Goals for Internal Communications at Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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

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What Nonprofit Communicators Should Binge Watch #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

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How to Write a Collaborative Communications Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. What does this pillar mean for communications?

Median Salaries for Nonprofit Communications Directors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. Nonprofit Communications

Download Your 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. Communications staff mostly feel valued and respected in their organizations.

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Communicating about Coronavirus and Your Events, Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Communicating the Cancellations. I fully support both the organizations, their staff and leadership, and events themselves: NTC and Create Good are the two conferences I tell communications directors to attend, and that won’t change.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – April 3, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hootsuite shows you How to Use Social Media for Crisis Communications and Emergency Management. Catch Up on Our Content from the Week… What Nonprofit Communicators Should Binge Watch #NPCOMMLIFE Which Core Topics Do We Talk About Now? My porch. Auburn, AL.

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Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

What Does 2020 Hold for Nonprofit Communications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These are just some of the questions we are asking for our Annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey and we need to hear from you. How will you use social media in 2020? Will you share uplifting stories, ask for donations or inform followers about your programs? Do you use Facebook Groups?

Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Bosses

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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 Communications

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Feb 22: Be CALM not BUSY: How to Manage Your Nonprofit’s Communications for Great Results with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mar 8: For Nonprofit Communications Staff Only: How to Create Your Professional Development Plan with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 27, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Make Your Office More Comfortable – Wherever It Is Now How to Be Relevant Now (And What NOT to Say) COVID-19 and Media Relations: A Quick Guide for Nonprofit Communicators. How is everyone holding up out there?

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Advice for New Communications Directors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We recently asked you to share your advice for new communications directors, and we heard from 25 of you. ” ~ Sheri Booms Holm, Communications Director at West Central Initiative. Nonprofit Communications Your Advice

2,000 Communications Directors Say What?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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 Trends

12 Communications Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today’s Mixed Links is a special round up of communications and marketing breakout sessions from this year’s conference. Learn more and Register The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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The Skills Nonprofit Communicators Want to Build

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey is officially closed. Getting lost in the data crosstabs will begin soon!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. May 23 & 30: Transform Your Boundaries and Get Better Results: CALM Coaching for Nonprofit Communicators with Sarri Gilman.

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How to Connect Your Communications With Your Mission

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When resources are limited and pressure is high, it’s easy to fall into bad habits with our communications. This is especially true in the nonprofit world, where communicators are constantly having to raise enough money to keep the lights on while also achieving the mission.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsReady to cap off this week with some Mixed Links? While normally everyone is telling you how awesome it is to be on social media, Nonprofit Tech for Good shares 12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join me, as we take a look at some good stuff from around the web on nonprofit communications and more… John Haydon talks about Features Versus Benefits in nonprofit communications. Find out how to create communications objectives from nonprofit strategic goals.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. May 23 & 30: Transform Your Boundaries and Get Better Results: CALM Coaching for Nonprofit Communicators with Sarri Gilman. It’s finally Friday!

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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 Strategist ACLU (New York, NY).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Mar 8: For Nonprofit Communications Staff Only: How to Create Your Professional Development Plan with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mar 22: Inclusive Conversations: How to Talk to Your Boss (or Co-Workers) about Offensive Communications with Antionette Kerr. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communication

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Starts Feb 14: Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Planning Your Communications: Mastering Your Editorial Calendar in 2018 , a four-week intensive coaching program with Kivi Leroux Miller. Nonprofit CommunicationsThe Bombay Club. New Orleans, LA.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Ward 8 – Boston, MA. I hope you all had a fantastic week!

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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).

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Nonprofit Communications Confidential

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sharing your frustrations, struggles and annoyances is not only a great way for you to let off steam and commiserate with your fellow nonprofit communicators, but it also helps Kivi and me figure out better solutions for you so you can love your job.

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 SAHMA (Atlanta, GA).

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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).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

on The Smart Communications Podcast. Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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

J Campbell Social Marketing

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. . I’ve been thinking about you. I want you to be safe. You ARE social distancing, right? Just checking.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 23 & 30: Transform Your Boundaries and Get Better Results: CALM Coaching for Nonprofit Communicators with Sarri Gilman. Registration is now open for the Communications Director Mentoring Program. The Bombay Club.

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How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we are all about helping communications directors do the best job possible for their organizations and to do the work with purpose, enthusiasm, and integrity. As nonprofit communicators, we cannot ignore the tumultuous political times we live in.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Mar 22: Inclusive Conversations: How to Talk to Your Boss (or Co-Workers) about Offensive Communications with Antionette Kerr. The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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5 Trends to Watch for Nonprofit Communicators in 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The coming weeks are the busiest of the year for nonprofit communicators. Here are five trends I’ve been watching that are likely to impact your communications in 2020. But it has also created what amounts to a new communications channel for charities.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The post Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsThe Hound. Auburn, AL.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m out… Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications Hope you had a great week! Let’s dive right into some Mixed Links… The week started off with a bit of a brouhaha (love that word!) between fundraisers and marketers.

Setting Boundaries: Tips for Nonprofit Communications Staff

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On this afternoon’s #NPCOMM Chat Live on Facebook , I talked about how nonprofit communications staff need to set boundaries. For communications staff, expectations around timing and frequency are also big sources of conflict.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s come together and share some Mixed Links… Please take a moment to share your experiences as a nonprofit communicator in our annual (but completely revamped) Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. . How’s everyone holding up out there?

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Get Your 2020 Communications Training Pass

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The most effective communications strategies so you can make important decisions on the fly. The power to be taken seriously at work and have authority in your position as a nonprofit communicator. Are you ready for 2020? You could do your best work ever next year and we want to help!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Registration is also open for the early 2016 session of Mentoring Program for Nonprofit Communications Directors. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsHappy Halloween!

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