TWO OPEN POSITIONS: PARTNERSHIP OFFICER AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

 

POSITION TITLE:             Partnership Officer (Part-Time, 75% to Full-Time)

BASED IN:                         Broomfield, Colorado

REPORTS TO:                   Director of US Operations, El Porvenir

TRAVEL:                            10-25%

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position’s primary responsibility is to raise funds for El Porvenir’s program. In order to grow our program, we are looking for someone who is outgoing, motivated, and able to develop and deepen relationships with supporters. The Partnership Officer is responsible for sourcing, cultivating, and stewarding individual, faith, corporate, and foundation donors. The Partnership Officer will have responsibility for managing several fundraising initiatives, including fundraising campaigns and events. The Partnership Officer will work with the development team to ensure that development processes are implemented and effective.

 

We are looking for someone who shares our vision to create change with the people of Nicaragua.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

FUNDRAISING:

·       Develop fundraising strategies and programs to support the organization’s objectives and fundraising goals in coordination with the Director of US Operations

·       Work with the Director of US Operations to develop and implement a comprehensive, strategic, goal-based development plan to attract, build, and maintain effective and mutually beneficial relationships with individuals, faith communities, foundations, and corporations capable of contributing significantly to El Porvenir.

·       Methods may include but are not limited to regular correspondence, phone communication, personal invitations, special tours of projects in Nicaragua, reports, and face-to-face meetings

·       Strengthen and expand our network of Friends of El Porvenir groups

·       Develop ways to keep donors and returned work trip participants involved and move to higher levels of giving

·       Creatively source, analyze, cultivate, solicit, and steward new funding sources as well as deepen existing relationships with foundations, corporations, individuals/major donors and religious funders in coordination with the development team and Board of Directors

·       Travel within the US and to Nicaragua

·       Plan, coordinate and implement all special events with assistance from Communications Coordinator

·       Partner with the development team on marketing and public relations to ensure consistent, quality marketing and materials for the organization

·       Conduct presentations to potential and existing donors

·       Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time

 

EDUCATION AND SKILLS:

·       Bachelor’s degree and 5-10 years of experience in fundraising in the non-profit sector

·       Computer skills involving Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and similar software products

·       Excellent organizational, analytical, written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

·       General knowledge of international water issues, international development and organizations associated with these issues

·       Spanish language proficiency highly desired

·       Demonstrated success in reaching fundraising goals

·       Ability to work independently and collaboratively

·       Ability to manage multiple high-priority projects and deadlines

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS JOB:

·       Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time

·       Ability to travel to and from meetings and appointments in locations and times when public transportation is unavailable

·       Some weekend and evening hours required

·       Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs

 

COMPENSATION:

·       Salary commensurate with experience.

·       Benefits including Flexible Spending Account, 401k retirement plan, sick leave, vacation leave, and 11 paid holidays.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Using "Partnership Officer" in the subject line, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@elporvenir.org. Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled.

El Porvenir is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

 

POSITION TITLE:             Communications Coordinator (Part-Time, 50-60%)

BASED IN:                         Broomfield, Colorado

REPORTS TO:                   Director of US Operations, El Porvenir

TRAVEL:                            Up to 10%

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Communications Coordinator (CC) plays an essential role in furthering our mission by developing, supporting, and coordinating EP’s communications and marketing materials, social media, events, and special campaigns. ThE CC works collaboratively with the U.S. development team as well as with the Nicaraguan team to create all print and digital materials that communicate our mission, programs, and results. The CC works closely with the Director of US Operations and the Partnership Officer to tell EP’s story to current donors as well as attract new supporters.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

COMMUNICATIONS:

·       Create print and digital materials consistent with EP messaging in order to implement the development strategy

·       Assist Partnership Officer in planning and implementing special events

·       Work in collaboration with the development team to ensure successful events and initiatives; coordinate closely with the Nicaraguan Communications Coordinator to relate stories from Nicaragua

·       Develop and implement a marketing, social media and public relations plan to ensure consistent, quality marketing and community relations materials

·       Generate annual report, monthly e-newsletter, two annual print newsletters, and annual appeal letter

·       Support Director of US Operations with photo reports for specific funders

·       Update and enhance EP’s website and social media platforms

·       Create and update promotional material such as PowerPoint presentations, brochures, flyers, human interest stories in a timely and professional manner

·       Generate press releases and publicity about EP, taking advantage of special occasions such as World Water Day

·       Manage catalog of digital photos and provide images on request

 

EDUCATION AND SKILLS:

·       2-3 years of experience in communications

·       Computer skills involving Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign, Illustrator, and similar software products

·       Excellent organizational, written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

·       General knowledge of international water issues and international development

·       Spanish language proficiency highly desired

·       Ability to work independently and collaboratively

·       Ability to manage multiple high-priority projects and deadlines

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality

·       Experience with developing and implementing social media outreach

·       Experience with website maintenance using SquareSpace or similar platform

·       Creative

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS JOB:

·       Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time

·       Ability to travel to and from meetings and appointments in locations and times when public transportation is unavailable

·       Some weekend and evening hours required

·       Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs

 

COMPENSATION:

·       Salary commensurate with experience.

·       Benefits including Flexible Spending Account, 401k retirement plan, sick leave, vacation leave, and 11 paid holidays.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Using "Communications Coordinator" in the subject line, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@elporvenir.org. Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled.

El Porvenir is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.