To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references

Email: (all contact regarding this position should be addressed to this email only. No phone calls please.)

Or by mail: Attn: Cherisse Scott, Founder and CEO SisterReach 1750 Madison Avenue, Suite 600 Memphis, Tennessee 38104

Positions open until filled.

Click links for detailed descriptions.








TITLE:                      Executive Administrative Assistant

SUMMARY:             Responsible for administrative activities in support of the ED and DD.



Administrative Support: proactively manage the calendar and conduct timely follow-up all scheduling communication for the Executive Director.

  • Coordinate all business travel arrangements for Executive Director, including preparing expense reporting responsibilities.
  • Answer and direct phone calls Field inquiries about the Foundation and direct specific request as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the directors daily administrative activities including drafting and typing of all correspondence as directed; production of reports and presentations; first contact for answering and screening incoming calls; field inquiries about the Foundation, route calls to the correct individual and opening routing and prioritizing mail.
  • Assist with the preparation of requests for corporate, public, and other support.
  • Initiates research projects and completes other duties on special projects as assigned.
  • Assist in the preparation of office mailings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director Deputy Director.
  1. Board & Committee Support
  • Maintain current contact information for Board members, Board of Trustee members and committees.
  • Send meeting packets to members absent from meetings. (Agenda, minutes, financials, pertinent committee information as determined by ED DD and FD)
  • Schedule yearly meetings and reserve meeting rooms 6 months to a year in advance


II. Fund Development Support

  • Process and distribute mail including pledges, payments and donor gifts.
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of campaigns, special events, and workshops.
  • Learn and use campaign database software in support of the Fund development goals and objectives. Update names, addresses, and other information as required.
  • Maintain registration list and mailing lists, and send necessary contact reminders.
    Provide support for Executive Director’s activities as needed. Attend events and help set up room and display materials as requested.
  • As needed prepare packets, brochures, sign-in sheets, name tags, recognition gifts, etc.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


Associate’s Degree or equivalent in business or related field and five years’ experience of previous executive level support.  Experience working with nonprofit organizations preferred.


The Executive Administrative Assistant will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Strong customer service and public relations skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, planning skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of the billing process and may be asked to assist in invoicing and receipts.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and adapt to an ever-changing administrative environment.
  • An ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including evening, weekend, or special events.
  • Sensitivity for cultural, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and sexual identity diversity. Commitment to support the Foundation’s mission.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and diplomacy skills.

To apply send email to


Job title: Community Communications Officer: Direct Mail & Digital        

Reports to Director of Marketing & Communications

Full-time (40 hours per week); exempt; $19.10 to $21.35 per hour


Opening date: June 16, 2015

Closing date: June 30, 2015


To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave., Memphis, TN  38126 or email No phone calls, please.


Position Summary

Community Communications Officer is responsible for MIFA’s direct mail and digital fundraising operations with special focus on individual donors of less than $1,000. The officer will manage social media communications that support all aspects of the advancement program and create ways to engage the next generation of supporters through social media and special volunteer and event opportunities.



·         Bachelor’s degree required

·         Two years’ experience in social media marketing with an understanding of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc

·         Two years’ experience coordinating direct mail campaigns preferred

·         Two years’ general editorial and narrative skills experience across a variety of channels to create content that compels audiences

·         Two years’ experience in web content and analytics systems

·         Two years’ experience in research or critically analyzing marketing processes and tasks to meet assigned goals

·         Proficiency in operating communication systems (computer, email, telephone, fax, scanner, presentation equipment, etc.), Microsoft  Word and Excel


Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

Responsible for direct mail appeals to drive giving from existing and new individual donors under $1,000 annually and meet annual fundraising goal

1.      Work with Director of Marketing and Communications and VP of Advancement to establish annual fundraising goal and direct mail campaign schedule

2.      Coordinate compelling, creative, and effective direct mail campaigns by

a.      Design

b.      Drop

c.       Acknowledgement

d.      Analysis

3.      Work with Director of Strategic Advancement Operations to target and leverage strategic mailing lists and measure, analyze, and report returns

4.      Ensure copy and graphics for direct mail campaigns meet branding standards and campaign objectives within approved budget

