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New Castle County

Marketing/Development/Communications Associate
Qualified Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
This newly-created, entry-level position reports directly to the President and serves multiple internal and external customers across a variety of organizational functions.  The position is New Castle County based with responsibilities in our five-county service area.  This full-time, exempt position is scheduled to begin in July 2019 (negotiable) and offers competitive Health, Dental and Vision; accrued 10 days of vacation; 4 personal days; 11 paid holidays; performance-based incentive days; defined contribution pension eligibility after one year of service; and free parking.
 
The successful candidate will assume responsibilities across six primary areas of Accountability.  These are:  Development Support; Executive Support; Volunteer Recruitment, Recognition & Retention; Content Curation; Media Relations; and Digital & Social Media.
 
Within each area of Accountability, Performance Objectives will be designed around specific responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:

Development Support –

-Providing Outlook Administration support for Development Director

-Creating industry vertical specific collateral

-Generating Special Thank-You Cards and Packages

-Managing creation of e-news and print newsletters

-Creating e-annual report

-Creating content and managing assembly of Marketing collateral folders

-Creating and Managing Social Media fundraising campaigns (also see Digital and Social Media)

Executive Support -

-Serving as Office 365 Staff Administrator for Board Portal

-Generating Tax Acknowledgement Thank-You Letters

-Generating Monthly Board Snapshot

-Proofreading and editing content generated by staff, board, volunteers and students prior to publishing

-Managing grant compliance and reporting

Volunteer Recruiting, Recognition, Retention –

-Publishing/promoting weekly volunteer opportunities and special volunteer needs as appropriate, geographically targeted

-Publishing program activity summaries to volunteers participating in Capstone, Job Shadow, Career Fusion and student events

Content Curation –

-Sourcing and managing student, volunteer, teacher, donor and alumni testimonials/stories

-Taking and managing photos for use in media, social media, advertising, and reports

Media Relations –

-Writing and publishing press releases; coordinating with donors/schools on joint releases

-Managing relationships with media contacts, including contact list

Digital and Social Media –

-Implementing current Social Media strategy, informing development of future strategy

-Managing posting on LinkedIn, FB, Instagram, and Twitter (Hootsuite)

-Creating and Managing Social Media fundraising campaigns

-Managing and updating local content on JA USA nested website

 

Position requires proficiency with Office 365, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Adobe Acrobat, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Flicker, Constant Contact or Emma, Hootsuite or similar product; Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills; Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and oral communication skills; and strong work ethic.  Ability to self-advocate; and behave/communicate with authenticity; honesty; integrity; and kindness is desired; sense of urgency and patience are both highly valued. 
 
This position requires the physical ability to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances indoors, climb stairs and lift up to 40lbs. 
 
Successful candidate will be legally eligible to be employed in the United States of America; will have a valid Delaware Driver's License; and will submit to a pre-employment Criminal Background Check; ongoing routine background checks; and may be subject to random, periodic drug screening.  This job is located in the City of Wilmington and is subject to City Wage Tax. 
 
This posting does not constitute an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment.  Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked or without notice.
 
DISCLAIMER:  This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the proposed job, management reserves the right to revise the job, or require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
 
To be considered for this position, please email the following information to rob@jadel.org  :
 
-Narrative Resume' or
-Infographic Resume'
-2 Professional (not relatives) references
-Cover letter that includes any personal or professional experience you have had with Junior Achievement
 
 
This is the first step in an established process.  Additional steps will be revealed upon the completion of a Qualification Survey.  Qualification Surveys will be generated upon receipt of all of the above items.
 
Please follow the process. Conversations will only be conducted with applicants chosen after the initial steps have been completed.
 
Nepotism Clause:  We do not hire immediate family members of current or former staff or current or former board members.
 
Diversity Statement: Junior Achievement is the recognized leader in "empowering young people to own their economic success®" through volunteer-led, experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing a positive, enriching learning experience free of bias. Junior Achievement welcomes K-12 students, volunteers and potential staff regardless of race, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.
 
 
Program Quality Assistant
Qualified Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
We have an immediate opening for a Program Quality Assistant to work now through mid-June (with performance-based opportunity to continue employment in September).  For spring 2019 (Mid April to Mid June), the position is 27.5 hours per week, $12/hr, between the hours of 9:00am to 2:30pm.
 
This is a part-time, academic year position working with volunteers, teachers and students in Junior Achievement's two Capstone simulations, JA Finance Park and JA BizTown.
 
Excellent organizational, teamwork, interpersonal and public speaking skills; ability to think on ones feet and make quick, customer-focused decisions; ability to communicate succinctly and effectively with children, teens and adults required.  Ability to self-advocate; and behave/communicate with authenticity; honesty; integrity; and kindness is desired; sense of urgency and patience are both highly valued. 
 
This position requires the physical ability to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances indoors, climb stairs and lift up to 40lbs.
 
Criminal background check, Valid Delaware Driver's License, and willingness to submit to random drug screening required.  Applicants must be legally eligible to be employed in the United States of America.
 
This job is located in the City of Wilmington and is subject to City Wage Tax.  Free parking is provided.
 
To be considered for this position, please email the following information to rob@jadel.org:
 
-Narrative resume'
-Two professional references (not relatives)
-Cover letter that includes any personal or professional experience you have had with Junior Achievement
 
This posting does not constitute an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment.  Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked or without notice.
 
DISCLAIMER:  This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the proposed job, management reserves the right to revise the job, or require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
 
Nepotism Clause:  We do not hire immediate family members of current or former staff or current or former board members.
 
Diversity Statement: Junior Achievement is the recognized leader in "empowering young people to own their economic success®" through volunteer-led, experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing a positive, enriching learning experience free of bias. Junior Achievement welcomes K-12 students, volunteers and potential staff regardless of race, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.
 

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