Position Summary: The Communication and Development Assistant works with the Director of External Affairs, President and External Affairs staff to provide day-to-day organization, and administration of communications, fundraising, marketing, administrative activities. The successful candidate will work with our donor base including individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations, to insure all information and correspondences are timely, accurate and professional. This person will also provide assistance to all fundraising events.
Marketing and Communications
Oversee the development and distribution of all event/program flyers including eblast and Perspectives on Mental Health articles sent out via Pardot.
Support the development of Direct mail appeals, invitations and the annual Impact Statement and brochures.
Manage all development mailings
Assist in the development of donor and prospect proposals and pitch decks as requested
Support updates to the website
Manage social media efforts including Facebook, Instagram, etc.
Edit marketing materials
Assist in the successful execution of all fundraising events by providing administrative support such as: compiling and tracking guest list and mailings, producing name tags and ordering event materials.
Attend and work at all events
Periodically represent the Josselyn center at various organizations meetings and events
Manage events calendar
Provide input and updates to Salesforce. Support integrity of prospect and donor database. Track commitments and correspondences.
Manage donor communications including written correspondences and reports
Assist with grant proposal submission, reporting and tracking
Edit grant proposals when requested
Work with the President and provide set up and support for board, committee and other meetings. Maintain board documentation.
Compile all Board and committee materials
Manage ordering of office supplies and event materials
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in work experience
5 plus years of administrative experience in the field of development / communications/fundraising, preferably with a not for profit organization
Technical skills including: Microsoft Suite, Excel, SalesForce (or other CRM knowledge). Experience with WordPress, Adobe Acrobat, and marketing software including Constant Contact and Pardot, and web hosting programs like Jumla.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational and written communication skills
Willingness and ability to work effectively under deadlines, handle multiple projects and tasks with minimal supervision and within a team concept
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and demonstrated skills in listening, engaging and building rapport with people
Appreciation for details and follow through; must be action-oriented
Ability to manage website and other social media tools
Internal Number: 2245055273
About The Josselyn Center
The Josselyn Center is a community mental health center in Northfield that serves all individuals regardless of their ability to pay.