The Marketing and PR Specialist assists in the planning and implementation of agency-wide fundraising and public relations activities that will enable the Volunteers of America Colorado Branch to achieve the agency fundraising goals and enhance the public recognition of Volunteers of America. Responsible for transitioning and maintaining the Volunteers of America Colorado Branch website.
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or a related field. Two years of public relations or marketing experience. Excellent communication skills, both orally and written with experience in news writing and press releases. Must be able to write creatively, and edit and proofread work. Strong organizational and computer skills. Demonstrated experience in position of webmaster (using CMS, Databases, email marketing software). Digital content experience preferred. WYSIWYG editor experience a must; some knowledge of basic HTML preferred. Must be skilled in all aspects of social media. Must be able to work independently and in a creative and collaborative manner with staff, media, and fellow non-profit organizations. Poise and presence and a proven ability to work and interact with business and media executives and volunteers as an official representative of Volunteers of America Colorado Branch. Must have valid driver’s license and own transportation.
SALARY: $17.90 per hour
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
with flexibility working some evenings and weekends
Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Through more than 30 distinct human service programs throughout the state of Colorado, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps more than 200,000 Coloradoans each year. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported ...and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, low-income families, homeless individuals and families, women and children escaping domestic violence, and those seeking affordable housing solutions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart — and ultimately the spirit — of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.