Resolution Project

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Resolution Project New York, NY
Apr 21, 2022
Part time
Location: Resolution Headquarters at 420 Lexington Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, 20 hours weekly Reporting To: Director of Finance Start Date: Immediate  Salary Range: $17-21/hour Work Environment: Hybrid (in office on Thursdays, remote on other days—specific days are subject to change)   About Resolution Project At Resolution Project, we see the spark of passion in young people.  We work with them to build it into a lifetime of impact. People do not need decades of experience before they can start making a difference in the world. Especially while young, they have the energy, idealism, and ambition to address complex challenges—today. But they need a community that invests and believes in their leadership. Resolution provides this support to young innovators around the world so they can break barriers and ignite meaningful change.   The Resolution Fellowship is the core of our work. To become a Resolution Fellow, young people first compete in our Social Venture Challenge (SVC), pitching ideas for social enterprises in their communities. Those who are selected become Fellows, receiving seed funding and lifelong support. Resolution is there, even if they evolve or pivot from their original ideas, with global resources, mentorship, expertise, and community, along with a growing network of local partners. These components come together to form a proven model that identifies promising young leaders, launches their first ventures, and sticks with them as they grow.   Since our beginning in 2008, Resolution Project has launched and supported the growth of over 500 Fellows, working across six continents and in over 80 countries. Altogether, our Fellows have impacted the lives of more than 4.6 million people around the globe. Through Resolution Project, young leaders receive unmatched guidance and wisdom from a team of partners, volunteers, and innovative peers around the globe. We remain committed—today and always— to all of our Fellows and to expanding our outreach to lower-resourced communities.    Position summary The Finance & Administrative Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Finance and directly support the work of the CEO. This individual will support many aspects of Resolution Project’s financial activities, including accounts payable, reconciliation, tax filings, Quickbooks data entry, and other financial process support. The Finance & Administrative Coordinator will also be responsible for managing the CEO’s schedule, travel, and administrative needs.  We are looking for someone who is extremely organized, detail-oriented, and willing to lend a hand wherever needed within the department.    Ideally, the Finance & Administrative Coordinator will have some availability to spread their 20 weekly hours of work Monday-Friday and be able to work in our midtown Manhattan office in person on Thursdays. We are willing to consider other schedule arrangements for the right candidate.    Key responsibilities Work collaboratively with organizational leadership, professional staff, and volunteers to support the smooth processing of finance functions and administration as follows:   Finance Perform all activities related to Accounts Payable function, including coding and processing of invoices in Quickbooks, payment via online bill pay, ACH, wires, and physical checks through Chase. Assist with monthly reconciliation of bank account and credit card statements. Provide administrative support during the annual budget process, creating and analyzing spreadsheets and keeping track of multiple iterations of documents as updates are made. Support preparation for annual audit. Assist Director of Finance with annual state tax filings and payments by completing forms, helping to manage the signature process, and mailing materials. Maintain a digital filing system of financial records to keep information easily accessible. Lead the process of moving hard copy files to a well-organized digital filing system.   Administration Manage scheduling for the CEO using Calendly, where appropriate, but also directly coordinating with high-level donors, partners, and others.  Book CEO work travel and work meeting reservations. Support the CEO with knowledge capture (meeting notes and next steps) and drafting emails, follow-ups, and thank yous. Manage and submit expense reports, and handle purchases on the CEO’s behalf. Provide support for other administrative items as required.   Other Related Duties, As Requested   Qualifications At least one year of relevant work or strong internship experience in an office environment. Extremely organized with meticulous attention to detail and follow-through. Ability to both work well independently and seek support and points of escalation when needed.  High level of professional written and verbal communication with good interpersonal skills. Ability to handle sensitive information about financials, donors, team members, Resolution Fellows, methodologies, etc. with discretion and good judgment. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Application Suites with a high level of general computer competency. Commitment to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Learning (outlined here in our DEI statement: https://resolutionproject.org/deistatement/ ). Resolution requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). Resolution abides by each state’s requirements and acknowledges those may change over time. If moved forward to the phone screen stage, you will have the chance to ask a team member more about this requirement.   Preferred Familiarity with Quickbooks or other accounting systems and principles is a plus, but training is available. Experience with donor database software (we use Salesforce) preferred. Training on our system is available.  Experience communicating and/or scheduling with individuals from diverse backgrounds, especially over email.  Resolution is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization does not engage in and prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, sex or gender (including pregnancy), LGBTQ+ status or sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital or partnership status, veteran status, military service status, or any other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law.    
