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Located in Memphis, Tennessee, Kappa Delta’s National Headquarters is operated by an executive director and a professional staff numbering over 40. We work together with volunteers to carry out the mission of the organization. Join our team as we build confidence and inspire action in women of all ages.

Kappa Delta Sorority believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Title: Donor Relations Coordinator
Date: August 2019
Supervisor: Director of Development                      
Status
: Full-Time Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The donor relations coordinator oversees gift entry and acknowledgement and prepares weekly fundraising reports. Position is responsible for preparing and presenting donor and fundraising reports. Position manages database data entry. Position provides assistance to program, grant and award application, review and announcement process. Position assists with donor recognition. Position also provides event support for National Convention and office administrative support as needed.

Essential duties or functions:

Stewardship and Fundraising

Gift Entry and Acknowledgement 

  • Accept and organize donations (mailed and online)
  • Send gift acknowledgement, including honor/memory notifications
  • Support the finance department to ensure check entry efficiency
  • Research/verify matching gifts
  • Serve as contact for donors wanting to make an online gift or donors asking questions about their giving
  • Write thank you letters for each appeal
  • Reconcile collegiate chapter giving
  • Create profiles for non-members
  • Work with finance department to reconcile monthly balance

Fundraising and Cultivation

  • Manage online donation pages
  • Send e-appeals
  • Manage Christmas Seal design contest
  • Giving Societies
    • Pull regular donor reports
    • Order gifts and packaging
    • Manage acknowledgement and recognition for donors reaching new giving society levels
  • Cavin Society (planned giving society)
    • Manage acknowledgement and recognition for new Cavin Society members
    • Maintain donor records in iMIS
    • Order gifts and packaging
  • Manage Christmas card distribution
  • Facilitate state registration renewals
  • Assist development manager with planned giving newsletter follow up
  • Update map for commemorative brick program and oversee installation of new bricks
  • Serve as contact for alumnae seeking giving history detail
  • Pull weekly donor reports and provide notes to the executive director and director of development

Golden Circle

  • Order Golden Circle necklaces and packaging
  • Oversee distribution of Golden Circle necklaces to chapters

Programs and Events Support

  • Assist White Rose Garden preparation and fundraising at National Convention
  • Coordinate, package and send traveling White Rose Garden materials
  • Send event invitations and gifts
  • Serve as contact for general award and program questions
  • Prepare and send award notifications to grant and award recipients
  • Order jewelry for Corre Anding Stegall Leadership Award recipients
  • Send committee appreciation gifts
  • Plan welcome breakfast for Orthopaedic Research interns
  • Reserve housing for Orthopaedic Research interns
  • Document recipient thank you notes
  • Manage foundation gift to newly installed chapters
  • Order gavel
  • Draft letter to accompany gavel
  • Draft speech for national representative to deliver at installation ceremony

Operations

  • Database
    • Learn how to build and pull reports from the database
    • Upload all fundraising appeals and mailings sent to alumnae are recorded
    • Record all program and grant recipients
    • Record data and notes on individual members
  • Manage office supply orders
  • Manage general foundation email and FedEx accounts
  • Oversee state registration renewals
  • Track, inventory, and order office supplies

Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the direction of the executive director.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team-oriented professional work style
  • Loyalty to and respect for the foundation’s leadership
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to assess office needs
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Attentional to detail and deadlines with the ability to manage competing demands for time
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to travel occasionally for national conferences
  • Membership in Kappa Delta Sorority is a plus

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, why you are interested in the position and your available start date.
  • Resume
  • Completed application for employment

Please email documents to jobs@kappadelta.org and put “Your Name- Donor Relations Coordinator” in the email subject line.

Title: Multimedia Manager
Date: January 2019
Supervisor: Director of Communications                       
Status
: Full-Time Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The multimedia manager works closely with the director of communications and other staff to create educational, promotional and historical content for Kappa Delta Sorority and Foundation using a combination of multimedia and digital forms The position is based at the headquarters office in Memphis, Tennessee, and some travel is required.

