Houston Parks Board seeks Communications Manager

Houston Parks Board is seeking a Communications Manager to centralize communications within the organization. The Communications Manager is responsible for the successful development and implementation of the communications strategy designed to promote the Houston Parks Board and its various projects, advocacy and fundraising efforts. Responsibilities include brand management; messaging; develop strategy and implementation plan for communicating the projects, fundraising and advocacy of Houston Parks Board; community contact – serve as the first point of contact for Houston Parks Board and Bayou Greenways 2020 including monitoring and responding to inquiries that arrive through the website, phone, email or social media; develop strategy and oversee the implementation of website improvements, social media, email communications and media relations; create programs to increase subscription/traffic/distribution of the organizations various marketing tools; assist with planning and organizational budget development; project-manage the creation of Houston Parks Board Annual Report; manage a Communications Coordinator; manage a public relations firm that may be assisting with media relations and other communications support. Please submit cover letter and resume w/dates to: Roksan Okan-Vick FAIA, Executive Director, Houston Parks Board 300 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024; or via fax 713-942-7664Houston Parks Board Communications Manager – 2014

Nature Discovery Center seeks part-time Bookkeeper

The Nature Discovery Center is a non-profit organization with a mission to ignite lifelong curiosity, understanding, and respect for nature through education. This part-time position manages the financial and administrative responsibilities of the Nature Discovery Center. The Bookkeeper’s major responsibilities will include bookkeeping and accounting, banking, fundraising support, and general office management. For a more detailed description of specific responsibilities, please visit http://www.naturediscoverycenter.org/jobs. The job requires ample patience, flexibility, and enthusiasm as well as a belief in our mission of nature education. In addition: working knowledge of QuickBooks is essential; familiarity with auction and fundraising databases is very desirable. We seek applicants with attention to detail and the ability to meet multiple deadlines, and candidates with the ability to work independently and as a team member. To apply for this position, please send a brief cover letter and resume to Sarah Flournoy, Executive Director, at sflournoy@naturediscoverycenter.org, or bring it by the Center in person 7112 Newcastle, Bellaire, TX 77401.