Public Relations & Communications Specialist

12 Sep, 2022

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Public Relations & Communications Specialist

Farm Credit Council
Mechanicsburg, PA/Westminster, MD/Frederick, MD/Bel Air, MD

JOB DESCRIPTION

*One position available, qualified candidate may work in the Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Westminster, Maryland, Frederick, Maryland, or Bel Air, Maryland branch location.

*Hybrid schedule available.

Position Description: Telling the Farm Credit story and building brand awareness through promoting the Association’s mission to both internal and external audiences.

Areas of Responsibility include: 

  • Manages the Association’s community and media outreach efforts, including but not limited to press releases, media monitoring, article placements, and identifying/coordinating public relations and community outreach opportunities.
  • Develops Association’s print publications including our Leader magazine and other external newsletters.
  • Works with internal stakeholders to create and execute communications strategies for both internal and external audiences.
  • Oversees the management of the Association’s social media channels.
  • Works with marketing and sales to develop content for the website, social media, and other mediums, including blog articles, white papers, case studies, and other internal documents.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent area of study. An additional 5-7 years of experience required.
  • Advanced word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, personal computer skills, as well as understanding marketing and effective sales and communication strategies.
  • Experience in media relationship development and public relations strategy.
  • Demonstrates detail orientation and adaptability.
  • Ability to foster open communications; demonstrated listening and speaking skills.
  • Analyzes issues and produces effective, practical decisions/solutions.
  • Knowledge of the agriculture community and industry required.

Equal Opportunity Employer including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Learn more here

Job posted: 2022-09-12