Nov 23, 2022

Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator (FT /w Benefits $25/hr) in Roseville, CA

  • The Salvation Army - Del Oro Division
  • 100 Lincoln St, Roseville, CA 95678, USA
  • $25.00 hourly
Full time Business Development

Job Description

POSITION:                  Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator (DN5P5501)

DEPARTMENT:            (100 Corps Community Center) / Roseville Corps

LOCATION:                  Roseville, CA 

SUPERVISOR:             Corps Officer(s), Lieutenants Henry and Clarissa Oliveira

STATUS:                      Non-Exempt / Full-time

        

The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.  Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

 

BASIC PURPOSE

Implements effective community relations and marketing programs, and fund-raising events designed to support the Roseville programs.  Provides PR support in disaster or emergency situations.  Coordinates the development and maintenance of working relationships between The Salvation Army units, media, and other community supporters throughout the Roseville, Lincoln, Loomis, Rocklin, and Penryn area.  Cultivates and implements cause-based marketing opportunities with business entities having a significant presence in the South Placer County area and is the primary coordinator of Fund-Raising opportunities including the Roseville area Christmas campaigns.  Supports Roseville personnel in the preparation and distribution of news releases, PSAs, and other communications needed to keep the public informed about Salvation Army events, services, needs and accomplishments in the Roseville area.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Coordinates with Divisional Head Quarters Public Relations personnel to prepare press releases for all air and print media to enhance community awareness of year-round service programs; coordinates personal follow-up with appropriate media personnel and maintains contact with all media throughout the year to ensure The Salvation Army receives the maximum publicity possible.
  2. Act as the initial point of contact for Roseville Corps for public information inquiries, the media, and complaint calls; arranges interviews on special public information programs for the Roseville Corps Officers throughout the year.
  3. Takes photographs of events and programs to be used in newsletters, brochures, and other Salvation Army publications, such as the New Frontier; maintains a current photo library of all year-round services; coordinate photography, video and public relations related vendor relationships with.
  4. Keeps the Roseville Corps Display Board, Facebook and Instagram current for events such as agency fairs, fund-raising events, and other events as required.
  5. Provide information to include calendar of special events and other appropriate information to the Roseville Officers and personnel for the Roseville Corps web site.
  6. Regularly updates and maintains information for all brochures, newsletters (two donor mail, six Advisory Board and others as needed), and other print publications; writes feature copy stories in order to maximize community and Salvation Army media exposure for Roseville Corps programs; follows-through on these publications to completion of printing; sends copies of photos to anyone included in the pictures of these publication with a personal appreciation note.
  7. Attends Advisory Board/committee meetings as required and other Salvation Army functions; takes photos as required and develops local promotional plans; makes presentations to the advisory boards and committees as necessary.
  8. Develops and implements a Salvation Army Roseville Corps Speakers Bureau; contacts clubs, churches, agencies, schools to arrange speaking opportunities about Salvation Army programs and needs; develops and writes appropriate Speakers Bureau flyers to promote availability of Salvation Army speakers.
  9. Coordinates all volunteer and special events with the Corps Program Assistant. Ensures all volunteers are entered into the volunteer databank and appropriate thank you notes are sent; ensures the volunteer luncheon is properly planned, coordinated, and presented.
  10. Plans, develops, coordinates, and monitors all details associated with special fund-raising campaigns; identifies the necessary resources, equipment, and personnel; plans event procedures and fund-raising goals; recruits, motivates, and instructs volunteers and workers in methods to reach necessary monetary goals through coordination with the Corps Program Assistant.
  11. Researches and analyzes the local market to determine appropriate fund-raising vehicles and frequency of some necessity to generate maximum level of donations to meet and surpass goal objective.
  12. Coordinates and participates in grant research, development, and construction of documents with Corps Officer(s), grant writers and contracted grant writers.
  13. Coordinates with program personnel to cultivate and develop Gifts-In-Kind donations to include food, clothing, toys, and other appropriate items.
  14. Maintains an effective working relationship with the divisional Development Director, Planned Giving Director, and Donor Mail Director by referring leads and sharing information that may enhance the overall effectiveness and efficiency of Roseville Corps fund-raising efforts; plans and prepares Open House and tour opportunities for current and prospective donors and supporters.
  15. Maintains up-to-date awareness of the latest fund-raising ideas and incorporates the same into the Roseville Corps fund-raising plans and strategies.
  16. Assists in preparing arrangements for Christmas programs; plans, developments and follow-through on all aspects of the Sneak Peek event; oversee the Bell Ringing site development program to include contacting bell-ringing sites and store managers; oversee the Adopt-A-Family donor recruitment program; make year-round contact with Christmas donors and agencies to facilitate the planning and development of all Christmas programs; oversee the Volunteer Bell-Ringing Program to include recruitment of clubs, schools, and churches, site scheduling, and distribution of appropriate equipment; coordinates the effort to find new toy and food donors throughout the year for the Christmas effort.
  17. Develops and enhances relationships with social service and non-profit agencies to facilitate coordination of efforts and development of donations; represent The Salvation Army on boards and commissions as assigned. Serves as local Disaster Public Information Officer when needed.
  18. Other duties, as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

  1. BA or BS Degree from accredited university or college in Public Relations or Equally with past job experience, Marketing or related fields.
  2. Exhibit knowledge of and proficient experience with computer systems; especially with Microsoft Desktop Publishing, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Outlook, and relational database management systems.
  3. Experience in developing, promoting, and implementing a marketing plan for products or services.
  4. Experience in sales or marketing through development, promotion, and implementation of successful events.
  5. Typing proficiency of not less than 35 words per minute.

 

Language Skills

  1. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  2. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  3. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  4. Ability to understand, follow, and give oral and written instructions in English.

 

Mathematical Skills

  1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  2. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Performance Skills

  1. Must possess strong administrative and good people skills.
  2. Must be organized, flexible, self-motivated, able to work under pressure and within tight time constraints.
  3. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

 

Reasoning Ability

  1. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  2. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

           

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  1. Must possess a valid California Class C Driver License, and ability to drive a Salvation Army vehicle
  2. Must be 21 years or older.
  3. Authorize The Salvation Army to add name to the CA DMV Pull Notice Program
  4. Complete The Salvation Army vehicle course training.

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to frequently walk and reach with hands and arms
  2. Ability to occasionally stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  3. Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.  A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed would not result in undue hardship.