Communications Assistant – VISTA

Full Time

Full Year

Job Summary:


The Communications Assistant-VISTA will work with the Office of Communications in a wide range of areas in the communications field including marketing, social media, public and media relations, and content creation. This position will assist the Vice President of Communications in marketing and communicating the mission, vision, and values of Community Partnership of the Ozarks. A normal day may include writing a press release, making web updates, designing print materials, photographing events, updating social media, appearing at events held by the organization, creating marketing plans and strategies.

Reporting Structure:


The Communications Assistant – VISTA reports to the Vice President of Communications.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Attend meetings to assist with planning and development of communications strategies around fundraisers, events, and the work of Community Partnership of the Ozarks;
  • Create content and post content to the organization’s social media networks and website;
  • Assist in the design of posters, flyers, and various other forms of print advertising;
  • Assist in the scripting, shooting, editing and overall production of video project.

Essential Qualifications/Skills:


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • The ability to communicate with others and show respect to their ideas and needs;
  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities
  • Public speaking skills;
  • Ability to work with people from all socio-economic levels and backgrounds;
  • Adhere to the values set forth by Community Partnership of the Ozarks and understand that you may be acting as a representative for the agency at any time;
  • Ability to manage multiple task and projects simultaneously and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team, and collaborate with other agencies
  • Computer and internet literate;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office;
  • Experience with the graphic design, Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro as well as WordPress is a plus.

Position Clarification:


The position of Communications Assistant-VISTA is a paid position through the AmeriCorps*VISTA program. Interested applicants need to apply at egrants.cns.gov. Community Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer.