COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
1901 S. 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
3 years minimum
Commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package
ABOUT SCOUT and BOK
Scout is a collective of young, enthusiastic urbanists currently leading the redevelopment of the iconic Bok building into a creative hub for innovators, artist, entrepreneurs, community services and makers. With a mix of expertise - from design and planning to project management and community engagement - we bring a thoughtful pragmatism to our work. To learn more, check out www.scout-ltd.com.
BOK offers affordable creative office and studio space to small businesses, artists, nonprofits, small-batch manufacturers and beyond. The scale of the building means there is the ability to accommodate a wide span of users in spaces ranging from 200 to 25,000 square feet. BOK has grown to over 100 diverse businesses — ranging from non-profits, bakeries and test kitchens, architects and lawyers, designers and photographers, artists and craftsmen and women, musicians, a hair salon, a pre-school, and a boxing gym. For more information, please visit www.buildingbok.com.
Scout is looking for a professional, detail-oriented, and motivated Community Engagement Coordinator to join our team at BOK. The position will work closely under our Leasing and Operations Managers to ensure that BOK’s leasing goals and community objectives are well supported.
This role requires a constant professional and personable demeanor and confidence in engaging with a variety of internal and external community members — from tenants to civic associations to neighbors to community organizations and beyond. The ideal candidate is an individual who demonstrates flexibility and a strong ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, solves problems and acts with tact and diplomacy, and has great communication skills. We are a small, entrepreneurial, energetic team and therefore looking for someone who appreciates a fast-paced, start-up atmosphere and has the ability to remain highly organized in such an environment. Previous community engagement, communications and/or administrative experience is strongly preferred.
Candidate should have a minimum of three years work experience in community engagement or management and have the professional confidence to interact with a variety of people. Candidate must be detail oriented, possess excellent organizational skills, and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Candidate must be a highly motivated, responsible individual with a strong capacity to work independently, handle a fastpaced work environment with poise and maintain a friendly, professional demeanor at all times.
Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter for consideration. Scout also provides a competitive benefits package, including vision and dental coverage and simple IRA matching. Scout offers 20 days of holiday per year for all staff and numerous happy hours – in addition to 10 government recognized holidays. We work hard, but we like to have fun too!
To apply, send a cover letter and resume with “Community Engagement Coordinator” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applicants who include a cover letter, resume, and salary expectation and submit through the proper channel will be considered. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with the ambition of filling the role before the end of the 2017.