Communications Coordinator

Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants

The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) is a not-for-profit professional association with 8,000 members. Your editing ability, project management skills and creative energy are just what we need to help us position the MNCPA as a trusted resource to members, the media and the public.

Position Details

Communications Coordinator
Twin Cities Metro
Bloomington, MN

Do you have a passion for serving your audience by developing timely, relevant print and digital publications? Does AP Style excite you? Do you have a knack for project coordination and a way with the written and spoken word? Do you take pride in meeting deadlines? If so, we want to meet you.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as managing editor of the MNCPA magazine, Footnote, which publishes nine times every year. 
  • Lead the curation and production of This Just In, a daily e-newsletter sent to members. 
  • Assist in public relations efforts, including growing and nurturing relationships with key reporters, and developing relevant story ideas to pitch. 
  • Coordinate, promote in-house and partner programs to help the public, such as the annual Taxline phonebank with KARE 11. 
  • Facilitate select meetings, including those with staff and/or members. 
  • Regularly update various webpages on the MNCPA website.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in communications, journalism or related field. 
  • Three to six years of experience in communications or related field. 
  • Solid editing, writing and proofing skills with a journalistic emphasis and familiarity with AP Style. 
  • Strong project management and organizational skills. 
  • Careful attention to detail. 
  • Experience working with the media, including print, radio and television. 
  • Familiarity with association, email and web content management systems. 
  • Proficiency in basic Microsoft Office programs and databases; Adobe skills a plus.

This is a full-time position (37.5-hour workweek) with great benefits, including health, dental and disability insurance, flex time, work-from-home options, sit/stand desks, 401(k) employer match, profit-sharing and paid time off.

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