MS Career Opportunities

Senior Executive Assistant

W. K. Kellogg Foundation

The W. K. Kellogg Foundation, a leading national philanthropy helping communities create the conditions children need to thrive, is seeking nominations and applications for a senior executive assistant to work with staff and grantees in its Jackson, Mississippi office. Working in close partnership with program staff in the foundation’s offices in New Orleans, Louisiana, and with the support and partnership of a team of executive assistant peers throughout the United States and Mexico, the new senior executive assistant will be the face of the foundation’s Jackson office. She/he/they will provide high-level executive and administrative support to the Director and other leadership and carry out a broad range of responsibilities which may also include budget planning/processing, contract assistance, program support and special projects.

Grants Specialist

Stewpot Community Services

Stewpot’s Grants Specialist oversees the compliance and recordkeeping aspects of federal grants awarded to Stewpot through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other entities. Grants include Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG and ESG-CV), Continuum of Care (CoC) grants, and Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). The Grants Specialist reports directly to the Executive Director.

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).