Events Manager

Job Purpose:

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden (PBG) is a unique cultural amenity for the city built upon 460 acres of reclaimed mine land that Inspires People to Grow.  The Garden features inspirational display gardens, horticultural and environmental education, and research into regional botanical, ecological remediation, and conservation issues.  The Garden is committed to taking a leadership role in the stewardship of the natural world and preserving healthy ecosystems.

The Events Manager is responsible for generating private event revenue from sales through various outreach channels.  This position assists in developing marketing campaigns for private events held at the Garden.  The position reports to the Events and Guest Relations Director and supervises the event staff.   This role will interface with clients, caterers, rental companies, volunteers, staff and vendors.  The Events Manager will coordinate event set-up and the general upkeep of rental facilities.

This is a full-time regular position.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Exceed quarterly rental revenue targets set forth by direct report, and prepare and provide required reports to direct report including private events revenue reports, profit and loss statements, sales recaps, and departmental projections.
  • Build relationships with corporations to promote repeat business.
  • Create leads and develop long-term relationships in the event planning, production, and promotion communities, and with other relevant companies, organizations, and groups.
  • Provide superior and professional customer service to all potential and existing clients.
  • Respond to all new inquiries, scheduling appointments to tour clients through rental space
  • Convey consistent policy and procedures of space rental to all clients and vendors.
  • Interface and foster relationships with caterers, rental companies and other vendors
  • Work with all contracted clients to ensure that timelines are met.  Process and track all private event payments and licensing fee payments, review all Certificates of Insurance and confirm all contracts are accurate and complete.
  • Ensure that the event space is clean and prepared before each rental.
  • Set up décor and cookie tables when contracted to do so by client
  • Research, analyze, and assist in developing special event profit-generating opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned, including working with other departments to develop and promote future programs that will benefit the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden’s long-term goals.
  • Generate and post content to events Instagram account, monitoring and responding to comments
  • Upkeep all inquiry platforms including but not limited to: The Knot, WeddingWire, Here Comes the Guide, etc.
  • Maintain all private event packages with current information and pricing
  • Maintain detailed records of all vendors, timelines, and general notes for each event to ensure accuracy in execution on event day

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience and/or training.
  • Expertise in planning, budgeting, and marketing.
  • Must be extremely detailed and well-organized
  • Maintain professionalism in both written and verbal communication
  • Must be versed in Excel, ability to learn Altru system, and basic A/V knowledge
  • Working knowledge of local and regional markets, venue operations, and special events industries.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively evaluate risks and liabilities of special events and venue rentals.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrate strong people skills, effective management and a positive work environment
  • Clearance of required background checks (Child Abuse Clearance; PA State Police Background Check; Fingerprint Background Check, PA valid driver’s license)
  • RAMP Certified or can become certified
  • Able to trouble shoot facility issues as they occur

Compensation:

Regular full-time position (Exempt).  Typically, this is 45 hours per workweek and hours fluctuate seasonally.

Work Conditions:

  • Flexible hours will be required for Garden related functions and holidays, weekdays, evenings, and weekends.
  • The position will include pay for holidays, vacation, and sick time.
  • Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and work in all weather conditions.

Equal Employer Opportunity

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Pittsburgh Botanic Garden complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Email submissions only. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two professional references. All candidate submissions should be combined in a single PDF with the applicant’s name in the file name. Please do not include information in email text, but include important information for consideration in cover letter content. Do not make multiple submissions. No phone calls, please.

Member Recruitment Specialist

Location: Covers Southern Allegheny County; Pittsburgh office base

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

The Member Recruitment Specialist is responsible for recruiting new girl and adult members within an assigned region.  The incumbent will work within the community to build visibility for Girl Scouts, promote the Girl Scout experience, and will understand the needs of their assigned region to best support the growth of membership within that region.

Essential Functions:

As a member of the recruitment team, you will work with other Recruitment Specialists and volunteer recruiters to generate excitement about and increase awareness of Girl Scouting.

