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New Futures' ability to attract and retain a highly effective and committed staff is key to our ability to achieve our mission and accomplish our goals. New Futures is an equal opportunity employer. We value an inclusive workplace which is designed to help all employees reach their goals and support the health and wellness of New Hampshire.
Accepting Applications for the following positions:
Title: Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant
Reports to: New Futures Vice President of Finance and Operations
New Futures is New Hampshire’s leading nonpartisan, nonprofit, health policy and advocacy organization, that advocates, educates and collaborates to improve the health and wellness of all New Hampshire residents through policy change.
We are seeking a detail-oriented Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant to assist in all aspects of New Futures administrative and event planning needs, and to assist the current bookkeeper with our shared service clients. This is a part-time, non-exempt position based in Concord, NH.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- With the Vice President of Operations and Finance and Bookkeeper, participate in management of New Futures Accounting Software
- Prepare checks to corresponding invoices on a weekly basis
- Record cash receipts/bank deposits
- Prepare a monthly reconciliation of every bank account
- Conduct periodic reconciliation of all accounts to ensure their accuracy
- With the Vice President of Finance and Operations, participate in the organization’s annual audit
- Maintain an orderly accounting system, including the chart of accounts
- Input the budget into QuickBooks annually
- Enter payroll into accounting software
- Maintains filing for deposits and bank reconciliations
- Work with new and existing clients in New Futures Shared Services program, and complete duties as assigned
- Other duties as assigned
Administrative Assistant/Event Planning Duties
- Manage and maintain the President & CEO’s calendar
- Assist with meeting scheduling, logistics, preparation, note taking and follow-up, as needed
- Provide logistics and support for retreats, business meetings, annual meetings and events
- Provide general support including copying, mailing, filing and retrieving daily mail
- Prepare, enter or proofread data in any format, as requested by the Vice President of Operations and Finance
- Set up procedures or checklists to maintain supplies for the entire office, including specific materials needed by teams, and do a weekly order when needed
- Support workgroups and committees as assigned by the Vice President of Operations and Finance
- Support Training Director in fulfilling the Training Materials Request Form
- Serve as contact for phone inquiries from the general public, stakeholders, funders, etc.
- Organize and maintain paper filing system and electronic files of necessary information
- Execute mass mailings, as necessary
- Set up and break down conference room for meetings
- Other duties as assigned
Minimum requirements for this position include:
- An Associate's degree in Accounting or Business Administration, with 4 years equivalent business experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration with 2 years equivalent business experience.
- Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles.
- Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to serve New Futures shared service clients.
- Well organized and eager to problem-solve internal and external office-related issues
- High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
- Strong administrative and organizational skills
- Ability to function under pressure and meet strict deadlines
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a high functioning professional team
- Excellent written and verbal skills
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks are essential
- Excellent critical thinking skills
HOURS: This is a part-time, hourly, non-exempt position at 22.5 hours per week, which may be flexible at times.
Compensation & Benefits: New Futures offers competitive part-time benefits including: Life insurance; 403(b) retirement 5% salary match after 1 continuous year of employment; paid time off for individual holidays; sick, vacation and personal time; cell phone reimbursement; remote work options (as reasonably feasible based on position and nature of work); and, ongoing professional development opportunities, among others. Starting hourly wage for this position is $19 per hour.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to April Arel, New Futures’ Vice President of Finance and Operations, at the following address – email@example.com. E-mail applications with attachments in Microsoft Word or PDF format only. We do not accept phone inquiries regarding the position; please do not call. The position will be open until filled.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Title: Community Engagement Coordinator
Reports To: Vice President of Community Engagement
The Community Engagement Coordinator will engage, mobilize, and train individuals and organizations to advocate in support of New Futures policy priorities. The Community Engagement Coordinator will work as a member of the New Futures Community Engagement Team, and will work closely with the New Futures policy staff, contracted partners, and stakeholders to identify, engage and mobilize advocates to act on legislation. This position will also assist in the coordination and presentation of New Futures trainings for partners and individuals.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Identify, recruit, train and build relationships with individuals interested in New Futures policy priorities, and support advocates in testifying, writing letters, making phone calls, having meetings with legislators, speaking at events, and other actions on New Futures policy priorities.
- Lead grassroots engagement efforts in assigned policy issue area(s) to bring forth community voices in policy decision making; implement engagement plan to support New Futures campaign advocacy priorities using digital and traditional engagement methods.
- Effectively utilize New Futures advocate database to support engagement strategies, including maintaining advocate data and actions and reporting on results.
- Identify and attend relevant community meetings and events as a representative of New Futures; provide legislative updates and opportunities to take action on New Futures policy priorities.
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with coalitions and organizations with their own turn-out base.
- Convene partners around specific collective advocacy opportunities.
- Work closely with New Futures Communications Staff to communicate with advocates via social media, targeted emails, and other digital methods.
- In partnership with New Futures Policy Staff, coordinate advocate turnout on specific policy issues.
- Collaborate with New Futures staff and partners to organize public education and advocacy events such as roundtables, legislative breakfasts, in-district meetings, film screenings, panels, and tailored advocacy training opportunities.
- Support and staff scheduled New Futures trainings as needed by the New Futures Training Manager.
- In-state travel and some out-of-state travel required.
- Position is in a hybrid office. In-person is required for some duties.
A Bachelor’s degree in political science, government relations, or community development from a recognized college or university is preferred. This position requires a minimum of two years professional work experience, preferably in government relations, political organizing, or community development. Other qualifications include:
- Strong interpersonal skills, networking experience, self-motivation, and attention to detail.
- Demonstrated project management experience, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and ability to work as part of a team, being a team player and collaborator.
- Access to reliable transportation and a valid drivers’ license is required.
- Ability to develop strong and effective working relationships with diverse and multi-cultural constituencies including New Futures’ staff, policymakers, advocates, and others.
- Exceptional oral communication skills, including public speaking experience.
- Flexibility to attend evening events as needed.
- Demonstrated experience in effective internal and external communication, collaboration, and coordination with individuals and organizations.
- Demonstrated skill as a grassroots organizer or volunteer engagement coordinator.
- Familiarity with campaign strategy, political or community organizing, and the NH legislative process is preferred.
- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in advocacy.
- Knowledge of MS Office with strong word processing, Excel, CRM, database, social media platforms, digital engagement tools, Zoom and internet research skills is a plus.
HOURS: This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position working 37.5 hours per week.
SALARY RANGE: $50,000- $52,000. New Futures offers a competitive benefits package including life, health and dental insurance; 403(b) retirement 5% salary match after 1 continuous year of employment; paid time off for individual holidays; sick, vacation and personal time; cell phone reimbursement; remote work options (as reasonably feasible based on position and nature of work); and, ongoing professional development opportunities, among others.
TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and resume to Michele Merritt, President, at the following address, firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mail applications with attachments in Microsoft Word or PDF format only. We do not accept phone inquiries regarding the position; please do not call. Position will be open until filled.