Manager, Outreach and Advocacy
From Ms. Daphne Kwok, vice president of multicultural markets and engagement at AARP National.
Manager, Outreach & Advocacy
As the Advocacy and Outreach Manager you will be a member of the State Office management team. You will provide leader-ship and direction statewide for community engagement and advocacy. In collaboration with staff colleagues and volunteers you will set strategic priorities, lead AARP statewide and local engagement and advocacy, multi-cultural outreach, member and community engagement, and issue campaigns. You will be responsible for managing grassroots organizing, volunteer engagement, and you will coordinate outreach to partner organizations as well as to local, state, and federal public officials. You will work closely with communications staff to assure media messaging is maximized through all available channels. You will manage staff engaged in all these activities, and you will manage budgets.
Teamwork is important and you will be joining a strong partner-ship of staff and volunteers who are building a dynamic presence for AARP in Texas.
Requires: BA/BS degree; and a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience including grassroots organizing, volunteer leadership, public speaking and excellent communication. Local/in-state travel at least 50%.
We’re millions of members strong – with more joining us every day – the largest and “most powerful grassroots organization” around, according to Fortune magazine. In Texas, we’re more involved than ever be-fore. If you’re ready, here’s your chance to make life better for Texas’ 50+ population and generations that follow!
Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at www.aarpjobs.com.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.
Visit us at: www.aarp.org
Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE)
From Mr. Leo Chu, board member, CAPE.
The Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) is the largest and most respected professional Asian American and Pacific Islander non-profit organization in Hollywood. CAPE champions diversity by educating, connecting, and empowering AAPI artists and leaders in entertainment and media. Our signature educational programs, workshops, and social networking events benefit established and emerging actors, writers, directors, producers, studio executives, and other entertainment professionals. CAPE has created numerous opportunities to increase AAPI representation in front of and behind the camera since 1991.
Serves as the public face and leader of the organization. Focuses on fundraising, programming, strategic growth, operations, financials, and administration. Proactively secures fundraising, cultivates potential sponsorship opportunities, and maintains excellent relationships with existing sponsors. Develops core programming that advances organization’s mission and presence in the community, which requires strong networking skills and outreach abilities. Financial responsibilities include creating operating budget, tracking income and expenses, and coordinating with accountant and bookkeeper to report taxes and payroll. Oversees the day-to-day operations and staff. Builds and maintains relationships with Board Members, vendors and sponsors.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor degree required
- Fundraising experience required
- At least 5 years non-profit and/or management experience preferred
- Knowledge of entertainment industry helpful
- Event production background a definite plus
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
- Competitive Salary for equivalent non-profits
- Employer contribution to Healthcare benefits
- Two weeks paid vacation and five sick days per year
- Expenses covered include Paid Parking, Phone, and Partial Mileage (not including commute)
- Must be available to work evenings and weekends for events as needed.
Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE)
Staff & Volunteers
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)
Policy Associate – California State Office
Oakland or Sacramento, Calif.
From APALS via Ms. Kimberlee Tachiki.
Mission of Children's Defense Fund:
The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
CDF provides a strong, effective and independent voice for all the children of the United States who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves. We pay particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities. CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investments before they get sick, drop out of school, get into trouble or suffer family breakdow
The Policy Associate is a key member of the Children’s Defense Fund- California (CDF-CA) team and works with colleagues and partners to advance CDF-CA’s work on behalf of children, primarily focused on providing policy, advocacy, communications, and outreach support to the California Children’s Health Coverage Coalition. Specifically, the Associate will work with the health team to maximize state and national investments in children’s health programs particularly MediCal, ensure the Affordable Care Act is implemented in a way that meets the needs of children, and expand health coverage to all California children. The position requires regular travel to Sacramento, and periodic travel to Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Clinton, TN. This is a full-time position based in the Oakland office; however, candidates from Sacramento willing to work remotely from a home office will be considered.
- Working together with Health Policy Director and Senior Policy Associate to develop and advance CDF-CA’s child health policy agenda.
- Conducting research and analysis on key policy and budget developments at the local, state and federal level; tracking, analyzing and summarizing state legislation and developments related to child health.
- Developing advocacy materials for policymakers, community partners and the press.
- Preparing detailed summaries and memos, comparative analyses of legislation, reports, fact sheets, speeches and talking points, and web materials relating to children’s health for internal and external audiences, with a keen eye for detail and factual content.
- Monitoring promising approaches to resolving or ameliorating health-related issues facing California’s children and documenting/sharing as needed.
- Representing CDF-CA in meetings with partners, coalitions, legislative and administrative officials and other stakeholders.
- Developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with key organizations and coalitions, including the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color and the Health4All coalition.
- Supporting policy work to address the social determinants of health and health disparities among children, particularly focused on trauma and child poverty.
