Girls on the Run Advisory Board Member

Girls on the Run of UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is looking for 2-3 new Advisory Board Members to join the February cohort.  Advisory Board terms are 2 years in length with the opportunity for renewal. Board members are required to sign a letter of commitment, regularly and actively participate in meetings and events and contribute (give or get) a minimum of $500 annually to the organization.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Advocacy and promotion of the organization’s mission, vision and values
  • Fundraising and sponsor development
  • Organizational and strategic advisement
  • Hands-on participation in 5ks and other events

Qualifications required include:

  • Passion for the Girls on the Run mission, vision and core values
  • Ability to contribute time including in-person meetings, email communications, and volunteer hours in support of GOTR events
  • Connections to the local community
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • Business administration
    • Non-profit management
    • Strategic planning
    • Fundraising/Fund development
    • Marketing or public relations
    • Youth development
    • Elementary education, coaching or counseling
    • Community leadership
    • Event Planning
  • Reside in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland or Venango county

For more information about Girls on the Run, visit www.gotrmagee.org.  Applications for the February cohort are due by February 7, 2021. Applications received after that date will be considered for the October cohort.

Director of Development

Flourish in a place you can be proud of. At Lutheran SeniorLife, you can proudly go to work every day, knowing you’re an important part of a well-run organization with the highest standards. Your efforts are what help us achieve our great reputation for quality care, facilities and staff. Together we’ll grow and sustain this rewarding, enriching environment for both seniors and employees.

Responsible for overseeing donor relations of Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation. Works closely with the Foundation President in coordinating the fundraising initiatives of all entities of Lutheran SeniorLife.  Develops fundraising campaigns and appeals, and increases giving through creative marketing and communication via mail, phone, email, social media and personal solicitation.  Develops potential donors, maintains ongoing relationships with existing donors including individuals, groups and other organizations.  Identifies major and planned giving prospects.  Updates, maintains and analyzes all relevant records and data pertaining to fundraising activities, making changes to the program when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in a related field.
  • Three years of proven fundraising success.
  • Travel required. Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license to visit donors and prospects.
  • Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • Experience using fundraising software and database.

Lutheran SeniorLife and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers.

Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

Since 1952, Light of Life Rescue Mission has been a safe refuge for homeless and hurting people in the Pittsburgh area. The organization is currently seeking an experienced professional to direct marketing and public relations for Light of Life. Will be responsible for marketing, branding and public relations.  Reporting to the Director of Development and working closely with the leadership team as well as the Board, will manage and evaluate all internal and external communications in various forms through media, written communication, giving tours, etc. Light of Life Ministries, Inc. has an operating budget of $7.9 million, 69 dedicated employees, a skilled Board of Directors, and is in the midst of a capital campaign.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a marketing and communications strategy that generates measurable results and allows Light of Life to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted audiences, key influencers, donors, volunteers, and local media.
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders including donors, volunteers and public officials, and collaborate with them to enhance the organization’s brand and fundraising efforts.
  • Manage the creation of all communication materials including media correspondence, quarterly newsletters, weekly/monthly emails, brochures, and other donor correspondence; manage vendors whose services are required to complete projects. Includes oversight of website content and social media strategy and implementation.
  • Assist the Director of Development in managing the Development team.
  • Will be the initial and primary media contact.

Due to the interface with the clients, all jobs at Light of Life require employees to:

  • Walk alongside clients as a disciple of Christ and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them through actions and words.
  • Establish mutual trust and create a safe, authentic environment so that the clients continue to mature in Christ.
  • Serve the clients in a Christlike manner and practice a self-evaluative lifestyle.
  • Resolve all issues in ways that promote the principles of Light of Life while following the processes described in the LOL staff manual.
  • Exhibit love for Jesus Christ, the staff, and the clients.
  • Study the Christian Bible and apply the knowledge received/revealed to job duties and clients’ specific issues.
  • Help the clients make choices that are justifiably in their eternal best interest.
  • Practice Christlike stewardship of all resources.
  • Model personal responsibility, accountability, timely reporting and a self-evaluative lifestyle.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Creative and competent decision-maker
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to interact effectively with senior leaders and all levels of the organization
  • Strategizes and executes plans and projects effectively
  • Excellent time-management skills and strong judgement skills
  • Excellent computer skills including cloud-based software

