Opportunities of the Week: Director, Development & Officer Manager – Agape Child & Family Services

By May 30, 2017Jobs



Director, Development
Agape, a non-profit child and family services agency is seeking a dynamic, motivated and assertive Director of Development. The Director of Development, leads a team in the development/volunteerism /communications department activities of Agape. In partnership with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this position is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Agape’s fundraising including, the major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director of Development will help forge new relationships to build Agape’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The Director of Development will also participate in the development design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.

Education & Experience Required:
Undergraduate Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Social Work or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience with at least 3 years of relevant professional experience in development, sales, communications or other equivalent. Demonstrated success in a development capacity managing and forging relationship with multiple donor sources. Foundation relationship and grant writing experience. Desired candidate has demonstrated success in marketing, public relations, and major fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders. Professional and resourceful style, with the ability to work both independently and as a team player. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects. High energy and passion for the Agape mission vision and values. Should possess outstanding organizational and management skills, possess leadership qualities, be business-oriented and be able to perform multi-tasking, should have excellent communication skills both written and oral. Should be able to work as a link between organization and employee. Detailed and results oriented. Demonstrated excellent computer skills. Will be required to work a flexible schedule; possibly be available evenings and weekends. Candidate must be willing to engage in Agape’s Performance Quality and Improvement (also known as Continuous Quality Improvement) standards of quality & excellence.

Office Manager
The Office Manager will be responsible for developing inter- and intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures (continuous quality improvement; risk management; facilities logistics and control, staff orienting and training; office staff supervision and task delegation). Responsible for overall front office activities, including the reception area, mail, and facilities. Also responsible for directing and coordinating office services and related activities, including developing and supervising programs for the maximum utilization of services and equipment. Supervises the maintenance and alteration of office areas and equipment, as well as layout, arrangement and housekeeping of office facilities.

Education & Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills or abilities for this position with at least 3 years of relevant experience; Experienced and well-organized person to handle day-to-day operations with a focus on excellence and efficiency. Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Experience with management and logistics software systems desired. Candidate must be willing to engage in Agape’s Performance Quality and Improvement (also known as Continuous Quality Improvement) standards of quality & excellence.

Qualified Applicants, please send resumes to: Employment@Agapemeanslove.org

About Agape:
Agape Child & Family Services is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing children and families in Memphis
with healthy homes. Agape serves nearly 10,000 children and families each year in an effort to keep them safe, smart and successful through school-based initiatives and site-based services in under-resourced communities; counseling; homeless services; adoption and foster care. In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Agape and its community partners have expanded services via a two-generation model, wholly serving youth and parents in a poverty-reduction strategy, providing support, permanency, and sustainability in Frayser, Hickory Hill and Whitehaven. To learn more, call 901.323.3600 or visit agapemeanslove.org.

We are Proud to Offer: Competitive Pay, Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, and Opportunities for Professional Growth and Development

Contact: Derichia Wells, 901.323.3600, employment@agapemeanslove.org

*All positions require a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance. All applicants are subject to a drug screening and background check. Agape is a Christian organization and has certain religious requirements for its employees.