Employment Opportunities

Are you good with your promises? Do you want to better humanity? Apply to join our team! Our staff has been doubling in size nearly every year!

We are a small nonprofit with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you aren’t afraid to get in and figure it out, maybe this is the place for you.

The application process is to email HR@becauseisaidiwould.com with your resume and cover letter. Please describe why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills relate to the job you are applying for. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

IMPORTANT: If there is not a position open that fits your specific skill set, but you are still interested in working with us, we still want to hear from you! Please email your resume and include a cover letter about why you want to join the team. Use the email subject UNIQUE TALENT.

Full-Time Positions:
Are you looking to use your sales experience for good?
Reporting directly to the Founder, the Director of Speaking Engagements will dedicate most of their working time to securing speaking engagements for because I said I would speakers. We are looking to continue to build upon our success of booking speaking engagements in which 100% of the speaking fee goes to our nonprofit. The Director of Speaking Engagements will strategically handle over 600 requests per year and build upon current relationships and develop new strategic ways to promote and book speaking engagements to benefit the nonprofit.

We are a nonprofit with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you aren't afraid to get in and figure it out, maybe this is the place for you.

We may be small, but we offer great benefits.
When considering the salary range for our positions, also consider that because I said I would covers 100% of the premiums forhealth, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance for the employee and 75% of the premium for eligble dependants.

Job Title: Director of Speaking Engagements
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: $50,000 to $65,000 Travel Required: 0-10%
Work hours: Full-time M-F, some work on the evenings and weekends as needed

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: HR @ becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Director of Speaking Engagements, HR APPLICATION – [Insert Your Name Here]

IN ADDITION TO YOUR RESUME, PLEASE EMAIL A COVER LETTER STATING WHY YOU WANT TO WORK FOR BECAUSE I SAID I WOULD AND WHAT SKILLS YOU HAVE RELATED TO THIS JOB DESCRIPTION THAT MAKES YOU A GREAT FIT FOR THE POSITION.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting directly to the Founder, the Director of Speaking Engagements will dedicate most of their working time to securing speaking engagements for because I said I would speakers. We are looking to continue to build upon our success of booking speaking engagements in which 100% of the speaking fee goes to our nonprofit. The Director of Speaking Engagements will strategically handle over 600 requests per year and build upon current relationships and develop new strategic ways to promote and book speaking engagements to benefit the nonprofit. Other responsibilities include the following:

• Builds relationships with organizations from inbound speaking requests that come to us through our website, event tables, emails, social media messages, referrals and more.
• Generates new cold or warm speaking engagement opportunity leads by researching events that require an inspirational keynote speaker or leadership workshop expert in industries, geographies or event dates that are of interest to because I said I would.
• Cultivates strong and long-lasting relationships with speaker bureaus (talent agencies) who bring event opportunities to because I said I would.
• Provides superior customer service to individuals representing speaking engagements in an honest, caring, detailed and professional manner.
• Develops and executes detailed and sometimes unique contracts for speaking engagements
• Manages Salesforce CRM database of all speaking opportunities and contacts by logging notes and detailed information in account opportunities, creating informative reports, utilizing Salesforce apps that increase productivity and creating dashboards that make priorities clear.
• Negotiates speaking engagement contracts in a manner that brings higher value to the organization through revenue, partnerships, advertising, merchandise or other agreements that generate value for one or both organizations involved.
• Leads multiple direct reports including the Event Manager and Fulfillment Manager to maximize the number of speaking opportunities and the depth of value the organization gets from each opportunity (e.g., book sales, additional speech opportunities while traveling to a particular city, etc.)
• Develops and implements long term and short term strategies for the organization that meets revenue targets through initiatives that account for internal and external strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
• Leverages Salesforce CRM to develop automated and up-to-date financial forecasts of the speaking engagement pipeline in a manner that informs the Executive Team and their financial and investment decision making process.
• Makes the sales and marketing process (related to speaking engagements) more efficient and effective by working with our Chief Technology Officer to automate or improve workflow processes in Salesforce.
• Represents the organization in a manner that aligns with the organization’s core values (https://becauseisaidiwould.com/honor)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university.
• Four to ten years of sales experience and/or training in business-to-business industry with high-value accounts; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• He/she must be extremely detail-oriented and able to simultaneously manage dozens of business transactions and relationships.
• Ability to motivate and create a positive atmosphere with the Speaking Engagement Team in the midst of ambitious goals and internal and external challenges that arise.
• Honestly persuasive and appropriately emotional sales skills through empathetic communication.
• Decisive and strong communicator – both written and verbal.
• Ability to detect problems and potential trouble spots that would impede the ability to execute contracts/events.
• Strong time management skills through extremely detailed calendaring.

PREFERRED SKILLS
Experience with nonprofits, start-up organizations or social movements.

ADDITIONAL NOTES
Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 
 

Internships:
Job Title: Graphic Design Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Volunteer
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: pete@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VOLUNTEER Graphic Design Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Senior Motion Graphics Designer, this is a great opportunity to assist in the graphic needs of because I said I would.

