- DC, USA
- Full Time
We are pleased to offer a rich, comprehensive benefit plan, including employer-paid health and dental insurance, generous paid leave, employer-paid life and disability insurance, a safe harbor 401(k) plan.
Are you a direct response, production management professional who is looking to use your time management, meticulous attention to detail, and customer service skills in a fun, engaging environment? Do you feel energized when you're able to achieve results through team collaboration and a "never give up" approach to solving problems? Are you excited by the idea of leveraging your production, printing, and mailshop skills to help connect people with causes they care about like the environment, social justice and the cultural arts?
As a new Production Program Manager with Avalon Consulting Group a full-service fundraising consulting agency you'll manage the production process for direct marketing fundraising campaigns from initial concept development to final execution. You'll be responsible for maintaining communications with all suppliers and coordinating all aspects of the direct mail production process, while keeping projects on time and within budget.
This will be an exceptional opportunity for you to help remarkable organizations achieve their financial goals through timely, well-managed fundraising campaigns, while collaborating with an award-winning, expert team of dedicated, fun, and passionate fundraising professionals.
Why You Will Love Avalon Consulting...
As one of Washington, DC's most respected, cutting-edge, nonprofit fundraising consulting agencies since 1997, Avalon is committed to making the world a better place by helping our clients raise the funds needed to fulfill their inspiring missions. We have created a culture unlike any other agency. We're strategic, analytical, creative, innovative, collaborative, compassionate, and most of all: passionate about our work. We love what we do, and it shows in our engaged teams, industry awards, and delighted clients.
At Avalon, you'll experience an unparalleled supportive and collaborative team environment that encourages professional development while recognizing the importance of flexibility and work-life balance. We are committed to fostering a culture that embraces differences every day, and where each of our staff is supported and inspired to reach their full potential.
Besides being a great place to work, Avalon is pleased to offer a rich, comprehensive benefit plan, including employer-paid health and dental insurance, generous paid leave, employer-paid life and disability insurance, a safe harbor 401(k) plan.
As an equal opportunity employer, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are critical to our success. We strive to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.
What We Need:
You will be an ideal fit for us if you have at least three (3) years of experience managing production in the direct mail industry including bidding, scheduling, and mailshop experience. While prior agency or non-profit fundraising work would be value-added experience for this role, it is not a requirement. You must also be a "rock star" in using Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
In addition, our most engaged and successful team members demonstrate the following:
- Strong project management skills including the ability to organize, prioritize and plan work efficiently, while adhering to deadlines and client needs.
- Exceptional critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills.
- Ability to multi-task and succeed in a fast-paced "foot on the pedal" environment.
- Meticulous attention to detail and an ability to focus on details with the "big picture" in mind.
- A proactive approach to work and the ability to finds solutions before problems erupt.
- Eagerness for learning and continuous self-improvement
- Outstanding communication skills, professionalism, and customer service
- Enjoyment from collaborating with team members, partners, and clients.
- An ability to build and maintain positive, effective relationships with external partners and suppliers.
If this sounds like you, we would love to speak with you. For consideration, please apply using the provided link by submitting your resume and a cover letter with your desired salary.
Please visit our website at www.avalonconsulting.net.