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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

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

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.

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

Development Associate, St. Luke's School, New Canaan, CT

Posted 8/8

The Development Associate supports the overall Development function at St. Luke’s School, with the primary responsibility of Database Management. This includes gifts administration, Raiser’s Edge data integrity, database content management, and generation of analytical reports and queries. The Development Associate will also oversee department mailings and provide support for prospect research and special events. The Development Associate is a 12-month position that reports to the Associate Director of Development and works closely with the Annual Fund Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.A. or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years working with Raiser’s Edge or other database
  • Computer literate and possessing a genuine interest in technology and databases
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills and able to interact with a variety of constituents
  • Able to draft professional correspondence and proofread
  • Open to learning and developing new skills
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and apply sound judgment.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate
  • Able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Some walking up and down stairs

 Responsibilities:

Gifts Administration

  • Process all gifts, enter pledges and prepare appropriate reports for business office
  • File donor correspondence and pledge agreements electronically
  • Generate and mail tax letters and pledge reminders
  • Manage matching gifts process
  • With Business Office, track spending of restricted gifts and ensure donor stewardship
  • Generate tax letters for annual Parents’ Association fundraising event

Database Management

  • Play a central coordinating role in integrating Raiser’s Edge with other OnProducts
  • Set campaigns, funds and appeals annually
  • Set-up and track Development events in Raiser’s Edge
  • Input and manage address changes and other constituent information
  • Oversee annual NCOA and WealthEngine updates
  • Regularly reconcile Raiser’s Edge with website database
  • Conduct imports, global changes and other database updates
  • With Business Office, run financial reports and oversee monthly and year-end reconciliation
  • Manage logistics of Annual Fund appeal process
  • Coordinate production and mailing of solicitations
  • Create and maintain electronic donor files
  • Manage regular database updates to ensure data integrity
  • Maintain an up-to-date protocol manual for Database Management

Communications & Research

  • Produce Annual Report
  • Assist part-time researcher with prospect profiles and summaries
  • Proofread department communications
  • Other duties as assigned

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Meg Paulson, Associate Director of Development, at paulsonm@stlukesct.org.

 

St. Luke’s School is a secular, college-preparatory day school serving grades 5 through 12. Located in New Canaan, Connecticut, St. Luke’s attracts families from 25 towns throughout Connecticut and New York. A combination of challenging academics and truly exceptional community support distinguishes St. Luke’s and encourages our students to go above and beyond their own expectations. We offer an inclusive environment where differences in race, culture, and personal beliefs are embraced as assets that enhance education. St. Luke’s prides itself on being a forward thinking school and home to the Center For Leadership - where students hone their own distinct leadership skills by developing a Design mindset, an Inclusive ethos, a Global perspective, and a Service orientation.

St. Luke’s School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law with regard to hiring, terms and conditions of employment or educational programs. We strive to provide a welcoming educational environment where the value and dignity of every member is respected.

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.

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/

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.

Channel Marketing Manager, Stanley Black & Decker, Danbury, CT

Posted 7/27

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. Stanley Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.  Currently, our Engineered Fastening division is searching for a results-driven CHANNEL MARKETING MANAGER to support our North American Industrial business unit in Danbury, CT.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop pricing strategies within the Distribution, Automotive Aftermarket and OEM channels to drive top line growth
  • Manage and mentor Pricing team to deliver timely quotations that achieve sales and profitable results
  • Oversee the maintenance of  the Company’s pricing structure including all price lists, contracts, discounts and promotions
  • Track program/promotional effectiveness and recommend changes and improvements as required
  • Work cross-functionally with Product Management, Engineering and Operations to understand cost drivers to ensure price proposals are accurate, competitive and aligned with strategic initiatives
  • Work in collaboration with Product Managers to understand marketplace trends impacting price including competitive assessment and customer segmentation
  • Mine pricing data to identify trends and recommend pricing actions for targeted customers; Support sales team in customer negotiations and contract development
  • Tracks and report key department metrics for monthly leadership meetings; specially quote activity, turnaround time and win rate. Generates additional ad hock reports weekly/monthly.
  • Lead implementation of an efficient pricing system and identify process improvements that drives efficiencies in the department and improves quote turnaround time to customers.

 
Essential Skills & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related area
  • 5-7 years of Commercial experience; including experience in pricing, ideally in a manufacturing environment
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience
  • Possess solid analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful
  • Effective project management, strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of key business measures--sales, gross margin, OM, etc.
  • Computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office Suite, specially advanced proficiency in Excel skills and working knowledge of Salesforce.com; experience with JD Edwards a plus
  • Possess strong multi-tasking ability as well as ability to manage deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • Possess a highly comfortable level for delivering presentations in a small/large group setting internally/externally as well as to all levels of an organization.

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

Administrative Assistant, Charlotte Barnes Interior Design, Greenwich, CT

Posted 7/27

Charlotte Barnes Interior Design & 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

Manager of Special Events, Frick Collection, New York, NY

Posted 6/6

Background

The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,100 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds of more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.

Summary and Responsibilities

The Manager of Special Events is responsible for coordinating all aspects of corporate, private and sponsor entertaining from inception through tear-down as assigned by the Head of Special Events. S/he will manage the Young Fellows Ball, an annual fundraiser for more than 600 guests, playing a critical role in the securing of event sponsorship, in-kind donations, as well as generating the budget, approving invitation copy, and collaborating on décor and menu with leadership.  S/he partners with Head of Special Events for additional events throughout the year as needed, including but not limited to: benefit events, exhibition openings, membership events, symposiums, staff events, and others as needed.  Responsible for fielding event and space rental inquiries.  As most events are held on evenings and weekends, the manager must be present after-hours as needed. Flexibility in schedule and expectation of late evening hours are an integral part of this job role.  Maintains website related to events.  Manages vendor lists.  Laisses with departments throughout the institution to ensure events policies are appropriate and up-to-date.  Acts as primary liaison with Young Fellows Steering committee and provides agenda, attends, and assist in running YFSC meetings. Physical requirements include standing for long period of time, ability to conduct tours of the facility and some lifting of products /supplies for events.  

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience managing events for a cultural institution, preferably a museum.  Requisite skills include: extreme diplomacy; attention to detail; established ability to interact with Board members, Committee members, creative personnel, vendors and staff at all levels.  Must have an understanding of and sensitivity to working in a historic home with priceless art collection while supporting a continuously evolving private, corporate and fundraising events program.  Computer literacy in a windows environment including Raiser’s Edge.

 

Outstanding ability to work well under pressure, on a broad variety of projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.  Superior problem-solving skills required.  Detailed oriented with exceptional communications skills; both verbal and written.  

Benefits in Employment with The Frick Collection

Full-time employees are eligible to participate in group life, health, dental insurance plans.  Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and type of coverage selected.  Other benefits include Short & Long Term Disability insurance, employee contributed tax deferred annuity, flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs, generous pension plan with participation after one year of service/vesting after five years of service, 13 paid holidays, and accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment (25 days beginning year 2).  All employees of the Frick Collection may access free or discounted admission to most of New York’s finest museums.  The Frick provides employees and volunteers with a discount on Museum Shop purchases and an on-site employee dining service. The Frick Collection offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and an excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art. 

 

Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements to: 

Head of Special Events 
The Frick Collection          
1 East 70th  Street   
New York, NY  10021

Fax 212-861-7347
jobs@frick.org
(include “Manager of Special Events” in subject line of email)    

Inquiries without salary requirements will not be considered    
No phone calls, please                

                      

                                                                              

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