Essential duties or functions:

VIDEOGRAPHY

  • Work with director of communications to build and maintain an editorial calendar of long-range and short-range multimedia projects 
  • Execute digital video productions on a wide variety of topics consistent with organizational objectives including: educational, promotional, events, member stories, fundraising, special announcements, etc. 
  • Develop video concepts, capture footage and edit for finished product
  • Plan and conduct video shoots with alumnae and collegiate chapters across the country
  • Maintain video equipment
  • Maintain online video platforms including YouTube and Vimeo accounts
  • Optimize video and multimedia content for SEO; measure performance of all video and multimedia content
  • Transcribe and maintain transcription database of all video interviews  

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Take headshots of staff and national volunteers for use on the website and other communications 
  • Plan and execute photo shoots at collegiate and alumnae chapters for special campaigns, the magazine, website, newsletters and other national communications
  • Edit and size photos; apply metadata in Adobe Lightroom for all photos; optimize and export for both print and web use 

 MISCELLANEOUS 

  • Assist with the development of marketing campaigns that include multimedia assets
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for multimedia productions
  • Live direct audio visuals at national events for all general sessions
  • Manage the Adobe Creative Cloud software system and annual renewal 
  • Determine best practice for collecting and storing national multimedia and submissions from collegiate and alumnae chapters; develop and implement process 
  • Work with the IT manager to store and archive internal multimedia (photography and video footage)
  • Oversee the maintenance, operation, repair and purchase of production equipment 
  • Additional special projects as assigned

Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the direction of the supervisor or executive director. 

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in multimedia or related field
  • Expertise in key digital media disciplines/tools with an understanding of integrated media campaigns
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team-oriented professional work style
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to assess office needs
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines with the ability to manage competing demands for time
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to travel for video/photo shoots and national conferences
  • Understanding of fraternity/sorority organizations a plus
  • Membership in Kappa Delta Sorority not necessary

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, why you are interested in the position and your available start date.
  • Resume
  • Three video samples
  • Completed application for employment

Please email documents to jobs@kappadelta.org and put “Your Name – Multimedia Manager” in the email subject line.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Title: Graphic Designer
Date: January 2019
Supervisor: Director of Communications                       
Status
: Full-Time Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The graphic designer works closely with the director of communications and other staff to oversee all design projects — from conception to delivery — for Kappa Delta Sorority and Foundation. She/he manages all design assignments, ensuring all work is produced on time, to budget and to a high standard. She/he collaborates with the rest of the communications department to brainstorm creative communications and develop marketing campaigns. The position is based at the headquarters office in Memphis, Tennessee.

Essential duties or functions:

BRANDING

  • Maintain brand guidelines for the national organization and ensure brand consistency across all print and online materials 
  • Design and order all stationery for headquarters staff and national officers, including letterhead, envelopes, notecards and business cards 
  • Re-design secondary logos, as needed (chapter logos, International Women’s Friendship Month, Confidence Coalition, etc.) 

MAGAZINE

  • Design the quarterly magazine 
  • Work closely with the Angelos editor to make revisions, as needed 
  • Prepare art files for print 
  • Compile and design e-mail newsletter to launch digital edition of magazine 
  • Work with the communications manager to develop marketing plan for digital edition of the magazine; design accompanying graphics for social media 

SOCIAL MEDIA 

  • Design graphics for all social media campaigns, across various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) 

CONFERENCES/EVENTS 

  • Develop brand identity for all national events 
  • Design all print and online marketing collateral for national events, including signage, programs, handout templates, favors, video graphics, social media, booth materials, PowerPoints, etc. 
  • Assist with A/V on site for national events 

EXTENSION 

  • Assist the director of communications and the director of sorority growth and enhancement with the design of extension applications, presentation handouts and PowerPoints 
  • Design and order printed extension marketing collateral, as needed 
  • Work with senior leadership development consultants to develop budget for PR materials for new chapters; design and order all PR materials. 

FOUNDATION 

  • Work with the foundation team on design projects as needed, including the annual report, impact report, social media campaigns, event signage, etc. 

MISCELLANEOUS 

  • Provide graphics for electronic newsletters, as needed 
  • Assist multimedia manager with graphics for videos 
  • Assist multimedia manager on photo and video shoots as needed 
  • Proactively recommend creative communications for marketing initiatives 
  • Design and update new member manual (Norman Shield) annually 
  • Complete special projects as assigned 

Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the direction of the supervisor or executive director. 

