McLeod For Tomorrow is looking for a self-starter with a positive attitude, integrity and passion for our mission of shaping the future of McLeod County by developing leaders and connecting our communities. Apply to be our Program Coordinator! You could be the spark that ignites civic engagement, economic impacts, volunteering and learning, while having fun.
To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. The position will remain open until filled.
The Program Coordinator reports to the Board of Directors
Working in partnership with the Board of Directors and program stakeholders, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the successful operation of McLeod For Tomorrow’s Leadership Program and supporting the mission of connecting our communities and developing leaders.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Coordinate the annual Leadership Program including recruiting applicants, managing online applications and communicating with employers.
- Maintain strong communication and partnership with University of Minnesota Extension staff.
- Develop and maintain community and business partnerships and collaborations.
- Coordinate and guide alumni in day chair duties (e.g. securing meeting space, tours and food).
- Oversee annual civic project(s) by Leadership Program participants.
- Research and apply for funding opportunities including grants.
- Seek local donations, including in-kind, for leadership program activities in communities.
- Engage with corporate and civic sponsors and individual donors to McLeod For Tomorrow, including sending thank yous and requesting renewals annually.
- Manage social media accounts, including creating and posting content.
- Create and distribute e-newsletters.
- Maintain accurate information on the website and post new content on a regular basis.
- Write and send press releases for the Leadership Program and other MFT activities.
- Attend monthly Board meetings and provide a report of program activities.
- Participate in committee meetings as needed.
- Facilitate activities and communications with Leadership Program Alumni.
- Other duties as assigned.
Work Hours and Compensation
This is a contract self-employed position with the expectation of an average of 20 hours per week. Fixed monthly compensation of $1,500 with no reimbursements. Work hours are flexible for this position with the exception of the nine Leadership Program class days.
- Experience working for non-profit service organizations.
- Marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people and cultivate relationships.
- A self-starter with a positive attitude, integrity and passion for our mission of shaping the future of McLeod County by developing leaders and connecting our communities.
- Proficient with social media and email marketing.
- Experience with Google Apps and Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc.).
To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected].