Communications Director 

Building Bright Futures (BBF) is seeking a dynamic and talented Communications Director. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant nonprofit organization that serves as a statewide public-private partnership with the mission of improving the well-being of young children and families by improving the system that serves them.

The Communications Director is responsible for ensuring that all external and internal communications are developed and executed in a manner that is timely and consistent with Building Bright Futures (BBF) communications goals, mission, messaging and brand standards.

The Communications Director will develop and implement BBF’s communications plan in collaboration with the Executive Director, Leadership Team, Regional Coordinators and in partnership with key stakeholders and lead several key special projects, publications and public events. BBF communications include paid, earned, social and owned media and advertising. The Communications Director reports directly to the Executive Director.

Successful applicants will share our organizational values of teamwork and collaboration and a dedication to our mission to improve the well-being of children and families in Vermont.

The Communications Director position is 40 hours a week with a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and generous vacation package.

To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and three references by May 29th at 5:00 pm to kmobbs@buildingbrightfutures.org

Position is open until filled. For more information please view the full job description here: Job Description


Data Coordinator, Vermont Insights

Job Brief

The Data Coordinator serves as data and information gatherer for Vermont Insights. The successful candidate will help our team identify existing early childhood data resources in Vermont, manage data and information, and assist with research projects and annual reports.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collect information about existing data systems and datasets related to Vermont’s children and their families.
  • Help create a data inventory system for tracking data and information about Vermont’s children and their families.
  • Support data collection efforts, acquire secondary data sources, and assist with efforts to link Vermont Insights to early childhood data within Vermont’s State Longitudinal Data System.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree preferred. Those with a minimum of two (2) years of work or education experience in a research- or data-focused field will be considered.
  • Proficient in Excel and a thorough understanding of best practices for data collection and management.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving ability.

The Data Coordinator position is a temporary, part-time (15-20 hours per week), grant-funded position with a competitive salary and flexible work schedule. Funding for this position is guaranteed through December 2018, continuation beyond that date is contingent upon funding.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae (CV) by May 15th at 5:00pm to the Building Bright Futures Office Manager, Katie Mobbs: kmobbs@buildingbrightfutures.org. For more information please visit: http://buildingbrightfutures.org/job-opportunitites/


 Regional Coordinator for Chittenden County

Are you interested in making Vermont a better place for all children and families? Do you believe that the best way to tackle complex social issues is to bring together a diverse group of partners to work toward a common goal? Are you interested in building more diverse and equitable systems? Building Bright Futures (BBF) is seeking a collaborative leader to be the Regional Coordinator supporting the Chittenden BBF regional early childhood council. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, public-private partnership with statewide impact on Vermont’s early childhood system, and at the same time deeply engage with the local community in its collective efforts improve outcomes for young children and families.

BBF regional councils bring together a diverse group of community members who are committed to children and families to identify gaps, share best practices, strategize, and support response to community issues through their regional action plans. The Regional Coordinator is responsible for supporting regional council operations, coordinating implementation of the action plan, and serving as a liaison between the region and BBF’s statewide network.

The ideal candidate is a collaborative leader with excellent facilitation skills and experience, a proven ability to foster coordination and cooperation among diverse partners, and experience managing multiple priorities in an organized and results-oriented way, who is committed to children, families, and building social and racial equity in organizations and systems. The Regional Coordinator position is part-time, 32 hour a week position with a competitive salary, benefits and flexible work schedule.

Please email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references by May 9th at 5:00pm to: kmobbs@buildingbrightfutures.org. Position is open until filled. For a full job description, please Click Here

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