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Current open positions

 

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

The Chambliss Center for Children is seeking an innovative, ethical, creative, team-player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  This position will be responsible for helping implement the organization’s creative marketing and communications efforts, driving donations, and increasing overall community awareness.  This position will report to the Director of Special Projects & Events and will work closely with the entire Development team.  For more information about our non-profit agency, please visit www.chamblisscenter.org.

Duties
1.    Responsible for helping develop, implement, manage, and evaluate the organization’s creative marketing and communications efforts, driving donations and increasing overall community awareness.
2.    Assist in enforcement of Chambliss Center for Children’s Branding Guide across all departments and all internal and external communications outlets
3.    Work with leadership to identify media opportunities and develop relationships with media personnel, community partners and agencies to promote the agency’s services and events
4.    Coordinate media requests and follow up, while serving as a media contact as needed
5.    Manage creation, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic materials, including:
•    Three newsletters per year for donors, partners, and other supporters
•    Marketing, development, and solicitation materials, as needed
•    Consistent and engaging postings and conversations on social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest, as appropriate
•    Maintain and update the agency website with event announcements, photos, news articles, newsletters, press releases, etc.
•    Press releases
•    Residential Program Blog
•    Event announcements, invitations, programs, and signage
6.    Assist with coordinating photo and video projects. Catalog and manage the agency’s image and video library.
7.    Assist with creating talking points and presentations for agency spokespersons
8.    Maintain and grow email distribution list
9.    Assist with special event coordination and execution
10.    Submit regular reports on communications activities, engagement levels, and progress
11.    Assist with other projects as needed

Minimum Qualifications Required:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field
•    Knowledge of the community
•    Effective oral and written communication skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team
•    Sound computer skills including word processing and database management (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, MS Office products)
•    An understanding of the non-profit, voluntary and social services sector
•    Ability to work flexible hours
•    Access to a vehicle 

Working Schedule:
This salaried position will work with the Director of Special Projects & Events to set normal working hours.  Must have the ability to work nights and weekends and additional hours as needed.

Qualified applicants should email a resume to employment@chamblisscenter.org by Friday, August 3rd

 

RECRUITER, HOME-BASED CHILDCARE PROVIDERS 

Under the direction of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) Grant Program Manager, this position recruits and assists in enrolling non-regulated home-based childcare providers into the Childcare Coaching Program.  This is a grant-funded position that is only guaranteed through January 31, 2019.

Duties:

  1. Develops and implements overall recruitment strategy
  2. Develops marketing materials for the program, in coordination with the Director of Communications
  3. Distributes marketing materials in key locations that are most likely to be frequented by home-based childcare providers
  4. Implements social media and electronic advertisement of the program
  5. Indentifies candidates by engaging with them in public places (e.g. bus stops, shopping centers, civic centers, etc…)
  6. Attends community events and fairs so as to meet potential program enrollees
  7. Conducts phone and/or in-person enrollment efforts
  8. Maintains a complete record of recruitment efforts
  9. Attends staff meetings and regularly communicates progress with Program Manager
  10. Works in conjunction with Childcare Coach who will ultimately provide training and resources to the home-based childcare provider
  11. Performs other duties assigned by the WKKF Program Manager or the Vice President of Special Projects.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required, with a preference for a degree in Early Childhood Education.  Experience working in Early Childhood Education or another social service is required.  Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills are needed.  Must have past experience working with children and families with diverse backgrounds, be able to walk and stand for long periods of time, be authorized to work in the United States, be able to pass a background check, have a valid driver’s license, and have reliable transportation.  Ideal candidates would also:

  • Be computer literate, with strong skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Have the ability to work with people in a caring and respectful manner, and with due understanding or and consideration for cultural difference
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with staff, families and the public
  • Prepare accurate and timely documentation, reports, and other written materials
  • Work effectively with others
  • Work independently and have a high level of motivation and self-direction

Working Schedule:

Part-time hours with the schedule flexed in keeping with the responsibilities of the job.  Night and weekend work is required. Interested persons should email a resume (with references) to employment@chamblisscenter.org.  Please include the job title in the subject line.

 

Early Childhood Education Teachers

Chambliss Center for Children is seeking both full and part-time teachers and teacher assistants for its off-site locations. Off-site centers include Children's Academy for Education & Learning, Maurice Kirby Child Care Center, Newton Child Development Center, Pro Re Bona Early Learning Center, Volunteer Community Preschool and Chambliss Center for Children-Red Bank. Teachers or assistants must have a high school diploma, but a CDA or an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred. Experience in a regulated early childhood education program is also preferred. Candidates should be able to lift 40 pounds and be able to pass a criminal background check. Click on the button below to download an application. Please email your application to employment@chamblisscenter.org or bring to the front office of our main campus at 315 Gillespie Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411.

 

Application

If you are interested in working for Chambliss Center for Children, please fill out an application for any of the following departments. We have ongoing staffing needs throughout the agency and will keep your application on file and contact you if a position becomes available. Please email your application to employment@chamblisscenter.org

Teacher in Extended Child Care Program (Brainerd Campus)

Teacher at Off-Site Child Care Center

Residential Program

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