  • Increase awareness to positively impact membership growth by engaging in the community, working with schools, school districts, faith-based institutions, businesses, etc. and cultivate community contacts to educate on the Girl Scout curriculum and generate leads resulting in membership growth;
  • Design and implement effective recruitment strategies for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas to meet goals and objectives by researching market data, membership trends, diversity benchmarks and other information relevant to designated geographic areas;
  • Meet individual membership goals and promote the Girl Scout mission by hosting recruitment events in designated areas: including in-person meetings, back to school and troop sign up nights, presentations, and networking opportunities;
  • Work with and support volunteer recruiters in assigned area to ensure coordinated recruitment efforts, consistent approach and messaging from volunteers on the Girl Scout mission;
  • Identify marketing, advertising, and public relations opportunities that will effectively and efficiently promote the Girl Scout brand and enhance recruitment efforts;
  • Responsible for all activities related to the entry and maintenance of council records pertaining to Girl Scout membership registration from events through all steps of the registration and placement process;
  • Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults;
  • Reports to the Director of Member Recruitment;

Requirements:  

  • Bilingual applicants who can speak Spanish are preferred;
  • Degree in marketing, communications, sales, related field or equivalent professional experience;
  • 2 years of work experience in related field of work with proven member recruitment and customer engagement;
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Top notch communicator and can confidently present to large groups;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and ability to learn new systems;
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused;
  • Ability and willingness to work primarily on-the-road with minimal time in office;
  • Potential candidates should be comfortable traveling throughout the designated areas on a regular basis;
  • Full-time position with a minimum of 35 hours a week with additional hours during peak recruitment months of August – Nov and Feb – May;
  • Able to work flexible hours to include days, some evenings and some weekends;
  • Have reliable transportation;

Benefits:

When joining Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania in a regular full-time position, you are eligible for our full benefit package options which include the following:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental benefit options: short-term disability, cancer insurance, life insurance, and accident insurance
  • 401(k) plan, both pre-tax and ROTH options, and employer match
  • A generous paid time off policy
  • 15 paid holidays annually (office closure between December 24-Jan 1)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible spending options for medical, dependent care, and parking expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program

TO APPLY:

Girl Scout Alumnae welcome to apply.

Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Assemble Board of Directors

January 2022-December 2024 Term – Board of Directors Position Description

Assemble, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering learning and creativity, is searching for committed and enthusiastic individuals to join its Board of Directors.  As ambassadors of Assemble, our Directors provide leadership in the oversight and execution of Assemble’s strategic plan.  It is important that Directors share Assemble’s vision for arts, STEAM education, the Maker movement, and community outreach.  Director candidates should be ready to work collaboratively as part of a working Board while striving to become a governing Board.  Directors are required to participate in at least one committee, each of which meets on a monthly basis or as needed.

Vision:  Assemble envisions neighborhoods of empowered, diverse people who create, connect, learn, and transform together.

Mission:  We build confidence through making by uniting communities of artists, technologists, makers, and learners.

Assemble’s Directors serve 3-year terms and are eligible for reappointment for 1 additional 3-year term for a total of 6 years.  Board meetings are held 6 times a year in the odd-numbered months.  Directors are required to attend — either in-person or virtually — all 6 of the Board meetings and the Board Retreat in addition to the committee meetings.  Directors are expected to consider Assemble to be a philanthropic priority and to make and solicit annual gifts that reflect that priority.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following qualifications:

  • Dedication towards Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Justice practices
  • Identifying as BIPOC, LGBTIQIA+, or as an intersectional person of oppressed identities
  • Experience or skills in one or more of the following:
    • Legal expertise for nonprofit organizations
    • Human resources management and procedures
    • Non-profit accounting, finance, and experience setting up an endowment fund
    • Operations, policy development, and public health expertise
    • Leadership for strategic planning for growth and succession experience
  • Interest in leading fundraising and friend-raising events to build Assemble’s donor base
  • Interest and ability to build Assemble’s family of supporters, fans, and participants
  • Connections to the Garfield/Friendship/Bloomfield community as a resident or via allied organizations
  • Connections to the Technology, Art, and Creative Industries

If you have questions regarding a position or the commitment involved, please contact Brett Fulesday, Board President, at brett@assemblepgh.org.  If you are interested in joining Assemble’s Board of Directors or a committee, please send an email of interest and a resume to jobs@assemblepgh.org by November 12.  No phone calls, please. If you are interested in learning more about Assemble, please join us for one of our meet and mix events:

Individual Giving and Community Outreach Specialist

Crisis Center North (CCN) is a nonprofit domestic violence counseling and resource center serving victims of domestic violence in the northern and western areas of Allegheny County.

