Arabic-speaking Outreach Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000
Maximum: $55,000
Details: Commensurate with experience

Published

07/09/2018

Start Date

08/08/2018

Application Deadline

07/30/2018

Address

338 Atlantic Avenue
Suite 203
Brooklyn
NY
11201
United States

Description

Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District mission statement: Representing nearly 400 businesses in Brooklyn’s vibrant Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill neighborhoods, the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (AABID) is dedicated to promoting the Avenue’s long-term economic development thereby creating a thriving boulevard that attracts both residents and visitors to its vast array of services, shops and dining, while preserving the Avenue’s rich history and diverse character.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to: (1) serve as the primary outreach contact for stakeholders along the Atlantic Avenue corridor; (2) perform administrative and project management tasks for the Atlantic Avenue BID. The person filling this position MUST speak and write Arabic fluently, and be able to translate between the two languages.

 

Outreach-specific duties:

·        Perform in-person and phone outreach and distribute flyers along the length of the BID, as needed.

·        Engage in ongoing conversations with stakeholders of all backgrounds—including Arabic-speaking merchants—to educate them about the BID’s services and learn about their concerns.

·        Track and follow up on complaints and issues brought to the the BID from members, electeds, and other stakeholders.

·        Attend regular meetings of the 84th and 76th Precinct community council, as well as those of other relevant community organizations, in the evening or whenever scheduled.

·        Pack, carry, and distribute materials related to events.

·        Work at public events, perform out-reach, and present to public and stakeholders information about the BID.

·        Assist in the management of day-of details, interacting with stakeholders and vendors, etc.

·        Gather information through walk-throughs of BID and prepare reports of findings for ED and others.

 

Other job duties:

·        Accurately perform administrative tasks including drafting letters and marketing materials, taking notes at meetings and producing minutes, writing draft email blasts, etc.

·        File, scan, copy, coordinate and carry out all aspects of mailings, prepare and track payment requests, additional tasks, as requested

·        Manage, execute, and accurately track the steps involved before, during, and after projects, grants, events, and communications so the BID meets soft and hard deadlines.

·        Keep accurate and up-to-date records of expenses and project details on shared tracking documents and spread sheets.

·        Accurately assist with budget preparation, calculations, price comparisons of vendor proposals, and similar fiscal support activities.

·        Synthesize project and event information into brief summaries of revenue and expenses, outputs, etc.

·        Prepare all materials, notifications, and follow up related to board and committee meetings.

·        Participate in internal and external meetings, events, and trainings, as requested.

·        Assist in development and documentation of all program activities.

·        Ensure that all files are kept in compliance with the BID’s and grantor’s standards.

 

 

·        Analyze program and demographic data to make programmatic improvements.

·        Confer with the Executive Director, board members, and management staff as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.

·        Other duties as needed.

 

Minimum Education / Experience required:

·        Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.)

·        One year’s experience in conducting outreach

 

Other requirements:

·        MUST speak and write Arabic and be able to translate English materials into Arabic for the purposes of conveying the BID’s mission to stakeholders, and conveying stakeholders’ concerns to the other BID staff.

·        Attention to detail and meticulous follow-through.

·        The flexibility to effectively handle shifting deadlines and priorities and to juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Interest in working as part of a small team while maintaining ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

·        Comfort speaking to stakeholders of many different backgrounds, and a willingness to build relationships with them.

·        Ability to traverse the two-mile-long corridor multiple times per day.

·        Ability to lift 20 lbs.

·        Professionalism.

·        Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required; experience using PowerPoint, Google apps, and MailChimp, a plus.

·        Background in office management, business improvement districts, economic development, small business assistance, and/or communications, a plus.

 

Time requirements:

·        This is a 40-hour-per-week, non-exempt, salaried position

·        Availability to work evenings or weekends once or twice a week to attend community events and/or meetings (varies week by week; flex time is available)

 

Salary range:

·        The BID is offering a salary of $45,000 - $55,000 annually, with an additional cash stipend for employee to purchase health insurance on the health care exchange. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined by the employee’s relevant experience, education, and skills.

·        The BID also offers an employer match for retirement account contributions.

 

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter in PDF format to Sara Nordmann, Executive Director, at SNordmann@AtlanticAveBID.org by 6pm on Monday, July 30, 2018. Please write “AABID Outreach Coordinator” in subject line of e-mail.

Benefits

The BID also offers an additional cash stipend for employee to purchase health insurance on the health care exchange, plus an employer match for the employee's retirement plan.

Level of Language Proficiency

·        MUST speak and write Arabic and be able to translate English materials into Arabic for the purposes of conveying the BID’s mission to stakeholders, and conveying stakeholders’ concerns to the other BID staff.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

snordmann@atlanticavebid.org
http://atlanticavebid.org

Please send resume and cover letter in PDF format to Sara Nordmann, Executive Director, at SNordmann@AtlanticAveBID.org by 6pm on Monday, July 30, 2018. Please write “AABID Outreach Coordinator” in subject line of e-mail.


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