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Communications Specialist

NH Children's Trust


The mission of the New Hampshire Children’s Trust (NHCT) is to ensure safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children by educating, advocating, and collaborating. We envision a New Hampshire where all children grow up free from abuse and neglect.

We have grown rapidly in the past 3 years with revenues exceeding $5m and a dedicated staff of 12.

Scope and Function:

The Communications Specialist manages the development and execution of enterprise communications including internal associate communications, external business communications and all social media communications, including community partner messaging.

The ideal candidate is a motivated, outgoing, creative and proactive professional with experience designing and creating both digital and analog marketing products in a collaborative environment. This is a high energy role which is best filled by a candidate who is always learning new things, possesses great intellectual curiosity, and wants to make a difference in the life of children and families.

This position collaborates with both internal NHCT staff members and external partners to help meet the goals and objectives of the Community Relations Team, while adhering to NHCT’s branding guidelines.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) for role:

  • Self-motivation and ability to plan and execute projects without constant supervision
  • Ability to work well with others and function as a collaborative team member
  • Ability to take direction, critique and direct thoughts from internal and external clients toward the goal of creating an outstanding final project
  • Familiarity using Google Analytics and other analytical tools to enhance social media messaging
  • Demonstrable proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint
  • Experienced in graphic design software such as InDesign and other Adobe Creative tools, Photoshop, Canva, video production programs (using a digital camera or mobile device), and/or interactive media
  • Demonstrated experience using social media and the development of web content
  • Strong business writing, editing, and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills, with a respectful and positive demeanor
  • Must be well organized and able to manage multiple priorities and short deadlines
  • Proficient with social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. and social media publishing software including Hootsuite
  • Knowledgeable about the Wix website platform

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, commercial arts, or a related field required
  • 3-5 years general graphic design experience, with a preference for someone who has been part of an integrated communications team

Physical Work Requirements:

  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Seated positions
  • Standing positions
  • Reaching
  • Lifting
  • Conveying/Carrying (may need to move boxes or stacks of marketing materials)
  • Grasping
  • Fine motor for typing and computer work
  • Ability to communicate with others- hear, speak
  • Visual acuity to determine work completion, correctness, and color values

Creating Marketing Materials

  • Design and production of marketing brochures, pamphlets, program booklets, social media tiles, and community event fliers and program booklets, as needed
  • Communications implementation – initial design, drafts, and communications execution (print collateral, website, social media, email, newsletters, and other channels)
  • Design of Community partner communications that help drive engagement
  • Support all fundraising and development efforts with formatting of communications and companion materials
  • Support development of training materials to maintain consistent principles of design and branding

Website Maintenance

  • Maintaining NHCT website, monitoring for issues, bugs, and typos
  • Posting materials, photos, videos and updates to our website

Social Media

  • Social media matrix planning with Internal and External Communications
  • Create/Assist in social media messaging and execute a broad social media strategy
  • Monitoring post interactions and analytics and providing recommendations for posts and SEO
How to Apply:

Please submit resume, cover letter, and two to three design samples or online portfolio to HR at


New Hampshire Children’s Trust recognizes the value of qualified, competent, and committed employees in order to meet the organization’s goals and objectives. It is New Hampshire Children’s Trust’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment and not to discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, sexual orientation or marital status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, and any or all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Salary Type: Hourly
Salary Minimum: 0.00
Salary Maximum 0.00
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Date Added: July 18, 2022

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