MARCH OF DIMES
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MARKET DEVELOPMENT
Posted Date: MAY 23, 2016
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.
- 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.
- 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.
Please apply online at: https://re31.ultipro.com/MAR1021/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0B13A152CB7E5740
BILINGUAL HEALTH NAVIGATOR (SPANISH)
Posted Date: MAY 23, 2016
In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, Health Navigators will execute outreach and education campaigns, conduct eligibility screenings, provide facilitated enrollment services, and execute hand-offs between relevant entities. Travel is required in this position.
- Complete Federal Navigator training course and pass Navigator certification exam. Comply with all continuing education and recertification requirements.
- Provide courteous, professional and confidential assistance to all clients seeking health benefits;
- Conduct marketing and outreach within local communities about health insurance options.
- Work independently, traveling throughout Middle Tennessee and providing services in various locations as needed.
- Handle sensitive and personal information with an understanding and respect for client confidentiality.
- Ensure that follow-up is completed to capture client referrals and outcomes; and
- Provide assistance and input, creating various materials for the Navigator Program.
- Achieve performance targets, working closely with the Program Director and others to identify and overcome challenges.
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Services or a health care field from an accredited college or university plus more than 2 years’ experience required.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment,
- Experience working with nonprofit organizations, community groups and/or government programs strongly preferred.
- Special Programmatic Requirements: Bilingual in Spanish
- Ability to work with culturally and economically diverse populations.
- Available to work a flexible schedule which may occasionally include weekends or evenings.
- Ability to travel out of town for project meetings, training or outreach.
- This position may be located outside the main office of Family & Children’s Service.
- Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.
Contact Person: Peggy Yuker, HR and Administrative Manager
Submit resume and salary requirements to:
Email to email@example.com OR
Fax to 615-866-5122 OR
Mail to 201 23rd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
GIRL SCOUTS HEART OF THE SOUTH
Posted Date: MAY 17, 2016
Girl Scouts Heart of the South builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place and provides training and support to the adult volunteers that guide them. We are passionate about girl and adult leadership development and want individuals who are confident, energetic, self-starters that love communicating with people and connecting to the community to join our team. You must have drive and be able to work in a fast pace environment, excel when given a challenge, and adjust well to change. You must be an excellent communicator with a desire to positively impact the lives of girls and the ability to enthusiastically share the Girl Scout Story.
- The Recruitment Specialist (External) is responsible for developing and executing effective comprehensive recruiting strategies that increase awareness and participation in Girl Scouting.
- Using a variety of in person meetings, presentations, and networking opportunities with youth groups, schools, faith-based organizations and other community constituents, they are responsible for securing girl and adult volunteers.
- Their focus is community cultivation, lead generation, and lead follow-up.
- They work cross-functionally to develop innovative techniques that ensure the effective delivery of recruitment strategies; and, they assist with Council wide programs, activities, events, public relations and/or fund development endeavors.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- High level of interpersonal and customer service skills
- Able to work effectively under pressure with multiple priorities and deadlines
- Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality, solve problems and make ethical decisions
- Highly organized with superior analytical skills
- Ability to network effectively with diverse volunteers, girls, parents, and community groups
- Ability to plan and implement a multifaceted workload with minimum supervision and as a member of a team
- Works well under pressure and adaptable to changing working environments
- Must be willing to work flexible schedule when needed
- Must successfully pass drug screen, criminal background, and credit checks; have a valid state driver’s license and willing to use one’s own vehicle for travel within the Council’s jurisdiction
- Must excel in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree required
- One to two years of proven or advanced experience in sales, marketing, communications, and/or community organizing
- Experience with customer service management systems (CRM’s) a plus but not required
EMAIL RESUME TO Venus.Chaney@girlscoutshs.org
THE KITCHEN COMMUNITY
REGIONAL PROJECT COORDINATOR
Posted Date: MAY 13, 2016
The Kitchen Community is seeking a Project Coordinator to assist with conducting site
reviews, organizing construction activities, and scheduling maintenance tasks. This
supporting role works with our Project Manager, and liaises with candidate and selected
schools and their garden teams to ensure successful Learning Garden pre-build and Planting Day activities. The Project Coordinator visits the school sites and works with the garden teams to review maintenance plans and goals.
