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Verde - Communications Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

February 16, 2021 - July 30, 2021

Application Window

January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021

Location

  • Portland, OR

Contact Information

Ashlie Tainer
atainer@confluencecenter.org

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Verde - Communications Coordinator

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Description

This position is a partnership between Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and Verde. Verde is a growing organization and strong communications internally and externally are necessary to achieve our mission. The Communications Coordinator position provides support for internal and external communications needs of program staff and the Executive Director. The Coordinator is responsible for anticipating communications needs, ensuring timely delivery of communications and developing a strong understanding of all aspects of Verde to be able to respond in a timely and knowledgeable fashion. The Coordinator assists program staff and the Executive Director in developing internal and external communications and carrying out those communications as applicable.

The ideal candidate will perform in a fast-paced environment that consistently pursues new mission-driven opportunities as well as thrive in a dynamic, multi-cultural, multi-lingual environment and be motivated by Verde’s mission. The Confluence Member will serve by creating E Newsletter content (20%), website updates (20%), social media updates (10%), fundraising (10%), managing photo and contact systems (10%), and create a communications annual plan (10%). The Member will participate in Confluence-led professional development activities: Professional Development Series, completing a Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events, and other self-directed development opportunities (20%).

This position is a partnership between Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and Verde. Verde is a growing organization and strong communications internally and externally are necessary to achieve our mission. The Communications Coordinator position provides support for internal and external communications needs of program staff and the Executive Director. The Coordinator is responsible for anticipating communications needs, ensuring timely delivery of communications and developing a strong understanding of all aspects of Verde to be able to respond in a timely and knowledgeable fashion. The Coordinator assists program staff and the Executive Director in developing internal and external communications and carrying out those communications as applicable.

The ideal candidate will perform in a fast-paced environment that consistently pursues new mission-driven opportunities as well as thrive in a dynamic, multi-cultural, multi-lingual environment and be motivated by Verde’s mission. The Confluence Member will serve by creating E Newsletter content (20%), website updates (20%), social media updates (10%), fundraising (10%), managing photo and contact systems (10%), and create a communications annual plan (10%). The Member will participate in Confluence-led professional development activities: Professional Development Series, completing a Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events, and other self-directed development opportunities (20%).
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Living Allowance

$1298 - $1298 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

• $100 Training Fund • Verde can provide funds for additional job-related professional development opportunities • May be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

• Proficient in English and another language, preferably Spanish, Somali, or Vietnamese
• Passion for social justice and the environment
• Create innovative and valuable marketing content
• Website platforms and management experience
• Social media experience
• Word processing, database management and desktop publishing programs skills
• Design and execution of communications activities experience

Desired Languages

English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Ashlie Tainer
atainer@confluencecenter.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Verde - Communications Coordinator

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