Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Nonprofit and Marketing Jobs in NEO - February 28, 2018

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association
Director of Events & Marketing
Develop an annual comprehensive plan for the Walk to Defeat ALS® and other assigned special events which includes a specific budget, timeline, logistics, volunteer activities and recruitment, marketing and sponsorship plans for each event.
Achieve revenue goals and expense targets for the Walk to Defeat ALS and Community Partner Events.
Plan and execute the Walk to Defeat ALS events including, but not limited to:
Logistics support, ordering supplies, preparing collateral materials, tracking expenses/review invoices, and prepare budget/tracking reports.
Donor relations and team building.
Serve as the Chapter liaison for Community Partner Events. Act as spokesperson for the Walk to Defeat as required at events.
With the Office Manager, administer the Community Health Charities (CHC) activities.
Oversee data entry of walk donations, generate thank you/ acknowledgment letters and tax receipts as needed.
Assure data integrity in Chapter databases. Supervise the activities in this regard with the Administration staff.
Provide staff support to the Executive Director and Walk Committee members.
Responsible for identifying, recruiting, orienting and motivating essential volunteer leadership with sufficient community influence to meet revenue and mission goals.
Assist the Director of Development in the planning and execution of the Chapter’s annual Strike Out! ALS Gala & Auction.

Office Duties
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: filing, answering phones, making copies, organizing mailings, etc.
Maintain relationships with chapter volunteers and coordinate volunteer schedules; recruit new volunteers for office and event support.
Oversee Walk donation processing and reconciliation of financial information; work directly with Office Manager to ensure the accuracy of donation records and deposit reports.
Provide final Walk reports to the National office. As requested, attend National Walk Forums, webinars, and other continued professional education opportunities.
Deliver and/or pick up Walk related materials including but not limited to: t-shirts, sponsor packets and thank you gifts, volunteer recognition gifts etc.

Ensure articulation of the Chapter's desired image and position to the public. Provide consistent communication of image and position throughout the Chapter's communication tools, and assure communication of image and position to all constituencies, both internal and external.
Responsible for Chapter photography as needed, video recording and editing, PSA production, thank you videos, marketing videos, testimonials etc.
Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all Chapter publications, ads, PSA's and swag items. Coordinate the production and editing of all newsletters, both print and electronic.
Provide coordination and support with media and marketing efforts, including but not limited to, social media, Public Service Announcements/Press Releases and participating in awareness events and activities.
Coordinate media efforts with PR/Marketing consultants as needed.
With the Chapter’s social media consultant, develop Chapter website content, all social media content, email blasts and e-communications.
Assist the Executive Director and/or public policy interns and volunteers in Chapter advocacy efforts, assisting with communication and logistics around these initiatives and organizing the printing, signing, and mailing of letters to legislators.
Design Walk logos and other marketing items as needed
Identifies target audiences and builds appropriate marketing and monitoring strategies to successfully recruit, acknowledge, and retain event donors/participants.
Develops and coordinates promotional activities to ensure the success of events and to enhance public awareness of the organization and its mission.
Manages and assures that media, material, in-kind and cash sponsorships are secured through a coordinated plan that includes proposal development, prospect identification, cultivation, retention and recognition.
Maintains a working knowledge of The ALS Association mission and its programs and services. Is familiar with the chapter strategic plan and agrees to work within the plan goals and objectives to move the Chapter forward.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree and five years of progressive experience in event fundraising, sponsorship solicitation, and event planning.
Excellent communication skills, including clear and superior written communication and strong verbal and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; work under pressure with flexibility while accepting new challenges.
Knowledge of Adobe design software and Microsoft Office suite of programs, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint .
Experience with database management (Salsa Labs CRM (formerly DonorPro) and Blackbaud Luminate).
Success in managing multiple projects and deadlines, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Willingness to work evenings and weekends for special projects and events when needed.
Must have own transportation - will be required to drive for work-related events, errands etc.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.

American Liver Foundation
Administrative Assistant (Part Time Position)
The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation's leading non-profit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.
Perform a wide-range of administrative and support duties for operations, accounting, educational programs, and special events for the division.

