The National Museum of Women in the Arts is seeking a highly qualified candidate to lead media relations for the museum's extensive schedule of exhibitions, programs, events, and published works. The position is also responsible for news/media content on the website and implementation of the museum's marketing and promotions plans.
Maintain productive relationships with key local, national, and international press and new media contacts, connecting regularly to pitch story ideas, solicit coverage, and arrange interviews for NMWA principals
Research, write, and distribute press releases, media advisories, exhibition schedules, and other press materials
Along with supervisor, develop message strategies and plan for the museum's traditional and social media communications efforts
Provide management and operational support for museum's marketing, advertising, and promotional program
Manage communications budgets
Report on media placements and marketing effectiveness
Undergraduate degree in communications, journalism, marketing, art history, or related area
Five plus years media relations experience, preferably with two years of experience in an art museum or similar arts and culture organization
Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
Creative and strategic thinker
Result-oriented, strong problem solver
Working knowledge of art history preferred
Strong and supportive team player, able to work cross departmentally to achieve shared communications goals
DESCRIPTION: The Women's Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia that promotes social and economic self-sufficiency for economically disadvantaged women and their families. WORC provides training, individual business assistance, a savings program, support services, and access to business and financial resources. WORC received the "2001 Presidential Award for Excellence in Microenterprise Development: Poverty Alleviation" from the United States Department of Treasury.
WORC is seeking a Full or Part-Time Development/Executive Assistant to assist the President in editing reports, grant requests, news releases, policy and research, event planning, travel arrangements, preparation of all documents, memos and correspondence for Board members and meetings. Responsibilities also include scheduling appointments and managing and organizing President's office.
Experienced grant writer
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and carry through projects from beginning to end
Ability to handle multiple assignments and work under pressure
Excellent editing and writing skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Applications, particularly Excel, Access and Word
Interest in community development, economics, and/or microfinance
Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) is a nonprofit community-based organization that trains economically disadvantaged women for nontraditional careers that provide a good living wage and benefits. NEW is the longest-running program of its kind in the nation, and has helped thousands of New York City women secure skilled, unionized jobs in the construction, energy, transportation, and facilities maintenance industries. Check out our website at www.new-nyc.org .
The Program Coordinator will manage the functions of NEW's day pre-apprenticeship training program. Responsibilities include:
Oversee all aspects of the implementation of training programs;
Provide ongoing programmatic and student support during the training;
Monitor student progress in training and provide feedback to students;
Supervise instructors for classes;
Provide orientations for the public on NEW's programs;
Conduct interviews to select candidates for the program;
Facilitate classes in industry overview and job readiness;
Manage data and monitor data entry, student files, class materials and process reports.
The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Training Staff and reports to the Training Manager.
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, innovative and creative thinker with project planning experience. S/he will possess the ability to take initiative, work independently, prioritize responsibilities and deadlines, and think creatively. The following qualifications and experience are required:
Experience in program development and/or project management;
Strong ability and desire to take initiative to expand and develop NEW's programming;
Excellent interpersonal skills, and an ability to interact well with and understand the interests of diverse client bases including women, instructional staff, partner organizations, unions, and colleagues;
Strong computer skills including data analysis, database entry, and ease of use with all Office applications;
Available to work evenings, as necessary; ability to work flexible hours as needed;
Bachelors Degree or significant experience in the field strongly preferred;
Knowledge of the construction industry, workforce development, organized labor a plus.
Salary commensurate with background and experience. NEW is an EEO Employer.
Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA) is a 22 year old grassroots organization of Latina immigrant women with a double mission of promoting personal transformation and building community power. MUA offers intensive community organizing and leadership trainings, mutual support workshops and peer counseling, workforce development trainings and workers' rights projects, and community education and organizing campaigns that allow immigrant women's voices to be heard on the local, state and national levels. MUA's is currently focused on winning better working conditions and stronger labor protections for household workers, ending domestic violence, and protecting and advancing immigrant rights. MUA is committed to building an organization that is led by its membership. Currently, 7 of 17 staff began as member leaders in MUA.
MUA is looking for a part-time Operations and Finance Manager (75% FTE) who is organized, technologically savvy, attentive to details, a team player and committed to social justice. The Operations and Finance Manager ensures the smooth functioning of the administrative, financial, personnel, and technological systems of MUA's two offices in San Francisco and Oakland. The Operations and Finance Manager is supervised by the Co-Director for Development, Fundraising, and Administration and supervises the Finance Assistant.
