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.

How to organize your fundraising job search like a pro with Phil Gerard

Wild Woman Fundraising

Phil will be speaking about how to structure and organization your fundraising job search. Then as opportunities come up in the future, I have a much better understanding of who could be a good fit for what job in what organization. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s a tactic well suited for arts organizations and orgs with great visuals (think food porn), but any org can use it with a little creative thinking. ” – Qiana Mestrich, Associate Director, Digital Content and Engagement, International Center of Photography.

How to structure and staff your planned gift shop for the 21st century


Jim Collins, author of the best-selling book Good to Great , has three big recommendations for all organizations: Get the right people on the bus. Lead Outreach Associates should become experts at engaging with donors relevantly and contextually at the right times.

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. We also include a calendar for national holidays and various other important dates, like associated disease awareness months, that we want to use for our marketing. Diane Greenhalgh.

Trivia Night Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

For those who are unfamiliar, these are events in which teams of people gather to socialize, eat, drink and answer trivia questions. Bars and pubs often hold trivia nights on a regular basis, which allows friendly rivalries between teams develop.

The Perfect Employer for a Nonprofit Communications Director

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The larger the organization, the bigger the communication director’s salary. Religious organizations are most likely to retain their communications staff (even though the pay is below average), where associations and arts/culture organizations are more likely to lose them sooner.

19 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Associate for Online Content & Media & Public Relations Specialist , Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Cambridge, MA). Associate Web Producer , Blackbaud (Austin, TX). Digital Organizer , Action Network (Washington DC).

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Will the way an arts organization approaches its communications work vary significantly from a social service agency? We did, however, see major differences this year on which goals are the highest priorities for communications teams.

Brandraising: One Organization, Many Channels

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Their clients include local, regional, national and international organizations such as The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, American Jewish World Service and the New York City Charter School Center. She was named a "Top Fundraiser Under 40" by Fundraising Success Magazine in 2006 and is a regular speaker at Association of Fundraising Professionals and Nonprofit Technology Network conferences.

Best and Worst Job Interview Questions for Comm and Development Directors?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ashlie Hutcherson, Associate Development Director at Almost Home , emailed me yesterday asking if I’d write a blog post on questions to ask during interviews with Development Director candidates. Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Professional Development interview questions

Growing major gifts-True Stories

Wild Woman Fundraising

And she works at the Cat Adoption Team in Sherwood, Oregon. MT: Awesome, so yeah, that’s where you are, and the cat adoption team is part of the, is it the Shelter Alliance, is that correct? HS: Sure, so as you said, Heather Svoboda and I work at the Cat Adoption Team in Sherwood.

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Grants Available for American Nonprofit Organizations Using Computers, Technology, or Video Games to Educate

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: May 15, 2011 ESA Foundation Offers Support for Youth-Focused Education Technology Programs The ESA Foundation , a philanthropic vehicle of the Entertainment Software Association , is dedicated to supporting programs that make a difference in the lives of America's youth. Applicants must be nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations or governmental units exempt under Section 115 and described in Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. From The Foundation Center. [If

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kallie Rollenhagen

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

– I’m a morning person and lucky enough to work at an organization that supports flexible work schedules. Mondays are meeting heavy at our organization, as many people are frequently offsite other days of the week. Kallie Rollenhagen.

#Development: Jumo And Join To Create Largest Nonprofit Network

Non Profit Marketing 360

We have followed the development of the Jumo website and network over the last year or so, and that organization has recently announced a development ‘merger’ with Then follow their merger and development to see how their work can work for you and your organization.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


The WHAT IF Conference is for anyone who supports nonprofit organizations, especially staff and board members, volunteers, donors, foundations and corporate funders. Association of Advancement Services Professionals (AASP) / Chicago, IL / $400. Associations / #TECH16 / @ASAEcenter.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Emma Morris

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Emma Morris is the Online Media and Communications Associate at Nobel Women’s Initiative. I try not to check work email or our organization’s social media accounts before I get into the office. Emma Morris.

What’s Up in November

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Turn the people already associated with your organization into a marketing team. Content Marketing Copywriting Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Online Courses Online Marketing Social Networking Trends

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Most organizations have important data to present to their clients, members, boards of directors, and other audiences. It’s a way to take all that stuff you’ve collected about the great things your organization does, and make it exciting.

Pricing Grant Writers - What Should We Pay for A Grant Writer?

Seeking Grant Money Today

Never pay a grant writer a portion of a grant that your organization receives after they write the proposal for it. For example The Association of Fundraising Professionals ) Why shouldn't your organization pay a percentage of each grant that your writer wrote and you guys received? If they are not sure, ask them if an area non profit or community foundation/organization has recently conducted a fundraising professionals' salaries survey.

