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Project Management Contractor

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Colorado Outdoor Stewardship Coalition
Job posted on:
20 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
23 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Jennifer Peterson
Email:
Phone:
303-715-1010
Fax:
 
Address:
600 S Marion Pkwy, Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
We seek candidates -- apply as individuals or project management teams -- with proven experience in project management in collaborative-based initiatives. Successful applicants will have skills in effective consensus decision making that have achieved widespread levels of participation and agreement. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their experience in convening inclusive stakeholder groups, and use of participatory and collaborative discussion and decision-making processes that achieve a concerted attempt at full agreements. Additionally, applicants must have: • A willingness and commitment to support the vision and purpose of the Colorado Outdoor Stewardship Coalition and the goals and objectives of Great Outdoors Colorado’s Stewardship vision. • A minimum of 5 (and preferably 7) years of project management in collaborative-based efforts. Experience in related conservation or other environmental non-profit and/or business operations highly desirable. • Demonstrated experience in community development/partnership cultivation, with experience in establishing organizational relationships that encourage diversity and inclusivity. • Supervisory experience of project contractors; able to provide oversight and daily management of their related activities. • An ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle sensitive situations and relationships. • An ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, and travel as required. • BS/BA in an environmental discipline, non-profit management, business or related fields. Master’s degree in non-profit management or related field preferred. • Demonstrated excellence in: + Written and verbal communication; + Project management and administration; + Consensus and collaborative decision making; + Computer usage, including mastery of all Microsoft Word programs and experience in database use. We seek a contractor/contractor team who is engaged, genuine in respect for others, and has a collaborative management style. We want professionals who focus on results and opportunities and will take a proactive role with the COSC and in executing the position’s responsibilities.
General Job Description:
The SSI Project Manager/Management Team is a contracted position responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, and tracking of the COSC Statewide Stewardship Initiative (SSI), a specific short-term project to be completed by March 2018. The SSI is funded through Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) with specified, date-sensitive deliverables. The position requires a highly-organized and accomplished project manager and/or management team, with demonstrated experience in and knowledge of environmental and conservation issues. Successful applicants must have several years of proven successful project management experience, and possess the intellect necessary to motivate and to lead professionals and volunteers through decision making processes that codify environmental stewardship in new standardized and innovative ways. The SSI Project Manager/Management Team will also provide guidance in the development and implementation of COSC’s strategic growth, helping to ensure that the SSI’s efforts are developed for long-term application and appropriate infrastructure to support on-going success. The COSC Project Manager/Management Team will report to the COSC Advisory Committee which is authorized to direct and oversee the SSI. Advisory members represent a subset of the full COSC. The Project Manager/Management Team will be a temporary contractor to Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, which serves as the fiscal agent for the SSI. If necessary, day-to-day administrative support and physical office space will be available at Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) located in Denver’s Washington Park. On-site VOC staff responsible for this project includes Ann Baker Easley and Dean Winstanley. Work may be accomplished remotely but regularly scheduled in-person meetings with the Advisory Committee in Denver and in other designated locations throughout the state is expected. Flexible scheduling, including availability for occasional weekend and/or overnight in-state travel, to allow for meetings with outdoor stewardship organizations and land management agencies, is required. Position Requirements Provide Comprehensive Project Management Services as follows: • Serve as the contractor to the COSC to undertake the planning initiative. • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with the COSC Advisory Committee. • Create a detailed work plan, which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the SSI project. • Determine the resources (such as time, money, equipment) required to successfully provide the stated deliverables. • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities. • Review the project schedule with COSC Advisory Committee and all other stakeholders that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required. • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion. • In consultation with the COSC Advisory Committee recruit, interview and select additional sub-contractors with appropriate skills for the required project activities. • Execute the project according to the project plan. • Develop appropriate records to document project activities. • Set up on-line and paper files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured. • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project. • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project. • Review the quality of the work completed on a regular basis with the Advisory Committee to ensure that it meets the project standards. • Write interim reports on the project for COSC and funders. • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality. COMPENSATION This is a contracted project management effort not to exceed 15-months. Compensation is determined based on experience and credentials. Estimated total project costs are $100,000; project management and related travel and meeting expenses are estimated to be 75-80% of the total project. APPLICATION DIRECTIONS For full job description, please visit http://www.voc.org/join-our-team. To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter, with salary requirements ELECTRONICALLY to Jennifer Peterson at: jennifer@rmfi.org. Applications are due by 5:00 PM (MST) on February 13th. Interested in learning more about the project or have questions before applying? Please join the COSC Advisory Committee members for an information call on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8th from 12:00 NOON – 1:30 PM (MST). Conference line: 1-888-875-1833 Participant Code: 293436260# For additional information please contact any of the following SSI Advisory Committee members by email with the subject line: COSC Project Management Application Question David Hamilton – davidhamilton@rfov.org Jennifer Peterson – Jennifer@rmfi.org Ann Baker Easley – ann@voc.org If you are selected for an interview as a qualifying candidate or project management team, please hold February 22, 23 and 24 for potential interviews.

Strategic Relationships and Development Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
LENA Foundation
Job posted on:
20 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Mar 2017
Contact Name:
Lorena Ward
Email:
Phone:
303-545-9696
Fax:
 
Address:
5525 Central Ave, Ste 100, Boulder, Colorado 80301
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Proven track record in cultivating relationships, project management and building a network of supporters. • Understanding of and commitment to the mission of LENA Research Foundation • Exceptional skills in prioritizing and project management: systems thinker and executer! • Must be highly organized with superior attention to detail and accuracy. • Creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial mindset and leadership style. • Strong interpersonal skills including relationship and trust building, communication and listening, and personal engagement. • Outstandingly strong communication skills, both written and oral. • High level of comfort with ambiguity and willingness to navigate new situations • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field plus 4 years of work experience, ideally in high-performing education organizations.
General Job Description:
Come join the LENA Research Foundation (LENA) team as we work to ensure every child has the opportunity to grow up in a language rich environment by empowering parents and caregivers to unlock their children’s potential. LENA combines technology with programmatic solutions and research to do our work. LENA fundamentally believes that earlier is better, parents and caregivers are the secret sauce to child success and you can’t change what you can’t measure. LENA is not a traditional nonprofit and this role is not a traditional development role- this position will cultivate philanthropic support and leverage an entrepreneurial mindset to increasing stakeholder engagement with LENA. This newly created position will be instrumental in building relationships to increase support and foster new partnerships across the country. This position will derive satisfaction from working in a highly entrepreneurial, fast paced environment, while devoting significant time to independent efforts. This is an exciting and demanding position and the successful applicant will understand the important of effectively securing necessary resources required to continue to broaden and deepen LENA’s impact. What you’ll do: • Development Operations: Use strategic pipeline management to convert prospects into supporters. • Develop detailed prospect research, create agendas and materials and ensure timely follow up • Support mapping out and planning for long term sustainability through diversification of revenue, specifically engaging donors strategically and for specific initiatives • External Relations: Cultivate relationships to broaden LENA’s community and network • Engage new contacts, jumpstart new partnerships and create new relationships • Attend meetings, webinars and gatherings as a representative of LENA. • Development Strategy and Operations: Create proposals, summary reports, and related collateral needed to reach annual fund development goals. • Design stewardship plans that deepen relationships and create high-quality donor experiences including: regular correspondence, donor engagement, invitations, site visits, mailings, and acknowledgements that demonstrates the impact of LENA’s solutions to donors. • Build project plans to ensure LENA meets deadlines and completes initiatives and deliverables • Cross-Functional Work: Work cross functionally within LENA to support successful fund development. • Collaborate with the team to raise external awareness of LENA and support team in serving as ambassadors of LENA • Support implementation of new development operations to drive results • External Relations: LENA Conference. • Manage external vendors, and collaborate with colleagues, to ensure the biennial LENA Conference is well attended, executed with excellence, and that follow-up is timely

Residential Program Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Roundup Fellowship
Job posted on:
20 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Angela Pino
Email:
Phone:
303-353-8312
Fax:
303-353-8305
 
Address:
3443 S. Galena St. #310, Denver, Colorado 80231
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
? Bachelor’s degree and three years experience in human services, one of which has to be in a supervisory position OR a master’s degree and two years experience in human services, one of which has to be in a supervisory position. ? Ability to read, write, and speak the English language for required paperwork, testing, and professional communication. ? Ability to operate a computer utilizing Microsoft Office. ? Colorado Driver’s license and the ability to drive a 10 passenger vehicle. ? CBI record check. ? Ability to do simple math calculations and analyze data. ? Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure while dealing with a variety of emotions and frustrations. ? Requires scheduling flexibility. ? Ability to work as a team leader. ? Ability to communicate effectively with respect and tact in order to give, receive, and analyze information, formulate plans, prepare materials. ? Ability to supervise and effectively manage up to 20 employees. ? Ability to case manage all residents in placement ensuring treatment plan compliance. ? Ability to organize and time manage all required tasks.
General Job Description:
This person is responsible for the smooth running of the entire program. This person is responsible for human resources, financial management, overseeing case management, and program planning. This person provides leadership, assistance, supervision, training, and support to staff members. This person is key in problem-solving client and staffing issues. It is expected that this person is familiar with governing rules and regulations for the program and that the program maintains compliance with these rules and regulations. ? Uphold the mission, values, policies and procedures of Roundup Fellowship. ? Ensure program is in compliance with all rules and regulations including health department, fire department, social services, and licensing agencies. ? Oversee program human resources including supervision, scheduling, hiring, training, performance reviews, and personnel files. ? Oversee case management for all residents ensuring timely reports, appropriate medical management, and completion of ISSP goals. ? Identify program and individual staff needs and develop a plan for addressing these needs. ? Ensure accountability of all program money including client funds, household budget, and staffing allocation. ? Maintain frequent and professional communication with supervisors, family members, schools, therapists, staff members, and other professionals or significant others. ? Complete appropriate documentation including log notes, communication notes, supervision notes, and incident reports. ? Handle emergency situations effectively while following established procedures. ? Provide direction, support, and role modeling to staff members. ? Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Bilingual Family Advocate

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
SafeHouse Denver
Job posted on:
19 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
15 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Laurel Tawresey
Email:
Phone:
3038302660
Fax:
 
