Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 20, 2020

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Our ability to produce our most popular download – the annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report – depends entirely on your participation in the annual survey. Take the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey now. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

Is Your Nonprofit Work Called Marketing, Communications, or Something Else?

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I participate in numerous social media groups for nonprofit communicators, and several times a year, someone wants to debate the difference between marketing and communications. Nonprofit Communications definition

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 13, 2020

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The Nonprofit Communications Director Mentoring Program. Registration is open for the next session of our Mentoring Program for Nonprofit Communications Directors. Another Friday the 13th?

Coworkers Who Communicate All Day, Every Day

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With more nonprofit professionals working from home during the pandemic, some of you are experiencing a new problem: coworkers and bosses who suddenly want to be in constant communication with you. But you might want to look at larger internal communications and office culture issues too.

We Need Your Help: Take the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey

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Our ability to produce our annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report depends entirely on YOUR participation in the annual survey. The Trends Report is our most popular download of the year and is the “go to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications.

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Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications & Political Director , National Organization for Women (New York, NY). Communications & Program Associate Center for Genetics and Society (Berkeley, CA). Communications Coordinator The Human Society of Sarasota County (Sarasota, FL). Communications Coordinator City Academy (St. Communications Director Richmond Art Center (Richmond, CA). Communications Director Pillsbury United Communities (Minneapolis, MN).

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OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Coordinator Envision Unlimited (Chicago, IL). Communications Manager Justice at Stake (Washington, DC). Communications Manager Aspen Global Leadership Network (Washington, DC). Director of Communications and Public Affairs Fenton Communications (New York, NY). Marketing & Communications Manager Twin Cities RISE (Twin Cities, MN). Media Specialist and Digital Communications Associate Jobs with Justice (Washington, DC).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 24, 2020

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Catch Up on Our Content from this Week… A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator – Karen Hansen Adding First and Last Names to Your Email Database Coworkers Who Communicate All Day, Every Day 6 Ways to Get More Value Out of Your Next Press Release.

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OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Assistant (PT) Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Communications Director Center on Policy Initiatives (San Diego, CA). Communications Director America Achieves (Washington, D.C.). Communications and Events Coordinator Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (San Francisco, CA). Communications and Events Specialist CDISC (Austin, TX). Communications Manager Conservation Impact (Denver, CO).

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Yours? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Assistant Vice President, Public Relations & Communications Easter Seals (Chicago, IL). Associate, Knowledge & Communications Northern California Grantmakers (San Francisco, CA). Bilingual Communications Manager KIPP Austin. Communications Associate Land Trust of Napa County (Napa, CA). Communications Associate Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School (Washington, DC). Communications Director Hispanic Federation (New York, NY).

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YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communication and Digital Content Manager Global Green USA (Santa Monica, CA). Communications Director Americans for Tax Fairness (Washington, D.C.). Communications Director In Defense of Animals. Communications & Event Coordinator PT The FACES Foundation (Detroit, MI). Communications Manager Community Power Network (Washington, D.C.). Communications Manager Education Trust—West (Oakland, CA). Communications Specialist Agency (New York, NY).

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Next? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Administrative Assistant, Communications Mott Foundation (Flint, MI). Communications Director UC Student Association (Oakland, CA). Communications & Fund Development Manager Yakima Humane Society (Yakima, WA). Communications Manager Gradian Health Communications (New York, NY). Communications Manager Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (Las Vegas, NV). Communications Manager SAHMA (Atlanta, GA). Director of Communications U.S.

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Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

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In previous posts, I’ve shared with you the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications goals and the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications strategies. Today let’s talk about the types of objectives you should have in your communications plan. That said, SMART is not really enough guidance on what a nonprofit communications team should consider an objective.

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate VP for News, Communications and Media Duke University (Durham, NC). Communications and Development Manager Financial Beginnings (Portland, OR). Communications Director Southern Poverty Law Center (Montgomery, AL). Communications Manager Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (New York, NY). Director of Communication Oregon Justice Resource Center (Portland, OR). Director of Marketing and Communications MENTOR (Boston, MA).

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Is Your Communications Staff Ready for the Next Emergency? Crisis Communications Training Tomorrow

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But those communications teams who already had a crisis communications protocol in place were in the best position to move forward no matter what came their way. The Details: Get Ready for Your Next Communications Crisis.

