Saturday, August 11, 2018

Jobs In NEO - August 11, 2018



The Arc of Medina County
Director of Development and Community Relations

Position Summary:
Responsible for the general oversight and direction for the agency’s community fund development, marketing and public relations.  These activities include fundraising, grant writing, public relations strategies, electronic  and social media strategies, and traditional print and advertising mediums.  Responsible for advocacy and education program support, volunteer development and legacy/gift giving. See full job description at  www.shc-medina.org

To apply for this job email your details to lemmons@shc-medina.org



Beck Center for the Arts
Development Assistant

Beck Center for the Arts seeks a talented individual to join us in the role of Development Assistant. In this hands-on role, the Development Assistant provides support for a comprehensive development program designed to maximize contributed income to sustain the mission of the Beck Center for the Arts. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, a self-starter, flexible and someone who works well as a part of a team as well as individually.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Assistant is a vital member of a fast paced team whose responsibilities include providing primary support for internal and external Beck Center events and administrative support including gift processing and data entry and supporting Beck Center’s annual direct mail appeals. Representing Beck Center for the Arts at events and on the phone, the Development Assistant shall provide excellent customer service.

Whether you are a recent graduate or someone considering an encore career, this is an exciting opportunity for a detail oriented individual looking to gain experience as a development professional. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree, computer skills, strong written and oral communication skills, and a proven ability to work independently in an organized and results-oriented manner. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

We offer a fun and flexible working environment with a unique arts and education mission. 

To apply in confidence, please send your resume and cover letter, along with your current or desired salary range, to Dena Adler at dadler@beckcenter.org  No phone calls please. Application deadline Friday, August 17.
We are an equal opportunity employer.




Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Institutional Advancement Coordinator

Position Purpose:
To provide direct administrative support to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and activities of the Institutional Advancement department, primarily responsible for maintaining accurate donor records and information, and coordinating donor relations. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and will provide assistance to the President/CEO when necessary.

Essential Areas of Responsibilities
• Provide database management for the Blackbaud e-Tapestry database: including gift processing and acknowledgements, consistent donor record maintenance, data entry, report generation, and mailing list management. Coordinate all arrangements for donor and community outreach meetings for Vice President of Institutional Advancement (IA) (and President & CEO when appropriate) including calls, reservations, travel information and follow up, under direction of VP of IA. Also will assist with scheduling and making all arrangements for internal meetings.
• Maintain Top Prospect list and ensure appropriate moves management process and records in e-Tapestry, including maintaining confidential actions regarding visits and proposal tracking.
• Systematically prepare meeting briefs and all materials necessary for donor and community outreach meetings, follow-up correspondence and acknowledgements to donors and community contacts for VP of Institutional Advancement.
• Coordinate donor stewardship and recognition.
• Assist with thank you calls and gift reminder (solicitation) calls at appropriate times during the fiscal year.

Event Planning/Coordination:
• Provides direct assistance in coordinating and arranging development and advancement related event details including special events, donor visits, and on-campus meetings in coordination with Conference Event Coordinator.
• Coordination of details for external events, including event registrations and payments, recording RSVPs and follow up as necessary, and keeping a record of events and attendance/participation throughout the year.
• General Administrative Support Duties, including maintenance of department budget in coordination with VP of IA.
• Board Committees support including communication and coordinating meetings, preparing agendas and recording minutes.

Job Qualifications
• 3 – 5 years Administrative Assistant experience in fundraising, nonprofit or related areas.
• Bachelor’s degree in related field a plus.
• Highly organized, self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Google Chrome and other internet search engines.
• Advanced use of Blackbaud E-Tapestry Database program (or significant experience with Raiser’s Edge), knowledge of Financial Edge.
• High level of customer service and professionalism, confidentiality, attention to detail and strong writing and editorial skills

To apply for this job email your details to cdysart@benrose.org



Chagrin Arts
Executive Director

Chagrin Arts is a nonprofit organization located in the Heart of the Chagrin Valley, dedicated to enrichment through arts and culture. We present Cleveland’s finest as well as national artists in intimate and unique programs, connecting greater Cleveland to the Chagrin Valley while serving our local community.  We collaborate with local arts organizations, restaurants, retailers and other non-profits, provide student workshops in tandem with many of our presenters, and produce the critically-acclaimed Chautauqua-in-ChagrinTM summer lecture series.

