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General Counsel

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

A general counsel is responsible for overseeing and managing all legal matters for our foundation and its entities.

Key Responsibilities:

Providing legal advice: The general counsel is responsible for providing legal advice to the foundation executives, board of directors and managers on a wide range of legal issues, including regulatory compliance, corporate governance, contract negotiations, employment law, intellectual property, and litigation.

Managing legal affairs: The general counsel is responsible for managing all legal affairs for the foundation and its entities, including drafting and reviewing contracts, negotiating settlements, managing outside counsel, and overseeing litigation.

Ensuring compliance: The general counsel is responsible for ensuring that the foundation and its entities comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including non-profit laws, business laws, environmental laws, labor laws, and data privacy laws.

Managing risk: The general counsel is responsible for identifying and managing legal risks that could affect the foundation’s operations, reputation, or financial performance.

Developing legal policies: The general counsel is responsible for developing and implementing legal policies and procedures for the foundation and its entities, including policies related to ethics, compliance, and risk management.

Collaborating with other departments: The general counsel collaborates with other departments within the foundation, such as human resources, finance, and operations, to provide legal advice and support.

Representing the foundation & its entities: The general counsel represents the foundation in legal proceedings, negotiations, and other interactions with outside parties, such as regulators.

Qualifications:
To be qualified for the role of general counsel, a candidate must typically have a law degree and significant experience practicing law, preferably in a corporate setting. The candidate should have strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills, as well as a deep understanding of business operations and strategy.

Salary:
Commensurate with experience on a non-profit organization scale.

Only those authorized to work in the United States will be considered. Please send resumes to jobs@furqaan.org. No phone calls please

Audio/Video Media Associate

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Salary: $2,500.00 per month Role(s):
  • Research and identify content opportunities from across the organization and craft story concepts that reflect the impact of the organization on participants’ lives.
  • Support storytelling pipeline by producing regular timely and evergreen multimedia content.
  • Work with the marketing team to adapt content pieces for multiple platforms including website, social media, newsletters, and other media.
  • Shoot, record, and edit multimedia story components (photo, video, audio); using DSLRs, microphones, lighting equipment.
  • Support and further develop the company’s asset library and content branding.
  • Work with the marketing communications team to contribute to content planning and production timelines.
  • Provide support with writing, editing, and proofing of content pieces.
Other Responsibilities:
  • Stay current with industry trends and marketing best practices.
  • Contribute to overall marketing and communications planning for Al-Furqaan Foundation as a whole.
  • Serve as a key member of the development, communications and marketing department at fundraising events. Events may require occasional work outside of standard business hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising, liberal arts, journalism, film. (Preferred)
  • Minimum 1-3 years relevant experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Photoshop) – experience with Premiere Pro or an equivalent video editing software
  • Photography and website experience a plus
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task in fast-paced environment
U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

Business/Donors Development Specialist

Position: Full-Time, Part-Time, Contract

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Looking to hire a Business Development Specialist who will be responsible for the identification, qualification, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors. This position also manages the Foundation’s grant writing and reporting process. Role(s):
  • Build and maintain relationships with a portfolio of major donors helping them accomplish their philanthropic visions with Al-Furqaan Foundation
  • Work closely with the Head of Fundraising to develop sponsorship strategies and goals for fundraising events and to manage the creation of collateral material to support solicitation efforts.
  • Identify, cultivate, and secure sponsors for The Foundation’s Events, signature Projects, and other identified activities.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications team to create effective, inspiring digital and print fund development materials.
  • Manage the Foundation’s grant writing and reporting system.
  • Carry out special fundraising events, meetings, and interviews within established ethical standards and in compliance with local, state, federal, and non-profit regulations, guidelines, and laws.
  • Support the Foundation’s efforts to ensure a community presence that increases the Foundation’s visibility as a funding recipient for potential and current/past donors.
  • Collaborate with the Foundation’s staff to identify untapped markets of interest, and to generate ideas, programs, and concepts to engage prospective donors.
  • Lead the department’s efforts in securing auction items for all the Foundation’s fundraising events.
  • Model high levels of motivation, performance, dedication, and commitment.
  • Provide professional, quality customer service to donors, volunteers, staff, and other community contacts.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations, nonprofit management, or a related field.
  • Four or more years of demonstrated success in fund development or outside sales.
  • At least one year of experience in cold-calling required.
  • At least one year of experience in grant writing and grant research.
  • Experience in the development of budgets and the ability to manage financial resources effectively.
  • Proven results with fundraising and special events.
  • Strong public relations skills and ability to develop community collaborations.
  • Able to work independently within established guidelines, and to meet frequent deadlines.
  • Understanding and appreciation for the Foundation’s mission and the capability to project that mission to prospective donors and partners.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, Arabic & Urdu are highly preferred
  • Must be a team player whose superior communication skills facilitate working with a variety of internal and external customers
  • Ability to thrive in a changing and fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to ensure the exchange of information and effective planning
U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

