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Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:12 AM

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Company: LatinFinance
Position:
Editor
Location:
New York, New York
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Website: http://www.latinfinance.com

Description:
Features Editor

LatinFinance, the leading source of value-added intelligence on the financial markets and economies of Latin America and the Caribbean, seeks an ambitious journalist and editor to oversee production of our flagship bi-monthly magazine. The features editor takes responsibility for managing all aspects of LatinFinance's magazine production, from the planning stages until it reaches the printers and goes online, and also oversees the publication's awards and surveys. The role involves engaging with the top levels of government, finance and business in Latin America, and regular travel to the region.

The ideal candidate for this senior editorial role will have solid experience writing long-form magazine articles, editing copy so that it sparkles, and guiding reporters. S/he will have an understanding of financial and economic issues in Latin America, outstanding organizational skills, an understanding of the intersection between web and print products and, ideally, fluency in Portuguese or Spanish.

Based in New York or Miami, the role offers the chance to shape the agenda and debate on Latin America's financial markets, as well as the opportunity to lead a strongly recognized print brand and its online presence.

Principal specific responsibilities are:

- Planning the magazine, commissioning writers and coaching reporters where necessary

- Researching and writing articles for the magazine, Daily Brief news service, and website

- Editing copy, writing headlines, captions and intros

- Overseeing the production process including selecting photos and page furniture, and supervising page design

- Overseeing and coordinating the awards selection process



Key Skills - Qualifications & Experience:

Essential:

> Experience writing magazine features and editing copy

> Understanding of financial and economic issues and trends in Latin America

> Understanding of financial markets, including capital markets

> Ability to manage others

> Strong organizational skills

> Sound IT proficiency

> Ability to work to deadlines under tight time pressures



Desirable:

> Fluency in either Portuguese or Spanish

> Magazine editing experience

> Experience using content management systems and HTML.

• Location: Other


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:12 AM

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Company: Power Finance & Risk
Position:
Editor
Location:
New York, New York
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Website: http://www.powerfinancerisk.com

Description:
Power Finance & Risk is seeking a Managing Editor to join its growing team in New York. The ME is responsible for maintaining our real-time website and active social media presence, editing stories focused on power project finance and asset-based M&A and executing weekly print production, as well as organizing daily and breaking news emails.

The ME researches related data and statistics and coordinates with our data associates to create compelling graphics for the web and print. S/he also liaises with our marketing and advertising teams to help realize commercial projects and events and ensure consistency in PFR’s growth strategy. S/he will work closely with the Editor to maintain PFR’s regular menu of features, train staff and engage with potential contributors for content through source meetings and event attendance.

The position requires an organized team player with the dexterity to juggle multiple tasks. Financial news reporting experience, social media savvy and excellent communication skills are also required. Experience with content management systems, overseeing staff and print production are ideal.

Power Finance & Risk provides a comprehensive package of insightful news, analysis, proprietary data and informed perspectives on financing and M&A in the power industry in the Americas. Our target demographic includes commercial and investment banks, private equity funds, independent power producers, institutional investors, asset managers, advisors and corporate law firms. For more information visit www.powerfinancerisk.com. PFR is part of Euromoney Institutional Investor.

Please send a short cover letter in an email and attach resume and clips to sara.rosner@powerfinancerisk.com

• Location: Other


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:12 AM

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La Key Realty is an opportunistic private equity real estate firm located in deer Park, NY specializing in value-added and/or distressed multi and single family investments nationwide. The LKR “difference” is providing “A” class type amenities in neglected properties to help improve the quality of life for residents who live in older and often mis-managed communities. LKR utilizes its wealth of experience and advanced repositioning strategies to create higher demand and inherent property management. We will train you to succeed.
Our company has a broad range of skills, including:
• Community development
• Administrative duties ( Microsoft 365)
• Socialization skills
• Communication
• Real Estate education
I would welcome the opportunity to further discuss this position with you. If you have questions or would like to schedule an interview, please contact me by phone at 631-392-4450 or by email at lakesha@Lakeyrealty.com

Contact
lakesha clark
6313924450
LA KEY REALTY
lakeyrealty.com

• Location: Other, Deer Park, NY


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:28 AM

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TAKE THE LEAD prepares, develops, inspires and propels women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. It's today's women's movement — a unique catalyst for women to embrace power and reach leadership parity.

We are seeking an intern to join our team and manage our Movement Blog http://www.taketheleadwomen.com/blog/. This is a great opportunity for someone who has an interest in women's leadership, blogging and social media.

