Join Our Team

Why you’ll love working here //

Each day is an opportunity to help others and make a difference in your community.
You will be a part of a mission driven, team-based organization that is committed to:

Empowering You

Empowering growth through training, enrichment, and leadership opportunities

Cultivating joy

Cultivating joy and
celebrating one another

Putting People First

Working together to elevate each other

Inspiring innovation

Disrupting the status quo to envision
and create our future

Building Connected RElationships

Fostering partnerships through meaningful sincere interactions

Igniting action

Being a catalyst for change

How to Apply //

Applications are accepted online only: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/browncounty 

If you need an accommodation at any time during the recruitment or hiring process, please inform Brown County Human Resources of your need. The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County is an equal opportunity employer working under an affirmative action plan. 

Communications Manager

Full-Time, Exempt
Wage: $29.95/hr
Submission Deadline: Continuous until filled

Your Impact //

  • Provide leadership in marketing, communication, and donor engagement.
  • Ensure ADRC marketing and communication plans are of high quality and produce outcomes.
  • Take a leadership role in administrative project, building teams, and moving projects forward.

If you need an accommodation at any time during the recruitment or hiring process, please inform Brown County Human Resources of your need. The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County is an equal opportunity employer working under an affirmative action plan.

Full-Time, Exempt
Wage: $29.95/hr

Provides leadership in marketing, communication, and donor engagement. Performs varied high-level administrative duties.  Provides daily leadership and direction to communication and design staff to ensure the ADRC Marketing and Communication plans are of high quality and produce outcomes. Takes a leadership role in administrative projects, building teams and moving projects toward desired outcomes.

Marketing and Communication and Donor Engagement

  • Plans, develops, and coordinates agency communication strategy related to marketing, communication, and donor engagement.
  • Oversees and supports the ADRC Fund Development plan, activities, grant development and donor engagement opportunities.
  • Serves as a contact for media inquiries and requests for information.  
  • Develops and oversees all project workflows, ensuring that all tasks are completed on time and to the highest standards for our marketing, publicity, social media, and email campaigns.
  • Responsible for the creation of marketing materials, such as press releases, social media posts, and website content for clients and company.
  • Monitors and analyze performance data, making recommendations for improvements as needed. Works collaboratively with the finance department to prepare annual communication and marketing budget.
  • Provides support, guidance project management for the ADRC communication needs. 

Volunteer Support

  • Oversees the identification of volunteer needs and match applicants to meet those needs across ADRC programs.
  • Provides a liaison between ADRC units and volunteers, referring volunteers for further interviewing and exploration of gifts and talents. 
  • Assures consistent and efficient recruitment and administrative processing of volunteers.
  • Assures ADRC volunteers are provided general agency training and orientation preparing them to receive program training in the unit(s) they are matched with.

General

  • Attends and participates in staff development programs, including in-service training and staff meetings.
  • Complies with applicable federal and state laws, administrative rules, established agency procedures and accepted professional standards.
  • Participates in the work setting as a team player.
  • Advocates for issues that impact seniors and/or adults with disabilities; represents their concerns within the community; informs customers of programs and legislative issues that affect them.
  • Has a “Duty to Report” during a community emergency/disaster according to the ADRC Emergency Preparedness Plan.
  • Adheres to privacy and confidentiality policies regarding customer and/or personnel information.
  • Performs other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management/communications/journalism/marketing program or a related field and a minimum of five years progressively responsible work with supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • CPR/AED certification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance Methods and practices.

  • Superior written and oral communication skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Suite applications and ability to learn other software utilized by the ADRC.

  • Knowledge of social media outlets and professional use of such tools.

  • Knowledge of ADRC policies, laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the position.

  • Ability to interpret rules and regulations regarding fiscal reporting requirements.

  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule and prioritize work to ensure timely completion.

  • Ability to understand and practice the confidential nature of the position.

  • Ability to proficiently use a computer and related office equipment at a speed and accuracy rate that meets workload demands.

  • Ability to maintain complex records and files.

  • Ability to complete arithmetic calculations.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with staff and the public.

  • Ability to deal tactfully with difficult situations.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work under generally safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as irate individuals, violence and/or crisis may cause discomfort and poses a limited risk of injury

Grant & Development Coordinator

Full-Time, Exempt, LTE (Benefit Eligible) Position
Salary: $52,000/year
Submission Deadline: Continuous until filled

Your Impact //

This position offers a unique opportunity to help fill gaps in the Brown County community that help lift ADRC initiatives and other partner’s work.

If you need an accommodation at any time during the recruitment or hiring process, please inform Brown County Human Resources of your need. The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County is an equal opportunity employer working under an affirmative action plan.

