Education & Development Officer

May 16, 2023Jobs

Office: Development Finance Authority of Summit County
Classification: Education & Development Officer

Job Description:

Under general direction
  • Promotes economic development initiatives and operations to achieve goals and objectives by formulating and implementing marketing strategies
  • Works with management team to create marketing and outreach materials, including brochures, and reports
  • Develop accurate, accessible, and up to date information on WRCF accomplishments, projects, and program data
  • Creates curriculum for technical and supportive services as they relate to WRCF loan programs and to strengthen borrowers knowledge specifically on loan readiness, financial literacy and best practices.
  • Develop capacities through strategically designed technical support, trainings, grant administration, and learning opportunities in collaboration with community partners
  • Oversee the planning, coordination, and facilitation of trainings and workshops
  • Work with lending officers to support clients and to advise them of the loan process
  • Track organizational and programmatic funding needs to develop, recommend, and implement a fundraising strategy and calendar for foundation, government, and corporate sources
  • Develops and writes grant proposals to support WRCF loan funds, programs, and operations
  • Oversee and track grant milestones including, proposals in development, proposals submitted, proposals issue or canceled, deliverable deadlines, communication, and awards
  • Manages the identification and acquisition of new funding opportunities, renewal and further development of current funders and on-going funder relations, including reporting and relationship management
  • Presents self in a professional, ethical, and culturally sensitive manner to coworkers, partners, and the public
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance
  • Performs other duties as requested, directed, and/or assigned
Qualifications or Equivalent Combinations for Training and/or Experience:
  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or closely related discipline
  • Three to five years experience in nonprofit fundraising, communications, education, and/or external affairs
  • Experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of the position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desire to implement new marketing strategies.
  • Understanding of small business and nonprofit financial principals and practice.
  • Comfortable leading and participating in classroom environments.
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend fundraising opportunities to Vice President, Managing Director, and Board of Directors for approval
  • Understanding of grant writing, fundraising, and development donor relationships with banks, foundations, corporations, individuals, and local, state, and federal agencies
  • Assist and/or prepare project applications for state and federal funding
  • Ability to set priorities for a challenging workload and take initiative
  • Able to determine opportunities through analysis of current and future trends
  • Experience working independently and collaboratively with co-workers and stakeholders from the nonprofit, corporate, philanthropic, and public sectors
  • Monitor agreement compliance

Work Environment: 

  • Job is physically comfortable, requires sitting, walking, standing, bending, keying, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions
  • Work is performed in an office setting and employee will be exposed to normal hazards associated with an office environment
  • Employee may be required to travel and access various assigned work sties, other offices, and agencies
  • Must regularly lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Salary Range: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 annually

For more information and to apply, click here. 

2024 Annual Excellence Awards Call for Nomination: Deadline: August 1, 2024

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual excellence awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized state-wide! A panel of OEDA members will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select an overall winner. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held September 5 – 6, 2024, in Toledo, Ohio. Award finalists will be notified prior to the Annual Summit. Winners and finalists will be promoted on OEDA’s website and in an OEDA e-newsletter

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Education & Development Officer

May 16, 2023Jobs

Office: Development Finance Authority of Summit County
Classification: Education & Development Officer

Job Description:

Under general direction
  • Promotes economic development initiatives and operations to achieve goals and objectives by formulating and implementing marketing strategies
  • Works with management team to create marketing and outreach materials, including brochures, and reports
  • Develop accurate, accessible, and up to date information on WRCF accomplishments, projects, and program data
  • Creates curriculum for technical and supportive services as they relate to WRCF loan programs and to strengthen borrowers knowledge specifically on loan readiness, financial literacy and best practices.
  • Develop capacities through strategically designed technical support, trainings, grant administration, and learning opportunities in collaboration with community partners
  • Oversee the planning, coordination, and facilitation of trainings and workshops
  • Work with lending officers to support clients and to advise them of the loan process
  • Track organizational and programmatic funding needs to develop, recommend, and implement a fundraising strategy and calendar for foundation, government, and corporate sources
  • Develops and writes grant proposals to support WRCF loan funds, programs, and operations
  • Oversee and track grant milestones including, proposals in development, proposals submitted, proposals issue or canceled, deliverable deadlines, communication, and awards
  • Manages the identification and acquisition of new funding opportunities, renewal and further development of current funders and on-going funder relations, including reporting and relationship management
  • Presents self in a professional, ethical, and culturally sensitive manner to coworkers, partners, and the public
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance
  • Performs other duties as requested, directed, and/or assigned
Qualifications or Equivalent Combinations for Training and/or Experience:
  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or closely related discipline
  • Three to five years experience in nonprofit fundraising, communications, education, and/or external affairs
  • Experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of the position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desire to implement new marketing strategies.
  • Understanding of small business and nonprofit financial principals and practice.
  • Comfortable leading and participating in classroom environments.
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend fundraising opportunities to Vice President, Managing Director, and Board of Directors for approval
  • Understanding of grant writing, fundraising, and development donor relationships with banks, foundations, corporations, individuals, and local, state, and federal agencies
  • Assist and/or prepare project applications for state and federal funding
  • Ability to set priorities for a challenging workload and take initiative
  • Able to determine opportunities through analysis of current and future trends
  • Experience working independently and collaboratively with co-workers and stakeholders from the nonprofit, corporate, philanthropic, and public sectors
  • Monitor agreement compliance

Work Environment: 

  • Job is physically comfortable, requires sitting, walking, standing, bending, keying, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions
  • Work is performed in an office setting and employee will be exposed to normal hazards associated with an office environment
  • Employee may be required to travel and access various assigned work sties, other offices, and agencies
  • Must regularly lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Salary Range: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 annually

For more information and to apply, click here. 

2024 Annual Excellence Awards Call for Nomination: Deadline: August 1, 2024

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual excellence awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized state-wide! A panel of OEDA members will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select an overall winner. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held September 5 – 6, 2024, in Toledo, Ohio. Award finalists will be notified prior to the Annual Summit. Winners and finalists will be promoted on OEDA’s website and in an OEDA e-newsletter

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