- Assist local TKC Team in grading, targeting, and selecting recipient schools for Learning Garden grant applications.
- Assist Regional Project Manager with Learning Garden site analysis and site selection.
- Initiate and manage communications with schools regarding Learning Garden pre-build and build information.
- Respond promptly r to emails and inquiries.
- Assist with scheduling meetings with schools, updating contact information, and tracking school information.
- Communicate with district facilities personnel, school principal, and school facilities manager regarding garden site, scope, requirements, project timelines, and deliverables as needed.
- Meet school garden teams, review plans, and communicate as necessary.
- Assess Determine team’s weaknesses and strengths and review with Regional Program Manager.
- Assist in developing project tasks and resource requirements, including site design tasks.
- Coordinate and execute project plan within scheduled project timelines.
- Coordinate with TKC Program team regarding applicants and installed Learning Garden schools.
- Coordinate the Installation Day with the Learning Garden Program Manager, school community, and garden team.
- Provide on-site garden assistance to Learning Garden Educator(s) and school garden team on Installation Day.
- Collaborate with our Garden Educator(s) to transition the school relationship.
- Assist with proper product installation as required and review minor maintenance procedures with schools’ administration and facility management.
- Assist in reviewing, executing, recording, and tracking required warranty repairs.
WHO ARE YOU
- You have a bachelor degree and/or equivalent work experience in field such as landscape architecture, construction management, urban planning, urban agriculture, environmental science, or environmental design.
- You have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people.
- You have exceptional organizational skills.
- You have strong oral and written communication skills, including public speaking skills, and capacity to work with team, contractors, and clients.
- You have the ability to work independently, multi-task and coordinate several major activities at once, in a flexible manner.
- You have proficient computer skills with Excel, and Word. Adobe Suite knowledge a plus.
- You have a valid driver’s license and a reliable personal vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided).
- Three years of construction management and site design experience.
- Proficiency with AutoCAD
- Interest in local food systems, urban agriculture, and/or school gardens.
- Knowledge about the garden growing season in the region.
- Familiarity or previous experience with non-profit organization(s).
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends as needed.
- Understanding or familiarity of Salesforce.
Bonus Points if You Have
Are you a Match?
If this sounds like you, please send your cover letter and resume to Rochelle Brahalla at firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, in 150 words or less, tell us what makes you unique. Try to be creative and indicate something that will make you stand out.
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS, TENNESSEE
Posted Date: MAY 13, 2016
CIS of Tennessee is hiring additional Site Coordinators to join our Memphis team in the fall of 2016 for school based work located throughout Memphis across all types of educational settings (Elementary, Middle, and High Schools; Shelby County Schools and Achievement School District Schools). The Site Coordinator will be responsible for overall planning, managing and implementing of the Communities In Schools operations at a school-based site. We are looking for passionate individuals who want to work with students in a school environment. Bring your passion, sensitivity to and strong concern for the needs of children, youth, and their families to our team!
- Lead and coordinate the delivery of evidence-based services based on best practice and risk-factor research. Widely-accessible, school-wide services will be provided to help address identified needs or to build and reinforce student assets. Additionally, targeted and sustained services will be coordinated and provided at the school site for specific students who are identified as having the greatest risk of eventually dropping out of school. This includes ongoing case management and direct supports for students, including goal setting and individual/group skill-building and support sessions.
- Build, lead and/or integrate into existing site team that works closely with district leaders, school administrators, staff and teachers in the implementation of the Communities In Schools model, in conjunction with broader school improvement plans already underway. The site team may include school staff or faculty and/or other community partners. This process will include the building and nurturing of school staff relations, relationships with school and community partners, and the engagement of volunteers for the delivery of services.