Address:
1649 Downing St, Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field required. Master’s of Social Work or related field preferred. 1-2 experience with children and/or adolescents required. Must possess advanced verbal and written Spanish skills. 2 years experience with domestic violence victims in a residential setting preferred. Successful candidate must have a strong working knowledge of domestic violence, working knowledge of trauma informed/empowerment models, demonstrated skills in case management, safety planning, crisis intervention, individual advocacy, and short-term counseling. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Ability to function independently and as a team member. Must exhibit a positive attitude.
General Job Description:
Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Shelter Services, the Bilingual Family Advocate is responsible for providing services to victims of domestic violence by: responding to callers who access the SafeHouse 24-hour crisis line; screening potential emergency shelter residents; providing initial intakes for new residents; providing short-term individual advocacy, short-term counseling, safety planning, and crisis intervention to all residents; providing case management services for up to three women and their children; facilitating children’s groups; and supporting a safe and secure shelter space. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Utilizing trauma-informed/empowerment models the Bilingual Family Advocate Responds to callers who access the SafeHouse 24 hours crisis line • Provides emotional support, crisis intervention, and de-escalation • Provides information and education on domestic abuse, trauma response, and coping skills • Supports callers in assessing immediate needs, identifying culturally appropriate resources and referrals, and supports callers in developing a plan of action • Provides safety planning by supporting callers in assessing danger/risks, identifying culturally appropriate resources and referrals, and supports callers in implementing their safety plan • Screens callers for shelter Provides initial intake of new residents • Orientates new residents to the shelter building and program • Provides appraisal of the resident’s presenting problem • Assess immediate needs, identify culturally appropriate resources and referrals, and support residents in developing a plan of action • Provides safety planning by supporting residents in assessing danger/risks, identifying culturally appropriate resources and referrals, and supports residents in implementing their safety plan • Provides emotional support, de-escalation, and crisis intervention during the intake process Provides short-term individual advocacy, short-term counseling, safety planning, and crisis intervention to all residents, including children and adolescents • Provides emotional support, crisis intervention, and de-escalation to residents as needed or requested • Supports residents in developing short-term goals plans to address immediate concerns • Provides information and education about domestic abuse, trauma response, and coping skills • Provides safety planning by supporting residents in assessing danger/risks, identifying culturally appropriate resources and referrals, and supports residents in implementing their safety plan • Communicates with Primary Advocates to ensure quality services to residents Provides case management services for up to 7 emergency shelter residents and their children • Conducts and initial meeting with new resident to assist residents in identifying needs and goals • Links residents to culturally appropriate resources and referrals to meet immediate/ongoing needs and goals • Meets as needed to provide ongoing support and encouragement • Advocates on behalf of residents with outside agencies and within the program to support residents in meeting needs and goals • Support residents with transitions from the emergency shelter by conducting exit interviews Co- manages the Children’s Program • Plan and facilitate weekly, evening groups for children and adolescents • Provides parenting support • Co-facilitates all resource management for school, parenting etc. Supports a safe and secure shelter space • Supports a safe and respectful community living environment by providing emotional support, de-escalation, conflict management, problem solving, and crisis intervention • Conducts regular safety checks and safety searches as needed • Supports participation in the shelter program and community living by providing and explaining information about the shelter program and clarifying expectations of residents • Supports residents in meeting their day to day needs by supplying personal items, shelter supplies and food Maintains accurate and timely record keeping • Responsible for appropriate charting and all necessary documentation Demonstrates initiative and vision for service quality, service improvement, program development/growth, problem prevention, and problem resolution • Works diligently to achieve individual, team, and agency goals and objectives • Participates with all staff to assure coordinated services both within the Shelter and across all agency programs • Utilizes ethical communication to resolve problems or conflicts with team members • Attends weekly case management/staff meetings, monthly all agency meetings, and program meetings • Actively participates in program development • Participates in agency and community educational opportunities to maintain and improve skills Represents SafeHouse and promotes SafeHouse services in a positive and professional manner • Networks with other service providers and community agencies in an effort to assist clients and the agency All other duties as assigned Fully benefited position. Compensation DOE. NO CALLS PLEASE. Email cover letter and resume to Laurel Tawresey, Shelter Director, at ltawresey@safehouse-denver.org

Direct Support Professional for Community Day Prog

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
FRIENDS of Broomfield
Job posted on:
19 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
24 Jan 2017
Contact Name:
Jennifer Wright
Email:
Phone:
3034040123
Fax:
3034040132
 
Address:
11851 Saulsbury St, Broomfield, Colorado 80020
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Training/Education: - High school diploma or equivalent required. Knowledge, Skill and Ability: - Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to meet FRIENDS driving requirements. - General knowledge of developmental disabilities. - Demonstrated skill in working with adults with developmental disabilities. - Ability to engage in skilled interaction with people who require behavior development. - Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others. - Strong planning and organizational skills. - Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels. Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, assistive technology, etc. Working Environment/Physical Activities - Ability to lift 50 pounds. - Activities take place on site and within community settings. Requires ability to: Drive a vehicle 1-2 hours per day; walk and push wheelchairs; lift consumers during toileting, physical fitness classes, etc; bend to strap chairs into vehicles; fold and lift wheelchairs; carry supplies; work continuously for 3-4 hours each day. Physical activities often make up the majority of an 8 hour shift. - Ability to drive a large van and a bus with wheelchair lift. - Effective with shifting roles, responsibilities, and expectations in a changing environment. - Willingness and ability to respond to emergency situations as they arise.
General Job Description:
FRIENDS is seeking a highly motivated, energized and organized person to join us in supporting and advocating for adults with developmental disabilities within the community, fostering and supporting a two-way relationship of respect and dignity between members and others in the community. FRIENDS Day Program is a dynamic program for adults with developmental disabilities 18 and older. Enrolled participants arrive at the FRIENDS facility anticipating an active day consisting of scheduled recreational, educational or cultural activities; water aerobics, gymnastics, weight training, arts and dance classes and guided open space tours to name a few. Some of the activities are modified to accommodate the population’s needs and we are out in the fresh air as often as possible. FRIENDS of Broomfield is a non-profit organization Responsibilities - Provide direct support and supervision for Participants during day program hours in accordance with the Individual Plan. - Offer appropriate level of assistance to participants during the various activities (this may include being able to assist males in public restrooms or locker rooms) - Pick up and drop off of participants in company 15 passenger vehicle. - Maintain the structured program in a safe and friendly environment. - Help participants obtain and maintain daily living skills and work toward their fullest potential to foster independence. - Provide hands on support for therapeutic activities. - Provides for the health, safety and welfare of Participants. Attends to health and safety needs according to all Service Plans, regulations and FRIENDS departmental policies & procedures. This includes all HIPAA policies. This also includes medication administration, personal hygiene, and the performance of these during all services. - Deals effectively with crisis situations. - Completes all required training, including annual refreshers, in the appropriate timeframe. - Completes incidents reports for all reportable occurrences in a timely manner. - Works productively and cooperatively as a member of a team. - Provide support in management of emotional behaviors of participants. - Participates fully in classes and activities and may contribute to the development of such activities. Specifics - Available Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8:15am – 4:30pm (we can negotiate a part time or full time schedule) - Compensation: $12 per hour - PTO Available after 6 months of employment - No Medical, Dental, or Vision Benefits - Must have a clean FBI record and driving record - Experience a plus but not required - CPR and 1st Aid Required [within 30 days of employment] - Minimum age requirement is 21

Qualitative Research and Evaluation Associate

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Joining Vision and Action (JVA)
Job posted on:
18 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
28 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Nora Welch
Email:
Phone:
(303) 477-4896
Fax:
 
Address:
2465 Sheridan Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80214
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
What we’re looking for: • A deep passion for, and commitment to, community and social change • Someone who has both formal training and direct experience in designing, implementing, analyzing and reporting qualitative research • Exceptional oral and written communication, as well as presentation skills, and can effectively communicate to diverse audiences (i.e., from technical to general) • Someone who is an extraordinary relationship-builder, a fabulous problem solver and equally capable of high-level thinking and attention to detail • Someone who has a strong sense of integrity, demonstrates responsibility and accountability for work efforts and results, values ongoing learning and takes ownership for their own development • Someone who works effectively with co-workers, clients and others, in a team or individual setting, by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner, listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others • Bilingual in Spanish and English is strongly preferred
General Job Description:
JVA is looking for a bilingual (Spanish-English) qualitative program evaluator who wants to work with our amazing clients to help them understand community needs and assets, and demonstrate their impact. Our ideal person is passionate about community and social change, has formal training or education in evaluation and loves telling the stories of community through strong qualitative research (interviews, focus groups, etc.). This position will be working on mapping community needs and strengths; building our clients’ capacity for ongoing learning; and helping our clients to develop new strategies and to demonstrate their impact. To read the full position announcement and to apply, please visit: https://joiningvisionandaction.com/job/qualitative-research-evaluation-associate/

Investor Relations Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Job posted on:
18 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Stephanie Samano
Email:
Phone:
303-620-8021
Fax:
 
