Development/Public Relations Associate

Easter Seals Greater Houston - Houston

Job Type: Fundraising/Development
Closing date: 10/20/2018

Public Relations Duties

  • Develop and implement goal-oriented short and long range communication and marketing plans employing a variety of media
  • Design marketing collateral such as direct mail, print and email newsletters, annual reports, signage, social media and other various graphics in support of fundraising and community outreach efforts
  • Manage agency and event websites, and social media platforms
  • Act as liaison to all media outlets

Fundraising Duties

  • Responsible for helping with all special events as directed by Special Events Manager
  • Coordinate Young Professional Group Events (YUPES) and help recruit new members
  • Assist in developing corporate relationships and cultivating other donor opportunities
  • Serve as spokesperson for Easter Seals in the community

Administrative Duties

  • Perform standard administrative duties for the department as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, public relations, communication, marketing or fundraising
  • One to three years’ experience in public relations, marketing or fundraising required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include copy writing and editing for projects, and messaging/branding for agency initiatives
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • Prior experience with fundraising database preferred
  • Project management (time management/organizational) skills
  • Perform duties under limited supervision with a high degree of initiative
  • Remains composed under stress and takes responsibility for delivering on personal and organizational commitments
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment to meet agency communications objectives
  • Ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities in a positive, focused, and timely manner
  • Some weekends required
  • Loading and unloading packages into trucks or cars (must be able to handle packages up to 50lbs) for special events

Compensation Salary commensurate with experience. Health, dental benefits, and paid vacation time provided.

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Easter Seals is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Info

Kelly Klein