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Senior Coordinator, Community Engagement
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Senior Coordinator, Community Engagement

• Emerging Level

Summary

Reporting to the Director, Community Engagement the Senior Coordinator is responsible providing administrative and technical support of initiatives and projects associated with the department’s initiatives. Specific responsibilities include:

Category Production Coordinator 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Description

The WNET Group’s Community Engagement team develops and expands lasting, productive, mutually beneficial partnerships with local government officials, non-profits, and public institutions to build a dialogue that contributes to the content and relevance of WNET’s programming and the betterment of local communities. The unit focuses on reaching a broad range of audiences, with an emphasis on unserved and underserved communities.   The department’s mission is to expand the impact of WNET’s media by directly engaging with new and existing audiences, and enhance the role of the “public” in New York public media. 

Reporting to the Director, Community Engagement the Senior Coordinator is responsible providing administrative and technical support of initiatives and projects associated with the department’s initiatives. Specific responsibilities include:

•    Manage presentations, agendas, scheduling and general coordination of two state-mandated education committees, which each meet three times yearly;  
•    Develop, coordinate, and execute contracts, agreements, and payments with partner organizations and PBS affiliate stations, in collaboration with The WNET Group’s Legal department;
•    Serve as a liaison to in-house teams (may include Production, Digital, Education and/or others) s to develop and promote WNET’s community work, including website management, newsletter/s and social media; 
•    Maintain partnership information with PBS affiliate stations and partner organizations on a project-by-project basis; 
•    Coordinate across departments to compile online and in person metrics for education and community engagement events and programming; reporting on these activities for state funding requirements and other uses; 
•    Assist with creative development of community engagement department projects and proposals;     
•    Participate in the recruitment, logistical preparations, and technology set-ups for local and national outreach events and public programs; 
•    Provide general administrative support to the Community Engagement Department. 

Requirements

Qualifications include: 
•    One year of experience in a support role; candidates with experience in community engagement, education or media preferred;
•    Proficiency with Office365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneDrive, Sharepoint); familiarity with HTML, CMS web publishing (i.e. WordPress) and Adobe suite preferred;
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, solid organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and maintain flexibility when priorities change; 
•    Ability to work independently, proactively and manage multiple deadlines.

The selected candidate will occasionally be required to work evening and weekend events,  and may be asked to travel domestically.   Overtime may be required.

Apply online at WNET Careers.

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Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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