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Job Opportunity

AmCham Abu Dhabi Communications Coordinator (Intern)

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Reports to: Executive Director; works closely with Communications Coordinator

Summary: The AmCham Abu Dhabi Communications Coordinator (Intern) works as an administrative and marketing professional with duties relating to the communications programs for members of AmCham Abu Dhabi.  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general support to AmCham Abu Dhabi communications staff and including but not limited to:
    • Preparing agendas
    • Tracking project goals and outcomes
    • Taking and distributing minutes of working groups
    • Room/location/technology set up for meetings
  • Develop style guide for AmCham Abu Dhabi to outline the visual brand standards of the organization.
  • Provide support reviewing printed materials for style guide compliance
  • Provide support in the publication of newsletter for AmCham Abu Dhabi
  • Coordinate distribution of marketing, educational materials for the organization including but not limited to:
    • preparing, editing, and proofreading copy
    • designing correspondence to members
    • uploading content to website
    • sending eBlasts (mass emails) to membership about program
  • Assist in preparing, editing, and proofreading copy for publications, newsletters, email blasts, and other correspondence.
  • Upload photos on the AmCham Abu Dhabi website, write captions, and provide other website maintenance.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Flexible team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills.
  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop would be a plus.
  • Ability to work with senior and executive level members/professionals.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Excel) and the internet.
  • Ability to use AmCham Abu Dhabi database system, training provided onsite.
  • Experience writing and proofreading in a business environment preferred.

Salary:

Please note that this is an  UNPAID  internship. 

Hours:

Flexible. Office hours are Sunday – Thursday, 9:00am-6:00pm. Can devote at least 15 hours per week. 

Application Process:

Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and three references. The materials should be sent via email to admin@amchamabudhabi.org . Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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Events Coordinator (Intern) at AmCham Abu Dhabi http://amcham.olasoft.com/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F053D8CF058427B44172386297EBC8F2?careerId=527

Job Opportunity

AmCham Abu Dhabi Events Coordinator (Intern)

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Reports to: Membership & Events Director; works closely with Events Coordinator

Summary: The AmCham Abu Dhabi Events Coordinator (Intern) works as an administrative and programmatic professional with duties relating to events as well as membership and marketing. In addition, this staffer would perform general office duties and assist with marketing and communication activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for AmCham Abu Dhabi events, including helping with logistics, preparation, registration, collection of payments, and onsite set up, execution and breakdown.
  • Help obtain sponsorships, in-kind and cash, working closely with the Events Coordinator.
  • Coordinate marketing materials, banners and other promotional items.
  • Provide support for Membership activities and materials, including advertisements, conferences, meetings, and discount programs.
  • Meet and greet guests and AmCham Abu Dhabi members.
  • Take minutes at meetings and distribute to staff accordingly.
  • Research topics and sponsorship for UAE, GCC and MENA events.
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.  

Qualifications:

  • Flexible team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills.
  • Ability to work with senior and executive level members/professionals.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Excel) and the internet.
  • Experience writing and proofreading in a business environment preferred.

Salary:

Please note that this is an UNPAID  internship. 

Hours:

Flexible. Office hours are Sunday – Thursday, 9:00am-6:00pm. Can devote at least 15 hours per week. 

Application Process:

Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and three references. The materials should be sent via email to admin@amchamabudhabi.org . Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

 

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Membership Coordinator (Intern) at AmCham Abu Dhabi http://amcham.olasoft.com/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F053D8CF058427B44172386297EBC8F2?careerId=528

Job Opportunity

AmCham Abu Dhabi Membership Coordinator (Intern)

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Reports to: Membership & Events Director; works closely with Accounting & Membership Manager

Summary: The AmCham Abu Dhabi Membership Coordinator (Intern) works as an administrative and programmatic professional with duties relating to membership of AmCham Abu Dhabi.

Responsibilities:  

  • Provide support for Membership activities, including renewals, conferences, meetings and discount program.
  • Help prepare membership reports, presentations and membership kits.
  • Update Membership & Events Director on requests from members and follow-up as necessary.
  • Help compile information for and distribute Membership Directory.
  • Provide meeting support for AmCham Abu Dhabi  membership committee and related meetings including but not limited to:
    • Preparing agendas and materials
    • Tracking project goals and outcomes
    • Taking and distributing minutes of working groups
    • Room/location/technology set up for meetings
  • Coordinate marketing, educational materials for member services, including but not limited to:
    • Preparing, editing, and proofreading copy
    • Designing correspondence to members
    • Uploading content to website
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned; as well attend membership related events.

