Job Posting ~ Communications Manager

Communications Manager

CENTRO DE INFORMACION Elgin, IL, USA

Compensation ~$45,000 to $50,000 Annually

Benefits Offered ~401K, Dental, Life, Medical

Full-Time

Position Summary

Centro de Información is seeking an experienced professional to manage the agency’s communications, serving in the agency’s leadership team to best assist in delivering on its mission in the community.

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: This position is in-person and will be based in Centro’s main office in Elgin located at 1885 Lin Lor Lane, with some travel to Centro’s offices in Carpentersville and Hanover Park.

 

About the agency:

Centro de Información is a 501c3 non-profit organization with offices in Elgin, Carpentersville and Hanover Park. The mission of Centro de Información is to empower Hispanics with the ability to effectively integrate into our greater community through the facilitation of information, education, citizenship and well-being. Centro provides immigration and naturalization services, employment aid, an emergency food pantry, educational seminars, public benefits outreach and advocacy and more. Centro has been serving in the community since 1972 and serves over 7,000 clients each year.

Each office location (Elgin, Carpentersville and Hanover Park) is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

To learn more about Centro, go to www.centrodeinformacion.org.

Full time staff are eligible to opt in to medical, dental, life insurance and 401k retirement savings plans.

 

General Responsibilities

 

  • Assist the Executive Director in the planning of a communication strategy that establishes clearly the agency’s brand in order to effectively engage with the agency’s key stakeholder groups.
  • Work with all agency staff to develop new administrative procedures that include processes for how information about each program is communicated to the public.
  • Manage all promotional material, ensuring unity and quality in language, content and artwork.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with media representatives and communication-related vendors.
  • Develop interesting and effective press releases and information for media kits.
  • Maintain agency web pages, social media pages and analyze online traffic to update content accordingly.
  • Develop regular, quality agency newsletters and update newsletter mailing lists.
  • Manage communications budget.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of special events, including fundraising events and donor stewardship initatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skills

 

· Must be bilingual in English and Spanish (reading, writing and speaking)

· Excellent verbal and written communication

· Strong time management

· Proficient in InDesign, Canva or other graphic design software

· Experience creating and managing a comprehensive social media strategy and creating corresponding content

· Website management experience and proficiency in SquareSpace preferred

· Proficient in Meta Business Suite, Google Business Suite, comfortable with social media platforms such as Instagram, YouTube and TikTok

· Management of limited agency financial resources

· Proficiency in Office Suite, experience with MailChimp and GiveSmart preferred

· Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities effectively and professionally.

 

About CENTRO DE INFORMACION:

Centro de Información is a 501c3 non-profit organization with offices in Elgin, Carpentersville and Hanover Park. The mission of Centro de Información is to empower Hispanics with the ability to effectively integrate into our greater community through the facilitation of information, education, citizenship and well-being. Centro provides immigration and naturalization services, employment aid, an emergency food pantry, educational seminars, public benefits outreach and advocacy and more. Centro has been serving in the community since 1972 and serves over 7,000 clients each year.

Each office location (Elgin, Carpentersville and Hanover Park) is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

To learn more about Centro, go to www.centrodeinformacion.org.