Address:
1445 Market Street, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated track record in sales and customer relations in a non-profit or business setting with a minimum of 7 years of experience in economic development industry with an emphasis in investor development, retention and fundraising or direct business experience, preferably in sales and customer service. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: SKILLS: Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills, strong business writing skills, thorough knowledge of MS Office software, including: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with customer databases such as Salesforce, Dynamics 365. Ability to develop relationships and inspire confidence, trust and respect from internal and external contacts, as well as maintaining a dialogue and open communications with them. Ability to convey information via highly discreet, trustworthy interactions internally and externally. Must exhibit excellent judgment regarding people and information. Ability to speak knowledgeably on economic development, public policy, and community issues. Excellent communication skills to include public speaking. Adept in making cold-calls. Familiarity with working in a non-profit setting and experience working in the Metro Denver and Northern Colorado business community preferred. Ability to work in teams as well as ability to recruit and manage volunteers. Willingness to pitch in on the small tasks as well as taking a lead on larger projects. Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to operate independently and proactively. Has a proven track record of closing deals and demonstrates the ability to facilitate professional relations and connect investors. Good command of the English language; sense of urgency when necessary; attention to detail and quality; excellent task follow through; ability to prioritize; dependability. EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, fax machine, AV equipment, printer, scanner and telephone system. WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal business office environment. Early mornings (7 a.m.) and some evening hours (approximately to 8 p.m.) will be required at various times each month. A reliable car is required to meet with potential members throughout the metro area and to travel to various functions. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Close of Business January 23, 2017 SALARY: $42,800 ANNUALLY PLUS RENEWALS & COMMISSIONS. A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL MAKE COMBINED BASE PAY AND COMMISSIONS OF $100,000+. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants should send a complete application including: - cover letter - resume - salary expectations Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. careers@denverchamber.org
General Job Description:
The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, is the nation’s first and only truly regional economic development entity in which many area economic development groups have joined together to represent, and further, the interests of an entire region. Our partners include 70 cities, counties and economic development organizations in the seven-county metro Denver and two-county Northern Colorado region. The Metro Denver EDC is responsible for global marketing and serves as a single point of contact for site selection in the region. POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for attracting new investors, investor retention, raising sponsorship dollars for events, and periodic capital campaigns. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Primary contact for existing and potential Metro Denver EDC investors and responsible for: • Recruiting new investors and retaining investors, according to the Metro Denver EDC annual budget and annual goals set in the Investor Relations Director annual commission plan. The commission plan is reviewed annually. • Preparing annual strategy and implementation plan for investor recruitment and retention in conjunction with Metro Denver EDC CEO and Vice President. • Key liaison between senior leadership and key investors. • Lead strategy and implementation role for Metro Denver EDC capital campaigns. • Run all investor programs including sponsorships for all Metro Denver EDC events. • Monitor investor representation on Metro Denver EDC Executive Committee, Board of Governors, industry coalition, and committee assignments to maximize investor engagement. • Provide all on-going, communication with investors through one-on-one meetings, telephone conversations, investor briefings, and communication materials (printed and electronic). • Retain existing investors and manage investor involvement through monthly contact and personalized service. • Engage Chamber/Metro Denver EDC leadership and staff in recruitment and retention efforts. Responsible for Investor Relations Communications and Database Management • Develops and implements communication plan annually. • Assists CEO and staff in public speaking engagements whenever necessary to market the Metro Denver EDC to the community and its partners. • Creates investor printed and electronic marketing and informational materials for recruitment and retention. • Manages and maintains investor database with the most current investor information, including primary and secondary contacts, addresses, and committee preferences. Responsible for Investor Events • Responsible for sponsorship fundraising and investor relations management for all Metro Denver EDC events. • Manages Investor outreach by taking a lead role in holiday party, investor monthly luncheons, annual new company/CEO reception, and other activities to ensure investor engagement. Responsible for Investor Revenue Management • Maintains detailed investor financials showing status of accounts receivable, and investor retention. • Responsible for investor billing, managing statements, and invoices. • Coordinates with Vice President budgeting and accounting of investor revenues. Assists the Vice President, CEO and Chamber Executive staff as appropriate as well as the Chamber and Metro Denver EDC staff as needed Other duties as assigned

Investor Relations Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Job posted on:
18 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Stephanie Samano
Email:
Phone:
303-620-8021
Fax:
 
Address:
1445 Market Street, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated track record in sales and customer relations in a non-profit or business setting with a minimum of 7 years of experience in economic development industry with an emphasis in investor development, retention and fundraising or direct business experience, preferably in sales and customer service. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: SKILLS: Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills, strong business writing skills, thorough knowledge of MS Office software, including: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with customer databases such as Salesforce, Dynamics 365. Ability to develop relationships and inspire confidence, trust and respect from internal and external contacts, as well as maintaining a dialogue and open communications with them. Ability to convey information via highly discreet, trustworthy interactions internally and externally. Must exhibit excellent judgment regarding people and information. Ability to speak knowledgeably on economic development, public policy, and community issues. Excellent communication skills to include public speaking. Adept in making cold-calls. Familiarity with working in a non-profit setting and experience working in the Metro Denver and Northern Colorado business community preferred. Ability to work in teams as well as ability to recruit and manage volunteers. Willingness to pitch in on the small tasks as well as taking a lead on larger projects. Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to operate independently and proactively. Has a proven track record of closing deals and demonstrates the ability to facilitate professional relations and connect investors. Good command of the English language; sense of urgency when necessary; attention to detail and quality; excellent task follow through; ability to prioritize; dependability. EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, fax machine, AV equipment, printer, scanner and telephone system. WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal business office environment. Early mornings (7 a.m.) and some evening hours (approximately to 8 p.m.) will be required at various times each month. A reliable car is required to meet with potential members throughout the metro area and to travel to various functions. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Close of Business January 23, 2017 SALARY: $42,800 ANNUALLY PLUS RENEWALS & COMMISSIONS. A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL MAKE COMBINED BASE PAY AND COMMISSIONS OF $100,000+. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants should send a complete application including: - cover letter - resume - salary expectations Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. careers@denverchamber.org
General Job Description:
The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, is the nation’s first and only truly regional economic development entity in which many area economic development groups have joined together to represent, and further, the interests of an entire region. Our partners include 70 cities, counties and economic development organizations in the seven-county metro Denver and two-county Northern Colorado region. The Metro Denver EDC is responsible for global marketing and serves as a single point of contact for site selection in the region. POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for attracting new investors, investor retention, raising sponsorship dollars for events, and periodic capital campaigns. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Primary contact for existing and potential Metro Denver EDC investors and responsible for: • Recruiting new investors and retaining investors, according to the Metro Denver EDC annual budget and annual goals set in the Investor Relations Director annual commission plan. The commission plan is reviewed annually. • Preparing annual strategy and implementation plan for investor recruitment and retention in conjunction with Metro Denver EDC CEO and Vice President. • Key liaison between senior leadership and key investors. • Lead strategy and implementation role for Metro Denver EDC capital campaigns. • Run all investor programs including sponsorships for all Metro Denver EDC events. • Monitor investor representation on Metro Denver EDC Executive Committee, Board of Governors, industry coalition, and committee assignments to maximize investor engagement. • Provide all on-going, communication with investors through one-on-one meetings, telephone conversations, investor briefings, and communication materials (printed and electronic). • Retain existing investors and manage investor involvement through monthly contact and personalized service. • Engage Chamber/Metro Denver EDC leadership and staff in recruitment and retention efforts. Responsible for Investor Relations Communications and Database Management • Develops and implements communication plan annually. • Assists CEO and staff in public speaking engagements whenever necessary to market the Metro Denver EDC to the community and its partners. • Creates investor printed and electronic marketing and informational materials for recruitment and retention. • Manages and maintains investor database with the most current investor information, including primary and secondary contacts, addresses, and committee preferences. Responsible for Investor Events • Responsible for sponsorship fundraising and investor relations management for all Metro Denver EDC events. • Manages Investor outreach by taking a lead role in holiday party, investor monthly luncheons, annual new company/CEO reception, and other activities to ensure investor engagement. Responsible for Investor Revenue Management • Maintains detailed investor financials showing status of accounts receivable, and investor retention. • Responsible for investor billing, managing statements, and invoices. • Coordinates with Vice President budgeting and accounting of investor revenues. Assists the Vice President, CEO and Chamber Executive staff as appropriate as well as the Chamber and Metro Denver EDC staff as needed Other duties as assigned

Chief Executive Officer

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
Job posted on:
17 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2017
Contact Name:
Leah Parsons
Email:
Phone:
3036208056
Fax:
 
Address:
1445 Market Street, 4th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Skills and Traits • Strong commitment to the Metro Denver EDC’s mission and vision. • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of economic development. • Cares deeply about the impact of the organization and our diverse community. • Ability to think big and know how to turn those ideas into action with sustainable initiatives. • Excellent marketing, promotion, and public relations skills that enhance the identity of the Metro Denver region as the optimum business location. • Commitment to diversity and representation in our region. • Possesses the gravitas to collaborate with business leaders and political players and engage in meaningful and impactful work for the Metro Denver EDC and the community. • The ability to work with multiple constituencies building trust and mutual respect. • Proven success in managerial, leadership, and motivational skills. • Excellent public speaking and PR skills. • Candidates must have an established track record of successful negotiation and sales skills. • A visionary who believes in possibilities. • Has the understanding and the capability to assist the Chamber and/or other entities create or defeat public policy that impacts the economic sustainability of the Metro Denver region. • An authentic and experienced leader with both personal and professional integrity. • A strategist and an implementer. • The passion and drive to achieve results. • A team player; able to work in partnership with chamber staff, members, and local and regional allies. Experience • Experience (10 - 15 years) in a senior leadership role. • Economic Development experience desirable, but not required. • Experience working with multiple constituencies, entities, and community partners is preferred. • Experience in developing or leading public policy initiatives. • Preferred knowledge of the Metro Denver market.
General Job Description:
Position Overview Successfully lead the Metro Denver EDC to achieve its mission and vision through strategic leadership and expertise in economic development. The position will focus on international and national branding, regional cooperation, targeted economic development marketing and business attraction, retention and expansion. Key Initiatives The Metro Denver EDC serves as the “brand manager” for the Metro Denver region. It conducts coordinated marketing, promotional, and communications campaigns to position the region as the best place to do business with a strategic emphasis on the nine targeted industry clusters which include; aerospace, aviation, beverage production, bioscience, broadcasting & telecommunications, energy, financial services, healthcare and wellness, and information technology-software. Regional Collaboration – The Metro Denver EDC meets measurement-driven outcomes while fostering public/private partnerships throughout the entire region. The organization serves as a single point of contact within the region for outside business prospects, manages a unified prospect management system for economic development partners, maintains regional and statewide economic data, and advocates for public policy that enhances the economic health of the region. Research/Information Development – The Metro Denver EDC is the go-to resource for business research and economic data for the region and the state. Responsibilities- • Work with the Metro Denver EDC Board and the Denver Metro Chamber to create a strategic plan that identifies and addresses key economic priorities for our region. • Work closely with our community partners to develop more international flights to advance global business. • Develop an ongoing process to measure progress on key priorities. This will include establishing comparisons with peer regions and defining benchmarks to measure progress and deliver results. • Maintain open communication with local, regional, and state partners to ensure awareness of economic development efforts. • Serve as member of the Denver Metro Chamber Executive Team. • Establish and maintain close working relationship with Metro Denver EDC investors, chamber staff, regional economic development groups, and other allied groups. • In conjunction with the Vice President of the Metro Denver EDC, plan and maintain the annual budget. • Work with the Senior Director of Marketing to effectively communicate and achieve the Metro Denver EDC’s mission, vision and goals. • Ensure the economic development staff is selected, trained and supervised in a manner that creates high professional standards, fosters mutual respect, promotes professional growth, and effectively meets and enhances the Metro Denver EDC’s and the Chamber’s objectives. • This position will at times require them to travel both within the U.S. and internationally on behalf of the Metro Denver EDC. • Oversee and manage the program and Directors of the Colorado Aviation Coalition, Colorado Space Coalition, Colorado Investment Services Coalition, and the Colorado Energy Coalition.

