Phelps County Regional Medical Center Communications & Donor Relations Specialist in Rolla, Missouri

The Communications and Donor Relations Specialist creates content that helps donors and prospective donors connect to and understand the mission of the Foundation, and the impact of their donations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Content Development and Design

  • Manage the content (graphic design, photography and copy), development, production and maintenance of Foundation collateral, both print and electronic, including: quarterly magazine, annual report, employee giving, special event mailings, website and social media.

Donor Relations

  • Develops, manages and stewards the Guardian Angel program

  • Work with Donor Relations Officer to maintain Donor Walls and Named Space Signage

  • Support internal and external Community Fundraising activities; serves as Fund Administrator liaison with key Foundation and Accounting staff, as assigned

Campaign Management

  • Develop and execute annual Direct Mail campaign and fundraising goals

  • Manage Direct Mail budget


  • Supports Foundation activities, events and special projects, as assigned .


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, marketing, nonprofit management or related degree required.

  • Master’s degree in communications, business, marketing, nonprofit management or related degree required.

  • Ability to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.

Minimum Work Experience

  • 3-5 years public relations, marketing, business, communications, or nonprofit management experience required.

  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, & Illustrator experience required. Blackbaud Raisers Edge experience preferred.

  • Prefer prior experience in nonprofit or health care fundraising.

  • Computer knowledge and experience is essential as well as a willingness to learn new computer skills, and experience with databases would be beneficial.

Certification/Licenses Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge certification preferred. CRFE certification preferred.

Mental/Physical Requirements Considerable mental concentration required to complete largely variable duties. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines with frequent interruptions. Standing, sitting and walking required. Light lifting 10 lbs. required.

Working Conditions Standard office conditions; clean, well-lighted, climate controlled area.