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Production Coordinator and Marketing Assistant

Job Location

United States


Type of Job



$26.72 - $31.43 per hour

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Published Date

Aug 26, 2022

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NRPA is currently seeking a full-time Production Coordinator/Administrative Assistant to join our Marketing, Communications and Magazine department. Reporting to the Executive Editor/Director of Print and Online Content, you will help traffic coordinate content production of the magazine and provide project management support for marketing and communications team. In this position, you will work collaboratively with other departments to coordinate and schedule projects as part of the department’s Partner Engagement process. The Production Coordinator/Admin will play a key supporting role related to NRPA’s Annual Conference held in the fall each year.


Specifically, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Serve as the traffic coordinator for MarComm’s Partner Engagement process
  • Manage and maintain project timelines using our workflow management platform (
  • Provide administrative support for department’s senior leadership, including scheduling project planning meetings with other departments and key stakeholders)
  • Provide project management assistance for department

· Assist with NRPA/Parks & RecreationMagazine’s Media Guide and Editorial Calendar

· Compile monthly comp magazine copy list for physical mailing

· Maintain and distribute Ad/Edit Ratio Sheet (for postal service/printer)

· Generate annual Magazine Postal Statement

· Manage and maintain outside partner relations

· Act as point of contact for Magazine, Marketing and Communication customer service inquiries

· At Annual Conference, support on-site needs, including managing the magazine booth, logistics support for team and preparing meeting minutes during in-person editorial advisory board meeting



· Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing/communications or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred; high school diploma/GED required

· Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook; knowledge of Microsoft Teams and desirable

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Creative, well-organized and attentive to detail

· Proven time management skills with ability to set and manage priorities effectively

· Some project management knowledge and experience highly desired

· Solid understanding of magazine publishing favorable

· Knowledge of HTML, CSS and Adobe Photoshop a plus


If these qualifications are a good fit for you, here’s more detail about what you will need to bring to NRPA to be successful:

· You are a self-starter

· You are adaptable and excel in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment

· You are customer service oriented

· You are willing and able to learn new skills and tools as needed

· You are committed to working collaboratively with a wide diversity of internal and external colleagues and inspired to be a contributing member of an inclusive work culture

· You are able to meet the typical physical and mental demands: Requires prolonged sitting with some bending, stooping and stretching, and eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard and other office and computer equipment

· You are willing and able to travel up to 15 days per year; employees visit NRPA Headquarters periodically and attend NRPA’s Annual Conference



Please submit the following required materials. Applicants without the following required materials may not be considered for this position.

· Cover Letter detailing your how your experience, qualifications and work style has prepared you for this position (limit 2 pages).

· Resume

NRPA is deeply committed to the core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and actively seeks to integrate these core values into all elements of our daily work. NRPA is an equal opportunity employer and highly encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, ethnic minorities, new Americans (immigrants and refugees), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, native people, and veterans.

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