Summary Position Description: 
The Executive Director of Chagrin Arts leads the organization to achieve its goals through programming, management, development, marketing, public relations and planning.  The Executive Director initiates and cultivates strategic relationships locally and with regional organizations to present diverse, high quality programs that promote the Chagrin Valley as a destination for arts and culture.

For a detailed job description, please visit https://chagrinarts.org/job-opportunties/.  Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and references to info@chagrinarts.org by October 1




Cleveland History Center 
Museum Educator

RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible to the Education and Public Programs Manager
CLASSIFICATION: This position is classified as part-time. This is a mission-driven, entry-level position in the museum and informal education field. Training protocol is required and provided.

PAY RATE: $9.00 per hour
SUPERVISION: None.

COORDINATION: Works closely with the Education and Public Programs Manager to facilitate, execute, and enhance museum interpretation, standards-based educational programming, public programs, and museum floor operations.  In coordination with entire museum team including, the Lead Educator, Lead Interpreter, Program Coordinator, Youth Entrepreneurship Education Manager, Sales, Rentals, Security, Facilities, Carousel, Curatorial, Library, Development, Executive and other departments and staff, promotes, sells, and contributes to programs, tours, activities, membership, and value-added experiences that significantly enhance public understanding of and access to Cleveland History Center exhibits and collections throughout the museum.

DUTIES:
High energy, positive, team player facilitates learning and demonstrates excellent classroom/group management skills when working with diverse audiences to include: Pre-K– post secondary students, interns, English language learners, learners with exceptionalities, adult and senior audiences, homeschool families, general museum-going public, families, and teachers.
Facilitates standards-based, inquiry-based school and youth field experiences based on the WRHS collections and Northeast Ohio history and experience. Subject matter competencies required for museum educators include State of Ohio Learning Standards for Social Studies (Economics, Government, Geography, and History), Financial Literacy, English Language Arts, Social and Emotional Learning, as well as limited Technology, Math, and Science topics.
Skillfully and respectfully facilitates discussions on issues of social justice, race, equity, and inclusion.
Facilitates learning in a range of settings to include whole group, small group, and one-on-one, hands-on educational programming at the Cleveland History Center and outreach locations, including but not limited to schools, libraries, senior centers, community centers. (Mileage and travel time for outreach programs are reimbursed.)
Responsible for being fully trained, prepared, and on-time for scheduled programs, tours, speaking engagements, and museum interpretation shifts.
Competent in academic research skills, source citation, and teaching social studies skills and methods.
Prepares and maintains the materials used in programs, including site set-up, technology set-up, program clean-up, and other assigned custodial duties. Set-up and tear down duties will entail carrying (across long distances), moving, and setting up/tearing down tables, chairs, sound equipment, program materials and more.
As a part of a collaborative Education and Public Programs team, the museum educator will assist in the development, researching, writing, piloting, organizing, promoting, executing, evaluating, and providing professional feedback for school programs, teacher professional developments, tours, speaker’s bureau programs, special events, Region 3 Ohio History Day competition and other activities as assigned.
Participates special events sponsored by or at the Cleveland History Center or other WRHS locations, including mandatory attendance for select Cleveland History Center signature events.
Accountable to the Education and Public Programs Manager for authentic, thorough, and engaging presentations to all audiences. This includes but is not necessarily limited to authenticity and/or professionalism of dress/appearance, program materials, and props, as well as the cleanliness and safety of work and gallery spaces.
Works with security team and front line staff to ensure the safety and security of museum guests and collections. Must follow all emergency procedures.
Other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have experience working with children and youth in structured environments;
Must have a desire to teach and work with learners of all ages;
Must have public speaking experience;
Embodies WRHS core values – integrity, stewardship, connectivity, and innovation;
Must have time management and organization skills;
Have the ability to work with a wide range of museum personnel, to work independently, but willingly function as a member of a team;
Be able to prioritize, but also have extreme flexibility;
Must exhibit tact, enthusiasm, professional behavior, and appearance;
Must be able to lift and carry up to 45 lbs. Must be able to stand in one place for long periods of time, stand on feet for long periods of time, ascend and descend stairs, bend, kneel, sit on floor, and complete any other physical tasks requiring moderate strength, flexibility, and stamina;
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Education, Middle Childhood Education, Secondary Social Studies Education, Public History, History, Art History, Sociology, Humanities, or related field and/or related work experience;
First Aid/CPR/AED training a plus