Responsibilities

Convene a weekly writers huddle
Oversee topic ideas
Creates and maintains posting schedule
Generate blog topics
Edits pieces
Submits to web master
Reviews and update blog guidelines

Requirements

Excellent writing and proofreading skills
Ability to work independently
Minimum 15 hour a week commitment
Proficiency in Wordpress a plus

Start and end dates are flexible.


How to apply

Please send your resume and cover letter with position title in the subject line to Rhea Beddoe at rheabeddoe@taketheleadwomen.com.

• Location: Manhattan, 322 W. 57th Street, Suite 45M


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 5:06 AM

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Answer phones, general customer service needs . Also handle administrative duties such as calendar management . Must have excellent communication skills, solid MS Office skills and prior experience working within a reception or customer service capacity. Excellent opportunity for a warm, intelligent and friendly individual.

Schedule is Flexible - Require 3 days on weekday but flexible on hours . At least 15 hours a week. Can be more time depending on your schedule and income needs.

• Location: Brooklyn


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:08 AM

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The Musical Theatre Factory seeks a Development Intern to join the staff of this exciting new organization. This position will focus on identifying and pursuing grant and other and development opportunities to support the artistic ventures in the Musical Theatre Factory’s inaugural year. The intern will gain knowledge of and experience with high-level fundraising and the unique opportunity to support the development program at a new non-profit organization. This position reports to Founding Artistic Director, Shakina Nayfack, and will work in collaboration with the Development Coordinator as part of the Factory Development Team.

The Musical Theatre Factory is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping musical theatre artists (writers, composers, performers, choreographers, directors, music directors) develop and present new work in a collaborative atmosphere free from the pressures of critical or financial success. We currently operate from our Times Square office and blackbox above the Drama Bookshop.

The Musical Theatre Factory is a strictly volunteer-based organization at this time, but you will receive a travel stipend for this internship. Along with helping to design the development plan of an emergent theatre company, you will cultivate new professional contacts and mentors in producing, development, and marketing and work with our exceptional team of artists and advisors. You will have the unique opportunity to build relationships with MTF artists, patrons, and prospective donors.

This internship, running January to May or June, is an excellent opportunity for someone with a desire to work as a Producer or Development Coordinator. The ideal candidate is a junior or senior college student or a recent graduate with experience in arts administration. A passion for the position and for what we’re all about is more important than experience in the field. We are seeking an intern who can work 20 daytime hours per week and attend/assist with evening events. The hours are flexible, and we are willing to work with your schedule.

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs@mtf.nyc. Tell us why you are the perfect candidate for this position, and a few development ideas that you might implement as part of the job. We will contact qualified applicants to schedule interviews ASAP. More information about the Musical Theatre Factory can be found at http://www.mtf.nyc.

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:08 AM

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The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Through innovative and pioneering services as well as the research, public advocacy and training of its Justice Strategies division, CCA fosters individual transformation, reduces reliance on incarceration and advocates for more responsive juvenile and criminal justice policies.


Job description

We are seeking an enthusiastic self-starting Director of Resource Development who is able to work well in a collaborative environment to research, cultivate and maintain public and private funding opportunities consistent with our agency mission and services; develop, write, and edit compelling proposals, managing the grant process from start to submission; advance and maintain relationships with funders and community partners; and identify and capitalize on emerging needs and funding trends. Work directly with the Executive and Deputy Directors and the Board of Directors to enhance agency resources, individual giving and visibility.

Specific responsibilities include researching and writing proposals, preparing and coordinating grant applications and proposals for public and private funding sources, providing leadership, coordination and technical assistance with management, fiscal and program staff in the development of proposals and applications, reports, donor development, and supporting materials to assist in fund development and communicating CCA's mission.

Qualifications: Master's Degree in public policy, sociology, or related field, with knowledge of criminal and/or juvenile justice system preferred. Four years experience with a non profit organization or in a position involving substantial writing and research work. Proven track record of writing proposals for five and six figure gifts and be well versed in local, state, national and foundation grant writing applications.

Must have highly developed interpersonal, writing, research and computer skills with the ability to positively and constructively partner with stakeholders and administrators to complete grant writing activities, work independently, take initiative, manage multiple concurrent projects, persistence, organization and the flexibility to work extra hours to meet deadlines.


How to apply

Please send cover letter indicating position applying for, salary history and resume to:

Center for Community Alternatives

25 Chapel Street , 7th Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11201

fax: (718) 858-9670

email: jobs@communityalternatives.org

• Location: Brooklyn, 25 Chapel Street, 7th Floor


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:08 AM

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K.S. J.A.M.M. Dance Troupe a 501(c)3 organization was founded by Stan Morse and Kashani Stokley in 1988 at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. Mr. Morse was Kashani's youth counselor and mentor who encouraged him to share his passion for dance with other low-income disadvantaged youth in the Crown Heights community. At the age of 12 years old, Kashani was very eager to teach others the art of dance.

