Jobs

Facility & Equipment Manager

Open Date: 03/01/2024

Description:

Makers Mill seeks to hire a Facility & Equipment Manager who will support Makers Mill’s mission by overseeing the maintenance and upkeep of site and grounds, building mechanical systems, and shop equipment, with a primary goal of maintaining a facility that can effectively accommodate workforce training needs. The Facility & Equipment Manager will work closely with the Shop Circles and Building Committee to establish standard operating procedures for equipment and an Asset Management Plan for the facility.

Qualifications:

Makers Mill seeks the best candidate for the job. We encourage applicants from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are. We recognize the value that diversity brings to our organization and the broader community. We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small staff and/or volunteer team.
  • General knowledge of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, and other building systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and oversee building system and equipment repairs.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and perform other labor-intensive tasks.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential or equivalent.
  • Experience planning and maintaining facility budgets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain equipment and building provisions to meet safety requirements.
  • Communicate with external contractors and vendors.
  • Accurately follow maintenance protocols.
  • Delegate cleaning and maintenance responsibilities to volunteers, or perform such duties as needed.
  • Coordinate or perform snow removal from all walkways, entrances, and fire egresses.
  • Coordinate or perform trash removal.
  • Coordinate or perform the fixing of tools that need repair or maintenance.
  • Run routine maintenance inspections on building systems and equipment.
  • Monitor interior and exterior areas of the building for cleanliness and safety.
  • Support maintenance and installment work as needed.
  • Work with the Building Committee to write and execute a building-wide Asset
  • Management Plan/Maintenance Policy.
  • Work with the volunteer Shop Committees to establish standard operating procedures for all equipment.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Category: Part Time, approximately 20 hrs/week, Year Round
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Pay Range: $22 - $27/hr
  • Direct Supervisor: Executive Director
  • Schedule: In-person, Flexible Hrs
  • Other Benefits:  Free Shop Membership to Makers Mill as long as employed as Facility & Equipment Manager.

Note: This position is funded by a grant from the Northern Borders Regional Commission for three years, beginning in 2024.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter (PDF format) to Board Member and Hiring Chair, Mary Lyon, at jobs@makersmill.org with “Job Application, Facility Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Marketing Communications Manager

Open Date: 03/01/2024

Description:

Makers Mill seeks to hire a Marketing Communications Manager who will support Makers Mill's mission by driving membership, class attendance, and increasing public awareness of the organization through the creation and proliferation of social media content, press releases, radio interviews, tabling at community events, distributing printed media, and other means of communication and outreach.  The Marketing Communications Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and Program Director to create on-brand, timely, and synchronous content across media platforms and outreach opportunities.

Qualifications:

Makers Mill seeks the best candidate for the job. We encourage applicants from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are. We recognize the value that diversity brings to our organization and the broader community. We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Strong Writing Skills: Proficiency in crafting compelling and persuasive content for various platforms including press releases, website copy, social media posts, and newsletters.
  • Digital Marketing Expertise: Knowledge of digital marketing tactics including social media content creation, search engine optimization (SEO), and engagement strategy to reach target audiences online.
  • Brand Management: Experience in maintaining and strengthening the nonprofit's brand identity across all communication channels while ensuring consistency and coherence.
  • Graphic Design Skills: Proficiency, or willingness to learn, graphic design software such as Canva or Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) to create visually appealing and impactful marketing materials.
  • Basic Photography and Videography Skills. Proficiency, or willingness to learn, how to take and edit compelling photos and make short videos and reels.
  • Data Analysis: Competence in using analytics tools to track and measure the performance of marketing campaigns, derive insights, and make data-driven decisions to optimize strategies and tactics.
  • Interpersonal and Collaboration Skills: Excellent communication and teamwork abilities to collaborate with cross-functional teams including program managers, staff, and external partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Submit weekly press releases to local newspaper outlets.
  • Conduct radio interviews to highlight upcoming events at Makers Mill.
  • Take pictures and short videos for social media content (ie. posts, reels, etc.)
  • Create daily social media content that is on-brand and drives engagement.
  • Evaluate audience engagement and adjust marketing strategies accordingly
  • Help create and distribute printed media to local partners, including coordinated leafleting.
  • Increase visibility by coordinating tabling opportunities, group tours, and presentations.
  • Edit and proofread written pieces before publication
  • Improve Makers Mill’s search engine optimization (SEO)

Salary & Benefits:

  • Category: Part Time, 20hrs /week, Year Round
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Pay Range: $18 - $23/hr
  • Direct Supervisor: Executive Director
  • Schedule: This job requires scheduling flexibility in order to take pictures during classes and peak hours of Makers Mill, which must be done onsite.  Posting and writing copy may be done remotely if needed.
  • Other Benefits:  Free Shop Membership to Makers Mill as long as employed as Marketing Communications Manager.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024.  

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter (PDF format preferred) to Board Member and Hiring Chair, Mary Lyon, at jobs@makersmill.org with “Job Application, Marketing Communications” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Workforce Program Developer

Open Date: 03/01/2024

Description:

Makers Mill seeks to hire a Workforce Program Developer to support Makers Mill's mission by designing and establishing a workforce development program through partnership building and program development, working with local employers and academic institutions to design micro-credentialing programs and training that address specific skills gaps and job opportunities. The Workforce Program Developer will work closely with the Executive Director and Program Director to best utilize Makers Mill’s existing partnerships, facility, and equipment to offer meaningful training and networking opportunities that address statewide workforce challenges.

