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DEDICATED TO THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WHO ARE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED SINCE 1904

Communications and Development Coordinator

Lavelle School for the Blind is looking for a Communications and Development Coordinator, who will effectively promote the School’s mission, vision, and core values. The Communications and Development Coordinator is responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of fundraising, communications, and public relations activities aligned with the strategic priorities.
  • Employment Starting November 28, 2018
  • Salary Competitive rate based on experience and education level
  • Working Hours 3 days a week, specific days and hours are flexible
  • Qualifications See Below

Responsibilities

The responsibilities for the position is as follows:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director in all areas of communication, fundraising, and development
  • Conceptualize, write, edit, and coordinate the publication of various School publicity materials to be shared with the public including the newsletters, annual report, and various brochures
  • Develop and execute the School’s annual fundraising plan
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit donations from current and potential donors
  • Oversee any School fundraising special events
  • Serve as the primary contact for several outside organizations for advancement of organization’s mission
  • Generate stakeholder groups and donor correspondence
  • Maintain and prioritize a list of desired expenditures, yet to be funded

Candidate profile

Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
Excellent project management skills to facilitate, plan, lead, and manage development initiatives
Highly intelligent, resourceful individual with exceptional verbal and written communication skills, organizational ability, and attention to detail.

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