LBC Nomination Program

LBC Nomination Program

Welcome to LBC’s Nomination Program!

We believe the best way to strengthen Baltimore County and build LBC’s invaluable network is to include you, the community and LBC alumni, in nominating the best candidates. And, we are making it worth your while to participate. For each eligible nomination you make, you will be entered into a drawing to win the big prize. This is a win-win-win proposition – the more excellent candidates LBC accepts into its program, the better for Baltimore County, LBC and you!

Every eligible nominee will provide you with a chance to win the big prize. Win dinner for two at Citron, an upscale contemporary restaurant with exquisite views of Quarry lake.

Nomination Rules  

  1. LBC’s nomination program is open to anyone who wishes to nominate a candidate.
  2. All nominees must meet the eligibility requirements stated below to qualify for this program.
  3. Every qualified nomination = 1 entry for the big prize drawing to be conducted in the fall.
  4. First-time submissions of any given nominee will count in this giveaway. A second time nomination of the same person by the same nominator will not count.
  5. Multiple submissions of the same nominee will count one time for each different nominator.
  6. Nominations of LBC alumni will not count.
  7. Nominations must be submitted through the online form and include email and phone number of nominee.
  8. LBC board members are not eligible until they’ve satisfied their Board obligation to secure one class member. All additional nominations are eligible.
  9. Staff and outside consulting firms hired to assist with outreach are ineligible.

Qualified Nominations 

In order for a nomination to qualify for this program, the following criteria must be met:

  • Nominee has not participated in LBC before;
  • Nominee is at the director/VP level or above (exact title is not as important as standing in company);
  • Nominee has demonstrated interest in supporting the community;
  • Nominator believes nominee will both contribute to and benefit from the LBC experience; and
  • Candidates not nominated by their employers should be able to gain approval for the time off from work and be capable of raising the financial resources to participate in LBC’s program.

Below is the link to nominate a candidate 

https://www.leadbaltimore.org/nominate-a-candidate/ 

Join the LBC Team! We are hiring!

Join our small, creative and dynamic team where your contributions matter. Leadership Baltimore County is seeking an administrative dynamo who is organized, driven and an out-of-the-box thinker to join our team on a part-time basis. Together, we direct an annual community leadership program and alumni activities.

Email cover letter detailing how you are qualified and resume to info@leadbaltimore.org.

TITLE:  Administrative Specialist

BACKGROUND:  Leadership Baltimore County, Inc. (LBC) is a federally recognized, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1983. Its mission is to bring high achievers with diverse perspectives together to heighten their civic awareness, enhance their organizational effectiveness and become a driving force for positive change in their workplace and Baltimore County as a whole.

We achieve our mission by exploring the challenges and opportunities facing Baltimore County in monthly day-long sessions from September through June. The hallmarks of our sessions are: (1) engaging dialogues with the movers, shakers and decision-makers in Baltimore County; and (2) experiential in nature.  Topics examined may include: economic development, education, public safety, social services, Baltimore County government, Maryland State government, transportation, healthcare, civic engagement, regionalism, diversity and the environment.  Upon graduating from the ten-month program, LBC alumni engage in the community by taking on leadership roles with nonprofit and community organizations, and/or government advisory boards or task forces.  LBC provides ongoing learning and engaging activities for its alumni of approximately 1,000 individuals.

LBC is an outcome-based organization. Performance excellence in quality as well as quantity is required. Position descriptions are a general depiction of assignments. Since LBC has a small staff and an extensive array of tasks, employees need to be flexible and can expect to be called upon in a variety of ways that cannot always be anticipated in the position description.

JOB OBJECTIVE: To ensure that all of LBC’s administrative and back-office functions run efficiently, effectively and at the highest level of excellence through the maximum use of appropriate technology.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Directly reports to the President/CEO.

CLASSIFICATION: This is a part-time, non-exempt position.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide all administrative support across all aspects of the organization.

