Job Announcement – Associate Development Officer at Louisville Ballet

  • Department: Development
  • Reports to: Director of Development
  • Full-time non-exempt Employee

Louisville Ballet seeks a candidate to fill the role of Associate Development Officer. This position will play an integral role in the success of the organization by participating in all fundraising activities, representing Louisville Ballet in the community and driving goals for specific revenue sources. Working closely with the Director of Development, the Associate Development Officer will take responsibility for stewarding and enhancing relationships with current institutional and individual funders. The preferred candidate will possess a passion for the arts; a patron-centered attitude and a desire to advance his/her career in philanthropy.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage administrative details for government, foundation and corporate grants including but not limited to: drafting, editing and submitting application and reporting materials. (25%)
  • Coordinate and manage details for donor events including but not limited to: invitations, volunteers, maintaining guest lists, gathering and preparing event materials, organizing refreshments, and facility set-up. (20%)
  • Manage annual fund direct mail program. (10%)
  • Responsible for the success of Relevé Society (young professional donor society) and other third-party fundraising activities (10%)
  • Process donations; prepare donation deposits; draft acknowledgement letters and other correspondence. (10%)
  • Continually update database records and maintain files for foundation, corporate and individual donors. (5%)
  • Maintain daily fundraising reports and create other database reports as needed. (5%)
  • Handle all administrative details associated with the Development Committee meetings including but not limited to: preparing and distributing calendar information, agendas, and meeting minutes. (5%)
  • Manage donor lists for written and electronic programs (5%)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development. (5%)

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

The Associate Development Officer must possess:

  • Passion for the arts.
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in an administrative position – preferably in a not-for-profit.
  • Database management experience – eTapestry preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage an organizational calendar and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

The Associate Development Officer is often expected to work late and weekend hours as related to the performance and special events schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send the following materials to Diane Davis, Director of Development, ddavis@louisvilleballet.org:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • One writing sample

Include Associate Development Officer Search in the subject line.

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Job Announcement – State Director at Best Buddies Kentucky

  • Department: State Operations and Programs
  • Reports to: Senior Director, State Operations
  • # of direct reports: varies
  • Revised date: 9/16/16

Position Overview: The State Director is responsible for developing an annual state plan and implementing the plan through overseeing day-to-day operations in all offices statewide, securing funding for programs and special projects, overseeing programs to ensure program consistency and success, managing local Advisory Boards and associated committees, and supervising state staff. S/he also assists and directs Program staff to ensure program consistency and success.

Job Qualifications – Qualified applicants must have:

  • At least four to seven years progressive experience in fundraising including a record of success in expanding a donor base through cultivation and stewardship, grant writing, event planning/implementation, and/or board management
  • Superior 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 online database management systems
  • At least three to five years of management/supervisory experience, and superior talent-building and team-building skills
  • Superior project management skills – including planning, analysis, decision making, and problem solving – and willingness to multitask
  • Superior 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

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

Programs

  • Oversees and assumes ultimate responsibility for the success of all programmatic operations statewide by working with local programs staff and HQ Programs Team
  • Oversees the planning and implementation of program events and volunteer training initiatives state-wide, including Best Buddies Day/Month, Ambassadors, and Local Leadership Training Days
  • Ensures that program participants and staff are appropriately integrated into statewide fundraising/awareness efforts and collaborates with Program staff to ensure that all 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

  • Develops and implements comprehensive statewide strategy for securing sustainable funding and works with local staff, Advisory Boards, and volunteers on its implementation
  • Assumes overall operational management responsibility for all fundraising activities statewide, 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, including reporting, maintaining relationships with key agency officials and testifying if necessary
  • Manages local and/or statewide 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 donors, including processing gifts and thank you letters

Marketing

  • Develops a comprehensive statewide 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 content and images for updates to state website and ensures that all local staff use internal databases appropriately to communicate with participants and the community
  • Oversees creation and distribution of statewide and local newsletters/annual reports and e-newsletters

Human Resources

  • Oversees recruitment, screening, hiring, and training of all staff statewide in accordance with Best Buddies guidelines and approves all reports, conducts staff evaluations and provides appropriate guidance and motivation
  • Works with local staff to set realistic and strategic goals, including professional development goals, and holds them accountable for meeting these goals
  • Develops performance/behavior improvement plans as needed and researches and provides professional development opportunities and tracks and records progress
  • Works to inspire and motivate local staff by demonstrating personal commitment and integrity and providing proactive training, support, and recognition
  • Oversees state staff’s involvement in National Best Buddies initiatives, including merchandise sales, national conferences, special events, and awareness campaigns

Administrative

  • Oversees (and delegates when appropriate) management of all day-to-day infrastructure needs such as supplies, postage, IT, telecom, equipment/ utility contracts, and office lease as needed to maintain an efficient and professional work environment – assumes ultimate responsibility for all logistics of moving an office if necessary
  • Maintains communication with the State Operations and Development teams with timely reports and other information as directed
  • Uses the online reimbursement system to effectively track and manage reimbursement requests from local staff
  • Develops, monitors and balances the state budget, including reviewing monthly financial statements, tracking all expenses and revenue, and adjusting spending/fundraising plans as needed
  • Oversees timely and accurate processing of all revenue and invoices, and maintains accurate records of all donations and donor information

Benefits include: group medical/dental insurance, paid vacation, holidays, personal & sick time, 401(k) retirement plan, short term disability, critical illness and life insurance. Commuter benefits available. Business casual environment.

In order for candidates to be considered for this position we must receive a resume and a cover letter. Please paste your cover letter in the resume field.

Apply online here.

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Job Announcement – Administrative / Marketing at River City Housing

Small non-profit agency seeks multi-talented individual for multi-faceted job. Be the second person in a 2.5 person office: Executive Director, You, and Part-time Bookkeeper. Bring your administrative and marketing skills to River City Housing, a respected, long-established affordable housing developer. Take on your own tasks; support the work of likeable, hardworking others.

Please send resume and letter of interest to info@RiverCityHousing.org

Overview:
River City Housing is an equal opportunity employer and private non-profit. (EOE/M/F/D/V) Our mission is to improve the quality of life of low and moderate-income families and to strengthen neighborhoods by developing high-quality, affordable homes. We rehab/build from scratch/sell 12-16 single family homes per year. We also maintain 12 senior apartments and one permanent supportive housing unit. For more information, visit www.RiverCityHousing.org.

Job Description:
We have a full-time opening for an administrative/marketing position. This person will support and invigorate existing programs in rehab, construction and rental; interact with potential homeowners and realtors; participate in fundraising including grant applications; maintain records; share good energy and generally grow the organization.

Benefits:

  1. Medical Insurance
  2. Dental Insurance
  3. Retirement
  4. Paid time off includes vacation, sick pay, holidays.

Qualifications / Skills:

  1. BA/BS degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. 2 years of non-profit or marketing experience.
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Organizational skills
  5. Time management and attention to detail.
  6. Strong oral and written communications skills.
  7. Ability to perform as a team player, combined with ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  8. Ability to plan, follow-through and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  9. Ability to envision long-range goals and apply them to daily operations.
  10. Ability to interact with people of all ages, cultures and abilities in a pleasant manner.
  11. Proficient with computer and internet.
  12. Commitment to excellence.

Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check, pre-employment drug screen

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Job Announcement – Development Coordinator at CASA of the River Region, Inc.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Coordinator will perform activities related to grant research, management and writing. The Coordinator will be tasked with researching grant opportunities, writing grant applications; updating records, compiling and utilizing program and demographic data to support applications, and completing grant reports.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;
  • Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations;
  • Establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers;
  • Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts;
  • Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports;
  • Conducting prospect research;
  • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meeting deadlines and managing supplemental material required for proposals
  • Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and acknowledgement;
  • Updating and maintain grant records on Bloomerang fundraising software.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs other functions, as needed to achieve fundraising and development goals of the agency.
  • This statement sets forth the basic tasks and duties of the job, but is not intended to provide a detailed description of all functions that may be required to perform the job satisfactorily.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly-organized. .
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and able to successfully create and nurture relationships with donors, volunteers and staff.
  • Must have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information.
  • A high level of computer literacy required, familiarity with Bloomerang and Foundation Center databases a plus.
  • Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form using common sense understanding.
  • A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 -5 years of relevant experience required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work under stress and in fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work under conditions, which require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending and stooping.
  • Must be able to work some nights or weekends.
  • Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with a disability, as necessary.

REPORTS TO:

The Grants reports to the Director of Development.

CLASSIFICATION:

Part-time/Non-Exempt: 25 hours weekly.

TO APPLY:

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Job Announcement – Relationship Coordinator at Mom’s Closet Resource Center

Time Commitment:35.5 hours per week

Reports to:Personnel Committee Revised Date:June 30, 2017

Summary: The main purpose of this position is to support clients in the Life Plan program by building relationships with them and monitoring their progress and adherence to our policies and procedures. This position also is responsible for building partnerships with colleges and trade schools where they can recommend Mom’s Closet to students and/or building partnerships with other community resources as well as awareness of Mom’s Closet in the community.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Build relationships with clients, providing them with support and fulfilling their needs:
    • Assistance with school (books, registration, etc.), housing and employment
    • Keeping prayer requests on clients and their families.
  2. Maintain records for each client, including all programs and resources used to ensure that all policies and procedures are followed. This includes weekly report of pantry visits, phone conversations, financial requests (gas cards, LG&E, etc.), extra assistance provided to the client; completing payment request forms and distributing those checks.
  3. Interview and perform intake evaluation of potential clients.
  4. Assign sponsors to clients and provide reports to sponsors, accounting for funds spent and program information. This also is entered into the DonorSnap database.
  5. Support Executive Director in planning and implementing fundraising and support programs, such as:
    • Back to School (shoes- Shoe Carnival; Uniforms- shop with donations…prior to shopping, gather list of kid’s sizes, school uniform colors)
    • Holiday Basket sponsors
    • Extra Activities – such as ball games (e.g., U of L); Pool Party; Easter Egg Hunt; Halloween Party; etc.
  6. Support Executive Director in developing and implementing policies and procedures.
  7. Research and build partnerships with colleges and trade school and/or other community resources.
  8. Assist Executive Director in building awareness of MCRC in the community by writing articles, attending meetings and special events and giving presentations.
  9. Update databases, financial records, inventories, and other general office duties, as needed.
  10. Assist in stocking/restocking pantry.
  11. Work with volunteers.

