Career Opportunities

We are Switchboard Public Relations. We are change makers, problem solvers, community connectors, and storytellers. We work with innovators and impact makers who are on a mission to change their communities and the world, and we’re always looking for talented and positive people to join our team.

If you’re a go-getter with a background in communications who knows how to get sh#t done, we’d love to hear from you. Send your resume to hello@switchboardpr.com and tell us why you’d be a great fit for #TeamSwitchboard.

Project Coordinator

Switchboard is searching for a well-rounded, organized, coachable, and detailed team member with experience in communications or marketing. We’re looking for someone who is proficient in coordinating projects as well as developing materials to support project success. Project coordination tasks include assigning and overseeing project tasks, managing project budget and scope, communicating with current and potential clients and leading small project teams.

If you don’t fit all of the requirements listed below but have a strong willingness to learn, we’d still love to hear from you.

General requirements

  • BA in business, liberal arts or social sciences
  • 1-3 years of work experience in communications or marketing
  • Track record of successful client and vendor relationships
  • Ability to develop basic materials in Adobe Creative Suite (laying out documents and creating basic marketing materials – email headers, social graphics, etc.)
  • Natural people person with a knack for connecting with others
  • Passionate about technology, impact, and development

Helpful but not required

  • Knowledge of North America’s media landscape
  • Previous experience working within an agency
  • Experience with CRM and project management tools (HubSpot and Asana)

 

Responsibilities

Project coordination

  • Manage client interactions and day-to-day aspects of multiple projects
  • Oversee, coordinate, and lead internal team to successful project completion
  • Manage the development of project teams by ensuring that project tasks are in line with team member’s skillsets
  • Find creative solutions to problems in a fast-paced environment
  • Ensure project tasks are consistent with client needs and project goals
  • Anticipate client needs and propose relevant solutions
  • Continually seek and capitalize on opportunities to increase client satisfaction and deepen client relationships

Technical skills

  • Experience developing and editing materials on a wide variety of platforms (ie. Microsoft Office, Google Docs Suite, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Mailchimp)
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize and report performance metrics (Google Analytics, social media analytics tools, Google Alerts, etc.)
  • Experience developing marketing content (examples include: e-newsletters, social media content, press releases and coverage reports)

Communication

  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to peers and clients
  • Tactfully communicate sensitive information both externally and internally
  • Confidently confront issues openly and quickly
  • Handle difficult personnel situations directly, using appropriate discretion and respect for individuals

 

Compensation range

$34,000–$40,000, commensurate with experience