Goals for Internal Communications at Nonprofits

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What are your internal communications goals? It’s time to figure it out and create some, just like you create goals for external communications. Nearly 40% of nonprofit communications staff say that internal communications to other staff and the board are an essential or high priority. Only 10% of nonprofit comms staff said that internal communications is not a priority for them at all. Internal Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – September 4, 2020

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A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator – Sofia Dupi Sailing Through September: Communicating to Divided Communities and Video Strategies for Nonprofits Base Your Supporter Journeys in Reality. Zambra. Asheville, NC. Happy Friday, everyone!

12 Communications Strategies for Nonprofits

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You set goals, like these twelve communications goals for nonprofits , including community engagement, raising awareness of issues, and fundraising. And every day you manage tactical communications channels like email, social media, print marketing, PR and more. The answer is Communications or Marketing Strategies. . Unfortunately, if you spend much time searching for nonprofit communications strategies what you most often find is content about goals or tactics.

Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Associate New York State Health Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Coordinator Trillium Employment Services (Auburn, WA). Communications Director National Domestic Violence Hotline (Austin, TX). Communications Director Saving Sight (St. Communications and Marketing Specialist Capital Impact Partners (Crystal City, VA). Communications Manager Developmental Disabilities Association.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Rebecca Barrack

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Here is the latest submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator series. Because our communications team serves in a support role to several other departments, we have a number of systems we are in for organization/project management, etc., Rebecca Barrack.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – October 16, 2020

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Rebecca Barrack Can’t Stop for an Hour? Bow and Arrow. Auburn, AL. Capping off my birthday week with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Account Coordinator, Digital Fenton Communications (Washington, DC). Communications Director , Communications Assistant , Communications Associate, Politics & Communications Associate Schusterman Family Foundation (Atlanta, GA). Communications Associate, Religion and Global Attitudes Pew Research Center (Washington, DC). Communications Director Mississippi Center for Justice (Jackson, MS). Communications Manager Seeding Labs (Boston, MA).

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How to Write a Collaborative Communications Strategy

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When Cathy White shared with our Mentoring Program participants the collaborative process she went through to create her communications strategy, I knew other communications directors would be interested in hearing about it too. I joined my organization, Springboard Collaborative , as the first communications professional they had ever hired. As such, I was tasked with creating a five-year communications strategy. What does this pillar mean for communications?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 28, 2020

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September 10: How Your Nonprofit Should Communicate to a Divided America with Peter Panepento and Nicki Faircloth. Budget-Friendly Webinar] Learn how to listen thoughtfully and communicate effectively with supporters who span the political and social spectrum.

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Median Salaries for Nonprofit Communications Directors

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Curious if your salary as a nonprofit communications director is in line with what others are making? nonprofit communications directors in the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We asked for salary data from communications directors/managers and looked at that data by the overall organizational budget and by the cost of living where the nonprofit is located. Nonprofit Communications

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communication Jobs

Getting Attention

Advocacy & Communications Associate , RespectAbility (Bethesda, MD). Communications & Impact Specialist , Institute of International Education. Communications Coordinator , The Community Center for Education Results. Communications Internship , The Physician Assistant Education Association (Washington, DC). Communications Manager , The Hyams Foundation (Boston, MA). Communications Manager , Portland Farmers Market (Portland, OR).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – October 23, 2020

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Happy Friday, friends! That’s right! It’s finally Friday so I have the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

How Your Nonprofit Should Communicate to a Divided America

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Tomorrow we are hosting a budget-friendly webinar that will equip your organization with the tools it needs to listen thoughtfully and communicate effectively with supporters who span the political and social spectrum. How Your Nonprofit Should Communicate to a Divided America.