Development Assistant (Contractor)

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Project Sanctuary
Job posted on:
17 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
15 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Kara Pappas
Email:
Phone:
720-561-9193
Fax:
 
Address:
PO Box 1563, Granby (home/remote workspace opportunity), Colorado 80446
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education/Experience: • Minimum of two years demonstrated database management experience required; Donor Snap, Salesforce, and Greater Giving experience helpful • Minimum of two years proven experience and high proficiency in MS Excel, proficiency with MS Office applications and other computer skills • Experience with document-sharing platforms, such as Dropbox • Minimum of one year organizational and project management skills • Demonstrated exemplary customer service experience • Proven excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication • Proven strong attention to detail Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Exhibits proven exemplary customer service in all interactions; proven and effective interpersonal communication skills; high level of accuracy, flexibility and ability to meet tight deadlines; ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks; confidence in soliciting donations; excellent computer skills, able to enter data quickly and accurately; ability to identify donor prospects; strong organizational skills; ability to work cooperatively as a team member; ability to effectively train and manage volunteers; ability to exercise sound judgment in all circumstances especially when working with confidential information
General Job Description:
The development assistant position is an independent contractor position, offering such benefits as a flexible work schedule and work-from-home/remote workspace environment. Hours are 20 per week at an hourly rate of $12/hour (negotiable, depending upon experience). The Development Assistant maintains Project Sanctuary’s donor database, processes and acknowledges all donor contributions, assists with special events and provides administrative support to the department. Major Duties and Responsibilities: • Gift Entry/Acknowledgement o Processes all donor contributions; generates and mails acknowledgement materials and thank you letters in accordance with Project Sanctuary’s Gift Acknowledgement Protocol o Drafts and updates donor-centered acknowledgement letters demonstrating effects of donors’ gifts on organization o Tracks in-kind contributions and maintains records of in-kind donations o Maintains donor records and constituent profiles • Fundraising Event Assistance o Assists with administrative responsibilities for O.P.S. Gala o Generates solicitation mailing lists; tracks and processes transactions for specific events as needed o Assists with logistical and administrative components of events as needed throughout the event process, which may include meeting minutes and solicitation/acknowledgement letter updates o Supervises volunteers o Serves as an agency representative at fundraising events • Database Maintenance and Reporting o Creates accurate donor reports, produces mailing lists and queries o Assists with updating donor information based on information gathered through department cultivation and stewardship activities o Responsible for notifying Chief Development Officer of major, recurring, and planned gift prospects based on giving patterns and activities o Assists with donor research activities o Enters data and runs reports, including departmental reconcile information • Other o Assist in replying to department emails o Assist with invitations and logistics of development outreach, cultivation and stewardship activities including arranging donor retreat visits, meetings, and presentations o Assists with the development of newsletters and other informational publications o Administers departmental bulk and other mailings o Oversees departmental supply inventory (ie. identity package, labels, etc.) o May participate in annual and strategic long range planning; responsible for achieving departmental goals in related sub-categories o Other duties as assigned Work Environment: Development assistant will work remotely, and must have regular access to reliable office equipment, including computer, printer/scanner, and telephone. Reliable transportation to travel bi-weekly to weekly in and around the Colorado Front Range communities is required.

Development Assistant

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Project Sanctuary
Job posted on:
17 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
15 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Kara Pappas
Email:
Phone:
720-561-9193
Fax:
 
Address:
PO Box 1563, Granby, Colorado 80446
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education/Experience: • Minimum of two years demonstrated database management experience required; Donor Snap, Salesforce, and Greater Giving experience helpful • Minimum of two years proven experience and high proficiency in MS Excel, proficiency with MS Office applications and other computer skills • Experience with document-sharing platforms, such as Dropbox • Minimum of one year organizational and project management skills • Demonstrated exemplary customer service experience • Proven excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication • Proven strong attention to detail Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Exhibits proven exemplary customer service in all interactions; proven and effective interpersonal communication skills; high level of accuracy, flexibility and ability to meet tight deadlines; ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks; confidence in soliciting donations; excellent computer skills, able to enter data quickly and accurately; ability to identify donor prospects; strong organizational skills; ability to work cooperatively as a team member; ability to effectively train and manage volunteers; ability to exercise sound judgment in all circumstances especially when working with confidential information
General Job Description:
The Development Assistant maintains Project Sanctuary’s donor database, processes and acknowledges all donor contributions, assists with special events and provides administrative support to the department. Major Duties and Responsibilities: • Gift Entry/Acknowledgement o Processes all donor contributions; generates and mails acknowledgement materials and thank you letters in accordance with Project Sanctuary’s Gift Acknowledgement Protocol o Drafts and updates donor-centered acknowledgement letters demonstrating effects of donors’ gifts on organization o Tracks in-kind contributions and maintains records of in-kind donations o Maintains donor records and constituent profiles • Fundraising Event Assistance o Assists with administrative responsibilities for O.P.S. Gala o Generates solicitation mailing lists; tracks and processes transactions for specific events as needed o Assists with logistical and administrative components of events as needed throughout the event process, which may include meeting minutes and solicitation/acknowledgement letter updates o Supervises volunteers o Serves as an agency representative at fundraising events • Database Maintenance and Reporting o Creates accurate donor reports, produces mailing lists and queries o Assists with updating donor information based on information gathered through department cultivation and stewardship activities o Responsible for notifying Chief Development Officer of major, recurring, and planned gift prospects based on giving patterns and activities o Assists with donor research activities o Enters data and runs reports, including departmental reconcile information • Other o Assist in replying to department emails o Assist with invitations and logistics of development outreach, cultivation and stewardship activities including arranging donor retreat visits, meetings, and presentations o Assists with the development of newsletters and other informational publications o Administers departmental bulk and other mailings o Oversees departmental supply inventory (ie. identity package, labels, etc.) o May participate in annual and strategic long range planning; responsible for achieving departmental goals in related sub-categories o Other duties as assigned

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Colorado Disability Benefits Support Program
Job posted on:
12 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
03 Apr 2017
Contact Name:
Richard Male
Email:
Phone:
303-355-2919
Fax:
 
Address:
3532 Franklin Street, Suite S, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Leadership • Establish annual and long-term fundraising goals, including revenue targets and strategies to achieve goals • Build, sustain, and operationalize the organization’s financial sustainability, credibility and influence • Successfully implement the programs, projects and activities of the organization • Lead the organization’s response to emerging issues and opportunities • Build effective working relationships with key stakeholder groups • Represent the organization externally in Colorado and nationally through presentations, written communication, phone calls, etc. • Provide leadership to personnel through effective goal setting, delegation, and communication • Conduct weekly staff meetings and set a tone and leadership style of a “learning organization” supporting transformational leadership, involvement in decisions, supportive and warm workplace environment Governance • Work directly with the Board of Directors and subcommittees of the Board • Assure regular monitoring and revision to the program plan, as needed • Maintain positive relationships with the Board of Directors • Assist in the building, expanding and functioning of the Board of Directors • Apprise the Board of risks to the organization • Assure an annual independent audit in coordination with the Finance Committee • Implement an annual assessment and evaluation of the programs, infrastructure and systems of the organization • Support the Board of Directors in identifying and activating their roles in fundraising and resource development activities Management • Recruit, hire, supervise and retain competent staff • Establish and maintain a culture of high quality service and performance • Mentor and develop staff to maximize staff potential • Review and evaluate staff performance • Create systems for ongoing data collection appropriate for both evaluation and trending • Maintain appropriate balance between high quality individual services and creation of training and support systems to enable other non-profits and individuals to navigate these systems given the limited resources for support Operations/Finance • Increase the quality and efficiency of the infrastructure for the organization • Monitor and maintain a strong financial position for the organization • Assure excellent financial accountability policies and practices • Ensure compliance with all laws, policies, procedures, agreements and contracts • Develop, for the Board’s approval, annual operating and capital budgets • Raise funds and develop revenue sources to support and grow the organization Programs • Submit all information, reports and records as requested or required by the foundation, funding agencies and/or the board of directors • Oversee, assess and evaluation the implementation of the programs • Execute the vision and the plan as outlined in the approved budget and grant proposal • Develop and implement operational plans, policies, and goals that further strategic objectives ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • Ensures services are inclusive to individuals with any disability, and promotes inclusion across race, gender and other areas • Initiates and facilitates progress toward achieving organizational goals and project objectives to operate the DBS program on a statewide basis • Under the supervision of the DBS Board Directors Chair, the Executive Director shares the role of chief organizational spokesperson on disability advocacy issues and communicates with other local and statewide stakeholders, including government entities • Hires and supervises all staff; ensures that proper personnel documentation is adhered to • Ensures that effective training of Disability Benefits Advocates is provided and that a quality control mechanism is initiated • Ensures that all operating and human resources policies and procedures are created • Responsible for attaining fundraising objectives as set by the DBS Board Directors • Responsible for developing a quality control mechanism that also serves as a management tool • Responsible for monitoring of all consultants and service providers as approved by the DBS Board Directors • Responsible for developing and monitoring budgets in conjunction with the DBS Finance Committee QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability desired. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Preferred Qualifications: • Five years of successful senior level experience in supervising staff, working with Boards of Directors, and volunteers in nonprofit organizations • Three to five years of demonstrated fundraising success and experience using diverse fundraising strategies including: private foundations, government grants and/or contracts, corporate and individual donors • Demonstrated history and passion for the organization’s mission • Demonstrated ability to network, build meaningful relationships and effectively communicate organizational mission • Personal experience with people with disabilities • Thrives in an organization of rapid growth, change, and uncertain conditions • Basic understanding of Social Security programs for people with disabilities (desirable) Flexibility, Versatility, and Responsiveness: • This position requires a highly skilled self-starter with excellent time-management and problem-solving skills • Ability to define problems, collect and interpret data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Ability to initiate projects and work under the direction of the Board of Directors • Ability to prioritize competing demands • Ability to receive, analyze and distribute time sensitive information; complete work within tight deadlines • Ability to resolve interpersonal conflicts, and work with frequent interruptions • Ability to develop and implement procedures, plans and projects under the direction of the Board of Directors • Ability to handle stress Communication and Interpersonal Skills: • Ability to clearly develop and articulate the Board of Directors’ operating and policy positions, as well as present information regarding issues affecting people with disabilities seeking benefits in Colorado • Ability to communicate concisely, completely, and coherently orally and in writing • Ability to facilitate communication between and among the DBS Board of Directors, staff, consultants, and contractors as well as the various groups that make up the state-wide disability community • Ability to communicate with individuals who have diverging perceptions of the issues Education and Experience • Bachelor’s degree required, with five years of experience; Master's level degree in disability or nonprofit management/leadership-related field • Background in fundraising and resource development • Prior experience working with nonprofit organizations and Boards of Directors Other Skills and Abilities (desirable) • Ability to communicate with people with disabilities • Knowledge of the concepts/philosophy of consumer empowerment • Ability to work with DBS Board Directors as well as ability to facilitate conflict resolution • Ability to work as a member of a team. Expected to work effectively with others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others • Ability to work evenings, occasional weekend and to travel periodically throughout Colorado, and arrange his/her necessary transportation • Knowledge of relevant stakeholders in disability benefits issues (e.g. consumers, disability organizations, state and local government agencies, Social Security and government health insurance programs) • Knowledge of disability legislation on the state and federal level • Ability to operate in an electronic office environment • Ability to delegate responsibilities and monitor completion of tasks • Ability to develop and monitor budgets • Knowledge of and ability to comply with non-profit business practices Physical Demands: No physical demands are anticipated, other than those described above. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Work Environment: The work environment is a typical office environment. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Some travel is required. Compensation A competitive salary and benefit package, commensurate with experience will be offered.
General Job Description:
Under the direction of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Disability Benefits Support Program (DBS) the Executive Director will carry out the vision, mission and goals of DBS to funders, policy makers, staff and persons with disabilities. Requiring significant creativity and leadership, this position will implement the strategic plan for providing benefits acquisition services across the state. The Executive Director is the primary lead in funding acquisition, relationship building and maintenance for the growth and continuation of the program. The Executive Director develops and leads the Leadership Team, and facilitates the hiring of staff to further this emerging statewide service. The Executive Director will facilitate the transition of the organization from a relatively new organization (five years old) to a sustainable, continuing administrative structure that supports and promotes the philosophy of empowerment, self-help and full participation of persons with disabilities. The Director crafts, plans and monitors budgets, and ensures effective flow of communication between the organization, the Board of Directors, staff, consumers and other stakeholders.

