MIFA seeks an Impact and Communications Specialist

 Job title: Impact and Communications Specialist                               Reports to:   Director of Impact and Communications

Compensation level: Para-Professional A                                                  Full-time Non-Exempt

Posting date:   April 8, 2022

Closing date:  April 22, 2022

Position summary

The Impact and Communications Specialist position is ideal for a motivated, energetic, detail-oriented individual who is excited to contribute to and support program compliance, continuous improvement, and the communication of MIFA’s programmatic and fiscal impact. This role will serve a key function in MIFA’s continuous improvement framework by supporting the collection, analysis, and reporting of program data to ensure MIFA’s continued commitment to high-impact service, as well as incorporating those results in MIFA’s marketing and communications. This position offers a unique opportunity to work within a dynamic team of communications and fundraising professionals and to regularly collaborate with staff in all MIFA programs.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One year’s experience in some combination of nonprofit administrative or direct service, communications, or another related role
  • Proficiency in operating communication systems (computer, email, telephone, fax, scanner, presentation equipment, etc.), Microsoft Word and Excel

Major responsibilities and related tasks

In partnership with the Director of Impact and Communications, support MIFA’s continuous improvement framework: Measure, analyze, learn, and improve

  • Work with program staff to facilitate the collection and reporting of monthly and annual program service numbers
  • Run and understand reports in client databases while maintaining confidentiality of client records
  • Become familiar with program service data and develop the ability to identify trends and areas of concern
  • Administer annual surveys of program participants, and coordinate data entry of results in SurveyMonkey, using volunteers when possible
  • Promote 100% accountability for the quality of program data

Support program recordkeeping compliance in accordance with funder requirements

  • Become familiar with program regulations and internal program goals
  • Work with program staff to coordinate annual or semi-annual program file reviews to ensure consistency and compliance
  • Coordinate annual policy and procedure manual reviews for program and volunteer areas to identify gaps in compliance and need for updates
  • Support programs in preparing for audits and monitoring visits as needed

Support MIFA’s development team, particularly in communicating the impact of MIFA’s programs

  • Assist development and community engagement staff in the creation of compelling, impact-based messaging to inspire community support
  • Participate in planning discussions and support the execution of specific direct mail fundraising campaigns including MIFA Holiday Cards and the No-Go Gala as needed

Assist in special projects as needed and other duties as assigned

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