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Personal Lines Customer Service Rep, Greenwich, CT

Objectives and Position Description

  • Communicate with clients; prospective clients and help them make informed insurance-buying decisions
  • Service clients within the personal lines book of business; quote and write new accounts, as well as implement changes to existing policies
  • Cross-sell other lines of business within accounts
  • Obtain quotes from carriers and service accounts via internet and various software programs
  • Log all correspondence, calls and activities
  • Maintain client files properly and in accordance to agency and company policy and procedure
  • Advise, explain, promote and service all lines of personal insurance policies
  • Remain current with company products and guidelines
  • Process renewals, endorsements, and other correspondence in a timely manner
  • Remain knowledgeable  and updated on all Personal Lines insurance products and guidelines

Customer Service Skills

  • Comfortable communicating with clients (in person, email, and telephone inquiries), underwriters, and company representatives
  • Answer telephones promptly and courteously 
  • Provide answers to billing and policy coverage questions in professional and friendly manner
  • Follow up with clients’ needs in a timely manner
  • Maintain good relationships with company personnel and underwriters

Requirements

 

  • Past experience with personal lines insurance
  • Excellent personal organization skills with ability to manage multiple projects, competing priorities, tasks, and heavy work volume
  • CT/NY insurance license preferred
  • Experience with AMS360 software a plus
  • Experience with Chubb Cincinnati Financial, AIG Pure a plus


Compensation
Commensurate with experience

To apply send a cover letter and resume to Livy Howard at lhoward@howardgay.com

If applying please notify the Career Resource Center at crc@greenwichacademy.org

Senior Accountant, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT

Greenwich Academy seeks a Senior Accountant to lead the day to day accounting function for the Academy and manage the month end close process. Maintaining the highest standards of financial integrity and business ethics and a culture that supports faculty is paramount.

Primary Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant works closely with the Controller in order to establish and maintain appropriate procedures and controls for all financial systems and reporting in accordance with GAAP. The Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly account reconciliations, managing the month-end close process, and analyzing financial statement activity. The Senior Accountant's primary duties include:
  • Preparing the reconciliation of all bank accounts, general ledger sub-ledgers, fixed asset accounting, all other asset and liability accounts, all statements and activity related to the outstanding bonds, and monthly pledges and cash gifts against Advancement records.
  • Managing the month-end close processes.  Monitoring all expenditures and income, preparing recurring accrual journal entries, and reviewing all general ledger accounts monthly.  
  • Assists in preparation of monthly management reports and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including “Budget vs. Actual” variance reports. 
  • Reviewing and communicating implications of new accounting pronouncements on Greenwich Academy financial statements.
     
  • Preparing surveys that originate from the Business Office (e.g. NAIS, Fairchester).
Qualifications
Required qualifications include an undergraduate degree and a minimum 3-5 years accounting experience.  Nonprofit or independent school experience preferred.   

Strong technical accounting expertise, advanced knowledge of general ledger software and reporting, demonstrated experience performing financial analysis and modeling in Excel, a high level of integrity and exemplary work ethic.  

Experience analyzing financial statements and actual to budget reporting is required. 
Motivated individual with strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions, and meet deadlines with accuracy.  

The ability to work independently under minimal supervision and in a fast paced environment is critical. 

Greenwich Academy offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to: crc@greenwichacademy.org

Development & Communications Assistant, Building One Community, Stamford, CT

Posted 10/10

About the Organization: Building One Community (B1C) is a non-profit organization established in 2011 to provide a comprehensive resource center for recent immigrants in the Stamford, Connecticut area. The mission of Building One Community is to bring passionate people together to help immigrants and their families succeed in the community.

Position: The Development & Communications Assistant will help implement B1C’s fund development, communications and public relations initiatives. The Assistant should have strong communications skills, with the ability to effectively reach a wide range of audiences, both orally and in writing. This full-time position reports to the Development & Communications Director and involves the occasional evening and weekend assignment.

Primary Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Draft concepts of copy for appeal letters, invitations, and other written materials as needed
  • Organize lists and materials for mailings to 500+ individuals
  • Work with Development & Communications Director to set communications schedule and draft content for event promotion
  • Coordinate processing of donor acknowledgement letters including: drafting letter templates, ensuring accuracy of each letter, and personalizing as needed
  • Maintain registration lists for fundraising events
  • Research prospective foundation, individual, corporate and community funders
  • Draft and compile materials for grant applications and reports
  • Write press releases for B1C events and programs
  • Create news updates and invitation e-blasts using Constant Contact email marketing software
  • Proof-read and edit written materials including brochures, program announcements, annual  report, grant applications & reports
  • Collaborate with program staff to regularly post key social media updates across multiple platforms
Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ degree in communications, marketing or related field preferred
  • Some experience in non-profit sector preferred
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Experience with donor databases (e.g. Donor Perfect) and e-mail marketing systems (e.g. Constant Contact) a plus 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to project a warm, welcoming and positive attitude
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility to adapt to emerging needs and changing priorities
  • Commitment to the Building One Community mission and goals
Please submit your resume and a cover letter with desired salary to: jobs@Building1Community.org. 
Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed; no telephone calls please
 
If applying please notify the Career Resource Center at crc@greenwichacademy.org

 

Full -Time Digital Video Intern, New York Magazine, New York, NY

Posted 9/22

New York Magazine is seeking a full-time Digital Video Intern. This is a paid position.

If interested please e-mail a cover letter and resume to crc@greenwichacademy.org

 

Floater/Administrative Assistant/Prestigious $360 Billion Asset Management Firm, New York, NY

Posted: 9/20

Prestigious asset management firm based in Midtown is looking for a Floater/Junior Administrative Assistant to join their firm, providing support to various departments on an on-going basis.  
 
This is a great way for a recent college graduate with at least 1-2 years experience working in a corporate office,  preferably in financial services to get exposure to various departments in an asset management firm with upside career potential.  Many 'floaters" have joined others parts of the firm, particularly in Investor Relations, Operations, Public Affairs and Human Resources. 
 
Candidate must be able to "wear many hats",  be polished, professional with a confident "can do" attitude..no job too small.  The candidate must also have very strong communication skills, excellent writing skills and superior Microsoft Office Suite skills. 


If interested in this opportunity please contact: 

Linda White-Banta
Coleman & Company
144 East 44th Street, 7th floor
New York, New York, 10017
646-214-7475
Linda@colemancompany.net
 
If applying please notify the Career Resource Center at crc@greenwichacademy.org 

Investment Banking Analyst, FTP Partners, New York, NY or San Francisco, CA

Posted 9/11

The analyst position is for our San Francisco or New York office beginning July 9, 2018. The analyst program requires a 2 year minimum commitment. Analysts are included in all aspects of a transaction from origination to closing. They work directly with senior investment bankers and are responsible for the day to day activities of each transaction. Responsibilities include: financial modeling, company valuation, financial performance analysis, corporate and industry research, due diligence, strategic analyses of companies, preparation of marketing and presentation materials, management presentations and offering memorandums.

