Development & Communications Associate

Website Dientes Community Dental Care

ABOUT US:

At Dientes, we believe everyone deserves the dignity that comes with a healthy smile. Our vision is to make prevention more common than treatment, so kids can focus on school instead of a toothache, adults can make good first impressions and get a job because they have a healthy smile, and seniors can comfortably eat nutritious foods. Dientes is an award-winning dental organization that is making a huge difference in our community. For nearly 30 years, Dientes has worked hard to ensure that cost, insurance, income, language, and transportation don’t prevent people from visiting the dentist.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and produce direct mail, including: annual report, newsletters, direct mail appeals, and other materials by conducting interviews, collecting data, managing mailing lists, writing articles, managing graphic design consultant, and coordinating with printer and mail-house
  • Create graphics using Canva and Microsoft Publisher as needed for social media, email marketing, direct mail, and patient communications
  • Execute and write copy for all email marketing
  • Maintain online presence and amplify engagement, including: website maintenance, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn
  • Use a campaign approach to align all donor communications: direct mail, email marketing, social media, website, landing pages, advertising, PR, etc.
  • Document patient testimonials, including pictures and quotations, and manage their inclusion in communication materials.
  • Coordinate production of videos and photoshoots.
  • Support clinic communications with targeted patient mailings, patient education campaigns, etc.
  • Coordinate with Finance Department on regular financial reporting using development database
  • Coordinate event planning and logistics including: Save the Date emails, invites, visuals and handout creation, vendor management; RSVP management and event set-up.
  • Report and measure communications and fund development progress, including ROI on development activities.
  • Assist with donor prospect research.
  • Oversee design, distribution of collateral, including: brochures, flyers, and posters
  • Work with Development Manager and Chief Development Officer to coordinate budgets and deadlines.
  • Represent organization at community events and partner meetings.
  • Organize and maintain development files and subscriptions.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • Motivation: Desire to contribute to the non-profit mission of Dientes Community Dental Care and inspire others to support the cause.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Knowledge of non-profit fundraising, including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, prospect research and tracking, and campaign structures.
    • Advanced proficiency with: Bloomerang database; Canva, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher); Facebook, LinkedIn, WordPress, Adobe Acrobat & Photoshop
  • Project management: Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and experience in managing complex and multi-dimensional projects.
  • Initiative & Resourcefulness: Ability and willingness to be self-starting and take initiative.
    Time management: Ability to work under pressure and consistently meet deadlines without compromising attention to detail.
  • Team player: Ability to work independently as well as function cooperatively and productively as a member of a team. Great interpersonal skills.
  • Communication: Exceptional oral and written communication skills, ability to convey ideas to different types of individuals. Strong editing skills. Positive, “can-do” attitude.
  • Confidentiality:  Ability to handle confidential material accurately and with sensitivity.

For full job description and to apply, go to dientes.org/careers

To apply for this job please visit dientes.org.

Nonprofit Connection Santa Cruz County is a 501(c)3 corporation, Federal Tax ID# 87-2130376