Employment

Development & Communications Director

Position Status: Full Time                                Work Schedule: Flexible

Position Type: Salaried Employee                    Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

This integral role works in close partnership with our team to meet these goals:

  1. Create an overall vision and development plan to support our work. Work in tandem with the ED and provide strategic direction to the Board, Staff, Development Committee and Marketing Committee to meet our $600,000 annual giving goal.
  2. Develop a comprehensive Major Gifts program.
  3. Oversee all fundraising events (including two major events using the Benevon/Making More Money model).
  4. Manage all donor relations with corporations, foundations, sponsors and individuals. Assume responsibility for pulling and analyzing reports and managing the organization’s donor software.
  5. Develop and communicate our brand through marketing and external messaging, including all donor communications, annual report, website and social media. Support the ED as the chief spokesperson.
  6. Participate in grant writing.
  7. Manage two committees (development and marketing), at least two interns, and consultants. Delegate as much as possible to volunteers to maximize impact.
Preferred Qualifications:

Should have a background in most of the following areas:

Experience: 5+ years of diverse functions in fund development OR related experience that involves identifying prospects, cultivating relationships, and managing strong teams. A track record of securing grants or donations from individuals, corporations and foundations. Major Gifts experience. Preferred prior experience taking an organization from a successful grassroots level to a cohesive and professional level of development. Successful leadership and management of teams and volunteers to accomplish big goals.

Skills: Strong strategic and analytical skills, as well as compelling written, verbal and inter-personal skills. Facility in DonorPerfect (or other constituent management databases), ConstantContact (or other email marketing), and use of information technology.

General: Deep passion for social justice, and embraces OVP’s mission. Results and achievement oriented. Excited by our small size and potential for growth. Works energetically in a multi-tasked environment. Ability to work effectively as part of a close-knit team, as well as ability to take initiative and work independently. Sincere commitment to collaborate with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, and donors. Flexibility with scheduling to accommodate donor and volunteer requirements in addition to regular office hours. You help people connect the dots between their priorities and OVP’s mission.

Application Process:

We offer a competitve salary, benefits, and a flexible schedule. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to admin@onevillagepartners.org by March 20, 2015. Applications will be considered as they are received. No phone calls, please.

 

We are also looking for enthusiastic volunteers for the following positions.

Board and Committee Members

Position Status: Part Time (unpaid)                                Work Schedule: Flexible

Position Type: Volunteer                                   Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

OneVillage Partners is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit dedicated to holistic rural development in Sierra Leone. OneVillage Partners works for improved quality of life through increased income in rural villages in Sierra Leone, West Africa. OneVillage utilizes a business approach to solve extreme poverty and is interested in developing a model for comprehensive development that can create middle income self-sufficiency in rural Sierra Leone.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

We are looking for individuals to work with us long-term as advisers and volunteers and help us grow our unique model.

Preferred Qualifications:

Specifically, we hope to partner with people who have connections with businesses, foundations or the giving community in Minnesota and/or people with one or more of the following skills or interests: PR/marketing, event planning, fundraising, international development, nonprofit law.

Application Process:

Please email  apply@onevillagepartners.org

 

 Events Photographer

Position Status: Part Time (unpaid)                                Work Schedule: Flexible

Position Type: Internship                                   Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

OneVillage Partners is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit dedicated to holistic rural development in Sierra Leone. OneVillage Partners works for improved quality of life through increased income in rural villages in Sierra Leone, West Africa. OneVillage utilizes a business approach to solve extreme poverty and is interested in developing a model for comprehensive development that can create middle income self-sufficiency in rural Sierra Leone.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Working 2-4 hours per event, the Events Photographer Intern will play an important role in supporting OneVillage Partners’ work. The primary responsibilities for this position are to document OVP’s fundraising and informational events around the Twin Cities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience photographing events
  2. Own digital photography equipment
  3. Passion for making a difference in people lives and background in African development
  4. Excellent attention to detail

Application Process:

Please email cover letter, resume and sample of work to: apply@onevillagepartners.org
Applications will be considered as they are received, and will be accepted until the position is filled.

No phone calls please.