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BODINE SCHOOL- DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

BEST BUDDIES TN- PROGRAM MANAGER, SCHOOL FRIENDSHIP

SOULSVILLE FOUNDATION- DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

tnACHIEVES- tnACHIEVES REGIONAL COORDINATOR

KEMMONS WILSON FAMILY FOUNDATION- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM- DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

MEMPHIS AREA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

GRACE HOUSE OF MEMPHIS- RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR

WKNO- MARKETING MANAGER

THE BADDOUR CENTER- DONOR RELATIONS

THE BADDOUR CENTER- COMMUNICATIONS

WOMEN'S FOUNDATION FOR A GREATER MEMPHIS - EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

SALVATION ARMY- ASSOCIATE PLANNED GIVING DIRECTOR

UNITED HOUSING, INC- DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS

SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERANCY- RETAIL MANAGER/MERCHANDISER

COLLAGE DANCE COLLECTIVE- DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

COLLAGE DANCE COLLECTIVE- ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

MARCH OF DIMES -EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MARKET DEVELOPMENT

 

 


BODINE SCHOOL
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

 

Posted Date: JUNE 20, 2016

 

Brief Description

Bodine School seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Director of Development. The Director of Development oversees all annual giving, fundraising, grants, donor and alumni relations, & parent cultivation. S/he will bring a strategic mind and strong leadership to not only fundraising but ways in which the unique and important mission of Bodine School can play a heightened role in the educational and philanthropic conversation of the greater Memphis community.

 

Responsibilities

The Director of Development is responsible for designing a comprehensive fundraising plan to achieve the school’s short and long term financial goals. This includes but is not limited to special events, donor cultivation, evolving knowledge of the Memphis market, creating strategies and timelines, managing a budget, continuing proven practices while identifying and pursuing new opportunities for the advancement of the school.  This position reports directly to the Head of School.

 

Qualification

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with independent school fundraising is preferred, but other experience in the field of development and fundraising will be considered
  • Strong knowledge of the Memphis market and its philanthropic history and opportunities
  • Superior organizational, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills / a self-starter
  • A passion for serving children

 

To Apply


Please send inquires and resumes to the Head of School Mr. John Murphy at jmurphy@bodineschool.org
(901) 754-1800 ext. 305

 

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BEST BUDDIES TN
PROGRAM MANGER, SCHOOL FRIENDSHIP

 

Posted Date: JUNE 20, 2016

 

Brief Description

The PM for school friendship programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters.  Key responsibilities include: Recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); Working with faculty, campus, and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.

 

Responsibilities

  • PROGRAMS
  • Recruiting, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and mentoring student and faculty/host site volunteers to lead successful school-based chapters.
  • Overseeing all day-to-day operations of chapters in region and providing ongoing support to all volunteers by meeting regularly with chapter leadership and attending chapter activities.
  • Overseeing student leaders and advisors as they manage recruitment, chapter meetings, group outings, chapter development, and matching/evaluation process.
  • Ensuring that all chapters effectively engage at least one student leader with IDD.
  • Evaluating existing chapters and selecting new schools/potential host sites as needed.
  • Working with supervisor to perform annual assessment of program.
  • Working with supervisor to meet all goals and deliverables as required in foundation and/or government contracts.
  • Participating in monthly programmatic calls.
  • Communicating with participants’ parents as needed to discuss the quality of their children’s experiences and provide information about state and chapter activities.
  • Assisting and/or leading the development and implementation of local volunteer trainings, Best Buddies International Leadership Conference (LC), and other programmatic events as assigned.
  • Promoting the e-Buddies program to people with IDD.
  • Using Adceio, Microsoft Outlook, social media, and BBO appropriately to communicate with participants and the community.
  • MARKETING/FUND DEVELOPMENT
  • Working with supervisor(s) on fundraising events as directed.
  • Providing referrals regarding potential donors/supporters/committee or board members/etc.  to    supervisor(s) as appropriate.
  • Supporting chapters as they seek donations and support from their local communities.
  • Working with state director and/or supervisor to increase awareness of Best Buddies through local marketing, public speaking, and media initiatives.
  • Contributing content and images for updates to state website.
  • Engaging program participants and/or leading Best Buddies Day/Month activities.
  • Providing information as necessary for state grant/foundation/funding proposals.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE
  • Completing required reports in a timely and organized manner, including but not limited to monthly reports, midyear reports, end year reports, and annual reviews.
  •  Ensuring that personal reimbursements and vendor payments are properly coded and completed in a timely manner.
  • Overseeing timely collection of participant application information, and using fundraising database and BBO system effectively and appropriately to manage contacts.
  • Overseeing timely collection of chapter dues

 

Qualification

  • Must be comfortable engaging with people with IDD.
  • Have experience recruiting, managing, and motivating volunteers.
  • Must be adaptable and able to quickly and effectively develop and balance multiple relationships,   and get results from a variety of people.
  • Have basic presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Have basic project and time management skills.
  • Exhibit strong written communication skills.
  • Exhibit strong initiative, drive for results, and self-assessment skills.
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Have the Basic understanding of social media and familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • Must be comfortable working with youth and adults.
  • Must be willing and able to travel frequently, use personal cell phone, and work evenings and weekends as necessary in order to accomplish job responsibilities.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or minimum four years’ relevant experience.
  • Access to an automobile with applicable insurance.

