The Communications Coordinator is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of marketing, public relations and communications for Horizons Community Solutions. Incorporated in 2002, and originally called the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, Horizons is a rapidly growing, nationally-recognized nonprofit organization. The Communications Coordinator plans, implements, manages and evaluates all public relations, marketing and other communication activities for the organization. His/her duties support Horizons’ various programs and projects, fundraising events, leadership needs, and the organization as a whole. The role includes serving as a spokesperson to various community groups and the media. The Communications Coordinator acts with a high level of initiative, responsibility and confidentiality in a rapidly changing and fast-paced environment. The position is primarily located at Horizons’ main office in Albany, Georgia, but may involve occasional travel in the South Georgia region.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the Events Coordinator is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of fundraising events for Horizons Community Solutions, formerly called the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia. Incorporated in 2002, Horizons is a rapidly growing, nationally-recognized nonprofit organization. The Events Coordinator plans, conducts, manages and follows up on at least four (4) major events each year, including recruiting and managing volunteers and soliciting business sponsorships. Events are typically held annually in Albany, Americus, Tifton, Valdosta and other South Georgia communities. In addition, the Events Coordinator works with third parties, such as community groups and schools, to enlist them in raising funds for Horizons. The Events Coordinator also performs other fundraising activities including, but not limited to, representing Horizons to civic organizations, businesses and the media. The position is located at Horizons’ main office in Albany, Georgia, but the Events Coordinator role involves regular travel throughout Horizons’ 32-county service area.