Communications Coordinator

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Recruiting Organization: SGAP Leaders

Communications Coordinator

Part time (virtual), volunteer position, possible college credit

November 20, 2021 - June 30, 2022 (extended contingent on performance)

The Student Global Ambassador Program (SGAP Leaders), a nonprofit located in Rockville, Maryland with offices in Montclair, NJ is looking for a self-assured, fully engaged communications coordinator to develop and implement our communications plan, measure effectiveness of the plan and co-develop the brand message and strategy.

The communications coordinator will craft and coordinate consistent and compelling messaging to our internal and external stakeholders, as well as effectively team with our content developer and social media coordinator.

SGAP Leaders is a leadership program that empowers our underserved youth (ages 13-18) to take action on real-world problems by using STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to solve sustainability and social justice challenges. Our in-person and virtual workshops, tours and speaker series provide a vehicle for students to develop college and career readiness skills. Students choose the themes for our program which ranges from climate change, teen suicide and mental wellness, to human trafficking (to name a few).

We have impacted 4,200+ students from 78 different schools and school districts in NY, NJ, MD, Washington DC, and Northern VA.


  1. Facilitate communication among stakeholders regarding ongoing programs and activities via monthly e-newsletters and periodic announcements. Manage and track status of communications via monthly reports to the executive director during meetings.
  2. Design and activate an implementation plan with calendar to meet quarterly and yearly goals (see Communications deck)
  3. With the Executive Director, craft brand messages and communications based on survey data.
  4. Conduct and evaluate surveys with internal and external stakeholders.
  5. Create and post approved social media and website messaging regarding updated programs and communications which align with brand message.
  6. Participate in online learning opportunities (PhilanthropyU,). No compensation.
  7. Keep track of activities via project management tools to ensure tasks are completed.
  8. Write monthly 2 page reports with spreadsheets. Include SGAP Leaders benchmark social media and e-newsletter communications (# of likes, # followers, # of click throughs, # shares, open rates, comments, # of posts) Include campaigns, fundraisers, and other observations that impacted communications. Insights and recommendations included in the monthly report.


Philanthropy University: * BRANDING 101

*Must write at least a one page summary of online training class. Summaries are due at the end of the online training.


  • A commitment to empower underserved 13-18 aged youth through programs that position them for post-high school success, prime them as visionaries and agents for change in their communities and, in turn, the world.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Excellent work ethic and time management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Self starter and excellent with follow-through.
  • Proven track record with project management and data management.
  • Experience with database and customer management tools (Excel, Network for Good, CANVA etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in management or business, prefered.
  • Ideal candidate will have a background in nonprofit - communications and branding

Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis, and we will contact you if we’re interested in scheduling an interview. Please send an email to the above address with questions.

SGAP Leaders provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SGAP Leaders complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Fee Amount: None

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