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Position Title: CivicSpark Network Development Manager
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Position Overview


We are looking for a motivated and committed individual to join the management team of the CivicSpark Program. CivicSpark is a statewide Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for local governments to address community resilience issues such as climate, water, housing, and mobility.

The Network Manager will elevate awareness of and engagement in CivicSpark by developing and coordinating marketing and outreach efforts, spearheading Fellow and partner recruitment campaigns, and fostering and sustaining various CivicSpark ally networks.


We are searching for candidates with the following attributes and qualifications:

  • Experience in developing and executing marketing campaigns and initiatives (ideally non-profit or public sector)
  • Creativity about and initiative for expanding and building our program story
  • Experience with social media, graphic design, and web tools (e.g. InDesign, WordPress, and other media development tools)
  • Comfort with public speaking and experience communicating with large and varied audiences
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative setting
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Adaptable, dependable, accurate, detail-oriented, and responsible
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation

Additional contributions we value (but are not required):

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year institution in a relevant field (marketing, communications, etc.)
  • Experience with media relations including press releases and cultivation of media coverage
  • Experience creating, managing, and maintaining multiple contact lists and networks
  • Experience in developing marketing studies and executing the results
  • Recruitment and outreach experience
  • Event management experience
  • Experience with AmeriCorps, VISTA, or other National Service Programs helpful, but not necessary

View the full position description below to see more job responsibilities and to learn about the application process.

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