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. Only 10% of nonprofit comms staff said that internal communications is not a priority for them at all.

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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? There’s a huge range depending on the size of your nonprofit and where you live. nonprofit communications directors in the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

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.

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.

2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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We’ve officially released the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report and infographic. Nonprofit Communications Trends 2015 communications marketing nonprofit trends It’s here!

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27 Communications and Marketing Tactics for Nonprofits

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In previous posts, we’ve shared the most common marketing and communications goals , strategies , and objectives for nonprofits. Tactics include both communications channels like email, PR and social media, as well as specific types of content like storytelling or infographics. Instead, here are the 27 communications tactics that are most useful for nonprofits. This is a specific type of content that’s very effective for nonprofits.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 5, 2019

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I, too, am not taking a long weekend after the holiday so I can bring you the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Interested in a social media ambassador program for your nonprofit?

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Madeline Kronenberg

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Madeline Kronenberg Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! – Once our social media communications is rolling, I dig into the email inbox to correspond with grant partners, brand partners, and my *incredible* interns.

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. Share it with us below: Loading… Day in the Life Nonprofit Communications

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Peifer

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Jennifer Peifer Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Jennifer Peifer has worked in nonprofit communications for close to 20 years.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 28, 2019

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Before we get to the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising, I wanted to remind you about our Summer All-Access Pass Sale. As well as Top 10 TED Talks for Nonprofit Leaders. Toups Meatery. New Orleans, LA It’s Friday!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 24, 2019

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Sit back and relax as we wind down the week with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. It’s time for Mixed Links… Scott Westcott shares 3 Ways to Help Your Leader Communicate Authentically.

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OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Associate VP for News, Communications and Media Duke University (Durham, NC). Communications and Development Manager Financial Beginnings (Portland, OR).

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Yours? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Assistant Vice President, Public Relations & Communications Easter Seals (Chicago, IL). Associate, Knowledge & Communications Northern California Grantmakers (San Francisco, CA). Director of Communications George M.

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YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. 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.

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Next? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits. Administrative Assistant, Communications Mott Foundation (Flint, MI). Communications Director UC Student Association (Oakland, CA).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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For those needing some inspiration today, watch these Five TED Talks for Nonprofit Professionals. Then learn more about Facebook’s Fundraising Tools in Nonprofits! Nonprofit Training. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsPlonk, Missoula, MT.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Highlight what you do to a new audience on Instagram by taking the Nonprofit Baton. Nonprofit Training. October 20: Nonprofit Q&A Panel: Branding and Graphic Design. October 25: The Happy Healthy Marketer: Self-Care for Nonprofit Marketers (FREE!).

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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 ! Read Kivi’s post from last week, The Delinquents and Fusterclucks of Nonprofit Marketing , to see what we are working on to help you out with these situations.

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Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Associate New York State Health Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Coordinator Trillium Employment Services (Auburn, WA).

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What Goes into a Nonprofit Marketing and Communications Plan or Strategy?

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Ever been asked to create a marketing strategy or a communications plan for your nonprofit without any further guidance? Right or wrong, marketing and communications are often used interchangeably in the nonprofit sector. Communications is primarily about tactics.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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. Beth Kanter asks Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators. May 10: The 6 Problems That Plague Nonprofit Content…and How to Solve Them with Peter Panepento. May 17: What Communications Leadership Looks Like with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Elizabeth Leslie

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Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro by filling out the form below.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 17, 2019

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It’s time for the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. But be you know these 10 mobile marketing mistakes nonprofits must avoid. Peter Panepento breaks down The State of the Media: 7 Things Communicators Need to Know.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Pam Georgiana

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Pam Georgiana Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! She is a marketing strategy professional with more than 20 years of experience in experiential and relational marketing, communications, and branding.

How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

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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

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Check out Sandy Rees’ 10 Tips for Rocking Your Next Nonprofit Speaking Gig. Classy shares 4 Steps to Better Nonprofit Infographics. Julia Claire Campbell walks you though How to Do Social Media Spring Cleaning at Your Nonprofit. Nonprofit Training.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Try these 33 Things Nonprofit Boards Can Discuss (When No Strategic Plan Is In Place) from Jay Love at Bloomerang. In other (not very surprising) board news, Nonprofit Boards Don’t Resemble Rest of America. Nonprofit Training. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Kyle McClure talks about Letting Your Nonprofit Vision Statement Guide Management. Beth Kanter hosts Firespring CEO, Jay Wilkinson, for Your Nonprofit’s Culture: By Design or by Default? Nonprofit Training. Nonprofit CommunicationsThe Bombay Club. New Orleans, LA.

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, B Corps, and agencies and other vendors serving nonprofits. Account Coordinator, Digital Fenton Communications (Washington, DC).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 21, 2019

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I am taking a few days off to spend time with the family, but I would never leave you without the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Nonprofits led open rates with 20.39%). Vintage Year. Montgomery, AL Howdy, friends!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Find out Why Your Nonprofit Should Retweet Its Own Tweets – and How to Do It. TalentDesk gives us the 2018 Best Nonprofits to Work For using data from Glassdoor on salary and employee satisfaction and Charity Navigator’s organization accountability ratings. The Bombay Club.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Sarah Durham answers the question How Can Nonprofits Use Photography Well? on The Smart Communications Podcast. Bob Albrecht talks about Algorithms: Put the Social Back in Nonprofit Social Media for the Nonprofit Times. Upcoming Events for Nonprofit Communicators.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Hello, awesome nonprofit communicators out there! Kivi’s latest book CALM not BUSY: How to Manage Your Nonprofit’s Communications for Great Results is now available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle versions. Nonprofit Training. Asheville, NC.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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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. EveryAction has created a Nonprofit Donor Persona Template you can download.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Beth Kanter talks about Facebook Usage Declines: What Does It Mean for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy? And if you apply for grants, you’ll appreciate the Answers on Grant Proposals if Nonprofits Were Brutally Honest with Funders from Vu Le. Nonprofit Training.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Send me your favorite nonprofit marketing and fundraising posts! Here are 10 reasons nonprofit work is totally awesome from Vu Le. Nell Edgington shares 5 Questions Every Nonprofit Leader Should Ask. October 2: How to Measure Your Nonprofit’s Marketing Success.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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If you’re an ED or want your ED to be a voice on social media, learn How Nonprofit CEOs Can Leverage Twitter and Instagram. Nonprofit Training. Mar 22: Inclusive Conversations: How to Talk to Your Boss (or Co-Workers) about Offensive Communications with Antionette Kerr.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Kivi is presenting it for PRSA’s Nonprofit Section on March 29 and you can attend free, even if you aren’t a member. Find out how to Hone Your Craft: The Art of Nonprofit Storytelling. Nonprofit Training. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsThe Hound.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – June 14, 2019

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Help me kick off the weekend with the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. A New Survey Reveals 84% of Nonprofit Employees Are Satisfied In Their Roles [REPORT]. Cosmos.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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In honor or another week well done, let’s share some Mixed Links… Marlene Oliveira gives some tips for nonprofit communicators on how to create quality content consistently. Nonprofit Training.

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