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 Hispanic Development Associate - Baltimore, Maryland, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Catholic Relief Services 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 721394370 / Latpro-3667252 
Date posted: Feb-22-2019
State, Zip: Maryland, 21201

Description

The primary responsibility of the Hispanic Development Associate is to assist with planning and executing community and digital campaigns for the Hispanic constituency in the U.S. The candidate will help manage the production of these efforts and keep projects on deadline. The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing skills in English and Spanish, sharp organization and multi-tasking abilities and adept at meeting deadlines. The applicant should be able to think creatively and be able to work independently. 

The ideal candidate will be fluent in written and oral Spanish and possess knowledge of the U.S. Hispanic market. Some familiarity with fundraising, marketing and/or community outreach a plus. S/he will work within the Annual Giving team and closely with the Hispanic Engagement Unit to leverage and maximize efforts to engage Hispanic prospects and donors in CRS' fundraising efforts, with an overall goal of increasing the number of Hispanic donors over the long term.

 

Job Title: Hispanic Development Associate

Department: Annual Giving

Reports to: Hispanic Development Specialist

About CRS:

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. 

Position Background/Summary

The primary responsibility of the Hispanic Development Associate is to assist with planning and executing community and digital campaigns for the Hispanic constituency in the U.S. The candidate will help manage the production of these efforts and keep projects on deadline. The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing skills in English and Spanish, sharp organization and multi-tasking abilities and adept at meeting deadlines. The applicant should be able to think creatively and be able to work independently.

The ideal candidate will be fluent in written and oral Spanish and possess knowledge of the U.S. Hispanic market. Some familiarity with fundraising, marketing and/or community outreach a plus. S/he will work within the Annual Giving team and closely with the Hispanic Engagement Unit to leverage and maximize efforts to engage Hispanic prospects and donors in CRS' fundraising efforts, with an overall goal of increasing the number of Hispanic donors over the long term.

We are seeking a candidate who can help create, implement and promote campaigns that will engage Hispanic prospects and donors in CRS' charitable giving efforts that support the mission of CRS.

Job Responsibilities

In this role, the incumbent will:

  • Help execute projects to engage Hispanic prospects and donors via community & digital channels. This can include project managing multi-channel campaigns, email campaign production or recording results and expenses as appropriate. 
  • Work with other Fundraising Units, Editorial, and MarCom on the production of donor acquisition and retention campaigns, content creation (including email copy, landing pages, ad copy, video scripts and other marketing materials) and delivery/execution. Work closely with the Hispanic Marketing Manager/Web Unit and Communications Officer, Hispanic Outreach to ensure promotion on crsespanol.org and related social & traditional media channels.
  • Develop relationships in the local Hispanic community. Attend and support events as a CRS representative. Assist with the development of new programs for individuals and community groups who are seeking to engage and fundraise on behalf of CRS. Monitor existing programs and determine needs for Spanish language materials.
  • Attend activities and events related to Hispanic prospect/donor outreach and engagement. Attend monthly Email Communications Working Group meetings.
  • Review materials and provide feedback during the creation of marketing and fundraising campaigns when requested. Identify ways to improve messaging to appeal and be relevant to Hispanic audiences. Review and respond to comments on social media posts and ads according to CRS standards.
  • Stay informed of professional trends and issues affecting Hispanic fundraising, digital fundraising and community engagement.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.

* Integrity

* Continuous Improvement & Innovation

* Builds Relationships

* Develops Talent

* Strategic Mindset

* Accountability & Stewardship

 

Key Working Relationships

Internal: All Fundraising Units as well as Mission & Mobilization, Editorial, Donor Services, Data Analytics, MarCom and Advocacy.

External: Community groups and individual donors & prospects. Vendors and consultants as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A deep understanding of the U.S. Hispanic audience and culture.
  • Good writing and editing skills in both English and Spanish, and a willingness to learn techniques to write in a way that maximizes response for a Hispanic audience.
  • Solid team player with strong time management skills, detail-oriented and ability to work under deadlines with grace and good humor.
  • Ability to speak, write and present information clearly in English and Spanish.
  • Knowledge of the structures and social teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Willingness to learn the depth and breadth of CRS' programs.

 

Qualifications

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related field
  • Experience with Hispanic marketing and/or fundraising a plus
  • Understanding of and comfort level with interacting with diverse Hispanic constituencies
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written in English and Spanish
  • Ability to travel occasionally and to work at special events, which may sporadically take place in the evenings or on weekends

NOTE: All interested applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of application.

 

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

 

EOE/M/F/D/V - CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Requirements

See job description.

 

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