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Community Engagement Coordinator

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Morris Animal Refuge
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 5 days ago

The Morris Animal Refuge (MAR) is looking for an organized, creative people-person with a flexible schedule who wants to join a team of animal lovers to coordinate event programming and run our social media platforms. Event coordination and budgeting will be the responsibility of the Community Engagement Coordinator with oversite from the Community Engagement Manager. Events range from happy hours to puppy yoga sessions in the park. This full-time position is supervised by the Community Engagement Manager and works closely with the Director of Development & Marketing, Lifesaving Coordinator, and Executive Director to ensure complete communication with partner groups, sufficient volunteer and staff coverage, and proper presentation during the event. Responsibilities include:


Event Preparation

  • Finding interested event sponsors and reaching out to MAR affiliates to pitch event ideas, build partnerships, and create fundraising opportunities.
  • Communicate with partner groups and ensure that event expectations are clear.
  • Create a plan for each event, including staffing/volunteers, arrival/pickup schedule, and animals to bring.
  • Carry out a marketing strategy for each event including print, social media, and email marketing.


Event Execution

  • Attend evening and weekend events, handling animals, and making sure tables look clean, neat, and presentable.
  • Greet all event attendees, give accurate information regarding MAR and our programs, solicit donations, etc.
  • Lead by example with volunteers and other staff to ensure that MAR maintains a positive and professional appearance at each event.
  • Unpack, organize, and clean all materials used at an event, keeping them out of the general shelter space.
  • Maintain an events budget of expenses and revenue.
  • Manage schedule of events to maximize program success.
  • Communicate events and needs with other staff.


Online Communications

  • Strategize, execute, and monitor an effective social media plan
  • Capturing photos and videos of the animals to help promote them on social media
  • Responding to social media messages and comments
  • Create and schedule a weekly email newsletter


Qualifications and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar
  • Familiarity and comfort using all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and more
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a van
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and outgoing demeanor
  • Organized, responsible, and ready to take ownership of our event programming and social media
  • Customer service-oriented with the ability to work with volunteers from all backgrounds
  • Must have a flexible schedule as event timing will change from week to week
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Creative, graphic design skills a plus


Position Type

Full time. 37.5 hrs/week. Must have Saturday, Sunday, and evening availability.


Salary and Benefits

Competitive wage will be commensurate with experience, starting at $12 –14/hr


To apply, please send an updated resume and cover letter to Carly Gove at cgove@morrisanimalrefuge.org.

 

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Morris Animal Refuge. Morris Animal Refuge is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status.

The Morris Animal Refuge (MAR) is looking for an organized, creative people-person with a flexible schedule who wants to join a team of animal lovers to coordinate event programming and run our social media platforms. Event coordination and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
1242 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

How to Apply

To apply, please send an updated resume and cover letter to Carly Gove at cgove@morrisanimalrefuge.org.

To apply, please send an updated resume and cover letter to Carly Gove at cgove@morrisanimalrefuge.org.

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