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Last update: July 30, 2015

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Communications Manager

Department: Development
Supervisor: Chief Development Officer
Location: Main – 3303 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
Classification: Exempt/Full-time
Salary: $50,000-55,000.00/annually
Supervisory Role: Yes

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
The Communications Manager is primarily responsible for managing internal and external communications, and marketing opportunities. This manager is responsible for communications to a wide range of stakeholders, including but not limited to employees, donors, media, bloggers, influential members of the community, the press, the community and the public. This position will also play a leadership role in the Development Department.
This position requires self-motivation and ability to work independently, while coordinating and playing a leadership role on the larger development team. Creativity and a high degree of accountability in meeting mutually agreed deadlines is a must.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Create, develop and oversee the organization's annual communications and media strategy and advance the organization's brand identity.
2. Supervise the communications staff and interns.
3. Create and/or approve printed materials and written communications, both internally and externally, including printed newsletter(s), electronic newsletters, direct mail, press releases and annual report.
4. Promote the organization's message through all media platforms including website and social media.
5. Act as the organization's liaison and spokesperson to media outlets and maximize media relationships and opportunities.
6. Assist the Chief Development Officer with strategic planning and other development team activities.
7. Maintain a portfolio of relationships with identified corporate and individual donors.
8. Support IM fundraising events through creation of timelines, promotion, and printed material oversight.
9. Available for special projects on holidays, evenings, and weekends when necessary.
10. Participates in other development duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

REQUIREMENTS
1. Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or related field. Master's Degree preferred.
2. 3-5 years of experience in marketing and communications.
3. Computer literate in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge Donor Software or equivalent highly desirable.
4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
5. Knowledge of graphic design software. Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
6. Able to work independently and meet deadlines.
7. Able to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and adapt to change.
8. Ability to work in a team environment, assisting and call on team members as necessary.
9. Valid Driver's license and auto liability insurance as required by law.

COGNITIVE & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
10. Position Setting - This position is generally set in a comfortable office environment, but it may occasionally require outside of office work. It requires seeing, hearing, talking, sitting and walking on a daily basis.
11. Analyzing – Ability to examine and evaluate data in order to present development and prospect reports on a regular basis. Presenting alternative actions in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.
12. Compiling - Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meals on Wheels Substitute Driver

 Department: Senior Services
Supervisor: Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator
Location: Moran building - 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Non-exempt/Part-time (On call, as needed - depending on business needs)
Hourly Rate: Beginning at $8.50/hour + mileage (Depends on experience)

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide accurate, reliable and courteous daily meal delivery to Meals on Wheels program clients using personal transportation.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Report to work at the exact assigned shift time (not before or after).
2. Operate and maintain personal vehicle with safety and courtesy to other drivers in the community.
3. Deliver daily meals directly to clients in a reliable and friendly manner.
4. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and meal carriers as well as and personal hygiene.
5. Read and interpret the route maps provided by the Driver Coordinator.
6. Follow the assigned route and deliver the meals in a specified time frame required.
7. Keep records of own timesheets and exact time spent on a route.
8. Report any deviations from and reasons for inability to deliver meals in a required time frame on a daily basis.
9. Maintain accurate records of meal delivery by properly circling route sheets.
10. Keep accurate record of the count of daily meals served and submit a meals order for two days in advance.
11. Act as a liaison between the clients and Coordinator/Manager by providing details of missed meals, client absences or potential complaints.
12. Follow organization's policies and procedures.
13. Attend organization's meetings and other mandatory events during or after assigned work shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Must be able to read and write English and follow written instructions.
2. Must be over 21 years old and have a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record.
3. Must have reliable automobile with valid automobile liability insurance as required by law available for submission at all times during employment with the organization.
4. Able to follow maps and written directions.
5. Good verbal and written communication skills.
6. Friendly demeanor, courtesy and patience are required.
7. Able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting while driving, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, and bending will be done on a daily basis. Seeing, hearing, and talking will be done constantly. Lifting 20 pounds on a regular basis, and carrying meals. Meal delivery will require getting out of a car and delivering meals to the client's house under different weather conditions (rain and high degree temperatures during summer).

To apply for this position, please fill out the employment application and submit by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3303 Main St., Houston, TX 77002, or 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004.

Meals on Wheels - DRIVER (PT)

Department: Senior Services
Supervisor: Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator
Location: 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004 
Classification: Non-exempt/Part-time (17.5 hours per week)
Hourly Rate: $8.50/hour + mileage

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide accurate, reliable and courteous daily meal delivery to Meals on Wheels program clients using personal transportation.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Report to work at the exact assigned shift time (not before or after).
  2. Operate and maintain personal vehicle with safety and courtesy to other drivers in the  community.
  3. Deliver daily meals directly to clients in a reliable and friendly manner.
  4. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and meal carriers as well as and personal hygiene.
  5. Read and interpret the route maps provided by the Driver Coordinator.
  6. Follow the assigned route and deliver the meals in a specified time frame required.
  7. Keep records of own timesheets and exact time spent on a route.
  8. Report any deviations from and reasons for inability to deliver meals in a required time frame on a daily basis.
  9. Maintain accurate records of meal delivery by properly circling route sheets.
  10. Keep accurate record of the count of daily meals served and submit a meals order for two days in advance.
  11. Act as a liaison between the clients and Coordinator/Manager by providing details of missed meals, client absences or potential complaints.
  12. Follow organization's policies and procedures.
  13. Attend organization's meetings and other mandatory events during or after assigned work shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must be able to read and write English and follow written instructions.
  3. Must be over 21 years old and have a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record.
  4. Must have reliable automobile with valid automobile liability insurance as required by law available for submission at all times during employment with the organization.
  5. Able to follow maps and written directions.
  6. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Friendly demeanor, courtesy and patience are required.
  8. Able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting while driving, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, and bending will be done on a daily basis. Seeing, hearing, and talking will be done constantly. Lifting 20 pounds on a regular basis, and carrying meals.  Meal delivery will require getting out of a car and delivering meals to the client's house under different weather conditions (rain and high degree temperatures during summer).

To apply for this position, please fill out the employment application and submit by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3303 Main St., Houston, TX 77002, or 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004.

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