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Friends of San Lucas is currently accepting applications for a Manager of Communications and Special Events.

Description: Friends of San Lucas provides funding and support for the San Lucas Mission in San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala. The Mission is run by Guatemalans for Guatemalans, and it operates seven programs including healthcare, construction, education, coffee, charity, a Women’s Center, and a Visitors Program. The Manager of Communications & Special Events works remotely to organize all communications and special events for Friends of San Lucas. This employee reports to the Director of Communications & Operations and forms part of a stateside team that works together to support the goals of the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Create all print and digital communications
-Produce bi-monthly newsletters, brochures, annual reports, holiday appeals, monthly memos, regular emails spanning all programs and efforts, event invitations, and direct mail campaigns.
-Run all online fundraising campaigns
-Oversee or assist with coordination of all in-person events
-Create and execute a communications calendar
-Manage website
-Manage social media
-Sit on several committees, including an active role with development
-Complete translations as needed
-Manage and maintain a Shared Google Drive

Required Qualifications:

-Experience with graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign
-Ability to manage many different projects simultaneously and stay on task in a remote work environment
-Successful track record planning and carrying out events
-Familiarity with IT and AV concepts and troubleshooting
-Ability to produce impactful photo and video content of organizational work
-Ability to understand our audience and create content that reflects their interests and inspires generosity
-Experience interviewing subjects and writing articles with attention to detail
-Ability to work remotely and meet deadlines
-Fluency in English, conversational Spanish with reading, writing, speaking, and translating experience
-Strong writing skills in English

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience managing social media accounts for non-profits, specifically Facebook and Instagram, including events, give-aways, live videos, stories, etc.
-Experience using donor software and CRM tools
-Experience with website maintenance, specifically using WordPress
-Ability to travel to Guatemala occasionally (post-pandemic)
-Experience setting and meeting strategic communications objectives and annual goals

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Julie Knopp at julie.knopp@sanlucasmission.org.

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