Wyoming Women’s Foundation
Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Communications & Events Coordinator  
REPORTS TO: WYWF Director
POSITION STATUS:  Non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Communications & Events Coordinator is responsible for assisting with events, communications and other activities related to the Wyoming Women’s Foundation (WYWF). Responsibilities include coordinating and building relationships with donors, sponsors and vendors during and after the events. The Coordinator also assists with the development of communications materials, media, grantmaking and additional tasks assigned by the Director for the benefit of WYWF.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBLITITIES

45% – Development & Events:

  • Coordinates sponsorships, planning committee, event planning and hunter registration for the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt with support from the Director.
  • Responsible for regular communication with outfitter, hunters and sponsors e.g. updates, outreach, providing hunt materials, scheduling details and helping meet other needs to ensure an excellent hunt experience for all involved.
  • Coordinates and assists with other events and meetings as required.

40% – Communications & Advocacy:

  • Stays current on the issues and policies relevant to women in the state and works with staff to develop content for communication materials (e.g. quarterly newsletter, donor communications, hunt materials and printed collateral materials
  • Updates and edits WordPress website, works w/ social media content & Constant Contact lis
  • Responsible for working with communications team to support WYWF objectives with respect to the annual communications plan
  • Provides consistent and professional communication (oral and written) with donors, sponsors and event participants.
  • Provides support for WYWF advocacy activities with a desire to evolve into a spokesperson for WYWF on mission-related issues. 

15% – Programs & Initiatives:

  • Uses the grants database to coordinate grant applications, evaluation processes and track other grantee conditions and requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with grantees, donors, nonprofit partners and key stakeholders important to WYWF’s granting.
  • Provides staff support to consultants as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Interest in the economic self-sufficiency of women and girls in Wyoming
  • Embody the Foundation’s ideal team values: humble, hungry and smart
  • Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; or significant work experience
  • Skill in public relations/event management and handling complaints
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures and maintains a safe work environment
  • Basic graphic design and video editing skills
  • Formal or informal experience with design (Adobe Creative Cloud experience a plus)
  • A demonstrated interest in hunting

BEHAVIORS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Some lifting of boxes necessary – up to 30 lbs.
  • Must have analytical and organizational skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills/ English required.
  • Regular attendance is an essential job function.
  • Ability to work daily and function effectively in stressful situations. May be required to work occasional overtime hours as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities requiring a high level of mental effort and strain.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures and maintains a safe work environment.
  • Willingness to Travel

This position description covers the major purpose and essential functions of the position. It is not intended to give all the details or a step-by-step account of the way each task is to be performed. Employees may receive other job related instructions and be required to perform other job related functions requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Sensitivity level of information handled in this position: HIGH*

* HIGH – Sensitivity information level – all data, fund records and other materials are considered confidential and can only be shared with other authorized WYWF personnel with the same classification. Sharing this information/data with any unauthorized personnel can be grounds for termination.

TO APPLY:

E-mail cover letter, resume and references to Helga Benjamin helga@wycf.org. Application review starts July 25, 2019. Position open until filled.

SALARY RANGE:

Starting $33,000 – $35,000 with opportunities for advancement, plus a competitive benefits package, including 401(k), paid vacation and sick leave and health insurance.

LOCATION:

This position is based in Laramie. Occasional in-state travel required.

ABOUT US:

The Wyoming Women’s Foundation is a priority fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation. Our mission is to invest in economic self-sufficiency for women and opportunities for girls.

The Wyoming Community Foundation was named the Best Company to Work For at the 2017 Wyoming Women of Influence Awards! Join our team!