Program Associate - Baltimore Corps Fellow

Program Associate - Baltimore Corps Fellow

Hiring Organization: 
Maryland Philanthropy Network
Description: 

Maryland Philanthropy Network (MPN) is a statewide nonprofit association of private and community foundations, corporations, donor advised funds, giving circles, public charities and grantmaking intermediaries. MPN works to engage and elevate philanthropy in Maryland as an integral force in tackling the region’s most pressing problems. MPN’s priority is to support the philanthropic aspirations of all of our members through peer networking, high quality training and education, exposure to new funding opportunities and technical assistance. MPN also supports collaboration and partnership between MPN members, government, business, and nonprofit decision-makers.

JOB DESCRIPTION

MPN seeks a Program Associate to support the development and implementation of high-quality learning programs, groups and collaborative activities and meetings by providing logistical coordination, project management, data collection and analysis. This position reports to MPN’s Director of Learning and Partnerships and supports work with multiple staff to strengthen and execute impactful programming and resources. The successful Associate has strong writing, planning, project management, and organizational skills with an affinity with MPN’s mission and values.

MPN is looking for an individual who values relationships, processes, and results as critical components of any project and brings a collaborative and learning mindset to the work. In addition to playing a critical role in the execution of programs and meetings, MPN is seeking a Program Associate who is excited by the opportunity to connect with members and interested in contributing insights and perspectives that help inform and strengthen philanthropy with a focus on racial equity, inclusion, and respect. The Director of Learning and Partnerships will work with the Program Associate to enable them to take on the coordination of a member affinity group/roundtable as they are able. As a core member of the MPN team, the Associate will participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and other organizational planning efforts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PLANNING & LOGISTICS (50%)

  • Support the execution of programs and meetings in virtual, hybrid, and in-person formats, including program posting, agenda development, speaker preparation along with staff lead, materials development and distribution, attendee registration, note taking, and follow-up.

  • Provide program and meeting logistical and technical support to the staff/consultant(s) managing various affinity groups, roundtables, and meetings.

  • After programs and meetings, prepare and upload webinar recordings, materials, and resource pages.

COMMUNICATIONS AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT (25%)

  • Support the research, retention, organization, and sharing of materials and resources for use by MPN staff and members.

  • Act as a general information liaison between MPN and others, maintaining a general knowledge of the organizational calendar, meetings, and programs.

  • Represent MPN at programs, meetings, and events, as needed.

SPECIAL PROJECTS SUPPORT (25%)

  • Manage Data Projects: Collect, analyze, and present philanthropic and nonprofit sector data for member groups and MPN

  • Develop periodic reports about program evaluation and member engagement in MPN programming

  • Provide planning, logistics, and administrative support for special projects and initiatives, as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years of experience in program and/or project coordination.

  • Experience in data and information analysis and presentation.

  • Able to analyze data in Excel including the creation of pivot tables, charts, and dashboards.

  • Capacity to work well with competing priorities and tight deadlines; a high degree of independent action, problem solving, and flexibility.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including maintaining open communication regarding tasks and projects with key players.

  • Flexible and able to adapt to emerging needs.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Values racial equity as an organizational operating principle and is committed to continued learning on issues related to race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Curiosity and entrepreneurial thinking.

  • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with diverse personalities and work styles.

  • Humor, generosity of spirit, empathy, fun, and kindness

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in project management and meeting facilitation, planning, and monitoring.

  • Experience with customer relations management software such as Salesforce and/or willingness to learn.

  • Experience with data analytics and/or data visualization.

Our team is currently in a hybrid model between in-person at our office in the Woodberry neighborhood of Baltimore and remote work. It is expected that this role will be primarily in-person, as health and safety allow.

BENEFITS

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Hybrid work arrangements (in office/remote)
  • 100% Employer-paid insurance (medical, dental, disability)
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 9 paid holidays

  • 3 weeks annual leave (to be accrued)
  • 1 week Maryland Sick and Safe Leave
  • Short-Term Disability Leave
  • Free accessible parking
  • This position will be part of Baltimore Corps’ Fellowship cohort and receive additional professional development, coaching, and support. The candidate will need to formally apply for the Fellowship once they interview for and are offered this position. Past Baltimore Corps Fellows are not eligible for this position.

Our team is currently in a hybrid model between in-person at our office in the Medfield neighborhood of Baltimore and remote work. It is expected that this role will be primarily in-person, as health and safety allow.

TIMELINE AND COMPENSATION

  • Full-time, Exempt, Two-Year position

  • $55,000 - $60,000

Maryland Philanthropy Network is committed to an inclusive and accessible hiring process. If you need assistance participating in the application or process, please contact us at jobs@marylandphilanthropy.org or you may call us at 410-727-1205. Maryland Philanthropy Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Thank you for your interest in Maryland Philanthropy Network!

Application instructions: 

This position will be part of Baltimore Corps’ Fellowship cohort. The candidate will need to formally apply for the Fellowship once they interview for and are offered this position. Past Baltimore Corps Fellows are not eligible for this position.

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Publish date: 
08/01/2022
Position Location: 
Baltimore, Maryland
Experience Requirement: 
1-2 Years