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Job Status: Full-Time
Salary: $x to $x
As our Communications Coordinator, you will work alongside the Communications Director to raise public awareness of our organization through online and offline channels.
As our Communications Coordinator, you get to
Work with the development department in aligning public relations and donor relations strategies and communications
Identify and develop relationships with media personnel, community partners and agencies to promote our services and events
Coordinate media requests and follow up, while serving as the secondary media contact as needed
Write and publish website, blog and email newsletter content
Maintain our organization’s social media accounts, including content creation and curation
Measure and report on the effectiveness of communications activities
Assist with other external and internal communications duties as needed
This job might be for you if
You have 1-3 years of communications experience – creating and implementing strategies and developing online content. A bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing or PR is preferred.
You’re a communications maven! You can crank out a press release, Facebook update or newsletter article without even trying. You’re willing to share your ideas among senior management.
You have the ability to collaborate with several teams at once, and you have no problem managing multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Computers do what you say. You are confident with the office suite, website content management, email marketing and social media networks.
Physical prowess not required
You won’t need the endurance of a stallion, but you will have some lightphysical demands (i.e. spending hours listening and talking; working on the computer and phone; driving to appointments and events; lifting light pieces of equipment and materials; and occasionally working long days, nights or weekends).
Steven Shattuck served as the chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang for 10 years. A prolific writer and speaker, Steven contributed to “Fundraising Principles and Practice: Second Edition.” He also supports the Association of Fundraising Professional's Fundraising Effectiveness Project, serves as an AFP Center for Fundraising Innovation (CFI) committee member, and sits on the faculty of the Institute for Charitable Giving. He is the author of Robots Make Bad Fundraisers - How Nonprofits Can Maintain the Heart in the Digital Age, published by Bold and Bright Media (2020).
You can find Steven Shattuck on LinkedIn