Communications & Partnership Specialist

Goodwill Houston’s Public Relations and Marketing department is seeking a Communications & Partnership Specialist. 

Job Summary:  

The Communications and Partnership Specialist will be responsible for providing day-to-day support for Goodwill Houston’s media and community cause partnership relationships. As part of the PR Team, the Communications & Partnership Specialist will also coordinate community awareness and PR campaigns and assist with PR, marketing and communications activities and initiatives. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Provides project coordination and oversight for new and ongoing partnerships
  2. Develops content and creative concepts for media and cause partnerships campaigns
  3. Works closely with all Goodwill Houston departments to identify and vet success stories
  4. Writes scripts and produces TV and radio spots, corporate videos for fundraising events and employee training videos
  5. Works closely with the VP of Public Relations to create and strengthen key media and community cause partnerships
  6. Coordinates on-location video shoots for media partners and in-house video projects
  7. Coordinates national PR and partnerships projects
  8. Performs other duties as assigned 

Qualified Candidates will have: 

  • A degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or related field is required. 
  • At least four (4) years of full-time professional work experience in a comparable position
  • Excellent project coordination skills and ability to think strategically
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals and personalities with a demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Proficiency in completing assignments independently, on time and within budget
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and thrive in fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • High standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in all Microsoft software applications/MAC proficiency is a plus
  • Previous media producing experience is preferred 

To apply send your resume and a cover letter to F_Darden@goodwillhouston.orgApplications without cover letters will not be considered.