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Communications & Events Coordinator

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Bread & Roses Community Fund
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 14 days ago

Are you a strong writer and editor who loves to tell stories? Do you enjoy the nitty-gritty details of planning events? Do you thrive in a collaborative work environment?

Bread & Roses Community Fund is the Philadelphia area’s main social justice fund and leading funder of grassroots organizing for racial, social, and economic justice. Our slogan is, “change, not charity,” because our goal is radical transformation of individuals and society. Since 1977, we have been connecting donors and organizers to move money into grassroots organizing by communities of color and across the region. We also provide training and technical support to movements for change, and work to build community across differences of race and class. Every year, we raise from the community every dollar that we give out, and the community decides where that money goes.

The Communications & Events Coordinator manages external communications across the organization and plans and executes a variety of fundraising events. The person in this role also provides communications support for development-related campaigns. This position reports to the Director of Communications & Development.

Key Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the director of communications & development, manage organization-wide communications, including website, blog, social media, email marketing, and print newsletter
  • Implement content strategy across all platforms
  • Project manage print newsletter
  • Draft and edit content for print and digital
  • Track grantee news for communications purposes
  • Create web graphics
  • Manage all fundraising events, including Tribute to Change, Change Ride, house parties, happy hours, and other events
  • Collaborate with communications & development team to plan event calendar and set strategy, goals, and fundraising objectives
  • Liaise with vendors
  • Solicit in-kind donations
  • Recruit and manage planning committee members and other event volunteers
  • Support development-focused communications
  • Collaborate with communications & development team to create and implement strategies for donor cultivation, stewardship, and engagement
  • Support production of appeals, acknowledgments, stewardship, and other development materials
  • Support reporting to individual donors and institutional funders
  • Support direct mail and digital fundraising campaigns
  • Manage Philly Jobs for Change listserve
  • Provide seasonal support of gift processing at high volume times; act as main backup person for gift processing
  • Proofread documents for other departments as assigned
  • Manage up and across as necessary to meet goals and objectives and ensure timely completion of tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills and experience

  • Experience in communications and marketing: strong writing and editing skills, content strategy and management, community outreach skills
  • Events management experience: Experience planning a variety of events from start to finish. Strong sense of ownership and resilience; problem solving mindset
  • Project management skills: manages a high volume of work with efficiency, stays on top of multiple projects, plans backwards, anticipates obstacles, identifies and involves stakeholders appropriately, uses resources wisely
  • Proactively learns new tools: stays ahead of the curve in an ever-changing communications environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Mission alignment: Shares our vision of liberation for all people and our theory for change of movements as the key strategy to get us there
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends

Location

This is a full-time position based in Philadelphia. Our programs are still operating remotely, but this position requires frequent work in the office. We have strict COVID-19 safety protocols in place and we revisit and update them in accordance with city, state, and federal guidelines.

Are you a strong writer and editor who loves to tell stories? Do you enjoy the nitty-gritty details of planning events? Do you thrive in a collaborative work environment?

Bread & Roses Community Fund is the Philadelphia area’s main social…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 10, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    November 5, 2021

Compensation

USD 45,000 - USD 45,000

Benefits

Benefits package includes generous paid time off, 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision coverage, STD, LTD and life insurance, FSA for health and childcare expenses, an employer paid health and wellness fund, student loan repayment assistance, 401(k) with 5% employer match after the first year, and more.

Benefits package includes generous paid time off, 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision coverage, STD, LTD and life insurance, FSA for health and childcare expenses, an…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
100 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19110, USA
Suite 1600

How to Apply

We strongly encourage Black people, indigenous people, people of color, women, LGBTQ people, elderly people, people with arrest and conviction records, and people with disabilities to apply.

Email resume and cover letter as one pdf to jobs@breadrosesfund.org with “Communications & Events Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. The deadline to apply is November 5. We appreciate all applicants, but we can only respond to those best qualified for the position.

We strongly encourage Black people, indigenous people, people of color, women, LGBTQ people, elderly people, people with arrest and conviction records, and people with disabilities…

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