Required Qualifications:

  • Recent graduate or graduating by June 2018
  • Finance or accounting major preferred
  • Min. 3.5 GPA and 2000 SAT / 30 ACT strongly preferred
  • Prior finance / accounting internship experience preferred
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic ability
  • Strong work ethic and a drive for perfection
  • Ability to perform under pressure amid tight deadlines
  • Team player, self-motivated and entrepreneurial
  • Strong quantitative and technical / computer skills
  • Strong data management and research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Maturity and poise to work directly with client executives
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Permanent US work authorization

 

Please complete the steps below if you are interested in applying for our 2018 Analyst or 2018 position.

(1)   Email georgia.williams@ftpartners.com and ftpcareers@ftpartners.com the following items along with the position to which you are applying (Analyst or Summer Analyst) 

(i)    Resume

(ii)   Detailed cover letter

(iii)  Official school transcripts

(iv)  Official SAT/ACT scores

(2)   In your email, please state your office preference: San Francisco or New York City

(3)   In your email, please answer yes/no to the two questions below:

(i)    Are you authorized to work lawfully in the United States for Financial Technology Partners (Yes/No)?

(ii)   Will you now or in the future require Financial Technology Partners to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status. Please answer Yes or No.
 

(4)   Lastly, complete the assessment linked below:

(i)    2018 Analyst: 
http://www.ondemandassessment.com/verify/apply/mAevRBA/haTPbahw 

Investment Banking Summer Analyst, FTP Partners, New York, NY or San Francisco, CA

Posted 9/11 

The Summer Analyst internship is a 10 week program that takes place June 4 - August 10, 2018. We are hiring in both our San Francisco and New York offices. Summer Analysts will work alongside full time Analysts and directly with senior investment bankers on the day to day activities of M&A and capital raising transactions. Responsibilities include: financial modeling, company valuation, accretion / dilution analysis, LBO modeling, financial performance analysis, corporate and industry research, due diligence, strategic analyses of companies, preparation of marketing and presentation materials, management presentations and offering memorandums.


Required Qualifications:- Graduating by June 2019

- Finance, accounting, engineering or math major preferred

- Min. 3.5 GPA and 2000 SAT / 30 ACT strongly preferred

- Strong interest in investment banking

- Excellent problem solving and analytic ability

- Strong work ethic and a drive for perfection

- Ability to perform under pressure amid tight deadlines

- Team player, self-motivated and entrepreneurial

- Strong quantitative and technical / computer skills

- Strong data management and research skills

- Attention to detail

- Maturity and poise to work directly with client executives

- Strong writing and verbal communication skills

- Permanent US work authorization

 Please complete the steps below if you are interested in applying for the 2018 Summer Analyst position:

(1)   Email georgia.williams@ftpartners.com and ftpcareers@ftpartners.com the following items along with the position to which you are applying (Analyst or Summer Analyst) 

(i)    Resume

(ii)   Detailed cover letter

(iii)  Official school transcripts

(iv)  Official SAT/ACT scores

(2)   In your email, please state your office preference: San Francisco or New York City

(3)   In your email, please answer yes/no to the two questions below:

(i)    Are you authorized to work lawfully in the United States for Financial Technology Partners (Yes/No)?

(ii)   Will you now or in the future require Financial Technology Partners to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status. Please answer Yes or No.
 

(4)   Lastly, complete the assessment linked below:

2018 Summer Analyst: 
http://www.ondemandassessment.com/verify/apply/mAevmqS/haTPbahw

 

Database Manager/Development Associate, St. Bernard's School, New York, NY

Posted 9/7
 

This position reports to the director of development and requires a person with excellent communication and organizational skills as well as facility with PC-based technology (Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge, Word, Excel, etc.).  While previous experience in independent school development would be a plus, we will consider applicants with the desire and demonstrated ability to learn quickly.  Mathematical skills, attention to detail, organization, flexibility, and interpersonal skills are all essential to this position, as is discretion with confidential information. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree.
 
Primary responsibilities include providing administrative support for the busy development office.  Examples of duties include:
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date development database.
  • Producing the annual report
  • Entering biographical and research data in the development database.
  • Processing donations.
  • Printing and mailing gift receipts.
  • Communicating with families, including coordinating mailings and correspondence via e-mail.
  • Entering data from applications and maintaining admissions database.
  • Preparing reports and materials for meetings and events.
  • Assisting with newsletter articles, donor tracking, managing event responses, website updates, research, and other development analysis, working in conjunction with the other members of the development team.
  • Other duties as needed and/or desired.
Please submit resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to Dean Kripalani at d_kripal@stbernards.org.


www.stbernards.org
 

Assistant Director of Development, Annual Giving, King School, Stamford, CT

Posted 9/7


King is an independent, college preparatory day school serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. We are a diverse, vibrant learning community dedicated to educational excellence and the fullest academic and personal achievement of our students.

Job Title – Assistant Director of Development, Annual Giving
Division - Development
Reports to – Associate Director of Development

Summary

The Assistant Director of Development, Annual Giving oversees King School's relationships with the parent constituency and its annual giving. This role is largely involved with the school's Annual Fund and securing parent solicitation for this fund. This individual will be the liaison to the Parent's Association (PA), and manages a fundraising portfolio.

Responsibilities and Primary Duties

Collaborate with the Development team to maximize effectiveness of the Annual Fund.

Manage segment mailings, acknowledgement letters and stewardship of all parent gifts to King School.

Represent the Development team at PA meetings. Assist the PA in its communications via Facebook and Mailchimp.

Develop and improve programming for current and past parents of King School.

Collaborate with the Events Manager to support the PA elements of Homecoming, Annual Gala/Auction, speakers and events as needed.

Manage portfolio of parents for personal solicitations of gifts to the Annual Fund.

Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor's degree required.

Three years experience in a school advancement role.

Database experience preferred; experience with Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge a plus.

Be able to thrive and be flexible in a dynamic and fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Must have a positive public presence and a sense of humor.

Must be able to work and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and must have a broad range of internal and external constituents including faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents and friends of the School.

Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills and a superior attentiveness to detail; high integrity and professionalism, respecting the confidential nature of donor information and the School's business practices.

Must be available for evening and weekend work as required.

Commitment to King's Mission, Virtues, and
Diversity Policy Statement
Classification
This position in an exempt, full-time, 12 month position.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to developmentjobs@kingschoolct.org.

Please note your salary target. King School is an EOE.