Education/Experience

  • Master’s degree in communication, marketing or related field, or bachelor’s with commensurate experience; human services experience a plus
  • 5-10 years’ experience in marketing, media relations, crisis media
  • Public speaking, fundraising, and event management experience
  • 5-10 years of increasing responsibility with management at a nonprofit organization

We invite you to view the full job posting and explore Light of Life at: http://lightoflife.org/

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application, resume and cover letter at:
https://lightoflife.isolvedhire.com/jobs/60768.html

Development Database Administrator

Since 1952, Light of Life Rescue Mission has been a safe refuge for homeless and hurting people in the Pittsburgh area. The organization is currently seeking an experienced IT professional to serve as the Development Database Administrator for Light of Life Ministries, Inc and its affiliated organization, Family Guidance, Inc. This successful candidate will manage the Raiser’s Edge database, oversee Microsoft online accounts, and handle the purchasing of IT resources. Light of Life Ministries, Inc. has an operating budget of $7.9 million, 68 dedicated employees, a skilled Board of Directors, and has recently embarked on a capital campaign.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Working with various departments to ensure accuracy across all Development databases, Raiser’s Edge, and its related accounting solution, Financial Edge.
  • Updating donor information via the Data Health Center within Raiser’s Edge.
  • Creating complex data queries, reports and exports as needed for senior leadership team and Controller in a timely manner and which may be accessed and run by staff.
  • Manipulates data in .CSV files to accurately import donor/gift information while maintaining data integrity.
  • Extracting and analyzing information to support the Development department.

Due to the interface with the clients, all jobs at Light of Life require employees to:

  • Walk alongside clients as a disciple of Christ and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them through actions and words.
  • Establish mutual trust and create a safe, authentic environment so that the clients continue to mature in Christ.
  • Serve the clients in a Christ-like manner and practice a self-evaluative lifestyle.
  • Resolve all issues in ways that promote the principles of Light of Life while following the processes described in the LOL staff manual.
  • Exhibit love for Jesus Christ, the staff, and the clients.
  • Study the Christian Bible and apply the knowledge received/revealed to job duties and clients’ specific issues.
  • Help the clients make choices that are justifiably in their eternal best interest.
  • Practice Christ Like stewardship of all resources.
  • Model personal responsibility, accountability, timely reporting and a self-evaluative lifestyle.

Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Requires a BA degree or higher in Business, Sales, Marketing, Fund Raising or related field or, minimum of five years of Raiser’s Edge Database management experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer and database knowledge.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Requires skills in Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Excel, and Word
  • Ability to work in an office environment with 85% computer, 10% administrative, and 5% telephone required.

We invite you to view the full job posting and explore Light of Life at: http://lightoflife.org/

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application, resume and cover letter at: https://lightoflife.isolvedhire.com/jobs/60768.html

Virtual Internship Program Positions

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art seeks qualified interns to assist with a variety of projects this summer in a remote capacity as part of a Virtual Internship Program.

The Westmoreland has built a permanent collection of significant American art from colonial to contemporary, placing it among the best museums of American art in the country. The Museum’s extraordinary permanent collection is complemented by world-class traveling exhibitions that draw local, national, and international visitors. We are located just 35 miles east of Pittsburgh in the heart of historic Greensburg, Pennsylvania and within the Laurel Highlands region.

Committed to our number one goal of being a space of healing, connection, and inclusiveness for our community, The Westmoreland has no admission fee. The Westmoreland is bringing American art to the public, presenting a diversity of lived experiences that expand perspectives in American art history and American history, and providing a safe space to think about what it means to be an American. Through direct and authentic experiences with art as well as a diverse roster of relevant programs that reach a range of visitors, we are ensuring that everyone does indeed feel invited and welcome.

This eight-week internship program will be awarded to students interested in a career in the arts and fields related to The Westmoreland’s operational departments. Interns will gain an understanding of the kinds of work that occur in a museum and how museum professionals collaborate to plan and support daily operations. In addition to developing skills through projects within their chosen Museum department, interns will participate in a cross-departmental cohort project as well as attend a professional development series with other Museums across the nation.

Eligibility & Terms:

Internships are open to Undergraduate rising juniors, rising seniors, and those recently graduated as well as Master’s program students and those recently graduated. Applicants should review below qualifications for internships and apply for the one (1) internship that best meets their experience, interest and skillset.

Summer interns will work remotely from a location in the United States from June 7th through July 30th 2021. Interns must be available for the entire eight weeks, 30 hours per week.

Interns will receive a stipend of approximately $3,600.00 that is subject to all applicable taxes.

