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Public Relations and Communications Coordinator
Title:Public Relations and Communications Coordinator
Department:Communications and Marketing
Job Level: Full-Time Staff Position
The incumbent will function as a member of Communications and Marketing team.

Job Location: Washington, DC
Position Summary:

As directed by the Assistant Vice President of PR, the Public Relations and Communication Coordinator aids in the implementation of the organization's communication, marketing and PR efforts. This includes supporting the Senior Vice President with administrative needs (25%), supporting the Communications, Marketing and PR teams with administrative needs (25%) and supporting the three teams through writing, editing, and other communications, pr and marketing needs (50%). This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in communications, marketing and pr who is a strong writer, has excellent attention to detail, a great work ethic and a professionally mature, outgoing people-person.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support such as reserving, setting up and taking notes for SVP and team meetings
  • Maintaining SVP Calendar, processing expenses and providing other executive support as needed
  • Process and own the details of vendor and other departmental contracts

  • Write, edit and otherwise contribute to press releases, media alerts, talking points and media briefings

  • Create and post content to various National Council websites

  • Respond to general email inquiries

  • Support webinar and email marketing
  • Other duties as assigned in general support of the department and organization


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree or at least one year of work experience
  • Experience with website technologies and WordPress preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Results-oriented with a high attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to build relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders

Organization Overview:
The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) is the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addictions treatment organizations. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association, the National Council for Behavioral Health’s mission is to advance our members’ ability to deliver integrated healthcare. Together with our 2,800 member organizations, we serve our nation’s most vulnerable citizens — more than 10 million adults and children living with mental illnesses and addiction disorders. We are committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life. To learn more about the National Council, visit

National Council is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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