About Us

Working with men returning home from prison who are at the highest risk of re-arrest, Turning Leaf combines behavioral therapy, one-on-one counseling, on-site transitional employment, and job placement to offer a proven model of prison reentry with an 80% success rate. We’re small – six staff total – but we have big plans. We currently operate in Charleston, SC with the plan of expanding to two additional South Carolina cities and growing to a staff of twenty-three over the next three years.

The atmosphere is laid back and casual, but there is an expectation of high performance. We take training and continuous improvement seriously and are always looking for opportunities to get better. We embrace change. Things don’t stay the same around here for very long.

Current Openings

We are currently hiring a Director of Marketing & Communications and a Director of Operations. Postings are listed below. 

Position Title

Director of Marketing & Communications

The Opportunity

Turning Leaf is hiring a Director of Marketing & Communications. This key position is responsible for creating and implementing all the organization’s marketing and branding materials, public relations strategies, and communications. The role also includes development responsibilities to the CEO in the first year to support the organization’s capital campaign.

What You’ll Be Responsible For

1. Marketing, Communications and Public Relations

· Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance brand identity, broaden awareness of the program and increase visibility across key stakeholder audiences.

· Write, update, edit and oversee production and design of digital and printed materials.

· Serve as primary media contact.

· Develop and implement PR strategies including media outreach, issuing press releases, fielding media inquiries, and creating and maintaining media lists.

· Act as brand manager, ensuring consistent look, style, and feel for communications.

· Prepare photography and other media for publication and maintain digital media library.

· Identify and facilitate opportunities to increase the visibility of the organization through participation in community and media events, conferences, and advocacy events.

· Represent organization at community events, meetings, and conferences.

2. Social Media, Website and E-Marketing

· Work with staff and contractors to develop and implement social networking strategies, curate social media posts, and monitor and respond to inquiries.

· Manage website, including maintaining the integrity of website content and structure, monitoring and reporting on key metrics from Google Analytics and utilizing Search Engine Optimization.

· Manage and execute email communications program, including quarterly e-newsletters, campaign messages, and fundraising e-appeals.

3. Development support

· Support the CEO in administrative level fundraising activities, including managing a donor database, recording gifts, grant reporting, and providing regular communication to donors on program progress and milestones.

Qualifications

· At least five years relevant work experience developing and implementing communications strategies across multiple platforms.

· Demonstrable skill and experience in writing, editing, digital analytics and audience segmentation.

· Familiarity with database systems and online social networks; experience with Fundly and Mailchimp a plus.

· Proficiency with various social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

· Keen eye for graphic design, attention to detail, and creativity.

· Problem-solver and self-starter with strong time management skills and a roll-up-my-sleeves attitude.

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply.

Compensation

The salary range for this position is $50,000-$60,000 annually DOE. We offer a monthly health care stipend, sick and vacation leave, and paid holidays.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume with the subject line Director of Marketing & Communications to jmcgrew@turningleafproject.com by December 9th. No phone calls please.

Position Title

Director of Operations

The Opportunity

Turning Leaf is hiring a Director of Operations. In collaboration with the CEO, the Director of Operations will drive the implementation of the strategic plan through oversight of Turning Leaf’s operations and programs, with priority on high level program quality and outcomes achievement, developing organizational operational systems, policies and procedures, responsible for human resources services, providing for maintenance of facilities and vehicles, and managing the organizational budget.

Who You Are

· You love systems, processes, procedures, and data.

· You love the idea of creating operational infrastructure for a small nonprofit to grow.

· You’re organized, accurate, and analytical.

· You’re comfortable working independently and can develop solutions to problems with limited supervision.

· You like wearing a lot of hats and don’t mind taking on tasks outside your prescribed job duties.

· You’re flexible, embrace change, and are always looking for ways to get better.

What You’ll Be Responsible For

1. Human resources. Take the lead on providing overall human resources services, including workers’ compensation, staff benefits, managing personnel matters, reviewing and updating job descriptions on an annual basis, hiring, staff onboarding, and disciplinary action, as needed.

2. Financials. Closely liaise with third parties, including accountant, audit firm, banking institutions and insurance brokers, assist in financial forecasting, budget management and reporting, track departmental and organizational expenses, and assist with financials related to grant funding.

3. Operations. Develop and manage administrative and operational policies and procedures, facilitate and help manage internal communications to improve efficiency and flow of information, develop and oversee process to evaluate program performance by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data and metrics, manage performance of assigned staff in achieving goals, oversee the maintenance of all organizational property including buildings and vehicles, and ensure the organization’s IT needs are met.

Additional Qualifications

· At least five years of relevant work experience in human resources, financial management, and operations. 

· Demonstrated ability to organize, direct and coordinate operations, and develop and implement policies and procedures; in personnel supervision, human resources management; facilities management; and budget management.

· Proficiency in the use of computers for: word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and email.

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply.

Compensation

The salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000 annually DOE. We offer a monthly health care stipend, sick and vacation leave, and paid holidays.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume with the subject line Director of Operations to jmcgrew@turningleafproject.com by December 9th. No phone calls please.