Application Deadline: February 26th, 2021- All applications must be submitted to careers@thewestmoreland.org.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume and personal diversity statement. Please specify in your cover letter and email subject line which internship you are applying for.

Internship Opportunities:

1. Fundraising Research and Data Analyst Intern – Advancement Department

The Fundraising Research and Data Analyst Intern will play an integral part within the Advancement team, working to bring together all of supporter data across the organization ensuring more effective and tailored communication with our donors, supporters and local community. Projects will include a planned giving segmentation export, corporate sponsor analysis, and development of a membership dashboard. The intern will:

  • Learn effective methods of gathering, managing and analyzing data to fully support contributed income generation.
  • Generate data selections including queries, data segmentation, data exports, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) dashboards, fundraising analysis and build data queries and reports to provide insights on contribution trends.
  • Assist Advancement Team in determining more efficient ways to utilize and interpret fundraising data.
  • Work cooperatively with other Museum Teams including Curatorial, Collections, Education, Marketing, and Visitor Services to inform strategic decision-making through data collection and analysis.

Skills, Technical Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Strong computer knowledge with ability to enter and analyze data, and develop queries.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency working in a database.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills.
  • Interest in museum donor relations and ability to work with confidential information.

2. Curatorial and Collections Intern – Curatorial and Collections and Exhibition Management Departments

The Curatorial and Collections intern will have the exciting opportunity to curate up to six exhibitions from the Museum’s works on paper collection for installation in the Carol R. Brown Gallery. This work will involve spending designated time working closely with two teams, specifically with the Chief Curator and Director of Collections and Exhibition Management. The intern will:

  • Review and become knowledgeable about The Westmoreland’s works on paper collection
  • Develop exhibition ideas/themes with rationale and a working title for each
  • Conduct research on selected works and artists, writing bios for each artist
  • Write exhibition didactics including introductory text, overview of ideas/themes and extended labels for each work or series of works
  • Create a working checklist for each exhibition
  • Create scale models of works and layout of exhibition in gallery floor plan

Skills, Technical Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Art History academic focus, major or minor, with an interest in American Art.
  • Critical writing and editing sills. Interest in scholarly research.
  • Proficiency working in a database or ability to learn.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.

3. Exhibition & Public Programs Marketing Intern – Marketing & Public Relations Department

The Westmoreland’s Exhibition & Public Programs Marketing Intern will focus on developing a comprehensive marketing campaign for the upcoming Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee featured exhibition and related public programming. The intern will:

  • Develop an overall marketing campaign for the exhibition and related public programming
  • Create a detailed media plan and campaign initiatives timeline
  • Produce a written narrative overview for the campaign summarizing all efforts with target audiences defined
  • Work cooperatively with other Museum Teams, including Education, Collections and Exhibitions Management, Curatorial, and Visitor Services to promote exhibition and related programming

Skills, Technical Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Marketing academic focus
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Technical and theoretical knowledge of Social Media and platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Development Associate

The Music Conservatory of Westchester, a nonprofit community music school in White Plains, NY, seeks a Development Associate. Reporting to the Development Officer and working closely with the Executive Director and Communications team, this key position is responsible for handling a variety of key tasks pertaining to the school’s fundraising program.  The Development Associate interacts on a daily basis with Conservatory staff, faculty, board members, donors and student families.  The Conservatory is a musical community in which everyone shares enthusiasm for the school’s mission, programs and activities.  The work environment is collegial, lively, and filled with music on a daily basis.

Great people skills, enthusiasm for teamwork, meticulous record-keeping, organizational and multi-tasking skills, computer fluency and knowledge of Microsoft Office are essential. Knowledge of fundraising database systems (e.g. Exceed Beyond) is a plus. Candidates should have at least a four-year bachelor’s degree, an interest in nonprofit management and the arts, and at least two years of prior experience in fundraising and volunteer management.  A background in music is a plus.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Oversee and manage the school’s annual fund, including strategizing and writing fall and spring appeal letters, strategizing mail and online campaigns, organizing mail/email lists, overseeing production/mailing.
  • Work with the Development Officer on the planning, implementation and follow-up for the Conservatory’s major annual fundraiser in June, as well as other special events.
  • Coordinate and manage the Conservatory’s parent, adult student, and teen volunteer groups. Organize meetings and events in which they have a key role, including Inside the Studio Week, Fall Open House, and Performathon.
  • Oversee and manage the school’s development database, ensuring accurate and timely data entry, organizing lists for various events and campaign, generating reports, maintaining narrative donor information and stewardship calendar, ensuring timely acknowledgment of all donations, and working with the Business department on monthly reconciliation.
  • Serve as liaison to the Board of Trustees, to oversee the organization of meetings and events, record board meeting minutes and facilitate editing and finalization.
  • Serve as primary liaison to the school’s Parent Association, Adult Student Association, and Teen Volunteer Corps; organize and manage their meetings and events.
  • Assist with other development tasks as needed.

