Foundation in the rural telecommunications industry is seeking a Program Specialist. Primary responsibilities would include administration of the annual scholarship and grant programs, invoicing, solicitations for fundraising, newsletter development, social media updates, website updates, and fulfillment of product orders. Secondary responsibilities include helping with fundraising events and an annual Youth Tour of Washington, D.C.
A successful candidate will have excellent people, time management and organizational skills, as well as a high attention to detail. He/she should also have a working knowledge of computer operations and Microsoft products including Word, Outlook and Excel, as well at least a general understanding of social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn). Any experience with nonprofit work, fundraising, telecommunications, economic development, or rural communities, is helpful but not required. Candidate must be willing to travel.
The Foundation maintains a pleasant office within a large association and works closely with the association staff. Candidates should be able to work in a collaborative team environment. Office is in walking distance of Ballston Metro. Mail/Fax/e-mail cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
NTCA HR-PC 4121 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax (703) 351-2001 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association is the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America. NTCA advocates on behalf of its members in the legislative and regulatory arenas, and it provides training and development; publications and industry events; and an array of employee benefit programs. In an era of exploding technology, deregulation and marketplace competition, NTCA’s members are leading the IP evolution for rural consumers, delivering technologies that make rural communities vibrant places in which to live and do business. Because of their efforts, rural America is fertile ground for innovation in economic development and commerce, education, health care, government services, security and smart energy use.