Upper Cumberland Development District has an opening for Special Projects. Special Projects personnel will support the Marketing and Communications efforts of UCDD and UCHRA across the 14-county Upper Cumberland region.

Duties include:

  • Support activities of marketing and communications-related staff, consultants, and vendors
  • Design and edit promotional materials as assigned. Uphold the image integrity of UCDD and UCHRA
  • Support function of communication; working with various internal departments and external entities to ensure advertising campaigns are compatible with the desired image of UCDD and UCHRA
  • Support the organization’s digital presence by making assigned revisions and updates to ensure information is correct and complete
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills (framing, grammar/spelling, editing, and proofreading) and exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to facilitate competing, time-sensitive projects
  • Ability to initiate and complete tasks as assigned and uphold the long-term vision for the communications function
  • Familiarity and experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, Microsoft Office, Trello, Google G-Suite, WordPress, etc.

The successful applicant will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or similar field/relevant work experience as a communication, marketing, or public relations professional.

Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to careers@ucdd.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer