Careers

Director of Development

Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience

The Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) is seeking a positive, energetic, experienced, and organized individual for the position of Director of Development. The Director of Development will lead the organization’s fundraising efforts in support of the institutional mission. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of nonprofit fundraising and demonstrates the ability to work well with people and effectively develops, cultivates and maintains relationships across the organization and in the community. Experience in the non-profit sector is required. Museum experience is ideal, but not required.

Communications Associate

Mississippi Votes

The Digital Strategist/Communications Consultant will be responsible for managing the brand of Mississippi Votes. This person will be charged with handling all communications sent to the public and is ultimately in charge of molding the aesthetics of the organization. This person reports directly to the Executive Director.

Field Coordinator

Mississippi Votes

The Mississippi Votes Field Coordinator will work with MS Votes’ Organizing Team to develop the field plan and communal approach to the organization’s vision. The Field Coordinator oversees the recruiting and training of volunteers throughout the state as well as leading the Get Out the Vote efforts of MS Votes’ annual #Up2Us campaign and any other field operations. The Field Coordinator is responsible for creating and managing a database of national and local supporters; forming or joining coalitions as necessary. The field coordinator is responsible

Youth Civic Engagement Coordinator

Mississippi Votes

The Mississippi Votes Youth Civic Engagement Coordinator will co-manage MS Votes Youth Civic Engagement programming (Youth Advisory Council, Democracy in Action Fellowship, One GIRL, One Vote Fellowship, and The Emerging Leaders Fellowship).

Executive Director

Sunflower County Freedom Project

The Freedom Project seeks a highly motivated, dynamic individual with strong administrative, fundraising, teaching, and leadership skills to serve as the Executive Director. The SCFP ED is a motivated student-centered leader who is responsible for setting the strategic vision for the SCFP while managing all internal and external aspects of the organization. This person must be capable of managing multiple priorities and remaining flexible and solution-orientated in a small non-profit setting.

Construction Site Supervisor

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area

The Construction Site Supervisor oversees all aspects of the onsite house construction or renovation for Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area (HFHMCA) including supervising and instructing volunteers in construction tasks and maintaining a safe and productive environment. The construction supervisor is also responsible for managing subcontractors, the efficient use of materials and quality control throughout the build process.

Community Specialist

Springboard to Opportunities

Are you a self-starter who enjoys working with people? Do you love cultivating relationships? Do you love being a resource and making community connections? Do you love encouraging others to be the best version of themselves? If you answered yes to any of these questions, being a Community Specialist at Springboard to Opportunities is for you!!

Program Officer, LGBTQ Equality

The Laughing Gull Foundation (LGF)

LGF is excited to welcome the next leader of its groundbreaking LGBTQ Equality Program. The Program supports advocacy, organizing, direct services and the work of changing hearts and minds. LGF prioritizes organizations that are intersectional and/or committed to building their racial equity analysis and practices. Geographically, the LGBTQ Equality Program focuses specifically on Virginia and North Carolina, and also invests in work that supports the LGBTQ community across the South.

Development Officer

Sunnybrook Children’s Home, Inc.

Sunnybrook Children’s Home is seeking an experienced Development Officer. In partnership with the Executive Director and the fundraising team, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. The DO will help to create our annual development plan, and act as the primary implementor of this plan. The DO will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow the $500,000 fundraising income to $1,000,000 over the next 5 years through the solicitation of major gifts, special events, planned giving, capital campaigns, and corporate and foundation support.

Administrative and Development Assistant

Community Foundation for Mississippi

The Community Foundation for Mississippi seeks an experienced person to serve in an administrative support capacity for general office, development and grantmaking activities. At least 4 years of relevant work experience in an executive administrative capacity, preferably at a law firm, accounting firm, or other professional office is required. Experience with nonprofit organizations is a plus, but not required. Download the full job description here.

How To Apply
Email letter of application with resume or qualifications, two references (one may be personal), and compensation requirements to Jane Alexander, President and CEO, Community Foundation for Mississippi at jane@formississippi.org.

Executive Director

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is currently seeking a professional, innovative and enthusiastic Executive Director for our North Mississippi Chapter based in Tupelo, Mississippi. This position involves very little operational responsibility. It is an external-facing, community relations position. The successful candidate must be comfortable being the face of the Red Cross in their assigned territory.

How To Apply
Please visit the American Red Cross website to apply. Please upload a formatted copy of your updated resume when applying to this position.

Assistant Director

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Kathleen Blanco Public Policy Center

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is launching the Kathleen Blanco Public Policy Center, a new public policy research center and archive. The Blanco Center is an independent, interdisciplinary research center engaged in research across a range of topics in public policy. The Center anticipates filling multiple positions in the coming months and is currently seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director for the Blanco Center.

The Assistant Director will help the Director manage the daily operations of the Blanco Center and contribute to developing the research and outreach dimensions of the center. The Center will maintain a core research staff as well as collaborate with faculty across a range of departments on campus as well as institutions across the state and beyond. In addition, the Center will host events and develop programming to aid in disseminating research findings to policy makers and the public. The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director to help organize the Center’s research, plan events, develop programs and represent the Blanco Center at meetings with external partners and research sponsors.

Chief Development Officer

With the President and CEO, the CDO will design and implement a fund development strategy to meet organizational goals for success. Strategies include but are not limited to major gifts, planned gifts and annual campaigns. May include managing special events and other initiatives to bring assets to the organization. Developing outreach and relationships into newly added territory is a specific priority.

Working with CEO and staff, to further the asset development goals of the organization, the CDO will:

  • Motivate and cultivate Board of Trustees to greater stewardship
  • Identify prospects for gifts and develop and implement a plan for securing or increasing gifts
  • Oversee and manage database of donors and produce reports as needed
  • As necessary, schedule and accompany CEO and volunteers on fundraising asks
  • Help develop and st eward relationships with professional advisors and other experts who are positioned to direct donors to the organization

The CDO serves as staff liaison to the Fund Development Committee. Will fulfill other duties as specified by the CEO. Reports to CEO.

To apply, send a letter of interest, current resume, and three references to CDO.Inquiry10052019@gmail.com.

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