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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineNovember 15, 2020
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$50,000+


SUMMARY:  The Communications Coordinator works with the Communications Department to develop, coordinate, produce, and edit internal and external material, written and filmed. This person is charged with developing content, including editing, layout and design, and distribution for RID publications and video communications. The Communications Coordinator should aim to produce high-quality communications for RID members and stakeholders which enhance the organization’s outreach and image. 



Job Duties




  • Responsible for the development and management of content for communications products  to supplement the Communication Department’s outreach, engagement, education, and messaging goals and in accordance with Association social media policy. 
  • Work with the Communications team and Board members (or other film subjects) on content development.
  • Work with all departments to disseminate a variety of information to membership and stakeholder organizations.
  • Support  web-based content development including posts, events, and press releases.
  • Attend the biennial conference and assist in the planning and implementation of media coverage including videography, interviewing, and press releases. 
  • Coordinate the production of the RID Annual Report.



  • Develop and implement advertising campaigns and marketing strategy for RID to extend its reach with members, stakeholders, and the community at large. 
  • Assist in copy editing, graphic design, and outreach for materials related to the RID Press publishing arm.
  • Conduct member and advertiser correspondence for RID web and social media channels.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the RID CARES initiative as an outreach tool and philanthropic effort of RID.
  • Work with the Communications team to implement an emergency response protocol for events which affect community members, specifically where malpractice is involved or when interpreters are asked to respond to crises.
  • Manage job listings
  • Recruit and manage advertising clients
  • Social media recaps, transcriptions and vlogs for Board Meeting and staff pieces 



  • Coordinate and manage layout design for RID’s publications and distributed content. 
  • Assist with the production of new RID Press titles – both creation of the manuscript  and publication marketing plans.

Skills Required


  • Both ASL and written English fluency required
  • Proficiency in commonly used Communications and marketing software and applications.
  • Proficiency in Adobe design software (e.g. inDesign, Photoshop)
  • Multicultural Competence 
  • Experience in writing and editing company communications materials, as well as marketing and manuscript publishing.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of two years of related experience in communications field.
  • Proven diplomacy skills with various stakeholders and commitment to customer service.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated administrative and management skills with the ability to work in a diverse team-based environment.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet strict deadlines.
  • Experience using audio-visual equipment such as video recording equipment and studio lighting sets and tools preferred but not necessary

Additional Info

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter of interest, and an updated resume via email, referencing “Communications Coordinator” in the subject line, to for consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

RID offers excellent benefits, including but not limited to: Medical/dental/vision/ life insurance; AFLAC; Flexible Spending; Retirement contribution matching; Generous paid annual, sick and personal leave plus all federal holidays off; Flexible work schedules and telework is available; EAP (Employee Assistance Program); Parking and transit subsidy.

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.