The Communications Coordinator works under general supervision to write, design and produce print and online publications and communications materials for the Iowa Bankers Association and its affiliates, by performing the following duties.
•Publications Management: Manages the production of print and online publications for the IBA and its affiliates. Plans editorial calendar based on feedback from key stakeholders. Researches, writes and edits articles; takes photos; designs publications using desktop publishing software; facilitates stakeholder reviews and approvals; coordinates print production with in-house print shop; and distributes email versions using company software.
•Website and Online Content Management: Writes and edits website and social media content for IBA and its affiliates. Plans and implements content updates based on feedback from key stakeholders. Regularly reviews websites to identify and implement content updates needed to ensure accuracy and timeliness. Writes, edits and posts content to web and social media channels using web content management system and social media sites. Offers ideas and guidance to enhance content.
•Communications Materials Development: Coordinates, writes, edits, designs and manages the production of communications materials, including, but not limited to brochures, press releases, presentations, marketing materials and websites:
◦Brochures and flyers – Writes and edits copy for various brochures and flyers for IBA and its affiliates.
◦Bank Marketing Materials – Coordinates the development of quarterly marketing packets for use by member banks, including researching, writing and editing content
◦Press Releases - Researches and writes press releases to support public relations efforts.
◦Presentations - Writes scripts and prepares Power Point presentations for conferences and annual convention.
◦Other Materials – Reviews and edits other publications produced by IBA and its affiliates
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university
Required Work Experience: One to three years related experience and/or training in communications/journalism; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Technology Skills: Adobe InDesign, Adobe PhotoShop, Microsoft Outlook and Word
Required Skills or Traits for the Position: Writing and editing expertise; detail oriented; experience with editing to AP Style guide preferred; ability to manage and meet deadlines.
Internal Number: IBA
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