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Communications, Recruiting, and Sales Manager

The Communications, Recruiting, and Sales Manager will play a pivotal role within our full-time team, responsible for crafting and executing marketing, recruiting, and sales strategies across multiple departments. Collaborating closely with the Director of Operations and Executive Director, this role involves creating and disseminating key messages to targeted markets, encompassing existing and potential camper families, retreat groups, schools, potential employees, and donors. The successful candidate will possess proficiency in cloud-based systems, effective communication skills, strong organizational abilities, keen attention to detail, and a minimum of two years of relevant experience.

This position offers individuals with excellent communication skills the opportunity to convey the transformative power of experiential learning within a mission-driven nonprofit organization that upholds the highest standards in all facets of experiential operations.

Essential Job Functions:

Sales Cycle Management: Manage the entire sales cycle, from inquiry and initial contact to drafting proposals, booking, contracting, site scheduling, and handoff to the relevant departments.

Annual Marketing Plan: Develop and execute an annual marketing plan to boost interest and sales in camp registration, year-round programs, and staff recruitment.

Marketing Trends Analysis: Assess current marketing trends and promotional methods to gauge their effectiveness in achieving registration targets and revenue objectives.

Marketing and Sales Execution: Manage the marketing and sales process, as well as contracted vendors, to oversee the production and distribution of key messages through direct mail, websites, emails, social media, digital advertising, and event marketing.

Project Management: Coordinate timelines, communicate deadlines, and manage the approval process for various ongoing projects.

Collaboration and Meetings: Attend regular meetings with Directors and managers to review pipeline progress, address challenges, and propose solutions to ensure the successful achievement of communication, recruiting, and sales goals.

Performance Metrics: Analyze registration and recruitment numbers in comparison to the marketing budget to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing strategies.

Strategy Development: Devise new strategies for current and upcoming initiatives in alignment with established company standards.

Content Distribution: Collaborate with other Nuhop departments for message planning and content distribution through various social media channels, web pages, Google AdWords, direct mail pieces, paid advertisements, and in-person events.

Brand Management: Create and maintain a compelling brand and image that attracts and retains customers.

Impact Storytelling: Utilize written and visual content to convey specific impact stories across various departments.

Face-to-Face Marketing: Coordinate logistics and personnel involved in face-to-face marketing efforts, effectively communicating the organization's mission and values to existing and potential customers.

Outreach Efforts: Oversee outbound phone calls and grassroots marketing efforts within key markets.

Employee Recruitment: Conduct initial employee interviews and facilitate the handoff of candidates to the appropriate Directors and Managers.

Additional Duties: Perform any other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:  To excel in this role, the ideal candidate should meet the following qualifications:

  • A strong track record of being a key player in a  high-performance team by delivering results, coupled with a commitment to a nonprofit salary scale.
  • Proven success in implementing both short-term and long-term plans.
  • Experience working effectively with staff at all levels, demonstrating the ability to build trust and relationships.
  • Proficiency in budget planning and management.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Profound understanding of current social media trends, content marketing, and communication channels.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to streamline processes and provide excellent service without compromising department or organizational integrity.
  • Exceptional project management and communication skills, enabling effective collaboration across all organizational functions and levels.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, coupled with innovation, creativity, and resourcefulness.
  • A strategic thinker who excels in a fast-paced environment and makes well-informed decisions on the fly, with a knack for creative problem-solving.
  • Highly accountable and results-driven, with the ability to set and utilize goals to guide actions and objectively measure performance.
  • A deep passion for Nuhop's mission and the ability to integrate seamlessly into its organizational culture.

The Communications, Recruiting, and Sales Manager role is central to conveying Nuhop's mission, attracting stakeholders, and ensuring the organization's continued success in delivering transformative experiential learning experiences. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Terri RuLon, HR Director, at terri@nuhop.org

  • Salary Range: $36,000 to $38,000 with benefits
  • The application deadline is December 15, 2023. 
  • Employment is to begin in January 2024.

Cleaning Staff

We are seeking a Cleaner to join our team! You will be responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition
  • Perform heavy cleaning duties such as cleaning floors and shampooing rugs
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks
  • Organize custodial closets and spaces
  • Maintain working condition of cleaning equipment

​Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in cleaning, maintenance, or other related fields
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills

Kitchen Staff

We are seeking Kitchen Staff to join our dedicated kitchen crew! You will assist in the preparation, cooking, and presentation of meals in our professional kitchen.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all served food
  • Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours
  • Memorize, record, and comprehend menu items, abbreviations, plate appearance, and portions
  • Follow standard recipes and special diet orders
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes
  • Clean and maintain kitchen equipment, utensils, and appliances

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in cooking, culinary arts, or other related fields
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Have or are willing to obtain ServSafe Certification (we will sponsor this)

Summer Job Opportunities

Counselor

Counselors are responsible for organizing, planning, and facilitating individual sessions, as well as handling day-to-day interactions with our campers. Counselors should have a positive attitude, as well as an understanding of children with special needs and the outdoors. Counselors should have completed at least one year of college.

Lifeguard

The Lifeguard is responsible for facilitating deep water tests, keeping campers and staff safe while on the beach, organizing free swims, and other duties determined by the director, including joining a group as an extra hand and cabin duties.

Outdoor Education (Seasonal) Job Opportunities

Outdoor Education Field Instructors

Seasonal positions are available during late February-May and Mid August-November.

Seasonal contract pay starts at a minimum of $500/Week with the following benefits: On-site housing, food when working with clients, and access to our facilities, including laundry, internet, the Mohican state park trails, two lakes, two rock walls, and two high ropes courses. Part-time instructor pay starts at $12/hour and increases with experience and qualifications.

 

Salaries increase with additional qualifications, including WFA/WFR, ACCT Level 1 or 2, teaching license, master's degree, or ACA canoe instructor certification.

 

Instructors will teach and lead outdoor education sessions through:

  • Approaching learning and engagement through a multidisciplinary teaching approach
  • Guiding hikes in the state forest
  • Engaging students in environmental and STEAM-centered curriculum 
  • Facilitating challenge courses, canoeing, rock climbing, and other adventure programming
  • Promoting social and emotional learning with our team-building initiatives
  • Making the program accessible for all students, regardless of ability level and background

 

Candidates will be:

  • Driven and motivated to serve
  • Flexible and able to thrive in a team setting
  • Kind, honest, and positive role models for the students and districts Nuhop serves
  • Equipped to instruct with compassion 
  • Ready to challenge themselves to learn and grow
  • Inspired by Nuhop’s mission and focus, leading to professional outcomes
  • Comfortable working outdoors in all types of weather
  • Willing to take the initiative to assist with cleaning and other duties

 

The position will require evening duties throughout the season and occasional weekend responsibilities.  You should expect to help the students settle in at night 2-3 times per week, but you will not be asked to stay the night in the cabins as a part of this position. 

Candidates need to be comfortable working outdoors, excited about teaching, and able to pass a background check. This is the perfect job for recent college graduates, prospective teachers, students invested in a gap year process, professionals in environmental studies, and retired educators.

The initial training will last two weeks, and continued training will be offered as the season progresses.

Feel free to contact us with any questions (419) 938-7151 or lynn@nuhop.org.

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