Conservatory Operations Manager

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
Colorado Conservatory of Dance
Job posted on:
11 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Mar 2017
Contact Name:
Juls Bicki
Email:
Phone:
303.466.5685
Fax:
 
Address:
3001 Industrial Ln. #12, Broomfield, Colorado 80020
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES • Student tuition management – Tuition coordination, tracking and payment processing • Facility management – Responsible for all aspects of our facility including open and close, cleanliness, upkeep and supplies • Staffing – Ensure adequate staffing for all non-teacher roles • Ticketing – Manage setup of events, ticket coordination and printing • Bookkeeping – Track and pay bills, manage donations, sales, cash flow, invoicing and deposits, adhere to budget • Front of house management at live events – Manage volunteers and staff, handle ticket sales and distribution, manage merchandise sales • Deadline and deliverable management – Ensure efficient, timely and accurate operations of all aspects of the organization, including staffing, phones, facility, etc. REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS • Excellent organizational skills • Self-starter; able to determine on a daily basis how best to prioritize, set goals and continually reprioritize based on business needs • Bright disposition and positive attitude; resilient • Computer proficiency and comfortable with Internet • Bookkeeping experience required; direct experience with QuickBooks preferred • Experience with DonorSnap and/or Dance Studio Pro desired
General Job Description:
Colorado Conservatory of Dance is seeking a Conservatory Operations Manager to run the day to day operations of our organization. We have a great group of students, successful community outreach activities and a fantastic staff of creative instructors and amazing volunteers. The only piece missing is a passionate operations person who can keep us humming every day. As a 501(c)3 we are seeking a highly motivated individual with great organizational skills, lots of energy and a passion for the arts. The ideal candidate will manage the details of our business and institute a level of excellence, dedication and attention to detail commensurate with our excellence in dance. This job operates out of our conservatory headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado.

Director of Development and Marketing

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Disability Law Colorado
Job posted on:
11 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Mar 2017
Contact Name:
Sharon Knight
Email:
Phone:
303-513-7003
Fax:
 
Address:
455 Sherman Street, Suite 130, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Understanding and strong demonstration of success with fundraising at all levels, superior ethics, donor stewardship and accountability is required. • Minimum 3 years’ experience soliciting funding from a variety of sources, including individuals, foundations, business, civic groups, faith-based organizations and work-place giving programs is expected. • Excellent speaking, writing, listening and interpersonal skills, in order to establish relationships and work with diverse audiences, is required. Skill with crafting and delivering persuasive stories is preferred. • Ability to engage other staff, community members and volunteers is important. • Ability to effectively manage several projects at one time is essential. • Keen ability to develop and implement short-term and long-terms plans is critical. Evaluation and use of outcome data to drive revision for continual improvement is very important. • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs and comfort with social media and web-based communication tools essential. Experience with videography a plus. Experience with fundraising software essential and knowledge of the Data Bank software desirable. • Understanding of basic business and sales principles preferred. Understanding of the publishing industry a plus. • Ability to work flexible hours when needed. • Familiarity with Colorado’s philanthropic community preferred. • Bachelor’s Degree required. • Some overnight travel across Colorado expected.
General Job Description:
Disability Law Colorado, a well-established advocacy organization, has an immediate opening for a Director of Development and Marketing. This exciting position provides leadership for all development functions of Disability Law Colorado as well as being the point person and marketing manager for publications produced by the organization under the name of Mighty Rights Press. The Director has overall responsibility for planning, implementation, documentation and evaluation of the fundraising programs. Development functions for the organization include outreach and stewardship for funds received from individual donors, foundations, business, work-place giving programs, faith-based sources and special events. The Director raises approximately $200,000 or 8% of the organization’s budget. The Director will also coordinate staff associated with the agency’s publications. The agency currently produces five publications. There may be opportunity for additional books, support materials and complementary workshops. The customer base for current publications is stable, but with ample room to grow. Areas of Responsibility: • Identification, cultivation and stewardship of all fundraising to support Disability Law Colorado programs and services from foundations, corporations, individuals, civic organizations, work-place giving, faith-based sources and special events. • Design and facilitate annual and long-term strategic fundraising plans, stewardship plans, moves management strategy and cross-over into the organizational strategic plan. • Engage the board in fundraising, identification of new donors, re-capture of past lapsed donors and moving donors to the next level of engagement. • Prepare monthly reports of fundraising activities and accomplishments for the Board of Directors. • Prepare written materials, including correspondence, solicitation materials, acknowledgements and regular communications for fundraising and as part of the stewardship program. • Work closely with staff on messaging and communications – via print, electronic, video and web-based strategies – to engage current and/or potential donors and the broader community. • Develop a strategy to identify new publications and update current materials to meet community need and provide consistent earned income through Mighty Rights Press. • Drive advertising and marketing promotional activities including social media, mobile, mail, e-mail, web, telemarketing, and print. Monitor social media web analytics on a weekly basis (e.g. page views, twitter followers). Provide reports of growth and other activity. Utilize search engine optimization strategies. • Utilize competitive research and innovative techniques to build an effective marketing plan to increase sales of books. • Research industry-specific sites (blogs, forums, etc.) for product reviews, customer comments, and other relevant marketing information to continually improve reach and impact of marketing plan. • Supervise interns and other staff as assigned. • Participate in staff meetings, program meetings, and other meetings as appropriate. A full position announcement may be found at SharonKnightConsulting.com

Director of Development

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Mile High Ministries
Job posted on:
11 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
15 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Jeff Johnsen
Email:
Phone:
7203771103
Fax:
 
