Position Summary: 
Assists with the development and implementation of agency’s communication and marketing. Represents the agency in community settings for increased visibility and program development.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Represents the agency in a professional manner at local events, networking meetings, and other public relations activities.                     
2. Cultivates relationships with community partners.
3. Coordinates outreach for MI Choice Waiver and other agency programs.
4. Serves as event and activity coordinator. Assists with planning and performing the necessary arrangements, including location/space, food and beverage, supplies, decor, needed equipment (audiovisual, microphones), as well as content and presentation of materials for meetings, special events. Maintains calendar of activities.
5. Assists with the collection and organization of photos and videos of agency and partner activities.
6. Assists with the development, design, publication, and distribution of materials explaining and promoting agency programs, services, and initiatives, such as brochures, booklets, reports, newsletters, flyers, and other informational items aimed at targeting a variety of audiences.
7. Acts as a resource for leadership and department managers on a variety of communication, marketing, outreach needs, including training and preparing communications.
8. Organizes advocacy activities in coordination with the Advisory Council and other advocacy groups including position statements, special events, statewide activities.
9. Serves as backup for Policy Board and Advisory Council recording secretary or other meetings as requested. Serves with other team members as a backup receptionist.
10. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Requirements

EDUCATION:  Associates degree or equivalent experience in marketing, outreach, or communications preferred.
EXPERIENCE:  Collaborating with diverse communities, two plus years of experience in outreach, marketing, events coordination, and communications.


  • Initiative-taker and collaborator who can work cooperatively.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and multi-task while managing competing priorities.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make confident recommendations.
  • Skilled use of social media channels and targeted messaging.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from consumers, educators, social service personnel, staff, and the public.
  • Acts in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and open to change.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.
  • Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with staff and community partners.
  • Acute attention to detail and accuracy.

PREFERRED SKILLS: MS Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Canva and other publishing software. Also work with software programs specific to agency for data gathering. Multi phone line knowledge.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently required to sit at a computer for prolonged periods of time. May be required to perform repetitive motions of the hands, fingers, and wrists to do data entry. Use of telephone with headset or handset while using computer. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to fifteen pounds. The employee must travel in all kinds of weather and have reliable transportation.



Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.