Nonprofit

Communications & Development Associate

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

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
July 1, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Salary
At least USD $52,000 / year

Description

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Riverdale Neighborhood House, Inc. (RNH) is of, by, and for its local community. Our mission is to strengthen our community in the Northwest Bronx by delivering programs and ensuring access to resources that build bonds, create networks, and promote equity across generational, cultural, racial, and economic lines.  We work with a vibrant, diverse community of over 50,000 residents who live in an area bordered by the Hudson River, Van Cortlandt Park, Manhattan, and Yonkers. RNH provides a wide range of programming anchored in regular needs assessments of our community.  Today, RNH offers no-cost pre-school education and free and low-cost after-school programs for children aged 2-13. Activities for high school students include internships, college advising, leadership development, and recreation. Adults participate in enrichment classes, community events, and volunteer programs. The volunteer-run Telephone Reassurance Program supports homebound older adults. To address food insecurity (1 in 5 households locally), RNH manages a mutual-aid fridge, an urban farm, and a farm stand.

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Riverdale Neighborhood House is seeking a creative, mission-driven and hardworking individual to join our team as a full-time Communications & Development Associate. Working closely with the Director of Community Engagement & Development, the Communications & Development Associate will play a key, strategic role in community outreach and RNH’s organizational growth. The Communications & Development Associate is responsible for managing RNH’s communications platforms, including creating content for social media and electronic communications, and will assist with overhauling RNH’s marketing strategy. The Communications & Development Associate is also responsible for managing the portfolio of individual donors, including maintaining a donor database, assisting with the cultivation of new donors, and supporting individual giving events, including fundraisers and community events. This position requires strong computer and ;organizational skills, an ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously, a creative spirit and an enthusiasm for forging relationships internally and with community partners. Having a ‘can do’ philosophy and being ready to help out with other priorities of the Community Division, as they arise, will also be a key attribute of this individual.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Communications

●     Manage organization’s day to day external communications across digital and print platforms, including organization’s website and social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook)

●     Solicit, coordinate, and create content in collaboration with organization departments, including developing marketing materials (flyers) and email marketing campaigns

● Develop communications strategy and style guide, including assisting with overhauling organization branding for innovative, effective and consistent approach

●     Develop analytical dashboard to track impact of communications strategy

●     Assist with community outreach including managing press inquiries

Development

●     Assist with the development of goals and strategies for fundraising campaigns targeting individual donors.

●     Maintain and serve as the department point person for the donor management database; update donor records, compile biographical information, create analytical reports and queries for various fundraising initiatives.

●     Provide key administrative and logistical support to individual fundraising events, ;including cocktail parties, as well as community events, such as the summer concert series

●  Maintain donor/guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties for fundraising events targeting individuals.

●     Coordinate and send out end-of-year tax write-off letters to all donors

●     Analyze and provide fundraising results to senior leadership for its review.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

●   Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and relationship building skills

●   Experience managing database and/or CRM platform

●   Strong skills in social media and website management, experience working with Squarespace and Mailchimp a plus

●   Graphic design skills and experience (i.e. Canva, In-Design)

●    Experience in event planning and production

●     Proficiency in Google Workplace (particularly Docs & Sheets) 

●     Self-starter, able to work independently, a motivational team player and creative thinker

● Outstanding attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously

●     Sense of humor and ability to work in changing environment

●     Exceptionally organized and detail oriented

●     ‘Can do’ mindset. Willing to take on tasks beyond role as required at the direction of ;the Board Chair and Executive Director.

WORK SCHEDULE:

● 35 hours work week - Monday through Friday.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

RNH is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, political orientation, or any characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law

Work authorization - United States (Required)



 

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Riverdale Neighborhood House, Inc. (RNH) is of, by, and for its local community. Our mission is to strengthen our community in the Northwest Bronx by delivering programs and ensuring access to resources that build bonds…

Benefits

Employee Benefits

● Vacation allowance, paid holidays and sick time. RNH also closes for one-week period at the end of the calendar year

● Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance

● 403(b) Thrift Plan

● Commuter Benefits

Employee Benefits

● Vacation allowance, paid holidays and sick time. RNH also closes for one-week period at the end of the calendar year

● Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life and…

Level of Language Proficiency

●     Bi-lingual English and Spanish

●     Bi-lingual English and Spanish

Location

On-site
5521 Mosholu Ave, Bronx, NY 10471, USA

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