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Description of Employer
The Community Development Partnership nurtures a vibrant Lower Cape region by promoting environmental and economic sustainability, expanding opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents, and preserving our unique cultural and historic character.
At the Community Development Partnership, we create opportunities for people to live, work and thrive on the Lower Cape. We do this by providing safe, stable affordable places to live through the preservation of existing homes and the creation of new affordable rental opportunities. We also support and strengthen local small businesses as they start-up and grow through micro-financing, education and individualized assistance. And, we protect the natural environment of this place so many of us love by increasing energy efficiency and opportunities for generating local renewable energy.
Since 1992, the CDP has been a leader in developing and delivering innovative programs that foster an economically and environmentally sustainable Lower Cape Cod community. As a community development corporation, we value economic diversity and are committed to the inclusion and participation of local area residents, business owners and leaders in setting our priorities.
Job Opening: Development & Communications Coordinator
Status: Full-time Exempt Position (37.5 hours/week)
Time Frame: Review begins May 1, 2019, position open until filled
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
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.
? 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
? 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,
? 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
? 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.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, articulate, detail oriented team player to join our Philanthropy Team as a Development Coordinator.
WHAT WE DO
The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance is a nationally recognized leader in marine conversation and fisheries policy. We are a dynamic and outcome-oriented group working alongside commercial fishermen for healthy oceans and profitable small-boat fisheries.
We are located in a bright renovated Captain’s house, with 10 full-time staff members, meeting space on site, and a welcoming layout that supports hosting events. As a member of our team, you will get unique opportunities to learn about the fabric of our fishing community and help build a better future for the fish and fishermen of Cape Cod.
The Development Coordinator is responsible for all administrative aspects of development activities while providing direct support to the Director of Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Team. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: database management, participating in and executing all fundraising activities including donor and public relations, direct mail appeals, sponsorships and special event deliverables.
This position is an important component of the Philanthropy Team in helping achieve fundraising goals in support of the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance’s mission. The Development Coordinator reports to the Director of Philanthropy.
The ideal candidate for Development Coordinator should have a passion for database management and integrity, excellent verbal and written communication skills, superb analytical skills, user proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to organize and prioritize work. Candidate should be proficient in creating, compiling, and tracking documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Candidate should also be comfortable working independently and contributing to a dynamic team. Blackbaud e-Tapestry and website optimization tools experience is a plus.
• Completes a broad variety of core administrative projects and tasks for Philanthropy Team as it relates to all development activities and board relations
• Identifies as a key member of the Philanthropy Team, develops positive working relationships with all members of the team, and participates in all staff meetings and events
• Successfully tracks Philanthropy Team deliverables to ensure they are completed in a timely manner, including documents requiring signatures, which includes gift processing and reports, acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, strategic work plans, reports and other tasks as assigned by the Director of Philanthropy
• Screens and reviews written development collateral initiating action as needed and/or research, and provides information to Director of Philanthropy
• Manages eTapestry as a key tool to track and record donor actions, events, and gift reconciliation and produce reports and enter donations in to donor management system
• Supports Philanthropy Team in organizing, maintaining, and updating administrative files, records, logs, databases, etc., including prospect and donor-related information and correspondence on a consistent and timely basis as needed
• Manages Philanthropy’s Team calendar, including scheduling and preparation of materials supportive of development goals (annual appeals, newsletters, cultivation and stewardship collateral, etc.)
• Creates and maintains resources for the Philanthropy Team, including handbooks, templates, trainings, contact lists, etc.
• Provides administrative and logistical support for Board of Directors and Development Committee, including but not limited to drafting minutes and creating meeting materials and presentations as assigned by the Director of Philanthropy
• Provides special event and program support (Meet the Fleet, Pier Host Program, etc.) and assists in managing logistics
• Manages development content and makes updates as needed to organization website
• Remains educated and informed of organization’s missions, goals, programs and case for support
• Attend weekly team meetings, take meeting notes, and follow-up on deliverables
• Provides staff support at various events and meetings
• Identify systems that improve efficiency.
• Other tasks as needed
This is a part-time position of 20 – 25 hours per week. Work is expected to be completed in the office, Monday through Friday, including occassional night and weekend work related to special events. Compensation will be paid hourly and is commensurate with experience.
HOW TO APPLY
If this description sounds like you, please send a cover letter, resume and hourly rate to Holly Buddensee by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by mail to 1566 Main St., Chatham, MA, 02633.
Start Date: Immediate
Location of Work: Chatham, MA
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.
Fishermen’s Alliance is an equal opportunity provider and employer.