 

 

Private Wealth Associate, AllianceBernstein, L.P., Multiple Locations

Posted 8/29
 
We are looking for Associates to work in client facing roles with a team of Financial Advisors for Bernstein Private Wealth Management. This role will require candidates to build upon their current skill set and will provide unparalleled immersion into all aspects of the wealth management industry. 
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for Associates to partner with Financial Advisors to provide all aspects of client servicing including asset allocation advice, portfolio analytics, retirement planning, and core/discretionary planning for high net worth clients and prospects. Ideal candidates will exhibit proficiency in:
  • Strong client-service orientation:Building relationships both internally and with clients
  • Collaborating to drive successful client outcomes through decisive, strategic thinking and strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excelling at prioritizing multiple demands in a fast-paced environment with a high attention to detail
Training Program
 
Associates will participate in a comprehensive and robust three-phase training program. The
Associate Development Program (ADP) will enable Associates to build a foundation of knowledge and develop skills needed to achieve client service excellence and fuel success as a financial professional. Curriculum will be delivered both in a formal classroom and on the job setting.
 
Content can include:
  • In-depth industry training, as well as on proprietary investments, services, policies and procedures
  • Advanced training on trusts & estates, wealth planning analytics, investment management philosophies, and financial management strategies
  • A focus on client service excellence, partnership and sales training in order to strengthen the client experience
  • Behavioral training geared toward development of communication, leadership, and other professional skills
  • Career management, one-on-one coaching, and specialized skills training to achieve success beyond the Associate role
Job Qualifications
 
We are looking for accomplished team players who seek a rigorous and challenging environment for their career development. Applicants should meet the following criteria:
  • Graduation between December 2017 and June 2018
  • Demonstrate excellence in academics with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Demonstrate strong leadership experience
  • Relevant internship experience is preferred
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel are preferred
  • Bernstein Private Wealth Management will sponsor required series 7 and 63 licenses
Department Description
Bernstein Private Wealth Management (“Bernstein”), also a subsidiary of AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB), provides advanced planning strategies and a wide array of investment management services to high net worth families, endowments and foundations, and institutions to help them reach specific financial objectives. Bernstein Private Wealth Management is distinguished among major wealth managers by its single focus and the resulting alignment of interests and accountability this brings to each client relationship. Bernstein’s integrated approach allows the firm to tailor each client’s portfolio, minimizing the effects of tax and volatility, with investment strategies that draw on AB’s deep research expertise across asset classes and geographies.Bernstein Private Wealth Management’s clients are located around the globe. Bernstein has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach. Bernstein Private Wealth Management manages over $80 billion in assets.
 
Company Description
AB is a research-driven investment firm that is global in scope and client-focused in its mission.
Driven by a culture of relentless ingenuity, we have been in the investment management
business for fifty years. With over $480 billion in assets under management, AB provides a suite
of diversified investment strategies to clients located in over 50 countries throughout the
Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim. Our experienced team of over 400 investment
professionals includes over 250 dedicated analysts who research investment opportunities across borders to meet a broad range of client requirements. The firm’s core investment experience includes value equities, growth equities, index management, core equities, multi-asset class, fixed income and alternative investments. AB’s subsidiary, AB Bernstein, is widely recognized as Wall Street's premier sell-side research and brokerage firm, with a global equity trading platform that spans the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Our research and trading capabilities are sought out by leading investment managers around the world, and we are annually ranked at the top of our industry by acknowledged arbiters. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to
tailor investment solutions for its clients.
 
 
Hiring Locations
 
Positions are located in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco
 
How to Apply 
 
Please apply through the AB Careers website at www.abglobal.com/careers. Click the icon labeled Search Jobs, and then type “Private Wealth Associate Program” in the Search by
Keyword field to apply to specific office locations.
 
When applying please notify the Career Resource Center at: crc@greenwichacademy.org
 

Private Wealth Summer Internship, AllianceBernstein L.P., Multiple Locations

Posted 8/29
We are seeking talented, highly motivated students who have demonstrated significant academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and an interest in financial services for our Private Wealth Summer Internships. This is a ten week program that offers competitive compensation and invaluable experience in the financial services industry.
 
We are seeking talented, highly motivated students who have demonstrated significant academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and an interest in financial services for our Private Wealth Summer Internships. This is a ten week program that offers competitive compensation and invaluable experience in the financial services industry.
 
Interns will play a key role working with Financial Advisors and their teams to provide support in all aspects of the business. Specific responsibilities and activities may include:
  • Analyzing financial information for clients/prospects to determine strategies for achieving investment objectives
  • Working hands-on with clients to respond to inquiries via written and verbal communications
  • Completing ad-hoc business projects
  • Partnering with team members toward a common goal of exceptional client service
  • Preparing for and participating in a robust on-boarding training program
  • Interacting and networking with professionals throughout the firm to fuel career success
Job Qualifications

Candidates should be top academic performers, be interested in the investment management industry and meet the following criteria: 

  • Graduation between December 2018 and June 2019
  • Demonstrate excellence in academics with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Demonstrate strong leadership experience
  • A track record of exceptional performance in extracurricular and professional activities
  • Some coursework in finance and economics is preferred
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel are preferred
  • Strong client-service orientation: Enjoy building relationships both internally and with clients
  • Collaborate to drive successful client outcomes through decisive, strategic thinking and strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excel at prioritizing multiple demands in a fast-paced environment with a high attention to detail

 

Job Requirements
  • Candidates must be available to work full-time from June to August.
  • It is not permissible to simultaneously take academic classes or hold other employment
  • that will conflict with the internship schedule.
  • Selected candidates will need to successfully complete a thorough background check.
Department Description
 Bernstein Private Wealth Management (“Bernstein”), also a subsidiary of Alliance Bernstein L.P. (AB), provides advanced planning strategies and a wide array of investment management services to high net worth families, endowments and foundations, and institutions to help them reach specific financial objectives. Bernstein Private Wealth Management is distinguished among major wealth managers by its single focus and the resulting alignment of interests and accountability this brings to each client relationship. Bernstein’s integrated approach allows the firm to tailor each client’s portfolio, minimizing the effects of tax and volatility, with investment strategies that draw on AB’s deep research expertise across asset classes and geographies.
Bernstein Private Wealth Management’s clients are located around the globe. Bernstein has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach. Bernstein Private Wealth Management managers over $80 billion in
assets.
 
Company Description
 
AB is a research-driven investment firm that is global in scope and client-focused in its mission.
Driven by a culture of relentless ingenuity, we have been in the investment management
business for more than forty years. With over $500 billion in assets under management, AB
provides a suite of diversified investment strategies to clients located in over 50 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim. Our experienced team of over 400 investment professionals includes over 250 dedicated analysts who research investment opportunities across borders to meet a broad range of client requirements. The firm’s core investment experience includes equities, multi-asset class, fixed income and alternative investments. AB’s subsidiary, AB Bernstein, is widely recognized as Wall Street's premier sellside
research and brokerage firm, with a global equity trading platform that spans the U.S.,
Europe, and Asia. Our research and trading capabilities are sought out by leading investment managers around the world, and we are annually ranked at the top of our industry by acknowledged arbiters. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients.
 
