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helpNYC Volunteer Communications Manager

Posted by
helpNYC Corporation
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The Bronx, NY
New
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Published 3 months ago

Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Position Type: Volunteer

Position Title: Communications Manager

Location: Remote


Purpose

helpNYC seeks applicants for the position of Volunteer Communications Manager to help support their mission, increasing accessibility to helpful resources for those in need throughout the five boroughs.

helpNYC is a peer driven community initiative that educates, advocates for, and provides direct services to people who are in need. We promote Human Rights, Social Justice, and social and economic opportunities. Our belief that people are the experts in their own lives is the essence of our work. 

The successful candidate filling the role of Communications Manager will be passionate about advocacy and believe in supporting the dignity of individuals.


What you will be doing

  • Establish and maintain the organization's communication calendar.
  • Ensures brand consistency across all communication streams.
  • Creating consistent, meaningful content including writing and editing to improve engagement, and promote campaigns.
  • Constructing brand consistent and relevant blog posts, event scripting and newsletters.
  • Communicating with organizational stakeholders, funders, partners, and community members.
  • Exploring opportunities with influencers and other strategically identified stakeholders.
  • Use analytical tools to make recommendations for engagement.
  • Preparing monthly reports for leadership.
  • Make suggestions on how to optimize the organization’s use of communication tools and streams.
  • Build the culture and role of the position within the organization.
  • Build and define the position’s capacity and identify funding opportunities.
  • Performing other duties when needed.


Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or High School diploma and vocational experience in related field preferred
  • Ideal candidate has cultural and societal competency.
  • Through knowledge of communications, publicity, and marketing management and strategy.
  • 3 or more years of experience planning and managing content in a corporate or agency setting, nonprofit organization experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.  Multilingual skills preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding, and experience with Google Workspace and other Google development tools; Mailchimp and other mass communication tools.
  • Knowledge of remote working best practices and etiquette.



Time Commitment

  • 10 hours per week minimum
  • The successful candidate can choose to work one day M-F for 10 hours or two days M-F for 5 hours each

 

Support 

  • Training for this position will be provided
  • This position will be part of a collaborative effort on the Development Team 

 

Benefits

  • Acknowledgement of Service and Certificate of Recognition
  • Networking opportunities

 

Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and supporting documents to opportunities@helpNYC.co with the position title in the subject line.


Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Position Type: Volunteer

Position Title: Communications Manager

Location: Remote


Purpose

helpNYC seeks applicants for the position of Volunteer Communications Manager to help support their…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
1854 Cedar Avenue, The Bronx, NY 10453, United States

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and supporting documents to opportunities@helpNYC.co with the position title in the subject line.

Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and supporting documents to opportunities@helpNYC.co with the position title in the subject line.

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