We are currently looking to hire a creative, sociable, and independent Individual Giving and Community Outreach Specialist. This role is primarily responsible for three areas:

  1. Individual giving – Be a part of planning and execution of CCN’s overall major gift strategy, schedule meetings and engage with new and existing donors, complete donor research, manage database systems for donation tracking and analysis of trends, etc.
  2. Event planning and execution – Lead the planning committee for CCN’s annual fundraiser and other special events, manage invitations and promotion, etc.
  3. Social media management – Manage all CCN social media accounts, create and upload content, understand and summarize analytics, plan/implement agency online campaigns, etc.

To meet the goals of the three areas above, the Individual Giving and Community Outreach Specialist should be knowledgeable and experienced in use of technology (especially Microsoft Office and social media content creation and analytics) and fundraising and event coordination. The Specialist should also possess exceptional organizational and time management skills. A strong interest in socializing is a must for the Specialist, as this position will entail lots of social interaction in person (as COVID safety precautions allow in the future), remotely, and online generally to expand outreach to potential donors to secure resources for victims of domestic violence. Overall, the specialist will need to use their fundraising, planning, creative, and social skills to serve as the face of CCN in the Center’s community outreach efforts.

Essential Functions: 

Responsible for maintaining and expanding outreach to new and existing donors. 

Key Tasks:

  1. Participates in overall planning and execution of CCN major gift fundraising
  2. Develop and implement strategy to achieve individual giving fund-raising goals including stretch goals
  3. With assistance from the Executive Director and a select group of the Board, schedules regular visits with donors and prospects for cultivation and solicitation purposes
  4. Identify, cultivate, and solicit prospects for major gifts
  5. Prepares research on each prospect, including giving history
  6. Based on research, recommends solicitation strategy and prepares background information for each visit and generates timely and thorough follow-up correspondence and call reports
  7. Prepares major gift proposals in response to inquiries
  8. Manages a comprehensive cultivation tracking system for all major and planned gift donors and prospects via donor database
  9. Identify ways to increase the cultivation and involvement of donors in visits, meetings, and activities as appropriate

Coordinate and oversee the execution of all individual giving campaigns

Key Tasks:

  1. Plans and executes existing donor campaigns including, the annual campaign, Giving Tuesday campaign, end of year campaign, etc.
  2. Initiates opportunities for new donor campaigns
  3. Develops and implements strategies to maintain and enlarge the donor base including obtaining prospect lists, solicitations, and all phases of stewardship
  4. Effectively builds and utilizes volunteers to assist with any and all development functions
  5. Oversees mailings

Plan and implement all Agency social media and digital marketing campaigns

Key Tasks:

  1. Own and drive social media campaigns
  2. Assist in large scale digital marketing projects
  3. Retrieve and organize social media and website analytics
  4. Collaborate with designers to create attractive and and informative campaigns
  5. Track performance of campaign
  6. Use social media marketing tools
  7. Track customer engagement to optimize campaign content

Coordinate and oversee all Agency social media accounts

Key Tasks:

  1. Act as point person responsible for tracking digital marketing, creative assets, and social media copy through stakeholders
  2. Upload and manage social media content
  3. Monitor all social media content
  4. Understand and define Key Performance Indicators for social media
  5. Establish relationships with and network with industry professionals and influencers on social media
  6. Stay current with technologies used in social media

Facilitate planning and execution of organization special events and events hosted by community members or organizations on behalf of the Center.

Key Tasks:

  1. Works with the team to plan and execute all organizational special events
  2. Coordinate with outside community members and organizations to aid in planning and execution of events held to benefit the Center
  3. Responsible for invitations and marketing for all special events

Participate as a team member

Key Tasks:

  1. Attends all required staff meetings, training sessions and provides reports to fellow staff regarding program areas as necessary
  2. Offer support and assistance to peer staff members
  3. Adheres to CCN Confidentiality Policy
  4. Maintains a professional manner at all times
  5. Must complete state mandated 48-hour victim’s service training
  6. Must serve on hotline
  7. Must possess a philosophical orientation, which is compatible with CCN’s philosophy and mission as well as to the women’s movement in general
  8. Ability to function as a team member of a unit and the agency as a whole
  9. Assumes other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Other functions

Key tasks:

  1. Provide support to the Board of Directors, various fundraising committees on the Board of Directors, and to the Executive Director as assigned by the Executive Director
  2. Professionally represents CCN in the community, as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • University degree or equivalent in communications, commerce, marketing, administration or related areas
  • Minimum two-years of experience in fundraising or related area
  • Demonstrated experience in Major Gift and event fundraising
  • Previous experience with volunteer boards and committees is essential
  • CFRE designation would be considered an asset
  • Victim’s service background would be considered an asset
  • Ability to work in donor databases and to leverage fully

Clearance Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI Clearance

Hours:

40 hours a week or as required

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Extensive paid time off
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

OwnPGH Program Coordinator

This position is responsible for the coordination of one or more programs under the Consumer & Residential Lending Unit, within the Lending & Investments Department. In particular, this position will work with the Consumer Programs Manager and other necessary staff to administer programs including, but not limited to, OwnPGH, Housing Recovery Program-Developer.

