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Program and Communications Manager

Job Summary:

To advance The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s mission, the Program and Communications Manager will manage and mentor Andrew Goodman Campus Ambassadors within the Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere program and will curate, draft, and publish stories relating to successful Ambassador-led voting rights and civic engagement campaigns. The Programs and Communications Manager will also serve as a liaison between the Programs and Communications departments to ensure that AGF’s programs are supported with impactful storytelling. The Program and Communications Manager will work closely with the Director of Communications and will share reporting to the Director of Programs and the Director of Communications.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

Communications and Marketing

  • Align and partner with key internal and external AGF stakeholders—including the Programs team, Andrew Goodman Ambassadors, Campus Champions, Fellows, and Alumni—to develop marketing campaigns that support AGF’s mission and showcase the success of AGF’s key stakeholders
  • Work with the Director of Communications to develop and implement a communications and marketing plan for the Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere program, as well as for the annual National Civic Leadership Training Summit (NCLTS)
  • Share AGF’s Brand Guide and support the the Andrew Goodman Network with usage of the AGF brand, particularly as media opportunities arise
  • Write and send weekly Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere newsletters and other e-blasts to Ambassadors or Campus Champions as needed, as well as maintain relevant email lists
  • Develop a content library, index, and methodology to collect, store, manage, and report on stakeholder stories from the Andrew Goodman Network
  • Write blog posts and student stories for internal and external audiences
  • Develop educational resources and toolkits as needed
  • Oversee the maintenance of pages on AGF’s website related to the Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere program and NCLTS
  • Manage the distribution of swag and other marketing materials
  • Attend Communications team meetings

Programs

  • Manage and mentor a portfolio of Andrew Goodman Campuses (approx. 10-15), including student Ambassadors and staff Campus Champions, to advance a lasting on-campus culture of civic engagement
  • Onboard, integrate, and manage new Andrew Goodman Campuses as needed
  • Support Ambassadors on special projects, events, and campaigns
  • Support Andrew Goodman Campuses to effectively utilize my.VoteEverywhere and SimpleTexting to expand reach and impact of Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere on campus
  • Support the tracking and dissemination of Andrew Goodman Campuses’ Activity Budget grants and Ambassadors’ stipends
  • Report on Andrew Goodman Campuses’ challenges, successes, and overall performance
  • Maintain and cultivate relationships with campus administrators, election officials, and on- and off-campus partners
  • Work with the Programs team to identify, design, and present trainings, like the annual National Civic Leadership Training Summit
  • Attend Programs team meetings

Team Member Expectations:

  • Execute all tasks assigned by supervisor or project leader diligently, on schedule, and to the highest standard
  • Work with team members to achieve daily, weekly, and monthly targets
  • Participate in meetings and voice concerns as well as suggestions for improvement
  • Answer or escalate concerns and queries from collaborators or other stakeholders
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism while representing the organization
  • Manage your time effectively by prioritizing urgent tasks

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified (preferred)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required/Preferred:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to articulate messages to diverse audiences, including internal and external, via numerous channels
  • Prior experience developing compelling stories and narratives preferred
  • Excellent ability to identify stories and frame them to show programmatic and organizational impact
  • A passion for civic engagement; civil and voting rights; social justice; and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
  • Commitment to youth organizing and student leadership development, especially in a higher education setting
  • Voter registration and grassroots organizing experience
  • Affinity for working with a young audience
  • A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Incredibly organized, detail-oriented, and motivated
  • Able to work independently and be a team player
  • Experience with Google Drive, Dropbox, Zoom, Asana, Slack, and SurveyMonkey
  • Knowledge of Canva, WordPress, and Salsa Engage preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Maintain daily access to internet connectivity

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Development and Special Projects Associate

Job Summary: 

The Andrew Goodman Foundation seeks a Development & Special Projects Associate to support a robust and fast-paced development program focused on raising critical funds to support youth civic engagement. The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated team player with administrative support, nonprofit development and/or business development/operations experience, and a passion for AGF’s mission. She/he/they will play a critical role in supporting the Development Director and team to assist in the growth of AGF’s existing fundraising efforts, database operations, and systems-streamlining to increase overall fundraising efficiency. This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Development.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Assist in the support of fundraising an approximately $2.3 million annual budget from private foundations, individuals, and corporations.
  • Provide administrative support to the Development team and CEO including scheduling, preparing meeting documents, managing timelines, and external communications.
  • Support development of donor pitch books and other presentation materials, including undertaking research, data collection and analysis, and developing reports.
  • Ensure optimal performance of CRM and related applications to maximize AGF’s fundraising success. This includes regular data entry, report/query pulls, and routine data cleansing in our CRM and related applications.
  • Write and update materials including acknowledgement/thank you/substantiation letters, forms and renewals, campaign materials for the organization, with the guidance of the Director of Development.
  • Assist with all aspects of donor moves management: identification, research, cultivating, ask, stewarding, renewal, and tracking.
  • Work with key operations staff to reconcile the department’s revenues on a month-to-month basis.
  • Organize executive outreach and calendar regarding development initiatives and special projects.
  • Manage timelines, organization and outreach for all special projects, events, and new funding streams established.
  • Assist with management of communications/outreach to prospective funders.

Team Member Expectations:

  • Execute all tasks assigned by supervisor or project leader diligently, on schedule, and to the highest standard.
  • Work with team members to achieve daily, weekly, and monthly targets.
  • Participate in meetings and voice concerns as well as suggestions for improvement.
  • Answer or escalate concerns and queries from collaborators or other stakeholders.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism while representing the organization.
  • Manage your time effectively by prioritizing urgent tasks.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Comfort working with interactive databases, including running reports and updating files; CRM platform experience required; Salesforce experience desirable.
  • Excellent virtual, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, with a demonstrated track record of establishing effective systems that foster collaboration and improve efficiency.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends for occasional events and conferences.
  • Experience working with Excel, PowerPoint and/or Canva.

Other Requirements:

  • Maintain daily access to internet connectivity, computer, smart phone, or tablet.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences into our team. The Andrew Goodman Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employee and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, criminal record (inquiries only), handicap (disability), mental illness, sexual orientation, genetics, active military, or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotions, transfers, compensation, and training.