[blindkid] job posted at seedlings braille books

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Fri Aug 15 16:22:19 UTC 2014

>Job Posting: Community Outreach Manager 
>(Livonia) Seedlings Braille Books for Children, 
>a Livonia nonprofit organization serving blind 
>children worldwide for 30 years, seeks a 
>qualified part-time (avg. 28 hrs/wk) person to 
>lead our public relations and fundraising 
>efforts. Responsibilities:     Manage 
>fundraising events, appeals     Research and 
>write grant proposals     Write and disseminate 
>press releases, news stories, and 
>newsletters     Speak to civic groups, clubs, 
>schools and conduct tours     Attend conferences 
>and conventions for Seedlings     Manage social 
>media presence Required 
>Qualifications:     Bachelor’s degree or 4 
>years equivalent education in Marketing or 
>Public Relations     Minimum 3 years of 
>nonprofit experience     Demonstrated 
>fundraising, PR, special events, and grant 
>writing experience     Experience in public 
>speaking and strong writing & verbal 
>communication skills     Willingness to learn 
>braille basics Key Attributes:     Ability to 
>work independently and also in a team 
>environment (Department of 2; Full team of 10, 
>plus volunteers)     Excellent computer skills, 
>particularly MS Office, Constant Contact a 
>plus     Excellent organizational & 
>interpersonal skills     Excellent attendance 
>and punctuality are essential for this position 
>(majority of the hours will be in office plus 
>occasional evening meetings with civic groups, 
>conferences) Seedlings’ Mission: Seedlings 
>Braille Books for Children is a non-profit, 
>501(c)3 tax-exempt organization dedicated to 
>increasing the opportunity for literacy by 
>providing high-quality, low-cost children’s 
>literature in Braille. For more information on 
>Seedlings, see: www.seedlings.org If interested, 
>please send cover letter and resume to: 
>info at seedlings.org Lydia Schuck, MSEd Research 
>Associate, National Secondary Transition 
>Technical Assistance Center Western Michigan 
>University 1908 W. Michigan Avenue, Mailstop 
>5259 Kalamazoo, MI  49008 phone 269.387.5990

         David Andrews and long white cane Harry.
E-Mail:  dandrews at visi.com or david.andrews at nfbnet.org

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