• Create visual aspects of marketing materials, websites and other media, including infographics.
• Curate visual libraries of photos, logos, style guides and graphics.
• Work in a fast paced environment with a positive attitude.
• Open to feedback, design changes and other suggestions.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
• Working knowledge of Gmail, Hangouts, Google Docs, and Microsoft Office.
• Design Student with two free days to come into the office. Great opportunity to gain professional experience.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Character Education Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Volunteer
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: kay@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VOLUNTEER Character Educaton Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

As a Character Education intern you will work closely with the VP of Character Education to help develop character education materials, develop engaging activities, identify curriculum resources, online resource library, suggesting ideas for new programing and activities, researching and suggesting appropriate material, creating education documents, and other duties as needed. The Character Education Intern should be available 5-10 hours per week (pending project based needs) until the January 1, 2019 with opportunity to extend beyond if it is mutually agreed upon by the intern and because I said I would staff.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with the VP of Character Education on special projects
• Research educational topics
• Assist in creating programs and evaluations
• Create educational materials and resources

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Detail oriented
• Use of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Enrolled in a college degree program
• Strong communication (oral, writing and presentation) skills
• Professional presence and demeanor
• Ability to make and keep a promise

Preferred Skills

• Education or related major
• Experience with surveys and evaluation
• Character Education experience
• Nonprofit experience
• Research or curriculum development experience

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Chapter Program Fundraising Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Volunteer
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: jennifer@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VOLUNTEER Chapter Program Fundraising Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Chapter Relationship Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist in the administrative needs of because I said I would's Chapter Program.

• Data entry (sign-in sheets, surveys, etc.)
• Assist with group fundraising projects (calls and scheduling meetings)
• Work alongside the development and fundraising teams to plan fundraising projects and research grant opportunities
• Assist with forms processing and administrative support

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Working knowledge of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Good communication skills both verbally and written
• Junior or Senior working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a related field

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Chapter Program Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Volunteer
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-2.5 days per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VOLUNTEER Chapter Program Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Chapter Relationship Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist in the administrative needs of because I said I would's Chapter Program.

• Data entry (sign-in sheets, surveys, etc.)
• Assist with (as needed) day of event planning (potentially weekend help)
• Assist with group volunteer projects (calls and scheduling meetings)
• Assistance with logistics
• Assist with forms processing
• Researching local marketing opportunities for local Chapter

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Working knowledge of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Good communication skills both verbally and written
• Enrolled in college

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Communications Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Volunteer
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 5-10 hours per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VOLUNTEER: Communications Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

As a Communications Intern you will be responsible for the ongoing communication for the promotion of the local BISIW Chapters through digital and traditional channels including but not limited to Facebook, Community Boards, Flyers, Press Releases and E-mail. The Communications Leader must be available 5-10 hours per week.

• Curating relevant and local content for the individual Chapter Facebook pages
• Assisting in the creation of the monthly media guide sent to all other communications volunteers
• Interacting with media channels on behalf of BISIW by sending out press releases as well as drafting and pitching stories on our volunteer projects
• Assist with the marketing and promotion of local Chapter by visiting network/marketing events, Chapter events, and distributing marketing materials there (e.g. flyers, Chapter business cards, etc.)
• Fostering relationships within your local community through networking and outreach
• Attend monthly Chapter Meetups, Unified Promises and planning calls as needed

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Coursework in marketing, communications, journalism
• Working knowledge of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Must understand the importance of confidentiality
• Work a consistent schedule during office hours, M-F, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Preferred Skills

• Previous work experience in communications or marketing.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Fulfillment Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Volunteer
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 10-15 hours per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VOLUNTEER: Fulfillment Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Fulfilment Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist with data entry and processes necessary for the packing and shipping of promise cards, supplies and merchandise to because I said I would events, chapters and supporters. Although not required, this role will also be invited to attend regular weekly staff meetings and other staff-organized activities. Training will be provided. Typical activities will include but are not limited to the following:

• Preparing event supplies for shipment
• Assisting with special projects that may include folding, cutting and printing needs
• Packing, weighing, labeling and shipping merchandise and supplies
• Counting promise cards
• Data entry for leads and lead verification
• Uploading event photos and contact information in the database
• Data entry for chapter, speaking engagement, fundraising, newsletter and character education inquiries from events

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Use of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Candidate must be available for a consistent weekly schedule (can be determined with the Fulfilment Manager).
• Detail oriented with numbers

Preferred Skills

• Experience with shipping procedures and protocol
• Salesforce experience a plus

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: HR Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Volunteer
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VOLUNTEER: HR Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Supervised by the Office Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist in the administrative needs of because I said I would while maintaining confidentiality with all information. The HR Intern will support the human resources by performing the following activities:

• Maintenance of human resource files
• Assist with recruiting activities
• Update and maintain intranet site
• Assist with forms processing
• Assist with other office administrative activities

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Coursework in human resources
• Working knowledge of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Must understand the importance of confidentiality
• Work a consistent schedule during office hours, M-F, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Preferred Skills

• Previous work experience in human resources

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

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