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Public Relations Coordinator

Chapter Headquarters - Austin

Make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is looking for a full time Public Relations Coordinator.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Promote Special Olympics Texas on a local, state, national and international level
  • Assist with writing, editing and distribution of Special Olympics Texas information
  • Assist and contribute to crisis communications planning and response as needed
  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate local, state and national media
  • Design, write and send eblasts for local events
  • Assist with planning of special events, including the Opening Ceremony for all state competitions
  • Assist with production of videos and graphics as needed
  • Update and maintain the online Media Room
  • Other duties as assigned; be willing to wear many hats!

  Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations or similar field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in public relations
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Deadline-oriented with good time management skills
  • Positive attitude and the desire to make a positive difference
  • Some evenings/weekends and some travel

 Benefits: Competitive benefits package, health/dental insurance and 401K Plan

 Send resume and salary history to Ref: CHPRC


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