Education and Experience

  1. Associates degree and two years of experience in a similar field OR four years of experience in a similar field.

Skills

  1. Computer skills: proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience using databases, doing data entry, queries, reports, etc. preferred.
  2. Effective verbal and written communication skills
  3. Excellent organizational and time management skills
  4. Household budgeting skills
  5. Marketing experience is preferred
  6. Presentation skills preferred
  7. Ability to nurture and empower others

Physical Requirements

  1. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs.
  2. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Number of people required to fill this position: 2 full time people (one each for 10-12 moms)

To apply email resume to: laura@momsclosetcenter.org

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Job Announcement – Scholarship Coordinator at Community Foundation of Louisville

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Development & Stewardship

DEPARTMENT: Development & Stewardship

STATUS: Full-time, Exempt

Nature of Work:

The Scholarship Coordinator is responsible for managing and administering the Foundation’s portfolio of scholarship funds. The Scholarship Coordinator continuously evaluates the Foundation’s scholarship program identifying opportunities for growth and excellence, while improving the donor and recipient experience. The Scholarship Coordinator will work as part of the Development and Stewardship Team to build relationships with donors, recipients and educational institutions.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Implement and promote the Foundation’s annual scholarship application process.
  • Recruit and train scholarship selection committees
  • Facilitate and oversee the scholarship selection committees’ responsibilities, assuring regulatory compliance, eligibility requirements and policy
  • Serve as primary point of contact for all communications with students, parents, counselors and college representatives
  • Maintain the Foundation’s scholarship software
  • Establish new scholarship funds
  • Research potential partnerships with schools
  • Work with the Foundation’s grant associates to insure the accuracy and timeliness of scholarship grant distributions.
  • Stay current with trends, best practices, and other regulations related to scholarship grantmaking
  • Create awareness of the scholarship program with potential donors, prospective recipients and the broader community
  • Evaluate the scholarship program on an annual basis
  • Other projects as assigned to improve the Foundation’s donor and grant recipient experience

Knowledge, Skills and Talent:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills to interact with a broad spectrum of constituencies including donors, community leaders, nonprofit/education representatives, Foundation board members, staff members, volunteers and scholarship recipients.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly word processing, spreadsheets, and database management.
  • Ability to complete multiple assignments within provided time constraints with minimal supervision.
  • Self-starter who works well independently, but who also thrives in a team environment, sharing ideas and working collaboratively.

Qualifications and Experience:

College degree required. 2-3 years professional experience desired, as well as experience with program development and management. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate complex information in a clear manner to a variety of audiences.

  • Manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong customer service with demonstrated ability to build and steward relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent analytical, administrative, computer and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with web-based software used to manage program applications.

Physical Requirements:

This position may require the ability to lift objects of at least 20 pounds in weight. Job duties require approximately 75% sitting/typing and 25% standing/walking. Physical requirements will vary depending upon the specific duties to be accomplished. Also, he or she must be able to operate and have access to a vehicle for work-related travel. In addition, it is a requirement of this position that the successful candidate be able to maintain a physical presence in the Louisville headquarters offices regularly and consistently and for the full regular work week. Attendance may be required at special events during normal working hours or outside the normal work week.

Compensation:

The position is a full-time, exempt staff assignment and will be eligible to participate in the Foundation’s Employee Health and Benefits Plan as set forth in the Foundation’s personnel policies. Compensation will be commensurate with skill level and experience.

The Community Foundation of Louisville is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants should apply by July 14 to kittyg@cflouisville.org.

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Job Announcement – Corporate Philanthropy Manager at Kentucky Science Center

REPORTS TO: Chief External Affairs Officer

SUMMARY:

Kentucky Science Center staff “Do Science” in engaging, educational and entertaining ways. This is our focus, not just on one single day, but every day. Today, more than ever, it is important for organizations in our community to welcome everyone, invite public discourse, encourage respect, inspire creativity and motivate innovation. The Center is committed to our mission – and our promise – to make science personal, fun, participatory and relevant for all. We value our employees and their professional development and offer a strong benefits package with a family-friendly schedule.

The Corporate Sponsorship Manager executes sponsorship and partner activity that occurs with local Science Center funders and partners. Special emphasis will be on event funding sponsorship of Science with a Twist and Thunderblast! This includes the identification, planning, execution and analysis of collaborative relationships and the outcomes associated with continued cultivation and stewardship of corporate donors. The position will personally manage a portfolio of donors and prospects and be actively involved in strategy sessions, cultivation and solicitation activities. This position will spend approximately 60% of the time working on stewardship and solicitation activities pertaining to the two events; 25% related to event planning and 15% on database and donor tracking.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify corporate prospects and conduct research to determine interest and giving potential.
  • Develop, manage and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for corporate sponsorships, including proposals and negotiation of marketing agreements.
  • Work directly with Science Center marketing staff and other departments to implement corporate sponsorship agreements.
  • Monitor and assist with the fulfillment of Kentucky Science Center’s obligations to funders.
  • Arrange, conduct and coordinate cultivation, stewardship and recognition activities such as on-site signage, recognition in publications and on-site visits for corporate sponsors and donors.
  • Communicates with staff about information about corporate requests and works with staff and volunteers on the corporate aspects of fundraising events.
  • Accountable for obtaining funds to meet annual financial goals.
  • Maintain accuracy of donor tracking systems and database for corporate constituents, while maintaining confidentiality of donor information.
  • Ensure timely donor acknowledgements, including thank you letters.
  • Implement on-going personal/written/phone contact with donors/potential donors.
  • Oversee/report monthly status of corporate operational budget through the Key Performance Indicator report.
  • Assure maintenance of a central file of donor records of correspondence (hard copy).
  • Assist in preparation of Annual Report.
  • Participates in Manager on Duty rotation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism, English, or related field.
  • Minimum two (2) years progressively responsible experience with proven fundraising track record, including grants, foundations and corporate giving.
  • Previous work experience within a cultural, educational, or similar not-for-profit organization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the basic principles, concepts and methodology of fund raising in not-for-profit organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability in proposal writing.
  • Strong organizational, administration, telephone and interpersonal communication skills, detail and “big picture” oriented.
  • Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals.
  • General understanding of donor database management and an ease in the integration of technology, data management tools, and integrated IT platform systems to qualify and quantify work.
  • Works independently and energetically; handles large numbers of details with ease; meets deadlines; operates comfortably in a fast-past, conceptual environment and is able to turn strategy and concept into detailed work plan with goals and objectives; holds self and others accountable.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances.
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate and foundation donors, and interact via telephone and in person with institutional representatives.
  • Knowledge of principles of public relations.
  • Skill in preparing written reports and presentations. Solid writing, editing and presentation ability.
  • Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands.
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations and foundations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Ability to work evenings (2 times a month) and weekends (1 time a month).

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work setting may vary from a quiet office setting to a moderately noisy environment that includes many distractions.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

  • Computer, printer, telephone, photocopy machine, fax machine, shop tools and equipment

CLASSIFICATION:

Exempt
Permanent Full-Time

Reasonable accommodation may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of this job.

The Kentucky Science Center reserves the right to revise this Position Description, as it deems necessary.

You can apply here.

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Job Announcement – Regional Philanthropy Manager at Kentucky Science Center

REPORTS TO:Chief External Affairs Officer

SUMMARY:

Kentucky Science Center staff “Do Science” in engaging, educational and entertaining ways. This is our focus, not just on one single day, but every day. Today, more than ever, it is important for organizations in our community to welcome everyone, invite public discourse, encourage respect, inspire creativity and motivate innovation. The Center is committed to our mission – and our promise – to make science personal, fun, participatory and relevant for all. We value our employees and their professional development and offer a strong benefits package with a family-friendly schedule.

The Regional Sponsorship Manager executes sponsorship and partner activity that occurs at identified areas of influence throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Key areas include Bowling Green, Owensboro, Lexington and Southern Indiana. The successful candidate will be responsible for identification, execution and analysis of collaborative relationships and the outcomes associated with continued cultivation and stewardship of corporate and individual donors in those areas. The position will personally manage a portfolio of donors and prospects and be actively involved in strategy sessions, cultivation and solicitation activities. This position will spend approximately 80% of the time working on stewardship and solicitation activities and 20% on database, donor tracking and collaboration among staff.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify corporate and individual prospects and conduct research to determine interest and giving potential.
  • Develop, manage and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for corporate sponsorships and grants, including proposals and negotiation of marketing agreements.
  • Work directly with Science Center marketing staff and other departments to implement corporate sponsorship agreements.
  • Monitor and assist with the fulfillment of Kentucky Science Center’s obligations to funders.
  • Arrange, conduct and coordinate cultivation, stewardship and recognition activities such as on-site signage, recognition in publications and on-site visits for corporate sponsors and donors.
  • Collaborates with specified Visitor Experience staff members about goals and best ways to partner in region for successful outcomes.
  • Accountable for obtaining funds to meet annual financial goals.
  • Maintain accuracy of donor tracking systems and database for corporate and individual constituents, while maintaining confidentiality of donor information.
  • Ensure timely donor acknowledgements, including thank you letters.
  • Implement on-going personal/written/phone contact with donors/potential donors.
  • Oversee/report monthly status of corporate operational budget through the Key Performance Indicator report.
  • Assure maintenance of a central file of donor records of correspondence (hard copy).
  • Assist in preparation of Annual Report.
  • Participates in Manager on Duty rotation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism, English, or related field.
  • Minimum two (2) years progressively responsible experience with proven fundraising track record, including grants, foundations and corporate giving.
  • Previous work experience within a cultural, educational, or similar not-for-profit organization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the basic principles, concepts and methodology of fund raising in not-for-profit organizations.
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate and individual donors, and interact via telephone and in person with institutional representatives.
  • Demonstrated ability in proposal writing.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting with External Affairs and Visitor Experience departments.
  • Strong organizational, administration, telephone and interpersonal communication skills, detail and “big picture” oriented.
  • Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals.
  • General understanding of donor database management and an ease in the integration of technology, data management tools, and integrated IT platform systems to qualify and quantify work.
  • Works independently and energetically; handles large numbers of details with ease; meets deadlines; operates comfortably in a fast-past, conceptual environment and is able to turn strategy and concept into detailed work plan with goals and objectives; holds self and others accountable.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances.
  • Knowledge of principles of public relations.
  • Skill in preparing written reports and presentations. Solid writing, editing and presentation ability.
  • Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands.
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating commitments from corporations and individuals.
  • Ability to work evenings (2 times a month) and weekends (1 time a month).