Oversee accounting practices and supervise Finance Assistant
Maintain vendor relations and files, research new vendors as necessary
Work closely with Fundraising and Finance team to manage the organization's financial systems and reporting
Support bookkeeping functions
Work with Political Director to track grassroots and direct lobbying hours and expenses
Assist external accountant with annual audit process
Prepare financial reports and analyses for internal and external audiences with direction from accountant.
Ensure that relevant financial data is presented to the Co-Directors Leadership team, and Board Finance Committee.
Manage existing office and technology equipment, tech planning and implementation, and supervise technology vendor relations and consultants
Manage existing database (Salesforce) as well as determine future database needs to manage growth in fundraising and organizing programs
Train staff in technology systems.
Oversee risk management and legal activities: letters of agreement, contracts, leases, and other legal documents and agreements.
Maintain records for contracts, business registrations, and insurance enrollments
Manage insurance acquisition and policies
Develop office policies as necessary
Process and maintain confidential documents and information
Ensure best use and organization of MUA's two offices
Support materials acquisition via purchases and donations
Management & Human Resources:
Manage personnel files and HR documents and orient staff to organization policies.
Administer payroll and employee benefits.
Assist Directors with hiring, orientation, training and termination of staff, interns and volunteers.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Minimum 2 years experience in administrative and/or operations tasks within in social justice organizations;
Experience, expertise, and skills in organizational operations work—including office operations, communications systems, and finance management;
Proficiency with computer operations and programs, including QuickBooks, excel, word, database;
Supervision experience, and the ability to share and train others in administrative skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills—good attention to detail and well organized;
Self-motivated—proven ability to work independently;
Strong time management and multi-tasking skills;
Ability to work well with diverse groups and populations;
Bilingual; Fluency (written and oral) in English and Spanish
Understanding of issues facing low-wage workers and immigrant communities as well as a commitment to the leadership development of immigrant women
To apply, please send resume, cover letter in Spanish and English, three references, and salary history firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority will be given to applications received by December 10th. No phone calls please! Mujeres Unidas y Activas is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, immigrants, youth, gays and lesbians, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!
Founded in 1988, Asian Women's Shelter (AWS) is a dynamic non-profit organization dedicated to ending domestic violence and promoting the social, economic and political self-determination of women. AWS provides comprehensive services in over 40 languages through its Direct Services (DS), including a 24-hour shelter program and crisis line, Multilingual Access Model, Queer Asian Women and Transgender Support Program, and Anti-Trafficking Program. AWS's Community Building (CB) efforts work to change values, practices, systems and policies through grassroots mobilization, movement building, systems advocacy, and inter-organizational capacity building. AWS's Support of Communities and Services (SOCS) programs empower and engage community members in both direct service and community building programs as agents of advocacy and social change. AWS upholds all program areas with a strong organizational foundation comprised of dedicated board, staff, volunteers, on-call language advocates and community members; sound fiscal, personnel and administrative management; and organizational development including strategic planning, evaluation, and the strengthening of AWS's shared leadership model, anti-oppression framework, and value-based practices of movement-building, teamwork, collaboration, responsible uses of power, and leadership development. More information can be found at www.sfaws.org.
The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for 1) Creating a safe, welcoming, aesthetically pleasing, empowering, accessible, comfortable and clean living environment for the residents of Asian Women's Shelter; 2) Facilitating weekly group House Meetings and individual one on one meetings as needed for the shelter household; 3) Coordinating weekly food and supply shopping for the household with AWS volunteers; 3) Ensuring upkeep, maintenance, and development for the offices and living areas of the building; 4) Coordinating staff support of specific house maintenance projects; 5) Employing intervention and problem solving strategies for resident emergencies in collaboration with on-call staff; 6) Participating constructively in all agency personnel, evaluation, and program development efforts as expected for all staff. The Facilities Coordinator reports to the Associate and Executive Directors, and works primarily with the Direct Service Team.
Leadership in Promoting Compassionate and Empowering Communal Living among Shelter Residents
• Model a culture of empowerment and compassion within the shelter
• Actively engage and communicate with residents to foster a positive household atmosphere
• Co-facilitate weekly house meeting for all shelter residents including one on ones as needed
• Lead and coordinate weekly household shopping for resident food and supplies with volunteers
• Complete room set-up for new residents, welcome packages and farewell gifts
• Find creative ways to use the shelter environment to bolster resident morale, dignity, and cultural inclusion
• Envision and implement home upgrades with input from finance staff, other staff, residents, volunteers, etc.
• Coordinate household holiday celebrations with staff, volunteers, residents (e.g. Eid, Thanksgiving, Lunar New
Year, Christmas, etc.)