 

To Apply


Please e-mail resume and cover letter to tennessee@bestbuddies.org.

 

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SOULSVILLE FOUNDATION
DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

This position works with and supports the Director of Development in raising funds for and marketing Soulsville Foundation. The Development Associate will help to plan, produce, and manage all aspects of the Foundation’s special events, assist with the cultivation and stewardship of donors including maintaining donor trust and confidentiality, effective communications, social media engagement, etc.  Additionally, the successful candidate will provide some administrative support for both the CEO and the Director of Human Resources and Finance.

 

Responsibilities

Fundraising

  1. Assist with creating and maintaining annual fundraising calendar.
  2. Research potential funders for specific initiatives. Provide ongoing lists of foundations, corporations and individual prospects.
  3. Support the Director of Development in the solicitation of individuals, corporations, foundations and other groups.
  4. Maintain timely and consistent contact with donors and potential donors in order to establish, sustain and enhance positive relationships leading to an initial gift, repeated gifts and upgraded gifts.  Monitor the management and communication process of potential donors through the giving pipeline.
  5. Assist with coordinating and executing production and delivery of fundraising appeal letters, gift acknowledgements and other communications.
  6. Assemble media and donor kits for events and meetings.
  7. Assist with the development of fundraising proposals.

Special Events

  1. Work with marketing team to maintain events calendar for all entities of Soulsville Foundation.  
  2. Manage the implementation and logistics of Soulsville Foundation fundraising and donor stewardship/cultivation events.
  3. Assist with securing corporate sponsorship for events via proposals and grant requests as needed. 
  4. Solicit in-kind goods and services as needed.
  5. Work with Director of Development and Director of Communications to ensure event promotional goals are implemented. 
  6. Recruit and manage volunteers for events.
  7. Screen requests from Business and Community groups requesting permission to do a Soulsville Foundation fundraiser 
  8. Schedule and document post event de-briefings.  

Stewardship:

  1. Responsible for assisting Director with gift follow-up and next steps.
  2. Responsible for expanding the circle of support by helping to organize the Board of Directors and other volunteers in meaningful ways. 
  3. Monitor Foundation compliance with donor gift intent. 

Grant Writing

  1. Maintain comprehensive schedule of grant opportunities, deadlines, follow-up activities and reporting requirements for grants received.
  2. Work collaboratively with Director of Development and program directors to prepare quality grant requests.

 

Qualification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelors degree in marketing, communications, business administration or related field.
  2. Working knowledge of special events and fundraising for organizations.
  3. Knowledge of grant writing process and some experience writing grant proposals.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Excellent communication skills, including writing, proofing and public speaking.
  2. Ability to handle multiple projects and work assignments from a variety of staff members and volunteers.
  3. A strong sense of protocol, tact, and diplomacy. Ability to work well with a variety of people and personalities. Willingness to take and utilize constructive feedback.
  4. Knowledge of various social media platforms.
  5. Computer skills (Microsoft products, MS Word, MS Excel. PowerPoint and Bloomerang desirable). 
  6. Capable of working with professional and lay volunteers and staff with sufficient maturity, judgment, confidence and poise.
  7. Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  8. Ability to work with little or no supervision in a dynamic environment.
  9. Ability and willingness to work irregular hours.

 

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to developmentassociate@soulsvillefoundation.org

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling and as-needed basis.

 

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tnACHIEVES
tnACHIEVES REGIONAL COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Serves as one of six regional coordinators across the state for tnAchieves, a scholarship and mentoring program that works with students, parents, mentors, high school guidance counselors, and various community and technical college representatives. Coordinates all efforts in assigned region related to college access, including student and mentor recruitment.  Communicates directly with students, parents, and guidance counselors to ensure a successful transition from high school to college. Handles logistics for team meetings as well as FAFSA days.  tnAchieves serves as the partnering organization to Tennessee Promise in 85 counties.  This position will serve Shelby County. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain databases relevant to region
  • Coordinate correspondence with high school students and parents
  • Prepare team meeting packets
  • Conduct team meetings at each high school
  • Attend college fairs, financial aid nights and senior meetings
  • Coordinate community service efforts
  • Provide accurate reporting of metrics
  • Serve as public advocate for program and raise awareness with community at large
  • Process confidential and non-routine information
  • Assist with mentor recruiting and trainings
  • Assist with student/mentor pairing
  • Assist with FAFSA Days

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Previous non-profit, higher education or volunteer coordination experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of higher education and barriers to higher education for underserved populations
  • Comprehension of financial aid processes
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Willingness to travel across the state when necessary
  • Preference given to individuals with non-profit or higher education experience

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Number of applicants/percentage from high school
  • Percentage of target students (first generation and low income)
  • Number of applicants who FAFSA file
  • Percentage of applicants who enter college (both community college and other)
  • Percentage of students completing community service requirements

 

To Apply

Salary ranges $30,000-33,000 based on experience.
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to maegan@tnachieves.org.