Address:
913 N. Wyandot, Denver, Colorado 80204-3801
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Job Requirements: • A minimum of five years fundraising experience as an inspiring and visionary leader who consistently meets revenue goals. • Able to integrate the MHM mission, vision and values both personally and professionally. • Leads from a development philosophy rooted in the spirituality of fundraising and generosity. • Must have a heart for both the underserved and the well-resourced, understanding their needs and able to develop meaningful relationships with both. • Experience in the cultivation and stewardship of major donors and high net worth individuals. • An effective communicator and a great story teller, able to inspire generosity and gratitude. • Confident and fearless when asking for money. • Experienced in the use of development-focused data tools (e.g. Bloomerang, QuickBooks, Excel). • Professional in demeanor and appearance. • Experienced in creating annual fund development plans with a knowledge of diversified funding sources. • Experienced in budget creation and oversight. • Able to work well in a mission-driven team environment, and to build and lead a high performing development team. Terms: This is a full-time position. Salary and benefits are available upon request, and can be anticipated to be typical of comparable organizations of our size and geography, as detailed in the 2016 Salary and Benefits Survey of the Colorado Nonprofit Association. Please send a resume along with a cover letter to Jeff Johnsen, Executive Director, at jjohnsen@milehighmin.org. We’ll do our best to respond to all inquiries within a week. Although it is not required, feel free to send an example of your writing/communication skills (e.g. an appeal you wrote, a video project that you managed, or interviews with the press).
General Job Description:
Purpose: Build organizational capacity by raising funds for Mile High Ministries’ Community Development Fund, which is the heart of our effort to accomplish our mission: Mile High Ministries seeks the peace of our city through the creative, compassionate and prayerful development of people and communities. MHM is both a spiritual community and a non-profit organization. As a spiritual community, we pursue practices that encourage personal transformation and lifestyles of generosity, peace, and self-emptying love. “Act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.” (Micah 6:8) The Director of Development is a spiritual leader at Mile High Ministries, and must be able to integrate our mission, vision, and values both personally and professionally. As a non-profit organization, we put our ideals into action through the best practices of community development efforts like supportive housing, legal services, job training, leadership development and more. It takes hard work and creativity to raise the funds to make all of this possible, and to do so in a way that reflects and strengthens our deeply-held values. It is imperative for the Director of Development at Mile High Ministries to share that commitment. Primary Responsibilities: The Director of Development is responsible for creating and implementing the annual fundraising plan for the Community Development Fund (approximately $1.4 million). This fund includes the general operations of the organization, as well as our supportive residential programs (the largest of which, Joshua Station, raises about $850,000/year). The fundraising plan includes annual gifts, major gifts, foundations, events, business and church donations. Fund Development • Successfully develop and implement the annual fundraising plan (plus longer-term plans) to achieve revenue goals. • Lead and manage the team securing annual fund gifts, major gifts, foundation, church and corporate donations • Cultivate major gifts and high net worth individuals • Build annual giving through retention and acquisition strategies • Manage all aspects of the grant program for the Community Development Fund, including foundation relationships and grant submission and reporting • Provide strategic leadership for all events and gatherings • Work with the Executive Director, program directors and development staff, and capital campaign staff/contractors to manage major donor relationships • Manage state registration and renewals • Keep abreast of trends in fundraising and best practices Organizational • Inspire a culture of gratitude and generosity among the board, staff, volunteers and donors • Insure that the development team is well integrated with other programs and staff • Provide fundraising and marketing counsel and training for affiliate programs (programs that operate under the MHM organizational umbrella) • Work with the ED and DO to create annual organizational budget and set revenue goals for the Community Development Fund and core programs. • Provide counsel regarding strategic growth opportunities and potential funding sources • Practically equip the MHM staff to be effective ambassadors for MHM and assist with fundraising • Reinforce the brand, mission, vision and strategic priorities among the MHM board and staff Organizational Relationships: • Reports to the Executive Director and is accountable for job performance and time. • Is a member of the senior leadership team. • Works closely with the Director of Operations and Finance. • Works closely with the Director of Communications to optimize fundraising through social media and to insure that all donor communication is well integrated with overall organizational communication. • Works closely with the Board of Directors, specifically the development committee. Typically attends Board of Director meetings and reports on development goals and strategy. • Leads and manages the organization’s development team (events manager, database manager, administrative assistant, contracted grant-writers), and supports the coordinated efforts of the development staff of member programs. • Works closely with member programs and capital campaign staff/contractors to insure coordination and proper stewardship of major donor relationships.

Canvasser

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
COLOR
Job posted on:
11 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
20 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Alicia Ybarra
Email:
Phone:
3033930382
Fax:
3033167772
 
Address:
PO box 40991, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
*Must be over 18 years old *Must have excellent communication and people skills; must be comfortable speaking with strangers and people from different backgrounds *Ability to work with other staff and canvassers in a team *Ability to work under deadlines *Experience in phone or door-to-door canvassing is a plus *Political campaign experience is a plus *Spanish language competency is a plus *Opportunities for a lead canvasser position for someone who demonstrate additional experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. No prior experience is required.
General Job Description:
Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR) is dedicated to building a movement of Latinas, their families and allies through leadership development, organizing and advocacy to create opportunity to achieve Reproductive Justice. The legislative advocacy Spring 2017 canvassing push will serve to activate targeted constituencies around legislatives policies that support all women’s reproductive autonomy and access to a full range of quality and affordable reproductive health care services during the 2017 legislative session. COLOR is seeking professional and outgoing individuals to conduct phone canvassing in the afternoon and early evenings, part-time, from February 20th – March 3rd. You must be high-energy, be a good communicator, and dedicated to the values and political mission of COLOR. Please visit www.colorlatina.org to obtain further background information on the organization. COLOR is a nonpartisan 501 c 3 organization and does not endorse any political candidate and has no political affiliation. No prior experience is required. Responsibilities *Educate and engage voters through phone canvassing using the Voter Activation Network (VAN) predictive dialer. *Complete daily and weekly reports on progress and meet all goals and metrics *Effectively use technology tools to ensure accurate and timely data entry *Participate and complete all required training

Program Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Colorado Association of Transit Agencies
Job posted on:
10 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
30 Jan 2017
Contact Name:
Ariane Bergen
Email:
Phone:
3038395197
Fax:
 
Address:
110 16th St, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Advanced proficiency in Microsoft suite, Gmail, Google Docs and Adobe Acrobat -Experience with Adobe InDesign, database programs and WordPress -Ability to speak and write in a professional manner appropriate for government agencies, businesses, media, and other associations on the local, state and national levels -Extremely organized with good time management skills Desired Education and Experience -Event management experiences a plus -Experience prioritizing a varied workload and ability to learn new skills as needed -Attention to detail -Excellent customer service skills
General Job Description:
CASTA Seeks Program Support We are the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA) – a small, busy, cheerful trade association located in downtown Denver. We are looking for a professional who works hard and wants to be part of a team. The ideal candidate will be reliable, take pride in providing day-to-day program support for the organization, take initiative in finding new and more efficient ways to manage CASTA programs, provide some administrative support for Executive Directors and will be able to work on multiple responsibilities with light supervision. Timely and consistent attendance is essential. This is a full time position with work hours from 8 am – 5 pm Monday thru Friday. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Database Management (25%) -Maintain database of agencies and businesses -Input and track registration for two annual conferences and several regional trainings and events throughout the year Communication (25%) -Maintain CASTA website (WordPress) -Assist in CASTA’s social media efforts -In conjunction with the Program Managern, format and send out CASTA newsletters using Constant Contact Training (25%) -Organize materials and manage logistics for trainings, board meetings and other projects as assigned, both in Denver and throughout the state -Prepare packages for outgoing mail for training program -Assist with planning and execution of two annual in-state conferences. Must be able to say at conference locations during conference weeks -Manage National Safety Council account that provides training materials and licensing for transit trainers throughout the state -Maintain accurate records for training scholarship program Office Management (15%) -Respond promptly to emails, phone calls and letters from members, organizations and other interested parties -Develop and implement solutions to typical office management challenges, including ordering and tracking supplies, technology support (with IT assistance), and researching new office systems -Open, read, sort, prioritize and distribute incoming mail Executive Director and Board Support (10%) -Make travel arrangements for the Executive Directors and document arrangements -Coordinate the calendars of the Executive Directors, including locating and providing maps, directions, and contact information -Provide support in writing correspondence, tracking responses, creating surveys, and other special projects as appropriate -Provide support for Board members including putting together quarterly meeting packets, scheduling meetings and tracking minutes Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds Work Environment -Normal office environment including telephone and telephone conference calls -Some evening and weekend work and travel related to both conferences required -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, CASTA does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, national origin, or gender. -The dress code is mostly business casual. -The two conferences and some other days will require professional dress We like to work hard but efficiently, have fun, and make the world a little better place for the people we come in contact with If this sounds good to you, submit a cover letter and resume to Ariane Bergen at arianeb@coloradotransit.com. Pay $32,000 – $35,000. Benefits include an ECO pass, 11 holidays a year and 2 weeks PTO. Close Date When we have found the right fit for our organization and staff!

Part-time Volunteer Coordinator

Job Type:
Volunteer Coordinator
Agency:
Integrated Family Community Services
Job posted on:
10 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
15 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Sandra Blythe-Perry
Email:
Phone:
303-789-0501
Fax:
303-789-3808
 
Address:
3370 S. Irving Street, Englewood, Colorado 80110
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Part-time position. This position requires candidate to have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus 2-5 years of experience in volunteer management, preferable with a non-profit organization, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge and experience requirements. Strong interpersonal, communication, computer, database, and organizational skills. Effective written and verbal skills. Must be available to work evenings, Saturdays or Sundays as needed.
General Job Description:
This position is responsible for: •Coordinating the organization's volunteer program by performing volunteer outreach to the community. Interviewing, screening, and placing volunteers in appropriate programs and activities. Preparing volunteer training. Conducting volunteer orientation and training sessions. Supervising and managing volunteers as required and needed for programs, special events, and activities. •Maintaining volunteer records, database, statistics, and Volunteer Handbook. Implementing volunteer appreciation and recognition program. Maintaining and evaluating volunteer activities to recruit new volunteers and to retain on-going volunteers. •Monitoring and assessing volunteer satisfaction and implementing program improvements where needed. Working with staff to handle any volunteer concerns or issues. Providing ongoing communication, support, and guidance for volunteers. •Contributing volunteer related articles for the newsletter and attending committee meetings. HOW TO APPLY Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome. IFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history via email to: Executive Director, sandrabp@ifcs.org, or fax: 303.789.3808 by February 3, 2017. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Bluff Lake Nature Center
Job posted on:
06 Jan 2017
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2017
Contact Name:
Carolyn McCormick
Email:
Phone:
720-708-4147
Fax:
 
