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Special Events and Communications Associate

Company: Family and Children's Service of Ithaca
Date Posted: March 10, 2014

The Family and Children's Service of Ithaca is seeking to fill the position of Special Events and Communications Associate. Potential candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree with excellent communication skills (written and oral), be extremely detail-oriented, and experienced at managing all facets of event planning and execution. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of fundraising experience and marketing and/or public relations experience with a nonprofit organization.

The Associate is primarily responsible for supporting the fundraising and communications strategies for the organization. Reporting to the Chief Development and Communications Officer, the Associate oversees all aspects of the event management including annual planning and event execution, event logistics, budgeting, volunteer recruitment and coordination, as well as event promotion. The Associate also prepares all agency-wide and program specific communications and marketing materials, updates and maintains the website, and incorporates and implements social media into the communications plan.

The position is part-time, exempt. For the complete job posting, please visit

Resumes and cover letters can be submitted by mail or electronically:

Jessie Stone He
Chief Development and Communications Officer
Family and Children's Service
127 W. State St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Fax - 607-273-7484

Application deadline is March 17, 2014