• Collaborate with Direct Service staff and other staff on articulating household practices and expectations related
to safety, respect, confidentiality of information and location, etc.
• Lead ongoing refinement of those practices and expectations and the documentation of them
• Provide peer support to shelter residents, including individual orientations and on-going meetings as needed
• Facilitate conflict resolution between residents as needed, with direct service staff members
• Attend weekly direct service case meetings for household-related agenda items
• Train (once) and do weekly check-ins for weekend volunteers, and coordinate weekend activities for residents with them (e.g. activities made possible by soliciting free tickets to shows/museums/games/spas, etc.)
• Train all residents and AWS personnel regarding household safety and emergency procedures
Overall Coordination of Shelter Facility
• Develop and update a list of resources and vendors for shelter maintenance
• Coordinate regular maintenance and major repairs with vendors (plumbing, gas, electricity, painting, interior design, etc.), with appropriate attention to competitive bidding and quality control.
• Maintain house supplies (inventory, purchase and storage)
• Support and clarify resident contributions to maintaining clean living spaces (weekly)
• Coordinate and lead quarterly "House Maintenance Days" for all staff
• Handle AWS trash and recycling procedures for confidentiality, cleanliness, and environmental responsibility
• Maintain a safe and healthy shelter reinforced by universal precautions, emergency procedures, childproofing, pest control if needed, updated fire extinguishers and medical supplies, clean and safe living conditions, etc.
• Coordinate acceptance, pick-up, and sorting of all donations, including clothing, furniture, household items, etc.
• Coordinate yard maintenance- i.e. watering, pruning, planting, etc.
Coordinate regular staff maintenance of offices twice a month.
Maintain all carpeted areas with quarterly steam cleaning
Organize household and resident supplies in the garage
• Nurture staff support and value of house maintenance
• Monitor house maintenance budget (keep records of household expenses, strategize to cut costs where possible)
• Evaluate and maintain household contracts: Community Thrift, Food Bank, drinking water, cable, utilities, etc.
• Develop a vision and work plan for long-term preventative maintenance and facility betterment
General Program Support & Development (for all full-time staff at AWS)
Participate in quarterly staff retreats and other all-staff retreats and trainings
Share rotating on-call emergency coverage with all AWS staff
Share rotating crisis line shift with all AWS staff
Contribute to office/shelter coverage with all AWS staff
Do community education or tabling for AWS when possible
Share responsibilities of answering the door and phones with all AWS staff
Respond to household and individual resident emergencies
Assist with resident intake, pick-up, move-in, move-out, etc.
Maintain active participation with household activities (i.e. holiday parties, childcare support, etc…)
Participate in program development within program component teams
Model AWS values to create a positive work environment
Adhere to documentation and HR requirements for staff
Be a team player and contributor in response to unscheduled needs or emergencies
This position requires someone with self-motivation and initiative, energy, self-reflection, social sensitivity, interpersonal skill, and a strong commitment to issues concerning violence, empowerment, culture, healing, and survivor-centeredness. Other important skills and experience include:
Good spatial organizational skills
Skill in assessing and responding to household and other social dynamics
Ability to deal effectively and calmly in crisis situations
Ability to follow through on preventative maintenance plans and repairs
Collaborative problem-solving and organizational abilities
Reliability in setting timelines and meeting deadlines
Comfort in working on multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks and handle details
Supervision experience, particularly with regard to sensitive information and working with outside vendors
Ability to facilitate group meetings
Ability to be a team player with a positive attitude and good sense of humor
Ability to handle and communicate about stress and work demands with a healthy, positive attitude
Ability to motivate and support reflection, communication, and learning
Ability to receive positive and constructive feedback from colleagues and supervisors
Commitment to and practice of non-violence, including non-corporal discipline of children, and anti-oppression/empowerment practices
Ability to work effectively with and across diverse communities
Ability to participate in consensus building, input gathering and synthesis, and group decision making processes
Positive attitude and pro-active skill towards problem-solving
Commitment and practice of addressing conflict in a direct and constructive manner
Aptitude to be a team leader and a team member
Ability to work collaboratively with other agencies/programs
Experience working with NPO's or CBO's, particularly in Asian and/or immigrant or refugee communities
Availability to work some evenings and weekends
Some Macintosh computer literacy preferred
Automobile, with current California driver's license and insurance desired
Asian Women's Shelter is anequal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, or disability and denial of family medical leave and pregnancy leave.
This search is being conducted by Asian Women's Shelter.