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Employment

Last Updated February 6, 2015

If you enjoy working with people who are dedicated to helping seniors and their families, consider a job at Senior Services.

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MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - PART TIME

Salary - Commensurate with expierience

Since 1968 Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia has been helping older adults and their care givers to live in the community with choice and dignity. The Marketing and Communication Specialist assumes the responsibility for executing this nonprofit organization’s strategic and integrative marketing and communications activities.  The qualified individual will be able a creative thinker, have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and be comfortable working in both print and digital communications platforms. This is a 25-hour per week position.    Part-time benefits are available and compensation is commensurate with experience.  This position is eligible for limited telecommuting. 

 

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Strategic and creative marketing and communications project management

  • Publications writer/editor/copywriter with responsibilities for printed and digital newsletters, annual report, marketing collaterals for all program areas and special events

  • Work collaboratively with other staff, as well as contracted art director, Public Relations agency and media buyer

  • Website writing and content management

  • Manage agency’s social media pages

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong writing, editing and project management skills

  • Competent use of AP Style Guide

  • Social Media Communicator (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

  • Experience working with and managing freelance creative support team (I.E. Designers, Public Relations)

  • Knowledge of pre-press design and production processes

  • Website content management software experience

  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, a plus.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicable four-year degree (English, Mass Communications, Journalism or Marketing)

  • 5+ years work experience in marketing and communications in a non-profit, corporate or public relations/ad agency environment

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, acceptable driving record, and maintain relevant certifications.

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EVENT PLANNER - PART TIME

Salary - Commensurate with expierience

Since 1968 Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia has been helping older adults and their care givers to live in the community with choice and dignity. The Event Planner assumes the responsibilities as the lead staff person planning and coordinating the organization’s special events.  The qualified individual is a self starter who is results driven working in a part time capacity of twenty-five (25) hours per week.    Part time benefits are available and compensation is commensurate with experience.  This position is eligible for limited telecommuting. 

 

RESPONSIBILITES

Event Planning

  • Events include but are not limited to the annual “Art of Health Aging Forum and Expo,” Annual Agency meeting and targeted health fairs and fundraising events.

  • Work with Director of Development and Community Relations, other staff and volunteer committee members to plan program and secure speakers and/or entertainment

  • Work with other key staff and volunteer committee to identify and secure venue.

  • Insure that all communications and activities of event – both pre- and post-production are carried through in an efficient, professional and timely manner.

  • Coordinate meetings, communications and other necessary activities with in-house support staff, event committee members and  other volunteers

  • Schedule and see to all preparation needs for event committee planning meetings, including timely meeting notices, reminders and RSVP of participants.

  • Take meeting minutes and prompt reporting to all committee members of action items

  • Facilitate all onsite event needs – including but not limited to contracts with venue, caterers and other outside vendors including I.T., audio-visual, exhibit rentals, signage, banners, etc.

  • Track all progress of action items, trouble-shooting delays or issues as necessary

Sponsor and Exhibitor Needs

  • Collaborate with key staff and board committee members to solicit and acquire exhibitor and event sponsors

  • Maintain prospect lists

  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications team to produce and distribute promotional materials to support this effort

  • Administer timely contracting, acknowledgement and other needs for all confirmed exhibitors and sponsors

Attendee promotion

  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications Specialist and volunteer event committee members to create strategies and collaterals for promoting attendance by target constituencies.

  • Work with other members of the communications and marketing team (in-house staff and freelance support) to make sure they have all necessary information to produce on-time, on-message marketing and other collaterals.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 3-5 years prior event planning experience

  • Strong project management with attention to detail and time-management skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Good interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-starter, ability to take the initiative

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or Event Management

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, acceptable driving record, and maintain relevant certifications.

 

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DRIVER, Transit Department, Pay Band 4

Salary: $10.00 per hour

SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS AVAILABLE in METRO SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS and WESTERN TIDEWATER/FRANKLIN AREA

 

Seniors often need rides to and from medical and therapy appointments, wellness centers, senior centers and adult day care centers.  We are looking for Drivers to work days, evenings and Saturdays.  If you have outstanding customer services skills, can operate a passenger van OR wheelchair van to transport elderly and disabled persons to and from congregate meals, medical appointments, business, and/or shopping or recreational destinations, come work with us a Driver. 

 

Requires High School Diploma/GED plus (1) year experience in the operation of motorized equipment.  Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license and a good driving record with at least a plus 2-point balance. We need Drivers for available routes in the cities of Southampton Roads, Suffolk, Franklin, Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties.

 


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