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Development and Communications Officer

Company: Piedmont Housing Alliance
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Development and Communications Officer

The Development and Communications Officer (DCO) will plan, implement, and manage system-wide fundraising events for Piedmont Housing Alliance as well as oversee and coordinate the organizations internal and external communication plan in partnership with members of the Development and Communications team.

Responsibilities include:

Marketing Communications and Donor Database

The DCO is responsible for continuing to develop and implement the firms social media strategy. He/She will coordinate the organizations presence within social media, help ensure a consistent voice across the host of social media channels and supports the organizations social media policies.
Create, edit and share social media content (monthly blog/newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) Maintain organizations website.
Recruits and provides supervision of marketing student intern from the University of Virginia.

Special Events

Provide consultation and support for third-party fundraising events (Board and donor-initiated events) to maximize philanthropic support for Piedmont Housing Alliance Cultivates and maintains relationships with key event sponsors and potential sponsors.
Creates all promotional materials and assist the DOD, Board members and the ED with preparing the program.
Works with program leadership to support their fundraising efforts on behalf of the Piedmont Housing Alliance.
Maintain system-wide event calendar for Development Department.

Executive Director & Board Support: Support the ED in preparing for Board meetings including agenda and accompanying documents, take meeting minutes, and manage communications with Board Committees.

Requirements and Qualifications

Bachelors Degree; Must be an exceptionally strong writer persuasive, clear and swift as well as an excellent editor, attentive to message and style standards.
3-5 years experience in non-profit grant writing and donor research preferred.
Experience working with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and other social media tools. Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Creative Suite, Hootsuite and WordPress Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Must be abreast of emerging technologies, communications best practices and trends in the digital communications and social media arena.
Metrics-driven with the ability to create dashboards to manage, track, and meet deadlines.

Salary starting at $54,000 depending on experience. To apply, email cover letter and resume to Benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, disability and life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution and matching, and employee assistance program.

Keywords: Piedmont Housing Alliance, Charlottesville , Development and Communications Officer, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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