Resolution Project New York, NY
Mar 29, 2022
Intern
Location: Mostly remote, with occasional in-person presence at Resolution Headquarters at 420 Lexington Ave, NY, NY Classification: Non-exempt, part-time (15 hours/week) Reporting To: Assistant Director of Communications Start Date: Immediate    About Resolution Project At Resolution Project, we see the spark of passion in young people.  We work with them to build it into a lifetime of impact. People do not need decades of experience before they can start making a difference in the world. Especially while young, they have the energy, idealism, and ambition to address complex challenges—today. But they need a community that invests and believes in their leadership. Resolution provides this support to young innovators around the world so they can break barriers and ignite meaningful change.   The Resolution Fellowship is the core of our work. To become a Resolution Fellow, young people first compete in our Social Venture Challenge (SVC), pitching ideas for social enterprises in their communities. Those who are selected become Fellows, receiving seed funding and lifelong support. Resolution is there, even if they evolve or pivot from their original ideas, with global resources, mentorship, expertise, and community, along with a growing network of local partners. These components come together to form a proven model that identifies promising young leaders, launches their first ventures, and sticks with them as they grow.   Since our beginning in 2008, Resolution Project has launched and supported the growth of over 500 Fellows, working across six continents and in over 80 countries. Altogether, our Fellows have impacted the lives of more than 4.6 million people around the globe. Through Resolution Project, young leaders receive unmatched guidance and wisdom from a team of partners, volunteers, and innovative peers around the globe. We remain committed—today and always— to all of our Fellows and to expanding our outreach to lower-resourced communities.   Position summary The Marketing & Communications Intern will support the activities of Resolution’s Assistant Director of Communications to create and deliver comprehensive marketing strategies and tactics that increase Resolution's profile, engage key audiences, and attract new supporters. Resolution has recently undertaken a rebrand process so this is an exciting position for someone interested in design and branding to help implement a new brand at a growing organization.    Key responsibilities Create and/or source visually appealing and compelling designs, graphics, photos, collateral, and short videos for all of Resolution’s social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter), alongside the Assistant Director of Communications. Update and maintain Resolution's website.  Help create and copy edit consistent and cohesive brand voice across internal and external marketing materials. Redesign existing decks, presentations, graphics, and documents using new brand guidelines. Help to create and distribute digital newsletters using iContact as well as various monthly internal communications. Attend one development and communications department meeting each week to discuss department strategy and align on tasks. Additional tasks and assignments as requested.   Qualifications Current undergraduate student or recent graduate  Familiarity with social media channels, website design (WordPress) and some experience in graphic design, marketing, and/or branding. Superb written communication skills, including excellent copy editing and meticulous attention to detail.  Professional communication with good interpersonal skills to work closely with staff, volunteers, and international Fellows. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to be proactive in executing on multiple projects at once.  Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Application Suites with a high level of general computer competency. Commitment to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Learning (outlined here in our DEI statement: https://resolutionproject.org/deistatement/ ). Resolution requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). Resolution abides by each state’s requirements and acknowledges those may change over time. If moved forward to the phone screen stage, you will have the chance to ask a team member more about this requirement.   Preferred Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, and/or iContact.   Resolution is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization does not engage in and prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, sex or gender (including pregnancy), LGBTQ+ status or sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital or partnership status, veteran status, military service status, or any other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law.    
