Coordinator – Pittsburgh Chapter Operations

The Pittsburgh Chapter of SCORE, a national nonprofit, is looking for volunteers with a desire to help society through supporting small business and jobs creation. We have a need for a variety of volunteering roles ranging from social media and digital marketing support to event coordination and marketing research.  Our clients are our neighbors who want to start a small business or already have a small business but could benefit from mentoring from our SCORE Business Mentors. These volunteer positions help with Chapter Operations so that our Business Mentors can handle more small business clients.

If you’d like to learn more, apply to volunteer (no commitment) at https://pittsburgh.score.org/volunteer-29

SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration that helps aspiring and existing entrepreneurs succeed. Every year, our volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs achieve their dreams of starting small businesses and achieving new levels of success. Volunteering is a way for you to give back, network with business experts, and share your knowledge. Join SCORE today to make a meaningful difference in your local economy.

Learn more at www.score.org/volunteer.

Early Head Start Home Visitor

“What I learn from birth to three is what will mean the most to me!”

Join a team of experienced professionals at Focus on Renewal who know the importance of a healthy pregnancy and the first three years of life.

Home Visitors in the Family Foundations program:

  • Make weekly hour and a half visits to diverse, low-income families who are expecting a baby or have children from birth to 3 years of age
  • Partner with parents to provide developmental experiences that support their child’s readiness for school
  • Educate parents about good health and nutrition
  • Promote and enhance healthy parent-child relationships while engaging with family members,
  • Provide support, health and educational experiences for expectant mothers.
  • Plan twice monthly playgroups for children and parents.

The home visitor must have:

  • BS in Child Development or Early Childhood or degree in related field or AD in Child Development with 5 years of experience
  • Act 33 and 34 Clearances, FBI fingerprints
  • The ability to work flexible hours including a few evenings and Saturdays per month
  • Be at least 21 years of age

Preferred skills include:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with infants and toddlers
  • Home visiting experience
  • Working knowledge of services/resources in community
  • Experience with families and young children in low-income neighborhoods
  • Experience with immigrant families
  • Possess organizational, case recording and data entry skills

Full Time, Non-Exempt: 37.5 hours per week

Starting Pay Range: Bachelor’s degree $32,771-$34,771; Master’s Degree $35,529-$37,529

Administrative Assistant – Senior Level/Production Coordinator

SUMMARY:

The Administrative Assistant – Senior Level/Production Coordinator provides high level operational, production and administrative support to the Vice President and Executive Producer of MCG Jazz and other staff members.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Essential duties and responsibilities include, and are not strictly limited to, the following:

Administrative Support Responsibilities:

  • Filters visitors and incoming calls for the Executive Producer and program staff. Assesses priority of contact before granting access in accordance with COVID-19 protocols.
  • Filters incoming mail and correspondences and plans their distribution.
  • Schedules meetings and appointments and manages the calendar of the Executive Producer.
  • Prepares agendas and materials for meetings. As directed, participates in meetings for the purpose of taking and transcribing minutes.
  • Prepares internal and external correspondence and memoranda from drafts, notes, or verbal instructions. Distributes as directed.
  • Assists in tracking and maintaining budget information using spreadsheet applications.
  • Establishes and organizes files and records, including but not limited to purchase orders, general correspondence, contracts, and events.
  • Creates and processes bulk mailings using mail merge.
  • Assists with MCG Jazz product inventory, packing and shipping and delivery of orders.
  • Processes travel reimbursements, check requests, invoices, and purchase orders.
  • Orders and maintains supplies.
  • Maintains a neat and orderly workstation.
  • Maintains Jazz files in accordance with established archival documentation retention procedures.
  • Copies and distributes printed materials including correspondences, music and educational materials.
  • Prepares and submits catering requests for meetings and other events.
  • Assists with event logistics, both on-site and off-site.

