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HOBY is Hiring

WHY WORK FOR HOBY?

 

HOBY staff is a small, passionate, collaborative team, driven by the idea that YOUTH CAN BE EFFECTIVE LEADERS IN THEIR SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES AND THE WORLD.

Since beginning in 1958, our programs have inspired youth to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community.

Our International Office is located in beautiful Westlake Village, California.

Some of the Perks of Being a HOBY Employee:

• Meaningful work; turn your passion into action.
• 10 paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick days, 2 personal days and a break over the winter holidays.
• Employer paid health insurance for our employees.
• A % match on 403(b) contributions.

 Westlake Village, CA    Westlake Village, CA

Beautiful Westlake Village, CA

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

With the support of the CEO and an engaged, mission driven Board of Trustees, the Advancement team oversees all marketing and communications of the HOBY programs while ensuring the financial strength and sustainability of HOBY and deepening partnerships with a diverse portfolio of public, private and alumni supporters.

Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Associate Director of Development will drive alumni and volunteer engagement while developing and building a strong database of alumni and donor information..

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 years of data/donor experience in an Advancement setting;
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience required;
  • Ability to develop and implement a strategy and process for finding and re-connecting with alumni while proactively updating contact information in the Donor Perfect database and maintaining accurate alumni and donor information on an ongoing basis, with support from the Advancement Coordinator;
  • Ability to create and execute a comprehensive, ongoing communication plan specifically targeting alumni and volunteers, in partnership with the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Communications Manager;
  • Knowledge of maintaining communications and engagement with students as they transition into alumni status and ability to create a data transfer process;
  • Ability to create and execute a meaningful alumni program and resources;
  • Ability to partner with HOBY program staff and affiliates to develop and offer new opportunities for current and potential volunteers to support the organization with their time and talents in ways that support the organization’s overall goals;
  • Ability to serve as overall relationship manager for alumni and volunteers, in close coordination with other HOBY staff working with these individuals;
  • Demonstrated ability in identifying and researching alumni and volunteers who are potential donor prospects and coordinating cultivation and solicitation;
  • Experience maintaining budgets and managing expenses;
  • Ability to assure integrity of data and audit data regularly for errors or omissions;
  • Experience in data research and mining for information


CHARACTERISTICS

  • Exceptional skills establishing and cultivating strong relationships with all types of people;
  • Proactive in deepening current supporter relationships and forging new ones;
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently;
  • Resourceful with a strong ability to creatively solve problems;
  • Team oriented approach and collaborative mindset;
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills;
  • Experience building new programs or initiatives.
  • Passion for the mission of HOBY; 

  

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and résumé to Brett Beck at beckb@hoby.org with “JOB TITLE - Your Name” in the subject line. This position is available to be filled and will remaing until filled.

 

 

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

With the support of the CEO and an engaged, mission driven Board of Trustees, the Advancement team oversees all marketing and communications of the HOBY programs while ensuring the financial strength and sustainability of HOBY and deepening partnerships with a diverse portfolio of public, private and alumni supporters.

Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Director of Marketing and Communications will oversee the marketing and communications efforts of HOBY and be the chief strategist in the fundraising and program growth of the organization. This will include implementing fundraising activities for the organization while driving alumni and donor engagement, and building the HOBY brand based on the annual marketing plan.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required; minimum of five years of professional, management-level experience in marketing, communications and/or public relations.
  • The ability to oversee and conduct marketing research to develop a marketing strategy for HOBY that will guide program and fundraising growth in accordance with the strategic plan.
  • Working knowledge of web design, content management and website best practices.
  • Demonstrated experience developing budgets and monitoring expenditures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of event planning, public relations and marketing principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of PC/MAC desktop publishing and word processing, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Publisher, Photoshop, among others.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills with ability to write in a variety of styles.
    Experience in the direct management of staff.
  • Experience and comfort with facilitation of committee meetings, preparing presentations and speaking effectively in a variety of public forums.
  • Strong experience in operational and strategic planning, organizational management, and personnel management and mentoring.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage a variety of tasks and deadlines.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.
  • Communications and marketing background particularly in a non-profit environment;


CHARACTERISTICS

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently on complex projects with focus and diligence.
  • Ability to establish collaborative, tactful and effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals, ranging from senior management, board members, staff, students, volunteers and the general public.
  • Ability to effectively work under pressure with adaptability using independent judgment to produce quality work to meet deadlines.
  • Experience responding to sensitive matters and/or situations with discretion and tact.
  • Ability to bring energy, creativity and professionalism that will make a substantial impact on the image and positive relationships of HOBY.
  • Strong design and visual skills;
  • Passion for the mission of HOBY; 

  

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and résumé to Brett Beck at beckb@hoby.org with “JOB TITLE - Your Name” in the subject line. This position is available to be filled and will remaing until filled.

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