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Employment Opportunities



Operations Coordinator

The position comprises comprehensive operational and office support functions, including board and committee governance, facility management and gift acceptance. Responsibilities include a wide array of duties, including event planning/coordination, individual and group calendaring support and conference room management. The position is critical to The Community Foundation’s ability to organize and facilitate board and committee functions and organizational operations.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate governance-related activities; organize board, committee and staff meetings; scheduling, communication, materials assembly and distribution, minute taking, online portal management, etc.
  • Schedule reservations and use of meeting areas for internal and external groups; maintain master events calendar, event records and analytics; support audio/visual equipment use; organize and oversee event registration; arrange catering and room set-up
  • Act as The Community Foundation’s public face and voice, greeting visitors and answering incoming phone calls to provide a professional, positive first impression
  • Monitor use and condition of building assets, including IT and life safety equipment; coordinate cleaning vendor schedules and other maintenance activities; set up equipment for employee use; act as a liaison with third-party support vendors
  • Manage recurring tasks integral to office management, including tenant relations support and small office equipment maintenance   
  • Process mail, including gift receipt
  • Maintain and retrieve records and files, ensure systemic organization
  • Collaborate as a member of interdepartmental teams
  • Support team-building efforts, including acknowledgment of staff accomplishments and coordination of staff volunteering activities
  • Maintain office supplies and facilitate ordering for departments within the organization, e.g., Amazon.com orders, catering requests, etc.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent in education, training, and experience considered
  • 3-5 years’ experience preferred in board and committee management, operations support and project management
  • Computer proficiency required, i.e., Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to maintain and secure confidential information

For full details and eligibility, please click here.

To apply, email resume and one writing sample to jhusnay@foundationhoc.org.


Finance & Operations Internship

Candidates for this internship should be passionate about the Mohawk Valley and its people. Ideal candidates will possess an interest in gaining experience in the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization with a focus on this community. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interact with and work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take direction, professional demeanor

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the management of day-to-day business operations including finance, information technology, contract management, human resources and property management
  • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, communication strategies and industry best practices
  • Prepare meeting materials, reports and presentations for internal and external use
  • Assist the operations staff in planning events, engagement activities and other on/off-site events
  • Assist with mailings, filing and special projects, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

For full details and eligibility, please click here.

To apply, email resume and two academic or employer letters of recommendation to jhusnay@foundationhoc.org by May 17, 2019.


Public Relations Internship

Candidates for this internship should be passionate about the Mohawk Valley and its people. Ideal candidates will possess an interest in and aptitude for communicating with multiple stakeholders using various communication channels. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interact with and work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take direction, professional demeanor

Responsibilities

  • Write articles, press releases and web content based on interviews and research
  • Support digital marketing efforts, including website content management and social media engagement
  • Assist with basic design projects, including brochure revisions and branded collateral
  • Assist Public Relations staff as directed, attend meetings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

For full details and eligibility, please click here.

To apply, email resume, two writing samples and two academic or employer letters of recommendation to jhusnay@foundationhoc.org by May 17, 2019.


Lead-Free MV Internship

Candidates for this internship should be passionate about the Mohawk Valley and its people. Ideal candidates will possess an interest in and commitment to addressing significant community challenges, primarily childhood lead poisoning prevention and healthy housing, and working collaboratively with human service agencies. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent research and report writing skills
  • Ability to work well both in team settings and individually
  • Ability to interact with and work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take direction, professional demeanor

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and write reports related to childhood lead poisoning, healthy housing, public policy and other related topics
  • Assist with other tasks related to the Lead-Free MV Coalition
  • Work on the Lead-Free MV web portal
  • Assist staff as directed, attend meetings, accompany staff on site visits, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

For full details and eligibility, please click here.

To apply, email resume, two writing samples and two academic or employer letters of recommendation to info@leadfreemv.org by May 24, 2019.