Resolution Project 420 Lexington Ave New Yok, NY 10170
Mar 18, 2022
Full time
Compensation: $24.50-$26.50/hr Reporting To: Program Manager, Partnerships and Resources Start Date: May 2022 (as soon as possible) Work Environment : Hybrid (in NYC office at least 2 days per week)   About Resolution Project At Resolution Project, we see the spark of passion in young people.  We work with them to build it into a lifetime of impact. People do not need decades of experience before they can start making a difference in the world. Especially while young, they have the energy, idealism, and ambition to address complex challenges—today. But they need a community that invests and believes in their leadership. Resolution provides this support to young innovators around the world so they can break barriers and ignite meaningful change.   The Resolution Fellowship is the core of our work. To become a Resolution Fellow, young people first compete in our Social Venture Challenge (SVC), pitching ideas for social enterprises in their communities. Those who are selected become Fellows, receiving seed funding and lifelong support. Resolution is there, even if they evolve or pivot from their original ideas, with global resources, mentorship, expertise, and community, along with a growing network of local partners. These components come together to form a proven model that identifies promising young leaders, launches their first ventures, and sticks with them as they grow.   Since our beginning in 2008, Resolution Project has launched and supported the growth of over 500 Fellows, working across six continents and in over 80 countries. Altogether, our Fellows have impacted the lives of more than 4.6 million people around the globe. Through Resolution Project, young leaders receive unmatched guidance and wisdom from a team of partners, volunteers, and innovative peers around the globe. We remain committed—today and always— to all of our Fellows and to expanding our outreach to lower-resourced communities.    Position summary The Program Coordinator, Partnerships and Resources will join a high-performing team to help ensure Resolution’s achievement of key objectives to further Resolution’s mission. This is a new role working closely with the Program Manager, Partnerships and Resources to provide administrative support to Fellows accessing venture-related and professional resources, opportunities, and educational engagement. The Program Coordinator, Partnerships & Resources will be responsible for supporting the Resolution Innovation Hubs, a space for local entrepreneurs in communities where Resolution Fellows meet, collaborate, and partner with community members to build local innovation ecosystems. This staff member will both support ongoing projects in existing systems and have opportunities to build out new structures.   The Program Coordinator, Partnerships and Resources will be part of a collaborative team in a role where they will be working closely with our inspiring Resolution Fellows, volunteers, and small, high-performing staff. We are currently hiring for three different Program Coordinators, each focused on different work streams within the Program Department and reporting to different managers. We hope to be able to onboard all three Program Coordinators around the same time, allowing for a shared experience during the introductory period in their new roles. All Program Coordinators should expect lots of hands-on work, learning opportunities, and daily interactions with other members of the incredible Resolution community.   The candidate must have a flexible schedule, be prepared to join meetings and conference calls earlier and later than regular business hours – including some weekends – with appropriate compensation and/or schedule adjustments, and be willing to occasionally travel when it is safe to do so.      Key responsibilities Work collaboratively with professional staff, Fellows, and volunteers to support programmatic goals and organizational growth as follows:   Fellow Opportunities and Resources Support   Work with the Program team to disseminate information about available opportunities and resources to Fellows and track Fellow participation in SalesForce.  Help Fellows access information by updating and enhancing the Resolution Resource Portal website, working alongside the Program team. Prepare and send weekly opportunities summary. Assist the Program Manager with maintaining Facebook community and LinkedIn groups by posting opportunities and events, answering requests, and sharing resources. Support the Senior Program Associate in onboarding Social Venture Challenge Winners by identifying Subject Matter Experts.  Draft Fellow recommendation letters.   Fellow Education Engagement Schedule office hours (accessible online meetings with Subject Matter Experts) with corporate partners for Fellows alongside the Program Manager. Engage with the Fellow community, including organizing occasional in-person and virtual events focused on educational engagement, sending reminders and notes, and supporting logistics as needed.   Help schedule and provide logistical support to speakers, panelists, partner attendees, and guests for in-person and virtual events.   Hub Engagement  Serve as a primary point of contact and support for Resolution Hub team members and Fellows for our partners in Rwanda, Kenya, and Singapore.   Engage with the Hub teams, including attending monthly Hub meetings, scheduling in-person and virtual events, sending reminders and notes, and supporting activities as needed.   