K.S. J.A.M.M. Dance Troupe is a community based non-profit dance school in the Crown Heights community providing dance instruction to low-income disadvantaged youth in Modern, Jazz, Tap, African, Hip Hop and Salsa Salsa dance ages 3 years through adult.

K.S. J.A.M.M. Troupe's class fees are 75 percent below the average dance school rates in New York City. Students are in preparation to perform in an annual dance recital attended by an audience of family, friends and guest.


Internship description

As an intern, you will work directly with the Founder & Executive Director in the following areas: administrative, operations, customer service, social media, marketing and promotions.

Responsibilities:

Managing the dance troupe's website with our contracted vendor
Managing the dance troupe's database system with our contracted vendor
Managing social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) with relevant content to increase following
Respond to telephone and email inquiries
Assist with writing of email blasts
Coordinating and planning events

The Ideal Candidate:

An interest in dance is preferred but not required
Tech savvy and computer literate with Microsoft Office, Apple Products,
Experienced on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Extremely organized and detail oriented
Self motivated and can manage multiple workflows and prioritize time
Dance experience an asset but not required
Current college students welcomed

On-Site Hours

Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm (NY Based Mandatory)
Remote Hours (available to respond to emails and handle any necessary tasks)

Monday – Friday 11:00am – 1:00pm

Start Date:

Immediately


How to apply

Please send a brief cover letter & your resume to info@ksjammdancetroupe.com

• Location: Brooklyn, 347 Nostrand Avenue


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:11 AM

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Concepts of Independence, New York State's largest consumer-directed home care program is seeking a Full-Time (Mon-Fri; 9-5) Administrative Assistant for our satellite office in Yonkers. Candidate MUST have prior HOME CARE / OFFICE EXPERIENCE. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is necessary. Candidate must clearly speak English (with fluency in Spanish preferred).

Candidate must have exceptional organizational skills, be able to prioritize while multi-tasking with close attention to detail, and be able to work with a team in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include assisting various departments with support responsibilities, including: finance department, compliance and intake departments and general office functions including receptionist and filing.


How to apply

Please attach your resume to your email and reply the following 5 items in your email (if your email does not include the 5 items, the resume will not be reviewed):

Years of high-school/college experience
Years of home care experience
Years of office experience
Languages spoken
Salary requirements (per hour)
Please email resumes and replies to: careers@coiny.org

• Location: Westchester, Yonkers


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:11 AM

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American Friends of Attingham (AFA) is a New York-based 501(c)(3) educational organization for the study of historic houses and collections in Britain.


Interested in developing your administrative skill set and gaining experience working with a non-profit?

American Friends of Attingham seeks a responsible, detail-oriented intern to assist with:

Database and record management.
Donor research and acknowledgments.
Archival project (there is the option to make this the main focus of the internship)
Preparation for Spring programs and special events.
Each day will be varied to provide a wide-range of administrative experiences. Through the work you will be exposed to the subject matter explored during Attingham Trust courses (focused on the English country house) and the scholars devoted to this area of study. Interest in art history, decorative arts, English country homes and gardens, or arts administration/non-profit management is a plus! Learn more about us at www.americanfriendsofattingham.org

This is an excellent resume building opportunity. The ideal candidate can commit to a minimum of 100 hrs. (which may be broken up over several weeks, or completed as full-time for approx. 2-3 weeks). The ideal candidate would start in early/mid-January. We are a small non-profit organization affiliated with a British Trust. We're located in a shared office space in Chelsea (on 7th Ave. at 28th St.). The schedule is flexible and the environment is casual and friendly, but the responsibility requires self-discipline and professionalism.


To apply, please email your resume and a brief personal statement explaining your interest in the internship to: Cheryl Hageman, attingham@verizon.net

• Location: Manhattan, 307 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1201


Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:11 AM

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The Resolution Project ("Resolution") is a youth leadership development organization that works with undergraduate social entrepreneurs, and empowers them with the seed-funding, mentorship and advisory services they need to make a difference.

Resolution is seeking a Development and Communications Intern with a passion for nonprofit work looking to gain more experience in nonprofit fundraising, operations, and program development by handling various tasks associated with special projects critical to the operations of a small nonprofit organization.

