Work for CanopyBloomington 
Administrative Director 

Summary

Founded in 2021, CanopyBloomington is a social impact organization dedicated to sustainably managing and growing the urban forest in Bloomington, IN for trees’ many environmental, health, economic, and social benefits, focusing on tree equity and community engagement. The Administrative Director will be responsible for building on administrative progress made in our first year and growing the organization by initiating programming and continuing to refine administrative operations to ensure a viable, thriving organization that serves its mission. The Administrative Director will co-lead the organization with the Forestry Director and work closely with the Board of Directors on fundraising, developing revenue streams, marketing, educational initiatives, maintaining the fiscal integrity of the organization, serving as one of the spokespersons for the organization, building and maintaining relationships with community organizations, and strategic planning for the future.

This is a 20 hour/week position to start, with the potential to grow into full-time as the organization grows.

 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial

  • Maintain daily/weekly accounting of income and expenses in Quickbooks.

  • Pay invoices.

  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll.

  • Prepare and submit to the Board a proposed annual budget and monthly financial report.

  • Signing all documents and instruments on behalf of the organization.

 

Fundraising

  • Pursue fundraising opportunities with individual donors, businesses, and other funding sources.

  • Help the Forestry Director with grant applications.

  • Maintain records of donor information and giving history in Keela.

  • Manage donor acknowledgments (thank-you notes, phone calls, and IRS receipt letters).

Communications

  • Edit website for proofreading, content, and user experience.

  • Compose and send monthly e-newsletters to supporters.

  • Manage Canopy’s social media accounts.

  • Reply to hello@canopybloomington.org emails.


Other Duties

  • With Forestry Director, supervise volunteers and any hired staff.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Entrepreneurial experience preferred, but not required.

  • Management experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with nonprofit organizations or willingness to learn.

  • Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors.

  • Ability to convey the organization’s mission and strategy to staff, volunteers, donors, and the overall community.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate, and collaborate with colleagues.

  • Fundraising and donor relations experience preferred.

  • Grant writing and management skills.

  • Solid organizational ability.

  • Strong financial management skills.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong public speaking ability.

  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy and enthusiasm.


COMPENSATION

  • $20/hour to start

  • Salary increases, Paid Time Off & additional benefits will be available as hours increase and organization grows.

 

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume to Julie Roberts at graphiteandglitter@gmail.com by October 28, 2022.