Soft Landing Missoula is hiring!

We are hiring a full time Outreach and Communications Manager! Check out the job description below and please feel free to share!

Soft Landing Missoula

(a fiscally sponsored project of Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs)

Outreach and Communications Manager

30 hours a week (negotiable), $18-20  / hour DOE

The Outreach and Communications Manager will join Soft Landing Missoula’s dynamic non-profit organization as a team player, focusing on leading organizational storytelling and outreach and supporting fundraising efforts and events. They will work in a fast-paced, interactive office environment to help Soft Landing enhance its ability to serve a growing number of resettled refugees and immigrants, and continue to increase Missoula’s capacity to be a welcoming community. 

This position is flexible, but primary hours need to be in office and spread across the work week. Occasional night and weekend hours required.

Benefit Package Includes: SLM is committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance and we offer a generous benefits package for full time employees (30+ hrs/wk) Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance premiums are covered for the employee. In addition, SLM offers 20 paid vacation days each year, 10 paid sick days per year and 12 paid holidays. SLM will offer 6 weeks of paid family leave to full time employees welcoming a new family member who have been employed for at least one year.

About Soft Landing Missoula:

Our vision is to help Missoula be a welcoming, supportive and informed community that can assist refugees to integrate and thrive. Soft Landing Missoula operates under Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing fiscal sponsorship.

The Outreach and Communications Manager will:

  • Be a key player in the “voice” of Soft Landing Missoula and the stories we tell.

  • Work collaboratively with other staff on fundraising, friendraising, outreach, and education projects and assignments as needed. 

  • Create a marketing and social media plan that dovetails with Soft Landing’s annual fundraising plan to strengthen financial sustainability and advance community education and outreach.

  • Take the lead on the coordination and organization of small and large events as assigned. 

  • Manage and implement a communications calendar with at least 2 weekly social media posts, including content creation in partnership with staff and awareness of major holidays/themes/events.

  • Manage social media comments and community building.

  • Provide website support for both Soft Landing Missoula and United We Eat.

  • Provide graphic design support for Soft Landing Missoula and United We Eat.

  • Contribute to the creation and management of marketing and fundraising materials such as brochures, infographics, impact reports, appeals/thank yous, and merchandise. 

  • Maintain and update mailing lists in MailChimp and assist with the development of email marketing content for outreach and fundraising purposes.

  • Assist with coordinating and delivering on sponsorship recognition and reporting for special events.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A sense of humor and an adventurous spirit

  • Discretion and confidentiality with respect to Soft Landing clients and supporters

  • Experience with ethics of storytelling

  • Ability to work as a team and independently on a diverse set of goals and projects

  • Commitment to kindness, confidentiality, and accuracy of sensitive records

  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. 

  • Organized with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite

  • Experience with Mailchimp

  • Graphic design and website experience

  • Social media and marketing experience

  • Event planning experience

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to

We will begin interviews in early January in hopes of a start date in early February or before.