Organization:Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers
Primary Category:Nonprofit Job Opportunities
Type of Position:Part-Time
Experience Requirement:1-2 years
Description & Details
This is a part-time consulting position at the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers, a statewide nonprofit association of private and community foundations, corporations, donor advised funds, giving circles and public charities. The Association’s mission is to maximize the impact of giving on community life through a growing network of diverse, informed and effective philanthropists.
The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers envisions philanthropy in Maryland as an integral force in tackling the region’s most pressing problems through partnership with government, business and nonprofit decision-makers. The Association is a catalyst for those partnerships by growing leaders in the philanthropic community; engaging diverse and emerging groups in philanthropy; cultivating a new generation of trustees, donors, and professional staff; and encouraging efficient and ethical philanthropic practices. As a membership association, the top priority is helping to fulfill the philanthropic aspirations of all members through peer networking, high quality training and education, technical assistance and research.
The position is responsible for supporting opportunities for members to address critical issues and improve community conditions. The position does this by assisting ABAG staff with activities around member learning, action and investment in community issues and through collaborative efforts; networking opportunities for Association members and leaders in the broader community; and communications related to learning and engagement activities.
Reports to: Director of Learning and Engagement
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following responsibilities are descriptive of current policies, practices and programs. The role of the Learning and Engagement Consultant may change pursuant to directives of the President and the Board of Directors.
Supports all activities related to the planning and implementation of educational programming on community issues, member discussions, skill-building workshops and special events.
This includes, but is not limited to logistics, agenda development, speaker preparation, materials and follow-up.
Manages communications to leverage programming with members
Responsible for drafting Program Summaries and compiling materials and for re-purposing content to amplify key issues and messages to the Association
Maintains an organized and updated library of program summaries and materials as well as related publications
Compiles bi-weekly Program Email and monthly Philanthropy News Online Newsletter
Utilizes the Association’s current communication vehicles to amplify program-related news, articles and events
Assists core staff with funder groups such as Rising Leaders and MCFA, as needed
Provide group and individual technical assistance to funders as requested;
Represents the Association at meetings and events, as needed
Provide support for organization-wide events, as needed.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Good sense of humor essential
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent listening skills
Excellent analytical and research skills
Curiosity and entrepreneurial thinking
Ability to work cooperatively and foster team spirit
Ability to respect a variety of opinions and maintain neutrality
Ability to manage several projects at once, pay close attention to details and follow-through
Capacity to work well with tight deadlines, independence, flexibility and minimal supervision
Knowledge and experience planning meetings, workshops and seminars
Values racial equity as an organizational operating principle and is committed to continued learning on issues related to race, equity, diversity and inclusion
Experience with using an array of communication and database technologies
Knowledge and experience managing and motivating volunteers
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Experience with meeting facilitation
Experience with using technology to promote interaction collaboration and interchange
B.A. or B.S. degree
Minimum 2 years of experience in an office setting, preferably involving one or more of the following: customer service, program coordination, marketing and communications strongly preferred
Experience in a philanthropic or membership organization a plus
Computer literate in a PC environment with experience using CRM systems a plus
This is a part-time, contractual position through the end of 2018.
$55 per hour, 15-20 hours/week
How to Apply / Contact
Please click here to complete the Application Form. All applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples.
ABAG is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.