All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Janet Waterman at jwaterman@wrhs.org.



Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Grants Manager 

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is seeking an experienced full time Grants Manager/Grant Writer. Responsibilities include researching, writing and submitting foundation grant proposals for restricted and unrestricted support. Under direction of the Vice President of Development, the principal responsibilities for this position include: working with departmental directors to identify current and potential sources of operating, program and capital equipment support; conduct research to identify new sources of funding, prepare written proposals; monitor and track reporting requirements and outcome measurements. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree and superior writing skills, with the ability to synthesize information and budgets into articulate, persuasive, fundable proposals. Experience working with federal and state grants is a significant plus.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES • Research, identify and prioritize new and existing foundation and corporate grant opportunities for general operating support, restricted programs and capital needs. • Review potential government funding prospects and vet for fit with CVSR needs and strategies • Prepare and submit proposals. Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop clearly identified deliverables and outcomes, as well as expense and revenue budgets. • Track, update and monitor grants calendar, including status of pending grant submissions and resubmissions. • Coordinate and gather information from other departments (i.e., Operations, Education, Finance), prepare and submit requested grant reports by due date according to foundation specifications. • Assist with funder relations and maintaining cooperative and interagency agreements in support of programs and projects with federal agencies and other non-profits • Develop and maintain competency in CVSR’s mission, work, and needs through regular exposure to CVSR activities, constituents and staff. • Perform other related duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree required • Experience in grant writing and reporting, grant performance indicators, monitoring and evaluation • Strong written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated research, writing, editing and budgeting skills • Ability to analyze complex issues, summarize key findings and communicate findings in a clear and concise manner • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail, accuracy and pacing • Strong project management skills. Work requires continual attention to detail in preparing reports, processing information, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team • Strong interpersonal skills; mature and professional manner; ability to communicate with poise and tact; ability to maintain confidence and act with discretion. • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint. 

Experience with Raiser’s Edge software would be helpful but is not required. 

To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and a detailed salary history to Bobby Dinkins, VP of Development, bdinkins@cvsr.com by 8/17/2018. No phone calls please. Position will remain open until filled.



EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute
Development Director

$70,000 - $80,000 a year

The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all aspects of EDWINS’ fundraising efforts, including major gifts, foundation and corporate funding and special events, along with raising awareness of EDWINS and its mission through various communication platforms. This position works closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors. It also supervises the community outreach coordinator.

Duties Include:
Build and promote a culture of philanthropy
Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan
Leverage volunteer expertise to refine the EDWINS story, donor message and organization’s outreach efforts
Build, recommend and monitor an approved development budget
Develop and implement fundraising policies and procedures
Write grants and develop formal proposals for funding requests
Manage existing and identify potential foundation and individual donor relationships
Plan and manage annual fundraiser
Oversee donor database
Engage board members in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of top-tier donor prospects
Create and deliver development reports to the board
Regularly speak to key stakeholders – including funders, board members and government officials – to educate them on re-entry issues and EDWINS’ work
Train, oversee and recognize volunteers
Supervise Community Outreach Coordinator’s efforts to engage the community and build relationships aligned organizations and individuals
Attend conferences and events to ensure EDWINS’s visibility and maintain quality relationships with stakeholders at the city, county and state levels

Skills Required:
Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial and communication skills
Familiarity with fundraising database platforms

Accountability:
The Position reports to the Chief Executive Officer
Benefits:
3 Weeks Paid Vacation
Health Insurance
Access to great French Cuisine!




