Portland Japanese Garden
611 Southwest Kingston Avenue, Portland, OR, USA
The Development Manager works closely with the Development team to maximize giving from individuals and corporations. Key responsibilities include overseeing premium membership ($1500+) renewals; coordinating standard corporate renewals; managing all fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events; strategic project management for special fundraising appeals; collaboratively working with the Development team on donor recognition plans; and oversight of the Development Assistant, the Garden’s primary database administrator. The position also manages a small portfolio of individual and corporate donors ($1500-$2500).
Portland Japanese Garden raises approximately $2 million annually and is currently embarking on a major campaign to raise an additional $15+ million in funds for the Japan Institute. The Development Manager works collaboratively with the Marketing and Membership teams to structure dynamic and effective solicitation campaigns; they also collaborate with the Training Center, Garden, and Culture Art and Education departments to maximize cultivation and stewardship opportunities.
This position is great for someone who enjoys a mix of building relationships with donors; developing cases for support; designing and implementing events; and managing and analyzing data. It is a great opportunity to learn and be an integral part of an experienced and growing development team, while also leading efforts to develop and implement new modes of solicitation based on data, research, and evolving modes of communication. The Development Manager reports to the Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer.
With oversight from Director of Development, manage a portfolio of 20-25 portfolio of individual and corporate donors ($1500-$2500)
Independently manage rolling renewals for $1500+ premium level members
With oversight from Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer, provide support for corporate renewals
Write and produce solicitation letters, including templates and customized letters
Regular communication with donors related to donations, donor benefits, and events
Strategy design, case development, and production of mail and electronic Annual Fund and special appeals, including creation of campaign expense budgets and revenue goals
Working closely with marketing and communications, manage list segmentation for special appeals
Creation and analysis of campaign progress and final reports
With oversight from Director of Development, create annual plan for Golden Crane Events
Manage planning and production of department cultivation/stewardship events, including budget tracking, invitation lists, RSVP tracking in Tessitura, and event print materials (events are varied including exhibition openings, Night of 1000 Cranes, fundraising house parties, and one corporate partner events like Sake Tasting)
Oversight of events on the day of
Work with Volunteer department to staff events, as needed
Work across all departments to manage in-kind catering and beverage “inventory”
With oversight from the Director of Development, evaluate effectiveness of existing Global Ambassador Program
Recommend changes, if needed, to existing Global Ambassador program
Implement strategies to grow Global Ambassador program
Provide ongoing supervision and coaching for the Development Assistant, the Garden’s primary database administrator
Communicate with donors, clients, staff, and other community partners in a friendly and professional manner
Learn about Japanese culture and art as opportunities arise in the organization
Maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive information
Familiarize oneself with the organization and the Employee Handbook
Get to know fellow staff members, developing trust, establishing credibility, encouraging teamwork, and creating an atmosphere of open, honest, two-way communication
Maintain a high level of professionalism in manner and appearance (business casual dress)
Other duties and projects as assigned
Adhere to Garden Dress Code (business casual)
Bachelor’s degree preferred
At least three to five years of experience in development, or equivalent combination of different experiences
Demonstrated proficiency with email platforms (like Mailchimp and Prospect2) and comfort with metrics and analytics
Ability to exercise judgement and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information
Strong proficiency with Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience using a complex CRM, preferably Tessitura
Strong communication abilities – clear writing and articulate speaking ability
A proven track record of working well with others, adapting to others’ work styles, and professional interactions with co-workers and/or vendors
Strong listening skills, giving full attention to what other people are saying or asking, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions when appropriate
Incredibly organized and highly proficient at keeping a systematic schedule and calendar
Ongoing development and implementation of new processes to improve work efficiency and adapt to new systems
Experience in organizing and working donor cultivation events of various types
Experience in the creation and management of budgets
Must be able to periodically work evenings/weekends, as required
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for several hours
Must be able to work effectively in an open office environment
Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions (for events only)
Compensation & Schedule
Wage: $47,500 - $50,000 per annum, DOE
This is a full-time, salaried position with 40-45 hours per week. Workday is typically 8.5 hours (including ½ hour lunch), M-F 8:30am to 5:00pm, with some flexibility. Occasional evenings and weekends required, with corresponding flexibility in weekday schedule.
health, dental, and vision insurance (premium 100% covered for employees)
401k plan (after 90 days, with 4% employer match after 1 year)
flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care expenses
paid vacation, sick, and holiday time
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three work-related references through our online Career Center . Please also provide, separate from your cover letter, a sample solicitation letter written by you. Solicitation sample can be for any real or fictional non-profit organization. Please no phone calls or hand delivered applications. Applications will be reviewed, and interviews will be scheduled as submissions are received. Early application is encouraged.
All submitted applications will be held in confidence.
United Way of Central Indiana
2Gen Education Director
Impact Team – Family Opportunity
United Way fights for the education, financial stability, health and basic needs of everyone in our community .
