Communications & Development Coordinator
Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
The Communications and Development Coordinator is responsible for managing CCASA’s websites, social media accounts, and other communications activities as well as supporting efforts to recruit, engage, and retain members and donors.
Starting Salary: $38,000-$42,000 DOE
Work Status: Full time, Exempt
Work Schedule: Schedule may vary to meet job demands; some evenings and weekends required; some overnight travel required
Reports to: Executive Director
Benefits: Generous paid time off and holidays; health, dental, vision insurance
Communications & Outreach
- In coordination with other staff, develop, edit, and execute e-communications (e.g., monthly e-digests, timely e-blasts, podcasts, blogs, etc.) in order to share regular and timely information with members, partners, and the public about CCASA’s programs, activities, available resources, and relevant issues.
- Manage CCASA’s social media accounts, including identifying and publishing content, monitoring activity, and responding to posts/comments or forwarding to other staff as appropriate.
- Maintain CCASA’s website and the Colorado Denim Day website.
- Assist with press releases, including maintaining a media contact list.
- Ensure all communications content is mission- and values-driven, aligns with the goals of CCASA’s Outreach Plan, and conforms to CCASA’s branding standards.
- Provide support to the Executive Director and Board of Directors for donor recruitment, engagement, and retention activities, including Colorado Gives Day.
- Coordinate CCASA’s annual membership renewal drive and new membership recruitment efforts.
- Coordinate Colorado Denim Day, including developing and implementing a plan for recruiting teams, developing and distributing team participation kits, providing support to team coordinators, and promoting the event on social media.
- Maintain the donor/member database, including acknowledging receipts.
- Provide support to the CCASA Fundraising Committee.
- Provide general office support, including ordering office supplies, processing mail, and maintaining office equipment.
- Provide technical assistance and training to CCASA members regarding communications and development.
- Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers/interns serving in communications and development roles.
- Assist with and participate in CCASA events, including the SAAM Kick-Off at the Capitol and the Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference.
- Track activities and input data for required grant reports.
- Help inform CCASA’s developing understanding and integration of culturally-relevant, empowerment, and strength-based strategies within an anti-oppression and social justice framework.
- Carry out all job tasks collaboratively and cooperatively.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 2 years related work experience, preferably within the anti-sexual violence movement.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as communications, social work, sociology, women’s studies, or other closely related field. Related professional work experience or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for education.
- Knowledge of/experience with organizational communications strategies.
- Knowledge of/experience with donor development and fundraising.
- Knowledge/understanding of sexual violence, social justice, and anti-oppression work.
- Proficiency with technology and platforms required for the functions of the position, including website management (preferably WordPress), email marketing (preferably Emma), social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.), graphic design & video editing (preferably Adobe Creative Cloud), and member/donor management (preferably Kindful).
- Experience with event/meeting planning.
- Experience working with diverse populations.
- Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, culturally-relevant, empowerment, and strength-based strategies within an anti-oppression and social justice framework.
- Commitment to grappling with the complexities of societal power and privilege in order to understand how multiple forms of oppression (racism, classism, heterosexism, ableism, etc.) intersect with CCASA’s work to end sexual violence.
- Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills.
- Detail-oriented and organized.
- Self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
- Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
- Comfort with working in a small, team-oriented environment.
- Enthusiasm about promoting the mission, vision, and values of CCASA.
- Bilingual and/or bicultural.
- Experience working with a statewide coalition or membership organization.
Our ideal candidate will share our passion and commitment to believing and supporting survivors, holding perpetrators accountable, and taking action to end sexual assault in Colorado. We also expect that all members of our team recognize that sexual violence and oppression are intricately linked, and are dedicated to grappling with the complexities of societal power and privilege in order to create an inclusive movement to end sexual violence. Candidates must be able to recognize personal biases and address them productively, as well as communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, groups, and organizations.
CCASA values diverse life experience and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color and people who are bilingual/bicultural, Native/Indigenous, with disabilities, and/or identify as LGBTQI are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and answers to supplemental questions (see below) as separate attachments to:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with “CDC Position” in subject line (preferred)
- Mail: CCASA, PO Box 40350, Denver, CO 80204
- Please follow these instructions to ensure review of your application.
Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin Monday, April 17th.
Instructions for Supplemental Questions: Briefly answer the following questions using no more than 3 pages total, typed, 12pt Times New Roman font.
- How do your knowledge, skills, and experience fit with the job responsibilities and requirements?
- What are some challenges regarding communicating about sexual violence, particularly with the general public, and how might you overcome these challenges?
- What are some considerations for a statewide coalition regarding donor development and fundraising, and what are some strategies that could be used to increase engagement and cultivation?