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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Communications Associate

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee


Job Summary

The communications associate assists in the development and execution of a comprehensive and effective communications, digital marketing and publications program for The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Reporting to the vice president of communications, the communications associate plays a role for the ongoing development and implementation of communications strategy for CFMT.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with ongoing project development and completion, meeting the deadlines of communications projects;
  • Support reputation management of CFMT within public arenas including online presence through social media and online publications;
  • Implement a weekly social media calendar for and The Big Payback; Update and execute a social media strategy, with focus on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok; Engage and monitor all social media messages and notifications; Analyze and report on social media results;
  • Monitor the digital marketing tactics of various events-based websites as well as community giving days, for best practices and to stay ahead of the competition by employing technology to deliver information where and how people will use it;
  • Assist in CFMT and fund website updates;
  • Work with media director to write news releases ensuring placement in various publications/outlets;
  • Provide staff support to the marketing committee in conjunction with vice president of communications, media director and other Foundation leadership;
  • Produce written content for foundation materials;
  • Provide communications, media and publication assistance to grantees, affiliates and donors;
  • Strive to develop new and innovative methods to publicize the work of The Foundation, its donors and grantees.


  • College degree required;
  • Minimum of two years experience required. Knowledge of the nonprofit sector preferred;
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills;
  • Experience in digital marketing via various social media channels and Google Adwords;
  • Experience in updating websites via CMS – knowledge of WordPress a plus;
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks;
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure;
  • Proven writing and editing skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with individuals, nonprofits, and media organizations throughout the community;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and complete projects;
  • Excellent people skills and ability to work with diverse populations – multi-lingual a plus.

Additional Information


Company Paid Insurance Health, Disability, Eye and Dental

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send resume, writing sample and salary expectations to Kelly Walberg, Vice President of Communications at No phone calls please.


  • Date Posted: November 16, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Philanthropy / CSR
  • Start Date: 01/03/2022
  • Salary Range: $40,000-$45,000
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours/wk; M-F 8:30am-4:30am