Wonderful Response from the American Heart Association

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One organization in that “nothing” category was the American Heart Association — and now we know why. I want to thank you for including the American Heart Association in your research, although the results were not close to what we’d have liked.

Is Community Engagement or Awareness Essential? Depends on Your Mission.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Engaging our community to keep people inspired by and active in our work. “Engaging our community” is the #1 nonprofit communications goal overall. Will the way an arts organization approaches its communications work vary significantly from a social service agency?

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Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

Well in the world of the American Marketing Association. Russ Klein recentlyaccepted the role of CEO for AMA and with that he now leads North America''s largest professional marketing association. Of However, the American Marketing Association is more than just another brand.

9 Tips for Creating an Editorial Calendar Chock Full of What Your Community Wants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Guest Post by Diane Greenhalgh of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. One of the ways you become their favorite is by providing your community with great content that they keep coming back for. Don’t forget to interact with your community. Diane Greenhalgh.

[Guest Post] Correctly setting up your nonprofit's Google+ Community

Fundraising Coach

A few months after I wrote the book Google+ for Nonprofits , Google+ released a new feature called "Communities." In communities, everyone sees each others posts and comments, giving much more opportunity for people to build stronger connections. Google+ Communities for Nonprofits.

Part 2: How to Write an Appeal Letter 101

Wild Woman Fundraising

You can mention a recent event the community has heard about, related to your nonprofit mission, even if it doesn’t take place in your community. how to write your appeal letter. Did you read Part 1 of this series?

State of Social Media Monitoring Survey

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The research is meant to benefit the entire community as it addresses knowledge gaps in the industry. Therefore if you work for government, a nonprofit or an association, please take the survey and help spread the word. Once in a while, my organization CEPSM.ca

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing. His Cause Marketing blog is “dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause marketing promotions and campaigns.”

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing. His Cause Marketing blog is “dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause marketing promotions and campaigns.”

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing. His Cause Marketing blog is “dedicated to highlighting and dissecting the best and the worst cause marketing promotions and campaigns.”

Do You Need to Hire A Development Director?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Not a Development Associate. This is one of the most corrupt and confusing parts of nonprofit work, when a nonprofit only has a development manager, a development associate or development officer, and not a development director. For example, when I was a development associate at a previous nonprofit, I was writing and sending mailings. However, to keep me at a lower salary level, the nonprofit had decided that I would be called an “Associate.&#.

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job

Getting Attention

Communications Associate Powder River Basin Resource Council (Sheridan, WY). Communications Coordinator National Flute Association (Chicago, IL). Digital Marketing Coordinator Communities Foundation of Texas (Dallas, TX). Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here.

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Life-Changing Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate Web Producer , Director of Marketing and Creative Services , Marketing Manager & Multimedia Associate Clinton Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Associate. Communications Associate PATH (Los Angeles, CA).

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Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

“Facebook can show a positive version of ourselves,” associate professor Jeffrey Hancock told CNN. More so, here’s the take-away for us: Have a self-awareness of the good and the bad impact Facebook may have on you, to your community and in your work.

Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

“Facebook can show a positive version of ourselves,” associate professor Jeffrey Hancock told CNN. More so, here’s the take-away for us: Have a self-awareness of the good and the bad impact Facebook may have on you, to your community and in your work.

“Open Community” and Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m taking part in the virtual book tour that Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer are doing to explore concepts from Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. Kivi: What the heck is an “Open Community?”.

Remapping Food and Activity in Communities

Social Marketing and Social Change

Where do people find healthy foods and places to be physically active in their neighborhoods and communities? Hume, Salmon & Ball (2005) asked 147, 10-year-old children to draw maps of their home and neighborhood environments to understand their perceptions of their environments, and to examine associations between these perceptions and objectively measured physical activity.

Let’s hear it for Asian Female Nonprofit Leaders!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Lisa Hasegawa, Executive Director, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development: Since 2000, Lisa Hasegawa has led National CAPACD’s efforts to be a powerful voice for the unique community development needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.

What’s In A Campaign? That Which We Call Change

SocialButterfly

The word campaign itself brings with it assumed processes, methods and associations. May we approach the week with the idea that we want sustainable movements of change focused on outcomes, impact and building relationships that strengthen communities.

What’s In A Campaign? That Which We Call Change

SocialButterfly

The word campaign itself brings with it assumed processes, methods and associations. May we approach the week with the idea that we want sustainable movements of change focused on outcomes, impact and building relationships that strengthen communities.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate Director of Media Relations American Rivers (Washington, D.C.). Communications And Engagement Associate Early Learning Indiana (Indianapolis, IN). Editorial Associate—Ritualwell Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Wyncote, PA).

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A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

When it comes to successful fundraising or strategy, you forget that you need a trained and motivated board, a dynamic leadership, and an engaged community. Todd Cohen, editor of the Philanthropy Journal, wrote a blog post on how bad nonprofit consultants can be.