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe Illustration, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Expertise in key digital media disciplines/tools with an understanding of integrated media campaigns
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team-oriented professional work style
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to assess office needs
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines with the ability to manage competing demands for time
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to travel for national conferences
  • Understanding of fraternity/sorority organizations a plus
  • Membership in Kappa Delta Sorority not necessary

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, why you are interested in the position and your available start date.
  • Resume
  • 3-5 design samples
  • Completed application for employment

Please email documents to jobs@kappadelta.org and put “Your Name – Graphic Designer” in the email subject line.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Title: Director of Chapter Services
Date: October 2018
Supervisor: Executive Director                      
Status
: Full-Time Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The director of chapter services leads the chapter services department, which includes collegiate chapter management and development of education, training and philanthropic programming for collegiate members. Responsibilities include training and supervision of the chapter services team and the member development and education manager. The DCS collaborates with the collegiate National Leadership Team (NLT), local chapter advisors and campus-based professionals. The position partners with the general counsel on policy development and implementation of risk prevention and education. The DCS develops and provides staff, collegiate and volunteer training. The position is based fulltime at the headquarters office in Memphis, Tennessee, and reports to the executive director. Remote employment will not be considered.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate effectively with management team across departments especially the general counsel and directors of communications and housing
  • Provide end-to-end project management support for strategic plan initiatives
  • Hire and train chapter services team
  • Manage department workload, reporting and special projects to ensure completion against timelines
  • Successful track record of problem solving with diplomacy
  • Serve as staff liaison to the national vice president-collegians and national vice president-membership
  • Must have a thorough understanding of all Kappa Delta policies and procedures and interpret appropriately
  • Adhere to chapter management procedures and recommend opportunities to streamline for efficiency and maximum effectiveness
  • Collaborate with general counsel on risk management prevention education for collegians and volunteers
  • Ability to manage multiple crises and serve a lead role on crisis management team
  • Knowledgeable of trends in higher education and sorority life to provide thoughtful recommendations to the leadership
  • Possess an introspective and forward-thinking, progressive approach to the member experience
  • Lead routine updates of department resources including: manuals, policies, procedures, training, Norman Shield and other materials
  • Serve as key contributor to technology platforms related to chapter management and education
  • Develop and manage department budget
  • Ensure organizational compliance with national policies and bylaws
  • Respond to inquiries from campus personnel and parents
  • Provide support as needed for chapter advisory board (CAB) resources
  • Oversee implementation of the Nautilus Development Program, annual chapter evaluation
  • Manage the development and distribution of new-member education and member education programs implemented at every collegiate chapter
  • Research education methods to ensure the educational and leadership programming is up-to-date and relevant to collegiate members
  • Oversee staff liaison with the national offices of Girl Scouts of the USA and Prevent Child Abuse America
  • Recommend strategies and oversee ongoing development of Confidence Coalition platform

National Conference Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and staffing events and training as directed
  • Develop curriculum and deliver presentations

Required Travel:

  • Sorority conferences, convention, trainings and interfraternal conferences as budgeted
  • Campus visits as requested by administration or as chapter needs arise

Job responsibilities and tasks are subject to change based on the needs of the organization and at the direction of the executive director. 

Requirements

  • Undergraduate and graduate degrees in the field of education and/or experience working with collegiate students is preferred
  • 8-12 years of related career experience
  • Management experience with proven success in building and motivating a dynamic team
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills including presentation skills
  • Superior project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Expertise in curriculum development and measurement analysis
  • Exceptional work ethic and professional demeanor with a positive, flexible attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and adept at learning new software
  • Flexible to travel and manage crises after hours as needs arise
  • Experience working with or in volunteer-driven organizations preferred
  • Kappa Delta membership and volunteer experience is beneficial

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, why you are interested in the position and your available start date.
  • Resume
  • Completed application for employment

Please email documents to jobs@kappadelta.org and put “Your Name – Director of Chapter Services” in the email subject line.

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