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Board Member

Rosemount Center

Jan. 2, 2017, midnight - Jan. 2, 2020, midnight

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual passionate about Rosemount’s mission with a track record of leadership and community involvement. The ideal candidate will have:Experience and leadership accomplishments in business, education, law, finance, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector;Personal qualities of integrity, character, and a passion for early childhood education and family support program.Board member responsibilities include:Leadership, Governance and Oversight:With the CEO, develops Rosemount’s strategic plan. Monitors Rosemount’s progress in implementing long-range goals;Fiduciary responsibilities -Reviews and approves the annual budget and audit reports;Ensures Rosemount is meeting requirements established by funding agencies, including Early Head Start;Serves as an ambassador and spokesperson. Recruits candidates for board appointment.Fundraising:Board Members make an annual contribution commensurate with their ability;Identify potential donors and introduce them to Rosemount Center;Attend and support all Rosemount Center fundraising events.Board Terms and Participation:Serves a three-year term with a possible re-appointment for one additional term;Attends all Board and Committee meetings;Serves on a board committee and takes on special assignments as needed.We are currently seeking board members with legal or financial expertise.

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2000 Rosemount Avenue NW
Washington, 20010

Social Media Intern (Unpaid Internship)

Destined For Greatness Inc

June 6, 2018, midnight - June 5, 2020, midnight

What we are looking for: We are seeking a savvy social media guru to join our team. This role will focus on overseeing social media outreach, marketing strategies, advertising & branding. It will require a minimum of 10 hours weekly which includes a hour long bi-weekly briefing via video call. Individual must enjoy social networking and have all of their social media handles synced, and updated. They must also be energetic, sociable and love connecting with people, whether it be by phone, in-person or online. You must also be a strategic thinker who understands business strategy and are able to build brand loyalty and keep content and product offerings up to date. We expect you to be a reliable creative thinker who can independently conduct research; develop relevant content; navigate across various social media platforms; and articulate recommendations/plans. Responsibilities: * Update social media platforms with specific focus on generating unique and well-written content and increase user engagement and impressions. * Create web, print and graphic content. * Assist with organizational marketing and planning tasks. * Identify gaps and areas for improvement for marketing. * Develop marketing campaigns. * Track analytics. * Develop an email list and curate email blasts using MailChimp. * Provide reports on social media and email engagement/impressions. Qualifications: * Have at least one year of experience using various social media platforms, including, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google and/or a current Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Media, Journalism, Business Major or a related field. * Excellent written and verbal communications skills. * Ability to identify a target market and "speak" to consumer through social media. * Ability to prioritize and complete assignments by established deadlines. * Initiative to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence. * Experience with digital media software preferred (i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator or other graphic design software). * Proficiency with Microsoft Office. * Experience in public relations, marketing, graphic design, and/or media arts. * Willingness to learn. * Excellent personality. Job Type: Internship Experience: Social Media Marketing: Two year minimum To Apply: Send your resume and/or portfolio to d4g@tobedestinedforgreatness.org

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701 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, 20003

Senior Associate, Outreach And Administration

Restore Mass Ave

Nov. 19, 2018, midnight - June 30, 2019, midnight

The ChallengeTake our "green" NGO to a new level! Our all-volunteer organization that is expanding DC tree canopy along Washington DC's historic Embassy Row, faces new challenges.For eleven years, Restore Mass Ave (www.restoremassave.org) has planted trees and organized tree and landscape care along the historic two miles of Massachusetts Avenue NW known as Embassy Row. Our mission is to regrow the elegant, shady landscape of this major commuter street, which is also the last "Grand Avenue" of its type in the nation. To date we have added some 400 new trees and arranged care for ~1,000 trees. Canopy has increased by an amazing 13.2% but must expand more to meet our and the city's goals.The Executive Associate (Senior Associate for Outreach & Administration) is key in managing the work flow of our small organization. RMA consists of a volunteer Board of Directors and also Associates who help in their areas of expertise. The Senior Associate works with the President and Board to plan meetings and events, and may take on special projects as desired. The Senior Associate can also choose to be RMA's 'ambassador' to one or more stakeholder friends of the organization - such as an embassy, city agency or the State Department. In coming months, we'll advance design of our proposed Dupont Tree Plaza, a "storm water retrofit" for a bare city sidewalk, so it will become a shady community space . We also will work with the city's planned Big Dig of ~1 mile of Embassy Row that will impact old trees and add new ones. We've been awarded one grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust G3 program for the Dupont Tree Plaza and a second from National Trust for Historic Preservation to monitor the Mass Ave "rehabilitation." This Senior Associate position is a resume-builder! Some specifics:Tasks - ExternalRepresent RMA to current and prospective partners, including embassies, local organizations, and neighbors; raise participation by forging selected new relationships.Manage outreach with stakeholders and volunteers related to RMA initiatives, including tree planting and care. (See photo of tree planting at Korea Cultural Center.)Assist with selected events such as tree tours and donor receptions.Tasks - InternalCoordinate projects, including monitoring action items and managing timeline.Assist President and Board with managing new projects while advancing RMA’s core program of tree planting and care.Schedule and circulate materials for meetings of the Board, which are usually every month. Attend virtually or in person when practical.Maintain organization’s confidential database of contacts & donors.Skills required:Able to engage others in the vision and work of the organization.Takes initiative. Organized, forward-thinking, deadline-driven.Strong interpersonal skills. Mature. Good track record with one or more small organizations.Diplomatic and timely in communications.Excellent spoken and written English.Able to work independently and consistently. Great followup.Strong computer skills. (Submit samples)Skills preferred, not required:International background or strong interest. Engaging with non-Americans is key to our effectiveness.Some knowledge of trees and/or environmental issues, such as college credits, extracurricular activities, or present or past jobs.Fluent with data management and posting on social media.Where/What/When:Hours: Days and times are flexible but position requires 3 hours/week on average. The Associate may occasionally have a meeting with an official or other stakeholder during working-hours.Compensation: This is an unpaid volunteer position which offers tremendous career benefits in networking and experience gained. We give glowing references for our successful volunteers.Location: The Senior Associate must live and/or work in the DC Metro area near Dupont Circle/Embassy Row/Mass Ave Heights. The Associate should be easily able to visit Mass Ave to view trees, be familiar with embassy and US clients, and visit RMA headquarters.Required - Have fun! All members of the RMA family are welcome to our events -- outdoor Treekeeping sessions, info tables at community events, meetings, briefings and parties. Volunteering with RMA is a great way to meet others working to make DC greener and network with people at all levels concerned with the global environment.

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Massachusetts Avenue NW from 1900 to 3600 block
Washington, 20008