Communications Coordinator
Common Sense Media Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Common Sense Media is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. We are growing and getting national media attention on a daily basis!

Presently we are seeking a Communications Coordinator to take on the day-to-day administrative duties of the Communications Department.


Media Relations
  • Maintain press contacts database. Includes adding/deleting contacts, entering activities/notes projects for contacts, segmenting/building lists for specific projects
  • Manage distribution of press materials to targeted press lists
  • Track and capture media placements in print, television, radio, and web outlets
  • Prepare reports summarizing Common Sense Media's press coverage on a monthly/project basis
  • Maintain the Kids and Media News section of the website

Internal Communications
  • Compile the kids and media Daily Digest morning email using major news sources
  • Work with all departments to create the organization's biweekly internal newsletter

Other Duties
  • Complete various research projects for potential/upcoming priorities, projects, and events
  • Provide administrative support to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications
  • Other duties as assigned

  • 2 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree in public relations, journalism, communications, or related field
  • Excellent organizational and writing skills
  • Comfort with media management database programs (Vocus, Cision, etc.)
  • Familiarity with technology, policy, parenting, and education press and reporters a plus

  • You are energetic, enthusiastic, and collaborative
  • You are organized and able to work on multiple projects with overlapping deadlines
  • You are inspired by the Common Sense Media mission
  • You have a great sense of humor – even when meeting tough deadlines

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Vocus, Cision, or other media management database program
  • Constant Contact

  • A chance to work with talented, passionate professionals
  • An organization that offers work/lifestyle balance
  • Rich, rich benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, a matching 401(k) plan, and - we’re not done yet – a gym membership
  • The opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of kids this generation and the next!

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