 


KEMMONS WILSON FAMILY FOUNDATION
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Programs this position provides administrative and secretarial support for the entire office and all positions.  In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, performs duties such as financial record keeping, payroll, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. Also, answers non-routine correspondence and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload, recommends changes in office practices or procedures.

 

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Schedules and organizes complex activities such as meetings, travel, conferences and department activities for all members of the department.
  2. Performs desktop publishing. Creates and develops visual presentations for the vice president.
  3. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system for all staff members within the office. Retrieves information from files when needed. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates library of trade journals and magazines.
  4. Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls.
  5. Sorts and distributes mail. Opens mail for all staff as needed and organizing priority of attention. Drafts written responses or replies by phone or e-mail when necessary. Responds to regularly occurring requests for information
  6. Answers phones for the office. Takes messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions. Works in cooperation with other system development assistants to cover phones.
  7. Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as CEOs, presidents, senior vice presidents and chiefs. Handles confidential and non-routine information and explains policies when necessary.
  8. Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects. Acts as project manager for special projects, at the request of the vice president, which may include: planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, coordinating direct mailings.
  9. Types and designs general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes. Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
  10. Keeps office supplies regularly stocked and helps set up and restore office spaces to original state before and after events
  11. Attends and takes notes at meetings as directed by office members.

Competencies
1. Technical Capacity.
2. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
3. Thoroughness.
4. Collaboration Skills.
5. Communication Proficiency.
6. Flexibility.

 

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, e-filing, web services.

Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Travel
Modest travel is required to stock office supplies and accomplish duties as assigned by other staff.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma.
  2. One year of administrative experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Associate’s degree.
  2. Two years of related experience.

 

To Apply

Email resume to ecates@kwilson.com.

 

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NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Director of Operations is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Museum operation.  The Director is responsible for ensuring that guests to the Museum have a quality experience by demonstrating excellent customer service throughout the Museum, maintaining the facilities, its exhibits, and providing an enjoyable retail experience.  The Director of Operations is responsible for managing administrative staff, both exempt and non-exempt, to deliver on the Museum’s mission. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the President and serves as a member of the senior management team
  • Works in collaboration with other members of the senior management team to set the strategic direction for the Museum
  • Manages operational staff, which includes hiring, setting work/performance objectives, evaluating performance, coaching and counseling as necessary
  • Directly identifies and manages the contracts and associated staff for Security, Housekeeping and other Maintenance Associates
  • Creates and maintains the effectiveness of the operation of the Museum by ensuring that the programming and exhibits are timely, customer focused and tied to the mission of the organization
  • Develops and manages the budget associated with the areas of Museum operations, including staff development, supplies, equipment and facilities
  • Works with the Director of Partnerships and Compliance to ensure the Museum is in compliance with the State of Tennessee on operations and reporting, as well as regulations regarding OSHA, safety and operational functions

OTHER FUNCTIONS
The Director of Operations performs additional functions (essential or otherwise), which may be assigned from time to time. The position may require work on weekends, nights, and holidays to accommodate facility programming and utilization.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL / SOCIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires the ability to operate general office equipment and occasionally move various office items weighing approximately 15 lbs or less
  • Must exhibit strong people skills and be comfortable interacting with the general public
  • While the majority of the work is performed inside, some outdoor work is required during various Museum-related functions
  • Requires strong written and verbal communication skills in addition to critical thinking and the ability to be decisive

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Museum Operations, Business Management or Retail/Merchandising Management with five (5) years or more experience in Museum or operational management
  • Demonstrated experience in operational budgets, supervision of employees, strategic planning and implementation and the ability to make significant management decisions
  • Proven experience in vendor relations/management and familiarity with contracts
  • Requires excellent administrative, organizational, planning and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to use the Microsoft Suite of software
  • Must possess a valid State Drivers’ License and operate a vehicle

 

To Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 1, 2016.

Please email a resume and cover letter to Tee Jones, CFO at tjones@civilrightsmuseum.org.

Reference position title in the subject line and ensure name and contact information are provided.

 


MEMPHIS AREA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Full‐time administrative assistant to provide support to the Accounting Manager, Education Manager, Governmental Affairs Director and IT Manager.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of current contact information for committees
  • Basic bookkeeping experience
  • Process fundraising pledges
  • Prepare and send meeting packets to board members and committees
  • Answer and field questions from consumers and members
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of special events, campaigns and workshops
  • Set up for meetings and courses
  • Proactively prepare for upcoming programs and meetings
  • Good judgement on prioritizing projects and multi‐tasking
  • Willingness to collaborate
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to an ever changing environment
  • Commitment to support the mission of the organization

 

Qualification

  • Two to three years of experience in a deadline‐oriented executive environment.
  • College degree

 

To Apply

Interested applicants: Send cover letter and resume to Melanie Blakeney at
melanie.blakeney@maar.org by Friday, June 17th.

