TechSoup Communications Manager
We’re a high-impact, global nonprofit social enterprise that believes in using technology for the greater good. Since 1987, we’ve been building partnerships and alliances with individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and governments across the globe – all committed to helping nonprofits fully access the profound power of technology and a connected world — and use it to improve lives.
But we won’t stop there: as technology and global needs change, so do we. We’re creating new, community-driven platforms and mobile apps and are enhancing our offerings so that nonprofits around the world have the resources they need to build a brighter future for millions of individuals.
We’re innovators, leaders, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and technologists drawn together by a shared vision: to make the world a better place through technology. Join us!
About the Position
TechSoup is seeking a Communications Manager to join our Global Marketing Team to run day-to-day communications, coordinate events, and supervise the maintenance and creation of collateral. This position reports to the Director of Communications and Community Engagement.
The ideal candidate can seamlessly navigate a matrixed environment and be able to collaborate with internal and external resources, as well as produce high quality communications deliverables. Candidates must have stellar writing skills, be organized and self-motivated, and be dedicated to making a difference in the world. They will manage all aspects of comms including PR, events, collaborating with various departments across the organization and around the world, and maintaining the documentation that the various TechSoup departments need to support their activities and outreach.
This position requires the ability to work across a variety of stakeholders and manage projects from conception to content development to execution and publication. For a candidate with 4-6 years experience in communications and a track record for shepherding successful communications campaigns, to the finish line this is an exciting, fun and rewarding position that offer growth potential.
Duties and Responsibilities
Champion the TechSoup brand by maintaining and developing effective communications for print and digital properties, and coordinate in-person events. Support the Communications and Community team with all projects.
Manage logistics, collateral, and sponsorships for trade shows and conferences.
Support tracking and analytics for events (attendee follow-up and ROI)
Maintain events calendar
Keep abreast of sector events and opportunities (speaker/sponsorship) and
make recommendations for future events
Coordinate all aspects of events
Collateral and comms organizational support
Create and project manage the creation of new collateral
Maintain update and all “About Us” materials (PPTs, print materials, web
Coordinate with the Design team on establishing the organization of documents
and image library
Collect and maintain multiple organization wide quarterly metrics and statistics
Presentation and pitch support
Assist with organization information media requests
Maintain archive and web page featuring press and media mentions
Ensure that TechSoup’s public presence on external touch points is outstanding
and up to date
Develop an internal speakers bureau of experts who can be called upon for
Develop communications and event-related creative briefs to define deliverables,
timing, budget, and resources
Assist in creation and management of projects in Wrike for communications as
well as other marketing projects as needed
Managing intake support triage
Lead communications projects such as TechSoup’s Year in Review
Opportunity to contribute to the TechSoup blog and other content channels, such as social media or webinars.
● 4-6+ years of experience in marketing communications
● Superior written and verbal communication skills
● Experience developing presentations
● A positive can-do spirit and passion for the nonprofit sector
● Self-motivation and an eye for detail with enthusiasm for juggling multiple tasks and working with a great deal of autonomy in a fast-paced environment
● Experience with nonprofit environments preferable, and nonprofit tech a bonus
● Excellent proficiency in: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive/ Slides
● Knowledge of topics in the sector specifically nonprofit capacity-building, technology
philanthropy/CSR and digital inclusion a big plus
● Proficiency in Hubspot or any other enterprise email system, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
and basic design skills a plus