Communications Coordinator - KCSDV, Topeka

Position: Communications Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Topeka, KS

Posted: 4-11-2017

Responsible to: Executive Director

Primary Responsibilities:

To generate awareness about the issues of domestic and sexual violence and stalking, KCSDV, and member programs through the development and implementation of a communication plan and implementation of targeted public awareness campaigns.

Specific Duties:

  • Develop and implement a communications plan to create awareness about KCSDV, its member programs, and the issues of sexual and domestic violence and stalking; including development of media resources and training for member programs and KCSDV staff
  • Produce and disseminate public awareness materials for KCSDV and member programs with a particular focus on Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April), Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) and Stalking Awareness Month (January).
  • Assist with providing the public with information about KCSDV positions, campaigns, and initiatives
  • Assist the Executive Director in responding to current events and critical incidents as necessary
  • Produce and disseminate resource guides and information for Kansas media sources of all types
  • Produce and distribute the KCSDV newsletter 4 times annually
  • Actively manage and promote KCSDV’s FB, Twitter, and other social media
  • Manage development and awareness activities in collaboration with other KCSDV staff
  • Other tasks as assigned

Health, dental, life, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and retirement fund contribution.

Employment Status: Full time, non-exempt

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Needed:
Preferred baccalaureate degree in journalism and one to two years experience in media or public relations; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated skills in media, public relations, and events organizing; demonstrated knowledge, commitment and understanding of sexual and domestic violence advocacy in a socio-political context; a mastery of AP style; strong copy, grammar, and proof reading skills; computer proficiency in Microsoft programs and desktop publishing software. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references to KCSDV, 634 SW Harrison, Topeka, KS 66603 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , ATTN: Executive Director

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