Employment

WE’RE HIRING! 

INHS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. INHS is a Tompkins County Living Wage Certified Employer.

Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow

The Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship, an initiative of Enterprise Community Partners Inc., partners early-career architectural designers with local community development organizations, where they facilitate an inclusive approach to development to create green, sustainable, and affordable communities. As an integral staff member of the organization, the fellow will focus on advancing the organization’s practices in community engagement, sustainability and design excellence. Rose Fellows also gain a national network of colleagues who share their passion for public interest architecture and community development

TO APPLY, complete the form through Enterprise Community Partners here.

What is the Rose Fellowship?
  • Two-year fellowship position
  • Salary and benefits
  • Annual networking and training retreats
  • Intensive on-the-ground training in community development
  • Professional development stipend and opportunities
  • Alumni network of 70+ leaders in public interest design
Eligibility
  • Applicants must have an accredited architecture degree in order to be considered for the fellowship, from a NAAB-Accredited Professional Architecture degrees (B.Arch, M.Arch) and is required for all positions unless indicated otherwise.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for the entire fellowship period
Selection Criteria
  • Architectural, academic and community experience
  • Essays and response to work plan
  • Design portfolio
  • References
  • In-person Interview

 

Strategic Communications Manager

The Strategic Communications Manager is responsible for planning and implementing public relations and marketing programs, both short and long range, targeted at existing and new markets by performing the following duties personally or through internal staff and/or contract hires. 

TO APPLY, email a cover letter and resume to Johanna Anderson, Executive Director, at janderson@ithacanhs.org. In the cover letter, please specifically address relevant experience and reasons for your interest in this particular position. Interviews with qualified candidates will begin the week of June 18th, 2018. 

Public Relation Functions
  • Provide all media (newspapers, cable TV, radio, websites, etc.) with notices of upcoming productions, newsworthy events, and advertising.
  • Draft and disseminate press releases.
  • Coordinate photo shoots and photo display in the lobby.
  • Develop and distribute all publicity for specific programs, projects, and for general activities. Notices, calendar events, publicity with photographs and general news articles are part of the regular publicity events. Orders all advertising, including posters, flyers or mailers for all productions, and arranges media interviews.
  • Acts as spokesperson for the organization with the approval of the Executive Director.
  • Submit an annual report. 
  • Attend all board meetings.
  • Submit budgets as appropriate.
Marketing Essential Functions
  • Develops and implements strategic marketing plans and forecasts to achieve organizational objectives for products and services.
  • Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail.
  • Develops and recommends positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share.
  • Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets.
  • Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
  • Monitors competitors’ marketing activities.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
  • Guides preparation of marketing activity reports and presents to senior management.
  • Establishes and maintains a consistent organizational image throughout all promotional materials and events.
  •  Directs market channel development activity and coordinates promotional distribution by establishing territories, quotas, and goals.
  •  Represents INHS at trade association meetings.
  • Meets with key clients, maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals.
  • Analyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements.
  • Assists other departments within the organization to prepare manuals and technical publications.
  • Develops and manages marketing operating budgets.
  • Directs product research and development.
Competencies
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • Decision Making.
  • Leadership.
  • Results Driven.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the INHS mission to revitalize neighborhoods – encouraging stability and diversity – and to assist low to moderate income people in obtaining quality housing on a long-term basis.

This description is not to be taken as a limiting document. Other duties may be assigned.

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Development Manager

The Development Manager will design and execute a comprehensive development strategy for INHS. The Development Manager will oversee and implement annual fundraising, major gifts, and future capital campaigns. S/he also will form and manage the INHS development team (internal team and/or contracted).

TO APPLY, email a cover letter and resume to Johanna Anderson, Executive Director, at janderson@ithacanhs.org. In the cover letter, please specifically address relevant experience and reasons for your interest in this particular position. Interviews with qualified candidates will begin the week of June 18th, 2018. For more information about INHS, visit www.IthacaNHS.org.

Responsibilities
  • Design development strategy for INHS: Work with the management team to identify funding needs, preferred funding targets, and approaches.
  • Form and manage development team: Work with the Executive Director and senior leadership team to populate a development team.
  • Fundraising: Conduct research, prospecting, and application of multiple donor sources. Manage campaigns, engaging and overseeing firms as necessary. Oversee ongoing development efforts.
  • Relationship management: Develop and maintain key long-term relationships with current, former, and prospective donors. Build partnerships within the philanthropic community.
  • Communicate: Communicate fundraising goals and progress throughout INHS.
Qualifications
  • Development/Fundraising: Proven success in development for a large nonprofit. Experience in campaign development and success fundraising from multiple donor channels. (individual donors, sponsors, grants, government funding, foundations, in-kind)
  • Project Leadership: Experience in planning, leading, and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers/board of directors.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Takes initiative and actively seeks to deepen current donor relationships and to forge new ones.
  • Communications: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising. Ability to convey complex ideas through brief, yet impactful materials. Experience and credibility when presenting materials to external audiences
  • Influencing: Gets others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creates a win-win situation and responds appropriately to key stakeholders.
  • Collaboration: Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives.
  • Relationship Building: Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers, across different levels of the organization and externally.
  • Mission Driven: Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the INHS mission to revitalize neighborhoods – encouraging stability and diversity – and to assist low to moderate income people in obtaining quality housing on a long-term basis.

This description is not to be taken as a limiting document. Other duties may be assigned.

View or download the Development Manager Job description in PDF format >>