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Communications Coordinator

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) is seeking a team member to join our creative, supportive, and energetic office. The Communications Coordinator is a critical part of our team who guides the strategy for statewide messaging on sexual violence prevention and response, as well as communicates the work of Maine’s sexual violence service providers and MECASA.

MECASA represents and serves Maine’s local sexual assault support centers and provides training, technical assistance, and support to a wide range of sexual violence-related partners and community members. Our efforts include initiating and advocating for victim-centered public policy; providing expert training, technical assistance, and resources for providers and partners; funding sexual assault service providers; and informing conversations about sexual violence.

Diversity and inclusion are part of our organization’s core values; MECASA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status.


  • Understanding of and sensitivity to issues of sexual violence victimization, prevention, and response
  • Familiarity with Maine’s media landscape and best practices for effective media outreach, relationship building, and education
  • Demonstrated experience with new media platforms
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong computer skills, including comfort with design software and familiarity with web design
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
  • Willingness to accept a challenge
  • Ability to create organizational systems and exhibit attention to detail
  • Comfort with and ability to multiā€task
  • Proven ability to show initiative and creativity.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Accountable to the Associate Director              


  • Our organization is committed to work/life balance and supporting the people who work here.
  • Starting salary range of $40,000 - $50,000 based on tenure and experience.
  • Full-time, salaried position, working 40 hours per week.
  • Paid holidays, vacation, sick time, and retirement package in keeping with industry norms and a family-friendly schedule.
  • Health insurance
  • Applications will be accepted through February 18th, 2019.
  • First interviews (approximately 45 minutes) will take place in late February or early March.

Additional Job Information

Providing a salary range is a practice that models transparency and is one recommended strategy for advancing equitable compensation. 
$40,000-$50,000 based on tenure and experience
Augusta Area

Application Details

Please send cover letter and resume to info@mecasa.org.
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