The main purpose of the Marketing and Communications Coordinator (MCC) is to implement communication strategies with Palm Beach Symphony’s (PBS) key constituencies in an effort to promote a positive brand and name recognition within the community, while simultaneously positively increasing awareness of the mission and fundraising efforts. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, this position works to achieve brand consistency, coordination of messages, and the highest standards for both internal and external communications. This position is responsible for coordinating organization-wide design, message, and content generation, including electronic and print communications, as well as advocacy, media, direct mail, marketing, social media and public relations efforts.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a similarly-related field from an accredited college or university.
3+ years of experience in the communications/public relations/journalism arena.
Impeccable grammar, vocabulary, and communications skills, both verbal and written, with knowledge of AP Style writing.
Creativity, innovative vision, and passion for out-of-the-box thinking.
Ability to work in a professional team environment, ensuring tact and positivity are always maintained.
Detail-oriented person, capable of working under pressure, and multi-tasking while working with several projects and consistently meeting deadlines.
Efficient time management and innovative problem-solving skills.
Interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution and respect for cultural diversity.
Demonstrated skills in handling the details associated with planning, organizing, and implementing events and maintaining records.
Ability to communicate effectively with community leaders, donors, volunteers, media representatives and other staff.
Knowledge of the media industry
Ability to make presentations in a professional manner.
Deep commitment to the mission of The Palm Beach Symphony.
Proficiency with social media, Microsoft Office applications and communications applications such as Constant Contact and Raisers Edge/Blackbaud.
Nonprofit experience, photography and basic graphic design knowledge are all a plus!
Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an insured personal vehicle.
Additional Salary Information: The Marketing and Communications Coordinator position garners a competitive salary and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.
The Palm Beach Symphony (PBS) is a professional symphony orchestra comprised of the finest musicians in South Florida. Founded in 1974, the mission of PBS is to engage, educate and entertain the greater community of the Palm Beaches through live performances of inspiring orchestral music. From humble beginnings with a part-time conductor and volunteer staff, the PBS has flourished and now performs... five world-class concerts in a variety of historically important and intimate venues under the direction of internationally renowned Artistic and Music Director, Ramón Tebar.
In addition to our wonderful performances, PBS is committed to engaging and educating the community through our Education and Outreach Programs. Since its inception in 2013, we have been able to reach over 13,000 children through programs like STEAM Nights, masterclass and coaching sessions, side-by-side concerts, Children’s Concert Series, and our instrument donation program.
PBS continues to seek innovative ways to reach a broad and diversity community, and create access to cultural experiences for low and moderate income individuals. PBS has become a key cultural force across the Palm Beach County by nurturing an increasing interest and appreciation for the value and importance of classical music.