We pursue this vision in all we do as we ask our community to give, advocate and volunteer. We believe that vision can only be achieved if pursued with shared values, and therefore place great emphasis on building a team that will pursue this vision together with ICARE.
I nclusion -C ourage- A ccountability- R espect- E xcellence
United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The 2Gen Education Director leads a portfolio of work related to the development and scale of practices and processes to increase access to education for children, youth and adults, with emphasis on leveraging a two-generation approach. The 2Gen Education Director will develop and support efforts to ensure children and youth have access to a pathway of educational opportunities that prepare them later for the workforce. These may include but not be limited to early childhood education, K-12 programming, out-of-school-time programming, and experiential learning or internship opportunities. The 2Gen Education Director will also manage efforts to engage education institutions, government, education-related community-based organizations and other education providers in support of connecting children, youth and adults to foundational and ongoing learning opportunities. This position works in collaboration with all departments to ensure UWCI’s Impact Strategies are realized and significant progress toward meeting poverty-reduction goals is achieved.
Position Duties & Responsibilities
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Strategy Conceptualization, Execution and Analysis: The 2Gen Education Director will draw from a keen and thorough understanding of the overarching, multi-faceted priority areas to conceptualize and then lead the build-out and execution of education-based strategies supporting children, youth and adults. The 2Gen Education Director will participate in joint community-wide efforts and represent UWCI on funding collaboratives, working groups, and meetings or community convenings and work in cooperation with nonprofit organizations, foundations, collaborative groups, and government agencies. The 2Gen Education Director will extract and leverage system-level collaboration to inform and shape UWCI’s execution of education-based initiatives and investments by analyzing and synthesizing information across a variety of sources to make recommendations to UWCI’s Impact Team Leadership and Executive Team.
Leadership and Support: The 2Gen Education Director will oversee and provide guidance, support and leadership to select members of the Family Opportunity Team who are implementing education-based project work and programming.
Portfolio Design and Management: The 2Gen Education Director is responsible for leveraging existing relationships with trusted colleagues and cultivating new partnerships to develop a portfolio of grants, contracts, and programs or initiatives related to the assigned strand of work. The portfolio must either directly lead to an increased number of families moving out of poverty or facilitate a change in conditions that will likely lead to the increase number of families moving out of poverty.
Grantmaking Support : The 2Gen Education Director will assist in UWCI’s grantmaking processes including: reviewing and assessing grant proposals, conducting site visits to grantees and potential grantees to assess program relevance and organizational integrity, and assessing organizational stability and scalability. Additionally, the 2Gen Education Director will assist in reviewing and approving funded grantees’ evaluation reports and monitor grantees’ progress in achieving key objectives. Lastly, the 2Gen Education Director will assist in providing technical assistance to grantees and potential grantees to develop strategic approaches to systemic issues.
Integration and Collaboration : The 2Gen Education Director will collaborate in an intentional and forward-thinking way with external partners and stakeholders, and internal partners within and across the organization to maximize the impact of the UWCI's resources.
Convening and Engaging with Partners: The 2Gen Education Director will regularly convene and engage with education-based partners, community-based organizations, system-level intermediaries, and other stakeholders to uplift best practices, and identify new solutions that inform and shape components of the Family Opportunity strategy.
Research and Evaluation: The 2Gen Education Director will constantly stay abreast of key issues, evidence-based best practices, and research to inform and shape current and future investments, initiatives, and programs that support education-based outcomes for children, youth, adults and families throughout Central Indiana.
Performs special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily and be present in the office while performing those functions. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. United Way also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives. The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, flexibility, adaptability and the ability to multi-task and be open-minded in a fast-paced environment. The individual will also maintain knowledge of trends in his/her area of responsibility and reviews literature to understand key issues.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree required; master’s degree preferred. Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case-by-case basis.
At least eight (8) years of experience working in a relevant field.
Experience working within and across systems and intermediaries to advance education-based outcomes is strongly preferred.
Significant and demonstrated experience leveraging systems-level partnerships and opportunities to identify systemic barriers and levers for change.
Significant and demonstrated experience building and managing diverse networks that support efforts to produce systemic change.
Ability to acquire a baseline level of knowledge about UWCI's other strategic priorities so that education efforts can both build upon and contribute to the success of other areas.
Project management skills with demonstrated ability to execute and follow through to achieve intended results, by following through on commitments, prioritizing work, and managing time and resources well.
Ability to make decisions and advance work with incomplete information and to thrive in an outcomes oriented, continuously evolving work environment.
Capable of applying adaptive problem-solving skills in response to unforeseen challenges and new assignments.
Ability to prioritize a wide range of duties and responsibilities, organize tasks, and remain flexible to changing and multiple requests.
Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate accurately, effectively, and in ways appropriate to different audiences.
Strong writer, with the ability to review, revise and synthesize a variety of information and help connect UWCI’s work to broader discussions within the relevant landscape.
