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Nov. 6, 2019 9:05 am

On the Market: Here are 56 jobs at news organizations, museums, nonprofits and advocacy organizations

From director of development to environmental educator, curator to bookkeeper, there is truly something for everyone in this week's edition of the column.

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The Daily Pennsylvanian is looking for a director of development. The 135 year-old award-winning independent student-run news organization serving the University of Pennsylvania community is seeking an energetic individual to support the future of student journalism at Penn by raising money to sustain and grow the venerable organization.

The director of development will work with students and alumni in this newly-created position designed to enhance engagement and increase philanthropic support primarily from alumni, as well as parents, friends, foundations and corporations.

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Verified Voting is looking for a program director. The organization, founded by computer scientists in 2004, is a leading national nonprofit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to strengthen democracy for all voters by promoting the responsible use of technology in elections.

Verified Voting seeks an experienced fulltime program director to supervise the delivery and overall success of 15 to 20 programs supporting a national effort promoting widespread adoption of election security best practices. The position manages a seven to nine member team of staff and consultants, and implements program strategy on issues drawn directly from today’s headlines.

The program director will also will manage activities for both the (c)(3) (Verified Voting Foundation) and separately for the (c)(4) (VerifiedVoting.org) arms of the organization.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence  has two positions to fill. The advancement specialist reports to the VP, Advancement and provides support to the VP, Advancement and Advancement team.  They are responsible for managing the donor database, research and functionality to ensure the continued success and growth of the BBBSI’s fundraising efforts. The advancement specialist will be expected to critically, analyze, evaluate, and find innovative ways to improve processes and procedures, documenting modifications as needed.

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The bookkeeper will report to the senior accountant, and is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, assisting with reconciliations and supporting the accounting team. The Bookkeeper will work closely with internal and external clients to ensure that operating policies and procedures established for the accounting function are followed.

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Mental Health Partnerships, which seeks to empower individuals with mental health challenges to live full and satisfying lives, is looking for a director of  marketing & development. The position is responsible for setting the vision and strategy for MHP’s marketing, communications and development efforts and for leading the day-to-day functions of the department. The director of marketing & development has primary responsibility to secure funding from private philanthropic sources and to grow community engagement and awareness of all of MHP’s programs and services.

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The Arts + Business Council, as a council of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, seeks a programs manager, creative & innovative businesses to oversees ABC’s work to inform and inspire the Philadelphia business community through events and leadership development programs.

The programs manager spearheads and produces ABC’s CreativeXChange program and Defining Innovation speaker series, and is a critical part of ABC’s other programs such as its annual awards program. A key component of this role includes building and maintaining ABC’s reputation in both the arts and business communities through outreach and partnerships.

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Fairmount Ventures, a social impact business launched in 1992 to help nonprofits grow and thrive, is adding a project manager – consultant  to support the full range of Fairmount’s core services, with a primary focus on strategic and business planning and grant-writing. The position is ideal for an experienced and intellectually curious professional who understands the nuances of nonprofit strategy, organizational development, program design, and resource development.

It also has an opening for a research assistant (part-time). This position provides research support that informs the recommendations Fairmount’s consulting teams develop for clients. The research is internet-based, using a combination of publicly available information and the subscription-based resources Fairmount uses to shape client strategies.

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SteegeThomson Communications, a marketing communications firm with a client list in the national nonprofit community, has an opening for a junior associate. The company seeks a highly motivated individual, skilled in writing and project management, who is looking to grow these and other skills while learning about the world of nonprofit marketing and development communications.

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Community Legal Services, Inc. of Philadelphia, a non-profit public interest agency providing free civil legal services to low-income Philadelphia residents, has three positions to fill. There are two openings for aging & disabilities unit paralegals, one bilingual (strong preference for English/Spanish). The aging and disabilities unit helps low income older adults (ages 60+) and younger people with disabilities to get public benefits that provide essential income and health coverage, including Medicaid, Medicare services and SSI. Paralegals in this unit carry their own caseloads with a significant volume of cases under the close supervision of an attorney.

The third opening is for a staff attorney for the homeownership & consumer rights unit. This position includes policy advocacy, education and outreach, and litigation on behalf of individual taxpayers facing the loss of their home due to delinquent property taxes.

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WURD Radio, the only African-American owned and operated talk radio station in Pennsylvania, is looking for a director of sales. The ideal candidate will manage and support all aspects of the sales cycle for WURD Radio, LLC. They will manage the sales pipeline and drive revenue through consultative media and solution-based sales via the WURD multi-media platforms (spot, non-spot and digital). They will also be tasked with managing the station sales department to identify, develop, foster, maximize and maintain strategic relationships with new and existing local and national clients to achieve and exceed sales, profitability goals and customer satisfaction.

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United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey’s Social Venture Partners Philadelphia is in the process of launching and has an opening for a Social Venture Partners associate  to join the team on the ground floor. SVP Philadelphia intends to foster a community of engaged leaders, strengthen social impact organizations, and invest in collaborative solutions — building powerful relationships to eliminate intergenerational poverty in our region.

The SVP associate will be a key member of the SVP team and manage a diverse set of activities critical to the success of the SVP mission. The individual will have an opportunity to help shape the operations of the organization with responsibility for directly supporting all activities, including program operations, communications, and event management.

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The North 5th Street Revitalization Project has an opening for an outgoing, organized, and community-minded individual to fill the position of Broad & Olney corridor manager. The corridor manager will gain hands-on experience in commercial corridor revitalization work in one of Philadelphia’s growing and exciting commercial districts. The individual will also receive training, networking opportunities, and professional development.

N5SRP enhances the quality of life for the merchants and residents in and around Olney’s North 5th Street commercial district by improving and maintaining the streetscape; increasing public safety; supporting existing small businesses and attracting new, viable economic uses; and fostering community connectedness.

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Message Agency, an established and growing full-service digital agency with a social mission, is looking for a project manager. It is seeking an organized, tech-savvy project manager to help with client projects. Project managers shepherd projects from discovery through production, collaborating with clients and internal teams to ensure project success.  They lead an agile team of developers and run sprint planning and grooming sessions to keep project work organized and on track.

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