Community Development Liaisons (CDL) strategically plan, develop, implement, and evaluate internal and external communication plans to positively predispose the public to organ and tissue donation and transplantation, with an emphasis on increasing donor designation rates within CTDN's donation service area and developing a culture of donation in their regional area. The CDL works with volunteers called Donate Life Ambassadors (DLA) and are responsible for utilizing and developing their regional DLA's.
This individual will actively participate in industry organizations to keep abreast of national efforts, effect change as opportunities present themselves, increase knowledge of best practices, maintain relationships, and develop collaborative opportunities. The CDL will ensure that regional goals are always in alignment with departmental, organizational, and national goals for donor designation. Seeks and implements creative and innovative ideas to further CTDN's mission and positively impact the culture of donation in the diverse communities served by CTDN.
This position requires a: highly organized and resourceful person with excellent written and verbal communication skills; an individual who has demonstrated self-initiative; a proactive person who seeks solutions independently; takes charge of their assignment and gets the job done; is able to see the overall strategy and the steps to achieving a goal; a person comfortable with multitasking and changing priorities: personable and positive individual who represents CTDN to the public in a positive way. This position requires a proactive team player who must uphold the core values of the organization which includes teamwork, integrity, and passion.
Qualifications: The Community Development Liaison must have the ability to communicate and present information effectively and concisely within a team environment. This individual must be able understand the community education needs of the organization and effectively formulate a plan of response. This individual must be able to clearly communicate this plan to organizational staff, as well as internal/external stakeholders. This individual must be able to effectively and successfully implement campaigns, programs and events.
This position requires extensive knowledge of public education, media relations, business development, and project management. This position requires a proactive team player who can multitask easily and must uphold the core values of the organization which include teamwork, integrity, and passion. This individual must possess strong interpersonal, priority-setting and strategic skills. This position requires strong attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills. The ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment and to adjust to new priorities is required.
Education and/or experience:
- Required: undergraduate degree.
- Preferred: undergraduate degree with concentrated study in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations and/or Event Planning.
- Five years of experience may be considered in place of educational requirements.
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