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Development & Communications Coordinator

Community Development Partnership
Job Description
The Development and Communications Assistant provides administrative support to the CDP’s professional staff charged with leading the organization’s communications and fundraising initiatives.  The Development & Communications Coordinator will work full-time out of the CDP’s office in Eastham and report to the Chief Development & Communications Officer.
 
Our ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial professional with ambition and a strong work ethic.  We seek an energetic, collaborative and dependable team player, who is passionate about the work, and enjoys coming up with new ideas as well as overseeing existing initiatives. 
Key Tasks
  • Assist with implementing the Organization’s development and communications strategies
  • Provide support to the Chief Development & Communications Officer and the Chief Executive Officer in communications and marketing initiatives designed to enhance the Organization’s image and position with donors, clients and the general public
  • Provide support to the Chief Development & Communications Officer and the Chief Executive Officer in the execution and implementation of donor cultivation & stewardship efforts, fundraising appeals and events
Specific duties will include but not necessarily be limited to:
  • Assist with the researching, writing, preparation and distribution of the Organization’s print and electronic communications – including printed and e-newsletter, press releases and general marketing materials
  • Post press releases and notices to appropriate websites and calendars
  • Assist with the development and execution of a social media marketing plan
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of logistics for the organization’s Annual Meeting
  • Assist with the development and production of direct mail and electronic fundraising appeals
  • Assist with the planning and execution of donor cultivation and stewardship events
  • Record and acknowledge donations in a timely manner
  • Make updates to the organization’s website as directed
Skills and Experience
Required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in providing administrative support
  • Strong organizational skills, self-direction and the ability to manage multiple priorities with a high level of accuracy are a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Excellent computer skills and a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook 365, Microsoft Publisher or other design/ layout software) Adobe Acrobat, Constant Contact
  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently with limited supervision
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Willingness to take on other tasks as required
  • Positive, collaborative attitude
  • Ability to work periodic flexible hours and to travel by automobile are required
Desired
  • Knowledge of housing and community development issues on Cape Cod
  • Experience in supporting fundraising and communications in a non-profit setting
  • Proficiency in contact management databases (Salesforce)
Compensation:  Salary range is $47,000 to $53,000 annually. The CDP also provides a generous package of benefits including vacation, sick time, and retirement benefits.
 
The CDP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The CDP is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter summarizing your professional experience as it relates to the job description to Britt Beedenbender, Britt@capecdp.org (please attach Word or pdf documents.)  References may be requested.  Review begins May 1, 2019, position open until filled.           

 
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