The 826 National Development & Communications Coordinator will develop and improve systems to support, advance, and sustain fundraising and communications, ultimately leading to increased financial resources.
Working closely with and receiving robust support and training from the development and communications staff, the VISTA will support the completion of a communications plan; develop and implement strategies to expand email lists; assist in the creation and implementation of digital campaigns across social media and web-based platforms; create compelling social media content to engage and educate followers; support the development and expansion of our Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign; steward the Gr-826 membership program; streamline donor archival records in Salesforce; review and refine donor database reporting and mailing list systems; assess and improve social media and email tools and protocols; and develop and improve departmental manuals and training materials.
This position is part of the 826 National Network VISTA Program and is located at 826 National in San Francisco, CA. 826 National serves as an international proof point for writing as a tool for young people to ignite and channel their creativity, explore identity, advocate for themselves and their community, and achieve academic and professional success. Our work amplifies and scaffolds the impact of both our national network of youth writing centers and the words of young authors.
AmeriCorps VISTA members placed at the 826 National office in San Francisco will build the organization’s capacity to provide vital infrastructure and systems support to our three chapters-in-development; our current writing and tutoring centers in Boston, Chicago, Detroit/Ann Arbor, Los Angeles, New Orleans, NYC, San Francisco, Washington DC, and, beginning in 2019, Minneapolis, MN; and 826 Digital, our free online platform for educators. VISTA members will have the opportunity to create new systems and enhance current efforts related to program development and management, professional development, fundraising, communications, and research and evaluation.
Benefits are provided through AmeriCorps and include: Relocation Allowance, Health Coverage, Transportation stipend, Training, Living Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Childcare assistance if eligible.
826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers.