Project Coordinator (Chicago)

Morreale Communications is looking for a Project Coordinator to support our award-winning communications team with energy, creativity and innovation. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent judgement and have an eye for detail, helping the Associate Vice Presidents and Project Managers. This candidate should also demonstrate a track record of developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across organizations, as well as, working in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. This position requires working in our Edison Park (Chicago) office.   


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 This position will work alongside senior-level management, providing support throughout all aspects of strategic communication efforts including: 

  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of project deliverables related to internal and external communications.

  • Helping to create presentations, foster stakeholder engagement, execute earned media opportunities, cultivate social media exposure and coordinate a wide range of events.

  • Providing extensive copy-editing support for a wide range of deliverables.

  • Performing administrative and organizational duties as necessary.

  • Additional duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS  

  • 1-2 years’ experience in the communications or transportation fields.

  • Proficient computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office Suite products including PowerPoint.

  • Solid multi-tasking skills with the ability to track and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

  • Strong drafting and copy-editing skills of professional correspondence and technical reports.

  • Strong understanding of federal, state and local government a plus.

  • Good presentation and communication skills (written, verbal), including the ability to understand and communicate technical transportation topics to the general public.

  • Capability to travel between project and client offices as necessary.

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and prioritize work tasks.

  • Punctual and reliable with the ability to work overtime as necessary.

  • Eagerness to learn and grow communications and marketing skills.

Interested candidates can send resumes to info@morrealecomm.com; Please include “Project Coordinator (Chicago)” in the subject line.