Window to the World Communications, Inc. (WTTW/WFMT)
June 12, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
4 Year Degree
WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (classical music radio station) are seeking a Community Engagement Assistant to provide direct support to the Community Engagement Director and coordinate activities of WWCI’s Community Engagement Department.
Organize and staff activities for film screenings, children’s outreach and other community events and projects. Handle logistics, order catering, buy supplies, and set-up events and activities. Greet and check-in guests in a pleasant manner.
Provide Community Engagement Department news and information to Human Resources, Marketing, and Public Relations. Assist Directors in ongoing internal and external departmental communications, including writing letters/memos as required.
Process invoices, expense reports, supply requests and timesheets, funding and project reports for prompt handling by appropriate departments.
Research and gather information and other data in a timely manner.
Support other projects and special events for Production and Community Engagement.
Coordinate calendar appointments and meetings.
Other duties as requested.
Evening and weekend hours often required.
Highly organized and detail oriented
Timely and clear communicator
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: specifically, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel and basic graphic design skills in Publisher
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multitask
Strong business etiquette
EXPERIENCE: 2-3 years administrative experience in a fast-paced office environment. Knowledge of Chicago non-profit community and/or community organizing experience desired. Spanish language proficiency a plus.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree
About Window to the World Communications, Inc. (WTTW/WFMT)
Window to the World Communications, Inc. (WTTW/WFMT) is Chicago’s premier public media organization committed to creating and presenting unique content for television, radio, and digital media.
...dedicated to bringing Chicago and the world together and invite our audiences to explore the knowledge and creative life of the arts, sciences, humanities, and public affairs.
...committed to diverse perspectives, accessibility, innovation, community engagement, and life-long learning – we embrace the power of public service to make lives richer and our region stronger.
...trusted by parents, grandparents, care-givers, and teachers and provide educational content that promotes the healthy development of our children.
...balanced in our objective, in-depth reporting and encourage our audiences to engage in dialogue and make informed decisions.