Holden Forests & Gardens
VP of Development

Holden Forests & Gardens is one of Northeast Ohio’s largest and most important cultural and environmental institutions. It comprises two campuses; the urban Cleveland Botanical Garden campus located in Cleveland’s University Circle and the rural Holden Arboretum campus located in Kirtland, OH. Holden Forests & Gardens is the 12th largest public garden in the U.S.

We are seeking a visionary, dynamic, creative, and driven Vice President of Development to oversee the organization’s donor stewardship and fundraising program. The VP of Development leads the team responsible for raising key contributed income toward the annual operating budget and special projects through donations, grants, and fundraising events. He or she dedicates direct attention to major gifts fundraising and manages Development department staff and budgets. This position reports to the Chief of External Affairs (CEA) and supervises the Director of Foundation & Corporate Relations, and the Annual Fund Manager.

Responsibilities:
·      Defines and prioritizes long-term and short-term fundraising goals in concert with the Chief of External Affairs and Development Department.
·      Prepares and implements an annual fund-raising plan and calendar, ensuring that all activities are consistent with Holden’s mission and strategic and programmatic goals.
·      Secures increasing levels of philanthropic support from an expanding base of donors at all levels to further Holden Forests & Gardens’ mission and plans.
·      Leads a dynamic team of professionals responsible for generating contributed income through individual, planned and major giving; government, corporate and foundation grantmaking; donor stewardship and special events.
·      Works with the Chief of External Affairs and Development staff to plan, prioritize, and set explicit goals for fundraising in the above areas.
·      Works with the Chief of External Affairs and the Development Operations Manager on reporting, analysis and forecasting of the department operating budget.
·      Reports to the Chief of External Affairs on the performance of fund-raising and related programs, both quantitatively and qualitatively, comparing to past performance and to industry benchmarks; and recommends strategic adjustments as appropriate.
·      Oversees the management of donor cultivation and stewardship efforts including prospect research, planning, solicitation, grant writing and reporting, strategy for donor benefits and recognition programs, tributes and special events.
·      Partners with the VP of Marketing on philanthropic communications.
·      Collaborates with colleagues across the institution to identify funding opportunities and support program areas.
·      Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
·      Bachelor’s degree in non-profit administration, philanthropic studies, communications, or related field
·      Minimum 7 years’ professional experience in fundraising at all levels
·      Leadership, supervisory, talent and team development experience
·      Experience developing and implementing business plans and budgets
·      Experience developing and fostering successful donor relationships, including working with fundraising volunteers and auxiliary groups
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
·      Ability to achieve annual budget goals
·      Demonstrated knowledge of business, development and marketing principles
·      Discretion and respect for donor confidentiality
·      Self-directed, proactive planner with a can-do spirit
·      Proficient with donor database software and Microsoft Office suite
·      Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·      Understanding of financial reporting, forecasting and data analysis

Requirements
·      Must pass a criminal background and substance test.
·      Must have a driving record in good standing.

Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants should submit a résumé with salary requirements online to:

Holden Forests & Gardens is an equal opportunity, ADA employer and a drug-free workplace




Holden Forests & Gardens
Manager of Development Operations

Holden Forests & Gardens is one of Northeast Ohio’s largest and most important cultural and environmental institutions. It comprises two campuses; the urban Cleveland Botanical Garden campus located in Cleveland’s University Circle and the rural Holden Arboretum campus located in Kirtland, OH. Holden Forests & Gardens is the 12th largest public garden in the U.S.