Nonprofit Disaster Communications Done Right (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Here’s the hot-off-the-presses story I just received from Leili Khalessi, Communications Manager at Red Rover. Leili and her communications team started sharing these resources for tornado victims even before the weather hit and are continuing to share guidance and support. “Our quick, focused outreach made me think of your guidance on crisis and disaster communications, and the key point you stress—relevance rules!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 6, 2020

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The Nonprofit Communications Director Mentoring Program. Registration is open for the next session of our Mentoring Program for Nonprofit Communications Directors. How is everyone holding up out there? Let’s distract ourselves with the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Receptionists

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You might also find yourself in this situation, shared with us by a nonprofit communicator through our newest spin on our Day in the Life blog series. We are calling it Nonprofit Communications Confidential , where we ask for your (anonymous) day-to-day frustrations: “My receptionist does not screen calls, she just puts them through to who SHE thinks they should go to. Share it with us below: Loading… Day in the Life Nonprofit Communications

What Nonprofit Communicators Should Binge Watch #NPCOMMLIFE

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I know very few nonprofit communicators are laying around all day binge-watching TV. Most of you are working from home still trying to make the world a better place. That being said, we still have a lot more time at home these days and I am super tired of writing and thinking about coronavirus, so I put together a list of shows you can watch based on your needs. All of these shows can be found on Netflix (although maybe not all seasons).

How to Communicate with Your Donors, Members, and Online Community Right Now – #NPCOVID19

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But the key to being an effective nonprofit communicator during this crisis is to be proactive, not reactive. Right now, all communications need to be three things: 1) Clear. . We will give you strategies on how to post on social media and communicate with donors right now, sharing a case study of what Josh has done at Susan G. Fundraising Marketing Nonprofits coronavirus covid-19 crisis communication donor relations nonprofit communications

COVID-19 and Media Relations: A Quick Guide for Nonprofit Communicators

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COVID-19 is quickly rewriting the rules for how all of us are approaching our communications. Here are five tips to consider as you think about how you want to communicate with the media during the coming weeks and months: Rethink Your Calendar. It’s also forcing all nonprofits — no matter the mission — to rethink their short-term media relations strategies.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 21, 2020

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Good afternoon! You may never know what 2020 has in store for you next (two potential hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico?), but you’ll always know on Fridays I have the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

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Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Bosses

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We’ll probably tackle the subject of bosses a few times in Nonprofit Communications Confidential ! Share it with us below and let’s commiserate with Nonprofit Communications Confidential : Loading… Day in the Life Nonprofit CommunicationsMore than a few of you don’t feel like you have the full attention of your boss: “It is so frustrating that my boss shuts her door… I mean it is generally shut most of the time.

2,000 Communications Directors Say What?

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In a few short weeks, we will open up the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey . ” What information about the “state of nonprofit communications” do you think our sector should have available? Nonprofit Communications TrendsBut before that happens, I have to put this year’s questions together, and I need your help.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – August 14, 2020

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Catch Up on Our Content for This Week… Is Your Nonprofit Work Called Marketing, Communications, or Something Else? Happy Friday! Let’s dive into the coolest articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising.

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Advice for New Communications Directors

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We recently asked you to share your advice for new communications directors, and we heard from 25 of you. You can study communications best practices obsessively, but if your plan of action isn’t hyper-targeted to the specific people you’re trying to reach, you won’t be effective. ” ~ Sheri Booms Holm, Communications Director at West Central Initiative. Nonprofit Communications Your Advice

Nonprofit Crisis Communications: Passover Case Study

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This six-point approach is backbone of crisis communications. How have you communicated around a crisis? Please share recommendations for crisis communications dos and don’ts here. More Crisis Communications Guidance. How to Communicate in the Midst of Tragedy: 9-Step Checklist. Crisis Communications Alan Feldman JCC Metrowest Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing tone

Debate Highlights 9 Communications Lessons

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If you watched last night’s Romney vs. Obama debate, you know that Romney reigned as the far better communicator. So political theater, like your communications, matters big time. There’s lots for nonprofit communicators to learn from the candidates’ communications practices: Make it easy for your audience with clear, accessible language that can be absorbed in a moment. Communicate with confidence.

Download Your 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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The 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has both good news and bad news to share, compiled from the answers of 625 nonprofit communications professionals who took our annual survey in November 2019. While the communications workload continues to grow, the average size of a nonprofit communications team has not grown to keep pace. Communications staff mostly feel valued and respected in their organizations. It’s here !

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Learn How to Measure Communications Effectiveness

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Measuring the effectiveness of your communications work can be confusing. But your work as a nonprofit communicator is essential to your nonprofit’s success. Join us tomorrow and learn how to prove how essential your work is during our next two-part webinar series: Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Communications Work. “Practical, relevant, with tangible next steps for organizations seeking to get to next phase of communications sophistication.