Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator
This position is primarily responsible for identifying, building relationships and securing neighborhood and resource partnerships in the five (5) Great Places neighborhoods; Englewood Village, King Commons, Maple Crossing, River West and Twin Aire for SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center.
Working in concert with the SOURCE River West Executive Director, the incumbent will identify neighborhood conveners and supporting resource providers in each of the five GP neighborhoods, identify community entrepreneurship program needs and gaps, analyze and develop viable programming solutions, and secure written agreements outlining joint service scope and tracking mechanisms. In general, incumbent will work with the Great Places neighborhoods to determine how SOURCE can best assist and compliment their local entrepreneurship programming needs.
Important to this initiative will be willingness and capability to advise and assist SOURCE to develop solutions for programming gaps, identify and reach out to other resource providers, and develop best practices to track an entrepreneur’s journey through the entrepreneurial program eco-system. In addition, incumbent will work with the SOURCE Executive Director and Operations Manager as assigned to ensure service expansion in critical areas of need, create strategies to market and promote SOURCE and SOURCE partner programs to the general public, resulting in robust local support.
Incumbent will help develop and support internal systems to ensure efficient and effective delivery of these services and promotions throughout the neighborhoods, and well as collecting client and partner success stories to demonstrate the value of SOURCE and SOURCE partner services. Data will also be collected on client traffic and capturing client success stories throughout all neighborhoods to ensure SOURCE can demonstrate and communicate its’ value in SOURCE publications and supported external communications as part of our value statement.
Additional responsibilities include: contributing ideas to create effective SOURCE marketing and promotions, establish and maintain relationships with all community partners, attending and representing SOURCE at functions, and other tasks/events as assigned within our small team.
The successful candidate will gain a diverse array of experiences in neighborhood relationship building, entrepreneurial business support, identifying and meeting local needs, developing and executing communications strategies while making valuable contacts throughout the Indianapolis local neighborhoods and entrepreneurial support community.
The successful candidate will display the following characteristics:
• Relationship building, patience yet with perseverance
• Problem solving, good listener, adept at assessing needs
• Excellent written and spoken communications skills
• Excellent time-management and organizational skills
• Business acumen, familiar with business development process
• Computer skills including the full suite of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point),
• Background in business and organizational leadership, executive management
• Ability to work independently, and with varied cultures and groups
• High tolerance for ambiguity, willing to learn and adapt to local circumstances
•Four-year degree in business or public and environmental affairs.
•Minimum 5 years of experience in business and/or community development.
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
16-20 hours/week for six to nine months. There will be some required evenings and weekends.
Compensation commensurate with experience.
Based at the SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center, 2230 W. Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 09/06/2019
Close Date 10/04/2019
Posting Disclaimer This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but it will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the posting Open Date.
Special Instructions Summary
E-mail your resume’ and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line: “Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator”.