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Development and Public Relations Specialist

Company: Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island
Date Posted: July 25, 2017


Under the direction of the Director of Development and PR: assist in cultivation and stewardship of potential and existing donors; management of fundraising projects and events, and public relations responsibilities.



  • Develop and maintain relationships with mid-level assigned donors to integrate successful “moves management” system.
  • Provide support and assistance of grants program and grant writer; maintaining calendar, compile copies and necessary documents as needed.
  • Draft compelling appeal letters to donors.
  • Assist with the development of, and writing of articles for the yearly newsletter.
  • Provide strong organizational and public relations support for the annual March for Meals (MFM) Campaign Event, to include: writing of media alerts & press releases; excellent communication and scheduling during month long event.
  • Manage multiple tasks and timelines.



  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree; 2-4 years of non-profit Development and/or Public Relations experience preferred.
    • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize are essential.
  • Strong knowledge of fundraising and public relations, data analysis, as well as demonstrated computer aptitude and experience.
  • Social Media knowledge.



Health insurance/medical and dental

Paid holidays


Personal and Sick Time



Send resume and cover letter to, Human Resources Director