Uplift Johnson County Communications and Outreach Coordinator

By Uplift Johnson County | | 6.13.24

REPORTS TO: Wendy McClellan, Executive Director
CONTACT INFORMATION: wendym@upliftjoco.org (317) 300-8855

This position offers flexible hours of 20-32 hours per week, and a potential hybrid schedule of remote and in-office work. Position may be contract (1099) or on-staff (W2) depending on the candidate.


The Communications and Outreach Coordinator will help to facilitate and oversee the outreach, fundraising, and communication efforts of Uplift Johnson County

Ideal candidate must be highly organized, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, be highly computer literate, and able manage multiple tasks/projects in a fast-paced, unsupervised environment. A minimum of three years’ experience in non-profit work is preferred.

  • Networking with business owners and community influencers to further the recognition of the organization and its efforts
  • Facilitate meetings between Executive Director and business owners, community influencers, and decision makers at local organizations in order to establish long-term relationships with those who can offer support to the organization
  • Work to secure donations, sponsorships and in-kind gifts for both specific Uplift initiatives and funds needed to cover the general and administrative needs of the organization.
  • Recruit volunteers and seek out service projects and initiatives that fit the organization’s mission to serve our community through communication with other non-profits, church groups, civic groups, governmental agencies and individuals who may serve or seek to serve the community.
  • Participate in the execution of fundraising/service projects/event planning from beginning to end and oversee facets of the projects as assigned.
  • Oversee communication with the Board of Directors, facilitate the creation of board directives and responsibilities, direct the planning and agenda for board and committee meetings and attend those meetings as required.
  • Handle executive level communication, both written and verbal, with donors, community leaders, and those who are targeted recipients of donations or services.