Must possess excellent interpersonal, writing and oral communication skills, as well as a sense of humor, diplomacy and discretion, critical thinking and judgment.
Ability to work collegially and diplomatically across the organization and audience groups.
Knowledge of the Central Indiana region highly desirable.
The physical demands described here are general representations of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to touch and handle objects. The employee frequently stands or walks.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office setting, with sustained use of a computer.
The noise level in the work environment is minimal to moderate.
Maintains personal/professional competency and works to create an environment of courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude in all interactions both internal and external to the organization.
United Way of Central Indiana’s team is evaluated on the following core competencies:
Position Reports To: Family Opportunity Senior Director
Position Leads: Education Initiatives Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary Range : Low $70s
Benefits: Complete Benefits Package Available
Equal Opportunity Employer
Please apply at uwci.org/careers
This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment. UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
If you are a CA resident, please CLICK HERE to read the required CCPA Notice prior to applying.
Who We Are:
Lowenstein Sandler is one of the most sophisticated law firms in the United States, with over 350 lawyers and 300 business services professionals serving clients from offices in New York, Palo Alto, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington, D.C. We recruit candidates who seek a collaborative, entrepreneurial culture that prioritizes our clients, our colleagues, and the communities where we work and live. Committed to career development and to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, the firm offers many programs and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We seek professionals for our business services group who share these values.
A minimum of 8+ years of solid background in securities-related litigation and understanding of different investment vehicles like swaps, shorts, bonds, equity, assets, etc
Barred in NJ and/or NY
Analytical and research skills
What You Will Do:
Staff attorney position in the Securities Litigation Group working with Group members in sourcing case opportunities and supporting Group business plan. The position involves (1) identifying and monitoring securities class actions in which firm clients and prospects own holdings that could support opt out litigation, (2) calculating client damages for case assessment purposes and working with damages experts in the course of litigation; (3) identifying litigation opportunities in debt and shareholder activist space; and (4) assisting with document review, case preparation and other legal work as needed.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
JD from a top law school and be an active member in good standing of the NJ and/or NY Bar
Versed in Bloomberg and able to easily search and retrieve data.
Knowledgeable about SEC filings – where to get information from, different forms
With a solid background in securities-related litigation and understanding of different investment vehicles like swaps, shorts, bonds, equity, assets, etc
Knowledgeable in all things relating to excel and able to build models and evaluate and clean client data.
Knowledgeable about Edgar
Strong research, analytical, and writing skills
Demonstrates proficiency in working with peers, colleagues, and management
Excellent attention to detail, responsiveness and follow-through
Office Location : New York, NY or Roseland, NJ (for next few months working remotely, after this can be partially remote)
Schedule : Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; work outside of these will be required
Lowenstein Sandler LLP is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms are to be deemed the sole property of Lowenstein Sandler LLP, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Lowenstein Sandler LLP as a result of the referral.
Lowenstein Sandler LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
NOAA Satellite & Information Service (NESDIS) International & Interagency Affairs Division (IIAD)
Silver Spring, MD
The NESDIS International & Interagency Affairs Division leads NESDIS efforts to facilitate access to Earth observation data and products (in situ and satellite) through international and interagency partnerships, coordinates global solutions to shared challenges in obtaining, processing and building capacity to exploit in situ and satellite data by representing NOAA and the United States in multilateral fora; provides insight into relevant national and international policy; and leads the international community in the adoption of responsible policies for satellite operation and data sharing.
As an International Relations Specialist, the successful candidate will perform the following duties:
Develop international and interagency policies and plans to implement NOAA/NESDIS key goals for effective partnerships in earth observing programs, and monitor and coordinate U.S. interagency activities involving environmental satellite and data policies.
Design strategies and lead efforts to negotiate agreements between NOAA and national civil space organizations as well as international/intergovernmental and interagency organizations.
Lead international science and technology cooperation for assigned regions/countries and international, interagency or intergovernmental organizations, overseeing the development and implementation of NESDIS cooperative activities including working with senior leadership to identify goals for cooperation, monitoring progress toward joint work programs, coordinating exchanges of data and information, and arranging visits and meetings.
Apply knowledge of U.S. and foreign national space, earth observations, and science and technology policy to prepare reports, briefing memos, and position papers, as well as to provide policy and staffing support to senior managers for meetings with partners.
For further information and complete application instructions, search USA Jobs for announcements:
Job Announcement # NESDIS-AA-2020-0013 ( DE - U.S. Citizens/Nationals; and/or Federal Employees who meet the definition of a 'surplus' or 'displaced' employee ): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/577960000
Job Announcement # NESDIS-AA-2020-0012 ( MAP - Current or former competitive service federal employees, individuals with disabilities, Federal Employees who meet the definition of a 'surplus' or 'displaced' employee, military spouses, Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Vista, Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed here but defined in the federal hiring authorities, Veterans ) https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/577961700
U.S. Citizenship or is required. Applications must be received by the closing date of September 14, 2020.
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