Project Coordinator Job Opening

Position Title: Project Coordinator – Full Time


Responsible To: Executive Director

Position Location: Springfield, Illinois


Basic Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinates and assists lead staff members in Association sponsored events throughout the year, specifically the Illinois Pork Expo.
  2. Works with the Director of Membership to coordinate the annual membership drive and address member concerns in a timely and efficient manner.
  3. Assist in planning efforts at the Illinois State Fair.
  4. Assists with website, advertising and social media efforts.
  5. Provides office support to other staff members on a variety of assigned programs including database management.
  6. Availability to work weekends and evenings for events.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or related discipline or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.  
  • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and highly motivated.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Strong familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, Instagram and You Tube.


Application Requirements: 

Please submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and three references to Jennifer Tirey – Executive Director at