The Association for Community Living, Springfield, MA


Development and External Communications Manager, Part-time (20 hours) Responsible for the development and management of the agency’s fund development and grant procurement programs, and the management of the agency’s communications and marketing strategies. This position requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; broad knowledge of a discipline such as marketing, business, communications, public relations and over 5 years of directly related experience including fund development, communications, marketing, and project management; valid driver’s license and reliable transportation / vehicle; proficiency in MS Office applications, websites, Adobe, Sage or other fundraising data bases; the proven ability to plan, develop and implement fund development programs and communications projects; attention to detail and accuracy, problem solving, initiative, and critical thinking; ability to interact with internal and external contacts; ability to operate with absolute integrity and confidentiality; ability to effectively work in a team environment; proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to adapt to new and unexpected challenges; strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with and present to diverse groups; and the ability to read, write and communicate in English. Knowledge and experience with Face Book and other social media, Photoshop, QR Codes, Prezi, mobile marketing, and mobile fundraising are desired and grant writing experience is preferred. Starting Salary Range: $17,834 – $19,304 per year at 20 hrs/wk Apply in writing to: The Association For Community Living Attn: Beverly L. Herbert One Carando Drive, Suite 2 Springfield, MA 01104-3211 Fax 413-732-1168 The Association For Community Living has demonstrated a commitment to issues of diversity. We welcome all applicants