Monthly Archives: June 2009

Now hiring: Development Manager; ART 180

ART 180’s development manager is moving on to greener pastures (so she
thinks). We are seeking a replacement who will wow us as she did—and more!
*Overview:*. This key member of our small staff will be responsible for
securing increased and sustainable resources to further ART 180’s mission of
giving young people a chance to express themselves through art, and to share
their stories with others. The position manages the organization’s efforts
to raise funds, generate in-kind contributions, and expand awareness in the
community. Working with the executive director, the board and development
committee, the development manager is responsible for planning, executing,
strengthening and evaluating all fundraising strategies to enable the
organization to reach its annual and long-range development goals. 2009
operating budget is $393,000.
*Qualifications: *The successful candidate is a go-getter seeking to put
their development experience to work in a creative, mission-driven
organization. The candidate will demonstrate vision, as well as exceptional
organization, administrative, and interpersonal/communication skills, love
sharing the gospel of ART 180 with donors and prospects, and thrive in a
nontraditional environment as part of a small staff with limited
administrative support and minimal supervision. Creative writing,
spreadsheet and database management experience needed. Design, website, and
social media skills helpful, as is supervisory experience—all of which are
integral to the performance of the job. Must be willing and able to work
like a dog and play like a puppy.
*Individual donors*: Develop, implement and evaluate year-round strategies
for the cultivation of new and existing donors. Identify donor
prospects—including major donors—and maintain records on donors. Directly
solicit donors and facilitate solicitation of donors by board members,
development committee, and the executive director.
*Corporate/foundation support*: Research grant opportunities and write
proposals and reports to foundations, corporations, and other organizations
that may provide support for ART 180 programs. Initiate and maintain contact
with foundation and corporate leaders.
*Direct mail*: Develop creative concepts, write targeted fundraising
appeals, and coordinate production and mailing of appeals. Design materials
and work with pro bono designers as needed on annual report, calendar, and
other pieces.
*Fundraising events*: Coordinate fundraising and donor cultivation events,
from annual auction to house parties to retail promotions. Oversee sale of
products to generate earned income and develop new products or earned income
strategies as appropriate.
*Gift recording/acknowledgment*: Manage all gift data entry in database,
working with administrative staff. Oversee acknowledgment of gifts. Maintain
records on donor giving and generate reports.
*Board participation*: Work with executive director and board leadership to
educate board members about development and enhance participation in
fundraising strategies. Work with board members individually to fulfill
their fundraising commitment.
*Communications/public awareness*: Enhance and increase ART 180’s public
standing to garner additional support from the community. Manage website,
email communications, and use of social media tools, with input from
communications committee. Prepare and distribute press releases and other
announcements as necessary. Support program department in fulfilling
communications needs.
*Compensation:* $40,000 annual salary. Paid health insurance. Paid holidays,
vacation and sick leave.
*To apply:* Send a resume and cover letter via email to or
via mail to ART 180, 0 E. 4th St., #1, Richmond, VA 23224. *Deadline Monday,
July 13, 2009, 5pm.* No phone calls, pretty please.

WRIC Openings




WRIC TV presently
has the following openings.  It is our policy to encourage the appli­cation of
minorities and women as WRIC TV is
an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training
or promotion of employees by reason of race, color, religion, sex, or national
origin.  Excellent benefits available.  Due to the urgency of filling these
positions, an immediate response is recommended. Please notify us immediately if
you will not be disseminating information about this job opening to potential




Mid-level Account Executive position in Sales
Department.  Must have a minimum of 3 years television advertising experience in
broadcast TV in order to handle existing accounts.  Send resume to: WRIC TV8
Personnel Department, 301 Arboretum
Place, Richmond, VA 23236-3464, or fax your resume to (804)
330-8881, or email your resume to
  NO phone calls please




Executive position in Sales Department.  Advertising sales background helpful.
Send resume to: WRIC TV8 Personnel Department, 301 Arboretum Place, Richmond, VA
23236-3464, or fax your
resume to (804) 330-8881, or email your resume to
NO phone calls please. EOE


Special Olympics Virginia; Marketing / Public Relations Internship

Job Location: Richmond, VA, United States

Job Description:

Special Olympics Virginia (SOVA) is a year round sports program for persons with mental disabilities. In addition to assisting with our statewide competitions such as Summer Games and Fall Championships, there are a number of high profile fund-raisers such as: Law Enforcement Torch Run, Plane Pull, Polar Plunge, and The Winning Spirit Golf Classic. The position is non-paid but the experience is invaluable. Contact your advisor to see about possible course credit.

Job Requirements:

Strong writing and presentation skills 

Good people skills 

Duties & Projects Can Include: 

• Marketing relations at Special Olympics competitions and events • Various fund-raising activities • Assisting with sponsorship proposals and letters • Maintaining development database • Maintaining communication with existing sponsors • Event management and organization • Formulating creative ideas into action • Assisting in general public relations and marketing tasks • Developing promotional materials • Assisting with media relationships 

How To Apply:

To apply Contact Aliza Tekavec Development and System Administrator (804) 726-3031

Contact Information

Contact: Aliza Tekavec
Development & System Administrator
Special Olympics Virginia
3212 Skipwith Rd
Ste. 100
Richmond, VA, United States 23294
Phone: (804) 726-3031
FAX: 804-346-9633

Part-time Administrative assistant needed

Nonprofit  Environmental Advocacy Organization in  downtown Richmond is seeking a part-time administrative assistant who is  reliable, organized, and proficient in database management, Excel, Word.  Applicant must possess good writing and  interpersonal skills.  Hours are  flexible (approximately 20 hours per week with option for more), compensation is  competitive, and 
position is open immediately. 
Email cover letter and resume  to the Virginia League of Conservation Voters at _info@valcv.org_ (  or  Fax to 804-225-1904. No phone calls please.

Apply Now to the 2010 American Craft Council Shows. Because different is good.

One Deadline For All Shows: July 31, 2009
Exhibit your work among the best! For over 35 years American Craft Council shows have become the model for quality and leadership in the craft field. If you produce original and handmade work in ceramics, glass, metal, jewelry, clothing and accessories, furniture and lighting and more, apply now. It’s an opportunity to exhibit and sell your work across the country to thousands of craft buyers, collectors, and enthusiasts who attend the shows. Artists juried in will gain access to the Council’s nationwide network of marketing and public relations firms, be featured on the Council’s website year round and published in the show directories. Pick and choose among one wholesale and four retail shows produced throughout the year. 
2010 Show Schedule
Baltimore wholesale: February 23-24 **NEW** 2-day show
Baltimore retail: February 25-28 **NEW** 4-day show
Atlanta retail: March 12-14 (Preview Party March 11)
St. Paul retail: April 16-18
San Francisco retail: August 6-8
All applications will be reviewed under a rigorous jury process; results will be announced in September. Deadline: July 31, 2009. Apply on-line at
A complete prospectus is available at And the Council staff is available to help with your application. Email, or call us at 800.836.3470 x276.