We are seeking a Manager of Development Operations to join our team. Located at the Cleveland Botanical Garden campus, the Manager of Development Operations plays an integral role in the creation and execution of procedures to improve prospect management, solicitation, gift processing, reporting, and database management in support of departmental goals and is responsible for leading the Development Department in support of all fundraising activities.

Responsibilities
Manage and execute all areas of monthly reporting, including but not limited to, the monthly reconciliation between the Development department and the Business Office, and the donor/member retention report as well as the year-end reporting and the reconciliation process.
Perform audit preparation work in conjunction with the Business Office.
Assist in the recruitment and selection of Development staff.
Supervise the nonexempt Development staff by performing duties such as creating the staff schedule, delegating work assignments, evaluating performance and providing feedback, and the training and development of staff members.
Manage process and workflow for data entry, gift entry, event entry and reporting.
Manage process for gift acknowledgment and membership card fulfillment.
Oversee comprehensive pledge, donation and invoice management systems for pledges, donations/gifts, grants, memberships and events, including pledge form creation, scheduling, and reminder generation.
Assist with the annual budget process including budget entry, creation of templates, and various comparative reports.
Develop and ensure the accuracy and timely distribution of daily, weekly, and monthly gift and customized reports.
Develop systems to streamline and create efficiencies within all operational areas of the department.
Assist with list segmentation and analysis.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Nonprofit administration or related a related field.
3+ years of previous development/advancement service experience.
Previous Supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge of basic accounting principles preferred.
High degree of confidentiality required
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite and have experience using Google applications and database systems, with prior experience using Raiser’s Edge and/or Altru preferred.

Requirements
Must pass a criminal background and substance test.
Must have a driving record in good standing.
Must be able work a flexible schedule including occasional nights and weekends.

Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants should submit a résumé with salary requirements online to: http://bit.ly/2w2BnZu



Malone University
Director of Annual Giving 

The Malone University, Office of Advancement, is conducting a search for a full-time Director of Annual Giving. The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for all aspects of fundraising for the annual fund, working toward a dollar and participation goal established by the Vice President of the Office of Advancement and approved by the Cabinet members. This person will interact with internal and external constituencies including donors, alumni, parents, friends, volunteers, and students. 

The director’s primary responsibility is the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, collaborating with other team members to promote the educational opportunities and outcomes provided by Malone University " the Malone experience - to prospective contributors. The director develops, implements, and evaluates for effectiveness a coordinated matrix of engagement and solicitation strategies through the utilization of direct mail, e-solicitations, online giving, phonathon and personal visitation all focused on shaping a sustainable tradition of annual support. In addition, the director will foster the growth of high impact practices as related to annual giving and the University as a whole. 

The director has a keen appreciation for annual, repeatable giving as the enabling component of a successful advancement operation. The director provides strategic direction and long-range/short-range planning for all these areas in the context of growing the annual giving program while supporting the greater advancement and A Bolder Vision campaign goals. The director is responsible for ensuring that the University is a leader among peers as measured externally in terms of total dollars, percentage participation, consistency of giving, and average gift size. 

Must exhibit a personal understanding of, and operate in concert with the Foundational Principles, Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan of the University. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree preferred. Five years of fund raising experience and a working knowledge of fund raising principles (i.e. moves management) are essential; experience in fund raising in higher education is preferred. Substantial weight will be given to candidates with a proven track record of having successfully managed an institutional Annual Giving Fund at an institution of higher education. Evening, weekend and overnight commitments will be necessary at times. 

A full job description can be viewed on the Malone University website under Employment. Send a cover letter, faith statement and resume with three references to the attention of the Associate VP, Human Resources and Facilities Management at humanresources@malone.edu by 08/30/2018.



Milestones Autism Resources
Donor Relations Officer 

Milestones Autism Resources is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum by educating, coaching and connecting the autism community with evidence-based information. Milestones’ core programs are: an annual conference, coaching, adult services and online resources at www.milestones.org.