Production Responsibilities:

  • Assists with preparation, research, and documentation for the weekly radio show.
  • Assists with overall coordination of social media and virtual content.
  • Sources and generates content for social media posts.
  • Assists with archives oral history transcriptions.
  • Participates in and supports Jazz education efforts including those related to on- and off-site presentations and artist workshops.
  • Assists with concert and recording preparation as needed, including backstage and front of house set up.
  • Completes assigned tasks within time frame allotted.  Provides feedback when difficulties arise in completing a task.
  • Maintains departmental systems and processes in alignment with established MBC policies and procedures.
  • Exhibits understanding and internalization of company values:  influence, respect, listen, shape and embrace.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in arts management, performing arts or equivalent or a minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible office and theatre administrative experience, preferably in an academic or nonprofit setting; excellent written and verbal communication skills; advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, and a demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize workload in an effective manner. Experience in web design, Photoshop and social media design a plus. Audio, video and/or concert production experience highly desirable. Also, must be able to work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurable driving record and be capable of driving a 12-15 passenger van.

Interested Persons are required to submit their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to resumes@manchesterbidwell.org.

EOE

Account Executive

STATUS: Full-time, exempt

REPORTS TO: Director, Sponsorship Sales

The Opportunity

PCBC is growing and we are looking to hire a great account executive with a passion for public media to help us grow revenue for our community-based organization.

Be a part of a collaborative and successful sales team representing WESA and WYEP!  Use your strong relationship selling skills and develop win-win solutions for our sponsors as they align their brands with the highly valued and trusted resource of public media in Pittsburgh.

Position Summary

The account executive represents WESA and WYEP with businesses and organizations in the Pittsburgh region. Our underwriting partners support Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation and its stations because of a shared belief in the value of the programming we produce, and a belief that WESA and WYEP can help them reach potential customers. This is a key role in our organization serving as a public media ambassador in our communities and directly growing revenue for PCBC.

About Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting

We are an independent, locally owned, community-supported public media organization.  PCBC is home to 90.5 WESA and 91.3 WYEP, along with their related websites and digital services, all of which serve Pittsburgh and the surrounding communities of western Pennsylvania.  The mission of PCBC is to create and distribute trusted content, build connections and strengthen our community through public media.

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.  Employee development is critical to the missions of Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting and its stations, so we invest resources in providing development opportunities for all employees.

We offer a competitive salary plus commission and an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision benefits, a 403(b) plan with generous matching contributions, paid vacation and holidays, maternity and new parent leave, and a workplace that is fun, diverse and innovative.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for meeting/exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals.
  • Work within in a team-based collaborative department to achieve department and organizational goals.
  • Prospecting, cold calling, appointment setting, presenting and selling corporate underwriting for both 91.3 WYEP and 90.5 WESA, including digital assets and events.
  • Effectively develop new business while managing an assigned list of accounts.
  • Responsible for weekly/monthly activity tracking, projecting and forecasting future results, and reports of sales activity.
  • Maintain accurate client and prospect files and records that are current, organized and accessible on Saleforce platform.
  • Schedule on premise sales calls with prospective and current clients to represent PCBC, WESA and WYEP at all levels of organizations.
  • Qualify accounts based on research, background in the Pittsburgh area market, and/or experience with decision makers.
  • Planning comprehensive marketing campaigns for underwriting partners.
  • Adhere to accounting department payment and collection procedures.
  • Complete understanding and observance of the FCC rules and regulations as it relates to underwriting messaging in a noncommercial setting.
  • Represent organization at community networking events.
  • Understand the unique nature of public radio to be able to effectively advocate for the products and services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient at client management from prospecting to closing.
  • Highly motivated and creative with knowledge of required marketing skills and a willingness to develop through training.
  • Capable of independent work, without the requirement for constant supervision.
  • Capable of working effectively in a highly collaborative culture.
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM.
  • An excellent communicator and presenter, both in person and online, with the ability to write and present in a professional and motivating manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills and customer relationship management skills.
  • A thorough understanding of media sales and media planning.
  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and clients simultaneously.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years of proven success in  advertising or business to business sales experience (ideally in public media or the non-profit sector).
  • Successful record of cultivating, managing, and retaining new business.
  • Honesty and integrity in all dealings.
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of PCBC.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment as well as offsite in market locations for meetings with clients and prospects. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and printers.  Typical office hours are Monday – Friday, between 8:00-6:00, however, evenings and weekend work are occasionally necessary.

