Communications Associate

Part-time, 20 hours per week
Beginning May 1

Supports implementation of marketing communications strategy, including social media and website, advertising, communications for programs, events, and fundraising, invitations, online and print announcements.

Marketing and Communications

Supports listing of events and programming on various media and partner sites.
Manages distribution of print collaterals to regional information booths / partners
Manages digital marketing efforts
Supports content collection for bimonthly newsletter.
Support production of Annual Report, information gathering

Social Media

Supports regular listing of events, and posting goings-on and relevant information on Facebook Instagram and other social media outlets
Manages Constant Contact distribution lists and mailings
Manages online invitations, RSVPs and ticketing as necessary.

Website Management and Oversight

Supports updates to website content as necessary.
Manages digital marketing (lobby screen etc)

Public Relations

Helps maintain an image bank for marketing and public relations needs
Manages online press release updates/ availability 


Supports Executive Director and Director of Communications with administrative tasks as necessary.
Supports Events communication and detail organization as needed.
Helps as point person for CT Art Trail, CT Explored, and other peer organizations as needed
Helps with photographing program and events not covered by professional photographer
As needed, provides assistance to other staff to create clearer and more compelling communications and educational materials


Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of integrated marketing and communications and/or public relations concepts, and Social media savvy. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Core competencies

Strong writing / communication skills and ability to synthesize information
Ability to make decisions, stay focused and work under pressure
Ability to plan, schedule, gather information, organize, write and edit communications and meet deadlines in a timely manner
Familiarity with social media trends as they apply to the audience. General working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, and Emailing systems.
Facility with Website management and tools
Experience with research process and analysis a plus
Special events experience a plus

Compensation: $20 per hour
Start Date: June 2020

To Apply

Email cover letter, resume and three reference contacts to with “Communications Associatet Search” in the subject line. No phone calls please.