- Coordinating CDF-CA involvement in the Children’s Health Coalition, including but not limited to: participating in all coalition meetings and calls, and taking notes as needed; editing and coordinating review and sign-off on documents; coordinating logistics for meetings and calls; and managing email lists.
- Serving a core member of the CDF-CA policy team, providing support for key policy priorities and projects, and keeping other team members informed.
- Taking on other responsibilities as necessary.
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
- Commitment to CDF’s vision, including demonstrated interest in improving the lives of children and/or low-income individuals.
- At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience in policy analysis, community organizing, political/issue campaigns, public speaking, outreach and/or coalition building.
- Familiarity with state and federal policies that pertain to children and families.
- Knowledge and experience with health policy, including the Affordable Care Act and Medi-Cal. Familiarity with policy around trauma, child poverty and education is a plus.
- Strong understanding of the policy making process, particularly at the California state level.
- Excellent research and analytical skills.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences (advocates, press, and federal, state, and local policymakers and their staff) – including exemplary writing skills and strong public speaking skills.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Ability to prioritize among multiple projects in a demanding environment.
- A proven track record of working well within teams;
- B.A. required, graduate degree in related field strongly preferred.
- Spanish-speaking a plus
CDF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The California Community Foundation
Board and Community Relations Liaison
From APALS via Ms. Jacquline Wu.
The California Community Foundation is a nonprofit grantmaking foundation that administers almost 1,600 individual charitable funds to meet existing and emerging needs in the Greater Los Angeles area. CCF is one of the largest and fastest growing community foundations in the United States. With assets of more than $1.3 billion currently, CCF has awarded more than $1.2 billion in grants and received more than $1.6 billion in contributions over the past ten years. Since 1915, CCF has been helping individuals, families, corporations and nonprofits establish and develop their philanthropic visions.
While CCF’s focus is Building the Future of Los Angeles, we make progress toward that ambitious goal by helping our donors and fundholders realize their philanthropic objectives. In partnership with our donors, the foundation supports nonprofit organizations and public institutions with funds for arts, affordable housing, education, transition aged youth, civic engagement and health care programs. Recognizing the importance to partner with other like-minded organizations and the community, CCF created The Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, a facility dedicated to convenings on philanthropy, civic engagement and issues of importance to communities of Greater Los Angeles and for the business of the foundation and affiliated organizations.
This position serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors of the California Community Foundation (CCF), providing all necessary support for board meetings and events, preparing all board-related reports and correspondence, providing staff support for all boards, committees and commissions on which the President/CEO serves; managing the internal workplan process; assisting with development-related activities and specific preparation of material for speeches and public presentations.
- Board Liaison Duties: Prepares a calendar, agenda, information packets and other logistical arrangements for Board and Board committee meetings. Receives and initiates written and oral communication with Board members, including meeting notices, staff reports, agendas, updates on issues and events, responds to Board requests and correspondence from President/CEO, ensuring that their importance to CCF is emphasized in each contact. Attends Board meetings and takes or arranges for minutes, prepares them in a timely manner and in accordance with the by-laws and format and style preferred by President/CEO. Maintains the President’s and Corporate Board files, determining the best system for quick recovery and response to any public request for documents consistent with IRS and other government public notice and access requirements.
- Board/Staff Communication: Refers all Board requests to appropriate staff members and assures timely response through follow-up and tracking systems. Works to develop appropriate lines of communication between Board members, committee members and managers to strengthen the Board/staff partnership. Notifies appropriate staff of upcoming Board meetings, committee meetings and events and as necessary will assign staff reports and meeting attendance.
- Community Relations Functions: Works with communications staff to research and prepare speeches and presentations in either English or Spanish, as appropriate. Represents and accompanies the President/CEO at select community events. Serves as a member of cross-departmental teams tasked with convening around specific issues.
- Organizational Development: Coordinates the annual workplan process and supports the foundation’s strategic planning process, including the collection of data for departmental year-end reports, along with associated analysis and summaries.
- Grant Management: Annually review grant reports and conduct organizational due diligence for all 15 organizations receiving operational support in honor of Joan Palevsky.
- Foundation Staff Meetings: Provides administrative support and meeting planning for full staff meetings including meeting notices and information dissemination.
- Coordination: Coordinates with the executive secretary to the President/CEO on absences and other leaves to ensure that the office is always covered and that phones are answered in a timely manner. Coordinates all appointments/meetings with the executive secretary and ensures that the dual calendar maintained by the executive secretary is always current and consistent with that of the President/CEO. Coordinates with the executive Secretary in ensuring smooth office operations
- General: As appropriate, assists other departments and works as a member of interdepartmental teams to ensure the effective and efficient operations of CCF. At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior with supervisors and coworkers. Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs and employee skills.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
- Experience: Minimum of 5 years of project management and/or experience staffing a CEO, public official, civic or public policy leader. Experience working with donors or a board of directors is preferred.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required. An undergraduate degree in business or public administration is preferred.
