Marketing and Communications Coordinator

North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc., the PBS and NPR affiliate of North Texas, is a not-for-profit public media organization reaching the fifth-largest population area in the United States through KERA-TV, KERA WORLD, KERA 90.1 FM and Triple-A music station KXT 91.7. For over 50 years, North Texans have turned to KERA as a vibrant destination for community engagement and lifelong learning. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at a constellation of websites, including kera.org, keranews.org, kxt.org and artandseek.org.  We currently see a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join our team.

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting in various elements of marketing, communications and public relations at KERA and KXT. The Coordinator reports to the Vice President of Marketing & Communications on all marketing and press initiatives for KERA TV, KERA FM, KXT FM and Art&Seek. The Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of organizational social media strategies; draft press and marketing communications; monitor and maintain media coverage; and assist in the execution of marketing and media partnerships. This position also will work closely with the marketing team on strategy and coordination of KERA’s social media initiatives and engagement. The ideal candidate is passionate about public media and possesses an exceptional command of all things social.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist Manager with day-to-day operations of KERA’s social media across YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Draft and post social media communications for several stations.
  • Assist in the creation of e-communications, including basic layout and photo editing.
  • Assist with all communications, including compiling and writing content for digital and print, and social media engagement.
  • Track media coverage and compile wrap-up reports for marketing and communications projects.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to provide social media and digital support.
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of special events.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in new media, communications, PR, journalism or marketing with 1-2 years of work experience in a media, marketing or public relations environment. Proven advanced skills in writing, copy editing, proofreading and digital and social media metrics are essential. Outstanding time management skills and the ability to complete multiple tasks on deadline are crucial. Innovative, creative and accountable problem solver and a self-starter. Must have a strong command of the following software: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other Office applications. Familiarity with content management systems (WordPress), Adobe Photoshop as well as digital photography and web video production is a plus.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please provide a resume and a cover letter summarizing accomplishments and qualifications relative to the position. Please also state how you found out about the position.  We thank you for your interest.  Please note that only applicants who meet the qualifications as stated can be considered.   Submit this information as you prefer:

 

E-mail to:       resume@kera.org

Fax to:            214-740-9323

Mail to:          KERA, Attn. Human Resources,

3000 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75201

 

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package based upon professional experience and achievement.

North Texas Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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