Job Openings 2017-07-25T13:21:41-07:00

Job Openings

Admin & Human Resource Coordinator
Development Assistant/ Grant Writer
Communications/ Social Media Manager
Research Assistant

Admin & Human Resource Coordinator

1- Description

The Human Resources Coordinator provides administrative and operational management and support throughout the organization for both local and remote employees.

2- Responsibilities

  • Assist managment with the end-to-end employment process – including entering employment data into computer databases, submitting job postings online, scheduling candidate interviews, coordinating on-boarding and off boarding procedures, assisting with new hire orientations and employee training and assisting when needed on larger scale HR initiatives.

  • Maintain records of personnel-related data (payroll, personal information, leaves, turnover rates, etc.) in both paper and the database and ensure all employment requirements are met.

  • Assist with drafting program proposals and making suggestions regarding benefits, performance management and policy changes, based on best practices and growth projections.

  • Manage internal learning program scheduling, presentations and follow up.

  • Planning, organizing and executing corporate events and activities alongside members of the operations team.

  • Assist supervisors in performance management procedures.

  • Perform thorough and accurate research as needed.

3- Job Requirements

  • One (1) to three (3) years accounting, office experience, or HR experience.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Working knowledge of Human Resources applications (e.g. ADP, People Strategy, SuccessFactors, etc.) required.

  • Working knowledge of accounting applications desired (e.g. QuickBooks)

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to multi-task, think strategically and problem solve with a strong attention to detail, always staying “one step ahead”

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Reliable, trustworthy and proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Displays high standards and ethical conduct

  • Professionalism in appearance and work habits

4- Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field.

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Development Assistant/ Grant Writer

1- Description

The Development Assistant/ Grant Writer will be responsible for coordinating, writing, formatting, designing, and submitting different types of grant proposals.

The successful candidate should have proven experience in grant writing, preferably for TV, media production, or communications, or drama, or film-making and motion pictures projects.

2- Responsibilities

  • Develop and write grant proposals to foundations, corporations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders.

  • Prepare proposals including budgets, staff requirements, and grant needs.

  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors Conduct prospect research.

  • Assist in cultivation and stewardship processes of institutional donors and prospects.

  • Assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations.

  • Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers.

  • Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports.

  • Prioritize projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner; meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals.

  • Write newsletter, website, public relations and social media content.

  • Manage social media presence.

3- Skills

  • The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.

  • Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential.

  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information.

  • A high level of computer literacy required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Candidates must possess a solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants.

  • Excellent time management and never missing deadlines.

  • Proficiency in Arabic language will be a plus.

4- Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years of experience in grant/ proposal writing (provide writing samples).

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or Marketing.

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Communications & Social Media Manager

1- Description

The manager of communications and Social Media will be responsible for developing editorial content and managing and implementing social media strategies that raise the profile of Awareness and Change Inc. (AACI). He/she will build and maintain social media channels in collaboration with the associate director of communications, develop, write, and edit content for a variety of communication channels, including the AACI’s blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other online and digital platforms.

2- Responsibilities

  • Design and execute communications strategy for social campaigns with a specific focus on engagement and marketing.

  • Write and edit content for a variety of channels, including AACI’s website, social media and email communications. Maintaining consistency in wording, branding and messaging across all communications to ensure the corporation is appropriately represented.

  • Develop, create, aggregate, repurpose, and segment AACI’s content in consultation with staff.

  • Monitor AACI’s social presence and actively participate in online conversations to build brand visibility.

  • Integrate more photography, video, audio, graphics, and other multimedia into the online engagement strategy.

  • Work closely with staff to ensure cohesive communications on all social media channels.

  • Manage, maintain and gauge AACI’s social media interaction.

  • Monitor best practices around social media and web-based communication opportunities and advise of best solutions for web outreach.

  • Research and evaluate new social media sites, tools and applications that AACI can incorporate into its efforts.

  • Utilize social media and web analytics, metrics, SEO tools, and reporting to create benchmark reports that inform and improve AACI social media reach. Analyze sales data, economic data, demographic/competitor info.

  • Explore and evaluate emerging social media opportunities and tools to build strategies and proposals for implementing effective social media campaigns to drive communication strategy for AACI.

  • Ensure programs are delivered on-time and stay on budget ensuring efficient spending of resources.

  • Assist in the development and production of articles, opinion pieces, discussion papers, training manuals, and governance documents for publication on behalf of AACI.

  • Assist in the copyrighting, editing, proofing, designing, and production of related AACI publications and other production schedules as assigned.

3- Job Requirements

  • 3+ years in social media marketing, with at least two years in a leadership or strategic role.

  • Strong strategic planning, project management and organizational skills.

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat..etc) and how they can be leveraged to achieve business goals.

  • Ensure and implement best practices so that the channels security and brand safety are maintained and preserved.

  • Experience in developing compelling social media campaigns and effective content strategies.

  • Experience in creating, implementing, measuring, and reporting on campaign and content performance.

  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format.

  • Team leader and with the confidence to take the lead and guide other departments when necessary.

  • Experience in managing and developing a team, with experience onboarding to new social media management, listening platforms, and social frameworks.

  • Knowledgeable about the principles of SEO and how they apply to social content and digital assets distribution.

  • Ability to work independently on a project or in a team environment, and handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

  • Knowledge of logging/community ecosystems is a plus.

  • Proficiency in Arabic language will be a plus.

4- Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years experience in social media marketing, with at least two years in a leadership or strategic role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, English or Journalism.

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Research Assistant

1- Description

The Research Assistant will conduct data collection, input, analysis, assist with manuscript preparation and interpretation, run reports, create presentations, and present data at various meetings.

This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector. This is a ground level experience working in a startup non-profit. This is also a great chance to develop above-entry-level skills.

2- Responsibilities

  • Research, retrieval and assembly of background material for grant proposals

  • Researching available and applicable grants

  • Data entry and time-lining for grant proposals

  • Drafting of letters of inquiry and full grant proposals for submission

3- Job Requirements

  • One year experience in similar job

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Goal driven students preferably with non-profit or other volunteer experience, or a desire to gain such experience

  • Strong time-management, organizational, and internet research skills a must

  • Ability to self-motivate, stay on task and work independently

4- Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or Graduate in the domain of Communications, Marketing, English or Journalism, or similar.

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