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Ag For Autism Program Coordinator

Jonesboro, AR

Position Purpose

The Program Coordinator is responsible for securing new revenue and being the point of contact for all things Ag for Autism. The role is responsible for deepening relationships, maximize revenue, and generating resources for Ag for Autism to advance our impact work. The position works collaboratively with Board to make sure that the Ag for Autism mission and fundraising objectives are met.

Position Responsibilities

Principle roles and responsibilities include revenue development through Grants, AgBash, and other means. The position reports to the President of the Board.

Works closely with Ag for Autism board members to solicit and handle t-shirt design and orders while also taking shirt donations and making order payments. Re-ordering t-shirts may be necessary. This position will also be responsible for promoting shirt sales through social media and corresponding on behalf of A4A regarding and shirt order issues. Monthly transfer online payments from Pay Pal to A4A bank account for any shirts is needed along with maintaining the shirt inventory online and packaging/mailing an orders that come through.

In conjunction with the t-shirt process, this position will also be the main contact and coordinator for Ag for Autism’s annual AgBash. This entails but is not limited to organizing all information for volunteers and attendees, developing timelines, coordinating with venue, entertainment, and volunteer setup, receiving and depositing ticket and table payments, mailing tickets and thank you notes to vendors, maintaining an accurate list of sales while keeping a spreadsheet of income and expenses, following up with the Board of Directors and any PR that is necessary. Working to make sure Ag for Autism’s fundraising goals are met is an important factor behind out AgBash.

A silent auction is a part of AgBash, this position is responsible for soliciting auction items, storing items, and keeping a spreadsheet of all obtained. Silent auction responsibilities also include coordinating with after-hours pickup of bought items and any other duties assigned.

Identify, cultivate, and solicit grants using our website, email, and social media. Receive grant applications and organize for the committee while also preparing a summary spreadsheet of all applications. Get answers to questions that the committee may have while communicating on behalf of A4A with any grant inquiries or questions. This position will also be responsible for notifying grant winners, coordinating photographs, following up with PR, updating website, and scheduling grant videos for AgBash video and website.

Work as point of contact and coordinator for the promotion of Ag for Autism at the Conference. Topic selection, venue and catering, and booking of Speaker is needed. This position will also be responsible for website signup development, social media, press releases and communicating on behalf of A4A regarding any conference issues.

Lastly, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining a storage unit, checking the PO Box, handling emails, tax preparation and storage of legal documents, deposits, social media, updating the website, answering the phone, organization of all computer files along with reconciling the bank account, managing the debit card and promoting and protecting the A4A brand and awareness. Presenting a yearly report to the Board of Directors will also be needed.

Gain a thorough understanding of the Foundation – its values, history, culture, traditions, communities, programs, personalities, constituencies and governance structure; understand its base of financial support and the short and long-term funding requirements of all segments of the organization.

Handle other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications

Knowledge and skills:

  • Demonstrated success in personal cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and closing major gifts at the level of $10,000 and above.
  • Experience cultivating and developing high net worth donors. Ability to inspire the best in volunteers by being a trusted partner in the work of raising large gifts.
  • Proficiency all MS Office products.
  • Ability to travel outside of the Market as needed for Ag for Autism business.
Traits and characterisitcs
  • Positive attitude required.
  • Self-starter who is results oriented.
  • Team player with ability to work collaboratively and build effective working relationships with colleagues and volunteers.
  • Superior oral, written, and presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate the need for and benefits of supporting the March of Dimes.
  • Exceptional organization skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.