To Apply

Please visit the recruitment site here. All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and three references. In your application, please let us know how you heard about the position.

This position is available immediately, and the search for candidates may be terminated without notice.  No phone calls, please.

School Van Driver

Winchester Thurston School, a nationally recognized and innovative Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 independent day school in Pittsburgh, seeks individuals who can transport students to and from the school Monday – Friday in the mornings and afternoons. Hours vary based on the route and are generally from 6 – 8:30 a.m. in the morning and 2:15 – 5 p.m. in the afternoon (approximately 5 hours per day, 20 hours per week). Van drivers will have the opportunity to earn extra money by transporting students during the school day to local sites for field trips. This position pays $18 per hour. Several positions are available, and applicants who have availability Monday thru Friday or only some days per week will be considered.

The individual in this position provides support in a manner that upholds the mission and philosophy of Winchester Thurston School. Van drivers enhance the school’s reputation by embracing customer service as a core goal and performing their responsibilities in a professional manner.

The Van Driver performs under the general direction of the Head of School and under the daily supervision of the Director of Finance and Accounts Payable/Transportation Coordinator.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license
  • Must complete and pass an annual physical examination
  • Upon hire, candidate must have a TB test and successfully complete all Pennsylvania required clearances and background check
  • Punctuality, professionalism and courtesy are important components of this position

Applicants may apply at https://www.applitrack.com/winchesterthurston/onlineapp and will need to provide the names and contact information for 3 professional references. You may also provide a cover letter and/or resume, if available.

Winchester Thurston School is an equal opportunity employer. WT is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community and strongly encourages applications from people of color, LGBTQ candidates, and women.

Garfield Greenzone & Service Project Coordinator

Goal:

The Garfield GreenZone and Service Project is intended to bring area residents into greater contact with their environment and natural spaces. Through various projects and programming, neighbors can enjoy new walking trails, plant gardens, participate in organized or informal recreation, and preserve green space throughout Garfield for future generations to use. The initiative also provides a pathway for non-violent offenders to avoid incarceration by diverting offenders into community service projects and enabling them to receive training in landscaping skills that could lead to actual jobs.

Job Description:

The Bloomfield Garfield Corporation (BGC) is seeking a qualified and experienced person to help coordinate and carry out a number of projects and programs in the Garfield GreenZone and Penn Avenue corridor. This person reports to the BGC’s Chief Operations Officer, and works collaboratively with the Community Engagement and Planning Specialist to plan and organize events and meetings. This staff person also assists the community engagement and planning specialist with related public safety issues. These include working with the district magistrate system to identify individuals whom the court assigns to the BGC to perform community service projects rather than pay fines or receive jail time.

Roles and Responsibilities:

A. Greenzone:

  • Pursue projects and implement programs that are in accordance with the Garfield GreenZone plan, and involve various individuals, organizations, and private and public agencies in executing this objective.
  • Assist senior staff at the BGC in identifying and applying for grants, corporate sponsorships, and other sources of support needed to implement, manage, and sustain the projects and programs emanating from the initiative.
  • Identify and collect pertinent data on parcels that could be eligible for acquisition by the BGC or other entities that would expand on conservation efforts by the community.
  • Develop educational programming and curricula related to conservation or management of urban open spaces to share with community members, community service participants and students.
  • Assemble volunteers as needed from across the community to help implement various aspects of the GreenZone Initiative, including trail-building, clean-ups, removal of invasive species, tree plantings, and other beautification projects.
  • Become familiar with the principles behind the concept of environmental justice and find ways to integrate them into the work that results from the GreenZone Initiative.
  • Track and analyze the progress of the Initiative to ensure goals and objectives are being met and the metrics of success and accountability are periodically reviewed.
  • Create and collect content, reports, visuals, and other communications materials across a variety of platforms that assist the BGC board of directors in gauging the success of the Initiative and in presenting those accomplishments to funders and to the larger community.