Keep the Hub community members engaged by connecting and sharing resources, conversations, and events via WhatsApp and other relevant channels. Support in content creation and management of the Resolution Hubs Instagram account to help build an online community. Support the identification and launch of any new Resolution Hubs. Work with Fellow leads to schedule and support speakers, panelists, partner attendees, and guests for in-person and virtual Hub events. Use Canva to design Hub event promotional materials (training provided).    Program Team Support Coordination related to scheduling calls, setting up meetings, and, as needed, drafting agendas and taking meeting notes.  Work with the Program team to ensure effective data management, including updating records in Salesforce, generating reports, updating the website, and handling tracking in all relevant documents. Draft content for the monthly Resolution Community newsletter.  Other programmatic and general office administrative tasks as needed.   Qualifications At least one year of relevant work or strong internship experience. Extremely organized with meticulous attention to detail and follow-through. Ability to both work well independently and seek support and points of escalation when needed.  High level of professional and culturally-competent communication with good interpersonal skills to work closely with staff, volunteers, partners, and international Fellows. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Application Suites with a high level of general computer competency. Commitment to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Learning (outlined here in our DEI statement: https://resolutionproject.org/deistatement/ ). Resolution requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). Resolution abides by each state’s requirements and acknowledges those may change over time. If moved forward to the phone screen stage, you will have the chance to ask a team member more about this requirement.   Preferred Experience in relationship management, especially with partners, volunteers, and/or constituents. Familiarity/experience with Salesforce or other CRM (training available). Experience in research, collecting data, and creating systems.  Passionate about young people making an impact, and commitment to social change and social entrepreneurship.   Benefits Resolution does our best to provide a competitive benefits package to our team. Full-time Resolution staff members have access to a range of health plans as well as coverage for dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, covered at 100% for the employee. Full-time staff also have access to generous paid time off and robust professional development opportunities. In addition, employees may opt into FSA, HSA, transit check, and other voluntary insurance policies.   Resolution is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization does not engage in and prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, sex or gender (including pregnancy), LGBTQ+ status or sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital or partnership status, veteran status, military service status, or any other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law.
Resolution Project 420 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10170
Mar 18, 2022
Full time
Compensation: $24.50-$26.50/hr Reporting To: Program Manager, Fellow Experience Start Date: May 2022 (as soon as possible) Work Environment: Hybrid (in NYC office at least 2 days per week)   About Resolution Project At Resolution Project, we see the spark of passion in young people.  We work with them to build it into a lifetime of impact. People do not need decades of experience before they can start making a difference in the world. Especially while young, they have the energy, idealism, and ambition to address complex challenges—today. But they need a community that invests and believes in their leadership. Resolution provides this support to young innovators around the world so they can break barriers and ignite meaningful change.   The Resolution Fellowship is the core of our work. To become a Resolution Fellow, young people first compete in our Social Venture Challenge (SVC), pitching ideas for social enterprises in their communities. Those who are selected become Fellows, receiving seed funding and lifelong support. Resolution is there, even if they evolve or pivot from their original ideas, with global resources, mentorship, expertise, and community, along with a growing network of local partners. These components come together to form a proven model that identifies promising young leaders, launches their first ventures, and sticks with them as they grow.   Since our beginning in 2008, Resolution Project has launched and supported the growth of over 500 Fellows, working across six continents and in over 80 countries. Altogether, our Fellows have impacted the lives of more than 4.6 million people around the globe. Through Resolution Project, young leaders receive unmatched guidance and wisdom from a team of partners, volunteers, and innovative peers around the globe. We remain committed—today and always— to all of our Fellows and to expanding our outreach to lower-resourced communities.    Position summary The Program Coordinator, Fellowship Support is the external marketing name for our internal role, Program Coordinator, Fellow Experience. The Program Coordinator, Fellow Experience will join a high-performing team to help ensure Resolution’s achievement of key objectives, specifically contributing to Resolution’s mission by supporting Resolution Fellows throughout the Fellowship lifecycle. This role focuses on working alongside the Program Manager, Fellow Experience to enhance the Fellowship experience through administrative support for community-building initiatives and relationship management. This Program Coordinator will also be responsible for supporting Resolution’s Fellow Council, a group of dedicated Fellows who act as sounding boards for the organization regarding all things related to the Fellowship.   