Now Hiring: Development & Communications Coordinator

Position & Ideal Candidate Overview: Are you looking for a role in Communications, Marketing, or Fundraising where you’ll utilize your varied skill set to make a huge community impact? You could be the next Communications and Development Coordinator for Table to Table. We are looking for an outstanding communicator and a community-minded individual who is passionate and enthusiastic about conveying our mission to inspire and encourage engagement from volunteers, organizations, and the general public. The ideal candidate is organized, self-motivated, and has a great attitude to contribute to the positive strengths-based culture at T2T. The right candidate is patient and persistent in a dynamic work environment where there are tight deadlines and multiple requests or projects at any given moment. As this is a public-facing role, we’re looking for a “people person” who is tactful and enjoys interacting with those of diverse ages, abilities, and backgrounds. If you have these qualifications and want to put your time and energy toward feeding thousands of people in our community, this is the job for you!

Employment Status and Work Hours: (Full-time position)

Monday through Friday 8-4 with flexibility, some weekends and evenings required

40 hours per week, some overtime required 

Pay & Benefits: $40,000 to $46,000 annually, depending on experience.     

Benefit package includes paid vacation and sick leave, employer retirement contribution, along with 80% employer covered premium for employee health and dental coverage.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Create and implement fundraising campaigns, including appeal letters and online giving campaigns
  • Implement community outreach and media relationships and strategies, including regular public speaking engagements and presentations.
  • Lead the planning and coordination of the annual dinner fundraiser including event committee leadership, promotion, logistics, food, and fundraising. 
  • Organize promotional events like Love Food Fight Waste, UI Homecoming Parade, and other outreach events.
  • Write and create graphics for key organization publications including: newsletters, the annual report, brochures, fact sheets, etc. 
  • Design ads, flyers, banners, brochures, fact sheets, event signage, invitations, etc. as needed.
  • Execute social media strategy.

Desired Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, communications, marketing, or a related field, or a combination of relevant education and professional experience in marketing, event planning, communications, fundraising, and/or community relations.

Necessary Skills and Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Excellent public speaking, presentation, and writing skills for the purpose of recruiting volunteers, fundraising, and promoting Table to Table’s mission. Ability to connect with others and forge strong relationships.

Review the complete Communications and Development Coordinator Job Description 2024.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to