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Orphan World Relief

State Director -- Orphan World Relief

Orphan World Relief
Columbus, Any State, United States


Date Posted: 04/07/2010
Categories: Fundraising - Work At Home
Job Type: Contract

Job Description:
State Director for Orphan World Relief -- Open in all 50 States

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the State/Regional Director will be responsible for handling the fund raising, marketing and outreach to a designated region of the United States (to be determined in advance). The Regional Director will be responsible for the following:
* Managing his/her budget for the calendar year.
* Supervising and overseeing the work of all interns and volunteers.
* Assist with various writing and editing projects including newsletter articles, news releases, media alerts, fact sheets, and other marketing materials as directed.
* Research and develop a regional marketing plan to increase Orphan World Relief’s presence in the community.
* Work with the Interns to organize and plan special events.
* Solicit monetary or in-kind sponsorship for special events.
* Assist with coordination of communications and marketing for special events, awareness campaigns etc.
* Assist with marketing and community outreach projects.
* Develop a regional volunteer network to assist with community outreach, special events or any other activity where support and assistance is needed.
* Assist with maintenance of donor database (as applicable).
* Other administrative office tasks as needed.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
* Coursework in Mass Communications and Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing, and/or Expository Writing.
* Strong proficiency in both writing and editing.
* Experience in media and public relations a plus.
* Ability to work independently and to seek consultation when needed. Because of the regional nature of these positions, the Regional Director selected will need to maintain bi-weekly contact with Orphan World Relief via email as well as be available for periodic conference calls.
* Excellent interpersonal communications abilities, problem-solving, time-management and organizational skills.
* Experience in using the Internet to conduct research.
* Interest in philanthropy and/or nonprofit administration desirable.

COMPENSATION:
The State Director will receive 15% of his/her actual dollars sent to Orphan World Relief during that month up to a designated cap determined in advance between the State Director and Executive Director. The State Director will be responsible for all taxes, fees, benefits and insurance needed.

TO APPLY:
Send your resume, cover letter and three references (including one from your pastor), to: director@orphanworldrelief.org

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