Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Unrealistic Expectations

We’re back with a new Nonprofit Communications Confidential! This week we’ll take a look at the completely unrealistic expectations your boss puts on you. It’s enough to drive you to drink! Here are a few workload frustrations you shared with us: My boss never considers my workload when assigning a new task. Also, she assigns tasks by…

Nonprofit Communications Confidential – Healthy Relationships

As part of our new addition to our Day in the Life Series, Nonprofit Communications Confidential, we have been asking nonprofit communicators to share their frustrations and struggles at work with us. We’ve gotten some hilarious (and heart-breaking) responses from those of you who are trying your best to make the world a better place,…

November Photo Challenge for Nonprofit Communications Pros #NPCommPix

#NpCommPix is back in November!   We co-host this fun photo-a-day challenge with BC/DC Ideas and encourage anyone who works in nonprofit communications (nonprofit staff, volunteers, consultants, whoever!) to play along. We play mostly on Instagram and Twitter, but you can post wherever you’d like. Just let the word of the day inspire you, post…

Nonprofit Communications Confidential: Receptionists

Receptionists can be a lifeline for your organization. They can have many responsibilities, including being the heartbeat of the office and the first person clients or supporters talk to, leaving them with a wonderful first impression. Or not. You might also find yourself in this situation, shared with us by a nonprofit communicator through our newest…

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Katie Houston

Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. We’d love to hear from you too! Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. ~Kristina Katie Houston is Marketing & PR Coordinator at…