- Lead the annual needs assessment process. This process will be based on multiple data sources including data collected by school districts and schools as part of overall school improvement initiatives; surveys and discussions with staff, parents and students; and evaluation results from the previous year.
- Lead the development and implementation of the site plan. The plan will include measurable objectives, as well as procedures for delivering school-wide services, targeted and sustained services, monitoring and adjusting services, and evaluating and reporting effectiveness.
- Manage the consent/enrollment process and create individualized student plans for participating students.
- Monitor and adjust services. The Site Coordinator will regularly monitor and adjust services as needed to maximize effectiveness and impact.
- Evaluate the effectiveness at achieving school and student individualized goals. The Site Coordinator will implement the CIS systematic data collection plan to evaluate the effectiveness of services in achieving school-wide goals and individualized student goals. Regular reports will be provided to school and affiliate leadership to guide planning site services for the following year. The Site Coordinator will also contribute to affiliate level reports for partners, the state office and the Communities In Schools national office.
- Assist with other organizational and project activities, as needed.
- Passion for, sensitivity to, and strong concern for the needs of children, youth, and their families
- High level interpersonal and communications skills; high degree of comfort relating to diverse ethnic populations and audiences
- Embraces metrics and data-driven reporting to share and promote the success of CIS programs
- Possesses the integrity and determination to work both independently and as a member of a team, willingly asks for help when needed
- Curious about best practices in integrated student services and persistent in adapting and adjusting CIS programs as new trends emerge
- Apply basic child and adolescent development principles utilizing a trauma-informed lens;
- Experience with restorative practices, school-level attendance and behavior improvement strategies and student-centered supports
- Innovate and take initiative
- Effectively manage multiple tasks and remain focused across a variety of priorities
- Think strategically and work toward practical goals and outcomes
- Flexibility to accommodate evolving and unanticipated needs of a start-up project
- Solution-oriented ability to navigate complex school environments
- Detail-orientation and commitment to follow-up and follow-through
- Solid computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as database experience.
- Bachelors in Social Work, Counseling, Youth Development or Education, with a preference for Masters level Social Work or Counseling degree
- Demonstrated relevant work or volunteer experience in education, social services, mental health or a related field desired
- Knowledge of the CIS philosophy, process, history, and network a plus
Target Hire Date: July 1, 2016 Qualified applicants may submit cover letter and resume via email only to: Hiring Manager at: email@example.com
BEST BUDDIES TENNESSEE
AREA DIRECTOR (FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR)
Posted Date: MAY 11, 2016
The Area Director is responsible for developing an annual area plan and implementing the plan through overseeing day-to-day operations in local office(s), securing funding for programs and special projects, overseeing programs to ensure program consistency and success, managing local Advisory Board(s) and associated committees, and supervising local office staff. S/he also assists and directs Program staff to ensure program consistency and success.
- Oversees and assumes ultimate responsibility for the success of all programmatic operations in designated region by working with local programs staff and HQ Programs Team
- Oversees the planning and implementation of program events and volunteer training initiatives area-wide, including Best Buddies Day/Month, Local Leadership Training Days, Back to Best Buddies, Friendship Prom etc.