YOU Can Make These Dreams Come True (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Martin Luther King inspired me to ask fellow bloggers to join me in the January Nonprofit Blog Carnival , to “pick any dream you have—for your cause, organization or the nonprofit sector—and share it and how you plan to make it real.”

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As a spokesperson, Lawson-Zilai has been quoted frequently in the media including the Associated Press, Chronicle of Philanthropy, MarketWatch Radio, The New York Times, NonProfit Times, and USA TODAY. I send particular news articles to members of the team. Lauren Lawson-Zilai.

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7 Ways to Transform Nonprofit Staff Bios from Mundane to Magical

Getting Attention

Relationships are built person-to-person, not person-to-organization. Here are some well-tested guidelines for crafting bios that will help audiences connect with your organization: ( Read the full article for a more in-depth guide to crafting compelling nonprofit staff bios.) .

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WANTED: Your Views And Your Help

The Agitator

Adrian Sargeant and the team at the Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy and Marc Pitman, CEO of The Concord Leadership Group , need your help. The researchers are also interested in exploring whether different leadership styles are associated with different approaches to organization planning (including for example; strategic planning, succession planning, and fundraising planning).

Do you want to master fundraising?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If your boss or your team can’t accept that, they need to read this book. Visualize your appeal letter making $30,000, or a sum that would be significant for your organization. Mastery by George leonard.

Online Fundraising Continues to Grow

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Overall, 79% of organizations included in the report raised more in 2010 than 2009, while 21% saw declines in their online fundraising. All but three verticals (Association & membership, Public Broadcasting Stations, and Team Events) had a growth rate greater than 10%.

Want Better Payoffs From Your Donor Communication? Start Customizing It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the last post, I talked about some of the basic metrics that nonprofit organizations could start measuring regularly in order to track donors to ensure that the donor base grows over a period of time. These are your most loyal donors; those who give to your organization year after year.

3 Metrics Your Nonprofit Should Measure Using Google Analytics

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Fortunately, Google Analytics provides organizations with a cost effective way to monitor the metrics that matter and help your team make informed decisions.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


2016 Nonprofit Organizations Institute. 2016 Nonprofit Organizations Institute. American Marketing Association / Scottsdale, AZ / $1,000. SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) / Spartanburg, SC / Less than $400. Associations. Associations.

Partner with Program Staff & Your Network for More Marketing Impact

Getting Attention

Invest 4 minutes in watching this energizing video from the Kids Count program team at the Annie E. According to Julee Newberger, online communications associate at Casey, Laura and Don are ideal partners for the Foundation’s marketing team.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kristina Kelly

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She previously enjoyed working with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, FanSided Sports Network, and Ignite Social Media. weekday job, so I love that my organization understands the importance of flextime. Kristina Kelly.

Video Making for Fun and For (Non)Profits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sean King, who is also participating in our Nonprofit Marketing Guide Mentoring Program , shares some takeaways from his organization’s recent video campaign. is a non-profit musical youth organization that teaches life lessons through music. Sean King.

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016


on a variety of topics, including association leadership, fundraising, technology, foundations, and more. Best for: association leaders looking for inspiration, insights, and education. If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom.

Get More from Your Donor Database

Getting Attention

James is Associate Director, Development & Communications for the END Fund , a nonprofit dedicated to controlling and eliminating neglected tropical diseases. . Welcome to guest blogger, James Porter.

Donordigital expands strategic and creative leadership and opens Washington, DC office


Previously, Eric led online marketing at Operation Smile, where he launched the organization’s first interactive department, drove direct marketing integration, and initiated its social marketing program.

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More or Better Corporate Partnerships? How National Park Foundation Addressed a "Good Problem" [SPONSORED]

Selfish Giving

And NPF was a finalist for best corporate brand by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association. Catalist has given the team confidence that the companies we’re targeting are the right companies,” said Stefanie.

Five Questions about Nonprofit Annual Reports

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If your organization has been around for several years, but this is your first attempt at an annual report, you may be tempted to talk about all of your accomplishments over the years. Connect the everyday activities of your organization to your mission statement.

Social Media Awareness That Works: S’mores in the Outdoors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

note: National S’mores Day, an “unofficial” national holiday, is sponsored by the National Confectioners Association. ] Creative Ideas Guest Bloggers Marketing Team Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Personality Online Marketing Photography Social Networking Julia Reich.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Nancy Levesque

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nancy Levesque serves as Director of Marketing Communications and directs the marketing communications initiatives of the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), an organization whose mission it is to close the achievement gap between lower- and upper-income youth nationwide.

Change It Up? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, agencies and other vendors serving nonprofits and B Corps. Associate Director Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (Boston, MA). Associate Director, Communications and PR Concern Worldwide (New York, NY). Communications/Marketing Coordinator & Communications/Marketing Associate ACLU (New York, NY). Communications Team Manager Organic Consumers Association (Portland, ME).