• Accounting and financial operations of division (working with Executive Director): prepare deposit forms; process donations; update relevant files and databases; manage accounts payable functions; collect funds; maintain accurate budgetary records and databases; and process invoices.
• Performs administrative tasks necessary to the maintenance of the division: answering telephone; mailings; maintaining office supplies; disseminate educational information; track HelpLine calls; and manage other office administrative duties as assigned.
• General office operations: track and draft division acknowledgements and written memorials; and manage databases for office data.
• Support Fundraising activities through: auction/raffle solicitation; phone calls; and mailings for fundraisers.
• Assist with the logistics for Liver Life Walk events, Flavors events, programs and any other fundraising events, as needed. Travel required.
• Help coordinate and schedule community and regional education programs, with the Events Coordinator, throughout the year through cold calling potential sites, recruiting volunteers, and tracking program data.
• Facilitate ALF support group communications, promotion, speaker engagement, and logistics.
• Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the American Liver Foundation.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent in education, training and experience) required. EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years of office-related experience preferred.
Related Skills or Knowledge: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint), knowledge of financial management and accounting practices, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, proven customer service record, ability to handle multiple tasks
simultaneously, self-motivated and independent action expected within scope of responsibilities, and strong written and oral communication skills.

• This is a part-time position at 20 hours per week.
• Work office location is Independence, Ohio.
• Able and willing to lift/move materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
• Valid Ohio Driver’s License and ability to travel 2-3 times per year. Position requires use of personal vehicle.
The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will aspire to involve every segment of the community in every aspect of its work and will demonstrate its commitment to and accountability for an inclusive environment in which differences are recognized, respected, valued and celebrated.
Please send cover letter, hourly pay rate requirements, and resume to

Beaumont School
Director of Advancement
Summary: The Director of Advancement plans, organizes, manages and directs all fundraising, alumnae relations and marketing and communications for Beaumont School.

A member of the school’s leadership team, this position will oversee a team of development professionals and will be required to work in concert with the President, Board of Directors and other key volunteers to provide expertise and leadership in the management and operations of a comprehensive fundraising program that encompasses major gifts, planned gifts, grants and foundation relations, special events, annual fund and marketing and communications. Leadership will include the coordination of strategies for the identification, evaluation, cultivation and solicitation of prospects—individuals, foundations, corporations and others—and the recognition and stewardship of donors.
Reports to: President of Beaumont School

Specific Responsibilities and Expectations:
Plan and implement annual fundraising program based on revenue needs and donor ability, including major gifts, planned gifts, annual fund, grants, alumnae giving and special events.
Actively manage Advancement Staff, including alumnae relations, annual fund, special events, foundation relations and grants.
Manage ongoing stewardship and recognition programs for donor constituents (scholarships, major gifts, planned gifts, etc.).
Responsible, individually and with others, to secure and evaluate supplemental prospect research and ensure the quality and integrity of Raiser’s Edge database.
Develop and oversee planned giving program, including identifying prospects, developing supporting materials and setting plan for solicitation.
With President and Board of Trustees, develop comprehensive campaigns in support of strategic plan.
Follow up and follow through on all solicitations to ensure maximum success, including submission of proposals and monitoring of gifts in process (via phone, email, text, etc.).
Represent Beaumont School at required meetings, activities and public events.
Develop and manage department budgets and expenses.
Work with appropriate staff and contractors/vendors to develop cultivation, public relations and solicitation materials, including case for support, direct mail brochures and letters, corporate and foundation proposals, brochures, invitations, videos, press releases, annual reports and other publications as needed.
Work with President and Chief Financial Officer to steward named scholarship donors on the status of scholarship funds in the endowment.
Work with President, Board Members and key volunteers to solicit donor prospects.
Other duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required
Experience: Minimum of five years of successful experience in fundraising with a minimum of three years’ experience in the cultivation, solicitation and closing of five-figure or larger philanthropic commitments. Experience managing teams is highly desired, as is a proven ability to work collaboratively across departments and with key volunteers.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: 
The successful candidate must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact successfully over a long period of time with individuals of affluence and influence. The Director must be organized and comfortable managing diverse and sometimes changing assignments as well as lead Advancement Team successfully through assignments. Leadership, accountability, communication and follow through are critical skills. A positive attitude and sense of humor in a high-task work environment is a must. Understanding of general principles and practices of accounting and finance is helpful.
The Director should be professional in appearance, focused, highly motivated, sensitive to constituents’ needs, able to work independently, results-oriented and interested in working in a dynamic, educational organization. Development work by its nature requires some nights, weekends and travel.
As a Catholic, mission-driven school, the successful candidate must have some understanding of Catholic faith and respect for the Ursuline tradition.
Salary and Benefits
Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Medical, dental and vision benefits as offered to all staff
403B plans available
Reduced or free tuition for eligible employees