The Program Coordinator, Fellow Experience will be part of a collaborative team in a role where they will be working closely with our inspiring Resolution Fellows, volunteers, and small, high-performing staff. We are currently hiring for three different Program Coordinators, all focused on different work streams within the Program Department and reporting to different managers. We hope to be able to onboard all three Program Coordinators around the same time, allowing for a shared experience during the introductory period in their new roles. All Program Coordinators should expect lots of hands-on work, learning opportunities, and daily interactions with other members of the incredible Resolution community.   The candidate must have a flexible schedule, be prepared to join meetings and conference calls earlier and later than regular business hours – including some weekends – with appropriate compensation and/or schedule adjustments, and be willing to occasionally travel when it is safe to do so.      Key responsibilities Work collaboratively with professional staff, Fellows, and volunteers to support programmatic goals and organizational growth as follows:   Fellow Relations Serve as a primary point of contact and support for Resolution Fellows. Coordinate and run Fellow Orientation calls to help new Fellows acclimate to the program.  Work with the Program Manager, Fellow Experience to support Fellows through the review of monthly and semi-annual reports, problem-solving, and frequent follow-up.  Update and enhance the Resolution Resource Portal website, working alongside the Program team, to help Fellows access information. Coordinate the initial introductions between Fellows and their volunteer mentors, who we call Guides. Provide administrative support to Fellows transitioning through various stages of the Fellowship.   Community Engagement  Coordinate logistics for monthly Fellow Council meetings including setting up meetings, sending reminders, and taking meeting minutes as needed. Support Fellow Council Members to organize and launch community-building initiatives. Engage with the Fellow community, including organizing in-person and virtual events focused on community engagement, sending reminders and notes, and supporting logistics as needed.   Coordinate virtual Social Venture Challenge Awards and Celebrations alongside the Program Manager, Fellow Experience. Help schedule and support speakers, panelists, partner attendees, Fellows, and guests for various in-person and virtual events.   Program Team Support Coordination related to scheduling calls, setting up meetings, and, as needed, drafting agendas and taking meeting notes. Assist the Director of Finance with the distribution and management of Fellow grants. Work with the Program team to ensure effective data management, primarily using Salesforce. Assist with generating reports, updating the website, and handling tracking in all relevant documents. Draft content for the monthly Resolution Community newsletter.  Other programmatic and general office administrative tasks as needed.   Qualifications At least one year of relevant work or strong internship experience. Extremely organized with meticulous attention to detail and follow through. Ability to both work well independently and seek support and points of escalation when needed.  High level of professional communication with good interpersonal skills to work closely with staff, volunteers, and international Fellows. Commitment to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Learning (outlined here in our DEI statement: https://resolutionproject.org/deistatement/ ). Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Application Suites with a high level of general computer competency. Resolution requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). Resolution abides by each state’s requirements and acknowledges those may change over time. If moved forward to the phone screen stage, you will have the chance to ask a team member more about this requirement.   Preferred Experience managing relationships and problem-solving in a professional setting.  Enthusiasm for community building initiatives.  Familiarity/experience with Salesforce or other CRM (training available). Passionate about young people making an impact, and commitment to social change and social entrepreneurship.   Benefits Resolution does our best to provide a competitive benefits package to our team. Full-time Resolution staff members have access to a range of health plans as well as coverage for dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, covered at 100% for the employee. Full time staff also have access to generous paid time off and robust professional development opportunities. In addition, employees may opt into FSA, HSA, transit check, and other voluntary insurance policies.   Resolution is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization does not engage in and prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, sex or gender (including pregnancy), LGBTQ+ status or sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital or partnership status, veteran status, military service status, or any other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law.
