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Communications Coordinator

Arkansas Forestry Association

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Oct. 30, 2017

The Arkansas Forestry Association (AFA), the Voice of Forestry in the state, is seeking a talented communications professional to lead the association’s communication and marketing efforts as Communications Coordinator.  Organized in 1947, AFA is the only private, nonprofit organization that represents the entire forestry community in Arkansas.

Qualified candidates should be highly-organized, energetic, team-oriented, and possess the ability to build coalitions, manage multiple projects, and anticipate, identify and address emerging issues. Proven written, oral communication, social media and computer skills are essential.

Other required skills include experience with:

·         Print and electronic publication development, distribution and maintenance

·         Website Management

·         Media Relations

·         Community Relations

·         Fundraising

·         Advertising

·         Strategic Planning

 

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or marketing is required and at least two years of related experience is preferred.

 

AFA is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employees that includes health, dental, vision, retirement, vacation and holidays.

 

Interested candidates should provide a resume, salary requirement, references, and at least one press release, newsletter, magazine or other published article and one design sample to:

 

Max Braswell

Executive Vice President

Arkansas Forestry Association

1213 West 4th St.

Little Rock, AR 72201

 

Candidates may also send the required information by email to communications@arkforests.org. All applications must be received by November 30, 2017.

Contact Information
Jennifer Lambert Johnson
jjohnson@arkforests.org