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work setting may vary from a quiet office setting to a moderately noisy environment that includes many distractions.
  • Will need to travel to locations outlined above approximately every 4-6 weeks.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

  • Computer, printer, telephone, photocopy machine, fax machine, shop tools and equipment

CLASSIFICATION:

Exempt
Permanent Full-Time

Reasonable accommodation may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of this job.

The Kentucky Science Center reserves the right to revise this Position Description, as it deems necessary.

You can apply here.

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Job Announcement – Family Education Program Coordinator at Backside Learning Center

Reports To: Director of the Backside Learning Center, Inc.
FLSA Status: Non-exempt, Full-time

The Backside Learning Center (BLC) is a 501c3 organization located on the backside of Churchill Downs, with the mission of building community and enriching the lives of backside workers and families. The BLC provides educational programming, social services and referrals to the nearly 1000 backside workers and their families. The population served consists primarily of immigrants from various Latin American countries.

The BLC’s Family Education Program (FEP) is designed to give the families of equine workers and those in the surrounding neighborhood the opportunity to develop their language and culture skills together. The BLC is able to provide academic and social enrichment activities to school-aged children, while offering simultaneous English classes for their parents.

After school tutoring is completely volunteer-led. Youth participants (ages 5-15) complete their homework, practice reading skills, and engage in academic and social enrichment activities facilitated by a volunteer tutor. English classes for parents are taught by BLC interns or volunteers.

This program is currently held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at our off-site location.

Summary of Position:

The Family Education Program Coordinator is a full-time position, responsible for the planning and implementation of the FEP with the goal of facilitating youth participants’ academic and social-emotional development, allowing their parents the opportunity to develop their English skills, including the implementation of elements of the family literacy model. The position will work out of the BLC’s main office, located on the backside of Churchill Downs race track, while also performing responsibilities at the FEP program site near the track. The Family Education Program Coordinator will work as part of the team of staff, ensuring that the FEP goals and activities are consistent with the overall mission of the organization. The position will work under the direct supervision of the BLC Program Manager, with oversight of the Executive Director.

This position requires evening hours twice weekly at a minimum.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the implementation of the FEP, including set up, oversight and coordination of volunteers, response to the needs of program participants; generally create a clear, effective, and comfortable learning environment
  • Create and execute plans for the enhancement or improvement of FEP activities, particularly the implementation of social and emotional enrichment opportunities
  • Conduct outreach with potential program participants, including walking the barns to invite parents to participate, following up with potential participants through phone calls or home visits, and informing new participants of the program
  • Maintain strong communication and build relationships with youth participants themselves as well as their parents, teachers, and other involved community members
  • Develop materials to send home with youth participants providing tips and other information for parents
  • Coordinate FEP volunteers: Train, place, and recognize volunteers. Create materials, communicate effectively, and provide support to ensure quality implementation of the FEP
  • Produce event announcements and communication materials (in English and Spanish)
  • Facilitate partnerships and build strong working relationships with community stakeholders
  • Develop methods of assessing and demonstrating the efficacy of the FEP and keep appropriate records
  • Maintain records of FEP participants and volunteers and generate reports
  • Assist BLC staff with identifying and researching funding opportunities; provide relevant FEP information for grant preparation; assistance with fundraising events as needed
  • Provide information and photos related to the FEP for the BLC website, social media sites, and newsletter
  • Organize FEP spaces and materials, keeping them organized and stocked with necessary materials
  • Development and implementation of the Family Literacy model within the BLC’s FEP
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Able to identify abilities, deficiencies, and proficiencies; have instructional strategies; able to manage behavioral issues effectively; have demonstrated leadership skills and creativity; able to plan and implement programming to facilitate participants’ social and emotional development
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in education or related fields
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in education with schools or community groups
  • Spanish speaking, reading and writing fluency required
  • Experience working with elementary or middle school aged children
  • Experience working with diverse populations and cultures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to the mission of the BLC
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, email, internet navigation, and effective use of social media
  • Must have reliable form of transportation and valid driver’s license

Please submit a resume and cover letter no later than 7/30/17 to sstanley@backsidelearningcenter.org

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Job Announcement – Director of Development at Actors Theatre of Louisville

Reports To: Managing Director
Department: Development
FLSA: Exempt

About Actors Theatre of Louisville:

Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Tony-Award winning State Theatre of Kentucky, seeks qualified and passionate applicants for the position of Director of Development.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Les Waters and Managing Director, Kevin E. Moore, Actors Theatre serves to unlock human potential, build community and enrich quality of life by engaging people in theatre that reflects the wonder and complexity of our time.

Actors Theatre presents almost 350 performances annually across three theatres and delivers a broad range of programming impacting local and national audiences with a particular focus on new play development influencing the field of American theatre. Programs include classical repertory and contemporary work through the Brown-Forman Series, holiday favorites cherished as annual traditions, the Humana Festival of New American Plays influencing the canon of American theatre, an Education program where students see and make plays, and a theatre training program for 40+, the Professional Training Company.

Actors Theatre seeks to create brave space where it is safe to be who you are and diverse identities, ideas, cultures and opinions are cultivated because we believe the diversity of our community is a defining strength. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, including the plays we produce, casting, marketing and community engagement efforts, education programs, recruitment of staff and volunteers, and the composition of the Board of Directors. People of color and members of underrepresented communities are invited and encouraged to apply.

Summary of Position:

The Director of Development is a member of the Theatre’s senior leadership team, reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with the Board of Directors and other volunteers. This position leads strategy development and supervises the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all fundraising programs, including special events, to raise $4.6+ million in annual contributed income through individual, corporate, foundation, and government support.

The Essential Functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates regularly with the Managing Director and Artistic Director to ensure a clear and accurate interpretation of the organization’s vision and direction.
  • Supervises a staff of 4 full-time professional personnel responsible for securing individual, corporate, foundation and government support.
  • Cultivates a major gifts portfolio of the Theatre’s top donors across individual, corporate and foundation supporters.
  • Leads initiatives to achieve goals defined in Actors Theatre’s strategic plan, and further develop long-range contributed income goals and strategies.
  • Plans and executes strategies to raise capital and endowment funds on an ongoing basis. The Theatre is in the early stages of a major capital campaign.
  • Serves as the primary Development liaison to the Board of Director’s Executive, Internal Affairs, External Affairs, Governance and Campaign Committees.
  • Manages cash flow expectations and annual expense budget for contributed income. Prepare monthly reports for the Finance department and various Board committees that detail progress toward goals.
  • Works closely with staff, the Board of Directors and other volunteers to maximize the effectiveness of the Theatre’s diverse special events, which range from small cultivation dinners and opening night parties to the annual fundraiser Lobster Feast, in order to help attract, develop and retain donors.
  • Supervises and manages the research and preparation of all foundation, corporate and government grant proposals and oversee grant administration and reporting.
  • Cultivates participation in a formal planned giving program.
  • Oversees the success of the Theatre’s young professional volunteer organization, interACT.
  • Collaborates with the senior leadership team on key organizational issues ranging from long-term strategy to day-to-day management and infrastructure needs.
  • Represents the Theatre across the community, at various events and by serving on committees, to further promote the value of the performing arts and Actors Theatre in particular.
  • Maintains a strong relationship with the Marketing department and Box Office to ensure organizational strategy coordination and customer relationship management in marketing and fundraising efforts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of principles, ethics and practices of successful fundraising.
  • Excellent strategic thinking, leadership and relationship-building skills.
  • Proven leadership, managerial, and interpersonal skills to guide a high-performing team to success; pro-active and positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills to effectively work with a variety of people and personalities.
  • Exceptional organization skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Skill in raising contributed income through major gifts, an annual fund, corporate sponsorship, planned gifts and endowment support, in-kind giving and capital campaigns.
  • Skill in initiating and utilizing innovative approaches to fundraising.
  • Excellent team builder with motivational and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with board members, colleagues, donors and volunteers.
  • Ability to be hands-on with various tactics to reach annual targets.
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects and work with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to work on variety of projects simultaneously is essential.
  • Ability to lead multiple long and short term projects simultaneously, meeting all related deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing.
  • Ability to work at the conceptual level as well as the implementation phase.
  • Ability to work successfully under pressure.
  • Ability to manage and effectively communicate pertinent information with staff and board.
  • Ability to present, inform and motivate individuals and groups about the Theatre’s mission and program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Professional experience may be substituted.
  • Five (5) or more years’ leadership experience.
  • Five (5) or more years’ fundraising experience.
  • Previous experience working on capital campaign management.
  • Experience developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members, donors, and community members.
  • Demonstrated experience with best-practice fundraising methods and techniques.
  • Computer and internet literacy; experience in donor database (Tessitura and/or Raisers Edge preferred).
  • A genuine interest in and knowledge of the Theatre with a commitment to the organization’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion work.

Compensation:

Compensation will be competitive with similar positions throughout the region. The range of benefits includes medical and dental insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, paid time off and, a 403(b) retirement plan.

To Apply:

Applicants interested in applying for this position must email Cover Letter and Resume by July 24, 2017 to:

Marie Tull, Human Resources Manager
mtull@actorstheatre.org

No phone calls please.

