Director, Foundation Support and Grants Management
Workforce Development Specialist
Director, Foundation Support and Grants Management
This position is a direct report to the President and CEO and is charged with identifying and securing support from corporate, foundation and other grant sources to support both current programs and new initiatives. The position develops and implements fund raising strategies, both public and private, for Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce programming and that of its economic development affiliate, The Brooklyn Alliance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Strengthen and expand support for Chamber and Alliance programs and initiatives by developing, managing and implementing a fund raising strategy for corporate and foundation grants, as well as City, State and Federal contracts, as well as by seeking new sources of funding.
- Research, cultivate and pursue all applicable grants and Requests For Proposals, and pursue collaborative sponsorships in conjunction with program directors.
- Maintain an up-to-date and relevant donor database and institutional funding calendar, and serve as the organization’s primary liaison to funding agencies.
- Execute relevant grants administration, including tracking of financials and report preparation, including timelines and project deliverables in collaboration with program directors. Develop budgets with program directors and Vice President of Finance.
- Work with program and executive staff to develop a deep understanding of program content and organizational priorities to develop effective programs that will be attractive to funders.
- Prepare and submit grant applications, including budgetary and financial requirements, to all appropriate funding sources.
- Track proposal and reporting deadlines and departmental performance against goals.
- Oversee contract management of Chamber and Alliance public programs, including filing of contractual documents and reports. Ensure compliance with grant guidelines as required, and maintain accurate records on all grant-related activities.
- Manage a prospect portfolio and educate team members on available grants; collaborate with staff to ensure that the Chamber’s mission, vision and brand are in line with organizational growth.
- Enroll new Chamber Members and attend relevant Chamber meetings and events.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Strong interpersonal, diplomatic and negotiation skills
- Excellent computer literacy with strong command of MS Office
- Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 2 years fund raising experience, primarily with grants
Salary: $50,000 - $75,000 based on experience
Please send resume, cover letter, and salary history to Sandra Purpura, HR and Administration, at email@example.com with subject line ‘Director, Foundation Support and Grants Management’
Workforce Development Specialist
Wage or Salary $15.00 Hourly.
Hours Per Week 25-30
Last Day to Apply 2/27/2014
Position Start Date 2/6/2014
The Workforce Development Specialist serves as one of the primary professional staff positions within the Good Help program. This position will report on daily functions to the Director of Workforce Development and report on special projects and assignments as required.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Managing and processing of Good Help job seekers by conducting screening interviews to determine compatibility with specified job requirements.
Working with referral agencies including community based organizations, employment and training providers and offices of elected officials to solicit appropriate candidates for open Good Help jobs.
Providing constructive feedback to referral agencies about candidates referred to Good Help through the use of approved internal systems.
Conducting field visits to Good Help businesses in an effort to determine job conditions; providing support to businesses for staffing and related workforce development business services.
Coordinating with employers to facilitate large hiring events as necessary, including screening, scheduling and appropriate follow-up.
Participating in both internal and external events as necessary, including job fairs, trade shows, networking events and seminars.
Making appropriate referrals for businesses needing workforce related services such as legal assistance, benefits, human resources assistance, etc.
Conducting outreach to businesses to increase the number of employers providing job openings to Good Help.
Supporting the Director and Vice President with special projects and programs, including research, marketing, application, execution and follow-up.
Two years experience in workforce development, staffing or human resources. Project management experience highly desirable. Energetic, proactive and organized. Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Number of Openings 3 Part-Time Positions.
Wage or Salary DOE Hourly.
Hours Per Week Flexible Schedule
Last Day to Apply 2/28/2014
The In-Person Assistor (IPA)/Navigator Program is administered by the Brooklyn Alliance, Inc., the 501c3 not for profit arm of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, under a 62 month contract award by the NYS Department of Health (DOH). The NYS DOH works in tandem with the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to implement and facilitate the NYS Health Benefits Exchange ("the Exchange") and the SHOP. IPA/Navigator staff are the primary field staff responsible for the outreach, education and enrollment in Qualified Health Plans (QHP) through the Exchange and the SHOP. In this role, staff will work out of satellite office locations at select Brooklyn Public Library branches (BPL) in an effort to enroll individuals and small businesses in plans that are suitable for them. The IPA/Navigator team will provide unbiased, linguistically accessible information on plans, enroll individuals and small groups in insurance exchange options, and provide ongoing follow up. These positions are the key liasions between the Brooklyn Alliance, NYS DOH and the public. Each IPA/Navigator staff member will be fully trained and certified in all aspects relating to health insurance and the exchange enrollment both through state mandated training and in house training. It is the responsibility of staff to stay current and up to date on any changes regarding the requirements of ACA, the exchange, and enrollment, and will be provided ongoing guidance and coaching. IPA/Navigator staff will be responsible for a minimum amount of monthly enrollments - ensuring that the public receives health coverage in a timely manner, and will develop ongoing outreach and enrollment mechanisms based on the population in each of the target BPL locations. Teams will partner to develop and fully execute an outreach plan to ensure the widest number of individuals and small businesses are aware of the service and enrolled through the NYS HBE.
- Provide education, information and enrollment assistance to all members of the public on options available for health insurance coverage
- Understand, interpret and communicate insurance information to all potential enrollees based on their medical status, family/group size and income levels
- Utilize New York State's electronic Exchange for enrollment services
- Manage a copious set of information including information on walk-ins, calls, and face to face contacts in need of enrollment, whether or not enrolled
- Work collaboratively with staff members of the Alliance and Chamber's public programs to identify areas of opportunity for outreach and enrollment services
- Develop key community relationships in Brooklyn to reach the widest target market possible for enrollment outcomes
- Manage, track and develop all leads developed through outreach and walk-ins
- Collaborate with the IPA/Navigator teams to share information and best practices on outreach and enrollment
- Maintain the highest level of confidentiality on program specifications, enrollment information, and sensitive person data of potential enrollees
- Previous sales, customer service, or similar experience required
- Understanding of the Affordable Care Act, health insurance options and insurance enrollment
- Fluent in one of the following languages: Spanish, Yiddish and Arabic -- Required
- Bachelor's degree preferred
How to Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to TLondon@brooklynchamber.com
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