The Worldwide Fistula Fund (WFF) seeks a dynamic individual to improve the lives of women in Africa in the position of Marketing Coordinator & Assistant. This position is located at WFF global headquarters in Schaumburg, IL. Worldwide Fistula Fund is managed by WJ Weiser & Associates, Inc. which is a NAYLOR company.
The Worldwide Fistula Fund is a global women’s health non-profit whose mission is to protect and restore the health and dignity of the world’s most vulnerable women by preventing and treating devastating childbirth injuries. WFF has increased fundraising revenue by nearly 70% over the past 4 years to support growing programs in 5 countries: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger and Uganda. We are a national organization with supporters across the US and some international. Our diverse Board of Directors includes global experts in health/health systems, marketing, industry, higher education and more.
The Marketing Coordinator & Assistant will report directly to the WFF Executive Director supporting all WFF marketing efforts and additionally completing some administrative tasks. This position has opportunity for career advancement within the role.
I. Marketing Support
Overall: work with the Executive Director to develop annual marketing goals.
A. Direct Mail & print
D. Social Media
E. Public relations
F. Fundraising events
II. General Administrative Support for Executive Director, Board
B. Respond to day-to-day WFF inquiries via email, phone, social media
C. Facilitate WFF payments for check requests & expense reimbursements, credit card authorizations, wire transfers
D. Schedule/coordinate periodic international Travel for board and volunteers; Travel & Accommodations, volunteer release forms, travel & liability insurance
Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing or communications related field.
1-3 years of Non-profit experience highly desired and preferred.
Non-profit experience: Etapestry or other donor database, Constant Contact or other email marketing system, “cause” marketing communications and storytelling
General: great organization and multi-tasking skills, clear communicator, excellent attention to detail and follow-up, strong desire to work for a “cause” non-profit
Office experience: basic office equipment (copiers, fax machines, business phone systems, computers), proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products.