Digital Communications Coordinator

Institute Details

Position Description

  • Institute Name : Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

The Position

The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) is seeking a motivated, organized, and collaborative professional with excellent written and verbal communications skills, a can-do attitude and growth mindset, and a deep commitment to a mission-driven organization. Reporting directly to the Director of Communications, the Digital Communications Coordinator will work with WICHE staff and partners to support the goals of the WICHE’s strategic communication plan through web, email, social media, and other content services.

Position Specifications


• Undergraduate degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or work experience in such related fields

• Basic communications competency (writing, editing, proofing, sound editorial content judgement, branding, accuracy)

• Project management skills, including time management, resource allocation, planning, risk assessment, problem-solving, adaptability, and critical thinking

• Experience with managing an organization’s social media channels (LinkedIn and YouTube a plus)


• At least two to five years of experience working with online platforms, especially web and email

• Interest in and/or basic understanding of Google Analytics and SEO

• Experience managing and entering and updating data in an email database

• Experience with event support, graphic design, video, and/or photography is a bonus but not required.

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