This position will be responsible for all activities related to processing loan applications and closing loans within the designated programs. In addition, this position has the responsibility of tracking loans in construction and any closeout activities which may be necessary. Individuals filling this position will need to train lenders and realtors as necessary. This work is performed independently according to guidelines of the URA and other agencies.

Job title: OwnPGH Program Coordinator
Department: Residential & Consumer Lending
Divisional Unit: Lending & Investments
Pay Grade: 7
Reports to: Manager of Consumer Lending
Full-time / Exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Work with homeowners to assist with loan applications and explain the Residential & Consumer Lending programs and other funding resources.
  • Review loan packages for completeness and accuracy.
  • Review/prepare closing documents with accuracy, completeness and conformity to URA and Department policies, guidelines and regulations.
  • Work with participating lending institutions to obtain required documentation and to coordinate project financing.
  • Work with real estate agents to ensure their understanding of applicable URA program guidelines and procedures.
  • Work with contractors in obtaining required documents, permits and executing URA contract documents.
  • Review, process and approve contractor stage payments, working collaboratively with the Quality Control department.
  • Underwrite loan applications and provide recommendations or declinations of funding to the Manager and Department Director.
  • Schedule and coordinate inspections with Quality Control department staff to review plans and specifications as required.
  • Coordinate and conduct loan closings. Collect and deposit fees from loan closings.
  • Attend community meetings, events, banking and realtor conferences, seminars, etc. as required.
  • Assist in assessing the effectiveness of the Lending & Investments programs and the need to make any necessary revisions to the programs.
  • Maintain all applicable databases including NetSuite and The Mortgage Office.
  • Maintain and organize project files in accordance with URA procedures.
  • Correspond and manage contracts with partners.
  • Develop reports which highlight loan production, status of fund balances, loan delinquencies and foreclosures, and lender performance.
  • Participate on committees and special projects and seek additional responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 5 years related experience.
  • A combination of education, experience, knowledge, and abilities demonstrating the qualifications necessary to perform the duties of this position would also be considered.
  • Specialized training or experience in housing finance and development.
  • The ability to establish and maintain relationships with co-workers and with private lending institutions.
  • Knowledge of housing financing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer service and interpersonal collaboration skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams

Competencies:

  • Promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Develops Talent
  • Information Gathering
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Forward Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Customer Orientation
  • Fostering Innovation
  • Thoroughness
  • Flexibility
  • Personal Credibility

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs., standing, sitting, reaching and stretching.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

Disclaimers:

The URA is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual origination, political, and/or union affiliation.

AN APPLICANT MUST BE A CITY OF PITTSBURGH RESIDENT, OR BECOME ONE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT AT THE URA.

Recruiter & Engagement Associate

This position is for a Recruiter and Engagement Associate who will be a critical member to the HR department. Responsible for research, develop, and implement effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract top talent. Dedicated to driving stronger engagement and opening lines of communication within the organization. The ideal candidate for this role is passionate, detail oriented, collaborative, and has a variety of experience in human resource operations.

Job title:  Recruiter & Engagement Associate
Department:  Human Resources Department
Divisional Unit: Central Operations
Reports to: Human Resources Manager
Full-time / Exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Department Support:

The Recruiter will research, develop, and implement effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent for the organization. The Engagement Associate is responsible for helping promote a positive organizational culture. This position is dedicated to driving stronger engagement and opening lines of communication with current and potential employees; helping launch Human Resources programs and initiatives; and crafting HR-related messages ranging from employee surveys to rewards programs.

Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Develops, facilitates, and implements all phases of the recruitment process.
  • Collaborates with department managers to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions and hiring criteria.
  • Identifies and implements efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards, and the needs of the organization.
  • Assists with job posting and advertisement processes.
  • Screens applications and selects qualified candidates.
  • Schedules interviews; oversees preparation of interview questions and other hiring and selection materials.
  • Assists with the interview process, attending and conducting interviews with managers, directors, and others
  • Collaborates with the hiring manager and/or other human resource staff during the offer process, identifying and recommending salary ranges, incentives, start dates, and other pertinent details.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and company policies.
  • Backup for Payroll processing with Finance Dept via Paylocity
  • Attends and participates in college job fairs and recruiting sessions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Engagement Responsibilities:

  • Tailor programming and individualized/group support to help employees outline a potential career path so they can better visualize their future within the organization.
  • Responsible for Onboarding experience
  • Drives the Mentor/Mentee Program within the organization
  • Responsible for the Award recognition program
  • Assist with employee’s surveys
  • Employee career growth, development and retention is a primary focus for this position
  • Build, analyze, and report on diversity representation, benefits utilization, event participation
  • Build and maintain educational materials, dashboards and key relationships across the business to ensure leaders have the data they need to drive change.
  • Encouraging employees to refer talented applicants to the organization as an employer of choice
  • Conducting periodic check-ins with new and seasoned employees to solicit input and identify opportunities for improvement related to employee engagement and retention
  • Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with good negotiation tactics.
  • Ability to create and implement sourcing strategies for recruitment for a variety of roles.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with laws, regulations, and best practices applicable to hiring and recruitment.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn applicant-tracking software or other recruitment systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

  • At least five years managing all phases of the recruitment and hiring process highly preferred.
  • Associates Degree in Business Administration, or a closely related field.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, including Microsoft Suite products.
  • Experience working with an HRIS system.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage confidential situations with professionalism and diplomacy. Must be able to adapt to all personality types.
  • Willingness to work as a team and collaborate.
  • Must be able to communicate professionally both written and orally.
  • Must be able to accurately follow instructions; organize, prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently.
  • Any other combination of degree, skills, training, and experience will be considered.

Competencies:

  • Promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Develops Talent
  • Customer Orientation
  • Information Gathering
  • Managing Performance
  • Takes Initiative
  • Thoroughness
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Flexibility

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs., standing, sitting, reaching and stretching.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

Disclaimers:

The URA is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual origination, political, and/or union affiliation.

AN APPLICANT MUST BE A CITY OF PITTSBURGH RESIDENT, OR BECOME ONE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT AT THE URA.

Donor Engagement and Event Specialist

The Donor Engagement and Event Specialist is responsible for identifying, coordinating, and implementing donor recognition and stewardship opportunities: mail, events, small meetings, lunch and learn, tours, volunteer opportunities, screenings, etc. The purpose of these activities is to engage prospects, acquire new donors, and cultivate and strengthen relationships with existing major donors.

Responsibilities:

  • Support development efforts by working throughout the organization to identify, collaborate and coordinate opportunities for donors to become further engaged with WQED.
  • Develop and coordinate ongoing assessment activities designed to determine the needs and interests of donors.
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement activities designed to recognize and steward donors, and volunteers utilizing both in-person and virtual events.
  • Establish, maintain, and follow timelines for event planning activities.
  • Develop opportunities to engage donors and promote events through social media and other multi-media platforms.
  • Follow-up with donors post-event to assess results and ensure donor needs are met. Respond and report as needed.
  • Work with the WQED corporate team to identify and secure underwriting for cultivation and engagement activities and events.
  • Assist with the recruitment and supervision of volunteers to support development efforts and needs: mailings, events, office work, seasonal etc.
  • Help to establish a formalized volunteer program including process and procedures that foster engagement and support the work of the organization.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement one signature WQED fund raising event.
  • Work with underwriting to identify corporate benefits and assist in identifying, soliciting, and securing sponsors.
  • Assist with fund-raising and related activities with department to contribute to overall departmental success.
  • Inform others in fund-raising department about activities and issues through meetings and reports.
  • Volunteer for and participate in organizational committees and events, as needed and able.
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency in donor records and databases.
  • Support the Director of Development and Development Associate as needed.
  • Segment data for event management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience required.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage and coordinate multiple activities simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communication, analytical, and customer service skills.
  • Creative and strategic-thinking abilities.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and remotely as necessary.
  • Experience in producing large and small events
  • Good understanding of fundraising efforts
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and database experience.
  • Knowledge or ability to quickly learn existing and new technology necessary for virtual events.

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@wqed.org. No Phone Calls Please.

