Who's Hiring in CLE: Karamu House, ideastream, ACLU...

Welcome to the latest edition of Fresh Water Cleveland's “who’s hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for and how to apply. Please send your freshest job tips and postings to [email protected].
Karamu House
Karamu House, a century-old Cleveland arts and cultural institution, is searching for a director of development to focus on fundraising through grants from major local and national foundations. The role requires identification and cultivation of individual donors for planned and major gifts. A minimum five years of successful fundraising experience is required. Submit a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to [email protected].
Northeast Ohio public media organization ideastream is looking for an experienced executive assistant responsible for coordinating day-to-day administrative activities for the company's CEO and COO. The hire would also coordinate board of trustees meetings as well as special projects assigned by administrators. At least five years of executive office administrative experience supporting an executive level role is highly preferred. To apply, go to www.ideastream.org/careers and click on the job title. Applications are due by Friday, Feb. 17.
The American Civil Liberties Union
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio's Cleveland-based office is seeking a major gifts officer to maintain and increase funding from a portfolio of 100-150 donors. Duties include development of fundraising and donor cultivation strategies and creation of personalized proposals in line with donor interests. A minimum of five years experience in nonprofit fundraising is required. Submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Screening for the position will begin in early February.
Hunter International
Staffing firm Hunter International, Inc. needs a technical writer to manage its proposal generation process and review proposal requests to determine scope of work required for company-led scientific studies. Qualifications include a bachelor of science degree in biological or chemical science, along with prior knowledge of preclinical drug development. Apply through the company's LinkedIn page.
GIE Media
GIE Media, a publishing company serving the recycling, horticulture, public health, medical and aerospace industries, is hiring an entry level account manager to drive new business development for a suite of products including magazines, websites, digital publications, conferences and database products. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. A four-year college degree in marketing, business or communications is preferred. Send a cover letter and resume through the company's LinkedIn application page.
Summer on the Cuyahoga
Cleveland internship program Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC) is seeking paid college interns to live and work in downtown Cleveland this summer. Interested employers can register intern opportunities for free on the SOTC website, tapping into a student base that covers eights campuses – Case Western Reserve University, Colgate University, Cornell University, Denison University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Smith University, the University of Chicago, and Yale University.
Cleveland employers such as KeyBank and DDR have employed SOTC interns in the past. The goal is to create a connection to the Greater Cleveland area that motivates interns to permanently relocate to the region. For more information, contact Jean Koehler at  [email protected].

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Douglas J. Guth is a Cleveland Heights-based freelance writer and journalist. In addition to Fresh Water, his work has been published by Midwest Energy News, Kaleidoscope Magazine and Think, the alumni publication of Case Western Reserve University. A die-hard Cleveland sports fan, he also writes for the cynically named (yet humorously written) blog Cleveland Sports Torture.