Application Process
Submit a letter of interest, resume and references to:
Via email: 
Wendy Hoke, President
Via U.S. Mail: 
Wendy Hoke
Beaumont School
3301 North Park Boulevard|
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Canton Symphony Orchestra
Development and Marketing Assistant
The Canton Symphony Orchestra is looking for a dynamic and highly organized professional to become our Development and Marketing Assistant. This full-time position is responsible for supporting the Development and Marketing departments in their efforts to increase awareness and raise funds for CSO programming. This position will report to the Director of Development, with marketing-related assignments and projects overseen by the Marketing Manager.This is an entry level administrative position. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of nonprofit development and/or marketing practices and a desire to learn. They will be highly organized, able to juggle competing priorities, and can thrive in a small team environment. Interest in classical music is a plus but not a requirement. Strong writing skills, attention to detail, time management, organizational skills, and a professional, team-oriented attitude are critical. Experience with basic graphic design and CRM/donor management software is a plus. Standard benefits package included.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to: 
Deadline: 03/30/2019

CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra
Executive Assistant
CMC is looking for an Executive Assistant to help with the organization and running of the daily administrative operations of the orchestra. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of office support tasks. This person will be comfortable working with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion as well as incorporating new and effective ways to achieve better results. Strong computer skills required. This job also includes some development opportunities which will increase over time resulting in a pay scale increase.

Job Description
This is a rare and amazing opportunity to learn how to run a not-for-profit orchestra.
There is one full-time staff member at CityMusic, Eugenia Strauss, Executive director and one 4/5 time employee, Tom Sullivan, Development. As Executive Assistant the winning candidate will be working for both Mrs. Strauss and Mr. Sullivan and assisting with the daily operations in the office. This includes marketing, development, finances, music librarianship, as well as coordinating schedules, meetings, and programming with the orchestra musicians, soloists, venues, agents, and our partners. 

This job pays $12 per hour, the office assistant must be present in the office for at least three days each week, or a total of 12 hours a week. During concert weeks the Executive Assistant would be needed to assist with duties at each concert. The orchestra gives four concert cycles per season, with 5 to 6 concerts per cycle.

Concert weeks are: October 16-22, December 4-10, March 12-18, 2018 and May 14-20, 2018.

·         Organize office and assist in ways that optimize procedures
·         Sort and distribute communications in a timely manner
·         Create and update records ensuring accuracy and validity of information
·         Schedule and plan meetings and appointments
·         Monitor level of supplies and handle shortages
·         Resolve office-related malfunctions and respond to requests or issues
·         Coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with established policies
·         Maintain trusting relationships with suppliers, customers and colleagues
·         Perform receptionist duties when needed

·         Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the arts or IT, Master’s degree strongly recommended.
·         No previous experience working for non-profits required, but candidates with prior experience will be considered above those without.
·         Strong computer skills are a must, familiarity with the office suite a must.
·         Excellent ability to communicate and handle stressful situations that may arise with customers.

Please submit a writing sample, resume, and cover letter to:
Application review will begin March 1, 2018.

City of Beachwood
Communications Coordinator
$57,561 - $69,074 a year
The City of Beachwood is accepting resumes for the position of Communications Coordinator. This position is responsible for the development, management and administration of strategic outreach, media relations and communications initiatives for internal and external audiences of the City of Beachwood. Work is performed under the general direction of the Mayor, or his/her designee. Starting salary range $57,561.46 to $69,073.75. A Bachelor’s Degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or English in addition to a minimum of five years’ experience is required .

Resumes will be accepted through March 12, 2018, or until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send a resume and references to the City of Beachwood, 25325 Fairmount Boulevard, Beachwood, Ohio 44122, Attention: Human Resources Administrator.
No phone calls please . The City of Beachwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Willoughby
Office Associate/Marketing Coordinator
RESPONSIBILITY : Provides professional administrative support with regards to promoting economic development in the City of Willoughby and acting as the personal assistant to the Mayor. Work involves responsibility for researching, updating and promoting economic development activity in the City. Work is performed under the general direction of the Economic/Community Development Director and the Mayor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES : Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. (These are examples only. Any employee may be required to perform other duties in an emergency, or for short periods of time when substituting for another worker who is on authorized leave without any change in title or rate of pay.)
Promotes economic development and manages the “Brand” for the City of Willoughby through personal contacts with existing business and professional development groups; assists the transfer and expansion projects by locating appropriate sites and analyzing market data.
Assist in analyzing marketing characteristics of property by obtaining acreage, ownership, zoning, access to transportation facilities and other statistics. Recommends land use for zoning and planning purposes.
Develops economic development promotional brochures and publications; including but not limited to articles, press releases and blogs.
Researches data and assists in providing informational and promotional material to potential prospects.
Contacts exiting local business representatives to identify any problems and recommends changes to enhance the City’s business climate.
Prepares reports and correspondence; provides effective and efficient customer services and promotes and maintains responsive community relations.
Manages the City website and social media channels and is responsible to insure timely and meaningful content consistent with the “Brand” of the City.
Other duties as assigned.

