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Tennessee Disability Coalition

Communications Specialist

Tennessee Disability Coalition


Job Summary

The Tennessee Disability Coalition (Coalition) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Communications Specialist Position. Under the direction of the Director of Communications & Technology, this individual will be responsible for both internal and external communications to further the mission of the organization: to promote the full and equal participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of life. This individual must be comfortable working within a mission-driven not-for-profit organization.

The Tennessee Disability Coalition is committed to providing equal opportunity and equal access. No person will be discriminated against for any reason, including race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or Limited English Proficiency. In alignment with those principals, the organization requires that each employee adhere to the same standard of non-discrimination. To learn more about the Coalition, visit our website:

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing communications strategies
  • Work with Program Directors to support their communications goals
  • Manage Coalition social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Manage Coalition storytelling initiative
  • Website content management
  • Search Engine Optimization and analytics management
  • Development of promotional and informational materials
  • Graphic Design
  • Assist in event planning
  • Videography and editing
  • Email marketing

Other duties as assigned


  • 2 years minimum experience in the communications field
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficiency in adobe creative cloud and/or preferred graphic design software
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain trust
  • Must have the ability to handle a variety of assignments within a given timeframe and with minimal supervision
  • Must have the ability to interact effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultural traditions
  • Must be passionate about learning new tools to further the Coalition’s communications capabilities

Additional Information


This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position eligible for employer-sponsored health insurance, paid time off and enrollment in a retirement savings plan with an employer match.

How to Apply

A cover letter, resume, and sample of your work must be submitted via email to:


  • Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Education