We offer candidates the chance to make an immediate impact as part of an engaged, passionate team that presents an annual regional conference for 1,200, curates a website of over 1,400 resources, provides a free helpdesk, and offers consultation services and trainings.

Job description: Donor Relations Officer will work within a team structure to support donor engagement and donor communications. The Donor Relations Officer will report to the Executive Director. This position requires availability for occasional evening or weekend meetings and events. Join the development team which oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising including annual fund, special events, major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, and in-kind resources.

The major areas of responsibility are:
Cultivation and Solicitation of Donors: Annual Fund, Major Donors, Endowment, Benefit, Strike it Big
Input on organization’s CRM
Development of Donor Communication Materials
Other duties as specified

Qualifications
An applicant should be committed to the mission of Milestones Autism Organization and have demonstrated fundraising experience. Specific qualifications:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Previous development experience (minimum of 5 years) soliciting major gifts, working with boards, staff, and volunteers
Experience developing volunteer leaders
Experience supervising volunteers and staff
Experience planning and implementing events
Strong contributor in team environments and productive working independently
Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Experience in deadline-driven environments
Handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Detail oriented
Ability to monitor and meet fundraising goals
Knowledge of Cleveland community
College or university graduate, master’s degree a plus
We value a culture of collaboration and professional and personal growth for all team members.

Milestones provides a competitive salary, healthcare, paid time off that increases with tenure and a generous company holiday schedule.

Application Requirements:
If you identify with our values and feel strongly that you could contribute to our team, we encourage you to submit your cover letter, 3 professional references and resume through indeed.com.
Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:
Physical requirements associated with office working environment
Ability to operate standard office equipment
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards

To apply: https://indeedhi.re/2OuMDW3



The Music Settlement
Manager of Marketing and Communications

Primary Purpose: The Manager of Marketing and Communications is responsible for the organization’s marketing and communications activities and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy for the organization.
Reports to: The Manager of Marketing and Communications reports directly to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and implement The Music Settlement’s Brand strategy; develop and consistently deliver institutional brand through all marketing and communications efforts.
Develop marketing strategy for new and existing programs and services through consultation with department Chairs (service lines) with overall goal of increasing enrollment and revenues.
Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and consumer trends
Manage and improve lead generation campaigns, measuring results
Create and manage social media campaigns and direct programs to improve social media reputation and recognition
Manage all operational aspects of marketing and communications, including setting and meeting goals, targets, budget, and timelines.
Design all marketing and public relations campaigns with written marketing and communications plans and strategies with clearly defined goals, timelines, and budgets and identified, measurable metrics for tracking success; implement these plans and be responsible for successfully progressing the plans against their objectives.
Oversee the design, content, and maintenance of The Music Settlement’s website ensuring current, accurate, and engaging content
Consult with Executive Assistant/Development Associate regarding procurement of all Music Settlement branded promotional items and office supplies.
Serve as community engagement liaison for The Music Settlement; coordinate and manage all community-related events and appearances.
Manage, in conjunction with Executive Assistant/Development Associate, the TMS volunteer program
Meet regularly with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and the relevant Board Committee members to share progress on marketing plan development, implementation, and metrics; seek their review and approval of marketing plans and progress and make requested changes.
Meet and consult regularly with other senior staff and faculty members, as required by President/CEO, to establish clear goals and objectives of each organizational department (service line).
Collaborate effectively with department Chairs and VP for Institutional Advancement, providing counsel on marketing and communications-related issues and serve their marketing and communications-related needs in a timely, effective, and collegial manner.
Work effectively with the Board’s marketing committee, involving them in specific projects and keeping them apprised of marketing & communications plans and progress.
Oversee all Marketing and Communication support, vendors, contracts, ensuring all work product is high quality and delivered in a timely manner and on budget; work with the Vice President for Finance and Administration and Vice President for Institutional Advancement to determine contractual terms and status of same.
Work with registration staff to ensure accurate registrations systems design, registration go-live, and analysis as applicable to marketing and communications.
Team with the Chairs from each department (service lines) of The Music Settlement to create annual marketing plans with accurate, consistent and timely communications, paid and earned advertising, social media engagement, and other promotions as requested; communicate results. Marketing plans will be revised, as and when required.
Serve as a spokesperson of The Music Settlement to University Circle, Ohio City and the greater Cleveland market, affiliate organizations, and various media organizations.
Develop and be proficient in maintaining marketing and communications-related data systems and records; proper and consistent filing of all work product.
Maintain regular office hours and availability to staff and faculty and attend regularly scheduled staff planning meetings and retreats.
Take an active role in The Music Settlement’s Security Committee and the UCI community at large.

