Children’s Home Society

Position Objective:
To support seasonal activities of the Development Department in an environment conductive to learning the responsibilities of the development and public relations functions.

Qualifications:
• Senior pursuing a degree in public relations or related fields
• Positive, professional attitude and willing to work with others

Skills:
• Verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
• Knowledge of special events, fundraising activities and other public functions
• Ability set and meet deadlines, problem solve and manage multiple tasks
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• High level of creativity
• Knowledge of social media skills a plus

Essential Functions:
• Develop and maintain fundraising and/ or public relations programs
• Implement and monitor seasonal elements of the annual development plan and budget, including donor relations, cultivation and recognition
• Ensure prompt, accurate gift processing, gift acknowledgment and donor recognition activities
• Prepare materials that promote the organization’s varied programs
• Write letters and speeches as needed
• Write and produce materials and correspondence for agency activities
• Write and distribute news releases
• Assisting with management of organization’s social media sites
• Assist Development Specialist with fundraising activities
• Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor

Hours:
Flexible, but 16 hours a week preferred.

How to Apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume to Andrea Dezso at Andrea.Dezso@chsfl.org and Jen Graham at Jen.Graham@chsfl.org.  Please include your availability: start date, end date and the approximate hours that you are available to work each week. If you plan to intern for credit at your college or university, please send internship requirements and advisor contact information.

AboutCHS
CHS began in 1902 as an orphanage and 110 years later, serves 2,500 children and families every day along the First Coast. CHS works to restore and strengthen families through its various programs and services such as adoption, foster care and child abuse prevention programs. For more information and to get involved with CHS, please visit us on the web at http://www.chsfl.org/buckner.

 

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