Actors Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Job Announcement – Development Coordinator at Bluegrass Conservancy

Development Coordinator

Bluegrass Conservancy (BGC) is the largest accredited regional land trust in Kentucky and protects the scenic farmland, cultural landscape, and natural habitat in the Bluegrass Region. BGC is currently seeking a full-time Development Coordinator to perform a range of activities supporting all aspects of the development, fundraising and donor stewardship program with a primary focus on donor database management, gift processing, acknowledgements and maintaining donor relations. He/she will also provide prospect research/tracking for fundraising initiatives and campaigns. This is a new position and will be primarily responsible to work with the Executive Director and Development Committee to coordinate all fund development to include annual, major and planned gifts, special projects and grant writing for the purpose of obtaining individual, foundation, and corporate support. The Development Coordinator may also assist with other special projects as determined by the executive director.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Focusing on major gifts fundraising from individuals, corporations, and foundations in support of the BGC and managing a portfolio of 150+ major gift prospects at the $1,000+ level;
  • Conducting/coordinating at least 50 personal donor visits annually to develop relationships with major donors and prospects;
  • Maintaining donor data and contacts in the database (Donor Perfect) to ensure complete and accurate information on the donor/prospect;
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising plan to meet or exceed the annual fundraising goal per the budget;
  • Working with BGC Staff, Board and Development Committee, identify and pursue support from various revenue sources for annual operations and special projects;
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge and understanding of development techniques and fundraising best practices to interact with donors and their advisors on charitable gifts;
  • Supporting the mission of BGC and maintaining a working knowledge of priority campaigns, programs, and land conservation techniques.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and specialized training in fundraising practices or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of development experience with proven success in building fundraising programs and in securing major gifts at the five and six-figure level required.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging and building relationships with highly rated prospects and donors and ability to communicate the BGC’s mission and programs.
  • Experience with and interest in land conservation preferred.
  • Knowledge of both on-line and off-line fund raising best practices.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to build and foster relationships and demonstrating high standards of tact, diplomacy, and discretion.
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency with databases, preferably Donor Perfect and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • The ability to travel and attend evening meetings and weekend events.

Send letter of interest and resume to Elizabeth Buxton, Executive Director, Bluegrass Conservancy, 380 South Mill Street, Suite 205 Lexington, KY 40508 or email to ebuxton@bluegrassconservancy.org

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Job Announcement – VP of Marketing and Sales at American Printing House for the Blind

Our client, American Printing House for the Blind, located in Louisville, KY, is the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace and independent living products and services for people who are blind or visually impaired. They are seeking an inspirational and passionate, highly-mission driven Vice President of Marketing and Sales. The VP of Marketing & Sales reports to the President and is a key member of the Executive team. He/she is responsible for providing strategic marketing leadership and sales direction, and leading efforts to identify market expansion, delivering sales growth for the organization beyond its core government supported business. An undergraduate degree is required. An advanced degree, along with previous experience with the visually impaired community while not required, will distinguish the most attractive candidates.

To view the Position Specifications please click here:
www.eflassociates.com/APH-VP-Marketing-Sales

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com

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Job Announcement – Paralegal at Legal Aid Society

BARGAINING UNIT POSITION DESCRIPTION

PARALEGAL

Purpose of the job: To provide uniform, high-quality service to client applicants and to support staff attorneys in the provision of legal services.

Work environment: Work is performed in the office setting, in administrative agencies, and in the community.

Reports to Advocacy Director or other designated manager.

Essential job functions

  • Telephone intake of potential clients, identifying their legal problems and determining their eligibility for service.
  • Assemble client information in documents or pleadings appropriate to the client’s case.
  • Negotiate on behalf of eligible clients with landlords, government agencies, utility companies and others, as necessary.
  • Represent clients at administrative hearings, including assembling evidence, interviewing and preparing witnesses, securing expert testimony, presenting evidence at the hearing, cross-examining opposing witnesses, and drafting memoranda of law. Conduct appeals as necessary.
  • Assist LAS attorneys in preparation of cases as needed and as directed.
  • Design and implement community legal education activities, including workshops, pamphlets, and presentations to groups in the community.
  • Improve skills and knowledge of legal issues in his/her specialty area(s) by regularly reading legal material and participating in training events.
  • Become familiar with and develop working relationship with social service agencies and governmental agencies which offer services to LAS-eligible clients.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files. Prepare such reports and complete such forms as are required by program policies.
  • Participate in program activities such as case reviews, unit meetings, and staff meetings. Participate in statewide activities, including coalitions and statewide training events.
  • Perform other duties commensurate with the Paralegal duties outlined above at the direction of his/her immediate supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Must have demonstrable commitment to understanding and addressing issues of low-income constituents.
  • Must have Bachelor or Paralegal degree or comparable education (law school course work or law degree) and/or comparable work experience.
  • Must have skills to use office technologies, including case management software.
  • Must have strong interviewing and client counseling skills and have a commitment to public interest work.
  • Must be able to balance administrative and client advocacy responsibilities.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, hold a valid driver’s license, and be able to be insured under the Legal Aid Society auto insurance policy.

Physical requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, controls or equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or to otherwise balance the workload.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Melissa Foster at the Legal Aid Society (416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202) or to mfoster@laslou.org.

Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Announcement – Senior Staff Attorney at Legal Aid Society

BARGAINING UNIT POSITION DESCRIPTION

SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY

Purpose of Job: To provide supervision and case management assistance to other case handlers within the Family Law Unit to ensure the unit is providing uniform, high quality advocacy for low-income clients in all forums, including the courts, administrative agencies, and community outreach initiatives.

Work Environment: Work performed in the office setting, in the courts, and in the community.

Reports to Advocacy Director or other designated supervisor.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide legal representation through the policies and practices consistent with professional standards for the delivery of civil legal services to the poor and consistent with any requirement of Legal Services Corporation and all other funding sources or program policies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files or records. Prepare reports and timely complete forms and records necessary for client services or administrative tasks related to job.
  • Interact with clients and staff and service providers professionally and appropriately. Establish and maintain rapport with clients to obtain accurate information and to establish trust. Work with other staff on client services or other program tasks in a collegial and cooperative nature. Develop and nurture good relations with service providers who make referrals or otherwise coordinate with the program.
  • Work with supervisor to develop plan for advocacy work within program priorities and funding to define balance between impact work and service work, as well as community education and other outreach.
  • Work with supervisor to identify individual training needs and develop strategies with case supervisor to address those needs.
  • Attend and actively participate in statewide planning meetings, trainings and task forces, as well as office meetings.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, hold a valid driver’s license, and be able to be insured under the Legal Aid Society auto insurance policy.
  • Occasional night and weekend work hours; some local and out of town travel.

The following duties are to be performed as an adjunct to those regular duties of a staff attorney described above.

  • Serve as program liaison with community groups, government agencies, and funders relating to unit issues.
  • Develop outreach, training, service delivery model, and long range planning for unit.
  • Supervise case handlers assigned to unit.
  • Supervise case acceptance meetings and oversee assignment of cases.
  • Monitor case handlers’ work on cases.
  • Provide mentoring to inexperienced case handlers.
  • Conduct quarterly case reviews for all case handlers.
  • Train case handlers on proper file maintenance and LSC regulations and ensure case handler’s compliance.
  • Serve as substantive area expert/consultant for staff outside unit.
  • Participate in office-wide meetings in developing a comprehensive client services plan.
  • Submit reports to board and funders concerning progress and work of unit.
  • Maintain a caseload.

Qualifications:

  • Must have demonstrable commitment to understanding and addressing issues of low-income constituents.
  • Must have J.D. and be admitted to practice in Kentucky and in good standing or must be eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar under Kentucky Supreme Court Rule 2.112 if admitted to practice in another state.
  • Must have skills to use office technologies, including case management software.
  • Must be able to balance administrative and client advocacy responsibilities.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, controls or equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other: The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or to otherwise balance the workload.

Compensation for the performance of these duties will be by an annual stipend as established by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Selection of the Senior Staff Attorney and continued service as a Senior Staff Attorney is at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Melissa Foster at the Legal Aid Society (416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202) or to mfoster@laslou.org.

Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Announcement – Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator at WAC

Position Description
Job Title:
Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator
Program:
Across programs
Positions Type:
Hourly to start; 30 hrs/week, $13/hr
Supervisor:
Executive Director

Position Summary
The Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator will coordinate the implementation of communications and marketing efforts across all programs of the organization. The Coordinator will take the lead on event logistics, maintain accurate donor/member management database, and manage the design and brand consistency of communication across platforms, including website, social media and print.

Role: Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator

  • Write, submit and follow-up to ensure placement on press releases and stories to established contacts with local and regional media
  • Coordinate and maintain all graphic design/key documents including one-pagers, annual reports, posters, signage, flyers and brochures
  • Create communication campaigns that connect and engage the public
  • Coordinate website and social media updates, design and content
  • Cultivate and expand membership development and fulfillment
  • Actively participate on committees as necessary and appropriate
  • Plan, implement and follow-up for all special events
  • Coordinate event logistics, publicity, including public relations, advertising and collateral material design, production and distribution
  • Supervise and coordinate with event contractors
  • Assist the Executive Director and board committees in other fundraising programs as necessary

Key Competencies

Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills, including attention to spelling and grammar
  • Excellent time management with strong attention to details
  • Comfortable with website management
  • Familiarity with a variety of online marketing, social media and donor management tools, such as Mailchimp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or comparable platforms
  • Excellent verbal communication and emotional intelligence
  • Strong people and partnership development skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Concise reporting skills

Experience and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or two-year Associate Degree with at least two years’ professional work experience
  • Entrepreneurial and with initiative to help identify and develop new opportunities
  • Capacity to be flexible and undertake the range of duties efficiently in a variety of contexts and times
  • Empathy when dealing with people from diverse cultural, linguistic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Flexibility to work during off hours for events as scheduled
  • Driver’s license & own car for regular errands and meetings

About the WAC:
The World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana (WAC) is a non-profit member-based organization whose mission is to promote cross-cultural awareness, education and tolerance through nonpartisan and quality programming on current international issues for the state of Kentucky and Southern Indiana. As a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the WAC seeks to engage diplomats and experts across diverse fields to inform, stimulate and connect our community to the most pressing international issues of the day and prospects for the future. Through our Speaker Series, International Visitor Exchange programs, Education and other Special Events, WAC offer our community the chance to hear directly from prominent world leaders and experts on a variety of global concerns.

If interested, please send resume to xy.zhao@worldkentucky.org.

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Job Announcement – Program Coordinator at SBAK (LOU)

Program Coordinator Job Description

Job Title: Louisville/Western Kentucky Program Coordinator

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Type: Full-Time Professional (37 hours per week)

Description: The Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, administering, and assessing SBAK’s programs and services for families affected by Spina Bifida, as well as Spina Bifida prevention programs, across Kentucky.

