Communications Coordinator

Company: Florida TaxWatch


Contact Person: Chris Barry

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017



The Florida TaxWatch Communications Coordinator is primarily responsible for managing the interactions between TaxWatch and the statewide media, and the digital presence of Florida TaxWatch. Working under the Executive Vice President and with the Director of Publications, the Communications Coordinator handles the official TaxWatch response to incoming media requests; composes news releases, opinion pieces, and columns; and actively promotes TaxWatch research and recommendations throughout the media. e Communications Coordinator is responsible for managing the TaxWatch social media accounts, maintaining the TaxWatch websites, and other related tasks. is position will also be tasked with assisting with the design and publication of TaxWatch research and marketing materials.

is position is full-time, salary + benefits, compensation commensurate with experience.


The ideal candidate will be able to work quickly and adapt to changing deadlines, be an excellent writer, have an attention to detail, and have experience or training working with the media. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS knowledge preferred.

Qualified applicants will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Political Science, Public Relations, or similar eld.

How to Apply

Please email Chris Barry at cbarry@ with your resume, cover letter, and writing samples.

Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled, preferred start date no later than August 1.