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Communications and Social Media Specialist

The SIMS Foundation, a 27-year old non-profit that provides mental health and substance use recovery services and supports for musicians, music industry professionals and their dependent family members, is seeking an experienced Communications and Social Media Specialist to join our Development Team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a mission-driven communications strategy that includes media outreach and social media content creation that are consistent with the organization’s nonprofit brand identity.
  • Create content for the organization’s website, infographics, blog, social media and newsletters.
  • Create, manage and implement a content calendar
  • Work with key staff and board members to brainstorm content ideas that are in line with the organization’s brand.
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists and key community partners.
  • Maintain database of media organizations and contacts.
  • Coordinate and manage events for the organization along with other Development staff and the Board Events Committee, including producing live onsite social media content.
  • Maintain unified brand voice across all social media platforms.
  • Create consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms, including writing and editing social media posts, improving on customer engagement and promoting social media campaigns.
  • Use analytical tools such as Google Analytics, Hootsuite Pro, and Facebook Insights to monitor and evaluate the organization’s social media presence and performance.
  • Prepare monthly reports on social media marketing efforts.
  • Suggest recommendations to adjust the social media marketing strategy for optimal results.
  • Identify opportunities to influence public perception through audience engagement.
  • Interact with followers and respond to messages, inquiries and comments.
  • And, all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MUST HAVE a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • MUST HAVE a minimum 5 years work experience in communications, social media, marketing, or related position. Nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with graphic design, video and photo editing tools, digital media formats, and HTML.
  • MUST HAVE a minimum 3 years work experience in the creation and management of social media strategy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of historical, current and future trends in the digital content and marketing and social media spaces.
  • Extensive knowledge of social media platforms and analytic tools.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Mailchimp and WordPress.
  • MUST HAVE excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Available to work night and weekend events.

Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@simsfoundation.org 

Donor Relations Coordinator

The Donor Relations Coordinator is a full-time, exempt level positions reporting directly to the Director of Development and Marketing.  This individual is responsible for the execution of all efforts related to the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of current and prospective donors to the SIMS Foundation.  This person works closely with the Director of Development and Marketing in the coordination and execution of all activities that support a strong, comprehensive fundraising program.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain donor management database (GiftWorks), including data entry, compiling biographical information and updating donor records.
  • Generate and compile statistical reports from donor database.
  • Analyze donor giving patterns to increase donor retention, upgrading and conversion rates.
  • Conduct research on donor prospects and other acquisition strategies to expand donor base nationally.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of donor recognition tiers to attract new donors and cultivate relationships with current donors.
  • Maintain list of corporations with matching programs, encourage donors to participate in their employer’s matching programs and represent SIMS at corporate philanthropy days/events.
  • Assist in the creation of planned giving informational materials to provide to current donors.
  • Generate and coordinate donor acknowledgement letters, general letters and routine correspondence to current and prospective donors.
  • Assist with the preparation of marketing packets for cultivation and solicitation meetings.
  • Provide administrative support to all areas of the Development and Marketing department.
  • Responsible for inviting prospective donors to special events.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of fundraising campaigns.
  • And, all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree in related field. Masters’ degree preferred.
  • Proven track record of fundraising success and revenue growth.
  • Minimum of 2 years of non-profit fundraising experience.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to manage project deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Must be highly organized and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to create and maintain positive, professional and friendly relationships with community members and partners.

Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@simsfoundation.org 

 

Business/Finance Manager

The SIMS Foundation, a 27-year old non-profit that provides mental health and substance use recovery services and supports for musicians, music industry professionals and their dependent family members, is seeking an experienced Business/Finance Manager to join our Team.   This full-time, exempt position and reports directly to the Executive Director and is an integral part of the day-to-day operation of the organization handling all aspects of the financial records and transactions, budget preparation and revision, payroll and benefits management, and monitoring and ordering of all office supplies.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for all financial procedures and records. Prepare checks for accounts payable/receivable, complete monthly bank reconciliation and reports.
  • Prepare and submit monthly clinical reports for partner organizations reimbursement.
  • Work closely with Donor Relations Coordinator regarding donations to ensure that these are both tracked in financial records as well as donor management database.
  • Preparation for year-end financial auditing and annual 990, including direct communication with auditing firm.
  • Create financial reports based on data analysis as requested.
  • Make estimates of funds required for the short and long-term financial objectives of the organization.
  • Develop and implement plans for budgeting, forecasting and reporting.
  • Administer payroll and submit monthly/quarterly tax reports.
  • Work closely with Executive Director and Treasurer to prepare annual budget for Board approval.
  • Follow proper accounting procedures to reach financial objectives.
  • Assist with Grant Management financial requests as needed.
  • Manage recruitment process for new employees including job postings, resume retention, complete new employee paperwork and participate in interviews as requested.
  • Maintain and enroll employees in healthcare plans.
  • Perform general office duties including office supply/equipment management and attend Board Meetings as requested.
  • Research and evaluate SIMS’ insurance for Property/General Liability/D&O/Cyber/Workers Comp.
  • Manage the posting of all job descriptions during times of recruitment and manage the resumes received.
  • Responsible for all communications with property management company regarding issues as they arise.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting or financial analysis.
  • Computer proficiency, including a comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks, payroll, word-processing, spreadsheet and data base management.
  • Flexible and collaborative
  • Excellent organizational and office skills
  • Excellent business judgment, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and sound decision-making ability.
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.

SIMS is not a 24-Hour crisis line. If you are in crisis, please call 512-472-HELP or 911.

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