Duties:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director and other Program Coordinator to identify needs and program opportunities, and strategically plan programs throughout the year and the state.
  • Plan, promote, execute, and assess programs in specified geographic territory in Kentucky.
  • Help plan and implement the Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida in Louisville and Paducah.
  • Secure exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers for the Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida in Paducah.
  • Coordinate volunteers for programs/events.
  • Provide one-on-one consultation, research, and referrals to families and individuals who call with questions or concerns. Build relationships with families through programs and by attending clinic, phone calls, emails, and other communications. Encourage support relationships among families.
  • Identify opportunities for health fairs and other prevention activities, and serve as primary staff or coordinate volunteers for such opportunities.
  • Strictly adhere to grant guidelines when a program has been funded by a grantor.
  • Collaborate with other programs and services offered by other community groups when applicable for the best interest of the individual affected by Spina Bifida and the betterment of the association.
  • Record all contacts with constituents in the database and follow through with contacts in a timely manner.
  • Keep the Executive Director informed of activities, programs, and contacts with families.
  • Must have reliable transportation for travel to and from program/event locations.
  • Programs/events involve set-up and breakdown, requiring lifting up to 20lbs.
  • Available for other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Uphold the mission of the Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience in program/project management
  • Detail oriented, Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a small organization, and also independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines and budgets while handling multiple projects
  • Willingness to work weekend programs and travel to different parts of the state

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Spina Bifida
  • Graphic Design/Desktop publishing skills
  • Experience working with databases
  • Event Coordination experience

Applying:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Erin Gillespie, SBAK Executive Director:

Email: egillespie@sbak.org

Mailing Address: SBAK, 982 Eastern Parkway, Box 18, Louisville, KY 40217

Fax: 502-637-1010

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Job Announcement – Program Coordinator at SBAK (LEX)

Program Coordinator Job Description

Job Title: Lexington/Eastern Kentucky Program Coordinator

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Type: Full-Time Professional (37hours per week)

Description: The Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, administering, and assessing SBAK’s programs and services for families affected by Spina Bifida, as well as Spina Bifida prevention programs, across Kentucky.

Duties:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director and other Program Coordinator to identify needs and program opportunities, and strategically plan programs throughout the year and the state.
  • Plan, promote, execute, and assess programs in specified geographic territory in Kentucky.
  • Help plan and implement the Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida in Lexington and Eastern Ky.
  • Secure exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers for the Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida in Lexington and Eastern Ky.
  • Coordinate volunteers for programs/events.
  • Provide one-on-one consultation, research, and referrals to families and individuals who call with questions or concerns. Build relationships with families through programs and by attending clinic, phone calls, emails, and other communications. Encourage support relationships among families.
  • Identify opportunities for health fairs and other prevention activities, and serve as primary staff or coordinate volunteers for such opportunities.
  • Strictly adhere to grant guidelines when a program has been funded by a grantor.
  • Collaborate with other programs and services offered by other community groups when applicable for the best interest of the individual affected by Spina Bifida and the betterment of the association.
  • Record all contacts with constituents in the database and follow through with contacts in a timely manner.
  • Keep the Executive Director informed of activities, programs, and contacts with families.
  • Must have reliable transportation for travel to and from program/event locations.
  • Programs/events involve set-up and breakdown, requiring lifting up to 20lbs.
  • Available for other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Uphold the mission of the Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience in program/project management
  • Detail oriented, Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a small organization, and also independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines and budgets while handling multiple projects
  • Willingness to work weekend programs and travel to different parts of the state

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Spina Bifida
  • Graphic Design/Desktop publishing skills
  • Experience working with databases
  • Event Coordination experience

Applying:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Erin Gillespie, SBAK Executive Director:

Email: egillespie@sbak.org

Mailing Address: SBAK, 982 Eastern Parkway, Box 18, Louisville, KY 40217

Fax: 502-637-1010

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Job Announcement – Urban Agriculture Assistant at Louisville Grows, Inc.

JOB TITLE: ​Urban Agriculture Assistant
TO APPLY:​ Send cover letter, three references, and resume to whitney@louisvillegrows.org by Friday, March 3rd, 2017
HOURS: ​20 Hours / week at $15/hour: mileage reimbursement (reliable transportation a requirement), phone paid at 50% of bill for work use
STATUS:​ Part-time with possibility for full-time employment pending funding
REPORTS TO:​ Director of Urban Agriculture
Louisville Grows is working to grow a just and sustainable community in Louisville, KY through urban agriculture, urban forestry, and environmental education. We are looking for someone to join our small team who is flexible, hardworking, and passionate about our mission.

OVERVIEW:
The Urban Agriculture Assistant provides assistance to the Director of Urban Agriculture (DUA) to fulfill the goals of the Urban Farm Training and Community Gardens Programs that will allow Louisville Grows to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. A significant part of the Urban Agriculture Assistant’s responsibilities will be carrying out on-farm education through demonstrating and delegating tasks for the farmers and gardeners. Other responsibilities will primarily be communication and education to support our community members in the gardens.

Qualifications:
● Must possess a strong work ethic, positive attitude and work well within a team
● Must have strong communication skills and be an effective listener
● Must be able to give work direction and work well within a diverse work environment
● Must enjoy working outdoors and be willing to work in a variety of weather conditions
● Experience with manual labor and using tools safely
● Proactive and able to ask for help and offer help as needed- always looking for solutions
● Must be 18 years of age or older with a valid driver license and a clean driving record as determined by our insurance carrier.
● Must have the ability to frequently climb, bend, stoop, twist and frequently lift 50 pounds

Preferred Skills (not required, learning on the job a possibility)
● Knowledge of social and food justice issues in Louisville
● High School diploma or GED equivalent
● Some knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google applications
● Minimum 3 full seasons of organic vegetable farming
● Supervisory experience including field delegation, demonstrations, and crew leadership
● Working knowledge of multiple languages, community engagement, facilitation, working with people from multiple cultures
● Familiarity with CSA and wholesale accounts
● Familiarity with tractors (Grillo walk behind and Kubota B Series), hand tools, irrigation, cover cropping, and pest management using organic methods
● Crop planning
● Greenhouse use
● Basic land management for planting trees, shrubs, and perennials
● Farm recordkeeping

Essential Functions:
*Note: This list is not the sole responsibility of the Urban Agriculture Assistant. Roles and responsibilities are
shared with the Urban Agriculture Director, and will be divided based on skills and experience.

Production:
● Gardens – assist in the delivery of supplies and installation of up to 10 community gardens
● Manage field production for weekly CSA and 4+ wholesale accounts, including crop planning, seed and stock ordering, field preparation, seeding/transplanting, cultivation/weed management, trellising/staking, harvest
● Start all plants needed in the onsite greenhouse
● Ensure good post-harvest handling practices
● Deliveries to wholesale customers, farmers markets and wholesale sales as needed

Education:
● Gardens – teach a weekly workshop in spring and fall in demo garden to support community gardeners
● Lead field shifts with farmers April – October
● Generate content for and lead field walks and harvest walks with farmers
● Provide input for farmers curriculum and assessment
● Lead volunteers as needed
● Provide structure and guidance for community gardeners in the additional acre
● Communicate farm production/education practices, etc. with farmers and public via weekly field notes and quarterly articles
● Communicate weekly farm task lists with farmers and Louisville Grows staff coordinator

Team:
● Participate in weekly meetings with staff
● Provide updates, insight, feedback at weekly check-ins with supervisor
● Attend and assist with additional events when necessary
● Participate in professional development opportunities to continue to gain and refine skills

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Job Announcement – Class Facilitator at Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council

Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council (LYPC) is Seeking Class Facilitators
MISSION
The Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council (LYPC) serves to educate youth about philanthropy, inspiring them through hands-on experiences to become community leaders. This effort creates a symbiotic program for the community that teaches philanthropy to youth and benefits local non-profits that we fund.

Role: LYPC Facilitator

Purpose: The role of the facilitator is to guide and support the LYPC students. LYPC classes take place on fifteen Saturdays during the year (September – March), from 11:00am – 1:30pm.Duties:

  • Participate in the interview process for incoming LYPC students. This process generally takes place during the summer months of June and July.
  • Attend all 15 classes throughout the school year. Classes take place on Saturdays from 11:00am – 1:30pm (lunch is provided).
  • Each year there will be two simultaneous councils with approximately 15 students each; one LYPC facilitator will be assigned for each council.
  • LYPC facilitators are responsible for note-taking during class breakout sessions with their councils, all communication with their council members (including sending class notes, reminders, etc.), organizing non-profits to make presentations to councils, and coordination of off-site visits (two per council team).
  • LYPC facilitators are responsible for guiding the council members, making sure that they are asking good questions, understanding the information presented, and providing needed support to achieve the classroom objectives.
  • LYPC facilitators will also help organize the end-of-year Banquet. This event is fully led by the students, and several classes are dedicated to development of the logistics, script, and student presentations.
  • LYPC facilitators will create class notes for their teams, to be submitted to the Executive Director for posting onto the LYPC website (www.lypc.org).
  • LYPC facilitators must attend a 1-2 hour training session prior to the beginning of the class year.

Skills/Qualifications: the applicant must be a dynamic individual who is a good communicator, and well-organized. It would be desirable for the applicant to have had experience working with high school-age young adults. The applicant should be able to create a good rapport with students, and be comfortable in a support role – since the students make the critical decisions during the classes. Applicants must provide their own communication devices and be able to communicate via e-mail, text and phone. Applicants must have a minimum of an Associate-level degree (or equivalent), and be willing to provide information to facilitate a background check.

Payment Structure: Each LYPC facilitator will be paid $20 per hour, up to a maximum of $1,800 (90 hours/year). The facilitator is responsible for tracking his/her hours and submitting invoices to the Executive Director at the beginning of each month for the previous month’s work. LYPC facilitators are engaged as ‘independent contractors’ through the fiscal sponsorship relationship that the Community Foundation of Louisville maintains with the LYPC, and checks for payment of services to the facilitators are issued by the Community Foundation of Louisville. Independent contractors are responsible for payment of all taxes (income taxes are not withheld).
Interested applicants can contact the LYPC at director@lypc.org for more information.

