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1. Executive Director, Petaluma Museum Association (:PMA)



The PMA, a 501(c)(3) non-profit and operator of thePetaluma Historical Library & Museum, seeks an executive director.  Email resume to  Applicationperiod closes April 15th, 2017.  Job description isbelow.



Job Description

PMAExecutive Director Position:
               The Petaluma HistoricalLibrary & Museum/Petaluma Museum Association Executive Director is thechief executive of the Museum and, as such, is responsible for the general andfiscal leadership and management of the entire organization, includingprograms, partnerships, fundraising, budgets, and external relations. Aboveall, the Executive Director is charged with delivering on the mission and goalsof the organization in a fiscally sound manner. This person plays a leadingrole, working closely with the Board of Directors and staff, in developing andarticulating the strategic direction of the Museum and in implementing theresulting strategies and initiatives.

Other job responsibilities include for day-to-day directionto the organization, executing its short- and long-range strategies and plan.The Executive Director leads the development and marketing efforts and is oftencalled upon to represent PMA in fundraising, recruiting, and other publicefforts.

The Executive Director is responsible for managing themaintenance of the facility and to develop strategies to optimize the buildingsuse.

The Executive Director must interact effectively with manyconstituencies: students, participants, funders, school and civicorganizations, and local and state units of government. He or she is expectedto take a leadership role in monitoring public history trends and recommendingappropriate programming to keep pace with a changing environment.     This individual must be a pro-active,visible symbol of PHL&M/PMA. The Executive Director must have a deeppassion for preserving Petalumahistory and an enthusiasm for passing that ethic on to others.

The PMA Executive Director is responsible to and reports tothe PMA Board of Directors through the President of the Board.



  • Work closely with the Board to advance donor relations and to develop and implement effective fundraising efforts and special events to support programming that enriches the lives of residents and the community.
  • Conduct ongoing grant research opportunities and oversee the writing of grant applications to foundations, corporations, and community organizations; submit required progress reports to those organizations. 
  • Develop a strategy for the Annual Campaign, including the Impact Report and appeal letters.  Assist with necessary research and leadership in anticipation of a capital campaign.
  • Coordinate solicitation of major gifts from individuals and event sponsorships.
  • Coordinate staff support for museum fundraising events and educational/cultural programs. 

·       Oversee and promote the PMA’s ongoingmembership to increase membership by ten percent peryear, with a goal of ten percent of the population or sixthousand members.

  • Work with the Board to nurture relationships with existing donors and to identify and cultivate prospective donors.


  • Supervise Collections Management Team to assure donations are properly accepted and documented, including compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Assist volunteer Exhibit Team with planning, development, production, and installation of exhibits.

·       Creation and funding of a permanentCollections Manager position under either City or PMA control.

  • Assess space and equipment needs while ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for visitors and staff.
  • Advocate for the preservation of historic and/or architecturally significant buildings, landmarks, and artifacts.
  • Provide highest industry standard procedures for acquisitions and de-accessions.


  • Increasing local and regional public awareness of the unique mission and programming offered by PMA so that it is broadly recognized and attracts people to the museum as visitors, volunteers, and donors.
  • Connecting more directly to the Petaluma community to ensure the PHL&M/PMA reflects their needs and its contributions are recognized and valued.
  • Foster and develop good working relationships with local community, City, and other nonprofit entities.
  • Cultivate committed community volunteers, supervise their activities, and recognize their contributions.

FinancialManagement and Compliance:

  • Together with the board Treasurer, recommend an annual operating budget and prepare monthly budget reports.
  • Be responsible for the administration of the budget through careful expenditures and monitoring.

·       Obtain accreditation from the AmericanAlliance of Museums.


  • Work collaboratively with staff, as well as committee chairs and other volunteers to help the committees accomplish their objectives, while adhering to PMA policies and strategic vision.
  • Provide operational support for Board projects and serve as primary liaison between Board and staff.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal state and local regulations.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the museum field.


  • Work closely with the Board President in implementing Board decisions, preparing Board agendas, and communicating regularly about Society activities.
  • Serve as a resource to Board committees and functions.
  • Support the board to advance PMA’s mission by ensuring that the organization has a sound short term action plan and long range strategy.
  • Provide operational support for Board projects and serve as primary liaison between Board and staff.
  • Attend all board meetings.
  • Ensure that board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it, through regular status reports on museum operations and activities.
  • Coordinate orientation and training of Board members.


