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Membership and Communications Manager

Cultural Partner of SCFD

Full Time
Posted July 9, 2024

Job Title: Membership and Communications Manager
Reports to: Director
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Salary: $60,000-$65,000
Benefits: Health and Dental; Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Leave; Employer Matching Retirement Contribution; Employer Contributed FAMLI

About The Collaborative of the SCFD:
The Collaborative of the SCFD is a small, 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization comprised of arts, culture and science organizations that are funded by the SCFD, a tax district of the seven-county Denver metro area. The Collaborative of the SCFD works closely with the SCFD but is a separate entity. Members of The Collaborative pay annual dues to participate in educational outreach, marketing, peer networking and trainings and other capacity-building endeavors. The Collaborative serves the public through programs and champions the SCFD in all that we do. This unique coalition has brought together diverse organizations to work collaboratively for over 25 years.

Mission: The Collaborative of the SCFD empowers scientific and cultural organizations through collaboration and capacity-building for the benefit of the public.

Vision: Together we will be leaders in advocacy, collaborators on opportunities and challenges in our fields, and providers of access to rich artistic, scientific, and cultural opportunities for all members of our community

Job Summary:
The Collaborative of the SCFD is currently comprised of 35 Tier I and Tier II SCFD-funded organizations who opt-in to membership. During a 2-year Pilot Membership program, Tier III SCFD-funded organizations are invited to enroll. We expect over 70 total members in our new fiscal year in September. This is an exciting time of expansion and new program development for the Collaborative. The Membership and Communications Manager reports to the Director and will manage annual membership enrollment and facilitate new member onboarding. Additionally, the position will develop and implement effective communication plans for email, print and website. This position will streamline communications for our growing membership and keep members informed of ongoing opportunities, program development and benefits. The Collaborative is also developing a new Innovation & Collaboration Incubator program (part grant program/part facilitated collaboration sessions) in which the Membership and Communications Manager will closely support the Director in all aspects during its development and launch.

This position works internally with the Director and Part-Time Program Coordinator and externally with member Executives and their staff from various departments, in a highly collaborative environment. This is an exciting opportunity to work with 70+ diverse cultural nonprofits in the Denver metro area, helping organizations collaborate on amazing programs! This role requires a high level of attention to detail and a passion for networking and relationship building.


  • Enroll new member organizations and maintain member organization contacts
  • Ensure new organizations and new staff are up-to-date in understanding their benefits and operational practices
  • Track staffing changes at member organizations and ensure new hires understand their role and responsibilities in programs and corresponding levels of benefits
  • Develop and implement effective communication plans for email, print and website
  • Improve annual enrollment processes and communication flows
  • Engage with member organizations to learn more about their organization to help guide and network
  • Update and maintain website content
  • Work with Director to assist in all aspects of program development and launch of the new (pilot) Innovation & Collaboration Incubator Program and corresponding communications
  • Assist the Director in sending timely communications to Board Members and Committee Members
  • Facilitate meetings both in-person and online with members ensuring robust and ongoing communication
  • Assist in leading and facilitating discussions both in-person and virtual for various roundtables and focus group sessions
  • Assist in developing meeting content strategy
  • Create surveys, polls, reports and evaluation follow-ups
  • Schedule and plan logistics for meetings
  • Create and send communications to members through Constant Contact software and email
  • Run reports from organizational database for director and accountant
  • Support promotion and awareness of the SCFD in all that we do

The Membership & Communications Manager is scheduled to work onsite in Lakewood during weekdays, Monday-Friday, with some potential evening or weekend events. Some remote work may be possible but will be determined after initial training is completed and will be dependent upon program needs; remote work is at the discretion of the director. Travel to Denver organizations will be required for some meetings.

Position Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The ideal candidate for the Membership & Communications Manager will:

  • Value diversity and contribute to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to pay attention to detail
  • Have concise and clear writing skills, required for emails, reports, proposals, and presentations
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to bring together differing voices and opinions
  • Be a self-starter with excellent time management skills who can prioritize tasks for multiple project deadlines
  • Understand basic budgeting and accounting
  • Have experience facilitating meetings both in person and online using video platforms such as Zoom, Google Meet or Microsoft Teams
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and willing to learn various online platforms such as Salesforce, WordPress, SurveyMonkey, Constant Contact and YouTube

Preferred Skills

  • Membership Management
  • Design and Marketing experience
  • Strong knowledge of arts, culture and science nonprofit organizations funded by the SCFD
  • Awareness of the structure, purpose and functions of the SCFD and how it is related to the Collaborative

Other Position Requirements:

  • At least three to four years of experience working with cultural nonprofit organizations, in membership, arts administration or in a related organization
  • Colorado Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Must have a car and the ability to drive to off-site locations in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Jefferson and Douglas counties; work approved mileage is reimbursed at IRS rates
  • Must pass criminal background check and screening process.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer;
  • Ability to drive to various organization locations in the Denver metro area to attend meetings

EEO Statement
The Collaborative of the SCFD is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board and staff with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive. The Collaborative does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to info@collaborativescfd.org by Wednesday, July 31, 2024. Include “Membership and Communications Manager” in the subject line. Only those candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Compensation: $60,000-$65,000

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