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Job Announcement – Donor Engagement Officer at Planned Parenthood of Indiana and KY

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) brings more than 80 years of history providing reproductive health care and information in the Hoosier state and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. PPINK is an affiliate of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), the nation’s leading sexual and reproductive health care advocate and provider. Our skilled professionals provide confidential reproductive health care and comprehensive sexuality education.

Donor Engagement Officer
Louisville, KY – Full time with benefits (40 hours/week)

General Description: Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is seeking an experienced and energetic fundraising professional to fill this position in Kentucky. Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, this position will coordinate and support fundraising strategies throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The Donor Engagement Officer will manage a portfolio of approximately 100 donors with giving potential of $1,000 or more, providing a mix of stewardship, cultivation, asks and event coordination to meet established fundraising goals. The Donor Engagement Officer will partner with Public Policy to strengthen the organization’s donor engagement efforts. This position will spend approximately 80 percent of time meeting and contacting donors primarily through face-to-face contact.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in related field with 2 – 5 years of fundraising experience.
  • Prior major gift experience preferred.
  • Will require evening and weekend work.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Outgoing and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Possess excellent written, oral, mathematical, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office software.
  • Proficient with Raiser’s Edge preferred.

This position will be located in our Louisville, KY health center

TO APPLY Visit: www.plannedparenthood.org

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Job Announcement – Child Support Hotline Staff Attorney at Legal Aid Society

BARGAINING UNIT POSITION DESCRIPTION

STAFF ATTORNEY

Purpose of Job: To provide uniform, high quality advocacy for low-income clients in all forums, including the courts, administrative agencies, and community outreach initiatives.

Work Environment: Work performed in the office setting, in the courts, in administrative agencies and in the community.

Reports to Advocacy Director or other designated manager.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Provide legal representation through the policies and practices consistent with professional standards for the delivery of civil legal services to the poor and consistent with any requirement of Legal Services Corporation and all other funding sources or program policies.

2. Maintain accurate and complete files or records. Prepare reports and timely complete forms and records necessary for client services or administrative tasks related to job.

3. Interact with clients and staff and service providers professionally and appropriately. Establish and maintain rapport with clients to obtain accurate information and to establish trust. Work with other staff on client services or other program tasks in a collegial and cooperative nature. Develop and nurture good relations with service providers who make referrals or otherwise coordinate with the program.

4. Work with supervisor to develop plan for advocacy work within program priorities and funding to define balance between impact work and service work, as well as community education and other outreach.

5. Work with supervisor to identify individual training needs and develop strategies with case supervisor to address those needs.

6. Attend and actively participate in planning meetings, trainings and task forces, as well as office meetings.

7. Occasional night and weekend work hours; some local and out of town travel.

Qualifications:

1. Must have demonstrable commitment to understanding and addressing issues of low-
income constituents.

2. Must have J.D. and be admitted to practice in Kentucky and in good standing or must be eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar under Kentucky Supreme Court Rule 2.112 if admitted to practice in another state.

3. Must have skills to use office technologies, including case management software.

4. Must be able to balance administrative and client advocacy responsibilities.

5. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, hold a valid driver’s license, and be able to be insured through the Legal Aid Society auto insurance policy.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, controls or equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other:

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or to otherwise balance the workload.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Melissa Foster at the Legal Aid Society (416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202) or to mfoster@laslou.org.

Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Announcement – Director of Development at Presentation Academy

PRESENTATION ACADEMY

Director of Development

Summary: The Director of Development is the senior development leader for Presentation Academy and is supervised by the President.

The Director of Development is responsible for providing innovative and strategic leadership in the management and growth of the school’s current and long-term fundraising needs. The Director will have experience in building long-term relationships and moving prospects and donors seamlessly through every stage of the giving cycle. The Director will be an experienced major gifts fundraiser with a proven track record of securing major gifts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to effectively execute a comprehensive development plan to proactively identify, cultivate, solicit, close, and steward a portfolio of donors to strengthen, increase and diversify an Annual Fund of $500,000 and above.
  • Manage resources to maintain a viable constituent database overseeing donor and prospect records, following all regulations, policies, laws and guidelines that impact donations. Raiser’s Edge 7.96 knowledge is preferable.
  • Supervise Development Assistant.
  • Manage the involvement of the President, Principal, and Board of Trustees in fund development.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of all special events, including but not limited to The Tower Awards for Women Leaders.
  • Collaborate with Alumnae Association leadership to develop and refine initiatives to meet the long-term goals of the school. Supervise the Alumnae Relations Manager.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Communications Manager on all shared initiatives in a mutually supportive manner, including but not limited to The Tower Alumnae Newsletter and Annual Report.
  • Maintain our major gifts program, Beyond, by continuing to collaborate with the President, Principal and Board of Trustees to build relationships with prospective donors through visits, events, correspondence and regular calls. Build a planned giving program as part of Beyond.
  • Responsible for implementation of renewable and multi-year grants.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in the field or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Experience in an educational setting a plus.
  • Values a sense of community and works to support a collaborative atmosphere.
  • A thorough understanding of fundraising principles and a proven track record of successful fundraising.
  • Utilizes and enhances social media practices to facilitate development operations.
  • Proficient in Excel, WORD, and PowerPoint. Raisers Edge 7.96 a plus.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Available to work some nights and weekends.

Please submit resumes by mail or electronically by February 25, 2017 to Office Manager, Marsha Bruder, at Presentation Academy, 861 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40203 or mbruder@presentationacademy.org. Please feel free to contact Marsha Bruder at 502-583-5935, ext. 111 if you have questions about the position or for a copy of the job description.

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Job Announcement – Operations Assistant at Kentucky Psychological Association

Company Overview
The Kentucky Psychological Association is a statewide member organization that represents and provides services to clinical and academic psychology professionals, as well as psychology students. KPA’s vision is to be a diverse and inclusive organization at the forefront of psychological practice, science, and advocacy to improve the quality of people’s lives.

Job Description
Title: Operations Assistant

Overview

KPA has an immediate opening for an Operations Assistant, 20 hours/week, Monday – Friday. This position provides operational and administrative support for the small KPA office team and the KPA membership.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Membership management
  • KPA email correspondence
  • Database and Listserv management
  • Desktop publishing
  • Administrative tasks
  • Working independently on special projects as assigned, including but not limited
  • to direct mailings, event preparations, elections, and data tracking
  • Proofreading materials for spelling, grammar and layout with responsibility for accuracy and clarity of final copy
  • Updating KPA’s website and social media

Expected Competencies:

  • Technological aptitude and familiarity with MS Office Suite programs, specifically Word, Excel, and Publisher
  • Problem Solving Capability
  • Excellent general communication, interpersonal, and phone skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexibility
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Some lifting, up to 25lbs required

Work Environment:

  • This position operates in a small office setting.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

  • Part-time position: 20 hours/week; Monday – Friday; Flexible between the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Required to work a three-day Convention in November and may be asked to assist in facilitating a one day Conference in March, with each requiring Saturday work. (Two Saturdays per year.)
  • May be asked to facilitate occasional full day workshops that might require some in-state travel.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • College degree and 2 years administrative experience

Benefits:

  • Paid sick and vacation days

Application Instructions:

  • Applications for employment will be accepted electronically only. Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Lisa Willner, Ph.D., KPA Executive Director, kpa@kpa.org. Selection preference will be given to applications received by February 28, 2017. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Additional Information:

No agencies please.
KPA is an EEO Employer
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Job Announcement – Social Worker/Case Manager at SeniorCare Experts

SeniorCare Experts

501 © 3 Trusted Non-Profit in the Louisville Community
As a long standing nonprofit organization, our mission is to enable seniors to live healthy, comfortable and fulfilling lives at home, by being a trusted non-profit provider of services, products and information in metro Louisville. SCE was founded in 1974 serving individuals/families in all of metro Louisville, southern Indiana, Oldham, Bullitt and Shelby counties

SCE is seeking two (2) twenty hour (20) Social Worker/Case Manager positions.

Job Summary
In supporting the mission of SeniorCare Experts, this position will perform client assessments to determine individual service needs; develop the individual plan of care; oversee the onset and ongoing service(s); help with Medical Alert and Prescription Medication Dispensers when needed; help families with making decisions regarding their loved ones.

Qualifications

  • Ability to assess potential clients for non-medical in-home care.
  • Ability to determine the service(s) necessary for the individual client.
  • Develop an individual client’s plan of care.
  • Ability to oversee the onset and ongoing service(s).
  • Ability to act as the contact for the client, family and provider to assure proper
  • delivery and coordination of the service(s).
  • Review, explain and file long term care insurance claims for client/family (occasionally).
  • Work with families and seniors to identify other needed resources in the community
  • Ability to arbitrate family members with opposing views regarding their elder family member.
  • Visit current and potential clients in hospitals, nursing homes and rehab facilities.

This individual will work closely with the elderly and their families. Professionalism, problem solving, flexibility, adaptability and highest customer service expected as well as maintaining compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

SCE is seeking an individual to work approximately 20 hours per week which may include some week-end calls when necessary. Pay range is between $17 and $18.00 per hour.
Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or BSW from an accredited educational institution or combination of education, training and experience
  • Prefer experience working with the elderly
  • Car, valid driver’s license, automobile liability insurance
  • Must be able to access homes and facilities independently

Contact Information
Patty Dissell, Executive Director
SeniorCare Experts
145 Thierman Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 896-2316 Office
(502) 896-2399 Fax
www.srcareexperts.org
pdissell@srcareexperts.org

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Job Announcement – Enrollment/Match Support Specialist at Big Brothers Big Sisters of KYANA

ENROLLMENT/MATCH SUPPORT SPECIALIST
The primary function of this position is to ensure that volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing Big Brothers Big Sisters’ standards and practices. A high-level customer service, focusing on volunteer options and child safety, is to be demonstrated throughout the volunteer and child enrollment and matching process. This position will provide match support to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBS on the part of volunteers.

Interested candidates can click here to learn more and apply online.

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Job Announcement – Evening Assistant at RMHCK

RMHCK Evening Assistant
Job Posting

The Evening Assistant is a regular part-time, hourly employee (approximately 20 hours per week; typically Sunday-Thursday 5-9pm) of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana and is subject to the personnel policies of RMHCK. They report to the House Manager.

