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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Homestead at Coon Rapids - Community Relations Coordinator

Since 2001 -- when Anoka Rehabilitation and Living Center was called Anoka Care Center, and was located elsewhere in beautiful Anoka, MN -- we've met the changing health-care needs of people in our community who seek short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and memory care. With the addition in 2013 of senior apartment homes and assisted living, the newly constructed Homestead at Anoka became a premier health-care campus, uniquely organized to provide residence, care services and amenities in homelike, safe and compassionate environments.

Join a team of professionals who are making a difference in the lives of people in the Anoka community!

We are currently hiring a full time Community Relations Coordinator.
This position is responsible for achieving and maintaining budgeted occupancy. The primary responsibilities of this position include working with the director to coordinate and implementation of an effective marketing plan, conducting community outreach with professional referral sources, coordinating special events, tracking/follow-up referrals, building and maintaining a marketing lead list and conducting tours with prospective residents and family members. Recruiting volunteers for the Volunteer group. Work on various fund development activities and lead the fund development team.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Two (2) year degree in marketing, communications or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding and ability to carry out an effective marketing and fund development programs.
  • Strong communication and follow through.
  • Empathetic in addition to having excellent customer service skills; friendly, flexible, enthusiastic and outgoing.
  • Well connected within the community and knowledgeable of community resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge in the field of geriatrics and special needs of the older adult preferred.
  • Strong aptitude in writing, reading, presenting in front of groups and articulation of speech.
  • Strong skills in multi-tasking, time management and prioritization.
  • Shows high degree of initiative and works independently with minimum supervision.
  • Strong organizational and follow through skills required.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and other Microsoft applications.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work situations.
  • Current unencumbered driver’s license and ability to travel daily in the community by car.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
Apply today to begin your journey toward a career where you will have daily opportunities to bring joy to those you serve.

Please apply at our website: and select The Anoka Rehabilitation and Living Center.
EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled