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Development and Communications Coordinator

Posted: 10/5/2021

Hiring Location: Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Non-Diocesan Organizations
Address: 3826 Gilbert Ave., Dallas, TX 75219 (Map)

Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Monday-Friday
Weekends/OT Required: Rarely
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Catholic Required: No
Bilingual Required: No


Job Description

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a volunteer organization that offers direct aid to those in need across nine counties in North Texas. The Society provides short-term financial, material and emotional support. In addition, through advocacy, education and referrals, people are empowered to reach the goal of self-sufficiency. Council programs and services will lead to a path of self-sufficiency by addressing the underlying root cause of the basic need.

 Develop and implement a communications plan to achieve stated objectives and provide support to maintain ongoing updates of key messaging
 Develop targeted messaging for publication and informational materials, website, and social media
 Manage social media via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and other platforms as well as continuously monitoring, measuring and reporting social media activities, trends and campaign results
 Create, edit, update content on website including ongoing maintenance
 Update donation letter in Salesforce quarterly for key messages
 Proofread and write copy for campaigns, website, and membership collateral (e.g. formal annual report)
 Create materials for internal communications, correspondence, presentation materials and reports
 Support day-to-day development operations including campaigns, appeals, and events
 Weekly processing of manual donation acknowledgement letters (IRS)
 Handwritten thank you cards, acknowledgements and calls
 Assist with Salesforce data entry and reports
 Assist with planning event logistics and execution
 Post event follow up
 Lead the development of press releases, media packets, reports, briefing materials, and blogs
 Ensure consistent messaging through standardized communications processes and practices including use of current technologies.
 Perform other duties as assigned by the Development Director

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Strong communication skills
 Good understanding and appreciation for the vision, mission, principles, and practices of the organization
 Strong writing, analytical, and problem-solving skills
 Experience in event planning, records management, and general administration

Minimum Qualifications:
 College degree in related field or equivalent experience
 2-3 years prior experience in nonprofit donor relations and/or communication
 Microsoft Office proficiency required, ability to create/edit materials using Adobe Create Cloud strongly preferred
 Experience in donor database management software (Salesforce, Blackbaud, etc.) preferred
 Previous website management experience strongly preferred
 Must be able to successfully balance multiple responsibilities/projects and manage them to completion
 Ability to work in a faith based (Catholic) environment

Additional Information

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