Communications Coordinator

Habitat for Humanity
Salem, OR




Communications Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity




Director of Resource Development




Part time, hourly

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  The Communications Coordinator will work with staff and volunteers to develop and execute donor and volunteer marketing efforts related to the affiliate’s key programs and events.  The Communication Coordinator will also assist in the management the affiliate’s communications and public relations through the development of newsletters, flyers, brochures, direct mail, media and web.


Coordinate and develop the affiliates outreach and marketing efforts: 

  • Media Development: Develop and manage comprehensive marketing, public relations and branding strategies for HFHMWV, its programs and events including but not limited to flyers, event programs, posters, brochures, clothing as needed for events, fundraisers and general affiliate activities. Design and revise advertisements, press releases, posters, and banners as needed by the affiliate.
  • Web-Site & Social Media: Update and manage affiliate website, Facebook and Twitter pages including writing content and producing graphics. Create a strategy to keep content fresh and engaging. Manage online donation and ticket sales tools.
  • E-newsletter: Lead the writing, designing, publishing and distribution of our monthly E-newsletter.
  • Semi-annual Newsletter: Coordinate the submission of articles, publishing and mailing of the newsletter.
  • Sponsorships: Work with development staff to implement marketing benefits of sponsorship agreements and grant requirements including but not limited to signage, web promotion and recognition at events.
  • Annual Report: Work with staff to design and develop an annual report.


  • Assists Director of Resource Development, Executive Director, Director of Programs & Volunteer Engagement, ReStore and other staff with occasional special projects.
  • Work in partnership will all staff and volunteers to create a successful organization.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.  
  • Provides vacation coverage and office presence as needed.


  • Minimum 2-3 years combined experience in marketing, communications and public relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and implement successful campaigns.
  • Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently with limited supervision, as well as in teams.
  • Demonstrated computer skills related to website and social media management, database management and graphic design including Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Although not required, bilingual applicants are preferred.


This is a 24 hour per week position.  Payment is on an hourly rate and overtime must be approved in advance.  Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as activities require. Compliance with general company standards as expressed in the Employee Handbook is expected.


The position requires physical effort typically associated in an office environment.  Work also may include lifting and transporting media and event equipment (table displays, marketing materials, etc.).  Occasional work may also be conducted on the Habitat construction site.  Employees are expected to know their own physical limitations related to job functions and their participation on the Habitat worksite.  Employees are expected to ask for assistance in performing physical duties when help is needed.

Work may also involve long periods of sitting, detailed work on a computer, reviewing long lists for accuracy. 



Work is typically performed in an office setting.  Work will require visiting off-site locations including but not limited to church and business visits, the Habitat work site and community venues such as the conference center.

NOTE: This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee.  Nothing herein shall be constructed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 20 May 2019