Job Opening: Communications & Development Coordinator

Job TitleCommunications & Development Coordinator
CompanyAroostook Agency on Aging
Posting Date02/05/2020
LocationPresque Isle
Type Of EmploymentFull time
Job DescriptionThe Aroostook Agency on Aging is currently accepting applications for a full time Communications & Development Coordinator. This position will be responsible for building a team of skilled volunteers to implement communications and fundraising strategies that connect people with the Agency’s mission and services. With the assistance of volunteers, this staff member develops and distributes communication materials broadly, as well as coordinates fundraising efforts and ensure our donors and funders know how their generosity makes a difference. Key responsibilities include promoting Agency programs and services, coordinating the Agency’s annual appeal, prospecting and writing grant applications, processing and acknowledging gifts, and supporting special events.

Education Requirement:
*Bachelor’s degree in communication or business management required.

Experience & Skill Requirements:
*2-3 years of communications and/or philanthropy experience required.
*2-3 years of grant writing/management experience preferred.
*Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
*Experience with donor management software preferred.
*The ability to follow detailed procedures for processing constituent data with a high level of accuracy.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate directly and effectively with others.
*The ability to prioritize, multitask, and work independently.
*Outstanding organizational skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
*The ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information.
*A polished, professional presence; the ability to interact with trustees and major donors as needed.
*Ability to work as part of a team.
*Must pass background and driver’s background check.
*Must have reliable transportation.

All applicants are required to fill out our application, which can be found on our website or at our 260 Main Street, Ste. B, Presque Isle location. Application, cover letter and resume should be sent attention to: Aroostook Agency on Aging, Julie Doody, Manager, HR & Business Services, PO Box 1288, Presque Isle, ME 04769 or emailed to julie.doody@aroostookaging.org. Applications will be accepted until suitable candidate is found. The Aroostook Agency on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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