Communications Coordinator

Classification: Hourly/Non-exempt

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Produce written and visual/multimedia content for email listserv, website, and social media networks to raise the visibility of our organization
  • Write and design regular content for website and email list
  • Use Photoshop and InDesign to edit photographs
  • Develop and post regular content for Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms
  • Plan and manage projects that use visuals, video, and/or multimedia storytelling to support AHLA’s work
  • Potential projects could include supervising design consultant work, and designing flyers
  • Manage website, including overseeing the production of new content and shepherding its ongoing development to include analytics reports
  • Developing and maintaining press and member databases
  • Managing and building master lists and event calendars
  • Coordinating with design associates and vendors 
  • Coordinating member and stakeholder events and supporting the team with the development of new marketing collateral
  • Work with the communications team to generate and release media advisories, press releases, and statements 
  • Assist in developing talking points for pertinent current events and programming for use by staff and allies
  • Keep track of current issues and strategies in the hospitality industry to leverage opportunities for AHLA communications
  • Support the implementation of new communications initiatives
Job Requirements and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, or Marketing 
  • 1-2 years of experience in a communications role at an agency, on the Hill, or media outlet + PR experience 
  • Knowledge of Cision, Real Magnet and Drupal a plus
  • Excellent project management skills required 
  • Demonstrated ability to write and edit clear, engaging, and grammatically correct content 
  • Demonstrated oral communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to convey information in a clear, concise way, synthesizing information and presenting it to others
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments
  • Self-motivated and team oriented, with a positive and go-getter attitude
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter indicating desired salary, and a resume to jobs@ahla.com.