Posted on December 10, 2012
Development and External Relations Coordinator
Places Journal - Development and External Relations Coordinator
Places Journal [at] Design Observer is seeking a half-time Development & External Relations Coordinator. Working closely with the Editors and Board of Directors, and reporting to the Chief Editor and Board President, the Development & External Relations Coordinator will take a lead role in organizing fundraising efforts, crafting communication and promotion strategies, researching funders and preparing grants, serving as liaison to national and international networks, advancing identity and building readership. The Coordinator will be a key member of a small and collegial team, joining a San Francisco-based staff and connecting more broadly with a 30-person board of directors located throughout North America and extending to Europe.
The ideal candidate will be a creative and strategic thinker with superb written and verbal communication skills, and with a sophisticated understanding of institutional networks. Exceptionally organized, motivated and responsible. Experienced in grant writing and database management. Fluent in social media and proficient in various software such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access, Filemaker Pro, Adobe CS, Constant Contact, MailChimp and similar. Knowledge of and interest in architecture, urbanism and design is an asset.
Dependent on experience.
Places is a leading journal of architecture and urbanism with a large and growing worldwide readership. Founded 29 years ago by architecture faculty at Berkeley and MIT, Places is now web-based and published in partnership with the Design Observer Group. Design as a catalyst for social change is an important theme across the site.
Apply via email to: editors [at] placesjournal.org. Indicate “Development & External Relations Coordinator” in the subject field.