Full-Time Development & Communications Associate

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Full-Time Development and Communications Associate Position Available

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the environment and community? The 300 Committee Land Trust is excited to announce a rewarding opportunity for a Full-Time Development and Communications Associate.

Position Description: As a Development and Communications Associate, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our organization's mission by assisting in fundraising efforts, managing communications strategies, and fostering community engagement. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to donor relations, grant writing, social media management, content creation, and supporting events and campaigns. See the full description below.

Application Details: Applications are now open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply, please send a letter of interest outlining your qualifications, experiences, and motivations for joining our team. You can submit your application via US Mail to:

Jessica Whritenour
Executive Director
The 300 Committee Land Trust
157 Locust Street
Falmouth, MA 02540

Alternatively, applications can be emailed to [email protected].

 

Full Position Details:

The 300 Committee Land Trust, Development & Communications Associate (published 12-19-23)

Development & Communications Associate:
The Development & Communications Associate oversees T3C’s membership program and provides communications support for all aspects of T3C’s mission. The Development & Communications Associate works closely with the Executive Director, Director of Stewardship & Community Engagement, members of the Board of Directors and volunteers to develop communications across a variety of strategic focus areas for T3C. The 300 Committee’s Development & Communications Associate reports to the Executive Director who supervises their work.

This is a full-time position that focuses on fundraising support, managing T3C’s membership program, and providing communications support for all areas of T3C’s mission, including stewardship, outreach, and donor relations.
Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the Executive Director to establish annual and capital fundraising goals and coordinate strategies to meet those goals.
  • Providing support for the Development Committee and Executive Director by conducting donor research and through planning for donor communications and engagement.
  • Coordinating and carrying out all aspects of the membership program to raise annual operating income. This includes the solicitation, tracking and follow-up of donors/members. (recognition/gift acknowledgement). Managing/troubleshooting the donor database.
  • Writing grant proposals and reports to secure funding and follow up for capital projects, stewardship initiatives, community engagement programs and operational support.
  • Creating content for and managing the production and dissemination of T3C materials for membership, stewardship, outreach, and special events.
  • Developing and managing T3C’s outreach communications to all constituents: members, friends, community, and media, and keeping the website current, accurate, and compelling. Coordinating with the Executive Director and Director of Stewardship and Engagement to align our messaging with T3C’s strategic priorities.
  • Supporting the organization in planning special events and in implementing new priority projects.
  • Supporting special projects as part of T3C’s annual work plan for strategic plan implementation.

Providing office management support, ordering supplies & coordinating contract services.
The Development & Communications Associate’s job responsibilities require:

• Strong verbal communication skills; proven ability to write clearly and persuasively.
• Solid knowledge and experience working in philanthropy, including annual giving, grant writing and special events.
• The ability to work independently and to collaborate with others while juggling multiple projects and competing priorities.
• Strong analytical, planning and organizational abilities.
• Familiarity with membership and fundraising databases, including Little Green Light and Microsoft Office. Ability to work with Constant Contact and coordinate graphic design projects.

Salary commensurate with experience. The expected starting range is $45,000 - $55,000, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits: Health Insurance contribution, SEP-IRA retirement fund employer contribution, Life Insurance coverage, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off including vacation and holidays, and support for professional development.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please direct a letter of interest to Jessica Whritenour, Executive Director, The 300 Committee Land Trust, 157 Locust Street, Falmouth, MA 02540 via US Mail or email [email protected]