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Communication and Development Manager

Posted: 12/21/2021

Communication and Development Manager
Reports To: Director of Development and Strategic Direction
Employment Category: Full Time, exempt, salaried position
Compensation: TBD based on experience and qualifications; general range $50K+
Benefits: Full health care insurance; 503(b) plan; 15 annual days Paid Time Off; nine major holidays off annually with pay.
Job Purpose: As part of the Development Team, the Communication and Development Manager is responsible for 1) external communication and marketing in support of Manna on Main Street’s programs and fundraising operations, and 2) grant management.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. External communication and marketing in support of Manna’s programs and fundraising through social media, focused website development and utilization, Constant Contact and other online marketing tools.
  2. Coordination of Manna’s communication across programs and platforms to ensure brand consistency and scheduling coordination.
  3. Grant management including tracking current grant income and expenses, researching new grant opportunities, and writing grant proposals and reports.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, required.
  • Minimum of two years in a marketing, communication or development position, required.
  • Proven knowledge, ability and experience in communication and marketing, required.
  • Knowledge of private grant making process, preferred.
  • Professional working proficiency in one or more of the following languages, preferred: Spanish, Korean, Bengali, Gujarati, or Arabic.
Professional and Personal Qualifications:  
  1. Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  2. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  3. Compassionate and effective interpersonal skills
  4. Organized and detail oriented
  5. Proven ability to multi-task and produce in a high-paced team oriented environment
Email cover letter and resume to by January 10, 2022. Applicant must be available to start within 3 weeks of hire. Complete background clearances required for all applicants before job offer. Please no calls. Only qualified applicants will receive a response.

Organizational and Program Summary
Manna on Main Street, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, provides critical food services for the North Penn region of Montgomery County, ensuring that the hungry and poor have a welcome and safe place to access emergency food, social services and educational opportunities. Manna on Main Street is part of North Penn Commons, an innovative partnership between four highly respected nonprofit organizations to create a vibrant public center offering easy access to programs, services and facilities on one shared campus.

In addition to a food pantry and soup kitchen, Manna operates the Common Grounds Food Service Training to Employment Program, a free 8 week training program designed to move people living in economic instability to sustainable employment. Program trainees engage in experiential and classroom learning, contributing to food production in Manna’s Kitchen and service of Manna’s Common Grounds Café and senior center meal contracts.

Manna is located in North Penn Commons, 606 East Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446