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Communications and Outreach Manager

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Volunteer New York!
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Tarrytown, NY
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Publicado há 14 dias

SUMMARY:  

The Communications and Outreach Manager role supports Volunteer New York!’s efforts to increase, broaden and deepen awareness of Volunteer New York! in the community. Specifically, the Communications and Outreach Manager divides their time between outreach to our nonprofit partners and to future volunteers. One important goal of this role is to raise community awareness for the inclusion of diverse populations, specifically those with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDDs) through support of our RISE program. The role requires the ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects and initiatives while maintaining a positive attitude and energy. Ideal candidates will do well speaking in front of a variety of audiences including agency staff, youth, older adults, individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and working professionals. Knowledge of Westchester and surrounding communities is  preferred.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

 

Communications 

  • Develop, curate, and share engaging content across Volunteer New York!’s social media platforms, maintaining a unified voice across different channels that engages target audiences 
  • Develop collateral materials and volunteer recruitment emails, approved by Director of Communications, for select programs/events throughout the year  
  • Share events on community calendars 
  • Take photos and capture video at events, as needed 
  • Collaborate with Director of Communications to establish a communications calendar 
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools, and applications 
  • Review analytics and create reports on key metrics 
  • Complete special projects as assigned by the Director of Communications. 

 

Volunteer Outreach 

  • Deliver presentations to prospective volunteers 
  • Attend and distribute Volunteer New York! information at select fairs and community events, such as expos and internship fairs, healthy day fairs or local street fairs 
  • Manage street team volunteers to support collateral distribution 
  • Recruit interns through college events and online job boards  

 

Nonprofit Outreach  

  • Identify, develop and facilitate relationships between relevant community partners to support the implementation of service projects for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) 
  • Meet with nonprofit partners to learn about their volunteer needs 
  • Maintain active communication and information flow with RISE program manager who overseas program for people with IDDs 
  • Meet monthly with Volunteer and Nonprofit Engagement Manager to discuss nonprofit volunteer needs 
  • Keep excellent records of all outreach activities  
  • Input all contacts into a Salesforce database and document all referrals made in the online system  

 

STRONG CANDIATES WILL POSSESS:  

  • Excellent copywriting, editing, and verbal communications skills 
  • Initiative! Passion about community, volunteerism, and increasing the awareness of Volunteer New York! programs and services 
  • Passion for social media and 2-4 years of experience using major social media platforms and social media management tools 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Adobe Creative Suite/Canva (or equivalent photo and video editing software); Editing HTML/WYSIWYG; and Constant Contact (or equivalent email marketing platform) 
  • Experience with Hubspot (or a similar marketing automation platform) is a plus 
  • A diplomatic and collaborative approach to working on time-sensitive issues with diverse groups of individuals 
  • The ability to communicate with followers in a way that builds community and camaraderie, responding to comments, inquiries, and direct messages in a timely manner 
  • A strong sense of aesthetics and graphic design is preferred 
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; can relate effectively to a broad range of volunteers, staff, and community leaders  
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the mission of Volunteer New York!  
  • Spanish fluency is a plus  
  • Representational/public speaking and tabling skills or experience 
  • Excellent organizational skills  
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines 
  • Knowledge of Salesforce or other database is a plus  
  • Flexibility and ability to work evenings and occasional weekends (approximately 1-2 nights/weekends scheduled as needed, per month)  
  • Access to a car and a valid driver’s license  
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19 
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds  
  • Sense of humor 

 

Schedule: Part-time, 21 hours per week.  

 

Compensation: Compensation paid on an hourly basis: $20/hr. to $22/hr. depending on experience. 

 

Supervisor: Director of Communications 

  

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Tony Fasciano, Director of Communications at tony@volunteernewyork.org with “Communications and Outreach Manager” in the subject line. 

  

Volunteer New York! is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 


ABOUT VOLUNTEER NEW YORK! 

Volunteer New York! is a one-stop resource devoted to increasing volunteerism in Westchester and our surrounding communities. Our core mission is to inspire, mobilize, and equip individuals and groups to take positive action to address pressing challenges, support nonprofits, and strengthen the quality of life in our community.  

For over 70 years, Volunteer New York! has evolved to meet the changing needs in our community, creating initiatives in collaboration with the business community, expanding services to engage volunteers of all ages, and expanding its online outreach to make it even easier for people to get connected. Through organized volunteer projects, as well as by connecting individuals to nonprofit organizations, Volunteer New York! helps people take action to strengthen the quality of life in their community. 

We value volunteerism and community. We believe everyone can serve. We believe volunteering is transformational. We believe relationships matter. 

During the past year alone, Volunteer New York! inspired over 35,000 volunteers in Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland counties who contributed over 399,000 hours of service valued in excess of $12.7 million. Volunteer New York! prides itself on a culture of excellence and was recently recognized, for the 10th year in a row, as a Top-Rated Nonprofit. 

SUMMARY:  

The Communications and Outreach Manager role supports Volunteer New York!’s efforts to increase, broaden and deepen awareness of Volunteer New York! in the community. Specifically, the Communications and Outreach Manager divides…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Parcial
  • Data de Início
    3 de janeiro de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    15 de dezembro de 2021
Compensação
USD $20 - USD $22
/ hora

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Tarrytown, NY
Local Associado
Tarrytown, NY, USA

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Instruções:

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Tony Fasciano, Director of Communications at tony@volunteernewyork.org with “Communications and Outreach Manager” in the subject line. 

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