APH Career Opportunity: Internal Communication Coordinator
The Internal Communication Coordinator will work as a member of the Public Affairs Department staff to support the APH mission and strategic priorities. Successful candidate will work independently and as a team member to implement the Public Affairs internal communication plan. Position reports directly to the Director of Government and Community Affairs.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Support established guiding principles of internal communication, with a primary goal of connecting APH employees to corporate strategic plan goals and values.
- Oversee internal communication vehicles, including digital monitors, APH home page, and In Touch, the APH in-house newsletter.
- Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive, year-round schedule of text, photographic, and video content for digital signage throughout APH. Ensure that content is accessible to all staff.
- Work with DigitalSignage, a cloud-based signage platform, to create templates, media, and campaigns, and to build automated schedules and playlists.
- Troubleshoot minor network and player issues, and inform CTS (APH Computer Technology Services) or DigitalSignage of major issues with network related equipment.
- Organize, produce, and distribute In Touch newsletter every other month, working in collaboration with other Public Affairs staff members.
- Work with departments, teams, and staff throughout APH to gather information.
- Assist with implementation of the APH Intranet and bulletin boards throughout the facility.
- Conduct tours of APH for both staff and visitors.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent organization and time management skills
- Ability to research, analyze, compile, and catalogue information
- Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in clear, concise terms
- Demonstrate experience forming relationships among diverse populations
- Ability to make print materials and digital visuals accessible for people with vision loss
- Photography, videography, and graphic design skills
- Demonstrate the ability to convey the APH history, mission, and goals both verbally and in writing
- Ability to learn various technology platforms, programs, and interfaces
Education, Training, and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Access, Power Point, and Excel
- Fundamental understanding of html, file formats for video, audio, and image files and how these file types interact together. Knowledge of RSS Feeds and file conversion
- Proficient in the use of the internet and social media platforms
- Proficient in the use of digital cameras, downloading images and video, and basic manipulation of images
- Experience planning, coordinating, and hosting events
- Project management experience helpful
The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. An offer of employment is conditioned upon successfully passing a drug screening test and background check.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status.EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer.
Posted: January 5, 2017