Local Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities in our Local Communities

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SHIFT does not offer a comprehensive job listing page on our website.  However,  SHIFT will occasionally highlight information about unique volunteer or paid opportunities that we believe may be of high interest to our members. These opportunities are listed below.

 


 

Impact Hub – Mpls/St.Paulnew
Now Hiring – Special Event Planner with Impact Hub MSP and Social Enterprise Alliance Twin
Cities.

Impact Hub MSP (IHMSP) and Social Enterprise Alliance TC (SEATC) are dedicated to creating space to better connect and support entrepreneurs and impact professionals in the social enterprise ecosystem in MSP. Separately, IH MSP and SEATC have successfully convened groups around impact investing, impact reporting, women in entrepreneurship, diversity, access and equity, and more. Now, thanks to the generous support of the Bush Foundation, IHMSP and SEATC are coming together to partner in co-creating events and programming. This effort is dedicated to breaking down silos in the social sector, collaborating on event production, and better connecting the Twin Cities community in a more intentional and strategic capacity. This is a great opportunity for someone who has background and experience in project management and facilitation, is passionate and knowledgeable about the themes of social innovation and social entrepreneurship, and is excited about supporting leading innovation organizations.Read more

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Events Manager will play an integral role in the overall success of Impact Hub MSP (IHMSP) and Social Enterprise Alliance TC (SEATC). This unique position will be housed at IHMSP and as a staff of IHMSP, direct reporting to IHMSP Manager with broad oversight from SEATC board. S/he will represent IHMSP values and goals while collaborating with SEATC to produce events and programming dedicated to strengthening the Twin Cities Social Enterprise Ecosystem. S/he occupies one of the key external facing roles on our team and is responsible for recruitment, sales, production, and business management of all events at IHMSP space.The Events Manager plays a critical role in building the Impact Hub MSP and SEA TC brands and driving revenue and will work hand-in-hand with the Managing Director and SEATC board to achieve event and business objectives.

Generate leads and cultivate new members via recurring and short-term events.

  • Represent both Impact Hub MSP and SEA TC values and goals in development and management of events and programming.
  • Establish and maintain all event-related systems and processes, including master calendar, client agreements and billing.
  • Overall management of all events including space setup and cleanup, management of external vendors such as caterers, bartenders, facilities support (janitorial services, security guards, etc), A/V
  • Interface with facilities manager/landlord and security staff to ensure events have sufficient janitorial & security support; procure event permits, when necessary, and maintain excellent records and practices in accordance with Minneapolis, MN laws.
  • Manage recruitment, training and scheduling of event support work-trade / volunteer staff and contractors.
  • Manage eventbrite reporting and processes for collaboration events including follow up surveys and analysis
  • Creating and managing an events budget for executing events.
  • Manage Event webpage in coordination with Communications Manager; gather event photos and client testimonials for future use.
  • Work with designated members of the marketing teams at both Impact Hub MSP and SEA TC to keep external calendars accurate and to create effective and accurate event copy (description and details); share best practices with counterparts across the company and at other Impact Hubs across the U.S.

CANDIDATE PROFILE – Are we a match?

  • You have relevant work or facilitation experience in diverse community convening, project management, and event production.
  • You are comfortable with discovering business opportunities and the iteration process in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • You dream about social enterprise and the impact organizations can have in their communities.
  • You have a natural interest in how communities convene and create impact.
  • You are comfortable communicating with multiple stakeholders and able to work collaboratively within multidisciplinary and distributed teams.
  • You are open-minded, self-reliant, and excited about being part of and co-creating a diverse, fast-paced, startup environment.
  • You understand – both practically and theoretically – the fields of social innovation and public – private partnerships, and are aware of the relevant actors and institutions in Minnesota.
  • You are committed to and interested in social and racial justice in the Twin Cities and beyond.
  • You have excellent verbal and written language skills and are able to use multiple platforms for communications.
  • You are highly organized and excited to use your skills to facilitate the development of the communities of practice.

JOB SPECIFICATION

  • Role: Part-time, 6 month minimum contract with an opportunity for ongoing engagement with an average of 8 hours per week.
  • Position: Event Coordinator at Impact Hub MSP and Social Enterprise Alliance Twin Cities.
  • Renumeration: $25 per hour.
  • Employment Contract: 6 months; extension, revisions and upgrade may be offered.
  • Official 1099 contractor of Impact Hub MSP, direct reporting to IHMSP Manager / CEO (TBD) with broad oversight and support from SEATC board

APPLICATION
Please submit your application to THIS FORM by Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 (midnight CST), including the following documents:

  • CV or Resume.
  • Cover letter outlining why you’re a match (see list above) to build the social enterprise ecosystem with Impact Hub MSP and SEATC.
  • Short outline (max 2 letter size pages/slides) of how you would design and implement an event for our communities that includes caterers, external venue, facilitators, videographer, and 3 speakers.

Impact Hub is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status. .

 


 

Help Students Succeed!  Help students succeed! Career changers and retirees are needed this school year to serve as paid literacy or math tutors in local schools every day (full-time and part-time positions available). Plus, earn money for school for yourself, your child or grandchild. Read more

Did you know that students who don’t read proficiently by the end of 3rd grade are four times more likely to drop out of school? And only 11% of children who fail math in 6th grade, go on to graduate high school? Our goal is to help all Minnesota children be successful in reading by the end of 3rd grade and in algebra by the end of 8th grade. Passing these important academic milestones is critical for a better start to their futures. If you are passionate about education and children, join us and make a difference in the lives of preschool, elementary and middle school students every day. Become a Minnesota Reading Corps or a Minnesota Math Corps tutor and help struggling students get on track for academic success. We’ll provide training to get you started and ongoing coaching so you’ll be supported throughout your term of service.

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