- Ensures that program participants and staff are appropriately integrated into regional fundraising/awareness efforts and collaborates with Program staff to ensure that grant goals are realistic and in the best interest of local programmatic efforts
- Ensures recruitment strategies and volunteer appreciation initiatives for Best Buddies program participants are effectively and appropriately implemented
- Attends local chapter events and activities
- Directly manages Program staff and assumes additional programmatic responsibilities as required per state office staffing structure
- Fund Development
- Collaborates with State Director to develop and implement comprehensive local strategy for securing sustainable funding and works with local staff, Advisory Boards, and volunteers on its implementation
- Assumes overall operational management responsibility for all regional fundraising activities, including, but not limited to, foundation and corporate giving, individual giving, major gifts, special events, annual giving, and alumni/parent relations
- Develops and implements major fundraising events to meet revenue goals–must utilize local event committees and follow BBI event committee benchmarks/structure
- Researches grant opportunities, develops proposals to foundations, maintains accurate records and submits reports as required by funders with support from BBI Grants Department
- Manages government grants/contracts as directed, including reporting, maintaining relationships with key agency officials and testifying if necessary
- Manages local Advisory Board(s), including recruitment, training, and retention of committee and board members in keeping with BBI Advisory Board guidelines
- Identifies, cultivates, and develops volunteers capable of making personal commitments and becoming directly involved in the solicitation process on behalf of Best Buddies - develops and manages stewardship process of all local donors, including processing gifts and thank you letters
- Develops a comprehensive regional public awareness strategy, and works with local staff on its implementation
- Creates a strong presence for Best Buddies in the local area through public speaking, community involvement, public service announcements, social media, special events, news releases, and other media initiatives
- Develops relationships with local graphic artists, public relations professionals, and advertising agencies to support local needs
- Oversees organization of local content and images for updates to state website and ensures that all local staff use Blackbaud Sphere/Raiser’s Edge database appropriately to communicate with participants and the community
- Oversees creation and distribution of local newsletters/annual reports and Blackbaud Sphere e-newsletters
- Concrete experience in fundraising including a record of success in expanding a donor base through cultivation and stewardship, grant writing, event planning/implementation, and board management
- Strong persuasive writing and presentation skills with the ability to exert influence, inspire others, and articulate the mission, goals, and activities of Best Buddies with passion and enthusiasm
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and familiarity/comfort with database management systems (i.e. Blackbaud’s Sphere and Raisers Edge)
- At least three years of management/supervisory experience, and strong talent-building and team-building skills
- Strong project management skills - including planning, analysis, decision making, and problem solving skills - and willingness to multitask
- Strong initiative, drive for results, and self-assessment skills, and ability to lead individuals and teams in setting and achieving challenging goals
- Must be highly dependable, lead by example and be willing/able to adapt management style to fit the situation and hold staff accountable for meeting set expectations
- Must be comfortable engaging with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
- Must travel, use personal cell phone, and work evenings and weekends as necessary in order to accomplish job responsibilities
- Bachelor’s degree or at least 4 years’ relevant experience in addition to above experience
- Access to an automobile with applicable insurance
Candidates please e-mail resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
DEAFCONNECT OF THE MIDSOUTH
Posted Date: MAY 2, 2016
A dedicated, committed staff and board of directors is seeking an Executive Director to continue the strategic direction of the agency which provides interpreting, advocacy, education, training, and awareness of the deaf, deaf/blind, and hard –of-hearing community. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring excellence in program delivery and operations, building community awareness/support and effective fiscal management, and fundraising.
Staff Development and Management
Maintain a culture of excellence where each team member is respected and valued.
Ensure implementation of performance management and staff development processes.
Ensure organization adherence to professional certification and licensure of appropriate staff and freelance contractors.
Supervise direct reports.
Ensure proper administration of human resources related policies and procedures.
Oversee the development of job descriptions and hiring of staff.
Fundraising, Marketing and Community Outreach
Serve as primary community ambassador for DeafConnect of the Mid-South, Inc.
Develop and implement outreach activities to raise awareness of DeafConnect’s services and programs among the target population.
Manage brand and increase public awareness/support by ensuring implementation of effective general public relations and marketing tactics and approaches (i.e. social media, media outreach, website, collateral materials, public fairs, speaking engagements, etc.).
Research, develop and prepare grant proposals and other funding applications. Direct or delegate development staff in similar activities so as to reach the board approved goals.
Programs and Services
Ensure continued delivery of quality services to consumers and clients.
Ensure continued development of interpreting pool.
Track and analyze organization performance in delivery of services, including capturing and acting upon client and customer feedback.
Ensure organization adherence to all regulatory requirements including RID’s Code of Professional Conduct and HIPAA.
Organizational Planning and Fiscal Management
Assist board of directors in effective strategic planning to establish annual agency goals and objectives.