Grant Writer (Contract Position)

For over 60 years, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art has brought national and international attention to the artists and places of southwestern Pennsylvania. The only museum dedicated to American art in western Pennsylvania, The Westmoreland’s extraordinary permanent collection is complemented by world-class traveling exhibitions that draw local, national, and international visitors. In 2015, The Westmoreland completed a $28.5 million Capital and Expansion Campaign and celebrated its grand re-opening in 2015 being named most recently in August 2018 by Architectural Digest as the best designed museum in the state of Pennsylvania.

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art seeks an experienced Grant Writer to support our Advancement Team. The successful candidate will have a familiarity in the arts and culture field as well as an understanding of the Greater Pittsburgh philanthropic sector. This is a contract position and hours worked will vary per week.

Expectations for this contract position include:

  • Write and submit applications for funding to corporations and foundations for The Westmoreland’s operating and programmatic needs.
  • Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the Westmoreland, and use that knowledge and understanding to better comprehend all projects and programs for which grants will be sought.
  • Coordinate and prepare all monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting as required.
  • Construct budgets and translate financial information into budget narrative.
  • Work with the Westmoreland staff to gather information and documentation to support grant proposals as necessary.
  • Adhere to guidelines given by the Director of Advancement and/or CEO.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in preparing grant proposals for foundation, government and corporate funding sources (familiarity with the arts and culture field preferred).
  • Strong understanding of Greater Pittsburgh philanthropic sector.
  • Strong writer who is detail-oriented with a high level of editorial skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven, remote environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, Dropbox, Zoom and other digital platforms.
  • Financial literacy to construct budgets and translate financial information into budget narrative.

Please send resume and letter of interest to careers@thewestmoreland.org
. No phone calls please.

Program Manager

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled
POSITION TITLE: Program Manager
DEPARTMENT: Education
SALARY RANGE: $32,000-$36,000
REPORTS TO: Director of Education

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Junior Achievement seeks a dynamic individual to join its team as its District Operations Manager. This is a full-time position. The District Operations Manager will serve a multi-faceted role in managing all aspects of Junior Achievement Operations in assigned geographic territories.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manage and maintain existing school and school district relationships.
  2. Work to engage new schools and school districts in JA programs.
  3. Recruitment of volunteers to deliver JA programs in engaged schools.
  4. Coordinate and conduct volunteer training.
  5. Promote JA programs offered outside of traditional classrooms.
  6. Development of sustainable funding to support JA programs.
  7. Engage corporations, foundations and individuals as funders.
  8. Manage and cultivate the relationships of existing funders.
  9. Assist in writing grants specific to assigned territory.
  10. Assist in managing (or manage) regional Advisory Boards.
  11. Help plan and coordinate county events in partnership with Board and other JA Staff.
  12. Attend networking events to expand JA contacts.
  13. Present to companies and groups (Kiwanis, Rotary, etc) about JA.
  14. Facilitate local fundraising campaign including writing campaign letter and coordinating mailing.
  15. Provide progress reports to assigned Advisory Board(s).
  16. Track and report students and classrooms served.
  17. Verify for audit students served and other school data.
  18. Maintain and grow a database of contacts.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Management and/or sales experience is required. Must have strong oral/written communication skills. Must be capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent time management skills and computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Creativity, diligence and a strong work ethic are necessary.

The candidate must be goal and results oriented.

If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to mteti@jawesternpa.org.

Operations Manager

Clear Thoughts Foundation (CTF), established in 2010, is a nonprofit organization located in Pittsburgh, PA. Our primary purpose is to raise funds to discover breakthrough drugs and novel treatments to stop the progression of dementia and eventually eliminate this terrible disease. All of the founding members of CTF have had some personal experience with dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease and FTD.  All of them are disappointed with the lack of available and effective drugs and therapeutics in today’s market.