Qualifications:  

  • Flexible team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills.
  • Ability to work with senior and executive level members/professionals.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and the internet.
  • Experience writing and proofreading in a business environment preferred.

Salary:

Please note that this is an  UNPAID  internship. 

Hours:

Flexible. Office hours are Sunday – Thursday, 9:00am-6:00pm. Can devote at least 15 hours per week. 

Application Process:

Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and three references. The materials should be sent via email to admin@amchamabudhabi.org . Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

 

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Director of Institutional Advancement at American Community School of Abu Dhabi http://amcham.olasoft.com/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F053D8CF058427B44172386297EBC8F2?careerId=1099

Job Opportunity

Director of Institutional Advancement

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Reports to: Superintendent


Summary: The Director of Institutional Advancement is directly responsible for all activities related to planning, organizing and directing a comprehensive program for institutional advancement in the areas of fundraising, public relations, public information, marketing and alumni services. The Director of Institutional Advancement is a visionary, strategic thinker and an action-oriented leader with an ability to execute a variety of responsibilities in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

Responsibilities:

1. Leader:

This dynamic fundraiser/administrator will support the strategic initiatives of our top tier international school and lead activities to increase institution assets by:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining a visionary strategic plan for fund development
  • Establishing, monitoring, and achieving goals for each area of the IA strategic plan
  • Identifying unmet institutional needs/opportunities both internally and externally
  • Designing and successfully implementing viable solutions to meet ongoing needs of the department and school
  • Identifying and cultivating new sources of funding including private, public and corporate/foundation sources 

  • Building and managing a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects and coordinating solicitation strategies
  • Participating in development activities including meetings with donors, prospects and constituent groups
  • Ensuring that external audiences are cultivated to enhance the school’s visibility and reputation locally and nationally
  • Assuring that best practices are in place and that relevant and innovative fundraising messages are developed for diverse 
demographic and geographic supporters
  • Acting as primary development liaison to campus community
  • Supervising and assisting in writing and editing all institutional advancement publications and planning manuals
  • Planning, coordinating, and implementing community-related events

2. Program Administrator:

The IA Director will create and implement comprehensive development and alumni relations’ plans that maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the IA program by:

  • Using strategic planning for the continuous improvement of the program
  • Monitoring, analyzing and reporting on overall fundraising results versus goals to internal and external constituencies
  • Coordinating marketing and communication efforts externally and internally including print, publications, social media, website, etc.
  • Establishing processes and procedures that assure appropriate resources are available when needed
  • Creating and maintaining a working environment that is inviting, professional, flexible, and conducive to the program needs
  • Producing reports on how the Department of Institutional Advancement is meeting its goals and objectives
  • Selecting and using effective technological applications for management purposes
  • Assisting in maintaining budgets, reports, and orders for materials needed
  • Directing, supervising, and evaluating the work of support staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree related field of study (Master’s degree preferred)
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Five years experience with all forms of private resource development: annual, capital, planned giving, and events fund raising in an 
educational environment or non-profit (501(c)3) organization
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Outstanding communication, community relations, political acuity and interpersonal skills
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A strong track record of positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes in a competitive environment
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Experience in an international setting with diverse community
  • Experience with alumni relations and volunteer development
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Experience supervising diverse personnel in a range of programs and positions

Personal and Professional Qualities:

  • Ethical, principle-based leader who communicates high standards and expectations 

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to be diplomatic, manage internal politics, and build consensus in a complex 
environment 

  • Ability to reconcile competing interests and build support from competing constituencies 

  • Knowledge of principles of institutional advancement, development and philanthropy 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of techniques of donor cultivation and solicitation 

  • A clear understanding of community leadership dynamics and volunteer development 

  • Expertise with all forms of private resource development including annual, capital, planned giving and events 

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
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Willingness to take risks and solve problems creatively 

  • Excellent process management skills, financial operations experience and computer proficiency with development software 

  • Ability to work as part of a professional team of teachers, administrators and other school stakeholders 

  • Excellent writing/editing skills 

  • Excellent speaking and presentation skills 


Application Process:

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send the following items to the ACS Director of Human Resources, Marise Philip-Jayendran: HR@acs.sch.ae or marisephilip-jayendran@acs.sch.ae by April 9th, 2017:
  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • List of references
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