Provide oversight for financial manager to develop and administer annual budget.
Administer annual budget ensuring proper and accurate bookkeeping procedures and practices.
Provide board of directors with monthly financial reporting including explanation of variances.
Ensure annual financial audit, tax filings & corporate registrations are completed according to timelines.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
- Five or more years in an organizational leadership role.
- Exceptional communication skills and if not already proficient in ASL, a willingness to learn how to effectively communicate with individuals who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing.
- Willingness to learn about and understand deaf culture.
- Experience with innovative program development.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters by 5/16/2016 to email@example.com.
*Anticipated start date, July 1st 2016.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Posted Date: APRIL 29, 2016
Experience Matters seeks a Chief Executive Officer to provide the overall vision, leadership and motivation to the Board of Directors, staff and other constituencies to fulfill its mission, goals and to increase the resources available. The CEO is responsible to the Board through its Chairman for the solid fiscal well-being of the organization. This leader will provide overall executive leadership and direction for Experience Matters, oversee day-to-day operating issues, be actively involved in fund development and have fiduciary oversight. The CEO will promote a greater awareness of Experience Matters locally within the community and expand its core services within Maricopa County; additionally, the incumbent will have a vision for the potential of longer-term national growth.
Working in partnership with the Board of Directors, The CEO is responsible for all aspects of leadership for Experience Matters including developing and executing strategy, managing and developing the team, building effective relationships and partnerships, resource development and operational management. This leader will lead by example to create, inspire and sustain a culture of collaboration, accountability with a passion for the mission.
Organizational Programs and Mission
- Clearly communicate the mission, vision and goals of the organization while maintaining a highly visible presence.
- Work with the Board of Directors to execute strategic direction and modify as appropriate to respond to changing needs.
- Partner with appropriate stakeholders to assess the strategic direction of the organization, ensuring optimal vision and alignment of priorities.
- Critically evaluate programs on an ongoing basis for performance against objectives and financial viability.
- Consider and present, as appropriate, new programs which both fulfill the mission and complement the financial goals of the organization.
- Oversee the development and implementation of an annual budget.
- Grow the donor base and increase funding through individual contributions, corporate and business funding, and grants through corporate and community foundations to support current and future needs.
- Facilitate agreement from partners to support ideas and take partnership-oriented action.
- Provide leadership to community outreach efforts and encourage growth of the volunteer base.
Operations and Management
- Manage the development of performance metrics, management controls and critical success measures across the organization, creating an environment of accountability for performance.
- Assure the preparation of timely and accurate financial reports for the Board.
Communication and Collaboration
- Increase public awareness and enhance the organization’s image by being active and visible in the community and working closely with strategic partners and other organizations to create sustainable relationships.
- Ensure a consistent positive image, with emphasis on the mission.
- Serve as the chief spokesperson for the organization by clearly conveying, information and ideas through a variety of media which engage the audience and helps them understand the mission.
- Maintain a level of visibility in the community that results in new and sustainable relationships.
- Strategic and innovative thinker who inspires success while maintaining focus on the appropriate priorities. Business acumen combined with a strong social/community service orientation.
- Demonstrated ability to manage in a complex, diverse, and dynamic environment.
- Ability to recognize and analyze significant emerging social issues and trends and capability to identify appropriate strategies to address them.
- Proven success managing the financial stability of an organization including development and monitoring of an annual budget and possessing the ability to use financial management tools to responsibly drive strategic decisions.
- A proven fundraiser, able to generate new revenue for an organization.
- Experience working with a board of directors preferred; a partner who understand the importance of the role of the Board of Directors.
- High energy, forward thinker with openness to new ideas and creativity.
- Strong written and verbal communicator able to engage one-on-one or with a large audience and who is distinguished as an excellent listener; open, professional and authentic.
