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Everyone knows the standard things to include in a resume: Relevant work experience, skills, and education. But did you know there are some other additions you can add? Below are four of them, along with explanations of why they are important:
It’s easy for nonprofit managers to lose focus of their mission with the day-to-day concerns of running an organization, but that doesn’t mean it’s alright for advocacy to be thrown aside.
Community Connections, Inc. in South Yarmouth, Mass. is seeking to hire a Vice President of Strategic Development to help the disabilities services nonprofit develop a new plan for business development. Interested in this position? Read on for more details.It goes without saying that this is a pretty high-end position, requiring candidates to be proficient in multiple roles. In addition to the main goal of developing a new direction for the organization, VP of Strategic Development will also be responsible for maximizing current service provision while creating and maintaining business partnerships. Finally, the position will also work to improve services so that Community Connections becomes the provider of choice in Southeastern Massachusetts.Make sure you meet the following qualifications before applying for this job:
If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, go to our career center and apply today.
- 10 years of upper level management experience and a Master’s degree (preferred).
- Proven track record of business strategy implementation.
- Solid leadership and facilitation skills, with the ability to multi-task and carry projects through to successful completion.
- Strategic, visionary thinker with the ability to collaborate and “build bridges”; inspirational innovator in creating new ventures.
The Board of Trustees of Indiana University has approved a plan to establish the nation’s first School of Philanthropy. The degree will carry the same weight as a degree from one of the university’s other schools, such as liberal arts.
A common question donors or potential funders usually ask when approached for money by a nonprofit is “Why should I give to you?” According to two fundraising experts, that question can be answered by asking questions about your brand.
Job seekers look for any advantage they can get during the job search. Whether it’s highlighting a unique skill or taking advantage of great contacts, they need all they can help in this job market. What if I told you the best trick you can use is something everybody has?
Many of the Girl Scout Councils testing mobile payments for cookie sales saw large revenue gains during 2012. More than 30 Girl Scout councils, representing more than 40,000 troops, allowed mobile payment via credit or debit card as an option for sales of Samoas, Tagalongs, Thin Mints and eight other cookie varieties.
The executive director at a Myrtle Beach, S.C. nonprofit was arrested on charges of embezzlement after a state investigation into whether the organization misused federal funds.
The CEO of Bike New York, an organization that runs New York City’s annual TD Boro Bike Tour, is expected to speak out against a proposed $930,000 fee by the New York Police Department (NYPD).
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