Communications Coordinator

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.



5-15 hours per week. The Rogers Park Food Co-op is looking for a volunteer to help communicate our message to the community at large. The Communications Coordinator works with the Rogers Park Food Co-op Board of Directors, and with the Communications Committee and its Chair to develop and manage communication strategies for the Rogers Park constituency such as: Co-op owners, community supporters, and prospective funders and volunteers. The aim is to promote a positive public image and to attract new Co-op owners. The Communication Coordinator will manage internal and external communication, generate content for electronic and print communication, coordinate messages sent and received, and manage the organization’s communications calendar.


  • Coordinate social media campaigns using Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / LinkedIn / NextDoor / YouTube presence, and seek out new social media outlets
  • Help coordinate creation, production and dissemination of printed material
  • Coordinate schedules and maintain ongoing relationships with graphic designers, photographers and printers/publishing companies
  • Assist with creation and update of web-content
  • Implement e-communications for co-op owners, members, volunteers and potential owners/funders
  • Assist in the development of a branding strategy


  • Ability to work collaboratively in teamwork and to effectively manage several individuals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in cooperatives, food safety, and sustainability
  • Degree in communications or previous public relations experience a plus


  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-15 hours per week
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