Job Alert! Salvation Army is hiring a PR Specialist

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The Salvation Army is hiring a Public Relations Specialist.

Job Summary:

Plan, evaluate, and advise (as necessary) all public relations/community relations functions (written communications, media relations, promotions) for the Area Command Purdue Center of Hope and Adult Rehabilitation Center) to ensure that The Salvation Army maintains a favorable and positive image in the community; develops and implements a yearly communication plan fully integrating all media to support the growth strategies of The Salvation Army; serves as liaison to all media entities to ensure the desired message is communicated; manages electronic media, including e-newsletter, website, social media; and mail appeal; prepares news documents for media dissemination and education; promotes and assists with Christmas season activities and other special events.

Physical and Mental Capabilities: 

  • Ability to meet attendance requirements.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
  • Ability to speak before large groups in person, by radio and television 
  • Ability to travel to various locations in order to participate in public meetings, conferences, etc. 
  • Duties are usually performed seated.Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

 

Special Knowledge Skill And Ability Requirements

  • Knowledge of public relations
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
  • Ability to speak before large groups in person, by radio and television.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Public Relations, Communications, or a related field,
  • Three to five years progressively responsible experience coordinating public relations/communications activities, including writing, media relations and promotions, i.e. managing social media and communications, public relations strategy development, graphic design, website management.

Certifications:

  • Valid State Drivers' License

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Venita (venita.vaughn [at] uss.salvationarmy [dot] org).