Community Engagement Coordinator

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Job location
1405 Montopolis Drive
Austin, TX 78741
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Texas Civil Rights Project
Job type: 
Communications/Development
Position Description: 

The Texas Civil Rights Project (“TCRP”) is seeking a full-time Community Engagement Associate based in Austin, Texas. Please note, TCRP’s offices will be closed December 25th – January 1st. Interested persons should apply as soon as possible. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Megan Garcia at [email protected].

The position is housed within TCRP’s Community Engagement department in Austin, Texas.

About TCRP
In its twenty-seven year history, the Texas Civil Rights Project has brought thousands of strategic lawsuits to protect and expand voting rights, challenge the injustices in our broken criminal justice system, and advance racial and economic justice.
Today — with dozens of high-caliber attorneys and professionals in Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and the Rio Grande Valley and an extensive network of pro bono counsel and community allies — TCRP is among the most influential civil rights organizations in Texas. Learn more at www.texascivilrightsproject.org.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Administrative Duties
o Donor Management Database Maintenance:
 Ensure and maintain up-to-date donor information
 Enter, track, and appropriately code recent donations
 Track staff and board interactions with donors and supporters
o Assist in creating and managing TCRPs’s Community Engagement Calendar
o Communications Management Database Maintenance
 Assist in managing email and press lists

• Community Stewardship
o Generate and deliver timely thank you notes and other stewardship activities
o Assist in correspondence with donors and supporters including confirming meetings and drafting emails
o Prepare call sheets for fundraising and stewardship calls

• Research
o Investigate donor prospects
o Prepare prospecting briefings outlining areas of interest, financial capacity, proposal and reporting requirements

• Event Management
o Coordinate logistics for community engagement events
o Assist in generating and implementing promotional communications for community engagement events

• Social Media Operations
o Assist in generating content and graphics for use on social medial platforms
o Operate weekly social media calendar

• Design Work
o Generate event invitations and other materials
o Assist in design work for programmatic and stewardship publications

Compensation
Salary will be based on years of experience, starting at $37,000.

TCRP also offers excellent benefits, professional development opportunities and a deep commitment to a meaningful work-life balance. Benefits include: employer-paid health insurance, four weeks paid vacation, six weeks paid family leave (with avenues to extend leave to 12 weeks in total), a $500 professional development budget annually, and extensive holidays, including a winter break between December 25th and New Year’s Day.

Diversity & Non-discrimination
TCRP values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture — women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Requirements: 

• Undergraduate Degree in Communications, Non – Profit Management or a related field
• Minimum of 1 year of professional, non-profit experience, preferably within Development or Community Engagement
• Passion for civil rights and empowering Texas communities
• Experience in or an understanding of the importance of donor relations
• A positive, can-do attitude
• Track record of working collaboratively with diverse groups of individuals
• Excellent writing and oral communication skills
• Attention to detail is a must
• Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite – particularly, InDesign and Photoshop
• Familiarity with the Google ecosystem (Google documents, Google Drive, etc.).
• Experience with Donor Management CRM’s is a plus

To apply: 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Megan Garcia at [email protected].

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$37,000 - Increase dependent on experience
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018