Overview/Summary

Since opening on September 10, 1984, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK) has provided a “home away from home” for families of children receiving healthcare at area medical facilities while also lending support to other organizations who aid children. Since then, Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms have served over 28,000 families.

RMHCK provides thirty-six guestrooms at the Ronald McDonald House, along with meals prepared by volunteers, laundry facilities, toiletries, recreational activities and more. With an annual budget of $1.5 million, we also operate Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at three local hospitals, as well as provide grants and scholarships.
We seek a highly motivated, dynamic and compassionate individual who has a passion for our mission.

Purpose

The Evening Assistant, along with the Evening Manager, is responsible for the smooth administration of the Ronald McDonald House during the evening hours.

Essential Functions

The Evening Assistant is responsible for the following areas:

  • Guest Services and Relations
  • Examples: Maintaining a compassionate and caring atmosphere; Checking families in and out
  • Volunteer and Community Relations
  • Examples: Serving as liaison with volunteers; Providing meaningful tasks and thanking volunteers appropriately
  • Administrative Functions
  • Examples: Scheduling occupancy of guest rooms; Proper enforcement of House policies
  • Professional Development and Demeanor
  • Examples: Serving as a positive ambassador for RMHCK and our mission; Providing a teamwork approach to problem solving

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; Ability to easily learn a new database system
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational, time management, customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of constituents (families, volunteers, donors, staff) while maintaining professional boundaries
  • Ability to work accurately, with interruptions
  • Ability to be self-directed; work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment and discretion
  • Ability to lift 10 pounds

Applying

If you are interested in applying for this position, please respond with a resume and letter of interest on or by February 6, 2017.

E-mail: Tiffany@rmhck.org
Mail: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana
Attn: Evening Assistant Job Search
550 S. First Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Its policy is to afford equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and to comply with all federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to equal employment opportunity.

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Job Announcement – Accounting Clerk at RMHCK

RMHCK Accounting Clerk
Job Posting

The Accounting Clerk is a regular part-time, hourly employee (three days a week, approximately 24 hours per week) of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana and is subject to the personnel policies of RMHCK. They will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

Overview/Summary

Since opening on September 10, 1984, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK) has provided a “home away from home” for families of children receiving healthcare at area medical facilities while also lending support to other organizations who aid children. Since then, Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms have served over 28,000 families.

RMHCK provides thirty-six guestrooms at the Ronald McDonald House, along with meals prepared by volunteers, laundry facilities, toiletries, recreational activities and more. With an annual budget of $1.5 million, we also operate Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at three local hospitals, as well as provide grants and scholarships.
We seek a highly motivated, dynamic and experienced professional who has a passion for our mission.

Role

The Accounting Clerk performs basic functions of accounting and reporting for the organization. These duties include accounts payable, accounts receivable, acknowledgement of donations, data entry, preparing standard reports.

Essential Functions

  • The Accounting Clerk is responsible for the following areas:
  • Coding and processing accounts payable
  • Acknowledging donations
  • Completing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Generating and submitting invoices for sponsorships and pledges
  • Recording journal entries
  • Preparing accurate, reliable, management reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong PC skills – Excel, Word
  • QuickBooks experience preferred
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management
  • Working knowledge of General Ledger

Education/Training Requirements:

  • BS / BA Accounting degree preferred, but not required. Some college coursework preferred. Experience can substitute for a college degree.
  • 1-2 + years of relevant accounting or bookkeeping experience.

Applying

If you are interested in applying for this position, please respond with a resume and letter of interest on or by February 6, 2017.

E-mail: jobs@rmhc-kentuckiana.org
Mail: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana
Attn: Accounting Clerk Search
550 S. First Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Its policy is to afford equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and to comply with all federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to equal employment opportunity.

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Job Announcement – Senior Director, Marketing, Communications and Engagement at Jewish Community of Louisville

Jewish Community of Louisville

Senior Director, Marketing, Communications and Engagement

Status: Full-Time/Exempt

Reports To: President and CEO

Supervises: Director/Manager of Marketing and Advertising, Director/Manager of Storytelling, Public Relations and Engagement, Graphic and Web Designer, Ad Sales and Billing Coordinator (part-time), Administrative Assistant (shared) and outside vendor partners

Department: Marketing

The Jewish Community of Louisville represents the merged entity of the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Louisville. With a passion for excellence in everything we do and a commitment to superior marketing and communications to our stakeholders, leadership, executive presence and strategic thought leadership are critical to the Jewish Community of Louisville’s role of Senior Director of Marketing, Communications and Engagement.

Please visit our website at www.jewishlouisville.org for more information.

Purpose and Description:

With core values and a culture of convening, engaging and promoting the Jewish Community in Louisville and all that it has to offer, we are passionate about the recruitment, selection, development and retention of superior team talent. Reporting to the President and CEO, the Senior Director of Marketing, Communications and Engagement partners with key organization stakeholders including all members of the leadership team and external partners, including national organizations, to develop and execute comprehensive, integrated and elevating marketing and communications plans and programs. The Senior Director must be an experienced, strategic, creative, working leader that delivers and inspires team excellence.

Job Summary:

With a focus on strategic, elevating and inspirational storytelling, marketing, communications and engagement, the Senior Director is a working leader responsible for leading, driving action and producing results in key areas including strategy development, writing and storytelling, community engagement, marketing, branding, public relations, operational and program support, workflow development and related function budgets. The Senior Director leads a team that includes functional focus managers in Marketing and Advertising and the Storytelling, Public Relations and Engagement, both direct reports, and a Graphic/Web Designer, part-time Advertising Sales and Billing Coordinator and a shared Administrative Assistant. The Senior Director also has oversight over related vendor partners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands on strategic leadership and direction to full Marketing team including development of aspirational and achievable goals for the function. Assign and support marketing and communications work as required to meet organization’s needs, deadlines and goals along with team productivity.
  • Development and execution of strategic marketing and communications plans to increase and drive awareness of the Jewish Community of Louisville through integrated marketing, branding, public relations and engagement programs.
  • Act as strategic communications thought leader and partner for President and CEO and other functional leaders ensuring consistent messaging to all audiences is developed, created and produced. Responsibilities include message development and creation, editing, presentation development, script writing, collateral development, etc. as necessary.
  • Develop and manage marketing and communications budget for organization ensuring partnership with organization staff to efficiently plan and budget annually. As budget allows and work content requires, retain and manage third party vendor partners as necessary to deliver best in class work product.
  • Develop and disseminate organization and related brands’ messages across multiple platforms and channels that include advertising, promotional materials, website, social and digital media, media relations, agency bi-weekly newspaper. Ensure agency functional and team marketing and communications needs are met including timelines, workflow and event/program scheduling and development of related promotional items and materials.
  • Assessment of prior campaigns, industry data, and relevant marketing, advertising and public relations trends to deliver innovative programs to all stakeholders based on the master strategic plans of the Jewish Community of Louisville. Review, revise and remove or add communications materials and programs as necessary to meet the needs of the agency and those it serves.
  • Oversight of content development, editing and production of bi-weekly newspaper including regular review and audit of communication purpose and platform ensuring new, innovative and relevant communications tools and channels are leveraged. Provide copywriting and editing leadership in support of manager accountable for newspaper and related collateral materials.
  • Oversight of development, editing and updating Guide to Jewish Louisville, the Annual Report, event programs, guides and other marketing and collateral materials for the agency.
  • Accountable for all agency publications for internal and external audiences and events, partnering with outside vendor to ensure excellence in fulfillment of all promotional items and materials.
  • Accountable for presentations and marketing materials for agency events, delivering a best in class experience for participants. Accountable for start-to-finish planning, coordinating, execution and follow up of events including but not limited to work back and project calendars, task lists, and budget control and maintenance.
  • Define, maintain and communicate agency brand standards. Ensure agency staff awareness of and adherence to brand standards and marketing protocol when promoting and publicizing events and programs. Accountable for development of agency library of marketing materials.
  • Leverage Jewish, marketing, public relations and engagement learnings from national and international thought leaders and industry organizations to advance the communications and programs of the Jewish Community of Louisville.
  • Act as agency spokesperson as required.

Job Requirements and Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in marketing, public relations or business communications with at least 5 of those years in a leadership/team management role.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism or related field required.
  • Ability to convey accurate, detailed and complex messages in written and verbal communications. Demonstrated excellent written, verbal and presentation skills and experience across wide range of communications channels required.
  • Ability to lead multiple and concurrent projects on tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated success leading web-based, digital and print marketing and communications programs including periodicals/newsletters.
  • Projects a highly credible and polished image on behalf of the agency. Strong executive presence and experience working with all levels of leaders in an organization and community partners required.
  • Excellent computer and office equipment skills including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must be a strategic communications thought leader used to working in a high-functioning, results oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent project management and organization skills with the ability to develop creative approaches to communications challenges required.
  • Pro-active mindset with demonstrated initiative in previous roles beyond core responsibilities.

Experience preferred but not required:

  • Experience in marketing or public relations leadership in a not for profit, multi-disciplinary agency.
  • Experience with organizational change and transition communications, marketing and stakeholder engagement.
  • Familiarity with MAC OS and website design.
  • Cultural competency with Judaism or Jewish culture.

Work Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as necessary.

Excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, group life and AD&D, long term disability, employee assistance program (EAP), Aflac voluntary plans, generous holidays and paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match.

Interested applicants should email cover letter with resume to JCLLouMarketing@gmail.com

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Job Announcement – Vice President of Veteran Services at VOA Mid-States

Volunteers of America Mid-States was named one of Greater Louisville’s Best Places to Work in 2015 & 2016!
Join our team and be a part of creating positive change!

Volunteers of America Mid-States founded in 1896, is one of our nation’s largest, most diversified nonprofit human services organizations. The Mid-States affiliate serves Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Southern Indiana and Southern Ohio from our Louisville headquarters. We improve the quality of life for the most vulnerable people by providing them with the best programs possible so they can achieve self-sufficiency.

