GIA has the following open position.
Job Title: Manager of Membership and Communications
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Hours: Full-time, exempt
About Grantmakers In Aging
Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) is a national membership organization of philanthropies that acts as a relevant and responsive network, resource, and champion for aging-related issues and investments. Our vision is a just and inclusive world where older people are fully valued, recognized, and engaged in ways that matter. GIA is a fully virtual operation with staff dispersed throughout the country.
General Job Description
The Manager of Membership and Communications works to engender and support positive relationships with GIA’s key stakeholders and audiences, including members, prospective members, the larger organized philanthropic sector, the aging network, policymakers, and the public. The Manager will help develop and execute a broad range of programmatic and communications strategies to deepen member engagement, build a stronger brand identity, and elevate aging as an investment priority.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and implement a strategy to build and strengthen member relationships to increase recruitment and retention.
Launch and staff a new Membership Task Force and update the Member Recruitment Plan.
Convene and support affinity groups for members with common funding priorities, interests, regions, etc.
Identify mechanisms/avenues to support members through expanded and new service opportunities and programs.
Oversee and manage the on-boarding and orientation process for new members.
Design and administer annual member surveys.
Maintain member development and contact records in Salesforce and generate reports.
Work collaboratively with the Administrative Coordinator on member dues invoicing, member correspondence documentation, and prospective member tracking.
Develop and disseminate member-focused content, including monthly e-newsletter, email blasts, member recruitment materials, and other marketing collateral.
Monitor member news channels and conduct outreach to members and partners for shareable content.
Manage GIA’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube) and identify opportunities to leverage social media to promote GIA, cultivate new members and partnerships, and influence public perceptions of aging.
Collaborate with GIA’s contracted communications firms to implement new branding and messaging guidelines and develop content for website redesign.
Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field or equivalent work experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficient in social media engagement, including but not limited to LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter.
Past experience using Salesforce, MailChimp, and Electric Embers.
Must demonstrate exceptional communication and writing skills; attention to detail; and facility in networking and developing partnerships.
Prior experience in aging and philanthropy not required, but applicants should have an interest in learning about both.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Alice Daniels at the email address info@GIAging.org.
Grantmakers In Aging is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws. Grantmakers In Aging is a fully virtual operation. Some travel may be required in the future.