Program Assistant
Nordson Corporation - Cleveland, OH

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The Program Assistant will be responsible for supporting the work of the Program and Grants staff for the Nordson Corporation Foundation. Responsibilities include managing employee volunteer programs and acting as a community liaison to identify opportunities that support the mission of the Nordson Corporation Foundation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the Time and Talent employee volunteer program
  • Act as a liaison between Nordson and community organizations
  • Work with volunteers to ensure positive experience and effective results
  • Manage events and logistics
  • Produce the monthly newsletter by developing content, interviewing individuals, inserting photos and linking this information to the website.
  • Assist in the overall success of the annual United Way campaign.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an attention to detail
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Web based skills
  • Highly organized professional with the ability to manage numerous projects
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals
  • Ability to communicate decisions tactfully
  • Presents a pleasant and professional demeanor
Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members, take initiative, solve problems, and meet deadlines
Knowledge of Micro Edge Gifts a plus

Bachelors degree and one to two years work experience (with a foundation and/or non-profit a plus)

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Volunteer experience required