 


GRACE HOUSE OF MEMPHIS
RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Treating women with Alcohol, Drug, and Co-occurring Disorders in a home-like setting.

 

Responsibilities

  • Deliver counseling and group services to women with alcohol, drugs, and co-occurring mental disorders in a structured treatment program (ASAM Level III.5 & III.3), in a home-like setting.
  • Provide case management to special needs and homeless population.
  • Be responsible for helping to overseeing the needs of the residential facility.
  • Monitor clients and assist in day to day operations of the house.
  • Reports and Recordkeeping

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social science field, Master’s degree in a social science field required.
  • LADAC or other related license preferred.
  • Experience working with addiction, co-occurring population, criminal justice population in a 12 Step based program
  • Prefer experience in a home-like residential setting.
  • A working knowledge of the 12 Steps.  Prefer a LADAC or a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • If in recovery, a minimum of 5 years continuous sobriety.  
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal, written and computer skills.  Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Internet use.
  • Motivated to carry out directives with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of community resources and case management experience.
  • Understand and practice various therapeutic approaches to counseling and case management.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care, and therapeutic community.
  • A positive, professional demeanor and maturity; the ability to deal with clients, the public and co-workers; exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Submit a criminal background check, and must not currently be under supervision of the courts.

 

To Apply

Please email or fax a current resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and list of 3 professional references to: 
Veronica Brown:  veronicabrown@gracehouseofmemphis.org
or fax to:  901-722-9023

 

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WKNO
MARKETING MANAGER

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Maximize sponsorship revenue and act as a representative for WKNO-TV and WKNO-FM to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships with area businesses, foundations and individuals.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and aggressively pursue sponsorships (new, renewing and increasing) for WKNO-TV and WKNO-FM programming, digital media and special events.
  • Maintains a personal portfolio of underwriting clients.
  • Develop, maintain and nurture relationships with current and prospective sponsors.
  • Use research effectively to develop marketing and presentation strategy including sales packages, support materials and pricing structures.
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of sponsorship spots to ensure that spots are consistent with appropriate guidelines.
  • Monitor that sponsorship efforts are on target and are reported to the Development    
  •  Director in a timely and regular manner.
  • Work cooperatively with others to further the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by the Development Director.

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years demonstrated successful experience in fundraising or sales with proven leadership abilities.
  • High energy level self-starter who is comfortable with face to face selling and cold call selling.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to details.
  • Excellent writing, verbal communications and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of audience research.
  • Excellent public relations skills.
  • Supervisory or management experience required.
  • Established contacts in business and non-profit organizations.
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals.
  • Broadcast sales experience desired; Public Broadcasting experience preferred.

 

To Apply

Deb Smith, Executive Asst.
WKNO-TV/FM
7151 Cherry Farms Road
Cordova, TN  38016

dsmith@wkno.org

 


THE BADDOUR CENTER
DONOR RELATIONS

 

Posted Date: JUNE 6, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Baddour Center is seeking someone to build new relationships and grow existing relationships with people, with the intent to cultivate and strengthen them as donors.  

 

Responsibilities

  • As part of the Advancement Team, specific job duties include: creating and successfully implementing strategies that increase and secure financial support for the Center;
  • Maintaining constant contact with donors through visits, calls, and messages;
  • Working internally to identify needs and connecting to and soliciting external partners whom can potentially meet those needs;
  • Setting and achieving contact and fundraising goals. 
  • Previous fundraising experience is preferred; will also consider outside sales experience. 

 

Qualification

  • Successful candidates possess a big personality;
  • Communicate effectively and clearly with people at different levels; understand the value of relationships and networks;
  • and are “politely aggressive.” 
  • Ideally, this person will work on a part-time basis, though we will consider full-time if the right situation presents itself. 
  • This is your opportunity to shine and share in a unique program in Northwest Mississippi for people with intellectual disabilities. 

 

To Apply

Interested persons should forward a resume to humanresources@baddour.org.

The Baddour Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

 


THE BADDOUR CENTER
COMMUNICATIONS

 

Posted Date: JUNE 6, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Baddour Center is seeking a full-time person to develop and coordinate its Communications strategies.

 

Responsibilities

  • As part of the Advancement Team, specific job duties include: creating, writing, formatting, and producing agency-published print and multi-media content, including press releases, print and digital newsletters, digital messaging, and videos;
  • Reviewing and updating the agency website;
  • Taking photos of residents, employees, and events;
  • Maintaining social media platforms; and creating multi-medium collateral for various events and presentations.
  • Experience in Microsoft and Adobe software packages is preferred. 
  • Experience in videography and public-speaking is a plus, as is having successfully coordinated a social media/marketing campaign.