Excellent marketing skills and the ability to network with business, government and community leaders.
Technical knowledge of Social Media platforms and familiarity with website publishing and design software.
Skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking
Skill in data collection, compilation and analysis, as well as maintaining organization and ability to present information. In particular, a working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher.
Ability to conduct outreach activities and coordinate program activities
Ability to demonstrate social and interpersonal skills to building strong relationships between the business community and the City
Ability to demonstrate and practice functional reasoning

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communication, public relations, public administration, or related field and two or more years of progressively responsible experience in administering governmental programs, planning, public relations or in managing a for-profit operation/enterprise or an equivalent combination of education and experience to provide sufficient evidence of successful performance of the essential duties of the job as listed above. A valid State of Ohio driver's license or evidence of equivalent of mobility also required.

To apply:

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Development Manager, Grants and Research
The Conservancy seeks a Development Manager whose primary function is to research, prepare, submit, manage and report grants for this $5+ million organization. The Development Manager will collaborate with colleagues and serve the organization's program areas to create first-rate proposals and timely, accurate reporting. Additionally, he/she will assist the development team in researching prospective donors and assisting with donor communications. This position is located at 1403 West Hines Hill Rd, Peninsula, OH and reports to the Chief Development Officer.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to:
Deadline: 03/15/2018

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Manager of Media Relations & Digital Communications
The Manager of Media Relations & Digital Communications reports to the Director of Marketing and is responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating all CVSR communications and public relations.

PR writing : including media materials, key messaging, blog posts, internal communications materials and more
Media relations : Creates and maintains media lists; write media materials, draft and execute media pitches, coordinate media interviews; must be available to speak in live interviews, track and report media coverage
PR and social media content development ; identifies news and other story angles, writes engaging topics for social media efforts
Website and blog : daily maintenance of; works with the Director or Marketing to improve the user experience and develop strategies for improved messaging and promotion.
Brochures and print materials: responsible for managing and writing seasonal rack cards and brochures
Works with the Director of Marketing on daily maintenance of social media pages, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram ensuring brand consistency and engaging messaging.
Works with the Director of Marketing in conducting research and monitoring social media and reporting.
Assists with special events as needed
Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or other related field.
2-5 years of experience in communications/pr in a PR agency environment or as part of a communications team for a corporation or non-profit.
Hands on experience with social media management for brands
Skills include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and CMS knowledge and WordPress
Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Excellent presentation skills
Self-motivated, with proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Experience in video production and editing preferred
Experience working in a team environment
Ability to work individually and as part of a team
Flexible work schedule and limited overtime as required

Required experience:
Public Relations: 3 years
Required education:

To apply: Please submit a cover letter, two writing samples and resume to

HandsOn Northeast Ohio
Special Projects Coordinator
$30,000 a year
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Special Projects Coordinator will lead plan and execute special projects such as the Homeless Stand Down, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, Corporate Projects, and other events as needed. The Special Projects Coordinator will work with the Executive Director to increase community awareness and public relations surrounding all major projects and events.

Ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the mission, vision, and values.
Recruit, vet, and retain volunteers and Volunteer Leaders for the Homeless Stand Down and special projects.
Lead all Homeless Stand Down Committee meetings on a monthly basis from October to February.
Utilize the webpage, social media platforms, and local and national media sources to increase public awareness
and community engagement during the Homeless Stand Down, Corporate Projects, and special events.
Organize and maintain the storage facility.
Keep a structured list of all past, present, and future corporate partners.
Plan and execute the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.
Provide volunteers, Volunteer Leaders, and corporate employees the opportunity to offer feedback for future
organizational development.
Complete monthly reporting for the Board of Directors, staff, funders, and agency partners.
Perform other duties as necessary to accomplish objectives.