Resolution Project 420 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10170
Mar 18, 2022
Full time
Compensation: $24.50-$26.50/hr Reporting To: Program Manager, Guide Program Start Date: May 2022 (as soon as possible) Work Environment : Hybrid (in NYC office at least 2 days per week)   About Resolution Project At Resolution Project, we see the spark of passion in young people.  We work with them to build it into a lifetime of impact. People do not need decades of experience before they can start making a difference in the world. Especially while young, they have the energy, idealism, and ambition to address complex challenges—today. But they need a community that invests and believes in their leadership. Resolution provides this support to young innovators around the world so they can break barriers and ignite meaningful change.   The Resolution Fellowship is the core of our work. To become a Resolution Fellow, young people first compete in our Social Venture Challenge (SVC), pitching ideas for social enterprises in their communities. Those who are selected become Fellows, receiving seed funding and lifelong support. Resolution is there, even if they evolve or pivot from their original ideas, with global resources, mentorship, expertise, and community, along with a growing network of local partners. These components come together to form a proven model that identifies promising young leaders, launches their first ventures, and sticks with them as they grow.   Since our beginning in 2008, Resolution Project has launched and supported the growth of over 500 Fellows, working across six continents and in over 80 countries. Altogether, our Fellows have impacted the lives of more than 4.6 million people around the globe. Through Resolution Project, young leaders receive unmatched guidance and wisdom from a team of partners, volunteers, and innovative peers around the globe. We remain committed—today and always— to all of our Fellows and to expanding our outreach to lower-resourced communities.    Position summary The Program Coordinator, Volunteer Program is the external marketing name for our internal role, Program Coordinator, Guide Program. The Program Coordinator, Guide Program will join a high-performing team to help ensure Resolution’s achievement of key objectives, with specific duties related to the successful management of the Resolution Guide Program. This is a new role working closely with the Program Manager, Guide Program actively recruit, onboard and manage virtual volunteers called Resolution Guides. Guides support Resolution Fellows throughout the implementation of their social ventures and provide professional and personal support to the Fellows they work with. This role will also provide the opportunity for the Program Coordinator, Guide Program to lead in communication strategies to build Guide community and support volunteer engagement initiatives to recognize volunteers for their contributions to supporting Resolution Fellows and our mission.    The Program Coordinator, Guide Program will be part of a collaborative team in a role where they will be working closely with our inspiring Resolution Fellows, volunteers, and small, high-performing staff. We are currently hiring for three different Program Coordinators, all focused on different work streams within the Program Department and reporting to different managers. We hope to be able to onboard all three Program Coordinators around the same time, allowing for a shared experience during the introductory period in their new roles. All Program Coordinators should expect lots of hands-on work, learning opportunities, and daily interactions with other members of the incredible Resolution community.   The candidate must have a flexible schedule, be prepared to join meetings and conference calls earlier and later than regular business hours – including some weekends – with appropriate compensation and/or schedule adjustments, and be willing to occasionally travel when it is safe to do so.      Key Responsibilities   Work collaboratively with professional staff, Fellows, and volunteers to support programmatic goals and organizational growth as follows:   Guide Recruitment and Onboarding Actively recruit volunteer candidates who are interested in the Guide role. Develop marketing content and update volunteer postings to promote the Guide Program, working alongside the Program Manager and Assistant Director of Communications. Screen and process new Guide applications for review by the Program Manager. Schedule Guide interviews and training calls. Update and maintain records to ensure a smooth process for matching Guides with Fellow teams. Coordinate the introduction of Resolution Guides to Fellow teams in collaboration with other Program staff.   Volunteer Engagement Engage with the Guide community through organizing occasional in-person and virtual events focused on community engagement, sending reminders and notes, and supporting logistics as needed.  Assist the Program Manager, Guide Program with developing strategies to recognize volunteer contributions. Maintain the Guide community Facebook and LinkedIn groups by adding members and posting engaging  content.   Guide Administrative Support Schedule and send Monthly Guide Report reminders in Salesforce. Assist the Program Manager with supporting Guide Leaders (volunteer leaders who provide support to Resolution Guides)by helping with tracking, scheduling, and attending meetings. Update and maintain volunteer records in Salesforce and other volunteer management systems.   Program Team Support Coordination related to scheduling calls, setting up meetings, and, as needed, drafting agendas and taking meeting notes.  Work with the Program team to ensure effective data management, including updating records in Salesforce, generating reports, updating the website, and handling tracking in all relevant documents. Help schedule and support speakers, panelists, partner attendees, Guides, and guests for various in-person and virtual events. Draft content for the monthly Resolution Community newsletter.  Other programmatic and general office administrative tasks as needed.   Qualifications At least one year of relevant work or strong internship experience. Extremely organized with meticulous attention to detail and follow through. Ability to both work well independently and seek support and points of escalation when needed.  High level of professional written and verbal communication with good interpersonal skills to work closely with volunteers, staff, and international Fellows. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Application Suites with a high level of general computer competency. Commitment to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Learning (outlined here in our DEI statement: https://resolutionproject.org/deistatement/ ). Resolution requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). Resolution abides by each state’s requirements and acknowledges those may change over time. If moved forward to the phone screen stage, you will have the chance to ask a team member more about this requirement.   Preferred Experience recruiting and/or managing volunteers. Experience with social media and/or community organizing.  Familiarity/experience with Salesforce or other CRM (training available). Passionate about young people making an impact, and commitment to social change and social entrepreneurship.   Benefits Resolution does our best to provide a competitive benefits package to our team. Full-time Resolution staff members have access to a range of health plans as well as coverage for dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, covered at 100% for the employee. Full time staff also have access to generous paid time off and robust professional development opportunities. In addition, employees may opt into FSA, HSA, transit check, and other voluntary insurance policies. Resolution is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization does not engage in and prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, sex or gender (including pregnancy), LGBTQ+ status or sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital or partnership status, veteran status, military service status, or any other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law.
Resolution Project 420 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10170
Mar 18, 2022
Full time
Location: New York, NY Classification: Exempt, full-time   Reporting To: CEO Start Date: Immediately  Salary Range: $120,000-$150,000 Work Environment: Hybrid (in NYC office at least 2 days per week)   About Resolution Project At Resolution Project, we see the spark of passion in young people.  We work with them to build it into a lifetime of impact. People do not need decades of experience before they can start making a difference in the world. Especially while young, they have the energy, idealism, and ambition to address complex challenges—today. But they need a community that invests and believes in their leadership. Resolution provides this support to young innovators around the world so they can break barriers and ignite meaningful change.   The Resolution Fellowship is the core of our work. To become a Resolution Fellow, young people first compete in our Social Venture Challenge (SVC), pitching ideas for social enterprises in their communities. Those who are selected become Fellows, receiving seed funding and lifelong support. Resolution is there, even if they evolve or pivot from their original ideas, with global resources, mentorship, expertise, and community, along with a growing network of local partners. These components come together to form a proven model that identifies promising young leaders, launches their first ventures, and sticks with them as they grow.   Since our beginning in 2008, Resolution Project has launched and supported the growth of over 500 Fellows, working across six continents and in over 80 countries. Altogether, our Fellows have impacted the lives of more than 4.6 million people around the globe. Through Resolution Project, young leaders receive unmatched guidance and wisdom from a team of partners, volunteers, and innovative peers around the globe. We remain committed—today and always— to all of our Fellows and to expanding our outreach to lower-resourced communities.    Position summary Resolution seeks to hire a Director of Development (“Director”) as a frontline fundraiser, department head, and key member of the leadership team. The Director will provide clear vision, leadership, and direction on effective strategies for meeting Resolution’s annual revenue goals ($3.4MM) and growing its revenue potential to support greater impact for years to come. This individual will work closely with the CEO to design fundraising approaches and deploy the CEO and Board for maximum effectiveness.  