- Minimum of 10 years of senior leadership required with experience in nonprofit and human service strong preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
Duffy Group, Inc.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS HIGH SCHOOL
Posted Date: APRIL 29, 2016
The Development Assistant at Christian Brothers High School is responsible for all administrative aspects of development and public relations activities and works with the staff to help identify donor prospects develop strategies and support engagement. The Development Assistant plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Development Office and participating in all fundraising and engagement activities including donor, alumni and public relations, research, stewardship of donors, direct mail appeals, and special events. The Development Assistant reports to the Director of Institutional Development and also supports the Director of Alumni Affairs, the Director of Annual Fund, the Director of Capital Campaign, the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Data Base Administrator, and the Director of Admissions and the Assistant Director of Admissions as needed.
- Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
- Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files.
- Work with data base administrator to serve as a backup for Blackbaud, Raisers Edge, Net Directories and other data systems. Continually update and correct database records.
- Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate foundation and individual donors.
- Coordinate productions and mailing of appeal letters.
- Send appropriate documentation to process credits to donors.
- Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties as assigned for fund-raising events.
- Handle all administrative details associated with the Committee meetings (i.e. prepare and distribute notices, agendas, minutes, etc.).
- Prepare media materials for distribution. (i.e. copying, filing, mailing, e-mailing)
- Assemble media and donor kits for events and meetings.
- Provide logistical support for fundraising and engagement events, both on and off campus, including after hours and weekends.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.
- Associates or Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- A minimum of three years' experience in an Administrative and/or Development position, preferably in a not-for-profit Development office
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Database management experience –Raisers Edge, Blackbaud, Net Directories preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Ability to organize and prioritize work
- Ability to work independently with little supervision
- Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
- Excellent interpersonal and team support skills
Apply at http://smrtr.io/7rQuNQ
AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Posted Date: APRIL 25, 2016
Agape is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to lead recruitment efforts including, but not limited to, partnering with churches, local civic and professional organizations, corporate groups, etc. in order to promote needs related to volunteers to support ministry efforts.
- The Volunteer Coordinator must meet the established goals of serving targeted youth and families with effective and efficient volunteerism through the agency’s programs and services.
- Additionally, the Volunteer Coordinator will manage screening and assessment of groups and individuals serving as volunteers.
- This candidate will lead volunteer trainings and orientations.
- The Volunteer Coordinator will work in cooperation with other agency leaders determine recruitment needs and retention strategies and lead in the development of plans to address indicated needs.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in sales/marketing, business, or social work/related fields with a minimum of two years’ work experience.
- A combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills or abilities for this position is critical.
- Previous experience in training, recruitment, assessing and management of volunteers and volunteer driven programs imperative.
- Candidate must have experience and capability to serve high-need populations of youth and families, either as a volunteer or as a professional.
- Must be an effective communicator.
- Must be computer literate.
Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to the Human Resources Department at Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org
AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Posted Date: APRIL 25, 2016
Agape is seeking a Chief Financial Officer who is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the ministry in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the industry.
- This candidate must have a deep understanding of non-profit accounting.
- Additionally, the Chief Financial Officer is required to oversee the financial health of the organization and clearly communicate the financial position of the organization to the Executive Team and the Board of Directors.
- The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the agency's financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the conduct of its relationships with the financial community, the maintenance of its fiscal records, the integrity of its financial systems, and the preparation of financial reports.
- Degree in Accounting, Finance or related major, CPA certification or candidacy,
- 2-3 years of experience in public accounting or other relevant experience,
- Demonstrated knowledge of current accounting standards applicable to non-profit institutions,
- Prefer supervisory experience with professional staff, demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people,
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written,
- Proven ability as a problem solver and self-starter,
- Excellent computer skills, and demonstrated user orientation.
Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to the Human Resources Department at Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org
JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MEMPHIS
DEVELOPMENT & OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
Posted Date: APRIL 25, 2016
Responsible for providing a positive customer and member experience for anyone who calls or visits the Community Resource Center, and assisting with basic operations and fund development needs of the Junior League of Memphis (JLM).
- Serve as the official greeter and customer service representative when guests/members visit the Community Resource Center (CRC).