Hiring Locations
 
Positions are located in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco
 
How to Apply 
 
Please apply through the AB Careers website at www.abglobal.com/careers. Click the icon
labeled Search Jobs, and then type “Private Wealth Summer Internship” in the Search by
Keyword field to apply to specific office locations.
 
When applying please notify the Career Resource Center at: crc@greenwichacademy.org 

Social Media Internship Fall/Winter, Certascan Technologies

Posted 8/23
 

Job Description:  Objective is to utilize social media platforms to expand the awareness of CertaScan and interaction with its target audience of the perinatal nurse community (OB Nurses, L&D and NICU Nurse Managers, Directors and VP of Mother/Baby and Women’s Services).  In particular:

  • Develop content on a consistent basis and connect with current and new partners on all of the company’s social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Linked In and the company’s website, www.certascantek.com) 
  • Build hashtag inventory of key words to build following on all relevant social media sites and platforms
  • Post media coverage company continuously receives on You Tube, Vimeo and social media sites
  • Engage (through commenting) with existing OB nurse bloggers and platforms popular with our target market
  • (Longer term) Create CertaScan’s own blog and integrate with the company’s other social media programs

Company Description:  CertaScan (www.certascantek.com) offers an Infant Biometric Identification System that digitally captures newborn footprints, captures a newborn security photo (defined as within 2 hours of birth) and mom's index fingerprints. Benefits include:

  • Precise identification of newborns needed in emergency situations such as abductions, when bands fall, natural disasters, etc
  • Ability to place images into electronic medical records (EMRs)
  • Easy to use - no messy inks or fading inkless images- takes less than 3 minutes
  • Enhances patient satisfaction providing moms an attractive certificate and ability to enhance it online at www.firstfootprint.com
  • Provides hospitals the ability to meet the guidelines of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
  • Enhances hospital's reputation for leadership in technology and infant safety and security.  Attracts media attention that can differentiate your hospital.
There are no upfront costs. No hidden costs.  Priced on an affordable per live birth basis. CertaScan installs and services its systems. We also train your staff.

This is a Part-Time position requiring around 10 - 15 hours per week.

Hours are flexible - between 9 am and 7 pm Mon-Fri

Required periodic updates may be delivered via Skype or Telephone

Course Credit Available

Location: Remote

Reports to: CEO and Director of Operation

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to crc@greenwichacademy.org

Producer, Digital Video, New York Magazine, New York, NY

Posted 8/15

New York Media energizes people around shared interests, igniting important conversations with a cosmopolitan point of view and providing the map to shrewdly navigate a fast-moving culture. We want to be a beloved habit for people around the world, with groundbreaking journalism at our core. By connecting our consumers to indispensable content and experiences, our media becomes the starting point from which we can provide innovative offerings across multiple platforms.
 
The Editorial team is at the core of everything New York Media does. Our team strikes the perfect balance of content that’s smart and funny so that our readers know everything they need to know to navigate a fast-moving culture, whether that’s up-to-date information on political events, cultural developments, fashion trends, or the latest scientific breakthroughs.
 
We are looking for a sharp, creative video producer curious about the world around them and with a passion for telling stories in a digital medium. As a leader on our Productions team you will shoot, edit, write, and otherwise produce many ambitious videos per week in collaboration with the team.

 

Job Responsibilities

    • Create news video content across New York Media’s verticals, including the up-to-the-minute news and service website nymag.com; the entertainment-and-culture news site Vulture; the fashion-and-lifestyle site the Cut; and our politics coverage through Daily Intelligencer
    • Ideate both original news pieces and quick-turn video content across all New York Media sites
    • Foster strong, collaborative partnerships across the Editorial team
    • Build and foster a strong news video brand in line with editorial at large

Role Requirements

    • 3+ years making digital video for a high volume site.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere (required) and Adobe After Effects (preferred).
    • Experience with shooting and lighting required.
    • Strong writing skills.
    • Keen news and story sense (journalism experience preferred).
    • A sense of humor, and desire to tell stories with perspective.
    • Knowledge of entertainment, digital culture, style, food, and the science of everyday life, among other things.
    • Creativity, and a can-do attitude.
    • A readiness to tell stories across a wide variety of subjects.
    • A collaborative sense and willingness to work with others on multiple projects.
    • A drive to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

 New York Media is a place where you can be yourself and make an impact. Our team members are creative and collaborative, and we want to be just as engaged and diverse as our audience. We know that cultivating diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment is crucial in maintaining our strength as a prominent media organization.

 
We create an environment where no individual is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their background. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.
 
With a commitment to maintaining a bias-free environment in which harassment is prohibited, we respect cultural diversity and comply with the laws of the places in which we operate. We expect our business partners, suppliers, clients, and all of our team members to uphold these commitments.

 

To Apply visit:

https://jobs.lever.co/nymedia/a9778e5c-0376-4391-9b58-83f2d73f7b7b

Also be sure to e-mail GA alumna Fritzie Andrade at Fritzie.Andrade@nymag.com

 

Associate Brand Manager, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits', Stamford, CT

Posted 8/21

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits’ Stamford office currently seeks an Associate Brand Manager for our Low Lux & Fine Wine team who possesses the below.


The Associate Brand Manager (ABM) will play a pivotal role as part of the portfolio and Brand Team. The ABM will be responsible for performing in-depth data analysis and deriving key business insights that translate into actionable business decisions. Furthermore the ABM will play a critical support role in developing strategic brand plans and executing all marketing programs in place. The ABM is expected to demonstrate strong problem solving skills, the ability to take initiative and work independently, and develop strong cross-functional group relationships.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree; MBA desirable
  • Minimum 2+ years marketing /industry experience
  •  Strong analytical skills are a must
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, multi-faceted business environment
  • Strong strategic and decision making skills
  • Ability to take initiative, develop and seek out creative and innovative ideas
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interface at all levels within the organization and outside the company
  • Understanding of financial P&L and budget management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint
  • Comprehension of digital marketing levers and best-use brand-building activation
  • Nielsen syndicated data analysis proficiency a plus
  • Basic understanding of wine a must; education or passion for wines is preferred
  • Beverage Alcohol Industry experience a plus
  • Ability to travel
Responsibilities:
  • Analyze sales data using databases & spreadsheet software and derive key actionable business insights
  • Contribute to development and execution of strategic and annual marketing plans which address all aspects of the marketing mix including P&L’s, pricing, packaging, advertising, promotion, public relations, market research, and new product development
  • Help manage outside agencies, including advertising, promotions, digital, public relations if applicable
  • Build relationships with Sales to identify opportunities to develop brand growth
  • Interface on a consistent basis with cross-functional groups (Sales, Finance, and Operations) to rapidly identify problems/opportunities and take appropriate action as warranted
  • Handle consumer enquiries, requests and complaints received on-line
  • Run and distribute monthly reports
  • Manage brand budget, including coding and entering invoices
  • Manage and participate in benchmark tastings

If your background and experience meet these qualifications and you want to join a dynamic industry, please email GA alumna Maggie McMillen at maggie.mcmillen@deutschfamily.com


Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is a family-owned business committed to cultivating an environment in alignment with the company’s values, mission, and vision. Our professional staff plays an important role in the company’s continued growth and success. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement in a collaborative environment.