25 OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Community Engagement & Communications Manager America SCORES (Boston, MA). Development & Communications Associate Lillian’s List of North Carolina (Raleigh, NC). Marketing & Communications Associate Interfaith Youth Core (Chicago, IL).

To-Die-For Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate Director, Development Communications. Communications Associate Grantmakers for Education (Portland, OR). Communications & Community Outreach Specialist Historic Ford Estates (Grosse Point, MI). Digital Advertising Account Manager Drupal Association (Portland, OR).

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What’s not to Like about Facebook Likes?

Giving in a Digital World

Hat tip to @harveymckinnon of Harvey McKinnon Associates in Canada for spotting it). Facebook Online Fundraising Bryan Miller Online community fundraising Rather a lot, according to this video by the smart folks over at the YouTube educational science channel Veritasium.

36 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Associate Director of Communications American Rivers (Washington, D.C.). Associate Director of Marketing Lincoln Center Theater (New York, NY). Communications and Media Outreach Associate NARAL (Washington, D.C.). Community Outreach Coordinator Sunlight Foundation (Washington, D.C.). Database and Media Associate Episcopal Community Services (San Francisco, CA). Director of Community Engagement and Marketing Rebuilding Together.

Next? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Director UC Student Association (Oakland, CA). Communications and Marketing Coordinator Collier Youth Associates (Morganville, NJ). Marketing & Communications Associate Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

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Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications & Program Associate Center for Genetics and Society (Berkeley, CA). Communications Director Pillsbury United Communities (Minneapolis, MN). Marketing & Digital Media Manager Community Media Workshop (Chicago, IL). Midwest Director Giving Tree Associates (Chicago, IL). Senior Associate, Research and Digital Media Urban Land Institute (Washington, DC).

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate Project Editor Appalachian Mountain Club (Boston, MA). Associate Product Manager Wikimedia Foundation (San Francisco, CA). Communications Associate, Religion and Global Attitudes Pew Research Center (Washington, DC). Director, Digital and Web Cancer Support Community.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

ABQtodo Marketing & Operations Manager Albuquerque Community Foundation (Albuquerque, NM). Associate Director, Marketing San Francisco Ballet (San Francisco, CA). Communications Associate Center for Health and Gender Equity (Washington, DC). Communications & Public Relations Manager & Digital Communications Associate. Creative Services Associate/Graphic Designer Action Against Hunger (New York, NY). Senior Website Associate AAUW (Washington, DC).

15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Associate Director of Integrated Content Management , The American Optometric Association (St. Operations Director , Berskshire Taconic Community Foundation (Sheffield, MA). Parent Marketing & Communications Associate , Poly Prep Country Day School.

Great Marketing Jobs at Nonprofit Orgs

Getting Attention

Associate Director of Email Marketing , NARAL Pro Choice America (Washington, DC). Development Communications Associate , Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Marketing Coordinator , Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (Madison, WI). Social Media and Digital Marketing Specialist , Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Bay Area, CA). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Associate , Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (Sheffield, MA). Digital Media Associate , The Solomon R. Director of Communications & Community Partnerships , Spaceworks (Brooklyn, NY). Writer/Editor , Organic Consumers Association (Finland, MN).

Imagine! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Health Policy Communications Associate Center for Health Care Strategies. Director, Integrated Marketing Communications Harrisburg Area Community College (Harrisburg, PA). Communications Manager Community Power Network (Washington, D.C.).

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Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This then leads you to associate buying things (or taking part in other artificial “experiences” for that matter) with good times, so you do it again, and again, and again. It has to do with our basic yearning for our communities to grow strong, and our earth to be healthy.

Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Aristotle made the statement “[a]ll paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind” As the Blue Scholars say, it’s a 501 Community Plantation! Are You a Wage Slave? Do you spend more each month paying down your debts than buying new things?

Change! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Digital Communications Associate Sabin Vaccine Institute (Washington, DC). Director Of Marketing And Communications Tacoma Community College (Tacoma, WA). Marketing Manager IAPP—International Association of Privacy Professionals (Portsmouth, NH).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Monday Matters!

Getting Attention

Communications Associate , Newman’s Own Foundations. Communications & Marketing Administrator, Healthcare Distribution Management Association (Arlington, VA). Digital Media Associate , Technoserve (Washington DC). Online Community Manager , TechSoup Global (San Francisco, CA). Senior Associate and Senior Editor & Content Manager , Hattaway Communications (Washington DC). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here.

Interview with a Fundraising Expert: Lisa Gray, Founder of LDG Associates

Fundraiser Ideas

Gray’s LDG Associates is a firm that provides a variety of services, including fund development to social change entities and the organizations and institutions that support them. This includes government, faith-based, education and community organizations. Lisa: I’m really into crowdsourcing right now, using sites like Crowdrise to promote, build community and raise funds. Lisa D.

15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

Getting Attention

Administrative & Communications Coordinator , The Washington Lodging Association (Seattle, WA). Director of Marketing , The Association of Small Foundations (Washington DC). Marketing/PR Manager , Community Foundation of Collier County (Naples, FL).