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Donor Services and Communications Officer

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ORGANIZATION: 

The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) was established in 2004 to serve the five Valley communities (Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton) by increasing philanthropy in the region; managing and growing endowment funds; and making grants to local nonprofits to improve the quality of life for the people of the Valley. VCF is also the philanthropic partner of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (TCF).

As an organization committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, VCF is seeking applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.

POSITION:

The Donor Services and Communications Officer is an integral member of the VCF team who is responsible for executing elements of VCF’s communication strategies, assuring efficient and effective communication processes and supporting the communication of the VCF mission/initiatives. The Communications Officer is also responsible for organizing special campaigns and events.


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Support all communications efforts of the Valley Community Foundation including, but not limited to, publications, print and social media, and website

·        Responsible for developing, strengthening and managing communications programs and strategies

·        Ensure that the messaging from VCF is aligned with and supports ongoing and future needs

·        Support the public events of the Valley Community Foundation; support internal and external meetings and events, including scheduling, attending, providing logistics, and recording, as required

·        Develop marketing materials that support leadership’s vision

·        Assist in budget preparation and management of budget elements

·        Manage operations so as to support visionary leadership and operational success/effectiveness

·        Develop regular reporting and analysis, including key metrics reports, and analysis that accurately reflect communication effectiveness

·        Carrying out special projects, as needed


QUALIFICATIONS:

·        Bachelor’s degree required

·        Minimum five years’ experience in a progressively responsible position in development and/or communications

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·        Demonstrated record of accomplishment

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and proven database management skills

·        Demonstrated planning and organizational skills, including independent follow through

·        A commitment to an inclusive environment

·        Experience in the nonprofit sector strongly preferred

·        Knowledge and understanding of the Valley region strongly preferred


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/C.V. to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org with the words “Donor Services and Communications Officer application VCF-Idealist” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2021. No phone calls please.


The Valley Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

ORGANIZATION: 

The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) was established in 2004 to serve the five Valley communities (Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton) by increasing philanthropy in the region; managing and growing endowment funds; and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    July 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
Derby, CT, USA

How to Apply

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/C.V. to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org with the words “Donor Services and Communications Officer application VCF-Idealist” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2021. No phone calls please.


The Valley Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/C.V. to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org with the words “Donor Services and Communications Officer…

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