 

Qualification

  • Successful candidates possess a big personality; are high-energy and creative and can offer fresh approaches;
  • Are social media savvy, willing to learn, able to work independently, and willing to dig for the story.
  • Lack of experience should not deter interested persons from sharing the great news about a unique program in Northwest Mississippi for people with intellectual disabilities. 

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should forward a 1-2 minute video to humanresources@baddour.org. The video should contain 1) an introduction 2) a short summary of education and experience and 3) communicate the candidate’s strengths.  Successful candidates will be asked to forward a resume.

The Baddour Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

                                      


WOMEN'S FOUNDATION FOR A GREATER MEMPHIS
EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Posted Date: JUNE 6, 2016

 

Brief Description

Responsible for administrative activities in support of the Executive Director and Development Director.

 

Responsibilities

Administrative Support: proactively manage the calendar and conduct timely follow-up all scheduling communication for the Executive Director.

  • Coordinate all business travel arrangements for Executive Director, including preparing expense reporting responsibilities.
  • Answer and direct phone calls Field inquiries about the Foundation and direct specific request as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the directors daily administrative activities including drafting and typing of all correspondence as directed; production of reports and presentations; first contact for answering and screening incoming calls; field inquiries about the Foundation, route calls to the correct individual and opening routing and prioritizing mail.
  • Assist with the preparation of requests for corporate, public, and other support.
  • Initiates research projects and completes other duties on special projects as assigned.
  • Assist in the preparation of office  mailings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director Deputy Director.       
  • Maintain current contact information for Board members, Board of Trustee members and committees.
  • Send meeting packets to members absent from meetings. (Agenda, minutes, financials, pertinent committee information as determined by ED DD and FD)
  • Schedule yearly meetings and reserve meeting rooms 6 months to a year in advance.
  • Process and distribute mail including pledges, payments and donor gifts.
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of campaigns, special events, and workshops.
  • Learn and use campaign database software in support of the Fund development goals and objectives. Update names, addresses, and other information as required.
  • Maintain registration list and mailing lists, and send necessary contact reminders.
    Provide support for Executive Director’s activities as needed.  Attend events and help set up room and display materials as requested.  
  • As needed prepare packets, brochures, sign-in sheets, name tags, recognition gifts, etc.

 

Qualification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Associate’s Degree or equivalent in business or related field and five years’ experience of previous executive level support.  Experience working with nonprofit organizations preferred.

The Executive Administrative Assistant will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, Outlook,PowerPoint.
  • Strong customer service and public relations skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, planning skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of the billing process and may be asked to assist in invoicing and receipts.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and adapt to an ever changing administrative environment.
  • An ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including evening, weekend, or special events.
  • Sensitivity for cultural, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and sexual identity diversity. Commitment to support the Foundation’s mission.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and diplomacy skills.

 

To Apply

Email resume and cover letter to  michellelomen@wfgm.org

 

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SALVATION ARMY
ASSOCIATE PLANNED GIVING DIRECTOR

 

Posted Date: JUNE 2, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Salvation Army has an outstanding opportunity for an Associate Planned Giving Director in Western Kentucky/Tennessee.  This position will cultivate and secure gifts to fund the Mission of The Salvation Army by developing and nurturing current and prospective donors and their professional advisors in the assigned geographic region and will respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, prospects, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers.  80% Day and overnight travel is required primarily within the assigned region of western counties in both Kentucky and Tennessee.  The incumbent may live anywhere within the travel area (Memphis, Jackson, TN, Owensboro, KY, etc.).

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct planned giving seminars and performs public speaking at Senior Citizens Expos, Home League and Rotary, etc.; establishes and maintains professional relationships in the community
  • Assists local officers, their boards and committees in developing local promotional plans; conducts presentations to the advisory boards and meets with the Planned Giving Committee; cooperates with the divisional leaders, advisory boards, corps officers, other professionals and advisors.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the Internal Revenue Service regulations and applicable state laws; ensures continuous compliance to the same.
  • Attends and participates in conferences and training sessions; reviews and studies various planned giving periodicals and publications; maintains up-to-date knowledge and awareness of planned giving practices and legislation in relation to planned giving and taxation.

 

Qualification

  • Three plus years’ experience achieving results in the fundraising field; major gifts, resource development, or related
  • Demonstrated ability and experience building strong trusting relationships with clients
  • Two to three  year’s planned giving experience preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Ability to acquire a working knowledge of a large body of new, technical information.
  •   Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public presentations
  • Track record of influencing others to make significant decisions

 

To Apply


We offer a competitive salary, reimbursed travel expenses such as mileage, home office set up, and an outstanding benefits package.

Candidates should recognize that The Salvation Army is a Church and be able to uphold the Mission of The Salvation Army. 

 

For consideration please send a cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to: Search2@carrassessment.com


 

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UNITED HOUSING, INC
DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS

 

Posted Date: MAY 31, 2016

 

Brief Description

Responsible for ensuring that UHI successfully identifies and applies for government, non-government, private foundation, corporate foundation and other funding streams to maintain a diverse funding base including individual and corporate donations and fundraising events.

