Sara M Holbrook Community Center Marketing and Development Coordinator Burlington, VT · Full time

The Sara Holbrook Community Center Marketing and Development Coordinator is a skilled story teller with a love of systems and processes. Supervised by the Development Director they support the fundraising and communication goals of the organization. This position will implement and support the marketing and development vision set by the Development Director, Executive Director and Board of Directors, communicating SHCC’s impact to varied audiences via website, social media, brochures, mailings, etc. Additionally, they assist the Development Director in managing donor relationships and community partnerships as well as assisting in the implementation of special events. This position is responsible for the logistics of information management, event coordination, and managing the administrative aspects of a robust marketing and development program at the Center.



Marketing & Communications

  • Manage SHCC’s identified communication initiatives efficiently and accurately through varied channels. 
  • Manage website and social media updates under the supervision of the Development Director.
  • Produce press releases, social media content, stories of impact, printed marketing materials, newsletters, etc. 
  • Responsible for appeal printing and mailing. 

Administrative Management

  • Manage and maintain donor database, ensuring donor information, donations, and donor acknowledgments are accurate and responded to in a timely manner.
  • Utilize the donor database to create reports, and mailing lists, manage donor records, etc. 
  • Manage in-kind donations including tracking, gift acceptance, gift acknowledgment, and routing to the appropriate program area. 
  • Ensure that all marketing materials are available to staff, volunteers, and prospective donors as needed.
  • Provide other administrative support to the Development Director.

Events Management

  • Assist in managing special events and projects.
  • Create event planning & timeline documentation.
  • Assist in vendor/participant relationship management.
  • Manage event set up, tear down, and follow up.
  • Manage event staff assignments and delegation.
  • Trains and supports event volunteers and serves as the lead staff at in-person events.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by Development Director and Executive Director.
  • This list is an overview of duties and responsibilities, not intended as an exhaustive list of expectations.


Educational/Professional Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree or bachelor's degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong technical aptitude for learning new systems and software; intermediate knowledge of web-based applications and common internet protocols (e.g., web browsers, email, shared calendars, video & audio conferencing), Microsoft Office applications, online payment systems, content management systems, and email marketing tools.
  • Experience managing a donor database (Little Green Light preferred), familiarity with marketing and social media platforms, and knowledge of SEO preferred.
  • Exceptional and effective communication and writing skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and unparalleled organizational capabilities.
  • Ability to multi-task with an eye for the big picture and end goal. 
  • A “people person” with the ability to build relationships and connections with colleagues, donors, and community partners. 
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.
  • Ability to function independently within guidelines established by the Development Director.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.


$45,000 - $45,000 per year