It takes a motivated staff with varied skills to serve our clients and communities across the country every day. Interested in joining us? Compassion & Choices is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants regardless of gender, race, age, sexuality or disability.
Current Job Openings
Will direct all aspects of the public and media relations program for Compassion & Choices in support of strategic goals and issue agenda to improve care and expand end-of-life choices in the U.S. The Media Relations Manager implements the media relations program and is a member of the Communications Team that reports to the Director of Communications and Marketing. The Media Relations Manager responds to media inquiries, manages proactive outreach, and forms and maintains relationships with journalists covering relevant issues relevant to Compassion & Choices’ goals. The Media Relations Manager works closely with Compassion & Choices’ policy and government affairs teams, as well as with communications staff in all of our offices. Exceptional writing skills are essential for this position.
The successful candidate will be highly sophisticated in their cultural and social understanding of the unique Manhattan philanthropic landscape, working out of the New York regional office. The officer will start with an adequate suspect list and a cadre of existing major donor prospects to build a portfolio of at least 150 qualified prospects. With consistent annual growth in revenue and portfolio development, this experienced officer is anticipated to increase annual revenue from their portfolio to $1,000,000 within five years.
Will develop and implement Compassion & Choices’ online engagement, visibility and marketing strategies to build our supporter and donor base and drive advocacy objectives. S/he will develop the digital component of the organization’s communications and marketing plan. Goals include expanding the CompassionandChoices.org online community, Compassion & Choices Action Network, social media presence, and all other national online organizing, marketing and community-building channels. The manager is also responsible for creating and implementing strategies for lifting brand visibility and awareness in electronic media, increasing the e-newsletter/action alert subscription base, electronically engaging supporters in online actions and converting supporters into members and donors. The ideal candidate is an energetic communications pro who can supervise and coordinate design, content management, social media, online marketing, writing and editing for the web among a team of staff and vendors.
The L.A. Area Development Manager oversees the implementation of the national Compassion & Choices development program within the L.A. area, focused on donor relationships and events. This field-based development officer oversees a program of donor relationship management and fundraising for Compassion & Choices. The position will be 2/3 focused on a prospect portfolio of middle and major donors and 1/3 development duties. At least 3 years of fundraising experience within an issue-based organization and a BA or BS in non-profit or business management, communications, sales, marketing, or equivalent required.
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