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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

We are looking for an experienced nonprofit leader to help our organization grow, both through the development of personnel and procedures to support expansion of NubAbility Athletics programs and through the establishment of new programming under the NubAbility Outdoors umbrella. The ideal candidate will be an avid outdoorsman with a proven track record in fundraising and event management.

RESPONSIBILITIES
NubAbility Outdoors Programs
– Expand the Foundation’s reach: identify ways to reach new limb-different children through NubAbility Outdoors programming.
    – Research and propose camp opportunities.
    – Evaluate program mix and geographic distribution to maximize potential market served.
– Establish funding sources that will cover 100% of NubAbility Outdoors program costs by Year Three.
    – Develop and maintain relationships with major donors/sponsors.
    – Identify and secure in-kind donations of goods and services for camps.
    – Research grant opportunities and write grants.
    – Create and support fundraising events for NubAbility Outdoors.
– Manage camp logistics and operations for a minimum of five camps in 2022, with additional camps possible in future seasons.
    – Create and track program budgets.
    – Source vendors, negotiate contracts, make purchases.
    – Communicate with families, coaches and third parties.
    – Recruit and train NubAbility Outdoors coaching staff.
    – Create standard operating procedures and safety procedures for NubAbility Outdoors events.
    – Manage/inventory/pack/transport NubAbility Outdoors equipment, t-shirts, swag bags and supplies as needed.
– Promote NubAbility Outdoors camps to potential attendees.
    – Create marketing campaigns using a mix of email, direct mail, telemarketing, etc. to institutions and individuals.
    – Manage NubAbility Outdoors social media accounts.

Program Support
– Oversee registrations for all Foundation camps.
    – Track registration issues such as payments and waiver completion; resolve with families.
    – Create and maintain ACTIVE CAMPS registration forms.
    – Manage ACTIVE CAMPS database, including data integrity, naming conventions, and consistency.
    – Provide detailed custom reports to the Executive Director and the Business Director upon request.
– Administer Foundation COVID procedures for all camps.
    – Research and implement all applicable local, state and venue guidelines for camp location.
    – Communicate camp COVID procedures to attendees and coaches.
    – Purchase all supplies needed to implement COVID processes.
    – Research and evaluate emerging best practices in the camp and sporting event communities; make recommendations.
– Oversee coach communication, retention, and development throughout the year. Work with NubAbility’s Head Coach to:
    – Manage this volunteer resource pool with an eye to establishing a coach pipeline that can support camp growth.
    – Develop training curriculums for first-time coaches and returning coaches.
    – Update coach instruction manuals for each event.
    – Recruit new coaches.
    – Schedule coaches for all camps.
    – Schedule and run monthly coaching team meetings.
– Support camp logistics efforts as needed during crunch time. We are a team, so we all pitch in if equipment needs to be hauled or packets need to be stuffed.

Business Operations
– Assist the Executive Director and Business/Marketing Director in forming and monitoring the annual budget.
– Assist the Executive Director and Business/Marketing Director in all fundraising efforts.
– Participate in the creation of the foundation handbook, policies and standard operating procedures.
– Help maintain facilities. Store, pack, ship and transport equipment and other inventory.

Merchandise
– Create a merchandise strategy for online and in-person sales.
    – Source merchandise.
    – Create and track budget, including actual sales figures and sales margins.
    – Implement sales and other promotional strategies to move stale merchandise.
– Oversee All Sports Camp Nub Shop.
    – Work with volunteer shop leads on merchandise assortment.
    – Define and implement cash handling and other shop procedures.
    – Train and schedule shop volunteers.
    – Reconcile daily sales and deposits.
    – Support volunteers in creating merchandising, signage and promotions plans for shop.
– Set up and maintain online sales channel(s).
    – Research, set up and maintain technology platform(s).
    – Write online copy; arrange for merchandise photo shoots.
    – Select and implement dropshipper.
 – Administer merchandise inventory tracking plan.
    – Design and maintain Square POS database.
– Provide custom reports to the Executive Director and the Business/Marketing director upon request.

AVAILABILITY
– Start date of June 20th or earlier.
– Full time, annual position of 40 hours per week.
– Position must work out of NubAbility offices in Du Quoin, IL.

QUALIFICATIONS
– Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit administration, marketing, or business.
– Personal experience with one or more NubAbility Outdoors sports (hunting, fishing, archery, competitive shooting). Competition at the college level or above preferred.
– Proven fundraising track record, including experience securing corporate sponsors and large donors.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write compelling content. Ability to present to large groups.
– First-rate leadership qualities. Proven success managing volunteers.
– Previous program or project management experience.
– Preferred:
    – Familiarity with NubAbility programming.
    – Demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of limb-different children.

PAY
– $40K a year salary.
– Health insurance with an 80/20 split.

APPLY
Email a resume, cover letter, and personal reference to Julie Grosse at info@nubability.org by June 1, 2022. We may fill the position before the deadline.

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