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Digital Media and Events Coordinator

Operation Breakthrough
Job Description
JOB SUMMARYThe Digital Media and Events Coordinator is responsible for supporting the activities of the Development Department. Digital Media responsibilities include managing all Social Media platforms, procuring and compiling Give Me a Breakthrough Blog Posts, and assisting other activities in Development when needed. In addition, this role is the liaison between Operation Breakthrough and third party fundraising events. This position supports fundraising goals by assisting with donor research, donation acknowledgment, assisting in planning and executing events and communication with Operation Breakthrough donors and supporters. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:          
  • Bachelor’s Degree related to Communications and at least 2 years related experience in fundraising, marketing, and/or special event planning.
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong creative writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for Operation Breakthrough’s mission and ability to share it effectively with the public.
  • Previous Social Media, Blog, Video, and Graphic Design experience highly preferred.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Implementing Social Media plan, collecting metrics, and compiling quarterly reports on the plan
  • Daily posts on Social Media that align with Operation Breakthrough’s brand and mission
  • Bi-monthly Blog Posts
  • Coordinate 3rd Party Fundraising Events
  • Implement Communications Plan alongside the Department. Analyze metrics quarterly.
  • Work alongside Director of Marketing and Events on Communications for Annual Event
 
 
Along with Development Staff:  
·    Assist the Development department in planning, marketing and executing OB fundraising events benefiting Operation Breakthrough including event logistics. Work with Development staff to coordinate mailings of marketing materials, record keeping, and donor acknowledgment.
·    Serve as a contact for donors bringing monetary and in-kind gifts to Operation Breakthrough.
Promote special event sponsorship opportunities among donor constituencies.
·    Support donors, individuals and community organizations who wish to become familiar with the center through the donation of goods, touring the facility, and outside fundraising.
·    Serve as a liaison for specialized agency projects, providing general support as it relates to fundraising efforts, public outreach, advocacy, marketing, and other functions related to the fundraising goal.
·    Maintain confidentiality with regard to donors and donations according to established guidelines.
·    Represent Operation Breakthrough at community events to enhance and increase the Center’s
community profile.
·    Ability to prioritize multiple projects and task to meet deadlines
 
COMPETENCIES::
·    Excellent interpersonal skills.
·    Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Adobe Suite.
      ·    Fundraising software experience and database management using The Raiser’s Edge preferred.
·    Support the growth and development of colleagues by sharing materials/ information and by providing feedback and encouragement.
·    Assist with other departmental activities which may include setting up internal and external meeting and events.
·    Ability to work with families in poverty and crisis and to promote communication, warmth, and respect among all parents, children, staff, volunteers and agency partners.
·    Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals including persons of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds, within and outside of the agency.
·    Maintain a positive, respectful, professional and productive work environment including effective communication
within the department and inter-departmentally.
·    Demonstrates excellent verbal, written and organizational skills and the ability to work independently.
·    Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn new computer programs quickly and efficiently.
  • Demonstrates the ability to project a positive public image for oneself and Operation Breakthrough in the community as well as in the building.
·    Possess a passion and commitment to Operation Breakthrough’s mission to make a positive difference in the lives of at-risk children and their families.
·    Possess knowledge and skills related to donor cultivation and special event planning.
·    Other duties as assigned.
 
Other Requirements
· Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
· Requires ability to bend, kneel and squat many times each day.
· Requires ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds several times a day.
· Requires maintaining CPR and First Aid certification.
· Requires updating TB test and Physical exam bi-annually.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
Indoor office conditions
Reports to: Director of Marketing and Events
Deadline:  Until Filled
 
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee.
Operation Breakthrough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment with Operation Breakthrough is “At Will”.
 
If you are interested in a career with Operation Breakthrough, please visit the “Contact Us” page of our website at www.operationbreakthrough.org and download an employment application.
 
No phone calls or fax inquiries.  
 
Deadline: Open until filled
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