Jul 17, 2017

United States of America: MANAGER COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: CARE USA
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 17 Aug 2017

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send life-saving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

CARE is about enabling the human-to-human connections that affirm the dignity of every person on this planet. CARE puts women and girls at the center of its programs both because they are disproportionately impacted by poverty, something we cannot overcome until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

CARE is seeking a Manager of Community Partnerships who is responsible for building a local CARE movement to support ending global poverty. Essential to this mandate is recruiting and managing influential community members to help plan and execute fund-raising, profile-raising, education and advocacy activities and events for CARE with a focus on Atlanta (but supporting the Southeast team) while fully utilizing the branding, assets, products, and services as directed by CARE headquarters. The Manager will manage, direct and grow existing and potential affinity groups, community volunteers, and supporters; local company and government employees; and youth/college groups. The Manager is a member of the national Individual Giving team and is part of the Regional fundraising team. She/he will report directly to the Executive Director of the Region and will work in the Atlanta/headquarters office of CARE, USA.

The Manager is expected to be a spokesperson and networker and has a goal of establishing and building partnerships and networks to launch a diverse movement of support (both financial and otherwise) and visibility. They will manage community development initiatives for the key market including community-based fund-raising, publicity & educational events and general awareness raising. She/he is expected to work closely with the Executive Director in assessing and prioritizing opportunities within the city to best position CARE, achieving and surpassing her/his engagement goals, looking for opportunities to add value to across other units operating in the key market and developing the resources and strategic plan for expansion and growth in the metro city area.

Responsibilities

  • Community relations and related events: conceptualize, develop and facilitate the implementation of events, unique partnerships and projects related to community relations and being a valued part the team building CARE’s presence in Atlanta and across the Southeast.
  • Cross-unit coordination: Coordinate with national and regional efforts to maximize opportunities within the metro city area and recognize metro city CARE, volunteers/leaders.
  • Develop and execute a strategy for high-touch community engagement for multiple audiences. Audiences include donors at all levels, students, young professionals, and residents of the metro-area interested in learning more about CARE’s work.
  • Actively manage and grow CARE’s affinity groups. Key aspects of management include: developing and executing a calendar of engagement points and events, leading renewal and recruitment efforts, and managing the web and social media presence for CARE affinity groups.
  • Community-based fundraising through ticketed community events and affinity group management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • 2+ years of fundraising experience with demonstrable success in special events, professional volunteer management, public relations/community relations, community fundraising, and networking;
  • General familiarity with all aspects of special events, public relations, and volunteer management;
  • Experience as a non-profit spokesperson. Must be comfortable with public speaking in front of small and large groups;
  • Proficient in fundraising, event management, volunteer management, database management, designing presentations, persuasive communication skills, strategic planning, and budget development;
  • A background in or experience with international development or global poverty issues a plus;
  • Experience in graphic design and website management a plus;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly evolving environment.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please visit our website at http://ift.tt/2tU1Irc

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.