Garfield Greenzone & Service Project Coordinator

  • Be an ambassador and advocate for the organization at all times, and engage the public and media in helping to understand and support the value of the work done by the BGC in the eyes of key audiences and constituents.

B. Alternative adjudication program & Court ordered community service:

  • Identify and prepare individuals assigned by the district magistrate’s courts under their 1520 Alternative Adjudication Program for the training and work experiences they will receive from the BGC under the program.
  • Establish and maintain strong relations with local magistrates who agree to participate with the BGC in the 1520 Diversion program and other community service efforts.
  • Publicize the 1520 Diversion program and the Garfield Greenzone Initiative through presentations, blog and social media posts, articles in popular and professional publications, and brochures.
  • Coordinate with clients who are assigned through the court system, who may not be 1520 participants. These community members can work in the Greenzone instead of paying fines per Magistrate Court.

Requirements of Position:

  • Good interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, G-mail and Google Drive
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner, often with quick-turnarounds
  • Occasional availability in the evenings and on weekends for meetings or activities.
  • Strong team-building skills.
  • Valid PA driver’s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle when needed
  • Experience or interest in land stewardship and/or urban agriculture
  • Ability to pass PA Act 33/34 and FBI fingerprint clearances
  • Residence, upbringing, or family in Garfield, East End, or close proximity preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Qualified ex-offenders encouraged to apply

Experience or Education:

Associate’s or B. A. degree in a field of related interest, and/or five years’ experience working for a community-based organization, or a nonprofit whose mission relies upon empowering and engaging residents of low-income communities.

Resume and cover letter should be sent to pam@bloomfield-garfield.org. References should be furnished upon request.

The BGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Director of Foundation & Government Relations

The Director of Foundation & Government Relations will oversee efforts to secure foundation and government funding at WQED. Working in close partnership with both internal and external stakeholders, the Director will develop and execute a comprehensive plan to identify, cultivate and solicit grant funding and steward ongoing relationships. Grants include local and national foundations, public and private funding sources from all levels of government, and public broadcasting related organizations. The Director is responsible for generating grant revenue, building positive relationships for WQED with foundation and government representatives and ensuring that the organization carries out the commitments associated with each grant. The Director of Foundation & Government Relations reports to the Vice President of Development and Membership, works closely with the Chief Executive Officer in implementing strategy and supervises the Foundation Coordinator.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Research and Cultivation

  • Establish organizational goals for generating support from foundation and government funding sources. Goals should include both revenue generated as well as measures of activity related to effective relationship building.
  • Develop the strategy and tactics to cultivate, solicit and steward grants from local and national foundations and local, state and federal sources of public funds, leading the execution of an organization-wide plan to secure funding.
  • In collaboration with senior management and board, identify specific strategic program priorities for funding on both a yearly and ongoing basis.
  • Build a robust pipeline of foundation and government support by developing strategies for grant opportunities based on similarities between the mission of prospective funders and WQED’s identified programmatic plans and priorities.
  • Work with the Foundation Coordinator on prospect research to proactively identify untapped funding sources, including new and ongoing sources, particularly those whose guidelines are a match for WQED initiatives.
  • Work closely with staff and program leaders to coordinate with and appropriately leverage the contacts and involvement of the CEO, other senior management and board members to engage with foundation and government representatives. Manage foundation and government relationships by providing support through the formation of strategy, preparation of supporting documents, drafting correspondence and documenting contact. Foster personal connections with staff, board, and other key foundation and government contacts.
  • Spearhead, with the Foundation Coordinator, the use of contact management systems and processes to oversee stewardship of foundation and government relationships and to track pertinent application and grant information, research and reporting.

