Compeer promotes good mental health through meaningful friendships. Compeer was founded in 1973 and has become a model program as identified by the National Institute of Mental Health. Today Compeer Buffalo serves as the international headquarters for Compeer, supporting nearly 50 locations across the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia.
Compeer Buffalo operates four core programs, each focusing on friendship and supportive relationships to encourage mental wellness. These include one-on-one volunteer mentoring, group mentoring activities, school-based mentoring, and Mental Health First Aid training.
The Compeer model of one-to-one support is an evidenced based program that was recognized in 2007 by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – a branch of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – as an evidenced based program under the National Registry of Evidenced based Programs and Practices (NREPP).
Director of Marketing & Development
Compeer of Greater Buffalo is looking for a highly successful, experienced Director of Marketing & Development to join our passionate team.The Director of Marketing and Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Compeer’s marketing and fundraising activities including, special events, social media and cultivating corporate support. The Director will work closely with the CEO, the Board of Directors and key leadership staff in all marketing and development endeavors.
The ideal candidate will have long term, measurable success in all of the below areas:
- Experience and success in Public Relations
- Digital Media including all social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
- Media Relations
- Website (Word Press preferred)
- Demonstrated special event management and execution
Updated: November 15, 2019