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									Position: Americorps VISTA - Marketing / Volunteer Coordinator

Status: Full-Time (40 hrs. per week)

The International Book Project (IBP) is seeking an Americorps VISTA to coordinate IBP’s
marketing and public relations efforts and assist in volunteer recruitment and management.

Responsibilities:
1) Public Relations and Marketing (50%)
       Update website
       Develop, design, and write newsletter
       Write and distribute press releases
       Create and maintain IBP media library
       Plan and promote IBP events

2) Volunteer Management (30%)
       Create procedures for volunteer recruitment and management
       Maintain volunteer database
       Coordinate and oversee volunteer projects
       Transform certain administrative and warehouse tasks to volunteer-run programs

3) Fundraising (20%)
      Identify new grant opportunities
      Assist in preparation of grants and reporting of grants
      Maintain donor database
      Assist in the creation of new donor appeals
      Develop community partnerships

Position Qualifications:
        Excellent organizational and communications skills
        Ability to work independently
        Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required. Adobe InDesign, Photoshop,
        Dreamweaver, desired or willingness to learn.
        Strong writing skills
        Bachelor’s degree required; B.A. in Communications, Marketing, or related field
        preferred
        Interest in books and/or international affairs preferred

Benefits: Monthly stipend of approximately $830 per month. Health Coverage, Choice of
$4,725 Education Award or End of Service Stipend of $1,200, Living
Allowance, Relocation Allowance, Training, Childcare assistance if eligible. Visit
www.americorps.gov for more information.

For more information about IBP visit www.InternationalBookProject.org.

To apply: Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to:
Executive Director
International Book Project
1440 Delaware Avenue
Lexington, KY 40505
E-mail: ibpdirector@alltel.net
Phone: 859-254-6771 Email: 859-253-2293

								
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