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Fundraising and Marketing Teams: Integrated or Separate But Equal?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While the percentage of “integrated” teams versus “separate but equal” teams is similar, we found some stark differences.

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Extend Your Reach with a Staff Messenger Team

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urge you to launch—ask, train, support, and thank— your team of passionate employee messengers. But most of us look right past them.

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Your Take: All-Staff Marketing Team (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

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Here’s how I train orgs like yours to  Extend Your Reach with an All-Staff Messenger Team. All-Org Marketing TeamLisa Rupple, Communications Coordinator at the Community Foundation of Lorain County , wants to brainstorm: My next big project to tackle is employee collaboration for storytelling. Plus, it’s fun!

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Nonprofit Marketing Team Roles and Tasks – Who Does What?

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Key point of contact for all major internal and external relationships (eyes, ears, and mouth of the marketing team as a whole). list bait).

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How Big Should Your Communications Team Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

With respect to communications team budgets, 57% expect theirs to remain the same in 2016, with 28 % expecting team budgets to grow.

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Blending Marketing and Fundraising into Community Engagement Teams

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nancy Schwartz also offers some helpful advice in  4 Steps to Moving Your Marketing and Fundraising Teams to a Productive Partnership. Great!

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Wisdom for Executive Directors Managing Communications Teams

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What words of wisdom would you add for executive directors who want to better manage their communications teams? “When am I being a cat?”

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People First—4 Steps To Your All-Org Marketing Team

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Learn more about developing your all-org marketing team: 8 Ways to Build a Team of Effective Messengers. 100% of employees involved!

How Employee Matching Gifts Can Help Your Fundraising Team Succeed

Ann Green

Your organization probably holds amazing events that bring your donors together with each other and members of your team. About Adam Weinger.

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Thrive thru Year End: Together!

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Here are some ways teamwork can boost productivity and satisfaction in your org : Extend Reach & Results w/Your All-Org Team of Messengers.

What Skills Should a Communications Team Have?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We love the best practices you’ve shared, and are now looking for information related to the actual positions a nonprofit communications team should fill , and what each of those roles should be doing. Perhaps a better way to frame my question is this: what skill sets do you think a two- to three-person team should have ? Great!

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3 Steps to a Powerful, All-Organization Team of Messengers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I recently completed an all-new message platform for the largest human services organization in Massachusetts. The platform included a tagline, positioning statement, talking points or key messages at organization and program level, and elevator conversation.

Share Our Strength, Shake Shack Team Up for Pinup Program

Selfish Giving

The two have teamed up for a cause marketing pinup program called the Great American Shake Sale at ten Shake Shack locations on the East coast.

11 Weeks to Go: Launch Your #GivingTuesday Team!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

First up: Building your #GivingTuesday Team. The most pivotal person on #GivingTuesday is the leader of your team – the Envoy of Enthusiasm.

Build Your Message Team: Part 4—Grow Energy, Insights & Skills

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Imagine this—You’ve asked your colleagues and volunteers to develop their skills in engaging supporters, and trained them as a message team.

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Christine is Working on Marketing Personas with Her Content Marketing Team

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We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. Meet the Pass Holders Nonprofit Communications

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#SOCIALMEDIA: Online Communication Is A Team Sport

Non Profit Marketing 360

It takes a team, and everyone contributes something critical to the overall success. The Internet NEVER SLEEPS, so also this team.”).

Retreats – taking time to reflect with your team

Fundraising Coach

“Advance&# or “retreat,&# the fact still remains that time away with your team is a powerful tool in your fundraising tool kit.

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Obama email team reveals what worked - and didn’t - in election fundraising

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It highlighted insights from the digital team who sent out fundraising emails for the Obama campaign. There were 18 very smart people on the email team alone, and they often predicted the wrong winners among versions of emails. M+R had a fascinating post* last week about political fundraising. The whole post is here. Keep testing! 2.

