Employment Opportunities

Are you good with your promises? Do you want to better humanity? Apply to join our team!

We are a small nonprofit with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you aren’t afraid to get in and figure it out, maybe this is the place for you.

The application process is to email HR@becauseisaidiwould.org with your resume and cover letter. Please describe why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills relate to the job you are applying for. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

IMPORTANT: If there is not a position open that fits your specific skill set, but you are still interested in working with us, we still want to hear from you! Please email your resume and include a cover letter about why you want to join the team. Use the email subject UNIQUE TALENT.

Open Positions:
Job Title: Director of Marketing and Development
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: $55,000 - 65,000
Travel Required: 5-25%, domestic & international
Work hours: Monday through Friday, with evenings and weekends as needed
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Director of Marketing and Development

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Founder & CEO, the Director of Marketing and Development will plan and implement a development and fundraising program to provide for the short- and long-term needs of the organization. The successful candidate will possess depth in B2B experience and e-commerce as well as the ability to help forge new relationships to build because I said I would’s visibility, impact, and financial resources.

Responsibilities include:
• Oversee all donor engagement; increase individual giving through donor solicitation and stewardship, and independent coordination of Social media campaigns and e-appeals
• Develop content for Social Media campaigns including storyboarding, video script writing, and consulting on production
• Create persuasive email content for fundraising marketing campaigns
• Leverage Salesforce and Pardot to manage email marketing flows for fundraising campaigns
• Develop mass marketing campaigns such as sweepstakes, that begin with a $50 ask and create a $10-200K return.
• Create fundraising programs that can be executed by because I said I would supporters (i.e. fundraising kits) in geographically distributed areas.
• Meet regularly with the Executive Leadership Team and ensure that fund raising development is carried out in ways which align with the organization’s values, mission, vision, and strategic plan
• Develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants and other fundraising activity that raises $400,000 annually.
• Utilize Salesforce and Pardot database to create records, record cash/in-kind contributions, send acknowledgments, and track actions and contacts, keep financials up to date and categorized appropriately
• Recruit candidates for board of directors’ positions and manage board related processes and programs
• Advise and assist on foundation and corporate grants
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
• +7 years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources)
• Strong skills in Salesforce and Pardot
• Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
• Previous history of raising $400,000 or more annually as an individual goal supported by collective efforts.
• Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time
• Experience in e-commerce, B2B
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships, possesses an entrepreneurial spirit
• Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
• High energy and passion for because I said I would’s mission is essential

Preferred Skills

• CFRE Certification
• Development experience in a young non-profit.

Physical Requirements

• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Internships:
Job Title: External Relations Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 20 hours per week, 2-3 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: External Relations Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

This is a great opportunity to assist in the digital and fundraising needs of because I said I would.

  • Assist in moves management tracking and databasing.
  • Build fundraising tracking dashboard in Salesforce.
  • Manage written acknowledgment letter process.
  • Review all fundraising appeals.
  • Work in a fast paced environment with a positive attitude.
  • Be open to feedback and other suggestions.
Qualifications and Education Requirements

The External Relations Intern position is perfect for Marketing, English, or Communication majors who want to gain more experience, especially at a non-profit organization.

  • Working knowledge of Gmail, Hangouts, Google Docs, and Microsoft Office.
  • Sensitivity and compassion.
  • Grammar and punctuation.
  • HTML email coding is a plus.
  • Dreamweaver, Indesign, and Photoshop is a plus.
  • Experience with databases and Salesforce is a plus.
Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Graphic Design Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Graphic Design Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Director of Content Development, this is a great opportunity to assist in the graphic needs of because I said I would.

• Create visual aspects of marketing materials, websites and other media, including infographics.
• Curate visual libraries of photos, logos, style guides and graphics.
• Work in a fast paced environment with a positive attitude.
• Open to feedback, design changes and other suggestions.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
• Working knowledge of Gmail, Hangouts, Google Docs, and Microsoft Office.
• Design Student with two free days to come into the office. Great opportunity to gain professional experience.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

 

Job Title: Character Education Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Character Education Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

As a Character Education intern you will work closely with the VP of Character Education to help develop character education materials, develop engaging activities, identify curriculum resources, online resource library, suggesting ideas for new programing and activities, researching and suggesting appropriate material, creating education documents, and other duties as needed. The Character Education Intern should be available 5-10 hours per week (pending project based needs) until the January 1, 2019 with opportunity to extend beyond if it is mutually agreed upon by the intern and because I said I would staff.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with the VP of Character Education on special projects
• Research educational topics
• Assist in creating programs and evaluations
• Create educational materials and resources

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Detail oriented
• Use of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Enrolled in a college degree program
• Strong communication (oral, writing and presentation) skills
• Professional presence and demeanor
• Ability to make and keep a promise

Preferred Skills

• Education or related major
• Experience with surveys and evaluation
• Character Education experience
• Nonprofit experience
• Research or curriculum development experience

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Chapter Program Fundraising Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Chapter Program Fundraising Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Chapter Relationship Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist in the administrative needs of because I said I would's Chapter Program.

• Data entry (sign-in sheets, surveys, etc.)
• Assist with group fundraising projects (calls and scheduling meetings)
• Work alongside the development and fundraising teams to plan fundraising projects and research grant opportunities
• Assist with forms processing and administrative support

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Working knowledge of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Good communication skills both verbally and written
• Junior or Senior working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a related field

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Chapter Program Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-2.5 days per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Chapter Program Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Chapter Relationship Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist in the administrative needs of because I said I would's Chapter Program.

• Data entry (sign-in sheets, surveys, etc.)
• Assist with (as needed) day of event planning (potentially weekend help)
• Assist with group volunteer projects (calls and scheduling meetings)
• Assistance with logistics
• Assist with forms processing
• Researching local marketing opportunities for local Chapter

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Working knowledge of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Good communication skills both verbally and written
• Enrolled in college

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Fulfillment Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 10-15 hours per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Fulfillment Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Fulfilment Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist with data entry and processes necessary for the packing and shipping of promise cards, supplies and merchandise to because I said I would events, chapters and supporters. Although not required, this role will also be invited to attend regular weekly staff meetings and other staff-organized activities. Training will be provided. Typical activities will include but are not limited to the following:

• Preparing event supplies for shipment
• Assisting with special projects that may include folding, cutting and printing needs
• Packing, weighing, labeling and shipping merchandise and supplies
• Counting promise cards
• Data entry for leads and lead verification
• Uploading event photos and contact information in the database
• Data entry for chapter, speaking engagement, fundraising, newsletter and character education inquiries from events

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Use of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Candidate must be available for a consistent weekly schedule (can be determined with the Fulfilment Manager).
• Detail oriented with numbers

Preferred Skills

• Experience with shipping procedures and protocol
• Salesforce experience a plus

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: HR Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: HR Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Office Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist in the administrative needs of because I said I would while maintaining confidentiality with all information. The HR Intern will support the human resources by performing the following activities:

• Maintenance of human resource files
• Assist with recruiting activities
• Update and maintain intranet site
• Assist with forms processing
• Assist with other office administrative activities

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Coursework in human resources
• Working knowledge of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Must understand the importance of confidentiality
• Work a consistent schedule during office hours, M-F, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Preferred Skills

• Previous work experience in human resources

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.