The Director will manage a portfolio of existing corporate and foundation relationships; and identify, cultivate, solicit and steward new individual, foundation and corporate donors. This individual will also oversee existing department systems, staff, and practices to direct scaling efforts. Resolution has a strong Board and Advisory Board in place with whom the Director will partner to cultivate, solicit, and steward donors. The Director will partner with an events consultant, staff, and volunteers to plan, execute, and grow two major annual fundraising events, two large annual campaigns, as well as several smaller events throughout the year. The Director will also work with volunteer leadership to support various fundraising activities for the broader volunteer community. The Director will lead a department including an Assistant Director of Communications, Senior Community Engagement Associate, Development Coordinator, and soon-to-be hired Development Associate, and will be responsible for directly managing 2-3 of these individuals.    This opportunity is perfect for someone who is skilled in fundraising and who thrives at building and sustaining meaningful relationships. The position requires a passionate, detail-oriented, hard-working individual who can set direction, execute on planned activities, and build deep and lasting relationships with donors and team members. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success in front-line fundraising and will bring the ability to expand on Resolution’s existing base.   The candidate must have a flexible schedule, be prepared to join meetings and conference calls earlier and later than regular business hours – including some weekends – and be willing to travel occasionally.   Key responsibilities Fundraising Strategy Work with the CEO to design, execute, manage, and evaluate a comprehensive fundraising strategy that allows the organization to grow and increase our impact. Develop and deepen relationships with foundation and corporate prospects and partners, and expand Resolution’s network of individual donors. Grow a scalable, renewable major gifts program. Design, execute, and assess giving campaigns and donor appeals. Oversee all fundraising communications strategy for the organization, serving as a thought partner to the Assistant Director of Communications and CEO. Direct Fundraising Manage and expand a portfolio of individual donors and prospects with the capacity to make major gifts, leading face-to-face solicitations and other direct engagement, and deploying the CEO to participate in or lead solicitations where appropriate. Proactively develop goals, strategies, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans for each donor, ensuring that each one receives frequent personalized engagement, with the support of the rest of the development team. Oversee messaging, talking points, proposals, and materials for development activity created by the development and communications team. Supervise staff members conducting prospect research, donor outreach, Salesforce data management, and creation of fundraising activity reports. Secure and steward event sponsors.   Leadership Manage, mentor, and support all Development & Communications staff. Provide goals and projections to inform the annual budgeting process. Attend board meetings and work with board members to assist with fundraising objectives.  Represent Resolution at relevant conferences, workshops and meetings. Actively participate in organization-wide strategy discussions and ongoing conversations as a Department Head.  Foster a collaborative environment and manage cross-organizational relationships. Lead on special projects as determined by opportunity and need.   Other duties as requested.   Qualifications The ideal candidate has at least 7 years of demonstrated fundraising experience and success with progressively increasing responsibility.  Experience building and growing a major and HNWI donor program with demonstrated success in revenue growth Demonstrated ability to work effectively with many constituencies, including board members, corporate partners, donors who are volunteers, family offices and foundations, institutional funders, and ultra-high net worth prospects Strong network within the philanthropic community Prior management experience Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with vigilant attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet high-quality standards Computer literacy, including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Suite Experience with donor database software (Salesforce preferred, but training is available) Commitment to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Learning (outlined here in our DEI statement: https://resolutionproject.org/deistatement/ ) Resolution requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). Resolution abides by each state’s requirements and acknowledges those may change over time. If moved forward to the phone screen stage, you will have the chance to ask a team member more about this requirement.   Preferred Experience managing a team and administering a department  Experience working in the social entrepreneurship space and an understanding of the major funders.    Benefits Resolution does our best to provide a competitive benefits package to our team. Full-time Resolution staff members have access to a range of health plans as well as coverage for dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, covered at 100% for the employee. Full time staff also have access to generous paid time off and robust professional development opportunities. In addition, employees may opt into FSA, HSA, transit check, and other voluntary insurance policies.   Resolution is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization does not engage in and prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, sex or gender (including pregnancy), LGBTQ+ status or sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital or partnership status, veteran status, military service status, or any other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law.