The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s most effective animal advocacy organization, is seeking an Outreach Coordinator for our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch (CABBR) in Murchison, Texas. The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch is a world-renowned animal sanctuary in Murchison, Texas that was founded in 1979 by author and animal advocate Cleveland Amory. The sanctuary is an affiliate of the Humane Society of the United States.
The main responsibility of this position is Coordinate all public outreach and fundraising efforts for the sanctuary and act as the center’s liaison with all the organization’s campaign and philanthropy departments. The position is also charged with ensuring CABBR advocacy goals are met through onsite visitation, media coverage and online communications.
This position will be responsible for:
Developing, planning, and managing revenue generating events for CABBR;
Overseeing event planning, coordination, implementation, budget and logistics, including dinners, on sight donor visits, ranch tours, donor suite management and donor itineraries, and stewarding donors throughout the process;
Ensuring educational components are included in all activities;
Coordinating with Office Manager and Philanthropy for all event RSVPs via mail, email, & phone and responding to questions and inquiries by donors and guests as required;
Communicating with sponsors when needed, and post event follow up mailings;
Working with Philanthropy, Planned-Giving, Business Development and Corporate Relations and partnering organizations to develop fundraising goals, secure sponsorships or grants;
Ensuring sponsors/donors are properly recognized in all correspondence, reports and materials, according to contractual agreements;
Managing social media pages to promote CABBR, posting a variety of topics that adhere to the organization’s Social Media Guidelines consistently;
Networking with community organizations and businesses to promote the organization’s mission, providing education on organizational campaigns, gaining financial support, and expanding the volunteer base;
Providing volunteer supervision as needed;
Working with integrated marketing department to support and provide content for an online strategy building support and awareness of CABBR nationally and locally;
Using a variety of communication strategies, building local brand awareness of CABBR by expanding marketing efforts among core constituencies, including center supporters, animal advocates of all ages, humane educators, and corporate sponsors.
Qualifications and Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required;
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience strongly preferred;
Two (2) years of experience in education, outreach or development, preferably in a similar nonprofit organization or in animal care field;
Excellent project management, written and oral communication, organizational skills, and attention to detail;
Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Access);
Understanding of and interest in animal-related issues;
Good organizational, planning, and time management skills with demonstrated flexibility and the ability to manage multiple projects and issues of varying complexity, while meeting time sensitive deadlines and deliverables;
Must be able to move/lift packages weighing up to 40 lbs.;
Flexible availability including weekends as needed;
Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor, constituent and other sensitive information;
Must be able to obtain a Texas driver’s license and be insurable;
Commitment to the mission, values and goals of the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch and the Humane Society of the United States.
When applying, please submit your cover letter and resume together as one document.
Thisposition is located in Murchison, TX.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital or parental status or protected veteran status. EOE
Internal Number: 297
About The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals
The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's most effective animal advocacy organization. Since 1954, you’ve helped us take on the biggest fights for animals across the country and around the world. The major issues impacting animals have changed over the years, but our mission remains the same: To create a more humane society.