Qualifications:

Ability to be based in our New York City office at least 2 days per week
Committed to working 15 - 20 hours per week from January 12 – April 3
Flexible Schedule: This individual will primarily work out of Resolution's small midtown office, but may be asked to work evening/weekend hours depending on the events and meeting schedule
Willing to use personal laptop for intern-related duties
Self-starter – ability to work well alone and with others
Passionate about young people making an impact and committed to social change and social entrepreneurship
Extremely organized with meticulous attention to detail and follow through
Team-player attitude. We are a small group, with a 'roll up your sleeves' corporate culture, so we are looking for someone who is excited about lending a hand
Proficient in Microsoft Office with high level of general computer competency

What you'll do:

The Development and Communications Intern will be responsible for helping with the following:

Development


Assisting with gift processing and acknowledgment
Researching corporate, foundation, and additional third party funding opportunities aligned with the mission of Resolution
Helping develop, draft, and edit proposals and update reports for partners
Assisting with activities related to Resolution's Young Leaders Now Award Dinner, including material development, logistics, RSVP tracking, and other assorted tasks.
Assisting with activities related to Resolution's Advisory Board Recognition Event, including logistics, materials, RSVP tracking, and other assorted tasks.

Communications

Developing and drafting monthly social media posts for Facebook and Twitter
Contributing to overall communications and outreach strategy
Helping draft newsletters and donor communications
Help maintain up-to-date website

Some administrative work as necessary, including:

Filing
Data-entry into Salesforce database
Scheduling
Compiling meeting notes and minutes

Interns will have an opportunity to interact with each of the five staff members of Resolution, Resolution's Executive Committee, and other volunteer leaders of the organization. Some skills an Intern would develop during their time with Resolution include:

Identifying fundraising opportunities and craft a compelling case for support
Understanding mechanics of acknowledging and recognizing donors and sponsors for their support
Managing and executing successful fundraising and volunteer recognition events
Understanding the basics of Salesforce and the backend of this comprehensive CRM
Learning to write concise, strong, and effective communications for newsletters, social media, and other platforms


How to apply

Please send your resume, cover letter, and information for two references to victoria@resolutionproject.org. Please keep your cover letter concise and include why you think Resolution is the right fit for you.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Resolution Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, religion, sexual orientation or political beliefs.

• Location: Manhattan, 1120 Avenue of the Americas


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:23 PM

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Hailed as "cultural ambassador to the world" by the U.S. Congress, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the New York City Center stage for its 43rd consecutive year. Renowned for stellar performances, high-caliber dance training and innovative educational initiatives, which reach nearly 50, 0000 people around the globe each year, The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition.

We are seeking a dedicated team member to join as Executive Assistant to The Executive Director (ED) providing administrative support to ensure the smooth operation and coordination between the ED's office and various departments. The Executive Assistant will serve as a liaison between the ED and Board of Directors, manage special projects as needed, prepare materials and presentations and supervise a part-time assistant.

Responsibilities include:

Represent on behalf of the Executive Director (ED), attend and participate in meetings, activities, and events, take notes and follow up as needed.

Work closely with the Board of Directors, providing follow-up on requests for information, reproduction of materials and documentation, the coordination and scheduling of meetings.
Organize and prioritize large volumes of information, calls and mail; fields and answer routine and non-routine questions.
Handle and process confidential and non-routine information.
Assist the ED in the management of his schedule, coordinate meetings, travel, departmental meetings, etc.
Draft and prepare general correspondence, expense reports, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, presentations, etc.
Acts as project manager for special projects which may include the planning and coordination of multiple presentations, disseminating information or coordinating company-wide activities.

Skills/Qualifications:

Attention to detail in composing, typing, proofing materials, establishing priorities, meeting deadlines, coordinating and scheduling meetings and follow-up. Work in a fast-paced environment, with a demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands.

Exercise significant tact and courtesy, in addition to maintaining confidentiality and constructive relationships, when working with the Board of Directors, staff, public, and other external parties.
Possess a thorough knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of computer applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Database management a plus.
Experience in a similar or comparable organization preferred.
Supervisory experience desirable.

Experience/Education:

B.A./B.S required. Masters in Arts Administration a plus.
Specific interest in dance a plus.


How to apply

To apply for this position please submit the following to ExecAssistJob@alvinailey.org:

Cover letter and resume detailing your interest in this position at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater along with salary requirements.
Contact information for two professional references.
No phone calls please.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, or any other protected characteristic as established

• Location: Manhattan, 405 West 55th Street


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:09 AM

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Earthjustice is seeking a full-time Office Manager to join our Northeast regional office. This position oversees the operations of the New York City office and will provide administrative support to the office staff.

Responsibilities: Tasks may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Administration

Manage and maintain facilities and office equipment for the New York office.
Manage office calendar, mail, email, and voicemail.
Arrange and plan office events and travel.
Provide on-site IT support.
Draft, edit, and proofread correspondence and other written materials for program staff as needed.
Maintain library materials.
Coordinate with other regional office managers to assist in the development of best business practices.
Supervise Northeast Office Assistant.

