The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION

Openings at NIAF


Social Media Manager and Assistant Editor

Responsibilities:
The NIAF Social Media Manager/Assistant Editor is responsible for creating and managing all social media content (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.); creating social media programs and promotions aligned with NIAF’s mission and objectives to engage our audience and community and grow membership; becoming the ”voice” of NIAF across our social media outreach; and building the social media strategy.

Additionally, as Assistant Editor, this individual will assist the NIAF editor in all aspects of planning, writing, editing and producing a quarterly magazine, a blog, a monthly eNewsletter, web content and other publications and projects.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or related major; minimum 2 years professional journalism/social media experience.

Required: Skills and talent for feature and news writing; tight, imaginative and lively social media writing; researching; copy editing and proofing. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, photography, Photoshop and InDesign. Knowledge of and passion for Italian culture and language, Italy, and the Italian American community.

Huge upside in this position for someone who is a creative, self-starting, organized, upbeat, personable and a hard worker. Starting salary is $30,000-$40,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter, resume and clips to Don Oldenburg, NIAF Director of Publications, at careers@niaf.org. No phone calls please.


Director of Finance

Responsibilities:

The NIAF Director of Finance is responsible for the Foundation’s financial records and applying Generally Accepted Accountant Principles (GAAP); oversight of NIAF financial transactions, banking and investment transactions and monthly reconciliations; preparation and management of annual budget; preparation of NIAF’s annual audit and 990Tax return.

Additionally, as Finance Director, this individual is responsible for processing payroll and human resources management; record keeping, including benefit policy management, negotiation and management of all contracted employee benefits and contracts with third parties.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or business administration; minimum 4 years professional accounting/business administration experience; non-profit financial management experience; excellent communication skills; proficient in SAGE MIP Fund Accounting Financial Software System Management and fluency, both written and verbal, in Italian required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Jerry Jones, NIAF Chief of Staff, at careers@niaf.org.  No phone calls please.