The Development and Communications Administrator leads the coordination of special events fundraising, individual giving, corporate relations, community engagement, and broader communications. The Administrator assists the Executive Director, Board of Directors and Volunteers in tracking and managing the organization’s individual and corporate giving, event- based fundraising, direct mail appeals and major donor management and cultivation activities. The Administrator is a critical member of Changing Worlds’ team and ensures all staff and program personnel have a consistent framework for marketing and communication materials and messages. The Development and Communications Administrator reports to the Executive Director.
Conceptualize, plan and execute dynamic, mission-centered activities and events for individual donor prospects and renewals (e.g. “ask” breakfasts, house parties, donor recognition receptions) in partnership with Executive Director, Board of Directors and event committees that raise funds, awareness and visibility of the organization.
- Oversee the coordination and achievement of Changing Worlds Annual Benefit and other fundraising events to include, event concept development, supporting the sponsorship procurement process, producing materials, publicity, facilities, supplies, volunteer recruitment, training, coordination and follow up activities, including acknowledgement.
Individual and Corporate Giving
- Process gifts and manage all gift information. Track giving activity in database, ensure all database information is current/correct, and create acknowledgement letters in a timely manner.
Coordinate all donor solicitations and communications including the annual and summer appeals, crowdfunding campaign, special fundraising campaigns and event invitations.
Support individual and corporate fundraising programs at various giving levels.
Manage the plans/timelines and strategies aimed at increasing the donor base, average donor gift size and total funding support secured from all donors in order to achieve annual financial goals.
Work collaboratively with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to coordinate the development of an individual giving and corporate fundraising plan including donor prospect identification, cultivation, acknowledgement and solicitation.
Manage the organization's donor database and work directly with the Office Manager to ensure (data entry, income processing, acknowledgments) ensuring that individual donor information, solicitation, acknowledgement and giving histories are current and accurate; using data to analyze and formulate plans to inform individual giving strategies as necessary.
Prepare monthly reports on progress towards goals and key metrics achieved.
Marketing & Communications
Develop, implement, and evaluate the organization’s annual marketing and communications plan.
Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic program collateral materials and strategies including the Annual Report, organizational brochures and e-newsletters.
Work in collaboration with the Executive Director and the Program Team to ensure all program communications are aligned with Changing Worlds’ brand, identity and overall communications strategy.
Create content and manage social media sites and the organizational website.
- Develop metrics, goals and supporting analytics to measure return on investment of marketing and individual giving strategies and campaigns.
Support the Ten Thousand Ripples Program by working with the Peace and Art Consultant in marketing and coordinating the program.
Market and coordination other community engagement programs such as corporate event and traveling exhibits.
Key Skills include:
Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced and team oriented environment.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and meet deadlines are critical.
- Superb written and oral communication skills, with a keen ability to connect with multiple and diverse audiences.
A bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field or an equivalent level of professional experience in nonprofit fundraising and marketing.
2-3 years’ experience of successful nonprofit fundraising and communications.
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet critical deadlines, working both independently and as a team member.
Intermediate computer literacy with proficiencyin Microsoft Office, donor tracking software, and e-communications.
- Highly skilled in managing a vast array of social media sites.
Changing Worlds provides employees with competitive compensation, paid vacation, sick and holiday pay, as well as access to the companies medical, dental and vision insurance plans.
How To Apply
If you are interested in the Part-Time Development and Communications Administrator position, please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com by November 3, 2017.