Full-Time, Exempt, LTE (Benefit Eligible) Position
Salary: $52,000/year

The Grant & Development Coordinator provides organized, thoughtful vision for effective annual giving strategies. Able to execute tactics that capture the attention of annual donors and communicate the ADRC’s brand impactfully; an effective and persuasive writer familiar with strategies to reach customers and donors to inspire philanthropy with words and images. A relationship builder, grant writer, and communicator with innovative approaches to fund development.

Major Responsibilities:

Grant Writing

  • Identify and write grants that help fill gaps in the Brown County Community that help lift the ADRC initiatives and other partner’s work.
  • Analyze grant impact, track reporting requirements, assure funds are spent appropriately, and reports are constructed to meet requirements.
  • Seek opportunities with local/state/national foundations, funds, businesses, and organizations that help meet the ADRC mission.

Donor & Community Engagement

  • Lead efforts to identify, steward, cultivate and solicit appropriate donors and prospects. Establish a comprehensive development plan to include:
    • Major gifts: develop a cultivation, identification, stewardship, and solicitation plan for existing and prospective donors, including conducting prospect reviews.
    • Corporate philanthropy: establish meaningful relationships with corporate leaders to seek their financial support through donations, sponsorships, and in-kind contributions.
    • Planned Giving: promote and execute planned giving/legacy program, including memorial gifts.
  • Tracks donors and maintains systems that provide data analytics for ongoing impact of activities.
  • Works closely with the Marketing and Communication team to assure messaging, materials, and newsletters support donor engagement.
  • Works collaboratively with special task forces, internal and external (community) committees to network, promote and coordinate ADRC opportunities in the community.
  • Provides promotional activities in the form of booths and/or public speaking engagements to educate about and promote aging and disability services in the community to potential donors and targeted audiences.
  • Works collaboratively with ADRC marketing and finance/quality teams to plan and implement a comprehensive communication and resource development plan.

Fund Development

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute agency fundraising events that achieve annual financial goals – manage budgets, logistics, volunteers, marketing, and promotional efforts, and fund development activities.
  • Cultivate and steward partnerships and sponsorships for agency events and collaborative projects/grants
  • Create opportunities to cultivate and develop meaningful relationships for the organization via event participants, donors, local businesses, and community members.
  • Navigates the ADRC non-profit status as it interfaces with government restrictions to fundraising activities.
  • Assist with advocacy with legislative platforms that help increase the ADRC programs and allocations.
  • Create and implement a legacy donor program that creates long term sustainable funding.

General

  • Completes and maintains appropriate and timely documentation.
  • Attends and participates in staff development programs, including in-service training and staff meetings.
  • Complies with applicable federal and state laws, administrative rules, established agency procedures and accepted professional standards.
  • Participates in the work setting as a team player
  • Advocates for issues that impact seniors and/or adults with disabilities; represents their concerns within the community; informs consumers of programs and legislative issues that affect them.
  • Has a “Duty to Report” during a community emergency/disaster according to the ADRC Emergency Preparedness Plan.
  • Adheres to privacy and confidentiality policies regarding consumer and/or personnel information.
  • Performs other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Preferred

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in communications, public administration, nonprofit fund development, or related field; or, a combination or education and experience that includes not less than two years working in grant writing, fund development or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    • Knowledge of and demonstrated compliance with professional ethics and boundaries, standards, and codes of conduct.

    • Knowledge donor engagement and fund development principles and strategies.

    • Knowledge of grant opportunities, processes, and effective outcomes.

    • Knowledge of planning, organizing and problem-solving strategies.

    • Knowledge communication and marketing strategies that impact messaging for donor engagement.

    • Knowledge of public service agencies, laws and regulations governing or affecting ADRC programs and services.

    • Knowledge of HIIPPA, privacy, and confidentiality standards of practice.

    • Ability to engage older people and people with disabilities and assess the gaps in service systems

    • Ability to deal tactfully with difficult situations, political processes, and advocacy opportunities.

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing including the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of types of persons, both individually and in groups.

    • Ability to proficiently use a computer and related office equipment, demonstrating familiarity with required software and database programs.

    • Ability to establish priorities for service intervention.

    • Ability to be decisive and to make sound decisions under the pressure of crisis or emergency situations.

    • Ability to participate in a work setting as a team player.

    • Ability to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace

    • Ability to demonstrate strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

    Our Vision

    All people are valued, celebrated, and connected to a life of possibilities.

    Our Mission

    Empower and enrich the lives of older adults, adults with disabilities and their caregivers.

    Our Values

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    We Put People First

    Every Story Matters. We work to elevate each other.

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    Cultivate Joy

    We live our passion and share gratitude in everything we do.
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    Build Connected Relationships

    We foster partnerships through meaningful sincere interactions, together we are stronger.
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    Inspire Innovation

    We disrupt the status quo to envision and create our future.

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    Ignite Action

    We drive change that we want to see in our community.
    We are the spark that lift people and ideas off the ground.
    We are a catalyst for change.