Women for Healthy Rural Living seeks Communications Coordinator

Friday, September 8, 2023

Job Type: Part-time at 16 hours per week

About the position

The communications coordinator will create, manage, and maintain dynamic content for WHRL’s social media platforms, email marketing, and e-newsletters, focusing on engaging WHRL’s online audiences and building and deepening relationships while representing WHRL. The communications coordinator reports to the executive director. View the online post for this position at: https://whrl.org/about/employment/

 What you bring

  • Dedication to WHRL’s mission and values
  • Deep commitment to strengthening WHRL’s work within diversity, equity, and belonging
  • College degree or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Minimum 1-year social media-related experience
  • Experience writing and editing social, promotional, and informational material
  • Proficiency with social media platforms, especially Facebook and Instagram
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including active listening and emotional intelligence
  • Professional and emotional maturity that demonstrates warmth, dependability, responsiveness, initiative, flexibility, and a good sense of humor
  • Experience with MailChimp a plus
  • Video editing experience a plus
  • English fluency, Spanish a plus

If you don’t have all these qualifications and feel like you would be a good fit, please apply.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee all social media outreach and integrate content with other communication mediums
  • Create and implement social media strategy and content calendar in line with and communicating the organization’s mission
  • Work closely with the team to develop social media campaigns that help to achieve organizational objectives
  • Create and manage dynamic and thoughtful content in line with the organization’s mission via a range of media types (this process could include obtaining photographs, graphics, video editing, caption and content writing, and proofreading)
  • Respond appropriately to questions and comments on our social media page in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain a united and attractive aesthetic across multiple product lines with complementary images, videos, and text, actively reinforcing WHRL’s branding
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on metrics and analytics to measure the effectiveness of social media outreach
  • Research and stay up-to-date with social media trends and strategies
  • Create monthly e-newsletters
  • Assist with videography/photography as needed
  • Assist with content for semi-annual print newsletters
  • Assist with any other projects as requested by the executive director
  • Participate in staff meetings, fundraisers, and more as need be
  • Actively participate in training as required and needed


$18-$22.00 per hour based on experience and/or qualifications


  • Flexible work week
  • Vision and Dental insurance (beginning 1/2024)
  • Paid time off starts at four weeks (this includes vacation and sick days)

How to apply

Send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and contact information for three professional references. Additionally, in 250 words or less, tell us what you like most about Washington County and what you like least. Send all of these to apply@whrl.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until filled. The ideal start date is in November.

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