Address:
4755 Paris St Unit 190, Denver, Colorado 80239
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Minimum Qualifications: --Commitment to public land conservation and science education. --An appreciation of BLNC’s history, mission, and role in Colorado’s habitat preservation and nature education efforts. --Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in organization leadership. --Proven track record with fundraising particularly in working with foundations and individual donors; some experience with developing robust earned income revenue streams. --Familiarity with public agency processes and working with diverse groups of stakeholders. --Comfortable being involved in a variety of tasks, from office administration and personnel questions, to public speaking, direct asks of donors, and program development. --Experience in working with a governing board and other volunteers to achieve goals. --Knowledgeable about grant writing with proven success in obtaining significant grants; ability to oversee effective grant development and to identify important new grant opportunities. --Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. Desired Qualifications: --A visionary leader with strong motivational and communication skills. --Some experience with experiential education and/or habitat preservation or renewal. --Strong connections in the Colorado philanthropic community and experience with capital or other significant fundraising campaigns. --Master's Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Natural Resources, Nonprofit Management, or a related field.
General Job Description:
The responsibilities of the Executive Director include the following: Strategic & Operational Leadership • Partner with the board of directors to ensure that the organization has a long-range strategy, and that it achieves annual goals. • Work closely with the board of directors to define policy and direction for the organization. • Lead and manage activities to implement strategic plans, goals and operating priorities; measure and report goal achievement; evaluate results and revise strategies as necessary. • Ensure that BLNC’s operations are consistent with its governing documents, are conducted in an ethical manner, and are true to its mission. • Ensure that resources are well-managed to effectively support current operations and strategic plans. • Nurture and leverage relationships with partner organizations to maximize financial, technical, and personnel benefits for BLNC. Revenue Generation • Establish clear fundraising strategies, annual goals, and detailed revenue development plans. • Participate actively in implementing fundraising strategy and tactics. • Engage personally with donors; cultivate strong relationships with foundations, major donors, and corporations. • Write foundation proposals, and determine opportunities to apply jointly for funding with BLNC partner organizations. • Develop special events, including fundraisers and donor recognition opportunities. • Provide strategic and operational leadership for capital and/or other long-term fundraising campaigns. • Provide strategic and operational leadership for earned income generation and growth. Program Management • Actively participate in the GoWild! Northeast Metro Coalition pursuant to Great Outdoors Colorado’s Inspire Initiative, including attending coalition meetings, providing input to coalition activities and projects, and implementing projects identified for funding at BLNC. • Support BLNC staff in successful development, enhancement, and implementation of the Center’s programs. • Monitor regular evaluation of programs and oversee changes to content as needed. • Maintain strong understanding of current trends in serving client populations effectively. • Assist and direct staff in volunteer recruitment, retention, and reward activities. Team Development/Management • Oversee the recruitment, employment, and release of personnel. • Ensure that sound human resource and management practices and policies are in place, including regular performance evaluation and staff development and training. • Put in place an effective management team, with appropriate provision for succession. • Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people. Budget, Finance, and General Administration • Manage the staff and office on a day-to-day basis in a professional manner. • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. • Take direct responsibility for developing and maintaining sound financial practices. • Develop and manage annual revenue and expense budgets. • Achieve budget objectives consistently. • Establish effective internal controls to ensure accurate financial reporting and monitoring. • Manage organizational risks effectively, minimizing legal and financial liabilities. • Work closely with the board’s Finance Committee to ensure best practices in financial management and to conduct the organization’s annual audit. • Ensure BLNC complies with all regulated filings and other regulatory requirements. • Oversee all facility management activities. Outreach/ Public Speaking • Promote active and broad participation by volunteers on BLNC committees and in all areas of the organization's work. • Write press releases and find opportunities to bring greater recognition to the organization. • Represent BLNC with donors and the public at pertinent community and private events. • Develop and manage relationships with community partners (government agencies, universities, nonprofit organizations, elected officials, corporate partners). Board Governance • Develop and implement strategies to ensure that BLNC attracts, motivates and retains members of its board of directors who effectively fulfill their governance responsibilities and are committed to achieve BLNC’s mission. • Understand and support the role of the board; ensure on-going development of the board to improve the effectiveness of members continuously. • Provide strong staff support and regular operational and financial data to the Board. • Use the time and talents of board members effectively to advance the mission of the organization. • Support the board members in developing their fundraising capabilities. • Manage conflicts or disagreements with the board in an effective, direct, assertive, and professional manner. OTHER DUTIES AS REQUESTED BY THE BOARD AND REQUIRED FOR EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATION OPERATIONS.

Donor Cultivation Coordinator

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
The Action Center
Job posted on:
31 Dec 2016
Job starts on:
30 Jan 2017
Contact Name:
jobs@theactioncenterco.org
Email:
Phone:
3032377704
Fax:
3032377704
 
Address:
8755 W 14th Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80215
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Email resume and cover letter to: jobs@theactioncenterco.org Currently interviewing - please apply as soon as possible but no later than January 15, 2017. •Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience required •Two years’ experience in donor cultivation/solicitation/stewardship and making the “ask” required •Excellent communication skills required; must be comfortable making presentations to individuals and groups •Experience with the Benevon fundraising model preferred •Experience with eTapestry donor software program or other donor management program •Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required
General Job Description:
As an integral part of the fund raising team, this full time, non-exempt position participates in donor cultivation and gift solicitation where appropriate and supports special events throughout the year. Responsible for overseeing tours and introductory cultivation aspects of the Benevon model including the Ambassador program. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends may be required. •Responsible for a specific portfolio of donors, both individual and corporate, who are at Self Sufficiency Society giving level as well as those who are near that level •Participate in donor cultivation and gift solicitation including making the “ask” •Coordinate logistical aspects of Action Center tours •Conduct the tour portion of “Where Action Matters” tours and make follow up calls •Assist with planning the annual “Where Action Matters” breakfast •Coordinate special donor participation events •Identify prospective donors for planned giving cultivation •Assist with planning and preparation for the agency Annual Meeting •Attend community awareness meetings including workplace giving events and other fundraising and community presentations •Attend and occasionally assist with Benevon fundraising training

Communications Manager

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
COLOR
Job posted on:
23 Dec 2016
Job starts on:
15 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Cristina Aguilar
Email:
Phone:
3033930382
Fax:
3033167772
 
Address:
PO Box 40991, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS Three to five years of demonstrated experience in communications field, preferably in a political, health or social justice issues setting. Understanding reproductive rights, health and justice, sexuality education, and advocacy issues related to these topics desired Experience leading social media strategy; developing original content and increasing engagement. Proven experience growing social media platforms and launching new platforms. Experience and understanding of digital crisis management Experience executing email strategies used to recruit volunteers, activists and fundraise Experience creating, managing and updating website content A strong leader with demonstrated abilities to assess needs and evaluate implementation of programs Excellent verbal communication skills; utilize ethical communication practices Strong writing and editing skills a must Strong customer service skills Perform duties with a high level of integrity Strategic and critical thinker with proven decision making skills Detail-oriented with excellent project management and organizational skills Team player with strong interpersonal skills Familiarity in Associated Press writing guidelines a plus Must be able to function effectively in an ever changing environment Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously Ability to set and achieve goals Ability to work flexible hours with weekends and evenings Ability to travel locally and nationally as necessary Working knowledge of technology necessary to perform job function Bilingual, English/Spanish a plus. RESPONSIBILITIES Digital and Social Media, and Online Presence Lead and implement social media strategy to increase engagement across platforms and following annual and quarterly benchmarks. Leverage electronic communications as well as social media outlets to help raise visibility of COLOR and prompt e-subscribers and followers to action while tracking metrics. Collaborate closely with community organizers and graphic design colleagues on content production and alignment with set and emerging priorities impacting online and offline communications. Maintain COLOR’s website. Monitor and report website traffic using Google Analytics. Develop and present online organizing recommendations. Includes utilization of text messaging program. Research and recommend online advertising opportunities for client recruitment and work with agency of record to vet and implement. Includes coordination of Facebook ads. Produce/disseminate original content to promote COLOR’s work. Conduct and/or interpret social media monitoring for keywords, stories, and trends. Marketing, Communications & Media Relations Maintain style guide and other key resources informing branding and external communications. Manage vendor relationships for graphic design, content development, printing and distribution of marketing pieces (mailers, collateral, swag) ensuring that all projects are meeting deadlines and laddering up to the overall strategy. Serve as key liaison with partner organization on opportunities to amplify COLOR’s brand through sponsorship and publicity trades. Conduct and/or interpret market research/trends and work with key members of the team to translate findings into practice. Conduct and/or interpret social media keywords, stories, and trends impacting COLOR. Assist in writing, editing, design, and production of COLOR’s collateral. Includes ensuring quality, accuracy, and consistency of message, and effective ways to engage different audiences. Keep abreast of current events and political climate and assess events, actions, decisions and press stories for possible impact on COLOR. Direct or manage special projects pertinent to the COLOR brand image to assure standards are met. Conducts regular media and public speaking trainings with COLORistxs to prepare base supporters for legislative hearing testimony and media interviews. Work with COLORistxs to develop, pitch, place and self-publish blog/v-blog content, LTEs, OpEds. Monitor press coverage of RJ issues and track earned media for COLOR. Maintain media list and support cultivation strategies and reporter education on RJ issues, as well as outreach to pitch and place authored content and secure interviews. Other Travel as needed to represent COLOR at meetings, conferences, and professional convenings. Serve on or attend committees/board meetings as requested. Other duties as assigned. SALARY Based on experience with generous benefits. APPLICATION PROCESS Please submit to info@colorlatina.org your cover letter, a one-page essay on a topic of your choosing around Reproductive Justice and Latinas and your resume to Cristina Aguilar, Executive Director. Position closes January 15, 2017. No late submissions will be accepted.
General Job Description:
SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is key to ensuring that authentic voices of youth-to-elder Latinx leaders in Colorado help refrain the dominant narrative on Reproductive Justice (RJ) issues. The Communications Manager helps inform COLORistxs on RJ issues while activating their response to call to action requests. Additionally, this position works to establish COLOR as a go-to resource on RJ issues for partners/ally organizations, public officials, and traditional media outlets. In collaboration with the COLOR team, the Communications Manager supports destigmatization efforts to break down silence and stigma surrounding topics like comprehensive sexuality education, contraception, young parents, and abortion. This position reports to the Communications and Development Director and provides supervision to interns and/or volunteers.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Alameda Gateway Community Association
Job posted on:
22 Dec 2016
Job starts on:
15 Mar 2017
Contact Name:
Cathy Hatfield
Email:
Phone:
(303) 274-1897
Fax:
 
Address:
275 S. Sheridan Blvd., Lakewood, Colorado 80226
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit and/or government organizations; • Knowledge of and excellence in organizational management, achieving strategic objectives, and managing finances and budgets; • Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization; • Knowledge of human resources, financial and project management; • Knowledge of and past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships; • Ability to create strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising plans with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures; • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills; • Possess action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning. Possess general knowledge of business practices, operations and needs; • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people, businesses and organizations; • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, employees, committees, members, governmental units, civic groups and the general public; • Ability to review and critically appraise program proposals and other complex issues; • Possess a demonstrated commitment to and vision for the mission and objectives of the Alameda Gateway Community Association and Alameda Corridor Business Improvement District
General Job Description:
Established in 1997, the AGCA is a non-profit business and community membership organization committed to enhancing the economic vitality of the greater Alameda corridor in Lakewood, Colorado through cooperative initiatives, community meetings and partnerships. The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and operational management of the Association according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is also responsible for the successful implementation of all activities as defined by the board for the Alameda Corridor Business Improvement District (ACBID).

