Community Engagement Manager, Southeast (SE)

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh
Employment Type
Full Time
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted Date

Hours per week:  35 (Full-time) 

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Establish and manage relationships with diocesan and parish leaders, other CRS partners in the SE, leaders of audiences including high schools, colleges/universities, Hispanic constituencies, and the extended Catholic, ecumenical, and interfaith community, as guided by CRS Partnership Principles for the purposes of identifying, recruiting, retaining, and training CRS chapter members and leaders in support of CRS issue-based campaigns.
  • Identify and recruit constituents to participate in issue-based campaigns and CRS Chapters through prospecting using a variety of methods including, CRM (Customer Relationship Management) reports, marketing and advertising, networking and regular communication touchpoints.
  • Conduct presentations, trainings, workshops, courses, and retreats for CRS chapter leaders and chapter networks to build chapter participants’ capacity to engage in CRS issue-based campaign activities.
  • Assess training modules and campaign content and action materials and provide feedback for improvement and adjustments to M2 staff, including National Advisor, Campaign Content and Action team, and Strategy and Operations team.  
  • Closely monitor the recruitment and retention of chapter leaders and members to ensure alignment with strategy and goals.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social justice, social work/advocacy, non-profit management, business, pastoral ministry, or related fields or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum three years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Superior interpersonal, communications, and organizational skills .
  • Demonstrated ability to implement comprehensive training curricula, facilitation ad representation skills.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Flexibility with work hours as needed.
  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated relationship management skills.
  • Knowledge of international issues, particularly related to the developing world.
  • Knowledge of Catholic social teaching and its practical application, contemporary Catholic Church issues and trends; knowledge of the structure of the Catholic Church in the U.S. and demonstrated ability to work within its culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with clergy, religious and lay leadership within the Catholic Church, as well as leadership in other Catholic institutions, organizations, and agencies.
  • Spanish proficiency a plus.
  • When travel resumes, must be willing and able to travel up to 30% within the Southeast and 10% in the US, and on occasion, internationally.

Position Start Date: 02/24/22