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Edgehill Neighborhood Partnership

Nashville Promise Zone Communications Coordinator

Edgehill Neighborhood Partnership

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Job Summary

The Nashville Promise Zone (NPZ) VISTA Communications Coordinator will build the capacity of the NPZ through communications and sharing the story. This VISTA will raise awareness and support of the NPZ by developing, implementing, and evaluating a public relations media plan, content for NPZ workgroup committees, and overall communication as approved by MDHA communication guidelines on an ongoing basis. In collaboration with the MDHA Communications team, this VISTA will support NPZ communications such as website or webpage, posters, flyers, press releases, articles, newsletter content, community success stories; letters to the editor; interview; and social media as approved by MDHA’s communication team.

Job Responsibilities

NPZ VISTA members will work as a collective with local nonprofits and community organizations to address poverty in the Nashville Promise Zone by building the capacity of its residents by addressing the goals of the NPZ: Increase access to quality affordable housing; Create jobs and increase economic activity; Improve educational opportunities and reduce violent crime, and improve community infrastructure. The Nashville Promise Zone VISTA Communications Coordinator will raise awareness and support of the NPZ by developing, implementing, and evaluating a public relations media plan, content for NPZ workgroup committees, and overall communication as approved by MDHA communication guidelines on an ongoing basis. In collaboration with the MDHA Communications team, support NPZ communications such as website or webpage, posters, flyers, press releases, articles, newsletter content, community success stories; letters to the editor, and social media posts.

Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours,  Permits attendance at school during off hours,  Car recommended.

Service Areas :
Community Outreach,  Community and Economic Development,  Neighborhood Revitalization.

Qualifications

Background in communications/media relations

Experience writing content for various platforms

Graphic design experience a plus

Skills :
General Skills,  Team Work,  Community Organization,  Writing/Editing,  Leadership,  Communications.

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Relocation Allowance
  • Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend
  • Health Coverage
  • Childcare assistance if eligible
  • Living Allowance

For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to allison@edgehillpartnership.org

Details

  • Date Posted: April 30, 2021
  • Type: VISTA / AmeriCorps
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Start Date: 06/01/2021
  • Working Hours: Flexible