Community Engagement Coordinator
The Community Engagement Coordinator performs diverse responsibilities in support of RMHCDC’s community outreach efforts. The Coordinator reports to the Director of Marketing and Community Engagement and works closely with the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications to spread the word about the families cared for by RMHCDC and the three core program areas. This person assists with donor relations, speaking engagements, and workplace giving opportunities.
Success in this position will require fitting into the culture of Ronald McDonald House. This will require a passion for the mission of the organization and for the families it serves. It will require the ability to work with a variety of volunteers, including board members, who support and help the organization. It will also require sensitivity to the needs and passions of a diverse staff.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Contributes to annual planning, including coordinating communication within the marketing and communications department and across departments;
- Supports staff and Board of Directors in their work to identify, cultivate, steward, and solicit existing and additional donors;
- Represents the charity at special events and third-party fundraising appearances;
- Speaks on behalf of the charity at corporate and workplace giving opportunities;
- Develops primary relationships with event committees and partners;
- Works to identify and implement new and creative methods for increasing peer-to-peer fundraising and community involvement;
- Assists the marketing and development teams to ensure corporate partner benefits are met;
- Works in conjunction with the marketing team to maintain event contacts, reconcile event income and expenses, and provide financial detail;
- Prepares meeting materials and coordinates attendance/appearance of staff or volunteers at events;
- Assists with marketing, including collateral materials related to donor development, recruitment, and retention (website, Facebook, email, print media, etc.);
- Acts as Staff Liaison to the Red Shoe Society including maintaining their roster, holding elections, assisting with their meetings, and coordinating their events;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Must be detailed, organized, and self-motivated.
- Polished communication skills with ability to interact well with the public, board members and staff.
- Maintains positive relationships with board members, donors and other stakeholders.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and remain calm in hectic situations.
- Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and tact required.
- Results oriented with an emphasis on maximizing the bottom line of fundraising efforts.
- Displays high integrity and honesty.
- Articulates the case for support for RMHCDC with knowledge, passion and conviction.
- Approaches new ideas and challenges with an open mind and the ability to see things from other’s perspectives.
- Interacts with diverse groups of people with clear and concise presentation of Charity goals.
- Perseveres through challenges with a positive outlook and adaptability.
- Intern(s) on occasion
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- 2-4 years of experience coordinating community events and appearances
- Valid driver's license required; Willingness and ability to travel (locally) to event locations for Charity business required
- Computer literacy with Microsoft products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Experience with fundraising, contact management or other database software preferred
- Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends
Employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance
Generous 401k match and paid leave
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resumé. Resumés without a cover letter will not be considered.
RMHCDC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds. It is our policy to ensure that all individuals are treated equally without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, expression, gender identity or veteran status.