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Communications & Administrative Manager

The Regional Coalition of LANL Communities is looking for a fun, motivated and talented Communications and Administrative Manager to help in aiding the Executive Director in a dynamic and rewarding work environment, with representation by elected and tribal officials throughout Northern New Mexico. You can work primarily from home, with the ability to attend and represent the Coalition in various meetings around the region, and contribute to a fascinating collaborative of individuals representing the best interests of the citizens of Northern New Mexico to the region’s largest job supplier: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The Regional Coalition is comprised of nine cities, towns, counties and pueblos surrounding the Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Founded in 2011, the Regional Coalition works in partnership to ensure national decisions incorporate local needs and concerns. The organization’s focus is environmental remediation, regional economic development and site employment, and adequate funding for LANL.

JOB DUTIES – The Communications & Administrative Manager is expected to aid the operations of the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities according to the Scope of Work items listed below. As a contractor, you report to the Executive Director and assist in fulfilling the Services Agreement for the RCLC.
The Regional Coalition is comprised of nine cities, towns, counties and pueblos surrounding the Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Founded in 2011, the Regional Coalition works in partnership to ensure national decisions incorporate local needs and concerns. The organization’s focus is environmental remediation, regional economic development and site employment, and adequate funding for LANL.

  • Primary Scope of Work:
    a. Assists the Executive Director (ED) of Regional Coalition in following the elements of its mission and effectively
advocating for them as a group.
    b. Serves as social media manager and public outreach coordinator.
    c. Manages website with ED and web developers.
    d. Effectively serves as an administrative support for monthly Coalition’s Board meetings
    e. Prepares and aids in distribution of monthly meeting minutes to the Board.
    f. Effectively manages and coordinates with the ED in implementing public information strategies on behalf of the Coalition as stated within the Coalition Communications Plan.
    g. Provides research support on technical issues pertaining to the Coalition.
  • Communication Skills:
    a. Verbal Communication Skills: Good command of oral expression; expresses ideas 
clearly and concisely; easily comprehends ideas expressed by others; able to 
explain and understand difficult and complex subjects.
    b. Written Communication Skills: Good command of written expression; expresses 
ideas clearly and concisely; easily comprehends ideas expressed by others; able to 
explain and understand difficult and complex subjects through written media.
    c. Presentation Skills: Is able to prepare and present quality presentations using a variety of tools and media; presentations are effective and visually appealing. This 
is a critical, required skill for the position.
  • Experience:
    a. Basic understanding and knowledge of the communities of Santa Fe, Espanola, Los
Alamos, Taos and surrounding region.
    b. Ability to follow detailed directions and takes initiative when appropriate.
    c. Ability to work with a team and Executive Director.
    d. Sensitivity to and ability to understand and work among sensitive political interests
  • 
Interpersonal Skills/Relationships:
    a. Understands basic public relations strategy and means; coordinates appropriate media for communication – TV, radio, social media, newspaper, group interaction, individual meetings.
    b. Ability to relate well to the Board, ED and others, makes people feel at ease, even in difficult situations;
    c. Fosters cooperative communication and working relationships with Executive Director.
    Technical Skills:
    a. Proficient in standard office document, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Microsoft Office or Google tools (docs, sheets, etc), either PC or Mac platform; familiarity with WordPress website management or equivalent; MailChimp email platform or equivalent; social media platform navigation.
    b. Bilingual: Spanish and English preferred.
  • Travel & Equipment:
    a. Requires travel locally in Northern New Mexico, opportunity for national travel possible
    b. Requires a reliable personal vehicle.
    c. Requires own office equipment: cell phone, computer, reliable internet connection.

MINIMUM SKILL REQUIREMENTS (unlimited space):
• Excellent communications and writing skills
• Excellent computer skills
• Proficiency in social media, Google web tools, MailChimp, WordPress
• Very organized and punctual

PREFERRED SKILLS (unlimited space):
• Bilingual – Spanish and English

INDUSTRY: Public Relations, Management Consulting
LOCATION: Santa Fe, NM
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled
JOB TYPE: Part-time
WORK SCHEDULE: Estimated 20 hours per week. Will compensate for any overage.
HOURS PER WEEK: 20+
RCLC CONTRACT MANAGED BY: ARC – Andrea Romero Consulting

WAGES: $15.00-$20.00/hr

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Resume & Cover Letter in response to position

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Andrea Romero, Executive Director
MAILING ADDRESS: 1101 Hickox St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
PHONE: 505.490.6155
EMAIL: info@regionalcoalition.org
WEB ADDRESS: RegionalCoalition.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATON: The Regional Coalition is comprised of nine cities, towns, counties and pueblos surrounding the Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Founded in 2011, the Regional Coalition works in partnership to ensure national decisions incorporate local needs and concerns. The organization’s focus is environmental remediation, regional economic development and site employment, and adequate funding for LANL. The 2015 Board of Directors includes Chair, Commissioner Barney Trujillo, Rio Arriba County; Vice-Chair, Mayor Javier Gonzales, City of Santa Fe; Secretary/Treasurer, Councilor Kristin Henderson, Los Alamos County; Mayor Alice Lucero, City of Española, Commissioner Henry Roybal, Santa Fe County; Darien Fernández, Town of Taos; Commissioner Mark Gallegos, Taos County; Representative Ron Lovato, Ohkay Owingeh; and Lt. Governor Ward Yeppa, Pueblo of Jemez.

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