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Job Description

Community Outreach Coordinator


A Community Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for connecting 7 Lakes Alliance with the surrounding community. Their duties include brainstorming potential partnerships or methods for engagement with the local community, maintaining a calendar for outreach events and working closely with community partners to plan and execute various outreach events, including the Farmers’ Market.

The essential job duties of a Community Outreach Coordinator duties and responsibilities may include: 

  • Public relations: Community Outreach Coordinator often will be part of creating strategic relationships with visitors. Public relations are a way that the Community Outreach Coordinator will communicate with visitors and the media to represent the organization. Press releases, brochures, social media, and email campaigns are ways a Community Outreach Coordinator uses public relations.

  • Gallery duties: Community Outreach Coordinator will be the public face of 7 Lakes Alliance and are expected to be professional, able to interact with visitors in the gallery; enforce gallery rules in a courteous manner; and attend or coordinate coverage for the gallery during the Farmers’ Market held Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. mid-June to September. Community Outreach Coordinator is expected to become knowledgeable about 7 Lakes Alliance to be able to answer visitors’ questions regarding the programs, provide a friendly and welcoming environment, and be prepared to personalize connections for visitors through one-on-one or group conversation.

  • Administrative duties:  Project management and event coordination are some duties a Community Outreach Coordinator may do that benefits the organization.

Since the Community Outreach Coordinator is the public face our organization and should have many skills relating to communication and management. Some skills a Community Outreach Coordinator should have are:

  • Communication skills: Both verbal and in writing to inform and persuade visitors, the media and people in the community of the organization’s purpose. A Community Outreach Coordinator’s communication skills are necessary to communicate goals to coworkers.

  • Project management skills: It is essential for an Outreach Coordinator to have skills in time management, scheduling other people and coordinating locations for events as well as vendors for events.

  • Administrative skills: Office skills are essential for an Outreach Coordinator because there are many issues and paperwork in coordinating events, media and people.

  • Ability to multitask with several project details at once: This ability is critical because events, people and members of the media need to be contacted and managed for effective publicity for the organization. 

Send cover letter, resume and 2 employment references to Mary Kerwood.