JOB TITLE: Communications Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
STATUS: Full-Time, Benefits
PAY RANGE: $20/hr+
Generator is a combination of business incubator, artist studio and classroom at the intersection of art, science, and technology. We provide the tools, expertise, education, and opportunity to enable all members of our community to create, collaborate, and bring ideas to fruition.
Generator’s Communications Coordinator connects our external community with Generator’s mission through storytelling and promoting our program offerings and events to a diverse audience. Responsibilities include maintaining monthly communications and outreach; creating digital and printed content; posting to social media channels; and keeping Generator’s website up-to-date.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Capture and share the amazing stories that unfold within the walls of Generator. Be our Storyteller!! Build Generator’s audience, and grow support for makers, artists, and entrepreneurs bringing creativity and innovation to our community
Create, produce, schedule, and maintain content for a wide variety of Generator audiences, driving traffic to Generator’s website, events, programming, and fundraising campaigns. This will include coordinating:
Paid Advertising & Event Listings
Generator’s Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube
Fundraising Appeals in collaboration with Development Manager
Coordinate production of engagement collateral in collaboration with the Executive Director to increase general marketing, branding, and development initiatives.
Maintain Generator brand standards across all media: website, graphics, printed collateral, and physical space including signage and decor.
Maintain Generator’s annual communications and marketing calendar providing consistency in our outreach.
Track and share monthly metrics for social channels, website stats, and email marketing efforts.
Deliver on corporate sponsorship commitments, with direction and support from the Development Manager.
Support Generator’s Fundraising activities and events as directed by Development staff.
Maintain Generator’s website content with the support of the staff team.
Support and capture events that engage Generator’s external community to promote the mission and highlight strategic partners and stakeholders.
Work to build and engage a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and safe community culture with an awareness for racial and gender equity; physical and socio-emotional safety.
File and archive Generator digital assets on a shared digital platform.
Attend staff team meetings
Support Generator with other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
1-2 yrs+ experience in digital media coordination
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A passion for storytelling and lifting up a community of makers, entrepreneurs, & artists.
Experience with WordPress or similar website builder
Experience with graphic design, photography and/or videography
Proficient in Adobe Suite, Canva, or similar graphic design platforms.
Experience with Email Campaigns & Management of Email Lists/Segments
A knack for applying consistent brand voice to all written communications
Experience managing a large library of digital assets
Experience in G-suite (Google Workspace) is a plus
Interest in being part of a makerspace community (shared collaborative workspace) grounded in interdisciplinary collaboration in the arts, entrepreneurism, and emerging technology.
Generator is committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective and thought. Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication styles, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should submit the following as PDF files using the following format: LastName.Resume.pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Three Professional References
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled – the first round of applicants will be reviewed starting July 25th, 2022.
Generator is a community makerspace providing STEAM education and tools to empower artists, engineers, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, and makers of all kind. 1) We provide free programming and have created policies to ensure that we have representation on each of our Selection Committees for equitable selection processes. 2) In 2020 we launched a BIPOC Scholarship for free 6-month membership and $300 in tool trainings to narrow the gap in STEAM skills and access. 3) Our #1 theme in our strategic plan is: Diversity, Equity, & Belonging: Generator aims to foster a diverse, equitable, collaborative, accessible, and safety-forward space and culture.We aim to build a sense of belonging among our members and provide opportunities for access. As an organization, we seek to be authentic, transparent, and responsive to our community. 4) We aim to diversify our Board to ensure representation for BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and women / gender-fluid are represented in this tech-based, STEAM-based industry. 5) Our community is diverse and it is important to listen to needs to continue creating an open yet safe space that honors what belonging means to all.