WAC is hiring a part-time Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator!

Position Description
Job Title: Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator
Program: Across programs
Positions Type: Hourly to start; 30 hrs/week, $13/hr
Supervisor: Executive Director

Position Summary
The Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator will coordinate the implementation of
communications and marketing efforts across all programs of the organization. The Coordinator
will take the lead on event logistics, maintain accurate donor/member management database,
and manage the design and brand consistency of communication across platforms, including
website, social media and print.
Role: Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator
 Write, submit and follow-up to ensure placement on press releases and stories to
established contacts with local and regional media
 Coordinate and maintain all graphic design/key documents including one-pagers, annual
reports, posters, signage, flyers and brochures
 Create communication campaigns that connect and engage the public
 Coordinate website and social media updates, design and content
 Cultivate and expand membership development and fulfillment
 Actively participate on committees as necessary and appropriate
 Plan, implement and follow-up for all special events
 Coordinate event logistics, publicity, including public relations, advertising and collateral
material design, production and distribution
 Supervise and coordinate with event contractors
 Assist the Executive Director and board committees in other fundraising programs as
necessary
Key Competencies
Skills
 Excellent writing skills, including attention to spelling and grammar
 Excellent time management with strong attention to details
 Comfortable with website management
 Familiarity with a variety of online marketing, social media and donor management
tools, such as Mailchimp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or comparable platforms
 Excellent verbal communication and emotional intelligence
 Strong people and partnership development skills
 Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
 Concise reporting skills
Experience and Attributes
 Bachelor’s degree, or two-year Associate Degree with at least two years’ professional
work experience
 Entrepreneurial and with initiative to help identify and develop new opportunities
 Capacity to be flexible and undertake the range of duties efficiently in a variety of
contexts and times
 Empathy when dealing with people from diverse cultural, linguistic, religious and
socioeconomic backgrounds
 Flexibility to work during off hours for events as scheduled
 Driver’s license & own car for regular errands and meetings
About the WAC:
The World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana (WAC) is a non-profit member-based
organization whose mission is to promote cross-cultural awareness, education and tolerance
through nonpartisan and quality programming on current international issues for the state of
Kentucky and Southern Indiana. As a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the WAC
seeks to engage diplomats and experts across diverse fields to inform, stimulate and connect our
community to the most pressing international issues of the day and prospects for the future.
Through our Speaker Series, International Visitor Exchange programs, Education and other Special
Events, WAC offer our community the chance to hear directly from prominent world leaders and
experts on a variety of global concerns.
If interested, please send resume to xy.zhao@worldkentucky.org.

Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator Job Announcement

Congratulations to DuPont Manual High School!

2017 Academic WorldQuest™ Regional Competition, 1st Place: DuPont Manual High School
World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana

Team members: Agharnan Gandhi, Mark Raj, Aditya Mehta, Abilash Thout, Matthew Raj; Coach: Esther Tamplin

Congratulations to Coach Esther Tamplin and the team from DuPont Manual High School! This team placed 1st overall at the regional round of the World Affairs Councils of America’s 2017 Academic WorldQuest™ Competition! The competition was held at Bellarmine University on Saturday, February 4, 2017. They competed against 9 high school teams from across the region in a thrilling competition testing their knowledge of international affairs.

The World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana is proud to have had this accomplished team represent our council at this year’s competition! Congratulations to their coach, Esther Tamplin, and the team! What a fantastic job! The team will head to Washington, D.C. in late April for the national round at the National Press Club on April 29th, 2017!

Interested in learning more about Academic WorldQuest™? Visit our Academic WorldQuest™ Page for more info!