Communications Coordinator

January 28, 2019

Company Name:
Second Harvest Community Food Bank

Title of Position:
Communications Coordinator

Second Harvest Community Food Bank located in St. Joseph, MO is seeking to fill the position of Communications Coordinator. This position will provide fundraising and marketing support through special events, volunteers, food drives, and public and media relations coordination for the organization in fulfilling its mission to acquire and deliver food resources, develop and sustain partnerships and increase community awareness to fight food insecurities within the organization’s 19-county service territory serving Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. Seeking Candidates with: • Bachelor's degree with a focus in public relations, graphic design, marketing, or similar field preferred • Two (2) years of related job experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform job duties. • Ability to work independently and as a team to meet goals and objectives • Strong written and oral communication skills • Proficiency with Creative Cloud applications Primary Responsibilities: • Develop and administer annual marketing plan for the organization; coordinate and promote the Second Harvest brand • Develop and coordinate relationships with media partners and communities we serve • Manage and distribute media communications on food bank activity and events to relevant media outlets • Provide briefing information and communication support for staff • Develop and administer website design and copy; manage and track social media activity • Assist Chief Development Officer to develop and coordinate direct mail program • Develop and implement annual Hunger Action Month plan • Ensure positional, company and departmental goals are being achieved • Ensure a safe, respectful, and ethical environment for all donors, staff, volunteers, and members • All other duties as assigned Position provides a competitive salary & benefits package. Please email resume to

Name of Contact:
Michelle Fagerstone

Email Address of Contact:

Job Posting Expires:
February 15, 2019