WQED is an Equal Opportunity Employer with leadership and a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

Director of Marketing & Development

The Lauri Ann West Community Center is an independent non-profit organization in the heart of O’Hara Township (Fox Chapel Areas School District) serving over 5,000 members with an annual budget of over $1.5M.  Our mission is to build connections, expand horizons and impact lives by providing a safe place for all to learn, play and grow. In 2016, we concluded a decade-long capital campaign culminating in the opening of our new $10M facility, a significant transformation to the 1950s-era school building from which we had operated over the past 30 years.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Marketing & Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for developing and leading the strategy and execution of all marketing and development goals and donor initiatives for the organization. This role is responsible for all activities related to the development of excellent donor and member relations, effective member and donor administration, a compelling and well-messaged brand, and consistent and broad-reaching communications. The Director of Marketing & Development role requires a relationship-oriented fundraiser with a drive to be creative in a team environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with the Executive Director and Board of Director Development committee, to formulate and execute a long-term plan for development to include future fundraising goals and campaigns. Expectation is to meet and exceed short and long term goals.
  • Lead the delivery of effective and timely written communications via the Center’s website, social media, news media, seasonal published program guides, promotional mailings, Annual Report, materials to support programs, rentals and membership/fitness priorities.
  • Oversee the development and execution of an annual marketing plan to meet the revenue and strategic plan goals as established by the Executive Director and consistent with the Center’s annual business plan.
  • Develop plans to effectively utilize the Center’s website and social media as strategic marketing tools and oversee training as necessary.
  • Identify additional funding opportunities within the Center’s strategic plan.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the Center’s strategic plan.
  • Plan, manage and successfully execute major fundraising events and projects designed to raise funds and advance the Center’s strategy plan and mission.
  • Build upon past relationships and cultivate new corporate, individual, foundation and governmental donors, to support Center needs and priorities on an annual basis and to lay the groundwork for a potential capital campaign in the future.
  • Organize and motivate staff, board and volunteers to execute annual community-focused special events and fundraisers. Evaluate new ideas for fundraisers that align with the mission.
  • Implement and use accurate and achievable annual marketing and communications budget and administrative tools, including a robust donor database.
  • Maintain and manage the donor database and all related data entry, updating, and reporting.
  • Coordinate the work plan and delivery of Annual Campaign marketing materials.
  • Coordinate and lead Board Development Committee meetings and attend all full Center Board of Director meetings (6 per year).
  • Oversight of the part-time Community Outreach Associate.
  • All other duties as assigned to support the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of five years leading development efforts for a non-profit, membership-driven organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, foster and realize profitable relationships with past and future individual, corporate and governmental donors, volunteers, political constituents and neighbors alike.
  • Demonstrated ability/proficiency in using donor/member database tools (including MS Excel).  Demonstrated/documented experience in leading or being a part of a successful capital campaign or annual appeal process.
  • Ability to develop and achieve annual and monthly marketing plans, using membership software (Daxko).
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills required.
  • Customer focused and ability to relate and engage all levels of donors, investors and members with professionalism and build relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to write, copy and construct articles of interest and monitor internal/external communications/publications for all local media outlets. (i.e., press releases)
  • Proficiency in creation and publication of messaging through multiple marketing vehicles including visual, digital and written communications via conventional and emerging social media that includes brochures, flyers, imaging, and program guides.
  • Highly proficient with Google G-Suite and Microsoft Office suite of products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to integrate with and support a diverse and community-oriented organization, demonstrating a strong sense of ethics and values at all times.
  • A passion for professional growth and organizational excellence working as an individual, and as a member or leader of teams.
  • Participation in meetings and special events outside of conventional workweek will be expected on occasion, to include evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to plan and manage projects effectively and on time and within budget.
  • Clearances will be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position requires frequent walking, sitting, bending, stooping, periodically standing for long periods, using hand or fingers to manipulate, touch, or handle, and climb stairs.
  • The work environment noise level is typical of a moderately noisy standard business with equipment running and members entering and exiting.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include near and far vision, depth perception, and to differentiate colors.
  • Frequently will need to lift or push up to 15 pounds, periodically up to 30 pounds.

JOB TYPE:

Full time – Lauri Ann West Community Center offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for full time employees. This includes medical benefits, IRA plan with competitive employer match, excellent paid time-off benefits.

