Communication Coordinator

Shift-ology Communication in Springfield, Ohio

Shift•ology Communication is currently hiring for the position of Communication Coordinator to support a variety of marketing and communication functions and various accounts in a virtual work environment. The duties of this fast-paced position are diverse and multi-faceted and require professional skills and a strong self-directed work ethic.

You will write and create content, develop promotional materials, organize meetings and presentations, support webinars, implement social media strategies, and interact with clients and their customers to deliver messages. You must possess superb written and verbal communication skills. 

The Communication Coordinator will assist account managers with supporting their client bases to help them grow.

We hope you’ll soon forget it’s a “job,” but the responsibilities of the position include, but may not be limited to:

  • Having fun!
  • Assisting account managers with client communication and marketing support
  • Writing news releases and articles for newsletters and e-newsletters
  • Developing e-newsletters through MailChimp or other platforms
  • Developing content for a variety of media/communication channels, such as shooting, editing and producing simple online videos, photography
  • Scheduling projects and tasks
  • Preparing project work plans and reports 
  • Creating campaigns
  • Coordinating and managing registrations, tutorials, evaluations and work plans 
  • Researching public opinion and best practices - conducting literature reviews, taking notes at focus groups, developing focus group questions, preparing research reports
  • Managing/monitoring client accounts on various social media platforms
  • Coordinating printing and promotions
  • Other duties as assigned

An especially important and fun aspect of this job is supporting our Virtual Farm Trips program, which brings together students in the classroom and farmers on their farm in a series of live, unscripted field trips. As part of your job, you will be supporting the VFT manager in:

  • Providing production support to clients for live VFTs
  • Onboarding new clients
  • Preparing teachers and students for their VFT experience
  • Scheduling VFTs
  • Recording/editing/posting VFTs as directed by VFT Manager and clients
  • Managing/organizing contact lists of current and past VFT registrants
  • Assisting the VFT Manager in developing leads, conducting outreach and coordinating/hosting events and activities to help grow the base of VFT clients

Requirements: Bachelors in Communication, PR, Marketing, Journalism or a related field. Experience in agriculture or bioscience is a plus. Excellent personal communication skills and experience delivering communication in written, verbal and other forms. Experience in digital marketing and online communication tools, including video conferencing/webinar platforms, is preferred. Must be able to handle multiple projects with challenging deadlines, and work independently in a team environment. 

Travel Requirements: Less than 20% travel for business and professional development purposes.

Work Hours: Full-time, salaried. Employee should set and adhere to his or her own regular schedule and be open to work outside of regular business hours. This is a deadline-oriented job and may require some work on evenings and weekends. Most evening or weekend events are scheduled well in advance, and the need to work outside regular business hours is primarily based on the individual’s ability to plan and meet deadlines during the workweek. Shift•ology Communication is primarily a remote-working team, providing you the tools and technology to connect with your clients and teammates from anywhere. However, office space is provided and in-person attendance is required for various meetings, events and activities as determined by schedules and client needs.

Salary and Benefits: Entry level position, pay commensurate with experience. Salary range $34,000-$39,000 plus bonus potential. Great flexibility is part of our virtual culture. 401(k) and profit sharing available the Jan. 1 or July 1 after 6 months of continuous employment. Mileage reimbursed at the current federal rate. 

About Shift•ology

Shift•ology Communication is a full-scale PR, Marketing and Communication firm based in Springfield, Ohio. We specialize in the bioscience industries, helping our clients Reach More, Convince More and Win More in the Food & Agriculture, Health & Wellness, and Energy & Environment sectors, as well as the local community. Learn more at and

To Apply: Send resume’ (or LinkedIn Profile), three references and work samples/portfolio to This position will remain posted until August 31, 2019 or until filled. 

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