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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – #19NTC Edition

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New Orleans, LA Sadly I am not at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland this year. Today’s Mixed Links is a special round up of communications and marketing breakout sessions from this year’s conference. Meril’s.

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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.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Amanda Mahan

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Amanda Mahan Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! On this particular day, I rush out the door to attend the monthly Communications Convening hosted by the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Ash Bruxvoort

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Ash Bruxvoort Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Ash Bruxvoort coordinates communications for the Women, Food and Agriculture Network. Communications is only part of my job.

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

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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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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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.

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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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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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jessica Wuensch

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Jessica Wuensch Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! Jessica Wuensch is the Marketing and Communications Manager at GivingPoint, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that teaches high schoolers about social entrepreneurship.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Take the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey Now

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It’s our most popular download of the year: The Annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Each year, more than 1,000 nonprofit communicators complete the annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. The Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is the “go to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. How big is your communications team and budget ?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 29, 2019

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John Haydon shares 6 Strategies to Grow Your Nonprofit Email List with Facebook. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You In honor of Kivi’s birthday, we are inviting you to join the All-Access Pass Holder Community AND save $200! Wintzell’s Oyster House, Mobile, AL.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators #GivingTuesday Edition – October 19, 2018

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Bloomerang shares 3 Tips to Help Your Nonprofit Get Ready for #GivingTuesday. John Haydon breaks down the strategy involved in Giving Tuesday Done Right – A KISS Plan for Small Nonprofits. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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 – April 12, 2019

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Is your nonprofit ready for skilled volunteers? Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You April 16 and 18: Social Media Strategies That Won’t Waste Your Time [Two-Part Webinar Series] Learn how to create and customize a social media strategy that works for you and your nonprofit in every way.

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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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Week of Freebies, Day 3: 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

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Our Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has become the “go-to” source for what’s REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit communications and fundraising. Which communications strategies are the biggest priorities (e.g., Happy Holidays!

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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This isn’t shocking news, but Leadership Stability, Organizational Flexibility Fundamental To The 2018 Top Nonprofits To Work For. Nonprofit Tech for Good provides 22 Must-Read Research Reports for the Nonprofit Sector. Ward 8 – Boston, MA.

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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 – October 12, 2018

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M+R put together Frequent Advocacy Questions: What nonprofits need to know about advocacy during election season. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. October 17 & 18: Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Communications Work, Parts 1 and 2.

Setting Boundaries: Tips for Nonprofit Communications Staff

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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.

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s cap it off with some Mixed Links… First off, take a few minutes to fill out the Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015 survey from Blackbaud. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 9, 2018

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Linda Lombardi shares 6 Communication Tips for a Stronger Year-End. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You. December 4 & 6: Creating an Awesome 2018 Nonprofit Annual Report. January – June 2019: The Communications Director Mentoring Program. Cosmos.

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Even though the Nonprofit Marketing Guide Facebook page doesn’t have it yet, we are excited about the new Facebook call-to-action button for pages. Submissions are due next week – January 26th – for this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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See how it can take down a nonprofit and how to avoid it. Network for Good has 9 Super Scary Nonprofit Website Mistakes. How about you try Wasting Time While Doing Good: Nonprofits and the World of reddit. Nonprofit Training. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Won’t you join me for some fine Mixed Links… Today is the LAST DAY to take our 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. Campaign Monitor created a new infographic with 12 Tips Nonprofits Can Use to Get Online Donations. Nonprofit Training.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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The New Influencer tries to answer the question – For Nonprofits, Do Happy Faces Or Sad Faces Raise More Money? Jennifer Jones Ingram tells you Why Email Deliverability is the Most Important Metric for Nonprofit. Nonprofit Training. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – Getting Ready for 2019 Edition

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And 2019: Communications Trends You Need to Know. Nonprofit Training Opportunities for You ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT! January – June 2019: The Communications Director Mentoring Program Six-month mentorship with Kivi Leroux Miller. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Next week is the last week to submit your posts for the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Guidestar shares 5 Strategies to Generate More Donations at Your Nonprofit. (h/t Jeff Brooks shares 6 signs of a well-run nonprofit organization. ” Nonprofit Training: FREE for everyone!