- Communication Skills: Superior interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Excellent telephone and customer service skills. Ability to interact well with all levels in an organization, donors, and grantees, and to work as a productive team member. Comfort and fluency in both oral and written Spanish. Ability to compose correspondence and basic reports, knowledge of proper English, grammar and punctuation and the ability to edit documents. Knowledge of a variety of writing styles and formats. Knowledge of parliamentary procedure and recording thereof. Ability to type 75 wpm and take shorthand/fast-notes is preferred.
- Technology Skills: Internet competency and strong computer proficiency, including mastery of the Microsoft Office software suite and a familiarity with database software, is required. Working knowledge of Blackbaud software preferred, with a willingness and ability to learn appropriate database, spreadsheet and other computer programs.
- Project Management Skills: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to prioritize work, anticipating the needs of a busy executive, and adjust to multiple demands with minimal supervision.
- Judgment and Discretion: Skill in determining matters of importance and information of use to the executive, exercising initiative in accomplishing any related tasks or referring the rest. Ability to refer, give, deny or ask for information in a tactful and friendly manner and to be discreet in giving information about the President/CEO’s plans and actions to anyone. Ability to keep information confidential.
- Team Work & General Skills: Ability to work well independently and as team member. Ability to take initiative, and follow tasks through to completion. Ability to lead a team toward CCF's goals, leveraging each team member's skill set. Strong ability to maintain the integrity of confidential information. Professional appearance and demeanor.
- Requires the ability to sit and work at a desk for several hours at a time.
- Requires the ability to travel and attend meetings, presentations and events outside the office, which may require occasional use of a motor vehicle for transportation to other locations. Due to the nature of external appointments and/or responsibilities requiring travel to locations not easily accessible by public transportation, driving is an essential job responsibility for this position.
- This position is required to be available to speak with clients and/or others while away from the office and/or with clients and/or others located in other time zones outside Foundation business hours.
- Work may require weekends and/or extended work day.
- Punctuality and satisfactory attendance are essential functions of the job
- This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. A generous benefit package is provided to all full-time staff, including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, FSAs and retirement benefits.
Vice President, Corporate Partnerships and Co-Marketing
From Mr. David Wiser of Wiser Partners.
Wiser Partners wanted to make you aware of a VP, Corporate Partnerships & Co-Marketing position they’ve been retained to fill by Legacy - the largest non-profit public health charity devoted to tobacco control. You may not know the name "Legacy," but you and your kids have probably heard of the truth® youth smoking prevention campaign. Truth was voted "One of the most influential campaigns of the decade" and was the recipient of numerous Marketing and creative awards including Cannes Lions and the Grand Effie. Legacy has over $1 Billion in assets and an annual operating budget of $100 Million.
This "VP, Corporate Partnerships & Co-Marketing" role is a newly created position within Legacy. This individual will be responsible for developing and executing a corporate alliance strategy that builds co-marketing partnerships with leading corporations; attracts support for longstanding and new initiatives; achieves revenue goals (both in-kind and, with time, real revenue) to support their mission; and amplifies the impact of their public education message
They’re specifically seeking the following background:
- Corporate Partnerships - Leadership at an integrated agency, non-profit, or corporation
- New Business Development - Secured and grown large, long-term relationships
- Strategy & Marketing - Strategic; creative-marketer; proficiency across online/offline
- Functional Leadership - Success building and managing high-performing teams
Mr. David G. Wiser
Ocean Breeze Ag Management
Human Resources Manager
From Mr. Steven Goodstein.
Job Title: Human Resources Director
Directly and through subordinates, the position ensures that the company’s HR and occupational safety policies and procedures align with business needs, are in compliance with State and Federal regulations, and ensures that the company has staffing to meet its business objectives. Ensure the payrolls are prepared on-time, accurately, and in compliance with all relevant regulations. As a member of the executive management team, provides strategic guidance and partners with them to meet the company’s short and long-term objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Responsible for the effectiveness and efficiency of relevant HR processes, procedures, and compliance with all relevant HR regulations.
- Meet with the HR Managers regularly to discuss relevant topics, present issues needing attention and resolution, and conduct strategic planning.
- Support and counsel supervisors and managers in all areas related to staffing, benefits, workers’ compensation, incentives, and compensation.
- Keep up-to-date and maintain knowledge of all relevant subjects. Communicate with managers on all changes in relevant regulations and practices. Be proactive to plan and prepare for regulatory changes.
- Develop and communicate to management on relevant HR metrics.
- Oversee management of health insurance to ensure ACA compliance.
- Manage H2-A program.
- Prepare and manager compensation schedules, conduct wage surveys, and suggest adjustments to wage schedules.
