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Project Coordinator - Military

US Social Impact | New York, NY | Contract

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a Project Coordinator. Please note: This position is temporary role for 6-9 months contract with possible extension. We are looking to hire a person who is passionate and interested in children’s media, implementation, project management, and outreach. This person must have extensive time management and organizational skills. He/she should show leadership potential, drive to learn more, and be an enthusiastic team player. Demonstrates initiative to take on new projects and solve problems.


Program-Specific Activities

  • Draft and manage program assets, including presentations, fact sheets, internal and external reports, concept notes, and executive briefings
  • Help to develop and manage work plans and timelines, including tracking deliverables
  • Offer management support for other USSI projects as needed as well as general office assistance within the department.

Marketing & Social Media 

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of social media campaigns for Sesame Street in Military Families, including paid ads and boosted posts
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of an editorial calendar for social media posts relating to the promotions, ad buys, and themes for the month
  • Manage social media partners by ensuring that we are sharing their materials and they are supporting our work.
  • Assist with the creation of partner toolkits and coordinate with partners to cross-promote social media campaigns related to their partnership with SS4MF
  • Work with USSI team to promote upcoming community launches, webinars, courses, and added content as it is created and published


  • Assist with the development and management of monthly and quarterly analytics reports for SS4MF; including information about the SS4MF website, partner activities,, resource distribution, as well as marketing & communication efforts 

Community Engagement & Distribution  

  • Assist with facilitating communications, press and marketing plans with partners or networks to increase the execution and visibility of SS4MF
  • Correspond with partners regarding upcoming activities, marketing, and events to ensure they have all materials needed from the SS4MF team
  • Attend monthly/quarterly calls with partners as needed to learn about on action plan progress
  • Manage military and veteran inboxes to communicate with providers and connect them with resources and trainings



  • Militray-connected and/or experience working with military families
  • B.A./B.S. College Degree required. Master’s degree in related field preferred
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in community outreach, social impact, project management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PPT
  • Proficiency in Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube etc.)
  • Extremely self-motivated and initiative-driven
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow through with long-term assignments
  • Strong communication skills, especially in writing and by phone
  • Attention to detail and exhibit time management skills, including prioritizing, juggling multiple assignments, and meeting deadlines.
  • Commitment to Sesame Workshop’s mission and core values

Desirable, but not required:

  • Experience/proficiency in Photoshop or similar design program helpful
  • Academic or professional experience in early childhood and primary school education.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity