Join Our Team

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM? 

We are currently looking to add the following roles to our team of volunteers: 

Board Members

We are always adding dedicated board members to our team. If you have a passion for empowering women and girls and have experience with non-profit management, communications or fundraising, you can submit your application here. 

Board Member Expectations

  • Attend 80% of board meetings/calls (normally 1 call per month of about 2 hours)

  • Meet board quarterly and annual fundraising goals (Each board member is expected to raise $3,575 for our fiscal year which ends in December.)

  • Raise awareness of our events, programs and fundraisers and serve as a volunteer

  • Be a strong advocate of the organization by helping to raise our brand visibility.

  • Serve as a liaison between the organization and your professional networks

  • Serve as brand ambassador for Embrace Her Legacy 

  • Assist in securing corporate sponsorships or brand partnerships

  • Attend, fully prepare for, and diligently participate in board meetings, and special events.

  • Make an annual personal financial contribution at a level that is commensurate with your financial means.

  • Actively participate in helping to develop resources for the organization.

  • Strive to keep abreast of trends, issues, and current developments that may affect the organization.

  • Represent the organization in a positive and supportive manner at all times.

  • Work collaboratively with staff and other board members as partners toward achievement of our goals.

  • Strictly maintain the confidentiality of all privileged or sensitive information provided to safeguard the organization’s reputation and integrity, as well as the privacy rights of individuals and donors connected with the organization and the Board.


Development Director

Description
​As our Development Director you are responsible for all of our vital revenue streams, which allows us to achieve our mission and maximize our impact in the community and around the world. You plan and organize fundraising activities, manage the development budget and assemble team members to raise the heck outta those funds. You will work with our CEO in developing fundraising strategies. Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing and overseeing our annual fundraising goals 

  • Identifying prospective individual and corporate donors and developing strategies to cultivate those relationships

  • Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors

  • Research donor relation programs at local, state and federal institutions

  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders

  • Collaborate with staff on the management and planning of fundraising events and donor receptions

  • Develop print marketing collateral related to fundraising in collaboration with our marketing manager 

Qualifications ​

  • Foundation relationship and grant writing experience

  • 2 years minimum experience in professional fundraising.

  • Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.

  • Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.

  • Have the desire to build external relationships.

  • Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.

  • Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.

  • Display a positive attitude, showing concern for people and community and demonstrate presence, self-confidence, personal integrity, common sense and good listening ability.

  • A bachelor’s degree.

  • Working knowledge of iWork and Microsoft Office suite

  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Must embrace the mission of Embrace Her Legacy 

  • Ability to work from home (Access to laptop, internet connection and cell phone) 


How to apply: Please fill out the application here 

 

Communications Manager 

Description
As your marketing and social media manager, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring our social media strategy in order to increase brand awareness, improve marketing efforts and increase funding to maximize our mission and impact. You will be responsible for implementing marketing strategies for current programs for young women to increase student attendance and engagement. You will be responsible for managing all marketing for the organization. We are looking for someone who can develop the marketing strategy for us in line with our mission and plan promotional campaigns. Additionally, you will coordinate marketing campaigns with our development director and CEO. Experience in securing brand partnerships and corporate sponsors is a PLUS. Other responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate the appearance of all organization print and electronic materials such as use of logo, brochures, etc

  • Ensure that we regularly conduct relevant market research and monitor trends.

  • Lead projects as assigned, such as cause-related marketing, social media strategy, promotional and fundraising campaigns and special events.

  • Create engaging text, image and video content for our social media platforms 

  • Design posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and enhance brand awareness 

  • Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and engagement metrics

  • Suggest new ways to attract prospective clients, funders, and student engagement like promotions and competitions

  • Develop, implement and manage our social media strategy

  • Define most important social media KPIs

  • Manage and oversee social media content

  • Measure the success of social media campaigns

  • Keep abreast of the latest social media best practices and technologies

  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization


Qualifications 

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and social media activities.

  • Strong creative, strategic, organizational skills.

  • Experience overseeing and coordinating the design and production of print materials and publications. 

  • Experience in graphic design a major PLUS

  • Social Media Strategist using social media for brand awareness and impressions

  • Excellent knowledge of Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Snapchat 

  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics

  • Good understanding of social media KPIs

  • Excellent multitasking skills

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Good time-management skills

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • Must embrace the mission of Embrace Her Legacy 

  • Ability to work from home (Access to laptop, internet connection and cell phone)  

How to apply: Please fill out the application here   

Event Coordinator

Description
The Events Coordinator is responsible for the management and coordination of fundraising events and special events. Additionally, this position is responsible for the implementation of the marketing plans for our events – you will work closely with our Marketing/Social Media Manager and Development Director. This position also develops sponsorship relationships with businesses, individuals and organizations interested in supporting our mission. This position will work in coordination with other projects as assigned by the CEO. Your responsibilities will also include: 

  • Planning, implementation and follow-up for fundraising and special events 

  • Develop and maintain event software databases. 

  • Manage all aspects of volunteer coordination.

  • Coordinate event logistics 

  • Cultivate and expand sponsorship development and fulfillment.

  • Assist team members in other fundraising programs or grants if necessary

  • Create event sponsorship packages 

  • Assist in the solicitation and securing of sponsorships

  • Assist with preparing budgets and provide periodic progress reports to team members 

  • Keep track of event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting.

  • Research venue options, coordinate appointments and visits to see venue space

  • Prepare and modify event contracts as requested.

Qualifications

  • Evidence of successful event, sponsorship, and marketing of events 

  • 2+ years prior experience coordinating medium to large events 

  • Proven track record of generating revenue from events

  • Experience with integrating social media into event planning and execution

  • Experience in managing VIPs, C-level executives and celebrities

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) 

  • Budget management and negotiation skills

  • Ability to accomplish projects independently

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism

  • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality

  • Experience with hiring and managing vendors for event production

  • Internet research and email savvy. 

  • Computer Skills: iWork, Microsoft Office suite, Google Drive 

  • Must embrace the mission of Embrace Her Legacy 

  • Ability to work from home (Access to laptop, internet connection and cell phone) 

How to apply: Please fill out the application here 

Intern

Description 
We are always looking for interns to join us in our day-to-day activities. You will help with everything from daily social media posts across all networks to creating innovative graphic design for event marketing, fundraisers, and social media marketing; we will train you so don’t feel intimidated. You will worked closely with our CEO in coordinating and planning youth empowerment program for girls while serving as her administrative assistant. 

Qualifications 

  • Must be able to receive school-credit for internship 

  • Currently attending accredited university 

  • Ability to work from home (Access to laptop, internet connection and cell phone) 

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Excellent multitasking skills

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat

  • Great interpersonal skills 

  • GPA: 3.0 or higher 

  • Must embrace the mission of Embrace Her Legacy 

How to apply: Please fill out the application here