Deutsch’s wine and spirits are sold to the trade with well-planned marketing support and offered to U.S. consumers at fair market prices. Today the company is renowned for its brand building prowess and ability to identify and fill consumer niches within the wine and spirits category. They have built numerous category leaders including: the #1 selling brand in the US, the #1 imported brand in the US, the #1 Australian brand in the US, and the #1 French brand in the US. Chairman Bill Deutsch’s son Peter Deutsch is CEO; thus two generations of the Deutsch family work side by side in their continuous quest to build strong brands and relationships throughout the wine and spirits industry.

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Learn more about Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits at www.deutschfamily.com

 

Senior Producer, Digital Video, New York Magazine, New York, NY

Posted 8/15
 
New York Media energizes people around shared interests, igniting important conversations with a cosmopolitan point of view and providing the map to shrewdly navigate a fast-moving culture. We want to be a beloved habit for people around the world, with groundbreaking journalism at our core. By connecting our consumers to indispensable content and experiences, our media becomes the starting point from which we can provide innovative offerings across multiple platforms.
 
The Editorial team is at the core of everything New York Media does. Our team strikes the perfect balance of content that’s smart and funny so that our readers know everything they need to know to navigate a fast-moving culture, whether that’s up-to-date information on political events, cultural developments, fashion trends, or the latest scientific breakthroughs.
 
New York Media is going through an exciting evolution in its Video strategy and is building a team of video enthusiasts to help drive our onsite Video model. The successful candidate for this role will serve as a member of the small and dynamic Video leadership team, acting as editorial lead for the News Video team.

 

Job Responsibilities

    • Manage Producers on the News Team
    • Manage all news video content across New York Media’s verticals, including the up-to-the-minute news and service website nymag.com; the entertainment-and-culture news site Vulture; the fashion-and-lifestyle site the Cut; and our politics coverage through Daily Intelligencer
    • Ideate both original news pieces and quick-turn video content across all New York Media sites
    • Foster strong, collaborative partnerships across the Editorial team
    • Build and foster a strong news video brand in line with editorial at large

Role Requirements

    • Strong editorial judgment and journalistic decision making capacity
    • 4+ years producing digital video for a high volume online journalistic platform
    • Impeccable and broad current events knowledge across entertainment, pop culture, and politics
    • Management experience preferred
    • Strong writing and text editing skills
    • Video editing skills strongly preferred
    • Strong knowledge of how to make and distribute effective online content
    • Passion and interest to tell stories intelligently, and with a sense of humor and perspective

 

New York Media is a place where you can be yourself and make an impact. Our team members are creative and collaborative, and we want to be just as engaged and diverse as our audience. We know that cultivating diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment is crucial in maintaining our strength as a prominent media organization.
 
We create an environment where no individual is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their background. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.
 
With a commitment to maintaining a bias-free environment in which harassment is prohibited, we respect cultural diversity and comply with the laws of the places in which we operate. We expect our business partners, suppliers, clients, and all of our team members to uphold these commitments.

 

To Apply visit:

https://jobs.lever.co/nymedia/17ea24f5-0d1e-414a-b2ba-7704efe270fb

Also be sure to e-mail GA alumna Fritzie Andrade at Fritzie.Andrade@nymag.com

 

Teaching Position, The Preschool at Second Congregational Church, Greenwich, CT

Posted 8/9
 
We are seeking a dedicated and nurturing part-time teacher to join our dynamic 4 year old teaching team.
 
Successful candidates will possess the following:
  • Previous early childhood teaching experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Be energetic and caring individuals who enjoy working with young children in a play and nature based environment. 
This position is part-time with a Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 12:30pm schedule beginning
August 28, 2017 to May 25, 2018. 
 
Opportunity for future employment in subsequent school years.
 
Please email a cover letter and resume to info@thepreschoolgreenwich.com

Special Events Manager, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Posted 8/10

The Special Events Manager is a member of the five-person Special Events team that plans and executes events and high-level meetings for the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) Office of Development. The Events team produces more than 65 fundraising, donor stewardship and cultivation events per year, which engage donors and prospects with the goal to raise critical funding for various clinical areas within Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).

The Special Events Manager will report to the Senior Director of Donor Relations and Special Events. Responsibilities of this role encompass two key areas: the first, to be the event lead on functions including but not limited to, stewardship and cultivation events, board and council meetings, under the direction of the Senior Director; and the second is to support the lead event planners in the planning, logistical management and production of fundraising events.

Essential Functions

1. As the event lead for stewardship and cultivation events, the Special Events manager is responsible for working closely with Development Officers, and liaising with senior Columbia administration, faculty, high-profile donors, prospects – individuals, as well as committees – to develop, plan and execute exceptional, high-level dinners, receptions, panel discussions, tours, and board and council meetings, to name a few. The incumbent is responsible for managing lists; securing and managing venues and vendors; managing production of creative materials, managing catering and the creation of aesthetic event environments for positive guest experiences; managing photography; all on-site logistics, event follow-up and wrap-up. – 30%

2. As a member of the Special Events team, the incumbent will provide planning support for fundraising event initiatives under the direction of lead event planners. These events include, but are not limited to, benefits such as galas, live concerts, and family events, as well as high-level dinners, cultural tours, receptions, lectures and panel discussions. Planning responsibilities include creating, managing, communicating and adhering to event timelines; managing database lists and RSVPs; researching, securing, and communicating with venues and vendors; processing invoices, tracking and reconciling event expenses; coordinating and managing print production processes; managing digital needs; tracking and following up on donor gifts; researching and managing event related merchandise. Communicate regularly with relevant administrative colleagues at Columbia University, which includes the P&S Office of Development Operations and Finance team, as well as Columbia University’s Purchasing and Gift Systems departments as it relates to following procedures and protocol in the areas of compliance, administrative requirements, contracts, invoicing, and expenses. – 30%

3. Provide on-site logistical and production support for lead fundraising event planners. On-site venue logistics can include handling load-in and load-out, coordinating set-up, managing event supplies and
collateral materials, managing event registration process, assisting with production elements and timing, communicating with venue and catering staff to ensure flawless flow, managing break down, and overall troubleshooting. – 20%

