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January 10, 2020
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Job Description: Communications Associate
Location: 85 Willow Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Non-exempt – Part time – $17.00 per hour
Job Reports To: Director of Development and Communications
Job Summary: The Communications Associate position will focus on external communications to support the NHR mission. Additionally, the Communications Associate will assist in the implementation of the development strategy in coordination with the Director of Development and Communications and Executive Director to ensure adequate funding for programming.
Develop and maintain the communications calendar.
Lead the production of written communications including (but not limited to) the newsletter, the At-A-Glance, the NHR Annual Report, and website blog posts.
Maintain the NHR website.
Lead the management of NHR’s social media communications.
Work as an integral part of the team for events, including the annual Spelling Bee fundraiser and major donor event.
Maintain and grow the sustaining donors program.
Assist with fundraising activities including the NHR Annual Appeal and the Great Give.
Manage donor recognition including thank you letters and record maintenance.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Experience in or ability to learn Salesforce (data management system), Box, and Canva
Experience in managing communications strategy with social media accounts
Highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
1 to 2 years previous experience in communications or marketing role
Hours: Flexible 18 hours per week, to be scheduled between 9am and 3pm Monday–Friday
New Haven Reads increases the literacy skills of children by providing individually tailored one-on-one after school tutoring, educational family support, and a community book bank, all at no cost to participants.