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Development Specialist


The Development Specialist works with the CEO to identify and develop funding opportunities. This position coordinates all aspects of NWRPCA’s fund development program, including grants, donations, sponsors and exhibitors, corporate revenue-sharing partnerships, sub-grantee partnerships, and contributed income. The Development Specialist acts as a liaison with project and program sponsors and funders. This is a full-time, exempt position.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Determine, in conjunction with senior management, actionable annual Development goals for inclusion in the agency budget.

- Create and lead the implementation of a realistic, forward thinking annual Development Plan.
- Work with the CEO, Board, staff, and other key partners to identify and develop organizational sponsors and funders related to NWRPCA’s core mission and strategic plan.
- Advise senior management on an on-going basis of recommended changes in the fund development program.

- Recruit sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers for conferences and other major events. Build and maintain those relationships.
- Search for grants that appropriately support NWRPCA’s initiatives.
- Act as the contract manager for and supervise grant writers as required.
- Identify and develop opportunities to partner with for-profit corporations serving community health centers for the purpose of establishing mutually beneficial revenue-share agreements.
- Assist the Marketing Specialist with strategic planning for branding and marketing.  
- Work with the Member Services Manager to help identify and secure offerings that promote the value of NWRPCA membership.
- Serve as staff lead for the Development Task Force of the NWRPCA Board of Directors.

- Perform other duties as required.


Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent.

- Experience in marketing, public relations or public communication required; such experience for non-profit organizations strongly preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written materials.
- Excellent organizational and problem solving skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
- Ability and willingness to meet the public and develop professional relationships on behalf of NWRPCA.
- Responsive to changing management priorities and marketplace demands; able to adjust day-to-day work activities accordingly.
- Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
- Ability to work effectively as a team member.
- Must be flexible, resourceful, self-motivated, able to carry a heavy workload and committed to social justice.
- Demonstrated awareness of the value of diversity and a commitment to cultural competency in the workplace.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience in community health, policy/advocacy organizations or nonprofit associations preferred.

- Experience in fund raising and/or grant writing preferred

Physical Requirements

- Most time spent sitting, with up to one-third (1/3) of time walking or standing. There are no restrictions on ability to interrupt periods of sitting.

- Physical ability to stoop, kneel, bend, use a computer and perform light lifting.

- Manual dexterity required for typing, filing, etc.
- Vision requirements as appropriate for working on computer and with typed and handwritten materials.

- Ability to travel to in-state and out-of-state conferences. 

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range is $50K to $56K, plus 15% additional fringe benefit pay.

NWRPCA offers generous paid time off, and company paid dental, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurances. A flexible spending account or health savings account are available as well as supplemental insurance.

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to resumes@nwrpca.org.

 

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is a key member of the Marketing & Communications program, working in conjunction with the Marketing Specialist and the Education & Training team to successfully market the Association’s training opportunities. This is a wonderful opportunity for young marketing and communications professionals seeking a part-time role or looking for extra work.  This is a part-time, non-exempt position.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

- Collaborate with Marketing Specialist and Education & Training Program Manager to develop an overall marketing and communications strategy for the Association’s training offerings that is aligned with the two-year strategic plan.

- Plan and create web-based, print and social media marketing deliverables for all Education & Training programs.

- Maintain the Association web site specifically related to all Education & Training opportunities; provide ongoing monitoring, updating and improvement.

- Use metrics to provide leadership and advice on market forecasting, building market share, segmenting target markets, and tracking return on marketing investment with regard to in-person and web-based trainings.

- Collaborate with Marketing Specialist and Member Services Manager to conduct effective oversight of all public venues, including web site, e-newsletter and social media sites, especially in light of member needs.

- Play a key role in helping to produce important Association documents as requested.

- Work with graphic designers and printers, in coordination with the Marketing Specialist.

- Maintain an inventory of brand-imprinted items for give-aways.

- Maintain marketing files and archives for Association and all its programs.

- Perform other duties as required.

 

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree, certification in marketing, or equivalent experience.

- Examples of successful marketing projects.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong editing and proofreading skills, and demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written materials for specific target audiences.

- Mastery of MS Office and demonstrated expertise with Adobe Creative Suite.

- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.

- Responsive to changing management priorities and able to adjust day-to-day work activities accordingly.

- Ability to work independently with minimal direction.

- Ability to work effectively as a team member.

- Must be flexible, resourceful, self-motivated, able to carry a heavy workload and committed to social justice.

- Demonstrated awareness of the value of diversity and a commitment to cultural competency in the workplace.

 

Preferred Qualifications

- One or more years of experience marketing conferences, trainings, distance learning offerings, and other educational opportunities.

- Marketing experience in community health, policy/advocacy organizations or nonprofit associations.

- Possesses some (not all) of these special marketing skills: graphic design; social media; email marketing; Internet marketing; e-newsletters; event promotion; web development and/or management, database management, HTML and/or other coding knowledge.


Physical Requirements

- Most time spent sitting, with up to one-third (1/3) of time walking or standing. There are no restrictions on ability to interrupt periods of sitting.

- Physical ability to stoop, kneel, bend, use a computer and perform light lifting.

- Manual dexterity required for typing, filing, etc.
- Vision requirements as appropriate for working on computer and with typed and handwritten materials.

- Ability to travel to in-state and out-of-state conferences.

 

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is DOE.

NWRPCA offers generous paid time off, and company paid dental, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurances. A flexible spending account or health savings account are available as well as supplemental insurance.

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to resumes@nwrpca.org.

Employment Practices

NWRPCA is an Equal Opportunity institution and does not discriminate against any person in employment or participation in its programs and benefits on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, ability to speak English, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation or marital status.



NWRPCA Internships

  

NWRPCA maintains an active internship program, welcoming undergraduate and graduate students (and occasionally non-students) who feel that an unpaid internship at a regional primary care association might be rewarding and provide valuable work experience. We are happy to work with your academic institution regarding credit for your work when appropriate and feasible. Please contact us at resumes@nwrpca.org.

 

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