Communications and Development Manager




Catholic Charities of Idaho


Communications and Marketing (65%)
• With guidance from CCI Board and Executive Director, develop and implement an integrated communications and marketing strategy to advance CCI brand identity, broaden awareness and understanding of CCI programs and services, increase visibility of CCI and its services with key constituencies/stakeholders.
• Oversee development of CCI print and digital communications, including agency website, e-newsletters, marketing collateral, event communications, and fundraising materials.
• Develop regular marketing and social media campaigns, both digital and print, to engage supporters, build momentum, and share success stories.
• Edit video and create shareable video content.
• Manage relationships with associated communication and marketing vendors.
• Work with CCI Leadership team to capture compelling human-interest stories (from clients, volunteers, staff, etc.) associated with agency mission and work.
• Prioritize media/marketing/communications opportunities, prepare talking points and other supporting materials as needed.
• Assist CCI Office Manager with valuation of agency IT hardware and communications software needs; liaison with Diocesan IT Department as necessary.

Development (25%)
• Work with the CCI Board and Executive Director in the development of a comprehensive fundraising plan to meet agency’s goals for philanthropic support.
• Help establish and maintain relationships with prospective donors, foundations, and corporate giving programs.
• Support agency fundraising events. Identify, cultivate, solicit, and secure sponsorships, including individual, institutional, and corporate donors, as needed. In collaboration with the Executive Director, help determine event fundraising goals and maximize event experience and revenue.
• Work closely with the Executive Director in the creation of donor appeal initiatives (both digital and print), including narrative, and design, donor mailing list, and coordination with printing and mailing vendors.
• Assist with outreach to donor prospects and follow-up engagements as appropriate. Help cultivate, manage, and sustain relationships with current and prospective donors.
• Evaluate appeal donations for coding accuracy and special consideration and response needs.
• Provide support to CCI development and fundraising initiatives as necessary.
• Proctor Raiser’s Edge database, analyze donations, and work with assigned data-entry staff to produce timely and accurate donor acknowledgement communication.
• Support management of mailing lists for appeals and events.

General Requirements/Other Duties (10%)
• Serve as a member of the agency Leadership Team.
• Performs other duties as assigned within scope of 40-hour work week.

• Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, English or related field required.
• Experience in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field required.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills; diplomatic and tactful, sensitive to the needs of key stakeholders.
• Experience with successful social media campaigns and related content development.
• Ability to analyze the effectiveness of marketing and communications efforts.
• Experience with donor engagement and solicitation preferred.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs, Adobe Creative Cloud software, Constant Contact platform, and social media platforms. Raiser’s Edge, Zoom, DocuSign, G Suite, LastPass, and Formstack preferred but not required.
• Nondiscriminatory attitude regarding people, ability to work with all populations, appreciation for cultural competency as a core agency value.
• Must have an understanding or willingness to learn Catholic Social Teaching, strong commitment to agency mission, understanding of Roman Catholic Church structure and mission.
• Ability to appropriately manage confidential information.
• Criminal history clearance.

1. High level of integrity, respect, enthusiasm, leadership, and drive.
2. Passion for the mission of Catholic Charities of Idaho.
3. Team player.
4. Self-starter with ability to prioritize, manage time and meet deadlines.
5. Creative thinker.
6. Flexible.

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Charles Lawrence

(208) 350-7510 phone
(208) 342-2368 fax

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