COMPENSATION:

$55,000 – $70,000/year base (plus potential for annual year end success bonus to reward excellent results)

The responsibilities outlined above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, supports the mission, or a logical assignment to the position.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 

Lauri Ann West Community Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Marketing and Development Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full time
Salary: $45,000

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume, 3 references including your most recent supervisor or a past teacher, copies of all required clearances, and a letter of interest to jobs@assemblepgh.org. The deadline for applying is October 22, 2021.

Assemble is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering learning and creativity. Assemble envisions diverse neighborhoods of empowered people who create, connect, learn, and transform together. We build confidence through making by uniting communities of artists, technologists, makers, and learners both in our space at 4824 Penn Ave and beyond. Our programs focus on creativity through Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) disciplines and learning opportunities to build valuable 21st-century skills. Our culture of open-ended experimentation celebrates both successes and failures as opportunities to learn, grow, and try again. For more information about Assemble, please see our website at www.assemblepgh.org

Job Responsibilities: The Marketing and Development Manager is responsible for marketing, outreach, data collection, and translation.  The Marketing and Development Manager is a leadership role that works collaboratively with the In-House Programs Manager, Off-Site Programs Manager, and reports directly to the Executive Director. This position manages the Development Associate. Through this role’s duties, the Marketing and Development Manager is charged to ensure that Assemble is an open and welcoming place for our Garfield community while expanding our reach and relationships with potential supporters and donors to build and expand Assemble’s capacity to fulfill its mission and vision.

Job Duties and Expectations

65% — Marketing and Audience Building

  • Institutional Marketing and Donor Development
    • Lead and manage marketing efforts for all fundraisers and attend Events Committee meetings
      • Collaborate with Executive Director on all staff needs for fundraising events and execution
      • Lead coordination for MakerDate, Assemble’s semi-annual fundraiser
    • Collaborate with Executive Director for donor development and messaging
    • Oversees guiding timelines for annual individual and corporate fundraising plans and goals
      • Lead in relationship building with donors and sponsors
      • Lead in designing and implementing fundraising campaigns
    • Build visual communication tools and assets, such as graphics from collected data
    • Collaborate with the Information Management Committee on the Annual Report
    • Develop and manage marketing strategy responsive to Assemble’s needs and means
      • Manage the website and social media sites
      • Design marketing materials, as needed
    • Engage in opportunities for general audience building in the Garfield, learning, tech, art, and non-profit communities
  • Programmatic Marketing
    • Create and distribute all digital and physical marketing materials for programs and events
      • Support Studio Coordinator and In-House Programs Manager with the creation of marketing materials for program awareness and recruitment efforts such as Make-N-Take events
      • Provide timelines and deadlines for programmatic marketing
      • Ensure the listing of our programs on local and regional directories for parents and families
      • Develop all ads for the Bulletin and other local media
      • Write and distribute press releases and press kits for events and programs
    • Continue building relationships through interaction with families and neighbors
  • Manage the collection of qualitative documentation

30% – Manage Development Associate and Interns

  • Manages the Development Associate
    • Oversee the Development Associate in their management of Assemble’s donor database (Kindful) and donor relations
    • Conduct performance reviews of Development Associate and make staffing/hiring recommendations based upon the outcomes of these reviews
  • Manage all marketing and development interns
    • Recruit, hire, and onboard all marketing and development Interns as needed
    • Maintain marketing and development intern job descriptions
  • Lead training specific to donor and corporate relations

5% – Advance Assemble’s Vision, Mission, and Values

  • Coordinate events and model behaviors that continue to build Assemble’s culture
  • Attend Board meetings, fundraisers, and events as asked by Executive Director
  • Attend professional development opportunities
  • Represent Assemble at functions, conferences, and networking events
  • Assist with other tasks as appropriate or needed

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience in a non-profit setting
  • Must have management/Supervisory experience in dynamic circumstances
  • Must have graphic design experience
  • Must have donor relations experience
  • Must have experience with coordinating events
  • Experience working and prior relationships with the Garfield community strongly preferred

