Community Engagement Coordinator

(Part Time / Hourly)

 

About the Organization

Move for America's mission is to catalyze a generation of leaders to bridge divides and strengthen civic dialogue. We do this by elevating local voices to develop local solutions, and by preparing the next generation for collaborative and inclusive problem solving in all industries. Our signature program is the Move for America Fellowship, a paid, yearlong immersive service learning experience grounded in community engagement and civic participation.

 

About the Role

Move for America seeks an entrepreneurial individual who is passionate about collaborative, inclusive problem solving and who has excellent oral, written, and intercultural communication skills. This individual will develop materials and coordinate activities that promote Move for America to a variety of audiences, including prospective Fellows, community partners, and foundations. As the founding Community Engagement Coordinator, this individual will both build and execute a community engagement calendar, and will partner with the Executive Director to develop creative approaches to building our community of partners. The Community Engagement Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. This individual must have effective intercultural oral and written communication skills and knowledge of community constituencies and issues.

 

Responsibilities

Recruitment

  • Work in collaboration with Executive Director to recruit community-based nonprofits to host Fellows for year-long immersive service positions

  • Identify and coordinate attendance at recruitment events

  • Develop and distribute recruitment materials

  • Build relationships with colleges, universities, and community partners

  • Represent Move for America at recruitment events and career fairs

  • Assist Executive Director in recruitment and other partner-related support as needed

 

Communication

  • Develop and implement a community engagement and communications calendar

  • Manage ongoing communication with partners, prospects, Fellows, and other stakeholders

  • Manage website updates and an active social media presence

  • Support grant writing and fundraising communications

  • Develop and disseminate community engagement materials, flyers, and handouts

  • Gather and disseminate stories about program impact

  • Elevate the work and stories of partner organizations

 

Perform other duties as apparent or assigned.

 

Values

Move for America holds our staff, advisors, Fellows, and partners to the values of Respect, Growth, Openness, Community, and Accountability.

 

  • Respect - We respect ourselves and others. We have confidence in our own ideas while seeking to understand and value alternative perspectives.

  • Growth - We commit to continuous learning about ourselves and others, seeing our mistakes as opportunities to learn, and supporting others through challenge. We commit to humbly naming when we don’t know how to do something or need help.

  • Openness - We commit to open communication, and to taking risks to have hard conversations.

  • Community - We work collaboratively with each other and the communities where we live and serve. We listen first, and continuously seek to elevate diverse and divergent perspectives.

  • Accountability - We take responsibility for our actions and their impact on others.

 

Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in nonprofit field, communications, marketing, public relations, or related field

  • Excellent oral, written, and intercultural communication skills

  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Self starter and problem solver who works well independently and with people from diverse experiences and perspectives

  • Strong organization and time management skills and attention to detail

  • Adaptable and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proficiency in Canva, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, and Zoom

  • Skilled in online mailing tools such as Mailchimp and CRMs such as HubSpot

  • Ability to learn new systems quickly

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Starting rate of $20 per hour.

  • This is an hourly position expected to average 10-15 hours per week with flexible hours.

  • The position is remote. Employees and contractors are expected to provide their own computer, wireless internet, and workspace.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Move for America is an equal opportunity employer. Building a diverse and inclusive team is key central to our values and mission, and essential for our success. We humbly strive to ensure that the Move for America team environment is intentionally inclusive and reflective of the communities we serve. If you need application assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact libby@move4america.org or call 612-388-3259.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position
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