Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Communications Assistant in Boynton Beach, Florida

Communications Assistant The communications assistant will support the key communications development functions at Prime Time, providing a superior level of customer service and adhering to the highest levels of professionalism at all times. This role comprises assisting with various communications, public relations, writing, graphic design, and layout needs for print and web-based materials. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Key responsibilities:Assist the communications manager in implementing Prime Timeand#39;s Strategy Communications PlanCollect success stories from the fieldServe as a photographer/videographer for Prime Timeand#39;s communication needs (events, trainings, presentations, etc.)Assist in editing and organizing photo and video librariesAssist in creating content for Prime Timeand#39;s social networking accounts (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.), including uploading information submitted by staff and approved by the communications managerAssist in researching, assembling, writing and producing Prime Timeand#39;s weekly e-newsletterAssist with the preparation (writing, design and layout), distribution and maintenance of all Prime Time collateral materials: annual reports, brochures, organization packet information, display board, etc. to ensure consistent organizational brandingAssist department with various writing assignmentsProvide administrative support to the communications department, including but not limited to, filing, scheduling meetings, preparing collateral packets and correspondencePerform all other duties as assignedLeadership:Actively participates in working toward attaining the team shared vision.Offers or obtains basic information or provides assistance on general matters.Customer Relations/Team Orientation:Identifies barriers to meeting customersand#39; needs and makes recommendations for ways to enhance customer service and value.Demonstrates the ability to join others and work toward a common purpose through demonstrating collaboration, communication and teamwork skills and abilities.Problem Solving and Initiative:Demonstrates the ability to be flexible within a changing environment, within the department, team and/or organization.Exercises initiative and proactive and creative problem-solving.Demonstrates the ability to function in a consultative or participatory environment.Planning and Execution:Proactively identifies and shares obstacles to effective performance and incorporates feedback from team members, supervisor and others to improve overall performance.Utilizes supervisor, whenever necessary, for support and coaching to maximize potential and achieve higher levels of performance.Takes an active role in personal and professional development, through training (on-the-job and formal) and through incorporating feedback from others into performance.Ensures that productivity levels are consistent with expectations.SOFTWARE/EQUIPMENT PROFILE Commonly used software includes:Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Access)Constant ContactAdobe ProfessionalPhotoshop 6Commonly used equipment includes:TelephoneComputerCopierFax MachineCalculatorJob Type: Full-time Salary: $39,000 Job Location: Boynton Beach, FL FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Reports to: Communications Manager Closing date to apply for this position is October 1, 2017 Prime Time Palm Beach County offers a generous benefits package including: medical, dental, vision insurance (offered at no cost for the individual), 401K matching program, vacation leave, sick/personal leave, paid holidays, long term disability (offered at no cost for the individual), life insurance, health savings account to offset employeeand#39;s deductible, ADandD, voluntary short term disability, voluntary supplemental life insurance, a paid day off for your birthday, and perhaps best of all, the opportunity to work in a growing and innovative organization that is dedicated to the children of Palm Beach County. Prime Time Palm B