4. With the supervision of lead fundraising event planners, develop and coordinate sponsorship packages and manage auctions for events which incorporate these components. Related responsibilities include liaising with relevant administrative colleagues at Columbia University, communicating with event partners and donor volunteers; tracking items and collecting information, planning on-site activation, and post-event fulfillment. – 5%

5. The incumbent will support the lead fundraising event managers on post-event wrap-up procedures for fundraising events, which includes tracking event attendance; overseeing event photography delivery and distribution; closing out financials, creating wrap-up reports, and other elements as needed. – 10%

6. Responsibilities will extend to other duties and special projects as assigned. – 5%

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years relevant, post-graduate event management experience. Proven ability to manage budgets and teams. Must be resourceful and creative in terms of researching, resourcing and securing venues, vendors and event related merchandise. Strengths lie in the ability to work in a fast-paced environment; manage multiple projects, tasks, and concurrent priorities simultaneously; and bring them to completion in a timely and thorough manner. Ability to plan long-term and meet deadlines. Maintain a professional demeanor and possess a high level of interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Adept at problem-solving and using independent judgment in situations requiring initiative, diplomacy, and tact. Highly ethical, discretionary, and able to maintain confidential information. Must possess client services skillset and a customer service ethic. Exceptionally well-organized, accurate, and attentive to detail on a consistent basis. Importance lies in the ability to work well within a team, as well as independently. Willingness to learn and employ new technologies as required. Must be flexible, forward-thinking, and willing to take on new responsibilities and initiatives. Strengths lie in creativity, resourcefulness and thinking out of the box. Demonstrates a proactive approach and an enthusiastic and positive attitude. Willingness to collaborate with teams of colleagues across campus toward a common goal in a complex higher education environment. Willing to work evenings and weekends as events require. Moderate level of physical activity expected.

Qualifications

  • Highly skilled at MS Office software, especially Excel, a requirement.
  • Superior written and verbal skills, a requirement.
  • Strong technical and digital capabilities, a requirement.
  • Experience with client relations/customer service preferred.
  • Experience in proofreading and editing preferred.
  • Experience in press relations and/or media production, a plus.
  • Experience working in fundraising and development, a plus.
  • Experience working in the medical and/or education fields, a plus.

 

To apply visit Columbia University's website: 

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=163832

Also be sure to e-mail GA alumna Whitney Potter at  whitney.potter@columbia.edu 

 

Associate Director of Special Events, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Posted 8/10

The Associate Director of Special Events is a member of the team that produces more than 65 fundraising, stewardship and cultivation events per year for the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) Office of Development. Events are designed to engage donors and prospects with the goal of raising critical funding for various clinical areas within Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). The incumbent will report to the Senior Director of Donor Relations and Special Events.

As a member of the five-person Special Events team, the role of the Associate Director is to collaborate with Development Officers, and liaise with senior Columbia administration, faculty, donors and prospects – individuals, as well as committees – to lead the development, planning and execution of exceptional fundraising, stewardship and cultivation events. These events can include, but are not limited to, family events, receptions, panel discussions, lectures, tours, golf outings and education days. In addition, this role is responsible for planning high level dinners and Board of Advisors meetings. This position also shares responsibility with the Special Events team for the development and management of various large-scale special events, including annual galas and concerts. These initiatives will be led by the Senior Director and/or Director as relevant.

Essential Functions

1. Collaborate with Gift Officers, faculty, and donors to develop and facilitate strategic events that meet the goals of the Office of Development, faculty and volunteer donors. Continue the partnership through the planning and production phases. – 10%

2. Develop and execute communication/collateral campaigns for events. Create and follow print timelines, collaborate with and direct graphic designers and writers on various projects. Responsible for securing appropriate approvals. Work closely with database team to generate effective mailing lists. Prepare photographers prior to event and oversee on-site photography activities. Create run-of-show and develop presentation slides. – 25%

3. Responsible for executing contracts, processing invoices, managing and reconciling expense budgets, generating accurate financial reports, and managing RSVPs and guest lists. Create and follow planning timelines. Develop logistical and catering plans. Complete wrap-up of projects promptly. Must keep organized records. – 25%

4. Manage on-site logistics and production of events for which incumbent is the lead. Responsible for positive guest experience, overseeing catering and managing talent/entertainment, managing run-of-show, working with audio/visual to ensure accurate programming, and directing live program and speakers. – 15%

5. Help facilitate specific aspects of additional large-scale events under the direction of the Senior Director and/or Director, as relevant. Provide support on the event day and surrounding days. Large-scale events may include annual benefit galas and concerts. Provide on-site support at majority of the events the team executes. – 15%

6. Interact with various entities within Columbia University to ensure proper protocol and systems are adhered to and University procedures are followed. – 5%

7. Troubleshoot and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned. – 5%

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, plus a minimum of five years of progressively responsible post-collegiate experience in event planning and management -- preferably in a fundraising or client-oriented environment. Highly motivated self-starter who is engaging, resilient and resourceful. Excellent ability to set priorities, plan long-term, manage multiple projects simultaneously, perform in a fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines. Must be adept at problem-solving and demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, judgment and discretion.Exceptionally well-organized and a proven track record of being detail oriented. Demonstrate a proactive approach and a professional, enthusiastic and positive attitude. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. Willingness to collaborate with colleagues across campuses toward a common goal in a complex medical and higher education environment. Excellent written and oral skills, plus interpersonal and analytical skills required. Possesses an inherent creative and aesthetic perspective. Strong command of the written word, as well as capability to edit and proofread. Knowledge of New York City venues and vendors. Advanced Microsoft Office abilities, especially Excel, is a requirement. Moderate level of physical activity expected. Strong work ethic required. Willing to work evenings and weekends as events require.

Qualifications

  • Highly skilled at MS Office software, especially Excel, a requirement.
  • Superior written and verbal skills, a requirement.
  • Strong technical and digital capabilities, a requirement.
  • Experience with client relations/customer service preferred.
  • Experience in proofreading and editing preferred.
  • Experience in press relations and/or media production, a plus.
  • Experience working in fundraising and development, a plus.
  • Experience working in the medical and/or education fields, a plus.
  • Experience in the field of design, a plus.

Private Equity Position, Lexington Partners, L.P., New York, NY

Posted 8/1
 
Excellent opportunity for recent college grad analyst looking to get into private equity:
 

Lexington Partners, L.P. is a global private equity sponsor managing over $35 billion in institutional capital invested in Co-Investment and Secondary verticals. Lexington is the largest independent co-investment manager in the world with over $5 billion in original committed capital. Since 1998, the co-investment funds have invested over $3.5 billion in 200+ co-investments alongside 110+ leading private equity sponsors. Lexington has offices in New York, Boston, London, Menlo Park, Hong Kong and Santiago. This position is in their NYC office. The NYC co-investment team consists of 3 Partners, 1 VP, 1 Sr. Associate and 2 Associates. This is a 2 year track position.