Open Position: Vice President of Veteran Services

FUNCTION

The Vice President of Veteran Services has administrative responsibility for the Veteran’s programs throughout our affiliate area. These programs currently include Supportive Services for Veteran’s Families (SSVF), and Homeless Veteran’s Reintegration Project (HVRP) programs. S/he is also responsible for assisting the Board of Directors and President/CEO with strategic planning, program development, budget development and development and adherence to program quality and accreditation standards. This position assists in creating a positive, team-oriented culture that embraces community engagement. This position assists in the coordination of government grant production and reporting with Volunteers of America’s Director of Grants and is responsible for ensuring timely grant and outcomes reporting, including reporting of annual statistical information to the national office of Volunteers of America. The VP of Veteran Services is responsible for working cooperatively with President/CEO and the other members of the senior management team to ensure smooth, effective running of the agency.

KNOW HOW:

  • Master’s degree required; MSSW or LCSW (or equivalent) preferred. Minimum of ten years of managerial/administrative experience indicating increasing responsibility; veteran candidates are preferred. Experience leading programs serving veteran clients preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • The position requires strong business acumen with experience and the proven ability to manage complex, multi-function programs at multiple sites over a large geographical area. Demonstrated skills in the following areas is critical: program planning and evaluation, grant writing and grant management, strategic planning and accreditation, personnel management; budget development and management; and community involvement.
  • The Vice President of Veteran Services must possess a strong commitment to working with those who are in need of services through the ethical provision of the National Association of Social Work code of ethics.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Ensure the effective administration of program services; assist Program Directors/Managers in program and policy development.
  • Oversee veteran’s type program development activities.
  • Manage, supervise and evaluate Program Directors.
  • Develop and manage program budgets in conjunction with Program Directors/Managers; this includes regular monitoring of program expenses and revenues.
  • Establish operating procedures to assure that all federal, state and local grants are operated in accordance with funder requirements and assure the timely submission of progress reports and funding proposals as required by funding and regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure that programs are managed in compliance with Volunteers of America’s quality assurance, licensing, accreditation, and/or other funding regulations.
  • Ensure that program office locations are managed in compliance with fire, safety, and health standards.
  • Provide lead support to the CEO to facilitate the development of long-term agency goals and objectives for Program Services in this area.
  • Provide staff support to the Board Program and Public Policy Committee as well as participate in the board strategic planning process.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with funding agencies, regulatory agencies, government officials, social service leaders, civic leaders and other professionals.
  • Ensure that services are provided in a sound and effective manner through supervision, training, and accreditation.
  • Assist and coordinate with Vice President of External Relations in expanding the funding base for veteran services.
  • Encourage a fundraising culture within programs and work with the External Relations team to develop appropriate fund-raising and volunteer engagement.
  • Participate in appropriate public policy activities as needed through program geographical locations.
  • Coordination of annual budget planning.
  • Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI committee.

This is a paid position. Competitive benefits package is available, including health/dental/life/403b.
Social security card must be presented at time of hire.
**EEO-AA**

Please apply on www.voamid.org or call Jermetria Robey, HR Recruiting Specialist, for any employment questions at (502) 636-4630.

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Job Announcement – Events Specialist at The American Red Cross

Events Specialist—Louisville, KY

The American Red Cross is currently seeking an Events Specialist for our Kentucky Region. This position will be based in our Louisville, KY Chapter. This is a full time, hourly position. Candidates with experience partnering, managing and working directly with volunteers; planning and coordinating events as well as marketing and promotions experience is highly desired.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the success of Chapter fundraising events. Plans, coordinates and implements events in collaboration with staff and volunteer leadership. Events are designed to raise funds for and promote community awareness of Red Cross services. Also develops and executes plans to identify, cultivate, solicit and recognize event underwriters/sponsors and other event participants and provision of staff support for relevant committees.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and donor development: Researches, identifies, cultivates and solicits new and existing donors for monetary and/or in-kind gifts to support chapter special events. Recognizes potential for increased donor involvement and capitalizes on opportunities to grow existing relationships. Identifies event sponsors for potential enhanced or increased partnership opportunities with the chapter. Creates a seamless, balanced and enjoyable experience for potential donors through effective leadership and recognition techniques.
  • Relationship development: Develops effective working relationships with donors, volunteers, government and foundation representatives to nurture their connections to ARC. May oversee collaboration with internal communications and marketing groups for strategies and materials.
  • Event planning project development: Creates and collaborates with other development staff on special events project plans & participates in budget development. Monitors event outcomes including revenue and expenses and results in order to increase special event program growth. Manages implementation, and production of all fundraising events including vendor relationships, budgets, and event logistics.
  • Coordinates activities and formulates strategies related to event program. Assesses outcome of each event and makes recommendations for improvements. Responsible for meeting Special Events revenue goals.
  • Events Material Development: Collaborates with Communications and Marketing to develop materials related to events including media releases and photo sessions. Also handles interviews.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of proven experience and documented success in events planning and/or management.
  • Management Experience: Prefer minimum 6 months of supervisory experience.
  • Skills and Abilities: Leadership ability with exemplary interpersonal, verbal, listening and written communication skills. Partners internally and externally with others to develop the organization; open, friendly and comfortable with diverse groups; networks effectively and establishes long-term relationships with the community. Works successfully on teams and strives for optimum results; resolves conflict; promotes cooperation, commitment, momentum and pride; puts success of team above own interests. Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong skills in planning and problem-solving. Capable of directing and working effectively with donors, volunteers, staff and committees in a wide range of activities while under pressure and/or deadlines.
  • Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Travel: May involve travel.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please apply at: Events Specialist Position

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AMERICAN RED CROSS

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide.

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Job Announcement – Director of Smoketown Family Wellness Center

Smoketown Family Wellness Center
Director
Job Description

Smoketown Family Wellness Center (SFWC) is an innovative model for health care delivery that will focus on the primary prevention of chronic disease by combining clinical care with healthy lifestyle and social determinants of health in community-based setting.

SFWC Vision: To empower families to raise children who are healthy in mind, body, and spirit.

Purpose:

This is a full time position that will report to the Board of Directors and Charlotte Stites, MD (Founder) and will be responsible for implementing the vision and strategic direction. Has overall responsibility for leading, both operationally and fiscally, and sustaining the delivery of health and wellness services for Smoketown Family Wellness Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct implementation of strategic direction, goals and objectives, inspiring commitment to the Center’s vision and mission among clinic staff and key community partners and stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate the Center’s mission, vision, and goals internally to staff and externally to community organizations, health insurers, state and national officials and agencies, the media, and patients.
  • Responsible for hiring and training office staff, addressing staff issues, providing regular performance reviews.
  • Maintain facilities, orders supplies.
  • Maintain insurance policies including liability, malpractice and directors insurance.
  • Maintain all practice and procedures and policies for SFWC.
  • Maintain hospital privileges and referral partnerships
  • Oversee financial well being of the Center: billing, banking and accounting. Oversees coding and management of billing services. Manage contractors such as billing, accounting and researchers.
  • Act as spokesperson on behalf of the Center locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Work in close collaboration with the staff, the Board and community to create, develop and implement new models of community and public partnership.
  • Educate policy makers at local, state and federal levels on community health issues, SFWC’s impact and approaches for improving health outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholder groups.
  • Actively participate in community and public relations activities on the Center’s behalf.
  • Oversee financial best practices and procedures.
  • Establish income and expense targets in collaboration with the Founder.
  • Direct implementation of goals and objectives for the Center.
  • Assure regulatory compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.
  • With the Founder and Board of Directors, cultivate and develop a portfolio of major individual donors and corporations.
  • Work with Founder and Board Members to build connections to new donors, and strengthen, deepen, and cultivate relationships with current donors.
  • Oversee and manage all fundraising databases, ensuring donations are accurately and appropriately documented, tracked, and monitored.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Innovative and inspirational leader who is able to motivate others to think creatively and take action.
  • Proven leadership and management skills and ability, including ability to work in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others in complex systems of community health care through transformational change efforts.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in leadership position.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience in leading and supervising professional staff.
  • Proven track record in modeling cultural competency and respect for all.
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently in stressful situations.
  • Graduate level work in business and healthcare preferred.
  • Connection to the Smoketown neighborhood is of benefit.

Please send cover letter and resume to Charlotte Gay Stites, drcharlotteky@gmail.com

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Job Announcement – Executive Director at Dress for Success Louisville

Executive Director, Dress for Success Louisville
January 2017

This is a Full-Time position.

Overview
The mission of Dress for Success Louisville is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since suiting our first client in 2000, DFSL has served over 15,000 women in 13 counties in Kentucky and Indiana.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Dress for Success Louisville, including all programs, resource development, coaching and developing staff and execution of the mission.

Job Skills/Requirements

Leadership and Management:

  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, through timely and rigorous program evaluation.
  • Ensure consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Actively engage and energize Dress for Success Louisville, board members, volunteers, event committees, partnering organizations and funders.
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors.
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain Dress for Success staff.
  • Ensure effective systems to track program effectiveness, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, Dress for Success Worldwide, and other constituents.

Fundraising and Communications:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive resource development program (corporate, foundation and government support; annual giving; special events; grant writing/management; marketing; volunteer management)
  • Outline fundraising priorities and create strategies to increase corporate, foundation, government revenue
  • Develop and execute an annual giving program and major gifts program
  • Work along side volunteers to plan and execute the Dress for Success GALA (a major fundraising event)
  • Work closely with volunteers to identify, research, cultivate, solicit, steward prospects and donors
  • Manage and ensure requirements of all grants are fully met, associated reports are submitted within required timelines, and all appropriate documentation is maintained and reviewed for quality and compliance.
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications — from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.

Planning and New Business:

  • Develop and execute an annual strategic business plan, along with the Board of Directors, that supports and furthers the mission of Dress for Success Louisville
  • Develop a long term (3-5 year) strategic plan to ensure that the organization develops and evolves in a planned manner
  • Maintain and expand relationships with funders, partner agencies, community leaders and volunteers to support and further the mission of Dress for Success Louisville

Financial Management:

  • Oversee development of annual budget
  • Control expenditures against budget
  • Monitor cash flow to ensure sufficient resources for mission execution.

Additional Information/Benefits

  • The Executive Director will be thoroughly committed to Dress for Success’s mission. In addition, the incumbent must have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management and resource development experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred, with at least 5 years of senior management or executive experience
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and program improvement
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

Benefits: Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

Applications must come through: http://www.louisvilleworks.com/JobSearchDetails.aspx?JobID=246918&frame=false

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