Communications Coordinator

National Funeral Directors Association

The National Funeral Directors Association is the worldwide source of expertise and professional resources for all facets of funeral service.Through education, information and advocacy, NFDA is dedicated to supporting members in their mission to provide families with meaningful end-of-life services at the highest levels of excellence and integrity.

Position Details

Communications Coordinator
Southeast Wisconsin
Brookfield, WI

Responsible for supporting and coordinating communications efforts and assisting in the development and implementation of marketing and community relations activities that promote the Association and funeral service.

1. Write and edit compelling content for use in collateral, websites and social media.

2. Responsible for the development of blast email campaigns; including writing, distribution, scheduling, proofing, obtaining approvals and delivery to targeted audience.

3. Manage convention sign request process including all administrative/data entry, updating information, and routing signs to appropriate parties for approval.

4. Prepare CRM (database) email workflows for events and other projects, as needed.

5. Track flow of invoices and projects for communications division.

6. Management of promotional items and processes.

7. Execute Communications Division mailings, preparing materials such as media training binders, and maintaining Power Point presentations for brand consistency.

8. Provide overall support to the Communications Division.

9. Exhibit flexibility while infusing, creative and innovative approaches to all projects and events.

10. Support the goals and objectives of the strategic plan.

11. Seek and maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in funeral service.

12. Represent the Association at Convention and meetings, as needed.

13. Promote and assist in carrying out the Association’s mission, vision and goals in a manner consistent with the Association’s stated values.

14. Participate in special project teams and other work groups.

15. All other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or journalism or related field, with 3-5 years’ experience in communications. Must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, proofreading, time management, technology skills and interpersonal skills, as well as creativity, solid judgment, and ability to meet deadlines. Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize daily workflow. Strong PC skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Knowledge of Photoshop for web design a plus. Some travel may be required.

Competitive pay and benefits including generous PTO; health insurance; free dental insurance; and many more items!

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