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JOB TITLE:  Finance, Development and Social Media Specialist

Reports to: Development Officer / Senior Director of Finance
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Job grade: 4
Department: Development and Finance


Coordinate work of the Development and Communications Department in the areas of social networking communications, and event activity, including sponsorship solicitation, acknowledgment, and stewardship; volunteer management; and electronic and print event publications. Work with Finance Services on financial reconciliations, Financial Edge and Blackbaud.


Bachelors Degree with two (2) years relevant experience and one (1) year staff/volunteer supervisory experience or Associates, Business or Technical Degree/ Certification with three (3) years relevant experience and (1) year supervisory.


• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher; Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop a plus.
• Strong Internet and social networking skills, including practical understanding of how to boost social media presence to target audiences.
• Superior customer service skills; professional and courteous manner when interacting with internal and external customers.
• Working knowledge of donor database software. DonorPro preferred
• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Effective phone, group presentation, and email communication skills a must.
• Strong planning, coordinating, organizing and multi-tasking skills.
• Strong Budgeting and financial management
• Ability to productively manage diverse groups of volunteers.
• Curious and self-motivated with superior attention to quality and detail.
• Effective problem solving skills; ability to anticipate, isolate, and resolve unexpected challenges; recognition of need to inform/escalate with peers and leadership as appropriate.
• Confidential handling of sensitive and personal information.
• Ability to take advantage of opportunities that might positively impact YWCA performance.


Social Networking Communications
• Coordinate agency social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter), reviewing draft content and ensuring regularly scheduled postings.
• Oversee opportunities for boosting social media presence and engagement.
• Coordinate up-to-date presence on the home page carousel and supporting pages, including event registrations.
• Coordinate event calendar implementation for the site, including procedures for capturing and incorporating association-wide activities.
• Ensure content integrity of the website.
• Coordinate opportunities for establishing new or improved website presence and/or features.

Event Coordination
• Research, design, and draft event sponsorship solicitations and acknowledgments; oversee sponsor benefit delivery and stewardship.
• Coordinate event electronic and print communications and publications, including social media, website carousel and registration pages, save-the-dates, invitations, programs, PowerPoints, and signage.
• Serve as point of contact for the association on venue set-up, seating, menu selection, and audio-visual equipment requirements.
• Coordinate event volunteer activity.

Financial Services
• Tracking supply inventory
• Make and track credit card expenditures and coding for Senior Leadership
• Managing agency leases and contracts
• Manages or assists in special projects
• Assists with report preparation and year end process
• Assists with daily banking duties including, but not limited to, reconciliation of cash to deposit as needed
• Creates and maintains spreadsheets and reports; including services provided to the YWCA (phone leases, copiers, etc)
• Accounts with accounts payable process as needed
• Department file maintenance and organization


• Ability to lift, carry and otherwise move up to 15 pounds on a regular basis.
• Ability to sit, stand, bend, kneel, reach, push, pull, or walk for various lengths of time throughout the day.
• Ability to utilize computer equipment to complete daily work responsibilities.
• Ability to operate fax/copy machines, telephone, calculator and general office equipment on a daily basis.
• Inside work in an office environment with no exposure to weather conditions.
• Available to work 7 hours per day and/or 35 hours per week or more as necessary to meet Association objectives.
• Ability to travel for meetings, agency trainings and other miscellaneous work assignments within or outside of Allegheny County.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. This document should not be considered a fully detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.


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