Communications Manager

Hunger at Home

(Independent Contractor)


Job Overview


Primary Objective: The Communications Manager is responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for developing and implementing a strategic communication and marketing program for Hunger at Home. This position works in tandem with the Development Team, supporting the work and goals of the organization’s fundraising efforts.




* Prepare and implement a comprehensive communications plan that outlines strategies and tactics to engage and inform key stakeholders, including donors, volunteers, and community partners.
* Develop and oversee Hunger at Home’s social media strategy and content. Strengthen Hunger at Home’s social media presence on various platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn to reach a wider audience.
* Write content for and coordinate e‐newsletters, e‐blasts, and the website.
* Work closely with the Hunger at Home Development Team on donor communications and engagement.
* Oversee the development of collateral, graphics, website, and other communication tools.
* Develop materials and communications to successfully market key Hunger at Home events, including the annual Bridge the Gap Gala.  Provide support at events, including live‐streaming, taking photos, and serving as a media liaison.
* Monitor news stories and develop proactive media stories to raise awareness of Hunger at Home and its key activities and initiatives.
* Incorporate the use of videos and broadcasting tools to inform and educate the public about Hunger at Home.
* Help manage key marketing vendors, including graphic designer, webmaster, printer, etc.
* Project manage all communications activities and initiatives inside and outside the organization.


Experience, Knowledge, and Abilities


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or a similar field is preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for the education requirement.
* Minimum of four to five years of relevant work experience. Nonprofit work or volunteer experience is ideal.
Experience and/or a strong interest in food insecurity, homelessness, and sustainability is an expectation.
Ability to learn, speak, and write compellingly about topics in Hunger at Home’s voice is critical.
Must possess excellent communication skills, including both writing for and speaking with a variety of audiences, including the public, reporters, elected officials, and other stakeholders.
Experience with social media as a creative marketing tool for messaging and engagement is required.
Must have a start‐up attitude, be well organized at handling multiple tasks, work well in a team environment, and have the ability to work under minimal supervision.


Special Conditions of Employment


Part-time 20 hours per week, independent contractor.
Must occasionally be available to work some evenings and weekends.
Must be willing to work in the office or in the field one day per week.




Salary: $3,000 – $4,000 per month, negotiable based on experience and qualifications.


Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 29 at 5PM.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to

Please indicate “Communications Manager” in the subject line of your email.