CAIR-Chicago Seeking to Hire Communications Coordinators – APPLY TODAY!



CAIR-Chicago is now seeking two Communications Coordinators who will be responsible for meeting the communications needs of CAIR-Chicago.

The Communications Department adds vital perspective to public discourse, publishes in a variety of mediums, creates research reports and produces the latest in new-media including audio, video, graphic design, web design, blogs, and other multimedia.

See the responsibilities and necessary requirements below:



Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing graphic design, photography, layout, video editing and other multimedia needs
  • Creating marketing materials such as posters, fliers, print newsletters, e-mail newsletters, and announcements while upholding brand awareness and standards in all marketing materials
  • Researching and implementing the use of new technologies to enhance CAIR-Chicago’s communications (as needed)
  • Managing the website by regularly updating and creating original content
  • Effectively describing and promoting CAIR-Chicago’s work
  • Ensuring all communications adheres to CAIR-Chicago’s core values and mission
  • Facilitating the research and development of content for publication including annual reports
  • Coordinating original articles including letters to the editor and commentaries
  • Serving as a resource for news-media
  • Supervising interns to support communications department needs


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in related fields or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Adept knowledge on CAIR-Chicago’s area of work
  • Superior analytical skills and creativity
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to trouble shoot, solve problems, and pay strong attention to detail
  • Ability to establish priorities, manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Familiarity with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Adobe Photoshop expertise required. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Macromedia Flash proficiency strongly preferred
  • HTML, CSS, or content-management proficiency a plus. Willingness to learn required
  • Basic photography, film making, and video editing proficiency a plus. Willingness to learn required
Commensurate with experience. 



The part-time Communications Coordinator will have similar responsibilities to the full-time Communications Coordinator but with less emphasis on departmental management and more emphasis on graphic design, multimedia and marketing. The same qualifications are required.





To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to: Written samples and design portfolio required upon interview. (When applying via email please ensure to write the position title in the subject of the email.)