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Investor Education Coordinator

Date Posted:  Nov 10, 2021
Requisition ID:  273101

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Secretary of State:
It is the mission of the office of Secretary of State to deliver to the people of Indiana government-as-a-service that focuses on unqualified integrity and accuracy in our elections, consistent and principled regulatory methods, ceaseless protection of Hoosier investors, and the most efficient use of taxpayer resources.

Salary Information:

Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

Through the Indiana MoneyWise program, the Investor Education Coordinator ("IEC") travels the state on a mission to improve financial literacy and educate Hoosiers about investment fraud.  The IEC manages all aspects of the Securities Division's outreach efforts and works in close cooperation with the Securities Commissioner and the Secretary's Director of Communications.  The IEC is responisble for the creation and maintenance of digital content, including the Indiana MoneyWise website and social media channels.  This is a public-facing position, and the IEC is expected to attend a variety of events as a representative of the Secretary of State and the Securities Division, and at these events, the IEC may be expected to speak on behalf of the office on matters of investment fraud education and financial literacy.  These presentations are created by the IEC using the most up-to-date and accurate information available.  

A Day in the Life:

  • Outreach Events - Coordinate outreach events focused on fraud prevention and financial literacy.  Keep records of events and attendance.  Maintain relationships with key contacts associated with these outreach events and constantly search for additional opportunities.  All expenses related to outreach events, such as travel and registration fees, must be approved by the Securities Commissioner and the Secretary's Director of Communications.
  • Project Management - Responsible for the management of ongoing projects and creation and implementation of new projects.  Examples includes the Indiana MoneyWise e-magazine and badge day programs with the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana.
  • Indiana MoneyWise Digital Content - Manage the Indiana MoneyWise website and social media accounts by regularly adding and editing content.  Responsible for content creation and publishing of the Indiana MoneyWise e-magazine.
  • Reporting - Provide bi-weekly updates to the Securities Commissioner and the Secretary's Director of Communications on all outreach opportunities, partnerships, and project management.
  • Materials - Maintain the supply of educational materials.  Responsible for the ordering of new materials as needed.  Reviews current materials to ensure information is up-to-date and accurate.  Collaborates with the Secretary's Director of Communications on the creation of new materials. 
  • North American Securities Administrator Association (NASAA) - Participation in a NASAA project group focused on educational outreach.  Maintain strong relationships with IECs in other juridictions.  Attend training conferences as approved by the Securities Commissioner. 

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Baccalaureate Degree or 4-year equivalent
  • 1-2 years of experience in educational outreach, communications, journalism, or related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (comfort with public speaking is a must)
  • Comfort using a wide variety of digital platforms and technology (knowledge of Prezi is a plus) 
  • Ability to manage large projects
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks in detail
  • Ability to travel alone

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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