Responsibilities include:
Evaluating leveraged buyout transactions across multiple industries
Building and analyzing complex leveraged buyout and financial models
Assisting in preparation of materials to be reviewed by the Investment Committee
Compiling and analyzing industry and company research
Working with legal counsel and other Lexington professionals to execute investments
Monitoring and analyzing of the investment portfolio
Attending annual meetings of private equity firms
Supporting deal sourcing initiatives

The team partners with Large- and Mid-Market PE firms in leverage buy-out transactions throughout the US and Europe: typically contributing from 1-30% of equity, closing 2 deals per month in non control/passive positions. If you enjoy the idea of spending your time evaluating new investment theses without being focused on the structuring nuances as well as portfolio activity, this position is for you!  The firm is very proud of their 18 year track record and their diverse blue chip relationships in the PE community. Name a top PE firm and it is quite likely Lexington has partnered with them!

This opportunity is industry diverse and global. You will work closely with a small team of NYC and London based professionals who enjoy what they do and enjoy working with each other: they are very cohesive! Your strong financial modeling and valuation skills coupled with your interest and ability to work in a collaborative team setting as well as your motivated self starting skills are all mandatory pre-requisites.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Bart D. Osman
Partner
Lexington Partners
660 Madison Avenue, 23rd Fl.
New York, NY 10065
212-754-0411 tel:212-754-0411, 212-754-1494212-754-1494 (F)
bdosman@lexpartners.com mailto:bdosman@lexpartners.com mailto:bdosman@lexpartners.com mailto:bdosman@lexpartners.com 
http://www.lexingtonpartners.com<http://www.lexingtonpartners.com/

Senior Inventory Accountant, Dooney & Bourke, Norwalk, CT

Posted 7/27

Job Summary:  Financial management team member responsible for the summarization of inventory, development of standard costs, and variance/cost analysis.  In addition, ensure strong financial controls through participation in physical inventory observations and cycle counts.  Further, provide inventory support to the corporate accounting group.

  Major Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare, analyze and report monthly, quarterly and annual inventory summarization and ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of these schedules.  Present data, identify problem areas and propose solutions to the Controller in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Assist in month end closing and prepare journal entries, as necessary.
  • Calculate/reset standard costs, analyze cost accounting data, prepare costing packages for the year end financial audit and assist with cycle count/physical inventories. 
  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analysis related to costs and profitability.
  • Prepare production analysis packages and analyze production/purchasing related variances.
  • Work on special projects as required.
  • Actively pursue continuous improvement opportunities.

Desired Skills & Experience

Training/Skills Required:  

  • Understanding of accounting and financial processes, particularly Inventory and Costing
  • 3-5 years experience as a cost estimator or equivalent in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Experience using Oracle Manufacturing is preferred. 
  • Excellent analytical skills.  Must pay careful attention to detail, accuracy and quality.
  • Proficiency in all MS Office products with a strong emphasis in Excel, including pivot tables and look ups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with finance and operations functions. Including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and interaction with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and maintain on-time delivery.
  • Ability to work with flexible and irregular production schedules.
  • Basic understanding of company's operations and products.

 

Company Description

Dooney & Bourke is multi-national luxury handbag and accessory manufacturer, distributor and retailer based in Norwalk, CT.  We are known for the un-compromising quality of our products and expect nothing less from our affiliates, vendors and employees.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to to GA alumna Nicole Harris at Nicole.Harris@roberthalf.com.

Communications and Program Coordinator, The Aspen Institute, Washington, DC

Posted 7/27

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

The National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development is engaging and energizing communities to fully integrate social, emotional, and academic development (SEAD) in K-12 education so that all students are prepared to thrive in school, in their careers, and in life. The Commission’s 25 members represent wide-ranging experiences and viewpoints from multiple fields, including education, research, business, policy, and the military. In a deliberate effort to hear from multiple perspectives, the full Commission team includes Councils of Scientists and Educators, a Youth Commission, a Parent Advisory Panel, and a Partners Collaborative. Ultimately, the Commission will release a Report From the Nation, outlining specific action steps in research, practice, and policy to help build and sustain a new vision of education that supports the comprehensive development of all students. To learn more, visit www.AspenSEAD.org.

Position Description

The Commission is uniquely positioned to make a compelling case for SEAD and marshal demand for this approach to education. To meet these goals, the Commission has developed a strategic communications plan, which includes: 1) clearly illustrating what SEAD looks like in practice, 2) developing and executing a communications campaign that creates widespread demand for a range of SEAD practices, and 3) galvanizing partners and allies in a coordinated outreach effort.

The Communications Associate will support each of these strategies, helping to expand and enhance the Commission’s web and social media presence, media outreach efforts, content development, and coalition building. The Associate will also help to facilitate ongoing communications about the Commission’s work to both internal and external audiences and will support the Commissioners’ communications’ efforts on behalf of SEAD.

This position is ideal for a new communications professional, and will provide experiences in a wide array of communications roles and functions. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can take initiative and problem-solve independently but also thrives in a team-oriented environment. Some knowledge of K-12 education issues is preferred. We are seeking a strategic thinker and effective writer with strong organizational and time-management skills.

This position reports to the Communications Strategist for the National Commission for Social, Emotional, and Academic Development and will interface regularly with multiple communications consultants and members of the Commission. S/he will join a high-performing team of five.

Essential Duties

  • Manage www.aspensead.org, the Commission’s website, and @AspenSEAD, the Commission’s Twitter handle. Ensure both are updated regularly and serve as dynamic platforms for engagement with the Commission’s multiple audiences. Help to monitor social media and website analytics.
  • Produce the Commission’s monthly e-newsletter, planning and writing much of the content and coordinating contributions from Commission members.
  • Create blog posts, email updates, PowerPoint presentations, and additional content as needed; coordinate the development of blog posts from Commission members and other authors.
  • Support media outreach efforts, including tracking key reporters, keeping them updated on the Commission’s work, facilitating their involvement and coverage of Commission milestones and events, and mapping coverage of SEAD-related topics.
  • Contribute to and help highlight the Commission’s varied content—including case studies, research briefs, and videos—thinking creatively about how to use multiple communications channels to reach our various audiences.
  • Track partner publications and events, identifying and supporting opportunities for collaboration.
  • Actively collaborate with Commission team members in the planning and execution of major events and projects.

Knowledge, Education, and Experience

  • College Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or a related field. OR a College Degree in another area with at least two years of experience in a communications-related position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of K-12 education issues preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and high-performing environment.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Suite, Internet research, and experience with social media analytics and email marketing platforms.
  • An eagerness to learn.
  • A commitment to the National Commission’s mission of fully integrating social, emotional, and academic development in K-12 education.

