Porter-Leath is hiring a Development Coordinator!

Salary Grade: $34,279 – $42,851

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Vice President of Development, the Development Coordinator will assist with various departmental activities including but not limited to: advancing the agency’s mission through successful fundraising, event support, and representing the agency at community events.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position does not include any supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions
1. Fundraising through new partnerships and relationships, in addition to maintaining existing donors.
2. Compliance with deadlines to ensure timely operations for the Development Department.
3. Represent Porter-Leath at United Way speaking engagements and other community events; coordinate and calendar United Way events for agency speakers.
4. Lead key areas to ensure the successful implementation of special events, including working shifts at events.
5. Actively manage entry level donors to ensure stewardship and continued giving.
6. Works with the Engagement Manager to solicit support from volunteer groups.
7. Work with the Communication Manager to organize and maintain email databases
8. Provide support in the area of media content generation and publication, including image and video design.
9. Complete event logistics under the supervision of the Vice President of Development.
10. Work with Development Associate to ensure all communication campaign lists are prepared prior to printing and that collateral is printed, assembled, and mailed appropriately.
11. Present Porter-Leath to public audiences through effective communication and interaction with groups, community resources, staff, management and Board members.
12. Conduct new donor prospecting and research.
13. Contribute to team effort by performing other duties as assigned.

● Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations or a related field is required.
● One year direct involvement in clerical office support, fundraising activities, planning special events or volunteer coordination is required.
● Experience with public relations is preferred.
● Fundraising (Salesforce) and email marketing (Constant Contact) database experience is preferred.
● Excellent oral communication skills to communicate effectively and confidently to diverse groups of people.
● Excellent written communication skills to include knowledge of correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.
● Public speaking skills to effectively and confidently communicate with large and small groups.
● Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, database management, Google Docs, email and Internet.
● Organizational skills to determine workload priorities and complete a variety of tasks comprising a heavy workload in a timely manner.
● Skill to evaluate given information, research additional information needed and evaluate and compile the information.
● Record keeping skills to maintain accurate, up-to-date files so that information is readily researched and retrieved.
● Ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity.
● Ability to work as a team player to interact and assist all employees as necessary.

Physical Demands
Performs essential job functions in established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerance.
Regularly required to stand, walk, touch, handle objects with hands, feel, reach, see hear and speak, and sit.
Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This is a non-smoking workplace environment.

Special Conditions
Maintains an operable vehicle with valid registration, valid driver’s license, and good driving record with an appropriate level of insurance. Ability to travel from administrative headquarters to all sites on a regular basis.


APPLY AT http://www.porterleath.org

Art & Chocolate Mixer, Modern Day Women’s Conference & Upcoming Events

Art & Chocolate Mixer, Thursday, March 6, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Phillip Ashley Chocolates, 798 S. Cooper

Enjoy chocolate, champagne and live jazz music while meeting local artist, Yancy Villa-Calvo. She’ll have her amazing paintings on display during this event. No admission.

 Art & Chocolate Art & Chocolate

Modern Day Women’s Conference, March 7-8

Invite any and all women who would love to spend a weekend just being inspired and empowered and most importantly, meeting other ambitious, young professional women in our great community! Our speakers are Fly Female Entrepreneurs, Savvy Businesswomen and Passionate Community Leaders with knowledge they can’t wait to share! Join us at the Modern Day Women’s Conference for a day of fun, engaging workshops, networking and more! Save $15 Off & Use Discount Code SHHH www.mdwc2014.eventbrite.com



YPConnect Networking Mixer, Tuesday, March 11, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Corner Bar (Peabody Hotel), 149 Union Ave.

YPConnect is a monthly networking session of Memphis Professionals held at one of the city’s most stylish restaurants. This event offers a truly unique networking experience in Memphis. Enjoy an evening of casual conversation with peers over cool music! Meet with cutting edge Entrepreneurs, innovative Business Leaders & other professionals in a unique networking environment. Free admission for MULYP Members and $5.00 admission for non-members.

Goal Setting On The Go, Thursday, March 20, 6:30pm-8:00pm

StartCo, 88 Union Ave, 2nd Floor, Downtown Memphis

Join MULYP for an evening of defining road maps to your hopes, dreams, desires and expectations led by Personal & Professional Development Chair Jacque BoNéy & Al Pickett, Master Mentor at StartCo. By setting sharp, clearly defined goals, you can measure and take pride in the achievement of those goals, and you’ll see forward progress in what might previously have seemed a long pointless grind. Mixer to follow at Mesquite Chop House, 8:00pm-10:00pm.

 Goal Setting

Calling All Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs…..


