Outreach Coordinator

 

Summary

The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for community connection including fundraising, donor acquisition, and online marketing. This person is an outgoing individual who enjoys helping others, who can share the mission of Mary’s Place and find connection with supporters. Previous experience in grief support is not required but is a plus. Competitive hourly rate based on education and experience. This is a part time position of approximately 6-10 hours per week. The Outreach Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director.

About Mary’s Place

Mary’s Place, A Center for Grieving Children & Families, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide an atmosphere of trust in which children and families who are grieving a death, share their experiences, receive support and find comfort. Mary’s Place provides a safe environment which encourages and supports children as they grieve in ways uniquely appropriate to their developmental stage. Through the use of such tools as art, music and movement, a nurturing atmosphere is created where children can express themselves without feeling different or alone.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience building community and business relationships through networking

  • Superior interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

  • Natural helper with an understanding and appreciation of the mission of Mary’s Place

  • Ability to convey warmth, compassion, respect, and non-judgement to persons in grief

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to work independently

  • Self-starter with extreme comfort demonstrating networking, advocacy and relationship building skills

  • Ability to support fundraiser planning and execution

  • Proficient Social media, email & print marketing skills

  • Proficient Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel user and excellent Mac computer literacy

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Duties and Expectations

  • Assists in the marketing of all events through social media, email, and press releases

  • Takes the lead to develop strategies to increase community awareness

  • Has a physical presence in the community to advocate for Mary’s Place services and fundraisers

  • Gives tours of Mary’s Place and presentations informing the public of our services as well as information regarding children’s grief

  • Works with Executive Director to develop and cultivate relationships with public and private donors, assisting to identify and cultivate new donors

  • Supports fundraising events as needed

  • Create content for and maintain website, Facebook, email communication and print newsletters

  • Assist with miscellaneous projects, reports, center upkeep, etc.

  • Assist Executive Director as needed

Apply by sending an email to brittany@marysplacect.org (no phone calls please). 

We will respond within 14 days to let you know if we would like to move forward in the application process.

Please include the following in your email;

  • Cover letter with a short writing sample explaining what attracts you to this position and what skills or experience you can bring to the Mary’s Place team

  • Resume

Applicants without a Cover Letter will not be considered.