Communications Manager

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1MILLIONHOME is seeking a Communications Manager to run communications and donor administration within the organization. Under the supervision of the Senior Director, this staff member will oversee external communications and donor management while providing support to local engagement, field programs and digital platforms. The Communications Manager is friendly, organized, creative, strategic and collaborative. They have a developed set of skills in copywriting, developing content, providing donor support and effectively communicating the mission of the organization to our donors, prospective partners and the general public.


Status : 40 hours a week (full-time), exempt
Location : Tacoma, Washington (Hybrid)
Reports To : Senior Director, Global Programs and Partnerships
Compensation : $55,000 – $65,000 (DOE) annually plus medical/dental benefits


To Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to Brandon Stiver, Senior Director at with email subject line “Communications Manager Application for [Full Name]”



  • Develop and lead the execution of marketing and communications strategies that have clear objectives, milestones and metrics
  • Cultivate and promote the public image and brand for 1MILLIONHOME
  • Manage project timelines for assigned communications and donor related deliverables
  • Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of external communications
  • Report on reach and impact of external communications
  • Cultivate new and expanded relationships with donors
  • Create and maintain an annual giving calendar for donor communications
  • Produce donor engagement materials such as letters, gift acknowledgments and other communications
  • Lead and coordinate donor thank you calls
  • Lead and develop content for 1MH online accounts for social media, fundraising and associations of which 1MH is affiliated
  • Develop templates and tools that can be used throughout the organization
  • Work on communications and/or public relations projects as assigned
  • Respond to all general email inquiries in a timely fashion and refer contacts to other staff as needed
  • Lead donor relations and CRM systems management
  • Support fundraising campaigns and events
  • Oversee development of digital and print materials that effectively communicate the work of 1MILLIONHOME
  • Coordinate speaking engagements for leadership
  • Support content development for JOURNEYHOME and Think Orphan
  • Write episode show notes for the Think Orphan podcast
  • Support CEO and Senior Directors with donor development activities and administrative work
  • Execute winsome storytelling that captivates audiences towards family reunification
  • Oversee mailings for 1MILLIONHOME and Chosen & Dearly Loved Foundation
  • Uphold the 1MILLIONHOME Safeguarding policy

Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, community development or other related field and 3-5 years of applicable experience (Masters Preferred)
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace, Funraise and HubSpot platforms and a general ability to navigate WordPress, Salesforce and Mac OS.
  • Exceptional copy writing, content writing and delivery of communications
  • Ability to develop basic graphic design and strategic email campaigns
  • Proficient in coordinating with other team members and external entities for mail merge, resource printing and delivery of communications or fundraising materials
  • Ability to analyze and revise operating practices to improve efficiency
  • Friendly, kind and helpful towards other team members, partners and our donors
  • Detail oriented and comfortable initiating work or taking direction in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and expand job detail to evolving opportunities and needs for the organization
  • Superior organizational skills and dedication to driving and completing projects in a timely manner
  • Daily prioritization of workload in a startup type of environment
  • Strong inter-cultural relationship skills and the ability to collaborate with international partners

Additional Skills of Interest to the Company


  • Ability to speak, interpret, translate and develop public resources in multiple languages
  • Advanced graphic design
  • Project management



1MILLIONHOME is on a mission to get one million children home and to eradicate the practices that lead to family separation. We envision a world where all children know the love, care and protection of a healthy family. 1MILLIONHOME operates as a non-profit social venture committed to radical collaboration and driving care reform in a way that shifts entire systems. We have a direct service team in Kenya while our global team collaborates on family reunification and family strengthening initiatives with partners on four other continents. Additionally, 1MILLIONHOME provides digital resources in the forms of e-learning, podcasts, practitioner forms, knowledge bases and virtual consultations. 1MILLIONHOME is an EOE public charity with Christian religious values.