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Volunteer Communication and Development Coordinator

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Recruiting Organization: The LegalMind Society Inc


As the Communications & Development Coordinator for The LegalMind Society, Inc, you will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director with communications efforts, creating awareness about our mission, and maintaining a consistent brand presence. Additionally, you will be responsible for assisting the executive director with fundraising tasks, including developing a short-term and long-term fundraising strategy. This role reports directly to the Executive Director.

This position is remote. It will be a volunteer position to start, with plans for the position to evolve into a part-time paid position in 3-4 months. The initial time commitment will be 5-10 hours a week.

  • Applicants who are in Illinois are preferred, but not required.
  • Some Spanish-speaking ability is preferred, but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Communications & Development Coordinator will help the LegalMind Society reach our annual revenue goals and strategic objectives by performing the following job functions:

Donor stewardship and gift processing [40%]

• Develop short-term and long term fundraising objectives

• Update the Executive Director and the Board as needed about fundraising.

• Draft communication updates and grant reports for the board, major donors, and grant partners.

• Process contributions, deposit checks, and send thank you letters in a timely manner; maintain donor database.

• Design and mail other donor appreciation materials (as needed).

Communications strategy & design [40%]

• Update and maintain The LegalMind Society’s SquareSpace website.

• Design and manage content for the organization's social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Assist with the website’s blog as needed.

• Design marketing collateral and content to promote The LegalMind Society’s mission, including assisting the Executive Director with monthly newsletters.

• Write press releases and blog articles to relevant news outlets to gain exposure.

• Collaborate with program staff to provide updates and testimonials for donor communications.

Special projects [20%]

• Develop and maintain profiles on relevant charity aggregators such as Guidestar, GlobalGiving, and Charity Navigator.

• Support the Executive Director with scheduling meetings and other touchpoints with donors and grant partners.


• Passion for mental health issues and/or legal issues.

• Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university.

• 2-3 years experience in non-profit development and/or marketing communications preferred.

• Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.

• Experience with website development and maintenance through SquareSpace.

• Excellent graphic design and photography skills; interest in developing a consistent brand presence and engaging content via Canva.

• Experience with donor management databases.

• Ability to work independently.

• Demonstrated ability to coordinate logistics and implement action plans.

• Strong time management and organizational skills.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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