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Nashville Public Library Foundation

Donor and Communications Associate

Nashville Public Library Foundation


Job Summary


The Nashville Public Library Foundation (NPLF) is a nonprofit organization that raises money through private donations to support and enhance the programs and facilities of the Nashville Public Library. Founded in 1997, NPLF has raised more than $64 million to advance the impact and reach of NPL programs and initiatives. For more information, please visit nplf.org.

 NPLF is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff. We will honor your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. 

Position Overview

The Donor and Communications Coordinator will provide support to the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Director of Community Giving to implement and activate marketing and development strategies to expand the Foundation’s donor and volunteer base and increase awareness of the work of the Library and Foundation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing to create and implement
    messages across digital channels
  • Track engagement metrics to inform data-driven decisions
  • Manage constituent audiences
  • Create and implement social media campaigns
  • Assist with the development and implementation of targeted giving campaigns
  • Organize and select images from the media library
  • Survey and research strategies for promoting planned giving, advocacy, and donor retention 


  • Manage website CMS activities and news articles
  • Review and report metrics
  • Update events calendar

Donor Engagement & Communications

  • Implement individual donor stewardship plans
  • Project management support
  • Oversee digital and print community appeal mailings
  • Assist with reviewing and segmenting individual donor lists for appeals 


  • Collaborate with the Director of Community Giving to execute an advocacy plan to drive community engagement with local government
  • Create news updates and communications with NPL Ambassadors
  • Support the Director of Community Giving with advocacy meetings and events, including attending Metro Council meetings with NPL Ambassadors

Provide a social media toolkit for NPL Ambassadors


Experience, Abilities, and Skills:

  • BA preferred with a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in an area related to marketing and communications and nonprofit development.
  • Exceptional skills in the areas of organization, attention to detail, time management, and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent reading, writing, and grammar skills
  • Ability to take initiative with projects to work both independently and collaboratively with staff and volunteers
  • Excellent skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, social media platforms, Canva, and MailChimp
  • Preferred knowledge of Google Analytics and WordPress

Additional Information


Full-time with benefits

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@nplf.org.  Applications are accepted until October 31, 2023.


  • Date Posted: October 6, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 11/13/2023
  • Salary Range: $48,000-$55,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk