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Kamm’s Corners Development Corporation
Kamm’s Corners Development Corporation is in need of a Marketing and Communications Manager. This role centers on developing and increasing positive brand awareness of the West Park neighborhood via print and electronic communications. Duties include creating content and selling ads for a quarterly magazine; creating newsletters; managing social media efforts; promoting neighborhood activities; and more. Desired qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications, as well as at least three years of experience. If interested in applying, please email a resume, two writing samples, and cover letter to Steve at email@example.com.
The Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation is in need of an Executive Director. This position is in charge of all operations including fundraising, marketing and public relations, community relations, programming, Human Resources, and facilities/financial management. A minimum of five years' leadership experience is required, along with proven success in fundraising. Read the full job description here.
Youth Resource and Employment Fair
The Famicos Foundation is hosting a Youth Resource and Employment Fair this Wednesday, March 13, at Glenville Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The largest fair of its kind to be held in Glenville to date, the event will host 400 youth from nine local schools and vendors including local colleges and universities, employers, military officers, and more.
The Cleveland Clinic is hiring a Government and Community Relations Program Manager to work from its Beachwood location. The manager will oversee designated programs with an emphasis on web management and maintenance, as well as serve as a liaison both externally and internally. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, healthcare administration, marketing, or graphic design is preferred. To learn more about this position and/or apply, click here.
Cleveland Restoration Society
CRS is seeking a Heritage Marketing & Events Specialist with at least two to three years of experience in event planning, securing sponsorships, and creating marketing tie-ins. The role entails putting together a minimum of three large events and six smaller events annually, as conducting various public relations and marketing efforts. A bachelor's degree is required, along with strong knowledge of Cleveland and its neighborhoods. Click here to read the full job description, and apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, college or university transcripts, and writing sample to Tom Jorgensen no later than March 15.
The Cleveland Foundation is currently hiring both a Program Officer for its Health & Human Services division and a Fund Accountant. The former position focuses on grantmaking and community issues, while the latter deals with trust fund accounting for the organization. Read the full descriptions here.
On the heels of our successful On the Ground community reporting initiative last year in Old Brooklyn, we are announcing two OTG initiatives this year in the La Villa Hispana and Fairfax neighborhoods. For each neighborhood, we are seeking a freelance project editor to be the point person and work closely with our managing editor and partners to bring the vision to fruition. Duties will include developing, writing, assigning, and editing stories; engaging with the community; managing budgets; and attending/planning neighborhood events.
A keen eye for story ideas, strong writing and editing skills, and a well-developed knowledge of the neighborhood are required—as well as the ability and desire to affect and spotlight lasting, positive change within the community. For the La Villa Hispana initiative, we are seeking someone who speaks both English and Spanish. The position will last 14 weeks with an average of eight hours per week.
If interested in applying, please send a short cover letter to Jen with a brief summary of your editing experience, knowledge of the neighborhood, and links to at least three published clips. Please put your desired neighborhood (Fairfax or La Villa Hispana) in the subject line, which should read: "Project editor application for OTG [neighborhood]."