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Community Outreach and Engagement Manager

Jan 9, 2020
New Beginnings
New Beginnings
Seattle, WA
PDF of this Job Description can be found here: https://www.newbegin.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Community-Outreach-and-Engagement-Manager.pdf

New Beginnings empowers survivors and mobilizes community awareness and action to end domestic violence.

Community Outreach and Engagement Manager

Join a dynamic team of professionals to advance New Beginnings’ critical mission to end domestic violence. This is an exciting position to build upon a solid program by diving deep into market research and trends, creating a new product based on that research and generate sales leads that will effect social change in our community.

We pride ourselves on collaboration and experimentation—all that’s missing is you! New Beginnings strives to build a meaningful, welcoming and equitable workplace, inclusive of diverse voices,experiences and perspectives. New Beginnings is an equal opportunity employer. Survivors, people of color and LGBTQ people strongly encouraged to apply.

SUMMARY:

We are seeking a strategic, ambitious professional who will create and implement a robust, proactive program to engage the community and cultivate partnerships to end domestic violence. This position will employ a social change model to build community capacity to support domestic violence survivors, promote healthy relationships and shift attitudes that perpetuate domestic violence. These efforts will build an earned income stream for New Beginnings while educating a wide array of community and corporate groups on domestic violence causes, services and preventative measures. This position will represent New Beginnings to the community with compassion and integrity and contribute to the fulfillment of the agency’s mission and equity goals.

REPORTS TO:

Development Director

HOURS:

40 hours/week, primarily Monday through Friday with some evening and weekend commitments.

COMPENSATION:

$47,000 + DOE; medical, dental and vision benefits for employee; life insurance; retirement contribution; generous paid time off; professional development allowance. This is an exempt position.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Community Education (75%)

• Conduct market research in the field of community education on domestic violence. Assess needs and opportunities to position New Beginnings as the local expert on domestic violence.
• Develop community education curriculum and evaluation materials, ensuring they uphold agency commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion.
• Develop proactive, strategic annual plans to target different sectors of the community for marketing and education, building a pipeline of corporations and community groups to purchase/receive educational classes or workshops. Maintain ongoing partnerships with these groups. 
• Conduct domestic violence workshops and trainings to a wide array of groups, including human resources professionals, schools, human service providers, universities, law enforcement, clergy, etc.
• Regularly report on progress toward goals. Measure the impact of learning initiatives and use data to implement improvements and course corrections.
• Design and execute a comprehensive plan for Domestic Violence Awareness/Action Month (October). 
• Enter accurate data to track New Beginnings’ community outreach and education efforts into the agency spreadsheet and a funder database: InfoNet.

Internal Education (10%)

• Manage a semiannual, 22-Hour Domestic Violence Training for internal staff and onboarding volunteers, as required under Washington law. Identify internal and external trainers to facilitate.
• Create and implement an internal program to cultivate and train staff to become expert community educators.

Volunteer Management (10%)

• Maintain agency volunteer program and create strategies for engaging and recruiting diverse community volunteers.
• Strategize with agency Program Directors and the Development team to identify and expand volunteer opportunities, updating job descriptions as needed.
• Interview prospective volunteers, administer reference and background checks, and place in volunteer roles.
• Provide regular stewardship of volunteers to ensure a deep commitment to the agency.
• Coordinate volunteers for the agency’s two signature events. Partner with Events Manager to manage day-of event activities.
• In collaboration with Strategic Partnerships Manager, coordinate group volunteer days and activities such as the annual UWKC Day of Caring.
• Log volunteer hours each month.
• Coordinate and facilitate continuing education training for volunteers.

Other (5%)

• Participate in staff meetings, planning days and agency trainings.
• Participate in professional training opportunities.
• Provide back-up for administrative office staff: answering phones, receiving visitors, collecting/sorting mail.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Development Director or the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, business management, or related field. Experience may substitute for education.
• Experience in professional networking, sales or relationship management with strong negotiation skills and comfort with cold-calling, converting warm leads, and establishing significantly beneficial relationships for the organization.
• A natural inclination to think outside of the box, knack for being resourceful, and a team-first attitude.
• Talented facilitator and trainer.
• Strong initiative, ability to solve problems, and navigate in an environment of ambiguity.
• Ability to think strategically and communicate effectively with diverse populations.
• Demonstrated success in handling a variety of tasks and project management.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency with MS Office products, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• A dependable personal vehicle and valid driver’s license with proof of insurance.
• Willingness to learn about and promote equity and social justice within and outside of New Beginnings.
• Desirable: Knowledge about the dynamics of domestic violence and the impact of trauma on survivors and their children.

HOW TO APPLY:

Email resume and cover letter detailing experience to info@newbegin.org.
Open until filled. 
PO Box 75125 Seattle, WA 98175
P (206) 783-4520 F (206) 706-0291
www.newbegin.org


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