Finance

Accounts payable and receivable.
Assist managing attorneys with budget development and implementation.
Manage facilities budget and track litigation expenses against monthly budget reports.
Prepare quarterly billing statements for New York Office and maintain billing records.
Process expense reports and reimbursements for staff.
Manage Timeslips, including uploading monthly time reports to Headquarters and running time reports as needed.
Manage NY client trust account.

Human Resources

Serve as Human Resources liaison and provide instructions and guidance to employees on human resources procedures and documentation requirements.
Conduct orientation for new employees, clerks, and volunteers, and assist departing staff with exit procedures.
Manage Northeast jobs inbox and coordinate interviewing and recruitment of staff, law clerks, and volunteers.
Maintain personnel files and other management files.



Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree.
A minimum of 5-7 years’ office management experience; prior law firm management litigation assistant, or non-profit experience a plus.
Experience in accounting and budgeting.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite.
A can-do attitude, meticulous attention to detail, and an unrelenting commitment to high performance standards.
The ability to organize, set priorities among multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and function calmly under pressure.
Flexible, punctual, highly reliable, and available for occasional evening work.
People skills and a sense of humor.



Compensation: We offer a competitive salary, based on experience, and excellent benefits that are comprehensive and competitive. We also offer an informal and collegial work environment with a casual dress code for the office.



Application Procedure: Please send a letter explaining your interest and qualifications, a resume, a brief writing sample, and contact information for three professional or academic references by e-mail to: neoffice_jobs@earthjustice.org. Subject line should read: Office Manager. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. No telephone calls or hard copies.



Deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.



Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

• Location: Other


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 AM

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ASTRAEA LESBIAN FOUNDATION FOR JUSTICE

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION:


The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe. We support brilliant and brave grantee partners in the U.S. and internationally who challenge oppression and seed change. We work for racial, economic, social, and gender justice because we all deserve to live our lives freely, without fear, and with dignity.

The first grantmaker to hundreds of organizations, Astraea plays a catalytic role for LGBTQI groups across the globe. Our grantmaking, capacity building and philanthropic advocacy programs promote and support the work of lesbian, trans and LGBTQI organizations to challenge oppression and claim rights.

Job Title:
Executive Assistant

Department: Executive Reports to: Executive Director and Deputy Director

Hours: Full Time, approx. 35 hours/week

Position Summary

The Executive Assistant will support the Executive Director (ED) with the essential daily tasks. The role requires a forward thinking and motivated individual who will take initiative in helping to improve the effectiveness of the organization. The ideal candidate will be a well-versed administrator adept in project management, implementing organizational systems and managing a demanding calendar. Candidate will possess exemplary oral and written communication skills with the ability to respond on behalf of the ED. The Executive Assistant will be computer savvy, detailed oriented and able to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment. The role requires optimal time management skills with the ability to manage travel, conferences, speaking engagements and other events. Candidate must be highly organized, self-directed, pro-active and willing to take the initiative to solve problems, make judgment calls and set priorities based on the Executive Director's and organization's demands. The ideal candidate must be extremely polished, professional and personable to engage stakeholders and the public. Some Personal Assistant duties may be required. Evenings and weekend work to include accessibility to the ED is required.

Key Responsibilities

Administrative support & management:


Manage and coordinate ED's daily schedule
Handle all logistics of ED appointments and meetings, including opening call lines
Prepare ED's travel arrangements in compliance with organizational travel policies
Research and prepare meeting materials
Work with Fiscal Department to track ED expenses, including purchases, credit cards, travel and other miscellaneous expenses; ensure expenses are in compliance with organizational policies
Be responsible for collecting ED's credit card receipts and conduct monthly reconciliation of credit card bill
Maintain filing system, contact lists, etc.
Various administrative and office management tasks
Serve as backup support for the Administrative/Office Coordinator role
Support the Executive Team, including Deputy Director, as needed

Board support:

Work with the ED and the Board of Directors to support Board meetings, including document preparation, travel and meeting logistics.
Scheduling of Board conference calls and meetings both internal and external to the organization.
Manage board Basecamp account
Attend meetings and take minutes
Track email votes

Possible other opportunities & cross-team support:

Work with the ED and the Development Department to manage ED's individual portfolio, institutional relationships and public direct fundraising asks.
Support drafting and editing of ED presentations and external communications as needed
Provide pre-meeting/event briefings and logistical support to ED for both internal and external events; may occasionally accompany ED to off-site and out-of-town events.
Work with ED and Development Team to plan cultivation events (i.e. house parties)
Participate in staff-wide projects, organizational planning, fundraising and events
Participate in other meetings and activities as assigned.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to provide guidance where needed. The ideal candidate must be accustomed to demonstrating a high level of integrity, diplomacy and professionalism at all times. She/he will have passion and a deep level of respect and commitment towards the values and mission of the organization. Exemplary interpersonal and organizational skills are required. Must be able to "roll up your sleeves" and possess a "can-do" attitude and have thick skin. Experience supporting 2 or more executives is highly preferred.