Communication Manager/Associate

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

The Communications Associate is responsible for managing internal and external communications including general visibility, public relations, social media and media outreach strategies as directed by the Marketing Manager and Business Development. This position is also responsible for writing, editing and publishing content for internal channels.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes the organization’s overall corporate communications and marketing strategies and campaigns.
  • Develops corporate and program materials and electronic media to include websites, press-releases, newsletters, presentations, tradeshow presence, all manners of collateral, and other tools to ensure appropriate messaging and brand strategy are effectively executed.
  • Supports the business development function of the organization in the submission of proposals and related content and tools (concepts, graphics, logos, etc.), and participates in ongoing brand development and marketing of new offerings.
  • Provides ongoing program support across the organization to include all manner of collateral design and content creation (i.e., brochures, presentations, one-pagers, newsletters, press-releases, etc.).
  • Write copy, edit submissions and publish content for media properties, ensuring all content is consistent with the guidelines and standards.
  • Work alongside social media team to be able to post social media content, monitor and track social media engagement and other IIT social media channels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
  • Assist with creating and managing public relations and media relations campaigns, including writing press releases, responding to media inquiries, monitoring and tracking media mentions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree is required for this position along with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in communications, media, journalism or a related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills along with interviewing skills are essential.
  • A good understanding of general practices, methods, and procedures related to public relations, media relations, and marketing.
  • The right person for the job will be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Passionate about good editing, writing, and grammar.
  • Knowledgable about social media best practices.
  • Comfortable dealing with the media (making media pitches, and answering questions from the media when inquiries come into the media team), and have a solid understanding of online, television, and radio media outlets.
  • Able to think critically and creatively.
  • Able to work well under deadline pressure and multi-task.
  • Willing to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Willing to take direction and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

Digital Marketing Associate

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Role(s):
  • The Digital Marketing Associate is intimately involved in the execution of internet marketing strategies such as search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), Facebook Pixels, GoogleAd, Google analytics, and social media marketing.
  • Must be able to use the Facebook pixel to track and retarget visitors and customers
  • Manage and write content for blogs, social media materials, advertisements, and website content.
  • Must have a coding background to make requested website changes (WordPress).
  • Communicate effectively with donors on their progress and any customer service related questions involving their campaign.
  • Learn the business’ internet marketing offerings inside and out. Manage the marketing and advertising tasks assigned monthly.
  • Work efficiently, with high attention to detail, minimizing the occurrence of costly errors.
  • Bring creativity to further the business by suggesting more effective methods and internet marketing and social media strategies.
  • Important: this work required commuting every day to Bolingbrook, IL. Remote working is not available.
Qualifications:
  • Must be Google AdWords certified or become Google AdWords certified in the first month of employment.
  • Must have experience with search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), Facebook Pixels, GoogleAd, Google analytics, and social media marketing.
  • Must have experience with Facebook Business Manager
  • Must have experience with ClickFunnels/ Creating Leadpages 2+ years
  • Must have strong professional writing abilities.
  • Must have a passion for advertising and marketing.
  • Must be local and within driving distance to the Bolingbrook
  • Must be organized and value efficiency and accuracy.
  • Highly desired – previous customer service experience.
  • Highly desired – bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, or related field.
  • Highly desired- have a second language Urdu or Arabic.
U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

Executive Assistant

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Role(s): Immediately want an Executive Assistant for the President. Duties include general clerical, receptionist and project based work. Project a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.
  • Works closely with the President to keep him informed of upcoming commitments.
  • Managing an extremely active calendar of appointments.
  • Handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Arranging travel plans, itineraries and compiling travel related documents and all trip details in spreadsheet.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the President with Board members, Foundation staff and other.s
  • Provides general administrative and clerical tasks such as answering phones, faxing, mailing, filing and photocopying.
  • Prepares correspondence as instructed by the President. 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results.
  • Anticipate the needs of the president and act accordingly.
  • Manages administrative records and files for the President.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
  • Prior experience with MS Office and must be able to type 60 wpm. 
  • Minimum 1-3 years administrative experience. 
  • Excellent multi-tasker, a team player and have superb communication skills 
  • Should be able to work long hours and under high pressure. 
  • Problem solving skills and a quick learner.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized.
U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

IT/Network Administrator

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Salary: $3,000.00 per month

Role(s):

  • Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
  • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
  • Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.
  • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance.

