Position Title: Assistant Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Position Summary: The Assistant Director is a senior management position, under the direction of the Executive Director, with responsibility for performing advanced management and leadership work. Duties include: planning, organizing, and directing of programs; financial and budgetary management, organizational human resource management and supervision; and membership coordination.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate organizational marketing and communications materials including but not limited to:
- Developing marketing materials such as flyers, emails, website content, and social media tools;
- Drafting and distributing communications for the organization as needed; and
- Developing organizational fundraising/visibility events, donor development, and planned giving.
- Assist with the oversight, development, and coordination of new programs/events, annual conference, workshops, publications, website, and endorsed service provider relationships.
- Work with Board of Directors and the Executive Director to develop program processes (presenter contracts, registration policies, cancellation policies; etc.).
- Develop/monitor annual budget:
- Assist with ongoing financial management to assure the organization stays within approved plans and budgets;
- Monitor expenditures and income; provide basic bookkeeping duties including: paying bills, recording deposits, reconciling bank statements, preparing financial reports, and assist accountants with tax documents; and
- Coordinate annual audit.
- Provide grant writing and reporting and/or coordination with contracted services.
- Provide oversight of the human resource management functions including, but not limited to, employee benefit programs, payroll, and timekeeping; unemployment claims; and maintain office personnel policies.
- Provide staff direction and supervision:
- Directly supervise Chapter/Campus Organizing Manager including performance evaluation and annual goal setting; and
- Assist in setting benchmarks for regional staff that coordinate with policy, financial, and chapter goals.
- In coordination with Chapter/Campus Organizing Manager, oversee communications program (i.e., website, emails capabilities; social media).
- In coordination with Chapter/Campus Organizing Manager, supervise membership campaigns- renewals, recruitment, and membership tracking technology.
- Maintain membership database, assisting with collection of membership dues, data collection, and general membership correspondence as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of management of nonprofit organizations
- Knowledge of finance, accounting, and budgeting principles and methods
- Leadership and supervisory skills
- Planning and organizational skills
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and shift priorities
- Interpersonal/human relations skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Report design and preparation skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a nonprofit and/or business office environment.
By November 25, please send resume, cover letter and list of three-five references to Jeanette Mott Oxford, Executive Director, Empower Missouri, 308 E. High Street, Suite 100, Jefferson City, MO 65101, or Jeanette@EmpowerMissouri.org. For more information, call 573-634-2901, x 301.
Empower Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we prohibit discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, family leave status, or any other protected group status as defined by applicable law.