Planning and Development Supervisor

Pittsfield, MA Full-time
Posted on January 4, 2020

Planning and Development Supervisor

Elder Services seeks a dynamic and experienced professional to assist the Agency in maximizing its community presence and outreach through traditional, online and social media. This includes responsibility for the Agency's Berkshire Senior Newspaper and television show. The candidate is also responsible for identifying, cultivating and securing new funders/donors while enhancing the contributions of current supporters. They will develop and annually update the Agency's Area Plan, oversee the grant process and monitor the Title III sub-grants the Agency awards to local organizations. In addition, the candidate will represent the Agency in the community and facilitate the Agency's Advisory Council activity. Experience and familiarity with the county's aging network and resources a plus.

Education/Experience Requirements: Masters' degree preferred, bachelors required. Demonstrated experience in the marketing and advancement of community- based nonprofits. Successful planning and proposal or grant writing experience, excellent written, verbal and computer skills required. Demonstrated project management and leadership skills a must.

Core Competencies: Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills. Commitment to working with the elderly; strong sensitivity to aging issues. Leadership ability; independent thinker; self-starter. Demonstrated team building skills and organizational ability. Ability to interact with diverse groups. Strong project management skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional and experience using databases. Ability to work under pressure, with multiple interruptions and meet deadlines.