Anideal candidate will likely have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Museum Studies, Business Administration or related degree.
  • Seven or more years' experience managing a staff and dealing with all human resources-related matters including hiring, evaluating, and terminating employees in a non-profit environment.
  • Demonstrated record of being a self-starter, leader, team builder, and problem solver.
  • Proven administrative, analytical, and strategic planning skills.
  • Proven financial ability to organize and manage a budget and to monitor ongoing financial performance.
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising and community outreach with expertise in crafting public and private partnerships.
  •  Effective communicator with proven ability to work with individuals or diversified groups such as staff, Board, government, business leaders, donors, and volunteers.
  • Flexible schedule to attend evening and weekend activities. 
Posted On: 3/2/2017 6:08:32 PM
Contact: Liz cohee, (707) 778=4398
Expires On: April 15, 2017

2. Part Time Regional Communication Manager

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

At the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. We need people who want to contribute their individual talents to help their neighbors locally, across the country, and around the world. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, if you share our passion for helping people, join us in for a rewarding and challenging career opportunity that support our mission.

Job Description:

This is a part-time position 10 hours a week.

Responsible for carrying out communication activities in the region as defined by the Regional Communication Director.  The Specialist supports the strategic communication direction in the region in order to promote the full mission of the Red Cross in local communities.  The Specialist leads and manages a volunteer team and is responsible for raising the visibility of local chapters to promote Red Cross fundraising and service delivery efforts across all lines of Red Cross business.


1. Support strategic communication plan for the region.

2. Act as a local media spokesperson at the direction of the Director or work with local chapter executives to assign an appropriate spokesperson or media representative.

3. Develop and distribute press materials, including press releases, talking points, op-eds, letters to the editor for local events and initiatives and during regional disaster responses.

4. Assist in developing and carrying out a social media strategy for the territory.

5. Assist in maintaining, either directly or through volunteers, social media platforms consistent with the strategy.

6. Develop photo and video content for local social media and web platforms.

7. Localize national developed materials and ensure distribution of nationally developed press materials and toolkits to all chapters in the region.

8. Maintain a media distribution list for the region.

9. Maintain positive relationships with members of the local media in the region or work with chapter executives and other staff to maintain those relationships.

10. Maintain relationships with chapter executives in the region.

11. Proactively pitch positive local media stories within the region.

12. Work with the Director to develop materials for crisis or reputation management issues.

13. Assist the Director in leading and managing a group of public affairs volunteers in the region.

14. Participate in disaster public affairs deployments beyond the region and be a resource when disaster operations exceed the capacity of other regions in the same division.

15. At the direction of the regional Director, may act as the Public Affairs manager for region led responses.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:

Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (life, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds.  Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm and hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.  Overall mobility is essential .  May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions. 

Work Conditions: 

Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work.  May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout the regional jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system.  Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.  Should this occur, salary compensation would be given in accordance with the law.

Apply now!  Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.

3. Internship: Food Justice and Faith-community Organizing



The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative (ISFC) is a non-profitorganization seeking an intern to assist with advancing our mission:

To advance the production of andaccess to healthy food produced in a sustainable, socially just manner byempowering faith communities with models and resources to impact local foodsystems and advance public policy.


The Internship:

The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative offers anintern the opportunity to help create sustainable food systems by working withthe faith community. Projects during the first part of 2017 will focus onoutreach, and coordinating our annual conference and workshops. Based on an individual’sinterests and skills, our interns’ work is expected to include the followingprojects:


  1. Conduct outreach to identify and communicate with partners in new target areas including Alameda and Contra Costa County.
  2. Develop web-site content.
  3. Organize social media outreach campaign for conference, workshops and advocacy.
  4. Develop contact list of faith community groups, farmers and secular food system farmers and update CRM (Client Relationship Management) system.



The best candidates will have a familiarity with faithcommunity work, sustainable food systems and/or public policy. Experience withsocial networking platforms is a plus. Strong communication skills are key. Weare seeking a college student or recent graduate.



Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative offers asupervised yet casual atmosphere. Interns will commit to 16-20 hours a week,for a 12-14 week internship. Interns will be paid $12 per hour. Travel within theBay area may be required. Travel expenses will be reimbursed. The internshipwill be based in Sebastopol (Sonoma County). 


How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter describing your interest andresume as soon as possible.

Interviews will be scheduled beginning January 16th.The position will remain open until filled.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and coverletter to Steve Schwartz at For questions regardingthis position, call (707) 634-4672.

Posted On: 1/3/2017 2:06:20 PM
Contact: Steve Schwartz, 7076344672
Expires On: March 30, 2017