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PT Communications & Development Specialist

SAARA of Virginia

The overall goal of this position is to support SAARA of Virginia advocacy efforts and affiliates throughout the state. This position will be responsible for ensuring consistent communications are sent out on various platforms from SAARA of Virginia to its constituents. This position will involve significant work on a new database for the organization and creating and implementing fundraising strategies. This position is directly supervised by the Executive Director of SAARA of Virginia.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Manage website content and updates
• Manage social media accounts
• Assist with advocacy efforts, board meetings, and affiliate building
• Coordinate targeted mailings to generate membership
• Assist with e-newsletter newsletter creation, design, and dissemination
• Assist Executive Director with implementation and management of database to include appeals and acknowledgment letters
• Collect and manage data on SAARA Center
• Assist Executive Director with creation of Annual Report
• Assist Executive Director with events and fundraising
• Assist Executive Director with travel reservations and scheduling
• Assist in general administrative tasks such as answering telephones, making copies, maintaining files, and assisting with special projects
• Perform other tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications:
Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite. Database, website management, social media management is a plus. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Experienced in basic office systems (telephone, copier, etc.). Knowledge of, understanding of, and/or interest in the recovery community a plus. The ability to relate well to people and be professional at all times is required. Strict attention to detail. May be required to sign a confidentiality agreement as this position will be handling sensitive information.
Salary:
$16 / hour (24 hours per week)
Benefits:
Flexible schedule. This position is not eligible for benefits or holiday pay but is eligible for Paid Time Off.
How to apply:
Email resume and cover letter to paigeb@saaracenter.org. No phone calls please.
Website:
http://www.saara.org
Classifications:
Administrative & Office Support, Communication/Public Relations/Marketing
Location:
Richmond
Posting Organization:
SAARA of Virginia