Senior Program Officer

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
The Colorado Health Foundation
Job posted on:
16 Dec 2016
Job starts on:
01 Mar 2017
Contact Name:
Alison Yanda
Email:
Phone:
3039533671
Fax:
 
Address:
1780 Pennsylvania St, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualified candidates will have proven expertise in establishing and nurturing relationships with strategic partners, i.e. colleague foundations, nonprofits, governmental agencies, and key decision-makers. They will need a broad and deep understanding of the field of health, precursors to health (i.e. social determinants such as poverty, affordable housing, etc.), and health philanthropy. Candidate must be able to develop and oversee long-term grantmaking initiatives, including identification of intended outcomes, scope, scale and structure of initiatives.
General Job Description:
The Colorado Health Foundation is pleased to announce the position of Senior Program Officer, an exciting opportunity to support the Foundation’s mission to improve the health and health care of all Coloradans. This position provides leadership and oversight for on-the-ground execution of the Foundation’s strategy. Applicants must have at least eight (8) years of experience in health philanthropy or related fields. Furthermore, they must demonstrate extensive experience in leading and executing multiple grantmaking strategies and review cycles. Experience working in the healthcare sector is a plus, as is experience working with philanthropy or the non-profit sector. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work, public health, public administration, business administration or related field. If you are an experienced professional who wants a rewarding opportunity to improve the health and health care of all Coloradans you will want to visit www.coloradohealth.org to apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter. This position closes on Wednesday, January 4, 2016. The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Policy, Communications, and Evaluation Coordinator

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
The Colorado Health Foundation
Job posted on:
16 Dec 2016
Job starts on:
01 Mar 2017
Contact Name:
Alison Yanda
Email:
Phone:
3039533671
Fax:
 
Address:
1780 Pennsylvania St, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualified candidates will have proven expertise in providing administrative support and the ability to handle complex scheduling, event coordination and project management. They will maintain professionalism and authentic relationships while supporting key internal and external stakeholders. Candidate must possess the skills to manage online technology platforms such as those required for website management (e.g., SharePoint) and, customer relationship management (CRM). Additionally, applicants should enjoy working in adaptive environments and be proactive.
General Job Description:
The Colorado Health Foundation is pleased to announce the position of Policy, Communications, and Evaluation Coordinator. This exciting opportunity provides assistance to the Policy, Communications and Evaluation departments in support of communications, advocacy, and evaluation activities related to the Foundation’s mission. Applicants must have a high school diploma and at least three (3) years of experience providing complex administrative or project support. Furthermore, they must have advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience working in a non-profit sector is a plus, as is experience working in communications, marketing, public relations, policy advocacy, or evaluation. If you are an experienced administrative professional looking for a unique opportunity to provide operational support in helping to fulfill the mission of the Foundation, you will want to visit www.coloradohealth.org to apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter. This position closes on Wednesday, January 4, 2016. The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Development Associate

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Project PAVE, Inc.
Job posted on:
13 Dec 2016
Job starts on:
01 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Development Team
Email:
Phone:
3033222382
Fax:
 
Address:
4130 Tejon Street, Suite C, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications ? BA degree ? Detail oriented ? Knowledge of nonprofit and/or domestic violence preferred ? Ability to manage multiple projects ? Awareness and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic differences ? Self-motivated, professional, self-starter with a “can do” attitude and a strong work ethic ? Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities ? Experience managing data entry and databases ? Strong internet and general office technology skills ? Strong written and verbal communication skills ? Ability to work well in team environment ? Commitment to PAVE’s mission and vision
General Job Description:
Organization Overview Founded in 1986, the mission of Project PAVE is to empower youth to end the cycle of relationship violence. The cycle of relationship violence is generational and affects people in every community. PAVE’s approach to ending this cycle is through intervention and family advocacy, prevention education, and youth leadership. Project PAVE annually reaches over 3,500 children, teens, parents, teachers and other professionals with its therapy and violence prevention programming in Denver-metro area schools and other community outlets. Project PAVE services are youth-focused and offered for free to the community. Summary The Development Associate will work under the supervision of the Development Director to perform tasks related to grant writing and grant management, fundraising event coordination, marketing, and gift processing and stewardship. This position is a great way to gain experience in multiple areas of development and marketing. Key Responsibilities 1. Grantwriting: ? Writing and editing grant applications for foundation, corporate, and government grants ? Managing submission of grants, including all details ? Research new grant opportunities 2. Events: ? Manage all event logistics for two major fundraising events including program details, ticketing, venue and catering, invitations, etc. ? Marketing of event ? Assist on site with event coordination day of event ? Assist with scholarship program applications and interviews 3. Marketing: ? Social media content generation across multiple platforms ? Website content development ? E-newsletter and e-marketing efforts ? Direct mailings ? Assist with print marketing 4. Administrative: ? Gift processing and stewardship ? Other office duties as assigned Compensation Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience Flexible schedule, 15-20 hours per week To Apply Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@projectpave.org no later than January 10, 2017.

US-Brazil Connect Team Leader

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
US-Brazil Connect
Job posted on:
08 Dec 2016
Job starts on:
18 Feb 2017
Contact Name:
Bri Erger
Email:
Phone:
720-338-8839
Fax:
 
Address:
1201 Williams St 4A, Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required Strong leadership skills required, including demonstrated experience leading groups Highly organized with strong multi-tasking skills and attention to detail; interest in coordination, logistics and details Experience teaching English as a Foreign Language or English as a Second Language is required; may substitute 3+ years of teaching youth if no ESL/EFL experience; training experience preferred Strong interest in using own skills and experience to support the leadership and teaching skills of a team of US Fellows in their work with Brazilian students Desire to connect and work with young American adults and Brazilian teenagers Energetic team player with ability to create an inclusive environment Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills Ability and interest in using a variety of technologies including Facebook, Google (Drive, Hangout, etc.), and Symbaloo Flexibility and desire to travel to Brazil (3-4 weeks during summer) High tolerance for ambiguity and change Strong intercultural communication skills Responsible, reliable, and dependable Intercultural experience and experience with international exchange programs preferred Ability to anticipate problems before they arise and problem-solve in a timely manner Ability to recognize own scope of responsibility and know when to escalate relevant issues to Program Director Ability to attend all US-Brazil Connect workshops and the Denver-based bimonthly meetings in person (not via distance) Portuguese language skills are an asset, but are not a requirement of this position
General Job Description:
Position Summary The Team Leader supports, trains, and leads a team of Fellows during the Conexão Mundo Program. This is a temporary contract position, requiring a 24-week commitment in three phases: leadership training, 10-12 hours of work per week from February-Departure for Brazil (Phase I), 3-4 weeks of full-time work in Brazil from June 26 - July 30, 2017 for (Phase II), and 8-10 hours of work per week for 6 weeks following the month in Brazil (Phase III). Please note, all Team Leaders must be available for all possible Phase II dates. For some teams, the Team Leader will work collaboratively with a co-leader; however, for small teams, the Team Leader will be the sole leader. Key Responsibilities 1. Work as a “creative partner” Team leaders must actively engage with US-Brazil Connect central staff, the Program Director, and other team leaders in person and via a Facebook group. 2. Attend Required Training Sessions A two-day weekend workshop in Denver, Colorado for all team leaders on February 18 and 19, 2017. Bi-monthly leadership working group meetings (designated Tuesdays, February through June) and 2-3 debrief meetings (designated Tuesdays, August through September). Please note, working group meetings will focus on team building and collaborating with other team leaders to enrich the 2017 Fellowship program. Distance sessions with Fellows on the following dates: April 1, 2017; April 22, 2017; May 13, 2017; June 3, 2017. A three-day weekend workshop in Denver, Colorado with Team Leaders and Fellows from May 19-21, 2017. 3. Team Leadership The Team Leader is responsible to prepare and lead a designated team of Fellows through the Conexão Mundo program’s 3 phases, including 3-4 weeks in Brazil. Team Leaders will help prepare Fellows by developing each Fellow's English coaching skills, knowledge of Brazilian language and culture, understanding of program guidelines, and global civic awareness. Team leadership responsibilities include: Option to assist US-Brazil Connect central staff with interviewing and selection process of candidates at partner colleges. Interacting with their team primarily online (via Facebook groups and Google Hangouts) and at a 3-day, in-person workshop from May 19-21, 2017. Planning and facilitating four, 3-hour online training sessions (April 1, 2017; April 22, 2017; May 13, 2017; June 3, 2017) for Fellows before going to Brazil. Managing logistical needs prior to departure and on the ground in Brazil. This includes, but not limited to, ensuring Fellows meet all necessary requirements to travel to Brazil and keeping track of key documents, such as copies of Fellows’ passports and health insurance forms. Working with the Brazilian Coordinator and US-Brazil Connect Program Director to ensure that details are arranged for time in Brazil, such as local transportation, meals, accommodation, and adequate spaces and supplies for English classes, assemblies, and snack time. Serving as a model of healthy team dynamics by adhering to US-Brazil Connect policies and procedures, as well as to each team’s specific agreements. Note: Team Leaders do NOT need to have prior travel to Brazil and/or know Portuguese at time of application. 4. Curriculum Leadership The Team Leader ensures successful delivery of educational components of the program to Brazilian students. This involves: Guiding Fellows’ planning, delivery/facilitation, and reflective coaching practice as English coaches during all phases of Conexão Mundo. Note: Conexão Mundo is a relationship-based program. Fellows are NOT teachers; instead, they are trained to “coach” Brazilian students to communicate in English through interactive, student-based activities. Empowering Fellows to develop confidence as coaches within the Conexão Mundo coaching framework. In some instances, serving as a coach to a team of 12 Brazilian students in all program phases, via coaching on Facebook and Google Hangouts, and in the classroom. This direct work with Brazilian students is a 4 hour per week commitment, included in the overall leadership commitment. Building relationships with participating Brazilian students and helping them build confidence to communicate in English. Overseeing the Conexão Mundo program’s reporting requirements, such as recording student attendance in Brazil, aggregating student evaluations by coaches, and writing a final site report; leading (or co-leading) evaluation of Fellows in each phase of the program.