- Manage phone system and answer inbound calls at the CRC and direct to the appropriate staff member as necessary
- Handle mailing needs for the CRC and delivers to appropriate staff/member mailboxes
- Manage the CRC calendar for JLM and other non-profit meetings, rentals and special events
- Coordinate CRC rentals; provides tours to renters for weddings and corporate use; maintains rental agreements to obtain payment and other documentation needed for events.
- Schedule and oversee moving labor (Synergy) for events and member needs.
- Process all credit card, cash and check payments to JLM, creating batches in Digital Cheetah database.
- Review checks against bookkeeper’s register, count and verify deposits from Repeat Boutique, and make bi-weekly deposits to the bank.
- Schedule maintenance work for the CRC and Carriage House as needs, and maintain updated list of approved JLM vendors.
- And other duties as assigned by the Director of Development and Operations.
- Ability to multi-task and manage in a changing environment, while remaining flexible and adaptive
- Ability to work comfortably with diverse groups
- Ability to communicate well with individuals and groups; possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to problem solve and work independently
- Ability to recognize and safeguard confidential information
- Demonstrates maturity, organization, good judgment and initiative
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
All JLM employees must successfully clear a background investigation to include but may not be limited to: criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening and an employment verification process.
Applicants should send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MID-SOUTH FOOD BANK
Posted Date: APRIL 25, 2016
The Development Officerworks closely with the CEO to develop and implement strategy for major gift donor relationship management (manage, nurture, upgrade) to meet Mid-South Food Bank short and long-term goals. The primary objective of the Development Officer is to increase financial donations to Mid- South Food Bank and develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions and values.
Relationship Management and Solicitation
- Oversee and manage all aspects of a new major gifts program for Mid-South Food Bank, to include solicitation of new donations and supervising relationship development of annual gifts of $1,000 or more from qualified supporters of Mid- South Food Bank. The activity relating to donations of $1,000 - $5,000 should comprise approximately 20% of the Development Officer’s time.
- Create a personal contact and ask plan that takes into account the individual donor’s interests, motivations, giving patterns and ask preferences for each donor on his/her caseload, in a timely and cost-effective manner, and retains and upgrades donors.
- Qualify and affirm an approved portfolio of donors that represent the highest giving potential for the organization and create reasonable financial goals for each donor, based on the donor’s giving and the potential.
- Secure project and organization information and create and write compelling proposals and asks. Secure information (qualitative and quantitative) that can be sent back to donors to report on how their money was used.
- Research development, gift procurement and stewardship of all major gifts. .
- Cultivate and expand current giving by planned gift donors and integrate planned gift objectives into major individual donor requests. Assure coordinated efforts with requests for capital campaign.
Cultivation and Stewardship
- Write gift proposals and stewardship reports as needed.
- Assist in developing strategies, and adapting existing strategies to ensure regular stewardship of donors. This includes thank you campaigns, investor reports, email blasts, as well as new ideas for how we can keep donors (prospects) informed.
Monitoring and Reporting
- Monitor activity to achieve gift revenue goals.
- Provide regular reporting on the gifts program to the senior leadership team.
- Oversee the donor records management function for data and trend analysis and to maintain accurate, complete and timely donor records.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 3 – 5 years of nonprofit fundraising experience, major gift experience preferred;
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively;
- Results oriented and strong attention to follow through;
- Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision;
- Strong writing and oral communication skills; comfortable with diverse groups of people;
- Microsoft Office Suite computer skills;
- Experience with constituent relationship management system (donor software);
- Attention to detail and strong project management skills;
- Strong sense of customer service and demonstrate the ability to respond with urgency to the needs and requests of others, internally and externally and ensure a high degree of responsiveness to all donors without regard to their giving level;
- Ability to work as part of a team;
- Professional attitude and appearance;
- Willingness and ability to adjust to changing conditions or priorities;
- Take the initiative to identify and act on problems and lead by example. Consistently make decisions that resolve problems.