This position will work independently and in collaboration with the Executive Director, Data Manager, Finance Director and Housing Director to execute daily responsibilities, and special projects. This person will also coordinate communications with the Board of Directors, staff and public.

 

Responsibilities

DEVELOPMENT:

  • Working with Finance Director and Program Managers to ensure compliance in grants, which includes ensuring reporting requirements are met on time; proper documentation is collected to demonstrate compliance and assist in marketing efforts to ensure a cohesive message is grantor friendly.
  • Grants manager is responsible for identifying funding resources, researching the application process, and prepare accurate, acceptable and timely grant applications;
  • Monitor status of all submitted funding applications, and respond promptly to all requests for additional information regarding submitted funding applications;
  • Coordinate agency special events; and focus on raising funds for organization via events
  • Coordinate Annual and Year End Fundraising Campaigns
  • Responding to inquiries for information about United Housing, Inc. and visits to United Housing, Inc. by NeighborWorks, United Way, City, County, and other funders’ site visits as part of compliance;
  • Lead the efforts of the Development Committee including bi-monthly meetings, activities, recruitment and management of volunteers

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

  • Assist PR Team at Inferno with promoting UHI and the effect it is having on the community in a persuasive and appealing way, which includes: promoting UHI’s ongoing products and services, highlighting UHI’s best attributes to potential to customers, advertisers, and grantors.
  • Support stronger, more effective work towards mission and programs. Manage and share knowledge to maximize UHI’s credible influence in support of mission and programs.
  • Formulate research projects to leverage strategic policy change or program enhancement
  • Conduct applied research in the form of data services and studies
  • Maintain accurate list of all Staff, Board and Committee members and their contact info;
  • Maintain all Board related activities;
  • Communications Management also includes the systematic planning, implementing, monitoring, and revision of all the channels of communication with and between organizational partners, and the dissemination of new communication directives internally and externally.
  • Managing correspondence with the Board of Directors, including scheduling bi-monthly meetings, sending meeting notices, preparing agendas, and producing minutes
  • This person is responsible for maintaining the organization’s online presence and assisting PR Team with social media strategy, and pursuing new avenues as needed.
  • Gathering information and research to aid PR Team with creation, maintenance and promotion of annual reports, strategic planning, and other collateral marketing material;
  • Researching and implementing special projects as assigned by the Executive Director;
  • Ensure UHI’s public role is positive through communications and marketing, including building awareness of UHI’s programs and services in the community and online;
  • Create the design and dissemination of a Quarterly Newsletter, event invitations, and other online communications using Vertical Response, PiktoChart, and other digital design sources
  • Coordinate with partners for cross-promotion opportunities (i.e. TN Alliance, CD Council members, THDA, etc.)
  • Gather/Collect stories about donors, partners, clients, and other stakeholders to share with public.

 

Qualification

Education and Experience
The incumbent should have a bachelor’s degree in related field and at least three years grant writing experience and/or master’s degree in related field.

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Requires thorough knowledge of grant writing in the nonprofit sector, especially for housing and counseling, and local, state and national policies.
  • Familiarity with Memphis’ private foundations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as excellent listening skills to identify board and staff concerns;
  • Excellent organization skills and good follow through
  • Sensitive to any connection and overlap in grant applications
  • Familiarity with board development in nonprofit sector

 

To Apply

Email resume and cover letter to Tim Bolding tbolding@uhinc.org

 

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SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY
RETAIL MANAGER/ MERCHANDISER

 

Posted Date: MAY 31, 2016

 

Brief Description

Shelby Farms Park Conservancy is completing $52 million in new capital improvements that will make the Park one of the most celebrated 21st century parks in the world, drawing  1 ½ million people to the diverse new program offerings. The Retail/Merchandising Manager plays an essential role in the success of the Park by managing the retail operations at Shelby Farms Park Conservancy which includes the Shelby Farms Gift and Supply Store and seasonal sales generated by the Boathouse (boat rentals), Wheelhouse (bike rentals) and Water Playground. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Director of Sales and Business Development to understand customer needs, predict future trends and select the best product mix to maximize sales
  • Collaborates with Director of Sales and Business Development to ensure effective merchandising programs in product development
  • Collaborates with Director of Sales and Business Development to develop, adjust and maintain a consignment program for all regional crafts
  • Responsible for establishing inventory pars, ordering, receiving, ticketing and storing of merchandise
  • Formulates pricing policies by reviewing merchandising activities; determining additional needed sales promotion, authorizing clearance sales and studying trends

Sales:

  • Train, develop and supervise sales team and volunteers to ensure customer service, achievement of sales targets, and other Gift and Supply Store, Boathouse, Wheelhouse and Park goals
  • Create sales and volunteer team schedules to ensure adequate coverage relevant to sales volume
  • Develop and communicate sales goals, motivate and manage the front of house team, ensuring sales goals are achieved

Operations:

