Communications Specialist | Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership

Posted on Dec 18, 2020
Type: Job

Job Summary

Broadly rooted in workforce development, the specialist will blend communications and external affairs tactics and principles to cultivate and maintain strong internal and external partnerships. This strategic thinker will promote The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership), its initiatives and workforce development network. The specialist will possess excellent writing skills to produce content for The Partnership’s website; media materials; newsletters; fliers; blog posts; reports; presentations and more. The specialist will create and curate meaningful, engaging content for publication on the organization’s social media platforms as well as contribute to special event coordination and successfully working cross functionally throughout the organization. The specialist will hold primary responsibility for website content oversight, ensuring accuracy and consistency throughout The Partnership’s communications.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field or equivalent experience, with a minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in writing for journalism and/or public relations; some professional website/content management experience preferred.
  • Able to travel around the City of Chicago and Cook County through either Ride Share, public transportation, a personal vehicle or other means to attend events/visit key sites in the Partnership’s workforce development network. If/when driving a vehicle, possession of a valid Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance required.
  • Able to work nights and weekends on occasion as needed.

NOTE: This position currently is primarily remote. 

Location

69 W. Washington St.
Ste 2860
Chicago, IL 60602

How to apply

For more details and how to apply: 

Communication Specialist
Applications close Monday, January 4 at 5:00 PM (CT)

If you are interested, please apply by the dead line on our website https://chicookworks.org/about-us/career-opportunities/. Please share the posting within your networks. You can find more information on our website.

Serious applicants must possess excellent writing and digital communications experience.

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