Educational Requirements:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations or related field required.
A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in Marketing or Public Relations required.

Qualifications:
The Manager of Marketing and Communications must have excellent verbal, written,
and interpersonal communication skills to successfully work with staff, trustees, faculty, and donors., experience and knowledge of Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop and PageMaker or comparable programs and be proficient in formatting and merging documents. Must be proficient in the use of social-media platforms, Google Analytics and Search Engine Management. Experienced in public and media relations, pitching stories to garner earned media, and tracking media coverage. Must be a team player who links the resources available to the offerings of The Music Settlement to grow market share and brand strength. Successful candidate will be extremely well organized, have a strong sense of teamwork, and possess strong initiative to help further the goals and objectives of The Settlement. Candidates must be very detail-oriented, anticipate next steps, and be able to follow directions as given. Other required competencies include resourcefulness, ability to multi-task and adapt quickly when necessary.
The candidate must adhere to all established personnel policies and practices of The Music Settlement. In leading the department of Marketing and Communications, the individual must encourage a respectful, healthy, and productive work environment for the staff and clients whom he/she supervises.

Experience:
Marketing or Public Relations: 3 years
Education:
Bachelor's

To apply: https://indeedhi.re/2MER6Fc



National Inventors Hall of Fame
Creative Director

The National Inventors Hall of Fame is seeking a top-performing, creative, and energetic professional who wants to build a National Monument to Innovation and inspire people of all ages to change the world for the better. This challenging and fast-paced position requires a strategic, flexible and organized individual who will welcome and foster an environment of new ideas and teamwork, possesses strong leadership and design skills, and has an artistic eye. The Creative Director develops B2B and B2B campaigns, oversees the creative elements of large-scale and small-scale events and video production, designs exhibits for our museum, works with high-level corporations on partnership campaigns, and most importantly handles the design elements of our products.

Position Responsibilities:
Manage the creative process from concept to completion acting as the creative, corporate visionary
Oversee an internal creative team, as well as outside design agencies and production vendors, coordinating their efforts and ensuring a high-level of quality for all deliverables
Manage the overall brand design, intertwine multiple brands and disseminate across all channels and audiences
Lead strategic brainstorming sessions, develop creative briefs, rationalize creative concepts, and oversee campaign execution
Tell the stories of our Inductees through written and video communication outlets
Collaborate with company executives and stakeholders to translate strategic business goals into compelling brand experiences for the consumer, corporate and B2B campaigns
Make presentations and pitch ideas to internal and external customers acting as an ambassador for the brand
Consider each project holistically, best understanding how design solutions will be implemented across all forms of media, devices, and platforms
Promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of innovation, excellence, and accountability
Give honest and direct input while being open to critique and direction from others
Deliver every idea and assignment with creativity and passion and within a deadline
Foster an environment of professional honesty and integrity

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strategic thinker, dynamic leader, and results-oriented individual who is comfortable in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
Ability to understand and translate advertising/marketing objectives into unique, creative strategies with minimal direction
Ability to create compelling stories about people and a willingness to study and research how they are woven into NIHF programming to make cohesive connections across all brands
Capability to take large amounts of product information and distill into clear, concise and creative messaging
Proven ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams
Passion for new technologies and emerging trends
Innovative problem-solver and an excellent communicator
Fluent in Adobe Suite to be hands-on as needed
Strong presentation skills

