Education and Outreach Coordinator

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States Full-time

Looking for a new gig? Well, you’re in luck.

Firespring, one of Nebraska’s fastest-growing companies, is looking for a rock star to join our crew. In corporate speak, we provide printing, marketing, software and strategic guidance to thousands of brands, businesses and nonprofits. But nobody gets excited about corporate speak, so here’s the real scoop.

  • We bask in the Silicon Prairie, with offices in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa.
  • Firespring only hires passionate, ambitious people—the type who “bring it” every day, have each other’s back and truly give a shit.
  • With clients in all 50 states and on 5 continents, you could say we get around.
  • Inc. Magazine named us one of 50 honorees nationwide for their inaugural Best Workplaces Award in 2016.
  • Firespring received the 2018 Community Impact Award, which honors companies that go above and beyond through philanthropy and volunteering.
  • In 2014, we became the first Certified B Corporation in Nebraska, joining 2,000+ companies leading a global movement to redefine success in business.
  • Our B Corp status cements our core purpose of leveraging our people, products and profit to do more good.

That’s the skinny on who we are. Now we want to tell you about who we’re looking for.

Job Description

Firespring is on the hunt for a detail-oriented PR enthusiast who likes to think on their feet and get things done. The ideal candidate will have experience managing social media, pitching media and managing relationships. That’s a whole lot of fun in one job, right?

As the Education and Outreach Coordinator, you will be responsible for: 

  • Coordinating and organizing conferences and events
  • Identifying speaking opportunities for thought leaders.
  • Crafting press releases for Firespring and its clients. Then pitching and distributing press release to appropriate media personnel.
  • Scheduling webinars with influencers.
  • Moderating Firespring webinars.
  • Managing Firespring social media presence.
  • Supporting partner program and build relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Developing and optimizing PowerPoint presentations.

Qualifications

  • 1 - 3 years of marketing and/or public relations experience.
  • Ability to deliver on multiple project deadlines at one time.
  • Assist marketing team in implementation of marketing projects including webinars, trade shows, social media, content development, etc.
  • Strong written communication skills and proofreading.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong ability to speak in front of an audience.
  • Marketing, journalism, or business degree is preferred. 

Compensation and Benefits

  • SalaryYou don’t need to go to the grocery store to bring home the bacon. We reward candidates who wow us by offering competitive pay.
  • 401(k)Your parents preached about the importance of saving. Now we’re helping you get it done. Firespring provides professional financial advisors who will help you make a plan and guide your investments.
  • FunMillions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it—that’s not the case here. We have an indoor slide, a game room that includes shuffleboard, a pool table, a foosball table, a ping pong table and more. To put it mildly, we’re serious about having fun.
  • Miscellaneous benefitsNot all benefits are about the Benjamins, baby. Some of the things you’ll enjoy while working here include unlimited soda, tea and beer. And don’t worry about your duds—business-casual is the dress code here. Still looking to make your cubicle-shackled friends jealous of your new gig? Our company-wide social and recreational activities are sure to do just that.

Ready to come aboard?

Please include a cover letter. Resumes without one won't be considered. Seriously.

While we genuinely appreciate your interest in employment with Firespring, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

Firespring is an EEO/AA employer.