Combination of education and experience normally represented by a Bachelor’s Degree or three to five years
relevant work experience.
Must have the ability to relate to a wide variety of people, both professional and volunteers; represent the
organization to outside agencies and systems.
Must be able to form good working relationships.
Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Must be well organized, detail oriented, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Must possess teamwork skills as well as function as a member of a team.
Good working knowledge of computers and familiarity with Microsoft Office software.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, holidays and weekends.
Must have valid Driver’s License and reliable means of transportation for local travel.

To apply:

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance
Public Relations and Development Mgr
$60,000 - $70,000 a year - Contract

Communications, Marketing and Public Relations:
* Serve as the point person for website development, marketing and public relations;
* Create marketing/public relations strategy that will allow leadership to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers;
* In coordination with the ED, staff members and/or other key stakeholders, develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance brand identity; broaden awareness of its programs and priorities; and increase the visibility of its programs across key stakeholder audiences; * Identify challenges and emerging issues faced by the organization. Work with leadership team and staff to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them;
* Review and explore other similar organization’s social media platforms and present strategies to improve HNCA’s platform;
* Develop all communication collateral material including the annual report, brochures, health education material and electronic communications including website and new media; manage relationships with associated vendors;
* In coordination with the ED, this position may serve as a spokesperson and/or lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or positively impact the organization;
* Exercise judgment to prioritize media opportunities, and prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting material as needed;
* Actively engage, cultivate and manage press relationships to ensure coverage surrounding programs, special events, public announcements, and other projects;
* Work with Board Members and staff to develop high impact communication skills (i.e. personal stories, statistics) to maximize brand awareness and increase revenues;
* In coordination with ED, appear at official events on behalf of HNCA;
* Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication.
* Utilize Raiser's Edge and Wordpress to support and partner with the ED and board members on all major fundraising initiatives;
* Actively work with the ED and other staff to develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants, etc;
* Serve as a resource for volunteers and chapters to develop partnerships to raise revenue and develop a long-term relationship with local/national sponsors/supporters;
* Monitor all donor information and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors.

Other related duties:
To participate on key board committees as appropriate;
To participate actively as an agency representative in collaborative partner networks and in related community activities
To identify learning needs for program and service staff, and for the staff of the agency as a whole, and assist in providing needed training.
Other duties as necessary to move organization forward in a positive direction.

Skill, knowledge, education and experience
A university degree in social services or health promotion or a combination of relevant education and experience, Masters preferred.
Successful supervisory experience.
Experience writing grant applications and reporting.
Good oral and writing communication skills.
Great computer skills – WordPress and Raiser’s Edge preferred
A capacity to work collaboratively and independently.
Capable of working with diverse populations.
Flexible schedule.
May be able to work remotely based on skills and experience.

Required experience:
Public Relations: 2 years
Raiser's Edge: 1 year
Fundraising: 1 year

To apply:

Les Délices
Marketing and Box Office Assistant
Les Délices, Cleveland's premier period-instrument chamber ensemble, is seeking a creative and detail-oriented candidate to serve as our new Marketing & Box Office Assistant to manage ticket sales and related marketing efforts. This is a part-time, hourly position that will average approximately 8-10 hours per week for 45 weeks per year.

To apply: Email cover letter and resume to Carol Lee Iott, General Manager, at by March 9.

The Literacy Cooperative
Director of Resource Development
The Literacy Cooperative is currently seeking a full-time Director of Resource Development. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and executing all aspects of The Literacy Cooperative’s fundraising initiatives including, special events, corporate sponsorship and foundation grants as well as developing/managing a major gift program and annual fund. The Director works closely with and reports directly to the CEO/President and communicates and involves the Board of Trustees in all development and fundraising endeavors. High degree of energy, creativity, flexibility, organization and interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills required.  Bachelor’s degree with minimum five years of experience in non-profit fundraising plus knowledge of managing fundraising database.

To apply for this job email cover letter and resume to

Providence House
Grants Coordinator
Are you interested in giving back to the Greater Cleveland community? If you firmly believe in the Providence House mission of protecting at-risk children and supporting families through crisis, strengthening communities to end child abuse and neglect, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Providence House is seeking a self-starter with exceptional writing and editorial skills to join its team as a Grants Coordinator.

Position Summary
This position is responsible for securing funding from current and prospective foundations at local, state, and national levels. The Grants Coordinator will research and develop grant proposals, manage a portfolio of grant correspondence, and coordinate gift acknowledgements and donor records. The successful candidate excels at identifying and securing funding opportunities that align with the organization's mission and strategic initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Execute annual foundation relations plan to ensure the needs of operations, special programming, and capital projects are met by researching, identifying, and applying for funding opportunities.
Facilitate the planning of grant proposals and reports, including serving as the liaison between departments to gather narrative, financial, or statistical information.
Write and submit application narratives, budgets, supplemental material, and reports for grants in strict adherence of foundation deadline dates.
Maintain tracking systems (including Access, Excel, and Raiser’s Edge) identifying foundations to solicit, pertinent deadlines, previous relationship history, and current giving priorities, and compile financial and donor-related queries and reports as needed.
Research and identify funding opportunities with foundations and other funding sources that may arise.
Strategize and help identify program areas that match the needs of the organization with the priorities of the funder.
Coordinate the planning and execution of all foundation-related site visits and outreach.

Required Qualifications and Preferred Skills
Bachelor's Degree (Nonprofit management, English, or similar specialization)
Nonprofit experience in grant writing, research, and submission preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
Must be a motivated, self-starter and able to function productively and effectively with a degree of autonomy
Accuracy and attention to detail required
Must be able to travel in the local community for meetings and events as assigned
Must be able to accommodate occasional weekend and evening responsibilities

Full-time team members receive generous paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay to help promote a healthy work-life balance. We also offer medical, dental, and vision benefits, a 403(b) investment plan, and company-sponsored short-term and long-term disability insurance, and a small life insurance policy. By empowering our team, we help to better support the families we serve and together strengthen communities for every child.

Please apply at and complete the attached application and submit a cover letter, a resume and writing sample as one document.

Sisters of Charity Health System
Grants Coordinator
Working for the Cleveland-based grants office of the Sisters of Charity Health System, the Grants Coordinator facilitates prospect research; development, review/editing and submission of grant proposals, including budget development; and administration of grants/awards.  Primary focus for this position is on three Health System ministries.  Develops and manages related prospect pipelines, maintains foundation records in Raiser's Edge database, and manages all foundation award entry for the grants office.  Prepares and submits related narrative and financial grants reports as required.

This position reports to the Manager, Foundation Relations and Grants.  Knowledge of and experience in all facets of grants management work; strong project management skills; deadline oriented.  Must have excellent writing and strong verbal communication skills, with the ability to transform ideas into text.  Detail oriented, with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Ability to work collaboratively with staff and team members across the Health System.  Solid technical skills, with strong working knowledge of Raiser's Edge, Microsoft Office and various software programs.  Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to discussion around or information contained in funding proposals.
Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred.  Minimum of two years' experience writing proposals and managing grants in the nonprofit sector.  Experience in social/human services and health care fields preferred, but not required.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate understanding and commitment to upholding the Catholic identity and values of Catholic health care, and a commitment to the Mission of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

To apply:

United Way of Greater Lorain County
Marketing & Development Associate
The Marketing and Development Associate is responsible for designing, creating and writing content that helps to increase the awareness of UWGLC’s mission as a community impact organization. This Associate will lead internal design projects and manage the website and social media accounts. This position will also deepen our relationships with an assigned portfolio of organizations and individuals, communicating UWGLC’s vision for Greater Lorain County and the impact of our collaborative partnerships on the daily lives of those served. This Associate will communicate, interact with and support all departments within UWGLC to enhance marketing, fund development and volunteer opportunities.

United Way of Greater Lorain County provides equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants. United Way complies with the Ohio Fair Employment Practice Law, Ohio Equal Pay Law and all other applicable state, federal and civil rights laws and requirements. United Way will not discriminate nor base any personnel decision, in consideration of an individual's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, genetic information or qualified mental or physical disability (except to the extent that physical ability to perform the job is a bonafide occupational qualification).

Skill in:  graphic design software; marketing and social media techniques; photography, verbal and written communication; writing, editing and proofreading; customer relationship management; maintaining good public relations; application of job software programs including desktop publishing; planning, scheduling and organizing work; operating standard office equipment; general typing.

Qualifications: An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Minimum qualifications for this position are:  a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or a closely related field with 3 to 5 years progressively responsible marketing or development experience.
he Marketing & Development Associate is a full-time non-exempt position with a wage range of $34,028-$47,638. Applications are due by Friday, March 9. Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Ryan Aroney, United Way's Marketing & Development Director, at