Must have prior administrative experience of at least 3 years.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency with MS Word and Excel; Powerpoint a plus.
Some experience with office management.
Good problem solving skills.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage ever-shifting priorities.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Astraea is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, multicultural work environment. People of color, people with disabilities and people of diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions and identities are encouraged to apply.

For more information visit www.astraeafoundation.org


How to apply

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@astraeafoundation.org and include EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT in the subject line. Please submit application by December 19 2014. No phone calls, please – only applicants being considered for interviews will be contacted.

• Location: Manhattan, 116 E 16th St., 7th Floor, 7th Floor,


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 AM

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Looking for a friendly, highly motivated and organized Office Assistant with a positive attitude, to help our growing custom lighting business.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Helping with day-to-day activities such as organizing, filing, scheduling, faxing, etc;
Acting liaison between production, sales, and marketing teams;
Aide in customer service including greeting walk-in customers, answering phones, and email correspondence;
Ordering supplies and keeping the office in full working order;
Typing sales orders, making purchase orders, and order scheduling;
Various other ad hoc activities

Qualifications:
Experience in quickbooks, microsoft office (word, excel, outlook, etc) - A MUST
Excellent English speaking and writing skills - A MUST
MAC OS familiarity - A MUST
Great attention to detail and experience in a high paced work environment;
A professional appearance and personable phone demeanor;
2-3 years office experience in a manufacturing or design company preferred;
Experience in the lighting industry a major plus.

Job is located in Sunset Park/ Industry City, Brooklyn, just two blocks from the D,N,R line at 36th Street.

MUST SEND YOUR RESUME FOR CONSIDERATION TO ARTGLASSLIGHTING@GMAIL.COM

• Location: Brooklyn


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 AM

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The English-Speaking Union of the United States, an international philanthropic educational non-profit membership organization with 67 branches across the country, seeks a Branch Communication Coordinator. Reporting to the Manager of Operations, the Branch Communication Coordinator is the primary contact at National Headquarters with its volunteer branch officers and members. S/he has prime responsibility for monitoring and facilitating the successful functioning of branches.

Responsibilities include:

Serving as liaison between the National Headquarters and branch volunteer administrators, assisting them in a variety of tasks
Maintaining information/communication channels
Maintaining and updating national website and individual Branch websites. Creating online forms and tracking website usage.
Producing brochures, flyers and other promotional materials
Executing email blasts
Maintaining Branch files
Assisting in the coordination of a conferences and meetings

Qualifications:

Excellent oral communication ability and interpersonal skills.
Excellent writing skills
Proficiency in contemporary computer technology
Preferred (but not required) proficiency in Constant Contact, Raiser's Edge, Google Analytics and social media)
Good organizational skills and ability to multitask.
BA degree or related work experience
Willingness to travel


How to apply

Please send a letter by e-mail explaining your interest in the position and qualifications, one writing sample and resume to ghamel@esuus.org

• Location: Manhattan, 144 East 39th Street


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 AM

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No Home Gallery is a New York based company creating a series of monthly site specific art events. We are currently seeking a hardworking and passionate research assistant with experience in contemporary art. Responsibilities will include assisting in the research for upcoming projects, contributing to our blog and social media platforms, and occasional art handling and studio visits. The job also includes the possibility to curate an original future No Home Gallery show. Adobe photoshop skills are a plus.

Our team is small and every exhibition is unique so the chosen candidate will have the opportunity to meet people from all over the NY art world and to have a large impact on the future of our organization.

This job is unpaid and part-time. It will last three months with the possibility of extension.


How to apply

Please submit your resume, coverletter and availablity to info@nohomegallery.com .

• Location: Manhattan, Union square


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 AM

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The Anne Frank Center USA, a partner organization of the Anne Frank House, uses the diary and spirit of Anne Frank as unique tools to advance her legacy, to educate young people and communities about the consequences of intolerance, racism and discrimination, and to inspire the next generation to build a world based on mutual respect.

The Center fulfills its mission through the North American Traveling Exhibition Program, the Exhibition and Education Center in New York City, the Annual Spirit of Anne Frank Awards, and through the development of educational materials and programs for teachers and students.