Proposal Development and Submission

  • Develop and maintain an intimate knowledge and understanding of all the current and planned programs and services WQED provides in the community.
  • Coordinate and manage the internal application process for all foundation and government funding opportunities, including developing the strategy, planning, writing, document gathering, internal and external communications, and final submission of applications, proposals, etc.
  • Craft compelling narratives for support of WQED and its programs, collaborating closely with program and communications staff to develop program proposals and reports.
  • Serve as primary editor and conduit for applications, letters of inquiry, proposals, and all other communications. Ensure that submissions are thorough and compelling. Supervise final production, ensuring that the relevant attachments are included, packaged in a quality manner, and that the mailing and/or electronic submission of proposals meets deadlines and are documented.
  • Work with the Foundation Coordinator, financial staff and relevant program staff to develop accurate budget information for funding applications.
  • Serve as the primary contact, liaison and conduit of information with funders in relation to proposals/applications and all other communications.

Grants Management

  • Once the grant award is finalized, oversee the monitoring of progress and work with staff and senior management to ensure that each grant funded project or program has been initiated and meets conditions and expectations.
  • With the Foundation Coordinator, develop a detailed tracking system and report related to the status of grants, including prospective grants, awarded grants, and grants declined or tabled.
  • Supervise the Foundation Coordinator’s work to maintain a detailed schedule of reporting requirements and other performance requirements with related deadlines, as detailed in each grant agreement.
  • Oversee the preparation and submission all required reports.
  • Maintain comprehensive historical records of all documentation related to each grant.

Required Education and Skills:

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible development experience, including significant experience in managing foundation and government funding, proposal and report writing and supervision of staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree a plus.
  • Certification from the Association of Fundraising Professionals or equivalent highly desirable.
  • Fundraising strategist with demonstrated experience in successfully applying for and administering grants from foundation and government funders, preferably including grants from the local Southwestern Pennsylvania government and foundation sources.
  • Proven track record in fostering professional relationships with foundation program officers and government representatives, managing a portfolio of foundation and government funders and personally implementing cultivation strategies.
  • Experience managing the proposal development process, with a preference for candidates who have successfully coordinated various departments in preparation and submittal of grant applications/proposals.
  • Demonstrated skill in developing budgets for proposals.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, with a proven ability to present written information in a concise and persuasive format.
  • Independent worker and also able to thrive as a successful member of an integrated, team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively, effectively, and collaboratively in a complex organization with funders, partners, board members, management, and other staff.
  • Focused and energetic with a high level of initiative.
  • Strong organizational, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. Experienced at managing multiple tasks simultaneously, establishing priorities, working calmly under pressure, and managing competing deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Must have the ability to manage and motivate staff in subordinate, peer and leadership positions and inspire confidence among staff, board, and foundation representatives.
  • Working knowledge of donor management/CRM system(s) and prospect research tools.

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.

Environmental Program Specialist

Title: Environmental Program Specialist
(30% Field and 70% Office PRC is a hybrid at-home/office work environment)
Status: Full-Time Exempt
Supervisor: Deputy Director
Salary Range: $32,000 – 35,000

How to Apply: Submit resume and thoughtful cover letter to admin@prc.org 

Job Summary: Develop, coordinate, implement and assist in facilitating a set of specific waste minimization programs related to recycling, reuse, litter prevention and composting in the public, business and municipal government sectors.  Perform day to day tasks including but not limited to the research, study, design and implementation of these projects. A successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to resource conservation. The position will require the candidate to work independently and creatively to execute assigned projects and programs.  Role will be a balance of project coordination, on the ground program operations, educational program design, and public facing outreach and inquiry management.

Project Focus: 

  • Master Recycler Program – Research and development of a statewide waste reduction, recycling educational program for resident of the Commonwealth.
  • Glass/Collection Event Program Support – Support PRC staff in the facilitation of Glass recycling program as well as other collection event programs
  • Public Education/Outreach Support
  • Implementation of PA DEP Hotline
  • PRC event registration management
  • Managing PRC’s general email and call line

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Director and other PRC Staff to develop and implement new and existing programs/projects.
  • Perform day-to-day tasks including communicating programs to the public and other audiences, developing strategies and tactics to ensure successful execution of programs.
  • Work with local businesses, organizations and municipal government employees.
  • Assist with external communications and outreach activities including press releases, promotional materials, annual reports, newsletters and web sites.
  • Manage assigned projects
  • Supervise projects and volunteers as needed.
  • Prepare and complete progress/update reports.
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to weekend collection event support.

