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Communications & Development Associate

Kennett Area Community Service (KACS) is seeking a full-time, non-exempt Communications & Development Associate. This is a newly created position and is a great opportunity for someone with a high level of self-motivation and the ability to work independently.

KACS is a nonprofit located in Kennett Square, PA that provides important life-sustaining services to people living in southern Chester County. KACS strengthens the community in southern Chester County through food, housing, and crisis services. KACS works to help create a community without poverty where everyone can live well. 

The duties listed below are intended as examples of the types of work that may be performed by the Communications & Development Associate and do not include all specific functions and responsibilities that the Communications & Development Associate may be expected to perform.

 Communications

·     Build broad public awareness of brand identification with, and support for the Kennett Area Community Service (KACS) its mission and vision, and the participants we serve.

·     Design, steward, and implement the ongoing communications and strategic engagement plans of KACS in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic plan.

·     Work with KACS staff and partners to listen to and amply the voices of our participants and other representatives of southern Chester County’s impacted communities.

·     Establish KACS as a leader in ending extreme poverty advocacy and service through all available channels, including but not limited to:

o  Printed publications, including brochures, annual reports, briefing papers, and fact sheets

o  KACS’s website, e-newsletter, and social media platforms

o  Publicity, advertising, public information programs, awards, and promotional activities

o  Podcast and video production

o  Media relations, including interviews, articles, and opinions


Engagement

·     Ensure that KACS’s communications and engagement initiatives fully align and strengthen the organization’s mission, direct service programs, and partnerships.

·     Develop and manage positive and effective relationships with public, private, corporate, philanthropic, and nonprofit sector partners to advance KACS’s mission, vision, and strategic plan.

·     Work closely with the Executive Director to carry out KACS’s annual development plan.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

·     Communications, public relations, community organizing, and/or advocacy experience required. Fundraising experience preferred.

·     Basic computer skills, including but not limited to the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Sharepoint as well as donor CRMs; must possess a willingness to learn about and use new tools as they become available. Social media proficiency a must.

·     Ability to multitask and work both independently and with supervision, on-site and remotely.

·     Must have a strong work ethic, be a self-starter with a positive attitude, with a good sense of humor.

·     Strong team building, communication, organization, and writing skills are essential.

·     Bachelor’s degree preferred.

·     Extensive and diversified background with at least 5 years of related experience.


BENEFITS

KACS employees are compassionate, good-natured, and caring. Working at KACS offers a good work-life balance, challenging work, and the ability to make a difference in the community.

We are offering a salary range of $35,000 to $40,000.

KACS offers the following benefits for full-time employees:

·     Health Insurance Plan

·     Dental Insurance Plan

·     Employee Assistance Plan

·     $10,000 Life Insurance Plan

·     SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan (KACS matches up to 3%)

·     Cell Phone Reimbursement

  

TO APPLY

Please email the materials listed below to the Executive Director, Leah Reynolds leah@kacsonline.net. Please make sure your resume and cover letter detail why you would be a good fit for this position.

1. Current Resume   

2. Cover Letter  

3. Three references   

4. Diversity Statement - A diversity statement is a one-page document explaining your experiences and commitments to diversity. 1) your values related to diversity, 2) your experiences working with diverse populations, and 3) your future plans related to inclusivity.  

Communications & Development Associate

Kennett Area Community Service (KACS) is seeking a full-time, non-exempt Communications & Development Associate. This is a newly created position and is a great opportunity for someone…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 19, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 17, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$35,000 - $40,000

Benefits

BENEFITS

KACS employees are compassionate, good-natured, and caring. Working at KACS offers a good work-life balance, challenging work, and the ability to make a difference in the community.

We are offering a salary range of $35,000 to $40,000.

KACS offers the following benefits for full-time employees:

·     Health Insurance Plan

·     Dental Insurance Plan

·     Employee Assistance Plan

·     $10,000 Life Insurance Plan

·     SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan (KACS matches up to 3%)

·     Cell Phone Reimbursement

BENEFITS

KACS employees are compassionate, good-natured, and caring. Working at KACS offers a good work-life balance, challenging work, and the ability to make a difference in the…

Location

On-site
136 West Cedar Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348

How to Apply

TO APPLY

Please email the materials listed below to the Executive Director, Leah Reynolds leah@kacsonline.net. Please make sure your resume and cover letter detail why you would be a good fit for this position.


1. Current Resume   

2. Cover Letter  

3. Three references   

4. Diversity Statement - A diversity statement is a one-page document explaining your experiences and commitments to diversity. 1) your values related to diversity, 2) your experiences working with diverse populations, and 3) your future plans related to inclusivity.  

TO APPLY

Please email the materials listed below to the Executive Director, Leah Reynolds leah@kacsonline.net. Please make sure your resume and cover letter detail why you would be…

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