  • Manage the Point of Sale system to ensure smooth daily operations, accurate capture of data, and excellent customer service
  • Maintain the appearance of the Gift and Supply Store, Boathouse and Wheelhouse, ensuring appropriate visual merchandising standards as directed by Director of Sales and Business Development; including signage, merchandising, and cleanliness, with organized and visually appealing presentations
  • Monitor supply inventories and follow through as necessary to ensure the Gift and Supply Store, Boathouse and Wheelhouse always have the necessary supplies on hand
  • Manage all hiring, onboarding, and termination activities for front of house staff and volunteers
  • Collaborate with Director of Sales and Business Development to develop and update operational procedures and guidelines as needed

Communications:

  • Collaborate with Director of Sales and Business Development and other Park departments to develop and implement a schedule of special events in the Gift and Supply Store, Boathouse, Wheelhouse and Water Playground
  • Collaborate with Director of Sales and Business Development and Communications Department to develop and maintain a system for in-store signage
  • Collaborate with Director of Sales and Business Development and Communications Department to develop and implement a marketing plan including advertising, public relations, and blogs for the Gift and Supply Store, Boat House, Wheelhouse and Water Playground

 

Qualification

  • Associates Degree in business administration, management or other relevant field or equivalent combination of training/education and/or relevant experience required.
  • Three years retail management and merchandising experience in specialty store.
  • Experience with multiple units of retail operations.
  • Five years of experience in customer service and cash management required.
  • Prior experience working with budgets.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel required.
  • Ability to create visually attractive displays.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service orientation required.
  • Self-motivated, strategic, team player.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills including verbal, written and listening skills required. Must be able to deal effectively and tactfully with staff at all levels.
  • Excellent organizational, decision-making, and problem-solving skills required.
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure and meet critical deadlines
  • Experience and/or ability to work and interact effectively with a diverse, multicultural audience.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, days, weekends and holidays

 

To Apply

Link to download application form: http://www.shelbyfarmspark.org/assets/1848/employmentapplication_092413.pdf

To submit an application digitally, please send a completed application form to Brandy Hardaway, Office Manager, at bhardaway@shelbyfarmspark.org.

To submit a physical copy, please mail the form to:
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy
c/o Office Manager 
6489 Mullins Station Road 
Memphis, TN 38134

 

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COLLAGE DANCE COLLECTIVE
DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

Posted Date: MAY 31, 2016

 

Brief Description

Collage dance Collective, Inc., a non-profit, professional ballet company and conservatory is seeking an adaptable, articulate and highly motivated professional to support the development team in the role of Development Manager. Collage is creating a new Development Office and therefore seeks a candidate who can help establish the essential systems of a best practice fundraising and development program.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute Collage’s annual development plan and fundraising calendar
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Manage the implementation of FileMaker Pro and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Create and sustain a strategy for a large and sustained base of annual individual donors
  • Oversee organization of special events
  • Develop and track proposals, grant applications and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Create monthly and annual fundraising reports
  • Design and implement strategies for building Collage’s contact list

 

Qualification

  • Demonstrated success in securing major support from private and/or public sources – preferably for educational or arts projects.
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing and meeting annual goals.
  • Comfort with ambiguity, the ability to respond adeptly to rapidly changing priorities, and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead multiple long- and short-term projects simultaneously, meeting all deadlines with the ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and manage own work.
  • Proven ability to work unsupervised and make decisions and solve problems independently, effectively, and creatively.
  • Extensive computer skills, including intermediate or high level proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and experience with FileMakerPro or similar donor tracking software.

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and writing sample to Marcellus Harper at marcellus@collagedance.org.

 

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COLLAGE DANCE COLLECTIVE
ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINTOR

 

Posted Date: MAY 31, 2016

 

Brief Description

Collage dance Collective, Inc., a non-profit, professional ballet company and conservatory is seeking a full-time Administrative Coordinator to provide support to the organization’s development initiatives and overall administrative functions.

 

Responsibilities

  • Presenting a professional, welcoming first contact to all Collage families, funders, board members, vendors, staff, media, etc. – by phone, in person and email.
  • Developing and implementing efficient office systems.
  • Answering phones and triaging issues and requests.
  • Managing director’s calendars and studio schedules; scheduling substitute teachers as needed.
  • Serving as board liaison. Preparing all packets for board meetings and committees, scheduling and logistics. Serve as the primary communication link between staff and Board.
  • Responsible for maintenance of common spaces for appearance and functionality
  • Responsible for managing supplies and maintaining storage areas.
  • Maintaining office files and records.
  • Assisting with travel arrangements for guest artists and dancers.
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Managing or Artistic Director.
  • Updating and managing our donor database.
  • Assisting with quarterly newsletters to donors.
  • Providing customer service for donors and stakeholders by confirming receipt of contributions, making phone calls to donors and fielding inquiries.
  • Preparation of mass mailings including development of mailing lists and execution of mail merges.
  • Contributing to the planning and execution of fundraising and cultivation events.

