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Marketing, Communication and Special Events Coordinator

Plymouth, MI

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 30 Sep 2022

Expires on 30 Sep 2022

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Marketing, Communication and Special Events Coordinator

Plymouth Community United Way serves the Plymouth, Canton and Western Wayne County area in Southeastern Michigan.

The area we serve is a fast growing part of Wayne County with all of the issues that can cause.  We work with local non-profits to support those in need in our area

Plymouth Community United Way



TITLE:  Marketing, Communication and Special Events Coordinator

REPORTS TO:  President

OBJECTIVE:   The Marketing and Communication Coordinator is responsible for the corporate image of the organization thru product development, public relations, marketing, communication and special events.


  • Develop and update marketing plans and special events calendar, with short and long range goals
  • Develop and distribute press releases and marketing correspondence
  • Maintain media database and relevant contact lists for marketing and volunteers
  • Develop social media plan, maintain information for social media
  • Develop flyers and materials for all marketing and special events
  • Coordinate all special events
  • Coordinate and monitor all event timelines to ensure all deadlines for events and marketing are met
  • Develop various types of marketing, special events and campaign materials (brochures, posters, video)
  • Coordinate The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
  • Organize volunteers for events
  • Write and publish Constant Contact newsletter
  • Participate in public speaking engagements
  • Attend agency fairs, business mixers and Chamber events
  • Assist with campaign as needed or required
  • Collaboration as team player with co-workers
  • Maintain website with current information
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  1. Bachelor’s Degree, with 1-3 years’ experience, in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Social Work or related field.
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills in person and on the phone
  3. Ability to multitask and prioritize
  4. Ability to accomplish tasks with little supervision
  5. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  6. Must be able to work evenings and weekends occasionally
  7. Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher and Canva
  8. Valid Michigan driver’s license
  9. Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs.


  • We are a small office so some overlap with other postions does occur.


●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
●    Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
●    Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
●    Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
●    Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.

Please send all resumes to  No phone calls please.