To Apply

To apply, please visit www.aspeninstitute.org/jobs and follow the instructions to apply for the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development Communications Associate position. Applicants must submit cover letter and resume.

To Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible on the Aspen Institute’s career page.  Please submit a cover letter that includes how you heard about this opening, any links to online communications you have produced as well as a current CV/resume through the Aspen Institute website. 

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Aspen Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package.

The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Administrative Assistant, Charlotte Barnes Interior Design, Greenwich, CT

Posted 7/27

Charlotte Barnes Interior Design &Add Entry Decoration-Greenwich, CT


We are an established interior design studio and gallery specializing in high-end residential projects.

We are looking for a high-energy, organized, self-starter who has excellent attention to detail. Your role is crucial to the smooth completion of our many projects. You will also be interfacing with our loyal clients, our long-time vendors, and the service people who support us. You must be polished, professional, and friendly to all.

Requirements:
- excellent verbal and written communication skills
- ability to stay organized between multiple projects
- fast and accurate data processing ability
- very comfortable with technology
- proficient in Microsoft Office
- familiar with Design Manager or willing to learn
- upbeat, positive, with a sense of humor
- motivated and excited about interior design

Duties:
- entering all proposals into Design Manager
- acquiring quotes and placing orders
- scheduling and coordinating deliveries
- order follow-up
- provide ad-hoc support across all projects
- answer phones and assist with office organization

Please send cover letter and resume to susan@charlottebarnes.com
Job Type: Full-time Salary: $12.00 to $20.00/hour

Digital Coordinator, Case Study Brands, Greenwich, CT

Posted 7/12
 

Case Study Brands is looking for a rising star to join our small, but super productive team. We are a Creative Agency focused on strategy and branding. We work closely with clients to uncover and tell their unique brand story through targeted messaging and sophisticated design. Our work, which is informed by strategic insights, includes building websites (portfolio and ecommerce), logo design, presentations, email marketing and much more. We have a diverse client base that includes finance, fashion, beauty, education and events.

We are looking for a highly organized person who will approach all tasks diligently, is happy to be around creatives, and eager to learn/take on any role & responsibility. Ideal candidate is a rock star on Google and Microsoft, and loves to make sure that checklists are in place and progress is being made! We will mentor you and help you to grow as you navigate our small but very industrious and creative business.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage and populate CSB status with our cloud-based project management software (Asana). Daily updates and sharing “hot lists” with team.

Manage and maintain all CSB digital software, domains and passwords, as well as Microsoft Outlook and Email Management.

Help track the progress of client projects, including process / tracking for hourly invoicing

Mailchimp: email marketing software
Manage and curate customer lists for our clients; and help deploy eblasts when needed. Analyze open rates weekly, and create tactics for customer retention. Create monthly metrics reports for clients, and work with the team to maintain and/or develop new marketing strategies based on status.

Shopify: E-commerce platform Work with client to merchandise online store. Upload and maintain photo library, crops, naming structure, product uploads and customer data... Maintain and implement calendar of sales, special offers, new product delivery, etc.

Google: Manage relationship with Google for analytics and advertising. Implement strategies for AdWords, analyze results and identify best practices.

Facebook and Instagram: Content creation, postings, advertising, target audience metrics and analytics.

Email Marketing: Help create content and calendar for customer communications.

Day to Day office management: Including maintain and order office supplies, manage team calendar and communication, file management on server, etc.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to GA's Career Resource Center at crc@greenwichacademy.org

Alumnae Manager, The Spence School, New York, NY

Posted 10/23

The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 752 students in Grades K–12. The Advancement Office consists of 11 full-time staff members who are responsible for fundraising, alumnae relations and communications. We are seeking an Alumnae Manager to join our highly collaborative team in a position that offers a variety of responsibilities in a busy and collegial environment.

Responsibilities:

This full-time position helps lead a number of initiatives within a robust and highly successful program that serves nearly 3,000 alumnae in more than six major cities. The Alumnae Manager works collaboratively with the Director of the Annual Fund, the Director of Leadership Gifts, the Assistant Director of Communications and the Advancement Associate on a range of alumnae programming and fundraising projects. The position reports to the Associate Director of Advancement for Alumnae Relations. As the key person helping to oversee alumnae events, the position does require some evening and weekend hours. 

The major areas of responsibility include:

Event Management

Collaborate with the Associate Director of Advancement for Alumnae Relations on developing strategies and plans for year-round programming that include Reunion, lectures, regional visits, career exploration day, Decades luncheons, Annual Alumnae Party, young alumnae gatherings and other outreach initiatives.

Communications

·         Manage content for the Alumnae section of the website to ensure that all content is accurate and timely. Help identify and write news stories, alumnae profiles and select photo galleries for the website.

·         Lead the social media initiatives—maintain the Facebook page--for the Alumnae Association.

·         Assist with the production of Alumnae Class Notes, which includes data base input, fact checking, follow up on notes and photographs.

·         Respond to general alumnae inquiries in a timely manner.

Alumnae Association Affairs

·         Attend all Alumnae Association committee meetings and events; organize and prepare materials; write and distribute minutes.

·         Identify and work with Class Reps (Annual Fund and News/Notes) to bolster information flow between alumnae and Spence and to support alumnae fundraising.

·         Participate in the Alumnae Annual Fund campaign; work with the Director of the Annual Fund and Associate Director of Advancement for Alumnae Relations to promote greater alumnae participation.

·         Work with volunteers and the Associate Director of Advancement for Alumnae Relations on managing the 1892 Society, our Planned Giving group.


Parents of Spence Alumnae

·         Oversee and execute all events, programs for and communication with Parents of Spence Alumnae

·         Manage an Executive Committee and broader committee of volunteers, enlist new members, create events and help produce newsletters targeted at this key constituency.

Information Management

·         Maintain and update alumnae information in the Raiser’s Edge data base and on the

·         Alumnae section of the Spence Web site.

·         Utilize Raiser’s Edge to create queries, reports, mailing lists, nametags and labels.

·         Coordinate and execute all mailings both in-house (print and electronic) and through the mail house.

Qualifications
College graduate; 1-2 years of alumnae relations or development experience required.

Proficiency and comfort with technology including Windows-based software, Internet applications, social networking sites and Raiser’s Edge data base.

Excellent organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects from start to finish.

Ability to work and communicate effectively in person, on the phone, via e-mail and through written correspondence with alumnae, parents, faculty and staff and outside vendors.

Discretion and tact in handling confidential information. Collaborative, team oriented work style. Enthusiasm, patience, flexibility and sense of humor.
 

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume, by Friday, October 27 to Emily Stone at estone@spenceschool.org.

Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are therefore especially encouraged to apply.

 

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