Public Relations Coordinator Duties
This classification assists in providing a positive
organizational image to the general public, clients,
shareholders and the community for specific unit or
department. The incumbent coordinates and participates in
the implementation of promotional ideas and activities in
support of a department/unit specific public relations
program to publicize and promote activities for programs for
general and specialized audiences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates and participates in the preparation of internal
promotional publications to include planning articles,
editing copy to conform to proper grammatical style, and
supervising the printing and distribution of publications;
Conducts interviews, research, and write news releases,
articles, and feature stories; maintain interface with
departmental personnel to elicit news and promotional items
Answers requests for information and articles concerning
activities within a specified unit/department.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree with major course work in related
curriculum AND eight years experience in journalism,
broadcasting, public relations, or a related field of work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to work independently, conceptualize project and
manage multiple priorities;
Ability to perform creative writing and related activities
such as conducting interviews, research, and copy editing;
Ability to communicate effectively;
Ability to understand and interpret information.