 

Qualification

  • A 4 year degree in a relevant field
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Power Point) experience and strong computer skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Experience with donor database software a plus (FileMaker Pro preferred).
  • Experience with QuickBooks preferred.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a changing, flexible and team oriented environment
  • A high degree of integrity handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • An interest in fine arts, community engagement and diversity.
  • A willingness to work some evenings and weekends based on special events.

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and writing sample to Marcellus Harper at marcellus@collagedance.org.

 

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MARCH OF DIMES
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MARKET DEVELOPMENT

 

Posted Date: MAY 23, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Executive Director of Market Development is responsible for leading staff and volunteer development efforts to achieve targeted revenue growth and goals in the assigned market. The position serves as a liaison between the National, Regional and Market offices in order to ensure that March of Dimes mission and fundraising objectives are met.

Principle roles and responsibilities include revenue development, strategic planning, volunteer leadership development, staff development, and financial management. The position reports to the Regional Vice President of Field Operations or Associate Vice President of Field Operations.

 

Responsibilities

  • Recruit and Develop Top Volunteer Leadership: Identify candidates for top volunteer leadership roles. Create plans to gain access to volunteer leadership prospects and candidates. Recruit qualified candidates and articulate goals, outcomes and objectives for performance in order to enable candidates to make good decisions regarding the acceptance of critical revenue generation goals. Ensure event committee structure in place 18 months prior to event, recruiting top-level volunteers from the market’s major employers, etc.
  • Volunteer Development: Manage market board, including strategic recruitment of top corporate and philanthropic leaders, establishing, communicating and activating on meaningful goals to accomplish the market’s action plan for mission delivery and fundraising.
  • Development Plans, Objectives and Strategies: Develop overall market revenue plans including core tactics and minimum standards of performance. Identify short and long range issues that must be addressed, and develop objectives and strategies to ensure successful attainment of financial goals, including profitable and aggressive, sustainable year over year growth, for the market. Increase overall market revenue by implementing core tactics for fundraising events.
  • Prospect Identification and Sales Call Plan: Identify prospects, research and analyze development options in order to predict business opportunities. Review prospect lists and constituent base in order to develop a sales call plan and to schedule appointments with new constituents. Manage a personal portfolio of prospects.
  • Constituent Presentations: Develop and present sales presentations in order to educate and sell mission engagement opportunities to prospects or constituents. Serve as the lead staff on all significant sponsorship asks in the market and engage potential national sponsors in a relationship with March of Dimes. Drive all sponsors in the market to activate their sponsorship aggressively.
  • Sales Forecasts: Remain current on constituent needs, market trends, and competitor actions in order to create reliable sales forecasts and to identify opportunities for constituent development.
  • Business Plan Creation and Analysis: Analyze and interpret data, make comparable analyses, recommend options and courses or action in order to develop or track business plans. Identify short or long-range issues that must be addressed to achieve plan objectives.
  • Donor Cultivation: Develop, execute and monitor development strategies to enhance cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors.
  • Train Staff and Volunteers: Lead staff and volunteers to and understanding of core tactics for fundraising events in order to achieve optimal fundraising outcomes. Coach and guide staff and volunteers in the execution of the event and achievement of expected outcomes
  • Staff Leadership: Build and maintain a team of “A” player staff. Hire, supervise and train all corporate development staff. Direct and coach market staff in the areas of fundraising, financial management, and volunteer and staff development in order to achieve maximum productivity and profitability outcomes. Provide information, educational opportunities and experiential growth opportunities in order to develop staff. Focus on the development of leadership skills and business acumen of direct reports in order to enhance the ability of the market to grow and thrive.
  • Staff Leadership: Plan performance expectations, monitor and appraise the team member’s job results and performance in order to develop, coach and recognize direct reports. Provide ongoing feedback and guidance to direct reports on overall performance develop plans for performance improvement when needed.
  • Executive Leadership: Responsible for the operations of the market, the delegation of responsibility within the market and the establishment of formal means of accountability in order to ensure meeting all business objectives in a cost effective manner.
  • Budget Decisions: Develop market-wide budget, adjust and control expenditures and take advantage of opportunities to optimize spending in order to achieve chapter and financial targets. Devise strategies to get budget back in line in the event of exceeding targeted spending in certain areas.
  • Communicate the Mission of the Foundation: Communicate the mission of the March of Dimes with staff, volunteers and within the community in order to connect current and prospective donors with Mission outcomes.
  • Optimize Electronic Tools: Utilize electronic data management tools in order to review and analyze pertinent information and monitor financial and mission related results.
  • Other Duties: Perform other duties from time-to-time in order to ensure the attainment of market financial goals.

 

Qualification

  • Previous Experience: Minimum of 3 to 5 years of directly related work experience in increasingly responsible positions.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred and/or directly related professional skills and experience.
  • Physical Demands: May involve lifting and carrying boxes; may involve traveling by car or plane to meetings and training.
  • Equipment Used: Computer and Printer, telephone, copier and fax machine.

 

To Apply

Please apply online at: https://re31.ultipro.com/MAR1021/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0B13A152CB7E5740