WBCC is looking for a Community Outreach Organizer

We're excited to announce a new opportunity available with our organization. We are in need of a housing organizer to work on housing related issues in our neighborhood. Please take a look at the job description below and email mubashir.jeilani@westbankcc.org to apply. Please share with all your networks!

COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

JOB DESCRIPTION

The mission of WBCC is to strengthen and celebrate the neighborhood by promoting connections between its residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations.

The Community Outreach Specialist is an experienced professional responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships through community outreach activities. This position develops sponsorship/business arrangements with and seeks funds from businesses, individuals, schools and other organizations interested in supporting WBCC general operations and program areas.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work with WBCC leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive and innovative community outreach plan targeting individual, private, corporate, school and other organizations.

  • Collaborate seamlessly with staff to identify new potential foundation, individual, private, corporate, school and other organization partners and cultivate those prospects that best align with WBCC’s strategic short- and long-term priorities and needs

  • Seek funding opportunities.

  • Develop concepts, gather and format information and prepare clear communications to submit proposals to engage potential partners on behalf of WBCC in a timely and consistent manner.

  • Research and assist in developing plans for expanding the WBCC presence.

  • Serve as an ambassador of the mission of WBCC in interactions with current and potential partners and the media.

  • Maintain current reports submitted to the Executive Board and Board of Directors.

Position Qualifications and Knowledge

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Education and Experience:

  • Five plus years of business/development experience. Marketing experience highly desirable.

  • Proven success in meeting and exceeding performance goals.

  • Must have documented successful partnership cultivation experience and a keen understanding of fundraising/income development.

  • High school Diploma

The Ideal Candidate Possesses:

  • A strong performance orientation and skillful strategic thinking.

  • The acumen to realize stringent deadlines with acute attention to detail and prioritization.

  • The ability to manage time effectively while being self-motivated.

  • Excellent oral and written communications. Knowledge of external communications and cultivation techniques are essential.

  • Integrity in dealing with confidential donor and financial information.

  • Event coordination skills - logistics, correspondence, financial reports, printed materials, and more.

  • Ability to facilitate group discussions as well as coordinate and lead meetings.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

This is a part-time, year-round position, reporting to the WBCC Executive Director, interfacing regularly with the executive leadership group.

Compensation is $15 hourly and is not eligible for a group health plan.

How to Apply

Applications packets should include cover letter, resume and three references emailed to mubashir.jeilani@westbankcc.org. Complete applications are due by 5:00pm on Monday, August 15th, 2016. No phone calls please.

 

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