About the Program
The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is seeking a Planner. Reporting to the Project Director the Planner will assist the management team with administrative functions, program operations, grants and reporting, social media, and ensuring excellence when it comes to program deliverables. The planner will also assist the Project Director and Deputy Project Director with special projects as needed.
About the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assist with strategic planning, program development, and fundraising (including grant writing and management);
- Assist with in identifying new funding streams and drafting proposals;
- Assist with the execution of grant funded programming including assisting with hiring of staff, collection of data and achievement of deliverables;
- Assist senior staff with the strategic vision for social media and ensure language and content coincides with pragmatic initiatives;
- Update and manage webpages, blogs, and social media communications including: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram;
- Assist with budgeting and spending plans;
- Assist management team with facility related matters that require follow up;
- Coordinate with office manager for ordering supplies across four offices;
- Assist program staff with purchasing and distributing program supplies;
- Take notes and follow up on all action items discussed at regular staff meetings;
- Assist with the planning of staff development retreats and professional development opportunities;
- Update and manage on-site onboarding of new staff;
- Assist the management team with administrative responsibilities;
- Assist the management team to organize bi-annual community meetings and legislative breakfast;
- Coordinate communication amongst offices managers at various locations;
- Assist management team and program staff with planning and executing events.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or related degree and a minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience. Strong written & verbal skills are required. Experience with grant writing and/or social media management preferred. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and as a part of team. An understanding of non-profit, governmental, city and foundation budget processes is preferred. Must have the ability to effectively and respectfully communicate with others. Must be extremely punctual and reliable, highly organized and detail-oriented. Must be well organized and have a demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects.
How to Apply
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:
*Writing Sample Instructions: draft a “Letter of Interest” to a potential funder for a program that would enhance the Mediation Center’s current programming
Note: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.