Credentials and Experience:
A minimum of five (5) years in a creative leadership role
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field
Experience in leading and elevating a team of young professionals while cultivating a positive, enthusiastic environment
Proven track record in facilitating and streamlining the creative brainstorming, proofing, and project management process
Experience with photography, videography and event production which includes presenter management, run of the show, scripting and overseeing events
Experience building a successful brand
Copywriting and creative writing experience preferred

Special Requirements:
Ability to travel up to 30%
Benefits of working for the National Inventors Hall of Fame include: 
Competitive benefit offerings, including; medical, dental, vision, life, FSA, and disability
401K plan and employer match of 100%, up to 5% of base salary
Paid time off and paid holidays
Critical Illness/Accident Supplemental Income plans available
On-site workout facility and instructors
Alternate workday scheduling
Six Sigma White Belt training
Great team environment, opportunities for growth, and culture focused on professional development

Cover letter describing why you are an ideal candidate for the position, salary requirements, and personal interest in working for the National Inventors Hall of Fame, required with resume submission or email resumes to aslaght@invent.org.



Ohio Guidestone
Manager of Foundation Relations

Essential Functions:
Direct supervision of grant writers.
Assist with research and identification of foundations that support social service organizations and charter schools, and help prepare written annual submission plan based on foundation schedules and guidelines.
Assess the need for OhioGuidestone initiated cultivation calls to foundations; coordinate those calls and participate in person or by conference call.
Thoroughly read and understand foundation guidelines and instructions and respond with a powerful and persuasive proposal.
Together with the director, understand the needs of OhioGuidestone and match the agency’s needs to identified funding priorities of foundations and corporations.
Together with the director, prepare and develop oversight reports to ensure compliance with reporting standards of the funder.
Assist with the identification of federal, state and local request for proposal opportunities.
Oversee the process of preparing and submitting responses to request for proposals.
Provide oversight and editing of proposals and projects to ensure the delivery of high-quality, consistent communication on behalf of the organization.
Communicate effectively with OhioGuidestone program staff to develop accurate and timely proposal submissions.
Use the Raiser’s Edge database to enter and track information as required by the Vice President of Advancement and supervisor.
Post all contact notes keeping current within two weeks of contact.
Demonstrate and model positive leadership and present the agency in the most positive light with all internal and external contacts.
Work cooperatively with the Advancement and Communications team and with any staff that the Vice President of Advancement and Communications chooses to involve.
Abide by “Our Promise;” OhioGuidestone’s standard of excellence, integrity and ethics
Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
Employee may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their supervisor.

Performance/Physical Requirements:
English reading and writing skills required
Abidance to agency and Advancement code of ethics
Organizational skills, attention to detail and confidentiality required
Ability to manage own time and schedule
Requires typing and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
Weekend and evening work, as requested
Qualifications:
Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Communications or a social Services discipline, with relevant writing experience.
Knowledge and understanding of social services preferred.
A valid driver’s license, safe driving record, reliable transportation and proof of insurance are required.
At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.
Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V IND15




Walsh Jesuit High School
Director of Alumni Relations

Walsh Jesuit High School is seeking a Director of Alumni relations to provide leadership for its nearly 10,000 alumni. This position will develop, direct and maintain the school’s alumni relations activities and events as well as secure alumni engagement in reunion and other giving to sustain the financial health of the school. Qualifications: B.A. degree in nonprofit management, philanthropy, or related field and a minimum of five years of experience in development with a proven track record in fundraising. Ability to communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, alumni and representatives from the business community. Ability to think and plan strategically and creatively. Ability to recruit, develop and lead volunteers. Ability to work independently and collaborating with others.

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Mrs. Sally Froelich, Human Resources, Walsh Jesuit High School, 4550 Wyoga Lake Rd. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44224 or email froelichs@walshjesuit.org by 9/15/2018.

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