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:  

  • Prior waste management, recycling, composting and reuse experience a plus.
  • Must have valid PA driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work with all age ranges.
  • Office and organization skills: Proficient in a variety of software programs including Office 365, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook.
    Experience successfully balancing multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to plan, organize and prioritize workload.
  • Must be physically capable of lifting 40lbs, setting up event displays and working both in and out-of-doors.
  • Must be available/willing to work nights and weekends as necessary.
  • CPR and First Aid certification beneficial.
  • Must be willing to submit to criminal background check
  • Must exhibit commitment to PRC’s mission of resource conservation through sustainable waste management.

The Pennsylvania Resources Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer

PRC does not discriminate against any individuals on the basis of sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, medical condition, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

Americans with Disability ACT (ADA)

Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, protect qualified applicants and employees with disabilities from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, job training, fringe benefits, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment on the basis of disability. The law also requires that covered entities provide qualified applicants and employees with disabilities with reasonable accommodations, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the employer.

PRC is an equal opportunity employer.

Small Business Development Manager

Job Title: Small Business Development Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Work Status: Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Updated: 3/1/2021

Omicelo Cares Mission Statement:

Our mission is to CO-POWER existing community members in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods to own financial assets, grow their businesses, and lift their incomes.

Position Summary:

Work directly with Omicelo Cares to coordinate all participant service activities as it relates to the 7 Pillars of Sustainable Business Accelerator. This position is critical to ensuring continued success and growth for supported businesses. This individual will spend 80-90% of their time servicing accelerator participants and strategically growing the effectiveness of Omicelo Cares 7 Pillars programs. Individual will participate in the growth and sustainability of the 7 Pillars accelerator as it relates to fundraising, participant recruitment and discovering procurement opportunities for growth stage businesses.

Omicelo Cares, utilizing the 7 Pillars™ framework, provides specialized technical assistance to small businesses that, with one­on­one direction & guidance, can take advantage of an immediate revenue opportunity or reasonably probable contract procurement prospect. By focusing 100% of our attention on small businesses led by under represented minorities, disadvantaged persons or businesses operating in low­to­moderate income neighborhoods Omicelo Cares meets its charitable mission and addresses the corporate social responsibility goals of the larger businesses, health systems, universities and governments that have yet­to­be met business & supply chain needs

The 7 Pillars are:

  • Strategy
  • Technology
  • Communication
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Capital
  • People

Position Duties:

Performs under the general supervision of the Executive Director and is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate and execute service activities, such as onboarding new 7 Pillars participants, resolving service requests, gathering and compiling data for participant meetings, recruiting service providers/ contractors.
  • Provide one-on-one support for 7 Pillars accelerator participants to ensure success in each of the 7 Pillars.
  • Maintain client files/ dashboards and handling day to day participant requests
  • Process tasks and resolve issues in timely and accurate manner
  • Manage relationships with 7 Pillars participants and internal and external resource providers.
  • Responsible for developing a strategic vision for growth stage businesses participating in the 7 Pillars Accelerator
  • Develop relationships with external entrepreneurship resource organizations that align with Omicelo Cares’ mission to provide additional resources to supporting organizations
  • Develop relationships with government and business leaders to uncover procurement opportunities for 7 Pillars accelerator participants.

Related Work:

  • Unimpeachable personal integrity and trustworthiness and a fine-tuned sense of discretion in the handling of confidential and sensitive matters of Omicelo Cares and it’s small business clients
  • Outstanding customer service principles and practices within a diverse work and customer environment.
  • Perform other related duties as apparent or assigned.

