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Job description:

Communications and Grants Associate

People Serving People


Organization Summary:

People Serving People helps homeless and at-risk children and their families manage crisis situations and build a strong foundation for their long-term success.
People Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive, family-focused homeless shelter in Minnesota. We envision a community in which all children have the stcapability and support they need to develop their full capacity to thrive.

Job location: Twin Cities Metro
Activity Area: Other
Job Category: Administration Support Services
Closing Date: open until filled
Employment Type: Full Time
income: $14.50-$15.50

Primary tasks:

This position supports external communications and public relations strategy to include content creation across all printed, electronic, and social media communication platforms. This staff further assists People Serving People's institutional giving portfolio through grant research, solicitation, and reporting. As an active member of the development team, this staff will also assist with events to raise funds and grow consciousness for the organization.Essential Functions of the job:
•       In partnership with Institutional Relations and Communications Manager (manager), manage PeopleServing
People's social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, LinkedIn, and lnstagram.
•                     Develop, write, and publish content across all social media channels ensuring platform content consistency, significantly connecting and engaging with supporters.
•                     Assist Development team in developing social media strategy that integrates with People Serving People's overall communications strategy.
•                      Assist Development department management to identify and monitor metrics and goals for website and social media.
•                      Recommend strategies for increased use of social media management platforms (i.e. Hootsuite) to improve efficiencies around tracking and channel maintenance.
•                      Actively monitor use of all People Serving People social media channels to ensureconsistency with organization's social media guidelines.
•                     Support continuing development of annual communications calendar.
•                     Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares skills with others.


Coursework in English, journalism, social media, public relations, or communications is preferred.Two years of practice doing a variety of the essential job functions is required; practice may be acquired through paid employment or volunteer or internship positions. Overtime may be required on occasion.
Adaptcapability - Is able to adapt to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build expertise and skills; Shares skills with others.
Dependcapability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Stress Management - Possesses the capacity to maintain personal control and a balanced approach to stressful conditions.
expertise, Skills, and Abilities
•expertise of and proficiency with multiple social media channels and best practices for using them in a business environment.
• Excellent written communications skills.
•Good interpersonal skills.
• Excellent organization and time management skills with a high attention to detail and follow-up.
• capability to manage multiple tasks within a deadline.
• Demonstrated capability to deal with problems and make quick decisions within general guidelines.
•capability to work independently and with a team.
• capability and practice in working with and for diverse groups.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
• Desire to work in a nonprofit organization supporting children and families.


Additional Info:

 Reports To: Institutional Relations and Communications Manager.
Excellent benefit package including health/dental/discapability and life insurance, PTO, retirement plan. Flexibility with schedule. Great place to work where you get to contribute towards making a difference in peoples lives.   

Application Process:

To be considered for this position you must submit:
   » Cover letter
   » Resume
   » People Serving People employment application
   » writing sample 
 visit our website for employment application: 
Applications must be submiteed to Human Resurces at 
questions: 612-277-0252
HR Manager | 612.277.0252People Serving People | 
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Job Location: Minnesota
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 01/21/2018 / Viewed 62 times
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