Community Outreach Manager, Clarifi

Posted by on June 17, 2013

Community Outreach Manager – Financial Empowerment Center

The Financial Empowerment Centers are part of a national effort to improve the financial stability of Philadelphia’s households by integrating high-quality, one-on-one financial education and counseling into existing public and non-profit programs in order to achieve multiple outcomes for clients.

The Community Outreach Manager is responsible for the implementation of a regional community outreach plan to develop and then maintain and expand on-going community/business partnerships.   A key component of this position is developing partnerships and business relationships throughout the designated area in order to connect counseling and education programs to community-based groups, financial institution partners, and employers.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant business development work experience, preferably in finance, financial education, counseling/coaching, or social-service delivery.
  • Knowledge of the subjects of credit, debt, and money management; savings and investment options; and safe financial products and services strongly preferred.
  • Experience in financial education, asset building, or community development a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field required.
  • Capacity to communicate bilingually, particularly in Spanish, strongly preferred.
  • Ability to create partnerships and sustain key relationships.
  • Self-motivation, with strong time-management skills.
  • Dynamic, committed personality with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for supporting people with low incomes to build greater financial stability.
  • Comfort in taking initiative; ability to collaborate effectively while staying focused and multi-tasking.
  • Ability to function effectively while handling protocols and challenges of operating within a high-profile city program.
  • Attention to detail and production of quality work, along with an ability to work quickly and under pressure.
  • Exceptional skills in presentation, organization, and written and verbal communications.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and non-traditional hours, including evenings and weekends, required.
  • Computer literacy, including the ability to use the internet and e-mail, and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of programs required. Experience with Efforts to Outcomes (ETO™) Software a plus.
  • Must be a licensed driver with full-time access to a reliable, properly-registered and insured automobile and be able and willing to travel as necessary to meet the responsibilities of the position.

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