Skills/Qualifications:

Network Performance Tuning, LAN Knowledge, Network Design and Implementation, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Multi-tasking, Quality Focus, Coordination, Technical Understanding, Quick Study, Technical Zeal

U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

Junior Accountant

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Salary: $3,000.00 per month

Role(s):

  • Must take care of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Daily record keeping of all transactions (Data Entry) in Quickbook
  • Desktop and Quickbook Online
  • Data entry and record-keeping for sales and donation platforms
  • Help with inventory management
  • Any other accounting duties as needed

Qualifications: 

  • Quickbooks (Online and Desktop) – 1 year
  • Excel and Microsoft word

U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

Marketing Manager

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

A Marketing Manager is responsible for all marketing campaigns both online and offline from all the divisions of Al-Furqaan Foundation. This involves finding/cooperating with other organizations, ambassadors, social media influencers and contract based freelancers for all marketing campaigns.  Role(s): 
  • Working with the executive team to set the marketing strategy for all divisions of the Foundation.
  • Tracking the effectiveness of marketing campaigns on all platforms and reporting quarterly to the executive team.
  • Planning and preparing budgets for marketing campaigns of all the divisions. 
  • Hiring and managing the performance of a more junior marketing team that includes the Digital Marketing Team, Social Media Team, Graphics Design Team, PR Team, Audio/Media Team, Website Team.
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, production, etc to come up with new marketing strategies.
  • Good Understanding of platforms like WordPress, BigCommerce & Shopify
  • Managing Digital Marketing campaigns for all divisions on all platforms.
  • Planning the whole Digital Marketing Strategy for all divisions
  • Analyzing Customer Insights, Campaign Analytics & Campaign Performance.
  • Experience with Facebook Business Manager & Google Adwords.
  • Experience with Facebook Pixels, SEO, PPC, Google Analytics & Paid Media.
  • Good negotiations skills for third-party marketing agency contracts.
  • Managing Social Influencers & Ambassadors for all marketing campaigns.
  • Managing Campaigns run by other agencies, partnerships & companies. 
  • Writing and delivering content and social media plans.
  • Content calendar management for all social media platforms.
  • Managing the design and production of promotional materials such as digital creatives, social media posts, websites, brochures, panels and other marketing materials.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of practical experience in the marketing field.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, coaching, and supervising skills.
  • Time and project management skills.
  • Management experience.
  • Strong understanding of business management, financial, and leadership principles
  • Certifications in Digital Marketing Platforms like Facebook or Google are preferred.
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
  • Ability to analyze processes and information, identify problems and trends, and develop effective solutions and strategies.
U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.

Publishing Manager

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

A Publishing Manager is responsible for everything we publish under certain subject areas. This involves finding and/or cooperating with people to write the books or journals and then producing, marketing, selling, and distributing the final product.

Role(s):

A Publishing Manager is primarily responsible for taking care of all the publications of the organization. The specific duties of a publications manager position include:

  • Coordinating with the content creators
  • Oversight and managing the layout and design team
  • Acquiring the best deals for the printing process
  • Supervising the printing process
  • Handling the legal process related to each printed title
  • Supervising the shipping and storage processes
  • Planning and supervising Marketing activities and launching process for each product
  • Planning & Supervising  the proper supply chain management policies
  • Overseeing the distribution process including the best practice for distributors’ management
  • Coordinating with vendors, suppliers, and other department members; 
  • Keeping updated on publications from competitor publishing houses; 
  • Taking care of human resources required for various publications; 
  • Participating in recruitment and training of human resources and performing other tasks as required. 

Qualifications: 

A Publishing Manager should have a bachelor’s degree in mass communications or journalism. A master’s degree may be advantageous. Excellent academic credentials are required. Prior experience in publications management is essential for a Publishing Manager position. 

U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a NON-PROFIT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION scale.