Job Opportunity: Marketing and Development Director- Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network

Marketing and Development Director

Just Neighbors IHN serves homeless families by uniting faith community volunteers and local agencies in a cooperative effort to provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive, compassionate and ongoing support.JustNeighbors

Position Summary

In collaboration with the executive director, the marketing and development director is responsible for the creation and implementation of the organization’s marketing and fund development plan.  This is a part-time position with flexible hours.

Position Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the executive director, responsible for developing an annual comprehensive development plan with targeted goals, objectives, methods, quantifiable outcomes and timelines which will achieve budgeted goals.
  • Provide consultation to the executive director in writing and submitting new and renewed grants and reports.
  • Explore and establish program partnerships and strategic alliances that will extend the organization’s brand in the community, including the development (with the executive director) of a comprehensive marketing plan that includes events, media relations, press releases, social networking, website, newsletters, and an annual report.
  • Responsible for working closely with staff to review program services in order to obtain information to comply with donor expectations and be aware of programmatic needs for funding to fill gaps or unmet needs of clients.
  • With board of directors and executive director, provide leadership in the managing and promoting of a signature fundraising event.
  • Explore new mission-driven program initiatives in collaboration with the executive director and staff.
  • Manage the production and distribution of quality materials that support development and marketing goals.
  • In conjunction with the executive director, cultivate relationships with civic organizations, religious communities, business corporations, corporate, and local foundations via presentations, tours and volunteerism.
  • Adhere to ethical practices in stewardship of gifts, donor data base, and acknowledgment system.

 Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required with at least 5 years’ experience in marketing and development.
  • Proven success in areas of individual and corporate giving as well as grant writing, annual campaigns, major gifts, and other fund development.
  • Committed team player with a passion for the mission of Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network.
  • Familiarity with computer programs relevant to marketing and development activities.
  • Documented experience with nonprofit marketing and social media. 

    Apply to Rev. Dr. Terry Anderson, Executive Director, Just Neighbors IHN, 2925 E State Blvd., Fort Wayne IN 46805 or email:  terry@ihnfw.or

Request by the Foundation Center

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Help the Foundation Center improve tools essential to fundraising

The Foundation Center needs your help to better understand how nonprofits are approaching the process of finding, applying to, and securing grant funding.

Please consider participating in a short, confidential survey.  The survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

The Foundation Center and SurveyMonkeyApply are partnering on this survey to help provide you with better, more informed resources such as Foundation Directory Online. Your time and perspective is greatly appreciated.

Who should take the survey?

Individuals in all roles at nonprofit organizations, especially those involved in researching grant opportunities and writing grant proposals.Please take the survey yourself or pass it along to colleagues.

Don’t procrastinate!

The survey will only be open until Friday, December 15, 2017, so please take it now, here’s the link.

Please, take it only once but definitely pass it on to your fundraising colleagues!

 

Job Opportunity: Early Childhood Alliance – Chief Financial Officer

Early Childhood Alliance (Fort Wayne, IN) is a not-for-profit organization
with the mission of building better futures for young children by promoting
and providing quality early childhood education and services for families,
businesses and early childhood professionals.

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Description:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has overall responsibility for complete range of accounting and business management functions of the agency. The CFO is expected to make substantial contributions to Early Childhood Alliance’s mission by accurately overseeing the preparation and maintenance of all financial records for the agency. The CFO performs duties according to agency financial policies and procedures, using sound accounting practices to ensure that all financial functions are completed properly.
The CFO maintains frequent contact with agency staff, board of directors, community agencies, administrators, service providers, vendors, volunteers and the public for the purpose of exchanging information related to agency finance and programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts analysis and supports the review and implementation of new/modified accounting and financial policies to ensure consistency and accuracy of financial information.
  • Supervises the preparation of financial operating statements, budgets and reimbursement cost reports. Accumulates annual budget information, analyzes and periodically reports on variances.
  • Maintains complete, accurate and accessible financial records.
    Communicates organization financial results to outside agencies and to the board of
    directors.
  • Trains all staff and board members on organization’s financial matters.
  • Assists the CEO with fund raising, special projects, contract negotiations, etc.
  • Acts as liaison with outside oversight agencies.
  • Oversees all company accounting practices including Accountant and acts as backup when necessary

Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting, Finance or Business; CPA preferred.
  • A minimum of ten years experience
  • Excellent oral, analytical and written communication skills
  • Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting technology

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to tmiller@ecalliance.org. Please reference the job title in the email subject line.

Applications can be found online at http://www.ecalliance.org/about-eca/welcome-to-eca/career-opportunities

Early Childhood Alliance.
3320 Fairfield Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN. 46807
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Job Opportunity: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – Accountant

Accountant (Full-Time)FortWayneZoo

Applications are being accepted for a full-time Accountant. This position supports the financial and IT functions of the Fort Wayne Zoological Society.  The financial piece of this position will place an emphasis on revenue recognition, balance sheet reconciliations, budgeting, and the evaluation and improvement of work streams. The IT piece of this position will focus on providing internal technology support to all areas of the zoo and acting as a liaison with external consultants. A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business, or other related field is required. Three years of accounting experience is preferred; seven years is required if Bachelor’s Degree is not in accounting. Experience with MIP is also preferred. See www.kidszoo.org for a full job description and application.

Click here for a full job description and application.

This is a full-time, exempt position requiring availability for at least a 40-hour work week year-round (including some evenings, weekends, and holidays).

To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Accountant), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; Deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday; or email to employment@kidszoo.org.

Application Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017.

 

Webinar: 5 Common Legal Traps for Nonprofits & How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 wildap logo.1

2pm ET │Free

Have you ever worried your organization could have some hidden legal risks? Often it’s what we don’t know that can come back to haunt us. This is why Wild Apricot has invited Erin McClarty, nonprofit attorney and strategist, to present a free webinar on August 23 on the most common legal issues she sees nonprofits face, and what to do about them.

In this free webinar, Erin will show you:

●The 5 most common legal traps for nonprofits
●Several solutions and tools to reduce your risk
●The best jargon-free resources every nonprofit should read
Read about the presenter and register here.

Free Webinar: Managing the Complexities of Nonprofit Growth

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Tuesday August 15, 2017, 2:00 PM Eastern

In a recent industry study, 80 percent of nonprofit finance professionals say their organization plans to grow in the next 12-18 months. Nonprofit growth presents its own unique set of challenges, and, if not managed properly, can actually hurt your organization. With challenges and opportunities in mind, how do you prepare your budget, staff, and organization for growth?

What You Will Learn from this Live Interactive Webinar:
• Evaluate growth strategies through a risk management framework.
• Prepare for internal controls and processes for increased compliance complexities.
• Develop people strategies to accommodate for growth (including managing different generations).
• Identify technology requirements for accommodating growth.

Presented by npt_copy  &  abilia

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403(b) Pre-Approved Retirement Plans

The IRS has recently updated its list of pre-approved retirement irs symbolplans that have received an IRS favorable opinion or advisory letter. This means that the IRS has determined that the plan satisfies the requirements of the Internal Revenue Code Section 403(b).Only certain tax-exempt employers are eligible to sponsor an Internal Revenue Code Section 403(b).  Among those employers which may sponsor such a plan are:

  • Tax-exempt organizations established under IRC 501(c)(3)
  • Public school systems
  • Certain ministers:
    • Employed by a 501(c)(3) organization
    • Self-employed
    • Ministers not employed by a 501(c)(3) organization. but functioning as a minister in their dai8ly responsibilities with their employer.

Choosing a pre-approved plan, may be beneficial to eligible employers over individually designed plans by costing less, knowing that it meets legal requirements and will make necessary updates for you.

Additional resources and information: