Communications Coordinator

Agency Santa Clara County Open Space Authority


Come and grow with us! If you love communications, project management and marketing and are interested in helping to protect and preserve open space lands for future generations, this could be the perfect role for you.

We are the Open Space Authority. We have protected over 16,000 acres of natural and agricultural lands in Santa Clara County. Our agency manages a system of open space preserves that are open to the public for hiking, bicycling and equestrian uses. With new funding, we are expanding our operations from top to bottom.

We need your expertise to help our team expand our scope and reach as we continue to make a difference for the community and the environment.

 Ideal Candidate

You are detail oriented and possess exemplary project management skills. Your strong communication skills and commitment to customer service enable you to effectively interact with vendors and outside designers to produce collateral, web and social media content, email blasts and signs for our events and preserves. Posting content to the web and social media sites, as well as creating simple graphics, are second nature to you. You enjoy using technology to streamline processes and scale communications campaigns and are familiar with database, customer relationship and content management systems. You are a team player and thrive on a shared sense of purpose, learning new skills, problem solving and creative collaboration to advance the agency’s strategic goals and vision.

The Communications Coordinator is an integral part of the Community Engagement Team whose goals include increasing community involvement in the mission and activities of the Open Space Authority, with special focus on multicultural and underserved communities.


  • Three (3) years increasingly responsible experience working in a communications department. Government, private sector, or nonprofit communications department, preferred.
  • Solid skills in database management, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent grammar, writing and proofreading with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Fluency in a language in local use besides English a plus

Salary range begins at $29.23 per hour. This is a full‐time position.

Go here to apply for the job:

The Open Space Authority strives to engage a workforce reflective of the community it serves. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, gender, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Posted 4/6/2015

Koff & Associates