APPLY IN PERSON Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., South Dudley St., Memphis, TN 38104. No phone calls, please. Or, Complete an online employment application by clicking Employment Application and email it to: email@example.com with "Employment Application" on subject line.
GIRLS INC MEMPHIS
EUREKA PROGRAM SPECIALIST
Posted Date: APRIL 14, 2016
To assist the Eureka Coordinator with the implementation of Girls Inc. programming, provide appropriate supervision of participants and complete documentations as needed.
- Ensure that curricula being facilitated provides the Girls Inc. Experience, meets Girls Inc. standards and are in alignment with the needs of girls age 12-18 and the agency mission
- Research age-related development information to stay informed about the needs of the participants
- Facilitates all components of Eureka programming, including science, technology, engineering, math, and Girls Inc. curricula activities
- Work collaboratively with all agency program staff to ensure continuity of program delivery and support
- Provide appropriate supervision of participants on field trips, van and at program site
- Transports girls in agency 15-passenger van as needed
- Track participant’s attendance and complete all required paperwork
- Work with participants in small groups and individually to ensure the girls actively participate in programs
- Follow all agency policy and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook
- Provide appropriate supervision for participants in Girls Inc. programs
- Maintain strict confidentiality of participants’ information
- Other duties at needed
- An articulated belief in the mission of Girls Inc.
- Must model the Girls Inc. mission of a Strong, Smart, Bold individual with a can-do attitude
- Demonstrated background in science, technology, engineering and/or math fields
- Youth development experience
- Effective written, oral and presentation skills
- Schedule: May 23 – July 1, 2016 (Monday – Friday, 40 hours/week) - includes training, set up, camp facilitation, and wrap up
- Current valid driver's license and insurance with reliable transportation
- Must be at least 21 years old
- Apply online at www.girlsincmemphis.org
- Email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail cover letter and resume to: Girls Inc. of Memphis, Attn: Katie Brezina, 2670 Union Extended, Suite 606, Memphis TN 38112
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES
Posted Date: APRIL 12, 2016
Supports the Mission, Values, and Service Standards of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis, Inc. Welcomes, orients and conducts check-ins and check-outs for Ronald McDonald House guest families. Provides assistance and support to guest families during their stay. Provides office and administrative support to the Director of House Operations, Facilities Manager and Housekeeping Supervisor. Reports directly to the Director of House Operations.
- Checks families into Ronald McDonald House: conducts orientation; provide tours; and complete all registration steps as required; Responsible for obtaining and completing all paperwork as well as data entry into appropriate systems.
- Administers monthly family exit surveys and compile reports for the Director of House Operations.
- Compile a spreadsheet of check-outs for each month;
- Create and maintain an organized and efficient filing system of guest occupancy and all guest forms;
- Ensures compliance with Ronald McDonald House and St. Jude procedures, and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
- Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.
- Provides office support such as filing guest family records, organizing records, creating spread sheets and other office duties as assigned.
- Monitors sign in sheets and security guard reports to ensure guest families, vendors and other Ronald McDonald House visitors are signing in and out correctly.
- Monitors inventory of supplies for guest families and ensures supplies are adequately stocked including pantry items, kitchen supplies and other supplies families use.
- Enters all in-kind donations into Raiser’s Edge.
- Maintains vendor contracts, secure Certificates of Liability Insurance on all vendors
- Coordinate with the Director of House Operations on the renewal of all contracts.
- Schedule preventive maintenance requirements on equipment in conjunction with the Facilities Manager.
- Creates and maintains fixed asset inventory.
- Record, compile, transcribe and distribute repair logs.
- Other duties as assigned or or requested
- Minimum Education: Associates Degree
- Minimum Experience: Minimum 2 years of customer service or experience in nonprofit social services or crisis services.
- Must be sensitive to the needs of families in crisis.
- Ability to remain calm in emergency and crisis situation
- Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
- Bilingual Spanish/English strongly desired
- Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook
Send resumes to email@example.com , Fax 901-523-0315 or mail 535 Alabama Memphis, TN 38105