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Communications Coordinator

Central Atlanta Progress
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary is in the range of $45,000 annualized, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Focus Areas
Capacity Building / Volunteerism
Job Function
Event Planning, Marketing / Communications
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
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Job Details

Do you live and breathe all things ATL? Our Communications Coordinator position might just be for you. We're seeking an ambitious, entrepreneurial marketer who will assist our team with social media, blog writing, and administrative tasks.

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. (CAP) is a nonprofit corporation of Atlanta business leaders, property owners, and institutions working with each other and with the government since 1941 to help build a thriving center city. It carries out research and planning and serves as a catalyst for a wide range of programs and projects for the betterment of Downtown Atlanta. The Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID), founded in 1995 by CAP, is a public-private partnership and nonprofit, charitable organization that strives to create a livable environment for Downtown Atlanta. With a board of directors of nine private- and public-sector leaders, ADID is funded through a community improvement district.

Together, CAP and ADID are Atlanta Downtown.

We are seeking a Communications Coordinator, who will coordinate, execute, monitor, and measure the organization’s marketing and communications efforts under the direction of the Vice President of Marketing. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for marketing, writing, social media, and relationship-building.

Who You Are:

  • Lover of all things Downtown
  • Curious and Creative Storyteller
  • Social Media Savant
  • Thoughtful Connector
  • Always In the Know
  • Bold Innovator
  • True Teammate

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead outreach efforts – research, list-building, relationship-building – for key programs and projects as assigned.
  • Contribute visual and written content for communications projects including, but not limited to, website, social media, newsletters, and other methods of communication.
  • Assist in the execution of CAP/ADID’s social media strategy on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, with a focus on content curation/creation.
  • Assist with maintenance of the organization’s website utilizing an integrated content management system
  • Assist with the management of CAP/ADID’s constituent database and distribution lists, with a focus on Salesforce, Mailchimp and Critical Mention platforms.
  • Track and report the effectiveness of all marketing efforts (events, website, email, social media) through metrics and analytics.
  • Coordinate the monthly Downtown Marketing Roundtable meeting in collaboration with Creative and Marketing Specialist
  • Assist with project coordination to internal teams, coordinating project timelines, ensuring timely project completion, and communicating status updates and clear expectations for project execution
  • Create, edit, and send email campaigns to segmented audiences; keep abreast of industry trends in digital communications
  • Assist with the implementation of the Centennial Park District (CPD) marketing program

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform duties as listed above
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive and work effectively independently and as a part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, the ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects, meet deadlines, problem-solve and multi-task
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, MS Office, Google Docs, Mailchimp, and Salesforce
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills are required
  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous connection to Downtown Atlanta and/or experience with urban planning or place management
  • Experience with planning and producing events
  • Database management experience preferred
  • Expertise level experience with G Suite, particularly Google Ad Words
  • Project management capabilities

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, and smartphones.

This is a full-time position. Days and work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening, weekend, and early morning work may be required as job duties demand.

Work will be done predominantly in a downtown Atlanta office.

Compensation Package:  $40,000-$45,000 depending on experience. Medical and dental benefits, Short-term disability, and 401k savings program 

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to marketing@atlantadowntown[dot]com by end of day October 7, 2022. In your cover letter, please outline how your experience matches with the knowledge, skills, experience and training listed. Also share why you’re interested in the role.

Employment is provided through Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. CAP is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, religion, creed, political affiliation, race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation or national origin. The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time. Professional business references and a background check will be required for all final applicants selected for a position



CAP works to build a 21st century Downtown as the heart of the Atlanta region, a vibrant community with strong leadership and sustainable infrastructure that is safe, livable, diverse, economically viable, accessible, clean, hospitable, and entertaining. Our membership includes corporations, small local businesses, civic organizations, regional leaders, and property owners whose support allows progress to continue.

CAP is a private, not-for-profit corporation created in 1941 under section 501(c)4 of the Internal Revenue Code. A 100-member board of directors of Downtown’s most engaged and influential business leaders govern the organization. CAP has a long and distinguished history of civic planning and development activities, characterized by public-private partnerships tackling difficult problems over the long term, with a very high rate of success.

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CAP brings influencers together to explore issues, confront challenges, identify common agendas, and pursue mutual goals.


CAP participates in strategic alliances among economic sectors and the community’s most well-known assets.


CAP provides long-term persistence and continuity in taking on the community’s challenges and opportunities.


CAP provides vision and leadership, using its influence to catalyze collective action toward a vital, sustainable Atlanta.

Find Us
(404) 658-1877
84 Walton St NW #500
United States
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