Communications Specialist

13 Apr, 2021


Communications Specialist

Palmetto Goodwill
North Charleston, SC

The Communications Specialist helps create and coordinate integrated marketing and communication materials that effectively portray and promote the organization and its mission with a focus on reputational management. This role will also assist in the development and execution of the organization’s overall marketing strategies.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes the tasks of researching, writing, editing and publishing Goodwill’s story of our impact that focuses on our mission and performance.
  • Builds a general awareness of the benefits of supportive programs with the intent of increasing public support and funding for the expansion of these programs and services.
  • Helps create content for social media, newsletters, annual report, and other special projects.
  • Maximizes opportunities to be featured in various types of media.
  • Writes and distributes press releases, media pitches, etc.
  • Optimizes website content for internet search engines, as well as keeping the public informed.
  • Educates staff members on communication processes and assist with internal communications.
  • Supports organizational events, promotions, trainings, services, etc.
  • Maintains organization’s speaker’s bureau and coordinates speaking engagements for executive leaders.
  • Complies with all agency policies, procedures, and safety standards throughout all work areas; maintains same to meet CARF, Department of Labor, and other regulatory standards.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Execute plans to completion and on time.
  • Ability to make sounds decisions with sometimes little supervision.
  • Coordinate and edit the work of others.
  • Respond effectively and efficiently to inquiries or complaints.
  • Work in a collaborative environment; freely give and receive feedback.
  • Adapt quickly to change; operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Travel locally as required.
  • Experience with content management systems.
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation, and organizational skills.
  • Video and photography skills a plus.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related field. Minimum experience of three years in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or Development.

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Job posted: 2021-04-13