Zonta International is seeking an energetic individual who is ready to collaborate as a member of the team at our headquarters office located in Oak Brook, IL.
The Communications Associate provides digital and technological expertise, administrative assistance and project support to the Communications Department. Their work contributes to efforts to increase visibility of Zonta International, stimulate growth and retention in Zonta membership and increase contributions to the Zonta International Foundation.
This fast-paced, entry-level position encompasses a blend of responsibilities with the daily focus determined by project timing (membership renewal season, district conferences, education/scholarship deadlines, fundraising initiatives, special programs, etc.). Key responsibilities and expectations of the Communications Associate role include:
Support the Zonta webmaster in maintaining the Zonta International website as a key communication and marketing tool
Receive content and format layout for regular e-communications to Zonta’s membership
Collaborate with staff and volunteer leaders to create and edit videos for use by Zonta clubs
Maintain up-to-date email distribution lists for members, donors, special members, agency partners, etc.
Manage content files, photos and videos both on the website and in electronic file archives
Support basic sourcing and creation of images and icons for newsletters and on website
Respond to member inquires and club logo requests
Develop PowerPoint presentations and scripts.
Assist in monitoring Zonta International’s social media presence on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube
Respond to member inquiries via email and telephone
Provide general administrative support to the Communications Department as required and assist with special projects as they arise
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Other desired skills and experiences include:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to edit and write in English
Competencies in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred
Fundamental video editing skills required
Experience with website and social media platforms required
Great interpersonal skills that are relatable to members whose first language is not English
Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team
Organized with a commitment to project management and deadlines, yet able to adapt to changing priorities
Demonstrated personal participation in a membership organization/association or in a volunteer role
International travel experience desired, fluency in a second language helpful
Ability to work as needed to meet deadlines, participate in conference calls or support Board meetings (travel is possible but not required at this level)
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Zonta is conveniently located in Oak Brook, IL with easy access to expressways. Our staff enjoys excellent benefits and a friendly and casual work environment. We proudly support our 29,000 members around the world as they seek to empower women through service and advoca...cy. If you are interested in gaining experience in the international marketplace and learning more about human rights and gender equality then we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com.