Skills

  • Adaptability
    • Must be able to adapt to flexible work hours, evolving program priorities, versatile physical environment
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Independence
    • Ability to manage their own time
    • Ability to be professional and personable
  • Technical Knowledge
    • Outreach: WordPress, Eventbrite, MailChimp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and social media
    • Donor Relations: Experience with managing databases or CRM, such as Access and Capsule
    • Professional: Competent with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Email, and Drive
    • Graphic Design: Competent with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Communication
    • Knowledge of Assemble’s mission, vision, and values
    • Ability and skills to communicate with a range of people, including children, teens, parents, potential funders, donors, and board members
    • Excellent written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills, including the ability and knowledge of how to check and communicate through email
    • Mediation and collaboration
    • Ability to collect and analyze data and create evidence-based communications/materials
  • Managerial
    • Ability to manage and supervise staff and/or interns
    • Ability to scaffold projects as growth opportunities
    • Ability to balance accommodating and delegating
  • Personal
    • Significant analytical ability
    • A high degree of attention to detail
    • Understanding of process-based projects
    • STEAM education enthusiasm and knowledge
    • Strong desire and ability to learn and share knowledge
    • Must have a valid driver’s license or state ID and reliable transportation
    • Must have current clearances for PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record, FBI PA Department of
    • Education Clearance, and Mandated Reporter Certificate
    • Ability to lift 25 lbs

Assemble, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Assemble expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Assemble’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Child Nutrition Partnerships Specialist

At Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, we’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our organization grows and succeeds when all members of the community, where we live and serve, have a seat at the table to help us ensure all of our neighbors have enough to eat. We invite candidates from all diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to race, gender, sexual orientation, abilities, etc., to join our team.

Summary of Position: This Specialist expands access to food resources for K-12 youth through backpack programs, weekend food programs, school food pantries and other distribution programs throughout our entire 11-country service area. The Specialist supports procurement, sourcing and coordination of food resources and uses high quality customer service skills to support a range of partners who create, organize and maintain food distribution systems serving young people. The Specialist excels at planning, implementing, innovating and overseeing youth programs in a variety of urban, suburban and rural settings.

This position is a full-time position with a schedule that varies seasonally to accommodate program needs. Preference is given to applicants who reside within our 11-county service area.  The position is not required to be based out of our Duquesne main warehouse; however, the employee will be expected to come into the Duquesne facility at a minimum of 4 days per month.  More on-site time may be required by management at any time. Frequent travel is required throughout our service area to build partnerships and monitor sites as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external program stakeholders to develop, implement and innovate food resource models serving young people.
  • Learn national best practices and use data-driven analysis to ensure sustainable, partner-based models for distribution.
  • Work closely with the Food Bank’s regional Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinators to support and evaluate county-specific plans for child nutrition programs.
  • Initiate, develop, and maintain partnerships with organizations to assess community needs and guide partners on how to lead execution of high-impact food resource programs in our communities.
  • Coordinate new partner onboarding requirements including eligibility determination, program enrollment, pre-approval visits, agreements and training.
  • Provide on-going training, monitoring and technical support to ensure partners operate in compliance with program regulations and deliver high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Lead volunteers and ensure positive experiences for clients, volunteers, partners, and staff at program sites.
  • Work with the Food Bank’s Operations staff to select products and plan orders which ensure an efficient and cost-effective use of resources.
  • Deliver presentations to a variety of audiences to raise awareness about food insecurity and the role child nutrition programs play in alleviation of hunger.
  • Ensure program compliance with standards of the Food Bank, Feeding America, PA Departments of Agriculture and Education, USDA, and other oversight entities.
  • Gather information for grant reports and proposals that support child nutrition work.
  • Collect and organize required paperwork and data from partner organizations.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and updated programmatic records and files.
  • Respect the geographic and cultural diversity of partners and individual participants.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three years of programmatic experience in a related field.
  • Demonstration of strong motivation to end hunger and commitment to addressing hunger in a holistic context, addressing public health, social justice, diversity, equity, and the cultural aspects of food.
  • Ability, experience and willingness to respectfully work with diverse populations, including the ability to engage with and build trust among people living in under-resourced communities.
  • Ability to make presentations and develop and deliver information to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Possess an attitude of collaboration for working with community organizations and schools.
  • High quality customer service skills (exhibit objectivity, empathy, calmness and helpfulness)
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated follow-through.
  • Strong time-management skills, strong critical and analytic reasoning skills, and ability to handle large amounts of data efficiently and effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Automobile and valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License are required.  Work related travel is reimbursed at the federal reimbursement rate.
  • Must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Certificates: FBI fingerprinting, Act 33 & 34 clearances before start date (paid for by Food Bank); Food Safety Certificate required within 90 days of employment (paid for by Food Bank).

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

How to Apply:  Go to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/65e34b7d-06f6-4b43-89d5-221e6eedb5fe/Greater-Pittsburgh-Community-Food-Bank click apply, create a login, fill out our online application and attach resume and cover letter.