Public Relations / Development Specialist – Full Time
Public Relations/Development Specialist for the Wood County Committee on Aging. The purpose of this position is to increase visibility of and support for WCCOA through creative and consistent messages. This includes print, electronic, and social media.
Qualifications for this position include: Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, advertising, communication, journalism or other related program or demonstrate equivalent experience in related field. Must possess strong writing, research, and organizational skills. Must demonstrate and understand media relations skills, and exercise good judgment. Must be a self-starter with the ability to assess and prioritize projects and meet deadlines. Must have demonstrated grant writing and grant management experience. Must have experience in planning, organizing and coordination of fundraising; work collectively with diverse groups; work well with staff, volunteers, and the public; and prepare and present reports in a timely fashion. Must have the ability to function independently or as an active team member with all departments. Must be proficient with InDesign and Microsoft Office software (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher). Must manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity. Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral.
Must have a proven record of working harmoniously with older adults as well as colleagues. Must be eligible for bonding and insurable under agency policy. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s license with proof of auto insurance (state minimum). Must meet the requirements contained in Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 173-3-06.6 (B)(3). Compliance shall be reviewed not less than annually. Must successfully complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) records check, as defined in OAC 173-9-01.
Agency application available at the Wood County Committee on Aging, 305 N. Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio, on our website www.wccoa.net, or by calling 419.353.5661. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.