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Job Opportunities with
United Way of Lane County

Current Position(s)

Marketing Assistant

Position Primary Purpose:  
The Marketing Assistant will report to and work directly with the Marketing Manager to support the de­velopment of compelling marketing that effectively communicates the work and brand of United Way of Lane County while advancing the organizational strategies and goals.

Primary Functions

  • Maintain website as needed: page content updates, staff listings, job postings, news items, etc.
  • Manage and implement social media strategy
  • Assist in creation of marketing emails, newsletters, event invites, etc.
  • Collaborate in the production of creative, compelling on-brand and on-strategy messaging
  • Facilitate projects with media, including print, digital, television, radio, and public relations agencies
  • Provide staff support to volunteers working with marketing and communications
  • Assist in the planning and management of special events and activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Secondary Functions

  • Working with staff to understand their departmental marketing needs
  • Work with external partners
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and work in other departments as required.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One-year previous marketing experience or educational equivalent          

Demonstrated Abilities       

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office
  • Strong writing, spelling, and grammar
  • Able to adopt new technology that improves the quality of work and productivity
  • Adapt well to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Firm grasp of marketing fundamental

Mental
Interpersonal interactions, problem-solving, analyzing and evaluating, decision making, discretion/confidentiality, math skills, teamwork, handling of multiple tasks. Frequent use of judgment, reasoning, patience, and negotiating in working with volunteers and coworkers.

Environmental
Work is performed in an office environment but also requires mobility within the office.  May be required to travel to other facilities and various locations for job-related training, meetings, and events.

Position Status
Full time (40 hours/week), non-exempt

To Apply

  • Submit a cover letter, resume, and references, electronically to tsloan@unitedwaylane.org.
  • UWLC encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and representatives of protected classes to apply. EOE/ADA employer.
  • Submit your application by 5 pm, Friday, June 30. No phone calls, please.

 

Education Program Manager

Position Primary Purpose

To provide project management to United Way of Lane County’s early learning and education efforts. The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, maintain a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, and thrive in a fast paced environment with complex work is a necessity.

Primary Functions

  • Manage and facilitate education-related projects while developing and fostering positive, strategic relationships with external partner organizations and subcontractors.
  • Conduct sub-grant application and selection processes, including overseeing the contracting process and tracking budgets.
  • Enhance partner and subcontractor effectiveness through technical assistance, consultation, resource sharing and assisting with collaborative efforts.
  • Collect data to ensure compliance and complete reports for grant-funded projects.
  • Manage and facilitate regular meetings and training opportunities for external partners.
  • Lead community engagement efforts, specifically focusing on parent engagement and engaging rural community members.
  • Represent community partners, projects and initiatives at forums, meetings, and other community events.
  • Provide a high degree of accuracy, quality and professionalism in developing documents, reports, proposals, and other correspondence.
  • Supervise an Education Program Specialist.
  • Approach problems with a systems-level perspective, provide feedback and suggest solutions to streamline and add value to processes.

 

Secondary Functions

  • Provide responsive, courteous assistance to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate events, such as receptions, trainings, and special projects.
  • Supports grant writing activities and implementation as assigned.
  • Assist with public relations and marketing, as needed.
  • Consistently read and respond to all correspondence, including emails.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and work in other departments as required.

Previous Experience

One to three years’ experience as noted below

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with preferred experience in project management or community engagement

Demonstrated Abilities               

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency in grammar, spelling, and editing/proofreading.
  • Positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, and desire to provide excellent customer service.
  • Dependable, flexible and good natured with strong professional work habits.
  • Existing familiarity with parenting education and local nonprofits that serve families with young children a plus.
  • Proficiency using, Microsoft Office Suite and databases is preferred
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently

Environmental

Work is performed in an office environment but also requires mobility within the office.  May be required to travel to other facilities and various locations for job related training, meetings and events.

NOTE:  Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, Skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

Salary RangeUndisclosed

Benefits:  We offer a generous benefits package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance,group life and disability insurance, tax deferred savings options, and 4 weeks of PTO, holidays as described in the United Way of Lane County Personnel Policy Manual.

 

To Apply: Email your letter of application, resume, and references to: jkennedy@unitedwaylane.org.  Job description is posted on www.unitedwaylane.org.

Electronic versions are preferred as PDF attachments

UWLC encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and representatives of protected classes to apply. EOE/ADA employer.

Application deadline is June 19, 2017

Director of Education

Reports To:  Vice President of Impact

Position Primary Purpose: Directs the Lane Early Learning Alliance (ELA) and UWLC’s involvement in education-related collaborative efforts. In this role, the Director will play a convening, facilitating, and leadership role for the ELA – building trust and strong relationships with diverse stakeholders; facilitating planning, decisions, and action; fostering constant communication; connecting and aligning strategies and resources; and cultivating an environment that measures and makes progress on identified outcomes through the use of shared data, measurement, and accountability.  This is currently a grant funded position.

Primary Functions

  • A commitment to excellence and to the mission of UWLC
  • Facilitate decisions, plans, and actions to help move key strategies forward in accomplishing both short-term tasks and long-term results
  • Direct overall implementation of initiatives and oversee the range of activities, pilots, and programs across the ELA strategic plan with partners and contracted organizations
  • Build partnerships and positive relationships with partner organizations and contractors; enhance their effectiveness through technical assistance, consultation, resource sharing and assisting with collaborative efforts
  • Represent the ELA and the UWLC at regional and statewide forums, meetings, and other coalitions with similar goals
  • Select, guide, motivate, and participate in the training, professional development, and evaluation of direct reports
  • Provide goal-setting, visioning, leadership and strategic direction for Education Team members
  • Responsible for accurate and timely completion and/or approval of organizational documents, including but not limited to: performance reviews, professional development plans, goals and objectives, timesheets, expense and travel reimbursements, credit card reports, requisitions, and ongoing documentation of performance accomplishments and areas requiring improvement, people, and resources
  • Manage ELA budgets and grant compliance
  • Manage and identify opportunities to leverage all appropriate community resources toward project goals, including supporting grant writing and fund development efforts
  • Play an “adaptive leadership” role within the organization and across collaborative, cross-sector partnerships in order to establish a shared commitment to the United Way and our community’s vision
  • Provide leadership to embed equity across the work of the ELA and UWLC

Previous Experience

5 years in areas noted below

Education

Bachelor’s degree program in social welfare, public policy or related field plus five years of increasingly responsible work in a relevant human service field, or a comparable combination of education and work experience

Demonstrated Abilities       

  • Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated presentation and facilitation expertise (small and large groups)
  • Ability to function as a member and leader of a high-performance staff team
  • Takes a collaborative results-driven approach to addressing issues; focuses on shared goals
  • Highly developed organizational and project management, planning skills, with strong ability to successfully manage details
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with strong supervisory skills
  • Commitment to equity – broadly defined, including understanding and awareness of cultural dynamics, and the highest level of cultural competency standards
  • Proficient use of computers and Microsoft Office and products to provide proficiency with broadcast, print, and social media advertising communications.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and good customer service to the general public, volunteers, staff, non-profit partners, donors, media.

POSITION STATUS: Full-time, exempt

BENEFITS: We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, Life and Group disability plans, tax-deferred saving plan, paid time off, and several other voluntary benefits as described in the United Way of Lane County personnel Policy Manual.

 

 

To Apply: Submit an electronic cover letter, résumé and references to jkennedy@unitedwaylane.orgon or before May 29, 2017.  No phone calls please

 

UWLC encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and representatives of protected classes to apply. EOE/ADA employer.