Communications Coordinator

Job Description

This is an entry-level position within the Development Department designed to assist with a range of communication needs
including but not limited to research, writing, content development, and media relations. All to support the station’s
fundraising efforts as well as its mission to inform, inspire and entertain the communities we serve.
The Communications Coordinator Responsibilities:
 Write and distribute press releases while developing and maintaining press lists and media relationships.
 Help develop and execute communication and marketing strategies that strengthen Lakeshore’s brands across
internal and external audiences.
 Assist with the creation of content for various efforts including letters, on-air scripts and one-sheets.
 Develop, execute and monitor processes to collect feedback from our audiences as well as the community.
 Assist with grant research and grant writing.
 Represent Lakeshore Public Media at community events.
 Work closely with the Membership Manager to support the organization’s membership and fundraising efforts.
 Communicate programming opportunities for Lakeshore Public Media productions with program directors in the
NPR and PBS systems.
 Perform other duties as assigned by the VP of Development.

Required Skills

 Exceptional writing, editing and communication skills.
 Efficient computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office programs.
 Photography experience and knowledge of editing software such as Photoshop is preferred.
 Ability to work on a broad spectrum of projects, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Education Required

 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.


Generous personal time off
403 (B)
Health, Dental, and Vision

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to No phone calls please. EOE

Lakeshore Public Media

Merrillville Indiana

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