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a related field.
  • Experience in the strategic planning and development of small businesses or within one of the Seven Pillars
  • Some experience in business development activities

Physical Requirements:

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

Normal office environment 40% of the time.  60% of the time out in the field and attending meetings.

Pay:

Salary (60k-75k) and benefits are comparable with Small Business Development Managers employed in organizations with similar size and scope.

Please send resume and cover letter to Jason Flowers, Executive Director at info@omicelocares.org.

Membership Program Manager

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), a non-profit, 501(c)(3) international professional society of scientists and engineers, seeks a locally based experienced and innovative association professional with a strong passion for mission-rooted organizations and a proven track record in program development and membership recruitment/retention strategies. The ideal candidate for this role is a reliable team player with a true collaborative spirit who not only possesses the ability to manage the day-to-day operations and processes, but also strives to create novel new programs and activities designed to drive member growth and increase engagement.

TMS aspires to be a highly inclusive society where all materials students and professionals feel welcome and diversity is celebrated; therefore, all Membership Program Manager’s efforts should be approached using this lens. This includes developing and executing strategies to attract and engage new members from all career stages and walks of life; inspiring existing members to get even more involved; creating compelling reasons for former members to rejoin; continually enhancing a suite of benefits to meet current member needs; and coordinating closely with staff on targeted marketing initiatives. This position also serves as the liaison to various member-led committees and acts as the TMS representative in the Material Advantage Student Membership program which provides students with access to resources and opportunities in four materials-related organizations. Because student and professional members are the foundation of the society, providing enriching experiences and excellent customer service is inherent to this role.

Compensation and benefits are competitive (401(k) with generous employer match, health insurance, three-weeks of vacation to start, free parking, casual dress code, more). Headquartered in McCandless, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, TMS is in the process of resuming in-person operations; the interview process will be conducted remotely. Work will be done in the office environment with occasional telework a possibility.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, business administration or a related field, required.
  • At least five years of experience in membership or volunteer engagement, preferably in an individual professional membership association.
  • Must possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, respect, flexibility, and sound work ethics; demonstrate willingness and ability to be hands-on with details.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications, teambuilding, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to identity opportunities for process improvements and increased efficiency.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and ability to think outside of the box.
  • Experience with association management systems/membership databases.
  • Experience with social media platforms, preferred; experience with online member communities and/or volunteer or mentoring platforms, a plus.
  • Proficiency with MS Office environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time and occasional weekend work.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all activities related to member recruitment, retention, upconversion of graduating students to professional members, and recovery, with a focus on professional member development and personal growth.
  • Coordinate with the internal Strategic Communications Team to identify potential new membership segments and opportunities, inclusive of tracking and reporting on membership trends; identify new opportunities and new markets for member recruitment and continually benchmarks competing and peer organizations in the materials field.
  • Create innovative new programs and activities to increase member inclusivity and engagement, with a special focus on diverse member populations, inclusive but not limited to, students, young professionals, international, LGBTQ.
  • Continually enhance the member benefits portfolio, inclusive of securing new affinity programs; regularly gauge member needs and satisfaction.
  • Manage new member processing, annual dues renewal and billing activities, regular member database maintenance; recommend updates to procedures to improve efficiencies.
  • Increase member satisfaction and promote awareness of TMS through communications; coordinate on marketing collateral with appropriate internal staff.
  • Review and evaluate member grades and categories; recommend changes, as appropriate.
  • Oversee the annual Member Services operating budget; provide regular forecasts and reports.
  • Lead existing student initiatives, including the Materials Bowl and Bladesmithing competition; recommend new activities to encourage additional student participation.
  • Serve as the TMS representative in the Material Advantage Student Membership program, including planning and conducting student events, coordinating chapter visits, administering chapter grants and student scholarships, and providing general service to students and chapters; develop and implement plans to create a positive and lasting TMS impression.
  • Act as staff liaison to various member-led committees including, but not limited to: Membership and Student Development Committee, TMS Young Leaders Committee, Materials Advantage Committee.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and professional resume to hr@tms.org. No phone calls, please. TMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.