Communications Coordinator
League of Southeastern Credit Unions - Tallahassee, FL

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The League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU), a trade association for credit unions in Alabama and Florida, is looking for an experienced Communications Coordinator with excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail to join our award-winning marketing and communications team.

This position is responsible for writing external communications related to LSCU initiatives; writing and editing our weekly eNewsletter and director's quarterly newsletter; assisting with content of our quarterly printed magazine; developing and pitching story ideas; cultivating media relationships; enhancing the company's social media presence on Facebook and Twitter; tracking media trends; and tracking the success of external communications. Other duties include writing news releases, editing/maintaining the corporate web sites, and assisting with various multimedia efforts, including audio and podcasts.

The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in journalism, communications, public relations, or related field, along with 2-4 years of writing/corporate communications experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, is required, as is working knowledge of the AP Stylebook. Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, and/or Photoshop is preferred. Having a working knowledge of audio/video recording and editing software, including Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro, and Soundbooth is a plus. The League is pushing more into social media and possessing Twitter and Facebook skills is a must. This is a highly creative team that thrives on synergy and working closely together.

Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision. Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability. Outstanding 401(k) plan including company match and profit sharing. Generous PTO; 10 paid holidays per year. Employee assistance plan, flexible spending accounts, pet insurance discounts, and Aflac also available. Business casual work environment. EOE

This position can be based in either Tallahassee, Florida or Birmingham, Alabama.