YMCA Camp Belknap (“Belknap”) is one of the oldest all-boys summer resident camps in the country. Founded in 1903 it is an independent non-profit organization affiliated with the national YMCA. Belknap is known for its nationally recognized leadership program, its meticulously maintained physical plant and the development of boys and young men. Belknap employees enjoy being role models by leading by example with kindness, helpfulness, integrity, cultural awareness and joy. Belknap serves 300 boys ages 8-16 and 100staff at a time. In addition to its core summer programming, Belknap offers both spring and fall programming. Approximately 1,800 campers, adults and families annually enjoy its property located on the shores of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire.
The Communications Manager, a member of the 12-person year-round team, is responsible for managing Camp Belknap’s communications. Supporting Belknap in Registration, Alumni Relations and Development matters and being a key contributor to communicating YMCA Camp Belknap’s mission and values, the Communications Manager will strive to keep the community engaged in Belknap’s mission, vision and outstanding programs. In addition, to being a willing steward of Belknap’s mission and vision, the ideal candidate will consistently model the following traits: positivity, creativity, trustworthiness, respect for others, kindness, helpfulness, self-confidence, and a strong sense of personal responsibility.
Living on campus a minimum of April 15 through October 15th, with excellent benefits, the ideal candidate will have:
• Strong communication and organizational skills • Value leadership development and the opportunity for collaborative interactions with staff and campers
• Knowledge of donor management software; Salesforce CRM preferred • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • High Level of skill in the MS Office Suite; Word, Excel and PowerPoint • Self motivated with the ability to multi-task and work in summer camp environment • Understanding of summer camps and ideally YMCA Camp Belknap • Preferred 2 years’ work experience in a corporate or non-profit setting • College degree • Strong character development • Sense of humor