Communications Media Manager
League Of Southeastern Credit Unions Tallahassee, FL
- Expired: May 21, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) is looking to hire a full-time Communications Media Manager. Would you like to take your career to the next level with an employer of choice where you can enjoy a great work culture in a team environment? Our employees enjoy exceptional benefits, including health, dental, vision, paid time off, volunteer time off, a 401(k) plan with matching, paid holidays, professional development, and tuition reimbursement.
You can expect to work 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday, with an occasional evening or weekend event. This position is based out of an office. The LEAGUE OF SOUTHEASTERN CREDIT UNIONS represents 333 credit unions throughout the southeast region of the United States.
LSCU provides advocacy and regulatory information; education and training; cooperative initiatives; media relations and business solutions to support its members in fulfilling their mission. LEVERAGE, the LSCU Service Corporation provides best-in-class products... and services for credit unions across the country.
AS COMMUNICATIONS MEDIA MANAGER, you will proactively manage the communications and media relations program, which includes traditional and social media outlets, produce, and dispense newsworthy information to the media, credit union community and public. Manage and cultivate relationships with journalists and members of the credit union community while placing stories and commentary to ensure the movement's key messages reach its intended audience. The Communications Media Manager assists with developing media relations strategy and calendar.
This position supervises freelance writers and is a back up for the Communications Coordinator. In the Communications Media Manager role, you will also be responsible for: Growing and maintaining media relationships; develop proactive relations by writing news releases, facilitate media calls, identify media opportunities, and maintain online press room on LSCU website. Designing content, developing and managing editorial plans, programs, and calendars for internal and external communications initiatives.
Assisting with development and edits of content for education, advocacy, and educational communications. Writing external communications (press releases and op-eds) related to various LSCU & Affiliates initiatives including advocacy and governmental issues. Responsible for daily content and monitoring of social media presence Developing content strategy and manage production of videos, newsletters, annual report, brochures, and other marketing collateral.
Managing surveys for member credit unions and audiences as assigned. Assisting with writing and editing an exciting and dynamic daily newsletter, including developing content from within the company and across the industry. Attending selected lawmaker meetings, upon request.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR COMMUNICATIONS MEDIA MANAGER: High school diploma required. Proficiency with AP style required. Existing relationships with media outlets preferred.
The ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing deadlines is essential. Must be highly organized, able to multitask and work within deadlines. Professional demeanor and superior interpersonal communication skills required.
Must be flexible and able to work well in a team environment, while other times working individually. Must possess leadership and supervisory skills and must be able to supervise remote contract employees. Extensive experience utilizing MS Office, familiar with internet-based research.
Social media and traditional media experience required. Strong interviewing and interpersonal skills required. Strong written and verbal communications skills mandatory.
Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or public relations preferred. Previous experience in non-profit, government and/or trade associations. Knowledge and understanding of history, development and philosophy of the credit union movement.
TRAVEL: Occasional tra
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