Chill Boston Program Coordinator

Are you a positive youth development superstar with a passion for boardsports? Do you embody Chill’s six core values – respect, courage, patience, persistence, responsibility, pride - each and every day? Can you effectively communicate your passion for Chill to agencies, program partners, media outlets, and other internal and external stakeholders? Do you have remote work experience? If you answered yes to all of the above, please read on!

Description:
The Chill Boston Program Coordinator works full time, 40 hours/week, in Chill’s Boston program site and reports to Chill’s Regional Manager in Toronto. The Program Coordinator is responsible for running all day-to-day operations of a remote year-round program site, including surf, stand-up paddleboard, skateboard, and snowboard programs.

This is a year-round full-time position with benefits.

Program Management: 

  • Coordinate all aspects of program management including agency recruitment, agency vetting and application process, volunteer recruitment and onboarding, and managing partner relationships (mtn. resort, skate park, etc.)

  • Communicate effectively with youth agencies, volunteers, agency leads and partners

  • Deliver programming that is consistent with Chill’s curriculum, engaging volunteers and agency leads, and exceeding the standards set in the Chill Quality Assessment (CQA)

  • Administer all program performance, agency performance, and program participant Outcomes Based Evaluation (OBE) processes 

  • Organize and maintain all program paperwork and program database records/reports

  • Manage, maintain, and organize program gear inventory, gear space, and storage space, including seasonal cleaning, inventorying, and ordering from Chill HQ

 Development and Marketing: 

  • Solicit in-kind donations to support programming 

  • Contribute content to Chill’s Development and Marketing team for social media and website use, including high quality program photos and testimonials Manage local site-specific social media accounts

  • Help identify, cultivate, and maintain relationships with local donors, including individuals and corporations, in order to make introductions to Chill’s Development team

  • Help recruit volunteers to assist with events if necessary

To apply for this position, click here.

Chill is committed to building an inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds & identities to apply. 


Communications & PR Manager

Are you a marketing and communications professional with a passion for youth development? Do you have media-relations experience? Do you have experience writing press releases and other content for the web, newsletters, and reports? If you answered yes to all of the above, then we want to talk to you about becoming Chill’s next Communications & PR Manager.  

As a progressive, fresh, and passionate non-profit, we are looking for someone to join our team who is organized and detail-oriented to help promote the organization. Reporting to the VP of Marketing & Development, the Communications & PR Manager will be an integral part of Chill’s Marketing and Development team. We are seeking a strong writer who will be responsible for creating organizational content on a daily basis. This includes writing impact stories, press releases, blog posts, newsletters, providing updated content for our website, and also writing content for quarterly and annual impact reports. This is a remote position offering the flexibility to work from home. The ideal candidate will live in close proximity to one of Chill’s program locations in North America.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage content creation efforts for blog posts, newsletters, website, reports, and social media as well as ad-hoc projects including stories, testimonials, videos, and photos

  • Write press releases regularly that promote the organization, its programs, and its collaborations with other agencies and community partners in an effort to grow the organization’s public presence through strategic local and national press outreach

  • Create and manage a portfolio of media organizations in each Chill location, developing relationships with reporters at each news outlet

  • Develop in-depth youth stories, agency profiles, donor profiles, and features about Chill, its ambassadors, and partners across North America

  • Write compelling content for fundraising purposes including solicitation mailings

  • Other relevant duties as assigned
     

Education & Experience

Qualified candidate requires excellent written, verbal communication, and organizational skills. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, or equivalent experience

  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to work under strict deadlines

  • Experience working at a non-profit organization strongly desired

  • Background in marketing and communications preferred

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work remotely and independently


To apply for this position, click here.

Chill is committed to building an inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds & identities to apply. 


major gifts manager

Are you an enthusiastic fundraising professional with a passion for youth development? Do you love soliciting new sponsors and donors? Are you a highly motivated individual who is self-sufficient and detail-oriented? If you answered yes to all the above, then we want to talk to you about becoming Chill’s Major Gifts Manager. 

This full-time, salaried position, reporting directly to the Director of Development, has the flexibility to work remotely and will be an integral part of Chill’s Marketing and Development Team. The Major Gifts Manager will be a dynamic, experienced development professional. 

Description: 

The Major Gifts Manager works closely with the Vice President of Development & Marketing and Director of Development on securing and cultivating a base of corporate and individual donor prospects in the US and Canada. This position will require some travel and will manage a portfolio of new and existing donors. As our Major Gifts Manager, you will help design, develop, and implement our major gift program in consultation with the Vice President of Development & Marketing and the Director of Development. An ability to empathize with donors and clearly communicate Chill’s mission is critical to this position’s success. 

Development Responsibilities: 

  • Secure at least $120,000 in new major gifts within the first year

  • Actively identify, manage, and track new corporate sponsorship and individual donor prospects

  • Develop a solicitation plan

  • Conduct prospect research

  • Support the Chill’s donor cultivation efforts using DonorSearch

  • Create a portfolio of mid-range and major gift donors and prospects, which includes managing all written and verbal communication, and the development and implementation of tailored solicitations

  • Support Chill’s overall strategy development process

  • Travel when necessary for meetings with donors and sponsors

  • Create and implement moves management plans

  • Assist the board and other staff with their solicitation (e.g. provide portfolio development support, strategic counsel, and help with donor communications)

  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience/Professional Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of three years of development experience in a non-profit environment

  • Minimum of two years hands on experience securing major gifts and/or corporate sponsorships

  • Excellent writing, project management, and communication skills required

  • Knowledge of professional fundraising standards and practices

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work under strict deadlines

  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet goals and objectives

  • Thoughtful team player with capacity to be resourceful and flexible

  • This position does not require prior work experience or knowledge of the board sports industry, but a willingness to embrace the industry is expected

  • Experience working remotely and independently is strongly desired

Salary: $45,000

To apply for this position, click here.

Chill is committed to building an inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds & identities to apply.