Communications Coordinator

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


1925 W Thome AVEChicago, IL 60660


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. MUST be local and available to attend Bi-weekly meetings on Thursday evenings.

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
Coordinate social media campaign using Facebook / Twitter / Instagram presence, and seek out new social media outlets
Assist in the development of af 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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