Mary&#39;s Pence provides funding to women’s organizations working on social justice issues in North America and Central America. We support women working on long term systemic change through social and economic development. Our commitment to justice motivates our work.
Our work takes two forms. In the United States the Mary’s Pence Grants program provides financial support and capacity building to grassroots women’s groups across the country. In Central America and Mexico, we partner with ten women’s groups in 5 countries on economic security, strong local women’s organizations, family farming and emotional wellness. We have received recognition for our work.
2017 Winner of the Responsive Philanthropy Award / Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
2019 Winner of the Grant Maker of the Year Award / Grants Professional Association
Our annual budget is approximately $700,000. Approximately 80% of our funds come from individual donors, with less than 20% from grants. Supporters of Mary’s Pence are located across the country, and much of our communication is written – newsletters, emails and social media. We have staff in the United States and in Mexico/Central America. Mary’s Pence is multi-faith, feminist, and inspired by the values of dignity, solidarity, and justice.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Responsible for strategizing, planning, and implementing communications to donors and potential supporters, highlighting the work of our two programs – Mary’s Pence Grants and ESPERA. Manage all communications channels including newsletters, social media, appeals, annual report and brochures and our website. Provide communications support to other functions within the organization. Responsible for public relations and provides support for miscellaneous outreach projects (such as book group, possible podcasts, conference exhibiting, etc.). Provides work direction to an office staff working with social media, graphic design and support for communications function. This is a new position, and we are excited about the opportunities it will create for the organization.
$45,000 - $65,000
HOW TO APPLY