Tuesday, April 5, 2011

F/T position at the Big Sister Association!

Hi all, The non-profit where I work, the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, is hiring a full-time Recruitment Coordinator (more information below; the position was previously posted at part-time but has been bumped up to full-time). I hold the same position and will be working closely with the new staff person, so I would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the position or the organization. You can also find more information about our work and other positions we are hiring for at our website, bigsister.org Best, Eva

Recruitment Coordinator

Do you believe in the power of transformative relationships for girls? Are you ready to impact the Greater Boston community one girl at a time? If you answered yes, and the idea of being part of a collaborative, performance-driven, focused team excites you then join us! At Big Sister Association of Greater Boston we have been helping girls reach their full potential through positive mentoring relationships with women since 1951.
We are the largest mentoring organization in Greater Boston exclusively serving girls. Over 80% of the girls we serve are girls of color and recruitment of women of color is an agency priority.

Big Sister Association is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Recruitment & Community Partnerships team as the Recruitment Coordinator.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to identifying prospective partnerships to recruit women as mentors, staffing Big Sister information tables and sessions, and assisting in the development of social media recruitment campaigns.

Job: Recruitment Coordinator Reports to: Manager of Recruitment & Community Partnerships Hours: 40 hours per week, occasional weeknights and weekend days


Recruitment ? Staff Big Sister tables at recruitment events and speaking
on behalf of agency at information sessions. ? Assist in the development of
social media recruitment campaigns: blogs, Twitter, Facebook, etc. ?
Maintain current Big Sister postings on volunteering web sites and researching new web sites on which to post.

Administrative ? Identify and schedule recruitment, networking, and
visibility events ? Gather data and evaluate the success of recruitment
events to identify the most effective recruitment strategies

Partnership Development ? Identify prospective partnerships, focusing
on colleges, universities, and women?s groups. ? Manage relationship
management database to ensure accurate and timely updates ? Support
Manager in consistent follow up to partners and prospective partners


Education/Experience: ? Bachelor?s degree or extensive leadership experience
in non-profit, social work, education, or marketing/communications ?
Excellent oral and written communication skills ? Strong commitment to
girl?s and women?s issues ? Strong attention to detail and proven
project management skills ? Proven ability to develop and organize new
or existing systems ? Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and respond
to short notice deadlines, as well as meet existing deadlines ? Takes
initiative, proactive, and optimistic ? Clear vision to carry out projects ?
Technologically advanced; expert user of cutting-edge social media ? Must
have experience using MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint ? Skilled at
providing customized guidance, direction, coaching and customer service via
phone, e-mail and in person ? An understanding of Boston neighborhoods and
key community organizations ? Exceptional interpersonal skills in working
with diverse individuals and groups. Awareness, understanding, and appreciation of what it takes to build diversity

Car or access to a car required.

Big Sister is committed to hiring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of color, bilingual and bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are interested in working at a well-established, fast-paced and supportive organization committed to serving girls, please apply.

Please send cover letter and resume with subject line Recruitment Coordinator to: Big Sister Association, Attn: Human Resources 161 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 Fax: (617) 236-8075 | Email:

Eva Rosenberg

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