Development & Communication Associate

Development & Communication Associate

Hiring Organization Information

Organization Name: 
Cedar River Clinics
City: 
Renton
State: 
WA
Country: 
United States

Position Information

Employment Type: 
Full time
Experience Level: 
Professional
Salary Range: 
50,000/annually
Job Category: 
Development | Fundraising
Organizational Overview: 

Position:                            Development & Communication Associate

Job Type:                           Administrative

Schedule:                           Full-Time w/Benefits

Location:                           Renton, Washington

Salary:                                $50,000/year plus benefits                          

Req’d Travel:                    Yes – frequent travel to Seattle and limited travel to Tacoma and Yakima

Relocation Covered:       No

 

To be considered for a position you must include a cover letter which includes:

  • A statement of your view on being pro-choice
  • A statement on specifically why you would like to work for Cedar River Clinics

 

Send cover letter, resume, three professional references, and two writing samples (fundraising appeal letter and a sample of newsletter article, speech, or press release) via EMAIL, FAX or MAIL to:

 

Human Resources

                                    Cedar River Clinics

                                    106 East E Street

                                    Yakima WA 98901

                                    Fax: (425) 207-4942

                                    E-mail:  HRjobs@CedarRiverClinics.org

 

 

Cedar River Clinics, a Feminist run organization committed to making a difference in the lives of patients by providing abortion and other reproductive health services, seeks a highly motivated pro-choice Development & Communications Associate with a proven track record. The Development & Communications Associate reports to the Director of Development and will help ensure that the strategic goals of the organization are supported through fundraising, community relations, education, and communication programs.

 

 

Role Responsibilities: 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Fundraising:

  • Collaborate in creating a fundraising plan to increase revenue from a variety of sources, improve donor retention, and expand individual donor program
  • Cultivate current and potential donors
  • Coordinate annual fundraising appeals and timely correspondence with donors
  • Oversee donor database to ensure accuracy and confidentiality of donor records
  • Maintain and expand grant funding – grant research, writing and reporting
  • Follow current state and federal requirements for fundraising in the non-profit sector
  • Organize events for donor cultivation, education, and stewardship, as needed/appropriate

 

 

 

Communications:

  • Implement the communications plan, conveying key messages established by the Leadership team
  • Writing and/or editing projects, such press releases, speeches, etc.
  • Create promotional materials, such as brochures, forms, flyers, newsletters, etc.
  • Coordinate and help develop strategies for using social media for fundraising, education, and community outreach
  • Assist with coordinating and analyzing advertising, print and on-line
  • Assist with website content, promotion, and search engine optimization
  • Support community education projects, on-line and through events
  • Coordinate community events and fairs
  • Assist professional conference exhibits and clinic staff with health fairs

 

Administrative:

  • Prepare presentation quality reports and correspondence
  • Ability to research information using a variety of sources
  • Advanced projects using Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Administrative/clerical projects and their duties as assigned

 

 

Candidate Qualifications: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or at least 5 years commensurate experience
  • At least 3 years of fundraising experience with a focus on individual donors
  • At least 3 years of grant writing and reporting experience
  • At least 3 years of experience with donor databases (Salesforce a plus)
  • At least 3 years of experience in a social service organization
  • Fluency in a variety of social media platforms and strategies
  • Experience coordinating fundraising and/or community events
  • Experience with public speaking and/or community relations a plus
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Some experience with emarketing platforms (Constant Contact a plus)
  • Some familiarity with website platforms (Word Press, Squarespace, etc.) a plus
  • Some familiarity with print design (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) a plus

 

 

SKILLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: the ability to interact with diverse audiences, listen thoughtfully, and engage people in our mission
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with donors, employees, community groups, and the public
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally – written and orally
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • A sense of humor and the ability to think creatively and be collaborative
  • Highly detail oriented and ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and perform multiple tasks under pressure
  • Ability to evaluate priorities and make sound decisions
  • Ability to maintain internal and external confidentiality
  • Possess a strong commitment to feminist healthcare and reproductive and LGBTQ rights

 

 

ABOUT THE CLINIC:

Cedar River Clinics is AAAHC accredited health care facility with locations in Renton, Seattle, and Tacoma. We provide abortion, birth control, STI/STD testing and treatment, other reproductive health care, and LGBTQ wellness services including transgender care.

 

Cedar River Clinics is a social change organization that combines direct services (abortion and reproductive health care), with activism (to preserve the right to choose) and community education (to demystify health information and empower health decisions).

 

VISION:  We have a vision of the world where we are all free to make our own decisions regarding our bodies, reproduction, and sexuality – creating communities where we can fulfill our own unique potential and live healthy whole lives with dignity.

 

MISSION:   Ensure access to reproductive and sexual health care through direct services, advocacy, and community education to defend bodily autonomy and advance social justice.

 

To learn more about:

How to Apply

Application Contact: 
HR
Application Instructions: 
To be considered for a position you must include a cover letter which includes: • A statement of your view on being pro-choice • A statement on specifically why you would like to work for Cedar River Clinics Send cover letter, resume, three professional references, and two writing samples (fundraising appeal letter and a sample of newsletter article, speech, or press release) via EMAIL, FAX or MAIL to: Human Resources Cedar River Clinics 106 East E Street Yakima WA 98901 Fax: (425) 207-4942 E-mail: HRjobs@CedarRiverClinics.org