Marketing and Constituent Engagement Coordinator

MEDA , Canada
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Job Summary

Job Description

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) invites applications for a Marketing & Constituent Engagement Coordinator to join our dedicated and talented MEDA team in our mission to create business solutions to poverty!

MEDA’s work is built on a foundation of Mennonite business roots and faith-based values, within the global context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We believe business solutions are effective interventions to address poverty. Through a market-systems approach and strategic partnerships, MEDA enables access to finance and provides business and technical expertise to build transformative agri-food market systems that create decent jobs, allowing traditionally excluded groups to become active participants in a sustainable economy. MEDA welcomes all who share our values and want to join us in our mission. To find out more about MEDA, please visit our website at

Position Summary

The Marketing & Constituent Engagement team exists to offer our constituents (aka members) opportunities to explore and journey with others as they strive to live out what it means to be “faithful in daily work” – that intersection between faith and business – or bridging from Sunday to Monday.

A primary focus is to create and offer constituents meaningful ways to participate with MEDA’s mission – to help them grow in their philanthropy and effectively express and transmit their philanthropic values to their next generation and the world in need.

The Marketing and Constituent Engagement Coordinator will provide support to the Marketing & Development team in the areas of constituent engagement, marketing, and stewardship, lending support and expertise to special events and event promotion. The Coordinator, Marketing and Constituent Engagement would also be responsible for maintaining and executing deliverables related to the stewardship strategy – ensuring donors remain engaged with MEDA’s work and understand the impact of their support. This person sets a tone of warmth, positivity, and caring for all people connecting with MEDA.

job Status: Full-time
Start Date: August 2021
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania or Waterloo, Ontario

Constituent Engagement (50%)

Assist the Manager, Constituent Engagement with the planning and coordination for MEDA’s annual Convention. Including but not limited to:
Email marketing
Creation and distribution of constituent and sponsor event surveys
Tool kit creation and assembly
Pitch Competition promotion and logistics
Week of event support
Church Engagement
Work in conjunction with the Manager, Constituent Engagement to develop programming and materials to promote MEDA to church congregations
Develop relations with existing and new churches
Update church contacts in the database
College Engagement
Work in conjunction with the Manager, Constituent Engagement to develop programming and materials to promote MEDA to colleges and universities
Develop relationships with existing and new colleges and universities
Update college and university contacts in the database
Marketing (50%)

Multi-channel Marketing - Stewardship

Work in conjunction with the Data & Stewardship team to ensure current processes are documented, up to date and being implemented
Responsible to update and maintain the stewardship matrix
reviewed annually with the Resource Development and Data and Stewardship team

Create and maintain a shared stewardship calendar which tracks outlines, deliverables, and deadlines for all on-going stewardship initiatives

Responsible for ensuring stewardship deadlines and deliverables are met

Create new stewardship opportunities as required

Responsible for implementing and maintaining a monthly donor stewardship program

Event Marketing

Develop promotional messaging and marketing plans in conjunction with Director, Marketing and Constituent Engagement for special events
Work in conjunction with the Constituent Engagement coordinator to ensure deliverables related to email marketing for events are met
Work in conjunction with Communications Coordinator to develop social media content related to special events, donor acquisition and donor appreciation
Any other duties and/or requirements as assigned


Education: University degree in business, marketing or related field

Experience: Minimum two years’ work experience in event planning or marketing

Additional Qualifications:

Appreciation and support of MEDA’s mission, vision and values
Understanding and appreciation of business principles, international development and MEDA’s approach of creating business solutions to poverty
Familiarity with bi and multi-lateral governmental agencies, donors, non-governmental organizations and other development agencies
Strong team building, relational, interpersonal and communication abilities and skills communication and interpersonal skills
Must be able to manage competing priorities, communicate with various project stakeholders, and independently meet deadlines
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Independent, motivated and self-directed
MEDA is an equal opportunity employer and accommodations are available during all phases of the recruitment process. We ask that any applicants requiring accommodation make their needs known in advance.