Operations Manager:

  • Be a “brand ambassador” for CTF at all times – helping us get closer to our vision, to see a world free of dementia.
  • Work closely with CTF President to help drive, organize, and motivate the standing chairs and the fundraising teams
  • Attend all CTF Board Meetings (4 X year) – prepare board meeting preparation materials
  • Plan and confirm CTF yearly calendar in conjunction with CTF President
  • Ensure upkeep and post all CTF related documents/materials to the CTF google drive
  • Manage and maintain all CTF technology including but not limited to: WordPress, Salsa CRM and Salsa
  • Engage, Google account (Ad words, non-profits manager, gmail account), Microsoft 365 accounts, fundraising platforms.
  • Responsible for all social media marketing – development and execution on relevant platforms: Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Create and distribute press releases
  • Create and distribute bi-monthly email marketing campaigns through Salsa Engage
  • Maintain and update CTF website content using WordPress in conjunction with Tailored Marketing
  • Work with CTF’s accounting firm and standing chair to create accounting/budgeting reports (while reconciling and maintaining all data across accounts in Salsa CRM and Quickbooks alongside CTF Standing Chair of Finance)
  • Maintain steady communication and relationships between CTF Consortium funded researchers and their liaisons to ensure necessary CTF grant guidelines are followed.
  • Event planning – involved in the development, planning, and success of all fundraising events.
  • Interact with CTF vendors
  • Aid in the development of fundraising initiatives – both creating new and helping with existing
  • Aid in the pursuit of existing identified grant opportunities, as well as the discovery of new. Request for Proposals (RFP’s) to be written and submitted upon acceptance.
  • Make recommendations to the foundation’s leadership on over-all efficiencies to support CTF’s mission
  • Report to CTF President and work together 1-2 days per week
  • Full time (40 hrs. a week), with some flexibility required for the occasional evening/weekend time needed.
  • Work from home option for those who are interested.
  • Pay TBD based on candidate skill set

Development & Communications Coordinator

The Mission of The Midwife Center is to promote wellness by providing exceptional, client-centered primary gynecological, pregnancy, and birthing care in Southwestern Pennsylvania’s only independent birth center.

Purpose: In partnership with the Executive Director and the Board Fundraising Committee, the Development & Communications Coordinator is responsible for coordinating development and communication activities of The Midwife Center. This role will identify and implement resource-effective ideas and solutions that advance The Midwife Center’s mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and/or communications
  • Minimum 1 year of experience using a nonprofit CRM database and online fundraising and communications tools
  • Demonstrated excellence in written communication
  • Demonstrated experience executing and tracking fundraising campaigns
  • Ability to manage timelines and project budgets effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively, work well with diverse individuals, and balance a variety of needs
  • Ability to think creatively with a high level of attention to detail and organization
  • Experience with website, social media, newsletter production, and message development
  • Experience with producing a variety of communications like brochures, annual reports, appeals, advertisements
  • Experience with special event planning and execution
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or dedication to reproductive health issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with grant writing and individual donor development
  • Experience with Salsa CRM + Salsa Engage
  • Ability to use tools like Pages, Photoshop Elements, Canva, etc. to design and layout simple forms like sponsorship packets, flyers, client forms, social media and email content
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and G-Suite

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Executive Director to develop The Midwife Center’s Development & Communications Plan
  • Develop, execute, and track fundraising goals and campaigns including end-of-year campaign
  • Promote workplace giving programs such as the United Way Contributor Choice program
  • Coordinate the corporate sponsorship program
  • Assist with coordinating special fundraising campaigns, such as capital campaigns
  • Maintain donor data entry, acknowledgements, and record-keeping of fundraising activities
  • Assist Executive Director with grant-writing and editing, and major donor cultivation
  • Collaborate with the Community Engagement Coordinator to develop and implement editorial calendar for digital communication and manage TMC’s website and electronic newsletter
  • Manage all aspects of the annual event including sponsorship solicitation, online communications, ticketing, venue and vendor selection, etc. with the support of other staff, event committee, and volunteers
  • Manage development-related events including programming, catering, set-up & clean-up, invitations, etc.
  • Manage budget and production of print and other materials including brochures and annual report
  • Coordinate volunteers for fundraising, events or communication activities on an as-needed basis

Schedule: Monday – Friday during normal business hours and some weekends and evenings for meetings and events

Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, and generous paid time off

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Christine Haas, Executive Director: c.haas@midwifecenter.org

 

The Midwife Center is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women, people of color and LGBTQIA applicants.