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DCNP Assistant (1)

30 hrs/wk, Part-Time

Since 1993 the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully partnered with generous individuals, families, and businesses to benefit organizations and communities throughout DeKalb County. Managing over $65 million in charitable assets and distributing over $3 million a year in grants and scholarships, we connect people who care with causes that matter and work to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County. The Foundation operates out of the historic Sycamore Train Depot, employs 9 full-time and 2 part-time staff, and is governed by 21 volunteer Board members.

Job Description: The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) Assistant supports DCNP’s daily operations by performing the essential duties and responsibilities below. The individual works closely with the DCNP Director, DCNP Steering Committee, DCNP subcommittees, and DCNP members.

Primary responsibilities include coordinating DCNP’s annual membership, program/event support, developing newsletters, social media, and marketing content, administrative duties, project management and administrative support for DCNP’s annual conference, annual giving day, and other initiatives. See full Job Description or attached flyer.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:
Very organized and detail-oriented.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Good judgment and discretion.
Strong work ethic.
Shows initiative and a customer-service mindset.
Effective at building relationships and respects others.
Energetic, optimistic, and creative.
Inclusive and an ability to work with diverse groups.
Computer/technology skills.
Project management ability.

Associate degree, bachelor’s degree preferred.
1-year relevant experience, 3+ years of relevant experience preferred.
Excellent computer skills, especially in electronic database management and Microsoft Office.
Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience managing content across multiple platforms (e.g., social media, website, e-newsletter, etc.).
Experience in and/or knowledge of the local nonprofit sector, foundations, and philanthropy preferred.

$31,500 – $33,500/year depending on experience.

Paid time off, company matched retirement contributions, and very rewarding work experience. Please note that the Foundation does not provide or sponsor a health insurance plan for part-time employees or their dependents.

How to Apply:
To apply, e-mail a formal cover letter and resume to:

DCNP Assistant Hiring Committee
DeKalb County Community Foundation

Submissions without a formal cover letter and resume will not be considered.
Applications are accepted through 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2024.
No phone inquiries please.


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For full position description, requirements, and other additional information, please view the 2023 Community Planner Job Description.

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