Job description

The Director of Development is responsible for raising private and public funds to support AFC's ongoing operations and special projects, including education programs, temporary exhibits, and national initiatives. Gifts and grants currently provide approximately 80 percent of AFC's annual budget (about $820,000 in 2014). The new Director of Development will be expected to increase AFC's contributed support in order to meet the needs of our growing organization.

Responsibilities include:

1. Create, implement and evaluate a comprehensive development program, including major gifts, the annual appeal, Board contributions, online giving, and unrestricted gifts and restricted grants from individuals, foundations, corporations and public agencies. Provide excellent stewardship for AFC's donors. Prospect research and donor cultivation skills are essential.

2. Collaborate with AFC staff to raise funds for ongoing exhibits and education programs and special projects, such as the national sapling initiative.

3. Work with the Executive Director and Gala Committee to plan and execute the annual Spirit of Anne Frank Awards gala, held annually in June.

4. Provide staff support for the Development Committee and other Board assignments as needed.


Required Qualifications:

Understanding of and commitment to AFC's mission of teaching the dangers of intolerance through the words and ideals of Anne Frank.
At least five years of experience in development, preferably with significant major giving experience as well as planned giving, annual campaigns, events, and grant writing.
Knowledge of donor data bases (previous experience with eTapestry helpful but not essential)
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Familiarity with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr
Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
Bachelor's degree required.

The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and works with the 20-member Board of Directors and four other professional staff members to advance AFC's mission and increase its base of support.


How to apply

Please send a cover letter and resume (no more than two pages) as one Word file to kwilson@annefrank.com. No phone calls please.

We will arrange interviews beginning in early December.

• Location: Manhattan, 44 Park Place


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 AM

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Shetler Studios & Theatres is a center for entertainment professionals in the heart of New York’s Theatre District, offering a unique infrastructure that supports projects from audition through rehearsal to performance.

Music, dance and acting studios are complemented by two theatres and three recital halls. Professional facilities, an inspired environment and expert industry staff combine to provide the New York artist with an unparalleled studio experience.

Internship description

Want to earn credit toward studio rentals at one of Manhattan's top facilities? Apply to the dynamic intern program at the newly renovated Shetler Studios & Theatres!

Our internships are designed to provide an opportunity to further your understanding of the performing arts industry, gain exposure to industry contacts and resources, and develop your administrative tools. Interns receive credit for hours worked that can be applied towards studio usage. There is no monetary compensation, however, interns are first-in-line for work opportunities that arise at the studios.

Applicants should be emerging entertainment professionals with basic experience or training in the performing arts, arts administration or technical production.

To apply for an interview, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:

Kyle Groff, Studio Director, at
shetlerstudiosoffice@gmail.com

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 AM

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BACKGROUND

Established in 1932, The Alumni Association-College of Medicine's primary mission is to provide financial support and services to medical students, and to enhance their experience during their four years at Downstate. The services provided by the association promote the interests of the College and improve its effectiveness by fostering fellowship among the alumni. It also provides mentoring services for the medical students and enhances opportunities to network among alumni.

The Association is committed to enhancing the medical education and training of Downstate medical students. Alumni participate in the general support and career mentoring programs to help students feel welcome and connected at SUNY Downstate and share their expertise to help students choose their specialty. The Alumni Association acts as a liaison between the medical school faculty and students to promote a positive learning environment. Working alongside the Alumni association, the Alumni Fund is the fundraising body as well as the entity that takes in philanthropic donations and makes grants to fund the Alumni Association programs and services. The Alumni Association is responsible for all the business and financial operations of the Fund.

Alumni Association Student Supported Programs

Providing financial support to the medical students and school is the top priority. The Alumni Association supports many programs for medical students including:
• Tuition Scholarships: The Association offers scholarships based on financial need.
• Student Summer Research Fellowships: Support for students to conduct full-time research for an 8-week period (during summer following the first year) to promote interest in research.
• Health Care in Developing Countries Elective: Participating students in this overseas elective are supported by travel grants from the Alumni Fund.
• MD/PhD Summer Research Programs: Support summer research in areas in which students are concentrating their studies and ensure their stipend is competitive with other medical schools.

Alumni Association Student Supported Programs
Providing financial support to the medical students and school is the top priority. The Alumni Association supports many programs for medical students including:
• Tuition Scholarships: The Association offers scholarships based on financial need.
• Student Summer Research Fellowships: Support for students to conduct full-time research for an 8-week period (during summer following the first year) to promote interest in research.
• Health Care in Developing Countries Elective: Participating students in this overseas elective are supported by travel grants from the Alumni Fund.
• MD/PhD Summer Research Programs: Support summer research in areas in which students are concentrating their studies and ensure their stipend is competitive with other medical schools.

