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The Development & Communications Associate is a full time, non-exempt position at Real Change reporting to the Development Manager. This position is expected to have a meticulous attention to detail. This position will coordinate activities related to reaching development revenue goals including grants, individual and foundation giving, and events. This position will create and implement a comprehensive communications strategy to increase visibility and awareness of Real Change.

Primary roles and responsibilities:

 

Development (50%)

  • Expand our donor base through donor development, mailings and on-line giving
  • Manage Raiser’s Edge database through data entry and processing, report generation, and data analysis
  • Assist implementing fundraising campaigns (fund drives, events, etc.) including coordinating bulk mailings
  • Design and manage peer to peer fundraising pages and other recruitment tools
  • Draft and edit donor correspondences
  • Serve as an ambassador in the community at public events
  • Coordinate fundraising events in conjunction with other staff
  • Research and cultivate a broadened base of sponsors, foundations, grants and other donor opportunities

Communications (45%)

  • Create compelling social media content for multiple platforms, highlighting work across the organization
  • Manage mailing lists and email correspondence including producing a monthly email newsletters
  • Track, analyze, and report metrics and user interactions across social media platforms
  • Actively participate in department meetings and events to develop content around all Real Change activities and projects
  • Update and maintain the website to stay current with ongoing Real Change events, programs, and fundraising campaigns
  • Ensure communications tone and content is rooted in Real Change mission and values
  • Manage Google ad words and other communications or marketing campaigns as assigned

Other (5%)

  • Assist with truck unload on Wednesday mornings, and in the Vendor Center as needed
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, trainings and committee meetings
  • Participate in Strategic Plan workgroup
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with fundraising
  • Experience with content writing and graphic design for all media platforms
  • Experience with CRM databases and data management
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Event planning
  • Attention to detail 

 

Compensation: Salary range is $22.00 - $22.44/hour. Benefit package includes Health and Dental coverage, generous PTO - 3 weeks’ vacation, 2 weeks’ sick, 10 holidays, 403(b) Retirement Fund with a 4% Real Change contribution, flexible work schedule and professional development funds.

 

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to jobs@realchangenews.org with “Development and Communications Associate" and your last name in the subject line. We will be evaluating candidates based on the required skills- for a successful application, we encourage you to explicitly highlight your ability to perform these skills & any direct or related experience.


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Applications will be accepted as long as this job post is online; applications submitted by the deadline of Monday July 25th will be given priority consideration.

The Development & Communications Associate is a full time, non-exempt position at Real Change reporting to the Development Manager. This position is expected to have a meticulous attention to detail. This position will coordinate…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    July 25, 2022
  • Experience Level
    Entry level
Compensation
At least USD $22
/ hour

Benefits

Benefit package includes Health and Dental coverage, generous PTO - 3 weeks’ vacation, 2 weeks’ sick, 10 holidays, 403(b) Retirement Fund with a 4% Real Change contribution, flexible work schedule and professional development funds.

Benefit package includes Health and Dental coverage, generous PTO - 3 weeks’ vacation, 2 weeks’ sick, 10 holidays, 403(b) Retirement Fund with a 4% Real Change contribution, flexible work…

Location

On-site
Seattle, WA, USA

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to jobs@realchangenews.org with “Development and Communications Associate" and your last name in the subject line. We will be evaluating candidates based on the required skills- for a successful application, we encourage you to explicitly highlight your ability to perform these skills & any direct or related experience.

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to jobs@realchangenews.org with “Development and Communications Associate" and your last name in the subject line. We will…

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