- Maintain HR calendar for all regulatory documents that need to be submitted to State or Federal agencies.
- Ensure that all required regulatory documents or reports are submitted by deadlines and in compliance.
- Ensure that the company is represented at unemployment hearings and all HR/safety-related legal proceedings.
- Manage performance management processes.
- Manage and coordinate the Partner Meetings twice a year.
- Develop and implement strategic HR plan.
- Prepare and/or update and implement Employees Handbooks for all companies.
- Prepare and update relevant policies and procedures. Ensure communication to all managers and partners and provide in binder format.
- Ensure that audits of I-9 forms, HR processes and procedures, and pay practices are conducted periodically to ensure compliance.
- Ensure that employees are paid on time and correctly, with correct taxes and other payroll deductions.
- Develop and implement new payroll processes and procedures as needed.
- Manage union avoidance activities.
- Manage any legal issues, formal complaints, or lawsuits filed related to HR or occupational safety.
- Investigate and resolve any Cal/OSHA citations.
- Monitor compliance with occupational safety standards in accordance with Cal/OSHA, California Department of Pesticide Regulation, and other relevant State and Federal regulations.
- Prepare and update all required occupational safety programs according to Cal/OSHA or CDPR guidelines, including IIPP, Hazard Communication Program, Pesticide Hazard Communicate Program, Emergency Action Plans, Disaster Planning, Heat Illness Prevention Plan, Respiratory Program, and all safety procedures.
- Communicate with the company’s attorney as needed.
- Maintain confidentiality of all HR-related information.
- Maintain relevant documents on SharePoint.
- Travel occasionally to the field to meet with employees as needed.
- Travel to Santa Maria location as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor's degree in business or other related field
- MBA is preferred
- 10 year of HR leadership and management experience
- Experience with executive level strategic planning and decision-making
- Experience in agriculture preferred
Interested candidates should send resumes to Mayra Andrade at email@example.com
Digital Platform Manager – Global Digital
Oak Brook, Ill.
McDonald's has bold plans to evolve the customer experience for the digital era, and the Global Digital team is at the center of this aggressive change. Our team is leading the worldwide effort to develop and orchestrate digital initiatives across every facet of our interactions with customers. This includes new brand engagement, e-commerce, service delivery, and digital content capabilities. With the fast emerging digital environment, this team is focused on innovation across the customer journey in and outside our restaurants, identifying the most meaningful opportunities for our customers, and developing capabilities to bring them to life. We do this in partnership and teamwork with our IT organization and markets around the world.
This team was recently formed as McDonald's hired its first Chief Digital Officer, who brings deep consumer Internet experience. McDonald's is aggressively looking to grow its digital, web and consumer focused capability by adding top tier talent across the company and within the Global Digital team. The team will work in an entrepreneurial and strategic way to push forward ideas, innovation, execution and culture -- all on behalf of customers. Our current needs include seasoned digital, social media and Internet talent in functions including product management, product marketing, digital marketing, community management, business development, user experience design, and program management. McDonald's is deeply committed to our customer focus, and sits at an exciting juncture where we are ready to drive our brand to new heights using digital experience and engagement as essential ingredients.
The Digital Platform Manager will partner with markets, Area of the Worlds (AOWs) and corporate colleagues to develop scalable platform engagement strategies and solutions to drive brand differentiation, loyalty and advocacy.
- Act as system expert on assigned platforms
- Provide input and insight to team leadership to effectively manage strategic partnership
- Partner with platform representatives, corporate SMEs, markets and AOWs to develop and publish minimum standards for assigned platforms
- Collect and consolidate local and global reports, providing frequent insights and recommendations to key stakeholders and team leadership on platform activation
- Engagement will be measured by growth in the base of people who have increased interactions per month with McDonald’s owned platforms
- Collaborate with other corporate platform leads to design and deploy integrated cross platform approaches
- Synthesize market and AOW plans/priorities to inform global platform strategies
- Develop, deploy and advance global tools and processes for platform management (e.g. moderation, publishing, etc.) Consolidate contracts globally where appropriate
- In partnership with the corporate analytics team, create a reporting model, metrics and analytics to gauge the effectiveness of platform activities
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, business or related field required; advanced degree preferred.
- 5+ years of digital project management experience
- Experience working with cross-functional teams (ie: legal, marketing, IT)
- Working knowledge of and experience with global content management systems, portal technologies and databases
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to successfully explain technical situations to non-technical audiences in an easily understandable manner along with being comfortable presenting to broad audiences, including senior management
- Able to build consensus and align colleagues with competing priorities to a common goal
- Ability to drive change in the organization and lead change management initiatives
- Strong collaboration and problem solving skills
- Experience with administering a promotion and legal review process
- PMI (Project Management Institute) Certification a plus
Job Number: 3450BR
For more information and to apply, visit: http://bit.ly/1toNK8j