POSITION
Reporting to the Board of Managers and President with a dotted line to the Chairman of the Alumni Fund, the Executive Director is responsible for the management and operation of the Alumni Association in accordance with its bylaws, policies and procedures. This is an opportunity for a talented executive leader to build upon the success of a well established organization. The Executive Director will drive and implement the mission of the organization. Responsibilities include increasing the scope of Institutional Advancement and strengthening Alumni based initiatives, including the development of strategies to strengthen reunions and networks so as to increase the scholarships and services for the students. She/he will manage and lead the day-to-day operations of the organization with the help of a small staff and volunteers.

The Executive Director will also serve as a leader and visionary in developing and executing a long-term strategy to raise the profile and visibility of the Alumni Association, with a particular emphasis on creating and implementing strategies to increase Alumni participation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Executive Leadership

• In conjunction with the Board and key staff members, develop organizational goals and objectives consistent with the mission and vision of the Alumni Association.
• Supervise and lead the professional staff and provide strong, creative, energetic leadership and direction to the agency staff, members and volunteers.
• Capacity to strategically develop innovative programs which will enfranchise, excite and grow the community of students, alumni and volunteers.

General Management
• Ensure the day-to-day operations and programs are effectively administered and communicate with the Board about operational or situational challenges facing the organization.
• Prepare agenda and presentations for the four meetings of the two Boards.

•Build and maintain effective and trusting relationships with staff, board and departments of the Medical College. Encourage and empower staff to maximize productivity, ensure professional excellence and high quality standards, and promote teamwork. Provide opportunity for professional development and advancement.

• Provide expertise and leadership regarding the ongoing evaluation of programs.
• Ensure best practices in dealing with the Alumni Fund and the Alumni Association.

Finance and Administration
• Closely monitor the financial status of the organization and ensure that sound financial controls are in place and observed for both the Association and the Fund.
• Work closely with the accountant and finance professionals on all matters of budget preparation and audit. Ensure a budget process that provides both accountability and program creativity.
• Negotiate contracts with vendors including insurance, printing and event locations.
• Work closely with the attorney, accountants and bankers to ensure legal compliance with regulators and federal organizations including IRS and NYS Department of Charities.
• Evaluate the financial impact of ongoing programs and new initiatives.
Institutional Advancement
• Develop and implement an overall fundraising plan and strategy to increase gifts through alumni reunion campaigns, major gifts, special events and legacy solicitations.
• Work closely with the reunion heads to train help and solicit class gifts.
• Implement strong stewardship and donor recognition campaigns.
• Manage and enhance the yearly Reunion Dinner Dance and related events and develop other special events to support fundraising and donor development including work on the annual Journal for the reunion and the Alumni Today magazine.
• Implement fundraising initiatives through grassroots events, individual solicitations and social media.

Marketing and Communications
• Develop a proactive approach to using and deploying new and emerging communication technologies to interact with untapped alumni.
• Foster a spirit of collaboration with the Admissions and other parts of the College of Medicine.
• Act as a public spokesperson for the Alumni Association by effectively representing its mission, as well as its goals and services to the board, staff, students and prospective supporters.
• Create and implement communication strategies that fully utilize social media, online marketing, email, and phone-a-thon vehicles.
• Plan and execute a multi-faceted strategy incorporating brochures, social media, letters, Alumni Today magazine and personal solicitations to increase participation in alumni reunion weekend, mentoring programs and other Alumni Associations services.


QUALIFICATIONS

• Proven track record in developing and spearheading a comprehensive alumni relations program increasing membership and donations.
• Strong decision-making and management skills and ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
• Enthusiastic, energetic and an entrepreneurial spirit.
• A flexible and creative thinker, able to identify and create new giving opportunities for alumni programs.
• A leadership style that has successfully motivated and inspired a team towards growth.
• Savvy experience utilizing new and existing online media to inform and actively engage sizable audiences and constituencies. Strong computer skills.
• Ability to present in a convincing and professional manner, and to inspire and generate enthusiasm among donors, volunteers, faculty and staff.
• Ability to problem-solve, troubleshoot, and constructively deal with challenging issues, situations, and people.
• Experience in successfully working in a complex organization while interacting with multiple constituencies.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills.
• Maturity and self-confidence; ability to listen and service the communication needs of a wide group of academics, doctors, donors, and Trustees.
• Bachelor's degree; fundraising certification or graduate degree preferred in related field.


How to apply


For more information, please contact:

Email: suny@drgnyc.com

Website: www.drgnyc.com

• Location: Brooklyn

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