5.      Provide insights and recommendations on how best to leverage digital and direct mail communications to maximize revenue and improve the long-term donor experience, including researching and testing new platforms, tools, and tactics

6.      Work with other members of the advancement team to identify, recruit, and manage individual volunteers where appropriate to enhance or complete direct mail campaign

7.      Create and implement opportunities to enhance direct mail campaigns with social media support strategies

8.      Steward assigned donors by thanking them with phone calls and occasional visits as assigned


Manage MIFA’s comprehensive digital strategy including social media, website, and email marketing

1.      Write and edit content for social media, website, and email promotion that aligns with marketing and fundraising objectives

2.      With Director of Marketing and Communications and VP of Advancement, develop and execute social media strategy to engage the broader community and keep the attention of currently engaged volunteer and donors

3.      Support fundraising, volunteer, and special events with social media strategies and implementation

4.      Support and protect brand by making sure that positive and consistent messaging is maintained

5.      Handle email copy, production, and deployment

6.      Keep website content current, relevant, and engaging

7.      Measure, analyze, and report metrics related to all digital communications

8.      Manage online discussions by reading community comments and responding promptly (within 24 hours)

9.      Regularly monitor and track discussion topics for the management team monthly


Assist with design and implementation of innovative ways to engage younger donors

1.      Work with members of the advancement team to create innovative strategies to engage donors and volunteers through social media and online interactive opportunities

2.      Work with Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator to develop activities of special interest  for younger donors; assist in recruiting volunteers for these events


Other Responsibilities

·         Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment 

·         Ability to interface with a diverse base of external constituents, coworkers, volunteers, and others

·         Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly

·         Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages and races with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues

·         Ability to adapt to changing demands of the advancement department


Supervisory Responsibilities


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.


MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time off, employer-sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.


MIFA Employment Guidelines

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.


Employment documents: Application and/or resume; I-9; Form W-4; official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.


Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

JOB OPENING:  Director of Communications and Development

The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Memphis, TN, whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence.  We are seeking a Director of Communications and Development who is highly motivated and organized to build our communications, marketing and development programs.  This position will report to the Executive Director and will be an integral part of the growth of the organization.


Job Title:                      Director of Communications and Development

Reports To:                  Executive Director

Positions Supervised: Community Outreach Specialist

Status:                         Full-Time

FLSA:                          Exempt

Hours:                          37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday

Other as required


Job Summary:  Responsible for marketing, communications, community outreach and fundraising efforts in support of achieving organizational goals and sustainability.  Creates, develops, coordinates and implements the organization’s marketing, promotions, public and community relations programs to ensure visibility, awareness and education in our service area.  Will develop new relationships, strengthen existing relationships and provide support to the overall organizational development strategy.


Marketing and Communications:

  • Develop an integrated marketing and communications system to raise brand awareness and focus on increased demand for services and philanthropic support through coordination of multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Use print, electronic messaging, websites, social media, photography/videography, programs, inventions, advertising, and media relations to tell compelling stories that explain the organization’s benefits in a tangible way to stakeholders.
  • Coordinates all aspects of internal and external communications, including news media, print/electronic publications, web site and social media initiatives.
  • Handles media relations including news and crisis communications.
  • Provides marketing support and advice for the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.
  • Arranges for interviews with personnel for print and broadcast media.
  • Composes correspondence, media messages, articles, press releases, announcements, presentations and other oral and written communications.
  • Coordinates the photography needs of the organization.

Community Relations and Awareness:

  • Establishes, nurtures and maintains positive external relationships with individuals, businesses, and community-based organizations in support of organizational outreach efforts.
  • Work with individuals, groups, and businesses to coordinate and facilitate sponsored/donated third party events.
  • Performs presentations to service clubs, community groups and potential funding organizations, providing consistent messages to educate and recruit new support.
  • Oversees the organization’s volunteer programs and supervises the Community Outreach Specialist.
  • Promotes the organization and informs, educates, and engages the general public for awareness of the goals and mission.

Development and Fundraising:

  • Increase fundraising capacity by increasing donor giving and event income in order to maintain current programs, enable future growth, and ensure financial stability for the organization.
  • Work closely with the Board Special Events Committee in organizing successful fundraising events, including handling event details and acquiring sponsors.
  • Perform daily functions of gift solicitation including coordinating, maintaining and evaluating direct mail campaigns.
  • Works closely with the Executive Director in preparing quality proposals, including case statements and development of compelling messages for support.
  • Maintains donor database and provides donor acknowledgments as well as maintenance of donor records, report preparation and monitoring results and effectiveness of fund development programs.

Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and current desktop publishing software.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, with ability to speak publicly.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team and with volunteers.
  • Excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, demonstrating cultural competency and community awareness.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public relations, media relations, print, electronic media, graphic design and publications.
  • Ability to tell a story and help others share their own stories.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively.
  • Ability to exercise tact and to demonstrate sensitivity to issues involved with organization’s mission.
  • Strong empathy and commitment to victim’s issues.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, nonprofit management, public administration, or public relations.
  • Minimum of five years of communications and marketing experience and/or fund development experience. Mission-driven nonprofit experience a plus.

Family Safety Center Mission

Our mission is to provide one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence.

Family Safety Center Vision

Our vision is a thriving community that embodies a spirit of compassion, collaboration and progressive change that values mutual respect, safety and serenity for all residents.


Family Safety Center Values

Honesty and Openness     Flexibility

Quality                                Teamwork

Respect and Fairness       Dedication

Diversity and Equality

Interested applicants:  Please send cover letter and resume with salary history to:

Application deadline:  March 24, 2015


Office Manager/Communications Specialist Job Opening with Community Alliance for the Homeless

Job Summary

Supports the Director and staff with general office duties; generates communication and education materials to promote awareness of and support for the Action Plan to End Homelessness.

Essential Responsibilities

• Serves as the main point of contact for the general public seeking information or support from the Community Alliance for the Homeless;

• Develops, with input and guidance from the Executive Director, communication tools including an electronic newsletter to be published quarterly;

• Maintains a volunteer database and helps organize volunteers with special projects including Project Homeless Connect, the Memphis100 initiative, and the Faith Partnership to End Family Homelessness;

• Communicates with Board members, being responsible for proper documentation of meetings;

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications – Educations and/or Experience

• Bachelors Degree (preferred)

• Cultural competence/empathy

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Passion for combating homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness

• Ability to work well on a team

• Takes initiative

• Ability to maintain positive approach with community partners

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Professional demeanor and maturity

• Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment

• Excellent organizational skills

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Use

Core Behavioral Competencies

• Attention to Detail—Able to follow detailed processes and procedures and to ensure accuracy in documentation and data. Organizes and maintains a system of records.

• Commitment to Task—Able to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and to persist in spite of obstacles. Demonstrates dependability in difficult circumstances and shows a sense of urgency about getting results.

• Coping—Able to maintain a solution-oriented approach while dealing with interruptions and interpersonal conflict.

• Service Focus—Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery. Able to work with diverse groups of people and to deal effectively and proactively with service failures. Effectively prioritizes stakeholder and public needs.

• Flexibility—Able to perform a wide range of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change.  Manage transitions effectively from task to task. Effectively adapts to varying stakeholder and public needs.

• Quality—Able to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines. Reinforces excellence as fundamental priority.

• Team Work—Able to share due credit with coworkers. Displays enthusiasm and promotes a friendly group working environment. Works closely with other groups as necessary. Supports group decisions and solicits opinions from coworkers.

Compensation is commensurate with education and experience and is generally in the $30,000-$36,000 range.

This is a full-time position.

THIS POSTING CLOSES ON March 30, 2014 at 5 pm.

Email a cover letter and resume to

BET’s Sunday Best Memphis auditions are on March 8th and the following positions need to be filled:

1. Caterer – The set has very specific needs so needed is a company that can handle both hot and cold meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).  There is a menu list for a fair bid from the company.


2. Production Assistants – Assist on the set.  Anyone that can do this must be willing to help assist the production, cast and staff in various capacities.  Need to be able to work various shifts March 5 – 8.  Need to fill 40 spots.


3.  Experienced camera and audio technicians.  ENG experience is a plus.


Please have anyone who is interested to email by Sunday, February 9, 2014 with the position title in the subject line.