Data Management

  • Assist in refining and implementing the CRM system (Salesforce)
  • Determine new procedures, fields and functions necessary to provide LBC with the data it needs to run the organization in the most efficient and effective manner possible
  • Ensure that staff is adequately trained in using the database
  • Initiate and oversee continuous quality improvement
  • Create monthly dashboard to reflect progress against goals as tracked by database and bookkeeping systems
  • Maintain the database and email marketing platform (Salesforce and Mail Chimp) with up-to-date information on class members, alumni, dues, events, donors, stakeholders, etc.
  • Research contact information for all various stakeholders
  • Create ad hoc reports, as needed
  • Maintain online member directory

Program

A. Candidates / Class Members

  • Arrange for all interviews upon receiving candidate application
  • Schedule alumni to serve as interviewers
  • Prepare and distribute application and other necessary documents to all interviewers
  • Create and send acceptance packets to new class members
  • Ensure receipt of and maintain all documents new class members must sign
  • Identify and manage booking of opening retreat venue
  • Prepare class roster and binders for Opening Retreat
  • Assist with meals and refreshments for all events as needed (i.e., Information Breakfasts, Leadership Learning Days, Center Stage event, alumni events, etc.)
  • Arrange for bus service for Leadership Learning Days, if needed
  • Assist with other Leadership Learning Day preparation as needed, such as requesting and tracking all class members’ county districts for County  Government day, all class members’ legislative districts for State Government Day, solicit volunteers for Social Services day, etc.
  • Select, order and prepare commencement gift to class members

B. Alumni

  • Assist with alumni and public events as needed
  • Send monthly pairing to previous class for suggested one-on-one meetings
  • Coordinate membership dues mailings
  • Create or update cover letter
  • Create invoices
  • Coordinate with volunteers to assemble snail mail portion
  • Utilize software to send email portion
  • Track payments in database, quick books and best class ever spreadsheet

Fund Development & Financial

  • Prepare invoices for sponsors, tuition, and board pledges
  • Enter transactions in QuickBooks, reconcile bank and investment accounts monthly
  • Prepare financial statement reports for President & CEO
  • Assist with sponsorship solicitations for Leadership Learning Days and All Class Reunion
  • Assist with recruitment, as needed
  • Provide accounting firm with documentation needed to prepare year-end financials and 990s

Board, Committees

  • Send calendar invitations to all board members each new calendar year
  • Prepare and distribute board packets one week before each meeting
  • Prepare and maintain electronic board binders
  • Schedule new board member orientation meetings
  • Ensure receipt of and maintain all documents board members must sign
  • Secure location, order food and provide administrative support for annual board retreat
  • Provide logistical support for committee meetings, as requested

Administrative

  • Manage technology support consultant(s)
  • Order office supplies
  • Create weekly staff meeting agendas

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Proven track record in database management / CRM systems, preferably Salesforce
  • Knowledge and experience with bookkeeping and financial management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated flexibility and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Exceptional written, verbal and listening communications skills
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, set priorities, meet goals and deadlines, and adapt to changing conditions
  • Ability to set and adhere to high standards
  • Respect and appreciation for differing views as well as a sensitivity to those who may be “different” than you
  • Ability to find solutions to problems using creativity, reasoning, and past experiences along with the available information and resources
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment and discretion
  • Ability to plan activities and programs such as meetings, orientations, retreats
  • Ability to work a variable schedule on occasion, including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends

Community Board Volunteer Request

LBC receives requests for volunteers from community organizations. Please see the details below regarding board members for Richcroft.

 

Organization Name: Richcroft, Inc.

Organization Website: www.richcroft.com

Contact Name: Kevin Drumheller

Contact Email: kevind@richcroft.com

Contact Phone Number: 410-316-9528

Organization Mission: To create opportunities for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to make choices that will assist them in living full and productive lives.

Volunteer Opportunity: Board Member

Desired Skills:

  • Development
  • Event Planning
  • Finances
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Planning/Positioning
  • Technology

Board Responsibilities:

  • Time Commitment
  • Serve on Committee

In-Kind A/V Support Request

Do you or your company have audio/visual expertise to share?

LBC hosts frequent events. With the move to virtual and hybrid events, our technical needs have changed. Our small staff needs extra hands and expertise to ensure that all our events run smoothly. We are looking for in-kind support to serve at single or multiple events, including:

  • evaluating LBC’s plan for virtual and hybrid events and making suggestions for improvements
  • setting up equipment (cameras, microphones, laptops) in each meeting room before the meeting
  • facilitating inclusion of virtual participants
  • saving and sharing recorded video and written material

If you are interested, please contact Mary Kay Page at mpage@leadbaltimore.org.