Qualifications:

Makers Mill seeks the best candidate for the job. We encourage applicants from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are. We recognize the value that diversity brings to our organization and the broader community. We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Workforce Development: Understanding of workforce development principles, including employment trends, job market analysis, skills training programs, and career pathways.
  • Partnership Development: Skill in building and maintaining relationships with employers, educational institutions, government agencies, and community organizations to create training opportunities and support services for program participants.
  • Program Design and Development: Experience in designing and developing innovative workforce development initiatives tailored to the needs of target populations, with clear objectives, strategies, and performance metrics.
  • Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis: Ability to conduct thorough needs assessments and gap analyses to identify the skills and training needs of individuals and employers within the community or target demographic.
  • Evaluation and Continuous Improvement: Experience in designing and implementing program evaluation plans to assess outcomes, measure impact, and identify areas for improvement, using data to inform programmatic decisions and adjustments.
  • Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively engage with stakeholders, deliver presentations, write reports, and advocate for program funding and support.
  • Cultural Competency and Diversity Awareness: Sensitivity to the cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic diversity of program participants, with the ability to design inclusive and equitable learning environments and programs.
  • Interpersonal and Collaboration Skills: Excellent communication and teamwork abilities to collaborate with cross-functional teams, including program managers, staff, and external partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a presentation about NH's workforce development “landscape”, including a SWOT analysis that identifies the most meaningful role makerspaces can play in addressing statewide workforce challenges.
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders and partners, including local Career and Technical Education Centers (CTEs), the nearest schools within the Community College System of NH, trade schools, local employers, institutions like WorkReadyNH, WorkInvestNH, and other organizations with overlapping missions, like Bring Back the Trades, Carroll Academy, Girls at Work, and Lakes Region Builders’ Association.
  • Host a community “Trade Talks” series centered around manufacturing, construction trades and management, and green technologies. Collect contact info for follow-up Focus Groups.
  • Engage local employers with site visits, meetings, etc., to narrow down precise skills gaps and workforce development focus
  • Design and develop 2-3 flagship workforce development programs that Makers Mill can offer year-round, comprising a Business and Workforce Development Initiative.  The program should be based on research and evidence of the NH workforce landscape, have clear goals and outcomes, an evaluation plan, and a financial sustainability plan.
  • Work with Hannah Grimes Center, WEDCO, and area Chambers of Commerce to plan Pitch Fork Event for entrepreneurs.
  • Finalize business plan for ongoing sustainability of this Business and Workforce Development Initiative

Salary & Benefits:

  • Category: Part Time, 20hrs/week, Year Round
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Pay Range: $22-$27/hr
  • Direct Supervisor: Executive Director
  • Schedule: Much of this job can be conducted remotely and on a flexible schedule, as long as candidate attends necessary staff meetings and demonstrates prompt communication.
  • Other Benefits: Free Shop Membership to Makers Mill as long as employed as Workforce Program Developer.

Note: This position is funded by a grant from the Northern Borders Regional Commission for three years, beginning in 2024.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024.  

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter (PDF format preferred) to Board Member and Hiring Chair, Mary Lyon, at jobs@makersmill.org with “Job Application, Workforce” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Administrative Assistant / Front Desk Manager

Open Date: 03/01/2024

Description:

Makers Mill seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant/Front Desk Manager who will work in support of Makers Mill’s mission by performing general administrative tasks including data entry, basic bookkeeping, and front desk duties including answering phone calls, picking up the mail, supporting visitors, tours, and managing a small team of front desk volunteers.  The Administrative Assistant/Front Desk Manager will support management by passing along relevant information, assisting in scheduling, and keeping files orderly and updated.

Qualifications:

Makers Mill seeks the best candidate for the job. We encourage applicants from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are. We recognize the value that diversity brings to our organization and the broader community. We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small staff and volunteer team.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in or willingness to learn Google
  • Workspace, Quickbooks Online, and Makers Mill’s relational database (CRM) software, Fundly and Volunteer Easy.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree, or related work experience, is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience as a volunteer or staff in a nonprofit is also a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Update and manage data on Makers Mill’s CRM software, Fundly, pertaining to event attendance, tool certifications, program interests, membership status, donations, and agreements/waivers and contracts.
  • Update and Manage Makers Mill’s volunteer management software, Volunteer Easy, to manage volunteer opportunities, schedules, shifts, volunteer agreements, and volunteer hours.
  • Perform basic bookkeeping duties like entering invoices, cash receipts, and paying bills in Quickbooks Online.  Reconciling merchant receipts from credit card processing software (Stripe) to CRM software (Fundly).
  • Serve as a member of the Welcoming Committee and of the Management Committee:
    • Responsible for communicating the needs of the Management Committee to the Welcoming Committee.
    • Periodically check in and support other Welcoming Committee members and front desk volunteers in fulfilling their roles.
  • Update and manage data on Makers Mill’s Google Workspace, helping to ensure all committees have organized Logbooks and that meetings are on the Google
  • Calendar and shared appropriately.
  • Answer the phone, take messages, and handle walk-ins.
  • Ensure a qualified docent is on duty for the weekly Friday morning and monthly first
  • Saturday facility tours, or otherwise conduct the tour oneself.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

This position includes operating a computer, printer, and other office equipment, which may require extended sitting and repetitive motion in the use of a computer, keyboard, and mouse.  The position also includes occasional tours of the facility, traveling to pick up the mail, and answering phone calls.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Category: Part Time, approx. 25 hrs/week, Year Round
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Pay Range: $18 - $23/hr
  • Direct Supervisor: Executive Director
  • Schedule: In person, up to 25 hours per week, business hours, occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Other Benefits:  Free Shop Membership to Makers Mill as long as employed as Admin Assistant / Front Desk Manager.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024.  

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter (PDF format preferred) to Board Member and Hiring Chair, Mary Lyon, at jobs@makersmill.org with “Job Application, Admin Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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