Nonprofit

Community Outreach and Public Relations Coordinator

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Orangeburg, NY
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Published 24 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Part Time
Start Date
June 17, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Compensation
Up to USD $25 / hour

Description

Promotes the organization by creating a strong media and community presence.

In this role, the Outreach Coordinator cultivates, facilitates and represents NAMI Rockland at meetings, health fairs, forums and fundraising events. He/she develops collaborative relationships with other community based organizations to advance public awareness/ understanding of mental health issues and is responsible for training and utilizing volunteers for a wide variety of office procedures that support NR’s mission in the community.

Conversely, the Outreach Coordinator markets NAMI Rockland's scheduled activities/programs in print, broadcast and social media. 

  • Coordinate, organize, and communicate regularly with our constituents
  • Maintain website and social media communications.
  • Drafts press releases, newsletters and fliers to promote monthly classes and support groups.
  • Aids in promoting, expanding, and improving volunteer-member relationships
  • Recruits volunteers for special events, projects, local events, advocacy, and other program-related activities including participants for the Family to Family and Basics courses and volunteers to work our HelpLine.
  • Organizes and manages monthly Educational Forum.
  • Builds and maintains business partnerships/relationships for donations and event sponsorships
  • Represents agency at local meetings, schedule presentations with schools and civic groups.
  • Assists in the coordination of Special Events and donor programs.
  • Manages contact databases and lists, including for membership and supporters; provides accurate records and documentation to facilitate reports, as requested by Executive Director and/or Program Director.
  • Under the oversight of the ED develops grant opportunities and prepares grant proposals.
  • Answers office phone and manages the organization’s mail; provides clerical/ computer/ telephone support for board meetings, education meetings, fund raisers and other projects, as assigned.
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies, educational brochures, and hospitality supplies. Anticipates needs and orders supplies for mailings, presentations, fairs, classes and education meetings, as noted or requested by other staff.
  • Performs other tasks as requested or assigned.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse set of constituents and stakeholders for the achievement of common goals
  • Good team player
  • Proficiency with standard website and communication applications
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office, Google Workspace, database, and standard email programs
  • Ability to self-start and carry out tasks with minimal oversight
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle complex situations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities/activities, delegate effectively, and motivate others
  • Relevant 4-year Bachelor's Degree in the fields of marketing, nonprofit administration, or others
  • Previous experience performing similar job duties

Promotes the organization by creating a strong media and community presence.

In this role, the Outreach Coordinator cultivates, facilitates and represents NAMI Rockland at meetings, health fairs, forums and fundraising events. He/she…

Benefits

Paid training and vacation. No health insurance at the moment.

Paid training and vacation. No health insurance at the moment.

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills. Strong command of English language, bilingual (Spanish) an asset. Good writing, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently, multi-task , set priorities and meet deadlines. Knowledge of community resources. Some personal experience with individual(s) living with mental illness a plus. 

Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills. Strong command of English language, bilingual (Spanish) an asset. Good writing, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving…

Location

On-site
140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
Blg 57

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter.

Submit resume and cover letter.

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