Office Manager/Bookkeeper

For progressive Midtown nonprofit,

This position is responsible for the security, maintenance and provision of all

financial practices of the Memphis Center for Independent Living. The Office

Manager provides supervision to clerical staff/volunteers to ensure that the front

desk is appropriately staffed at all times. Candidates for this position must be

able to effectively manage office activities and have excellent PC skills. Must

be knowledgeable of QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel (spreadsheets) and

database entry skills a plus. Must be able to communicate well orally and in

writing and be familiar with human resource laws and regulations.

Qualifications: H.S diploma or GED plus a minimum of four years’ experience in a

responsible bookkeeping or HR position. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

1633 Madison Avenue

Memphis, TN 38104


(901)726-6521[fax] 711[relay]

Position Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Agape is seeking applicants for a Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator to effectively publicize and market Agape and all of our programs. This role is a strategic position at Agape and will be intimately involved with all aspects of internal/external communications, special events and volunteerism. This role will effectively manage and communicate through all marketing mediums including print media, social media, email, web site, television, radio, special events, speaking engagements, and more.

The Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator will need to possess the following skills for this role:

A passion for helping children and families in need.
Proactive organizational skills that allow for managing several tasks at the same time
Commitment to deadlines, including office hours and special events (interviews, volunteers, etc.)
The ability to coordinate with multiple parties and partners in various programs
A planned and intentional strategy to raise awareness and involvement throughout Memphis

Degree Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Public Relations, Administration, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must have the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with staff, volunteers, media, business executives, church leaders, community leaders, city officials, and the general public. Requires the ability to be proficient with a personal computer, website, and Internet. Must have a valid driver’s license. FOR ALL

POSITIONS:  Send detailed résumé with references to: Agape Child & Family Services, Inc. Nichole Love, BBA, Office Manager

P. O. Box 11411 – Memphis, TN 38111 Or you may fax to: (901) 323-3640

Position Title: Connector (Full-time)

Location: Memphis, TN

Reports To: Connector Supervisor

Position Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Agape is seeking applicants for Connector positions to effectively seek teens who are pregnant and parenting and who have dropped out of high school and/or are aging out of the foster care system.

The Connectors will provide grassroots outreach and engagement of the teens and facilitate connection of them to the high quality services needed to succeed.

The Connectors will possess a willingness to meet people where they are and build meaningful relationships, including the Powerlines Community Network apartment sites (Frayser/Raleigh, Hickory Hill, and Whitehaven). They will focus on family strengths and recognize the family relationship as primary and essential.


Connectors will facilitate the connection and engagement of clients to services needed (educational, mental health, substance abuse, workforce development, parenting/relational health, homelessness, exposure to violence services and other services provided through community agencies and resources), arrange, coordinate, and monitor services related to meeting wrap-around needs of program participants to ensure stability and individual/family goal attainment.


Degree Requirement:

Bachelor Degree in Social Work or other related social services fields acceptable. Peer-based/community- based applicants with a High School degree or GED, with similar life experiences will be considered as well for this position. Candidate must be culturally sensitive with a passion for helping others. Must be computer literate. Must have a valid driver license and own a vehicle with proof of auto insurance.

FOR ALL POSITIONS: Send detailed résumé with references to: Agape Child & Family Services, Inc. Nichole Love, A.A.S., Office Manager P. O. Box 11411 – Memphis, TN 38111 Or you may fax to: (901) 323-3640


Agape is a non-profit Christian-based child and family serving ministry that provides services to more than 30,000 children and families annually in Memphis, West Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Agape does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices because of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. Agape, however, is a religious corporation and as a result, the Agency has certain religious requirements for its employees. This is in compliance with applicable law since Agape is a religious corporation. 

Internships are available in the Development and Communication departments for interested seniors.
Communication requirements:  must have End Design experience and able to write press releases. Looking for a minimum of 15-20 hours a week commitment. This position will work closely with the Communication Manager and will gain invaluable hands-on  experience in the non profit sector. Must be a self starter and a team player.
Development requirements are a minimum of 20 hours per week, working in a fast paced environment alongside the Special Events Coordinator. Must be a self starter and a team player.
E-mail Anne Taylor with resume at
Anne Taylor
Volunteer Coordinator
1780 Moriah Woods Blvd Ste 10
Memphis TN 38117
800-264-9474 toll free
901-692-9511  direct line
901-680-9474  office
901-680-0912  fax

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