Let Your People Do the Talking (Do It Differently: Part 1)

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All-Org Marketing Team all-staff messengers fundraising storytelling year-endTested Turnaround!  That’s how most organizations do it, after all.

Is Your Nonprofit Ready to be Super Relevant?

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Having a Book Club at Your Nonprofit

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Guest Bloggers Marketing TeamMelinda Billings. We’ve been talking about ways to include other staff members in your work. Kristina.

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4 Ways to Save Your Sanity: Review & Approval 2.0

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We let them know we’d be asking them to solicit input from their team members and share the brand purpose, process, and elements back out.

Best Way to Get Timely Input: Review & Approval 2.0

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We worked hard to shape  a participation process , with staff teams representing each department’s point of view, to springboard brand development. This brand team was brought into the process from the very beginning via two group working sessions. You guys are so smart! There’s no better model for the rest of us.

Social Media Takeovers: 6 Nonprofits That Gave It Up for Good (PLUS: 6 Tips for Getting it Right)

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Fast hands get the job done and Team Olek is working non-stop for the Ball. Image Source: https://flic.kr/p/dzN6Vp. p/dzN6Vp. Maybe. SFMOMA.

With A 9-Person Social Media Team, They Better Get It Right!

The Agitator

Of course, if you have a nine-person team solely devoted to social media — and working in a sandbox with 37 million members — you had better get it right! Would you associate AARP, the voice of America’s 50+ population, with adroit use of social media? If not, think again. Here are some observations by Tammy.

5 Leadership Failures That Hurt Communications and Fundraising

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5 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Fundraising Team

Fundraiser Ideas

When I think about how I came up with the skills to motivate my fundraising team, I remember a team I was on years ago. never felt so inspired and motivated to sell as I did in that fundraising team. Looking back now, there were five reasons why that particular fundraising team motived me more than any others did. Other

What a Development AND Communications Director Really Does

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One integrated team of several people? Leadership Marketing Team Nonprofit CommunicationsAgree/disagree? Absolutely.

5 Steps to Powerful Staff Messengers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How often have you banged your head against the wall because you just can’t squeeze any more from your existing team and budget?

21 Stupid Things You Can Stop Doing [Infographic and Recording]

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We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

Cutting the Workaholic Martyr Crap Starts with You

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Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Professional Development Do you struggle to find time in your workday to actually sit and think?

Remember Your Own—Make Internal Communications Matter

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But it’s vital to keep your team (and others) in the loop. I’m sure you’re thinking, “One more email to read? No thanks!” uild relationships.

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No Hard Choices = No Strategy and No Leadership

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Hiring Consultants Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy leadership This is not a strategy. Or was it her?

How to Involve Staff in Nonprofit Branding

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Add These to Your Board Meeting Agenda

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Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications boards We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Finding Purpose: You and Your Nonprofit

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Creative Brief Boosts Support & Participation (Case Study)

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As you can imagine, the team’s dedication was a stark contrast to the tension and distress of the main news story. Guest blogger Guy Arceneaux is Director of Marketing and Communications at  Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. . Perhaps these organizations’ smaller staff size creates the illusion that a process is not needed. I’m not sure.

10 Exciting Fundraising Ideas for Sports Teams

Fundraiser Ideas

Sports teams often have to raise money for a variety of reasons. Whatever the reason your team needs to raise money, here are 10 exciting fundraising ideas for sports teams: Fast Pitch Fundraiser – This is a great fundraiser for baseball teams. Flock of Flamingos – This is a fun fundraising idea for sports teams.

4 Steps to Moving Your Marketing and Fundraising Teams to a Productive Partnership (Case Study)

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In fact, the marketing-fundraising divide — whether these teams are joined in a single department or not — is one of the most common challenges nonprofits must tackle. Do you have any advice as to implementing change from separate departments into one that lead to staff buy in as well as growing cooperation? Start at the top.