StartCo. has formed a new partnership with the National Association of Women Business Owners and their Upstart Women’s Accelerator Program. This partnership brings great resources for Women’s Development this summer with workshops, programs and mentors. What’s stopping you from being your OWN BOSS?  Sign Up Today: http://upstartaccelerator.com



MULYP Committee Meetings: (Open To Members & Non-Members)


Public Relations, March 9, 2:00pm

Conference Call: (712)432-1212, Meeting ID # 175-038-731


Social & Cultural Events, March 10, 6:00pm

Memphis Urban League, 413 N. Cleveland

Contact socialchair@mulyp.org to sign up for the committee.


Personal & Professional Development, March 10, 6:00pm

Benjamin Hooks Library, 3000 Poplar Ave.

Contact ppdchair@mulyp.org to sign up for the committee.


Civic Engagement & Advocacy, March 12, 6:00pm

Memphis Urban League, 413 N. Cleveland

Contact civics@mulyp.org to sign up for the committee.


Community Service & Outreach, March 12, 6:00pm

Panera Bread, 1961 Union Ave.

Contact communitychair@mulyp.org to sign up for the committee.


Membership, March 15, 2:30pm

Panera Bread, 714 N. Germantown Pkwy

Contact membership@mulyp.org to sign up for the committee.

Field Operations

Field Operations acquires and cultivates volunteers and donors through grassroots fundraising events to support the life-saving mission of St. Jude. Thirteen regions conduct thousands of events each year, including radio-thons, Dream Home campaigns, galas, pin-up promotions, college fundraisers, golf tournaments, and fitness programs. In collaboration with the other development divisions, Field Operations empowers fundraising ambassadors in communities across the country. Departments in Field Operations include the following: Radio Marketing, Dream Home Marketing, National Program Marketing, Operations & Budget, and regional offices throughout the country and Puerto Rico.


Multicultural Event Marketing Representative

Location: St. Louis, MO

Travel: 70% – company car provided

Email Resume to: Deanna.Lindo@stjude.org for more information


Responsible for managing, recruiting, and expanding volunteer efforts and volunteer chapters throughout the region. Maximizes funds raised for the Hospital, while increasing the support for and awareness of St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Conducts special events throughout the region, works with and manages the coordinators of these events to maximize income, broadens events, and expands fund raising into new areas within region. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree; 1 year fundraising, sales, marketing and/or related experience preferred. Experience building relationships/networking within the local community preferred

Regional Director – Region 5 Memphis

Location: Memphis, TN

Travel: 50% – company car provided

Manages staff: Yes, 12-15; manages both Memphis and Nashville fundraising offices

Email Resume to: Deanna.Lindo@stjude.org for more information


Responsible for managing the development, planning and implementation of all activities within the region. This includes special event and general fund raising, media relations, public relations, organization, administration and training. Responsible for managing and leading regional/support staff and Associate Director(s) in assigned area. Manages both the Nashville and Memphis regional offices and staff. Oversees regions with vital roles in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, St. Jude Country Music Marathon and other major events. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years of fund raising, sales, marketing and/or related experience including at least 3 years of previous management experience. Requires thorough knowledge of fund raising and general management methods within non-profit field


More great opportunities are available on the ALSAC/St. Jude Career Center at www.stjude.org/careersalsac. Contact me for more information


Deanna Lindo CIR CDR

Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist

ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place

Memphis, TN 38105

Office: 901-578-6822

Mobile: 901-356-8437

Fax: 901-578-2807



Give thanks for the healthy children in your life and give to those that are not.


Annual Salary: $36,186.54 – $57,283.20; Bi-weekly: $1,391.79 – $2,203.20; Parks & Neighborhoods/Administration J.O. #13-058

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of the Deputy Director to develop and manage grant funding opportunities for the Parks and Neighborhoods Division. Researches new available grant funding opportunities. Determines feasibility of developing programs to supplement local annual budget allocations. Coordinates application process to enhance opportunity for funding. Monitors on-going grant projects and prepares reports of grant activity status. Ensures compliance with grant requirements through communicating with funders, auditors and the Office of Contract Compliance. Analyzes trends in allocation of funds and audits data collected to ensure accuracy. Coordinates operations with Parks and Neighborhoods’
Office of Business Affairs throughout annual budgeting process. Reports on progress of grant projects and responds to general questions regarding funding opportunities and requirements.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer and telephone.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment. Some travel to meetings across the City and periodically outside the City of Memphis is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Public Relations or Journalism, or any closely related field and three (3) years’ experience writing, editing, and managing grants; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.

Proven effectiveness in internet-based and market research strongly preferred. Educational experience and proven track record of successful federal grant procurement is preferred.