The Arkansas Blood Institute is seeking a "community spirited" professional to LEAD its Little Rock team in fulfilling the mission 1) to recruit blood donors, drive sponsors, and volunteers and 2) to store and deliver blood units for local hospitals. This public-facing, "visible" position not only requires an outgoing, bright, and energetic personality to foster relationships, but also demands detailed attention to planning, communication, regulations, finances and personnel. Significant successes in project management and organizational expansion and entrepreneurship are desirable. Connectivity with regional leaders and access to key social networks would also be positives.
The successful candidate will present and maintain a credible, positive image of the Arkansas Blood Institute in the local community. He/She will act as a liaison between the Institute and the community, organizations and residents. Applicants should be goal-driven self-starters who have strong interpersonal, organizational and analytic skills. They should be able to motivate and inspire diverse constituencies including donors, sponsors, staff, and volunteers. They must also possess integrity and strength of character.
A bachelor's degree with at least 5 years of senior level operations and/or large project management experience is preferred. Community relations, marketing, sales, fundraising or blood banking experience is a plus. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communications skills and proven abilities in managing multiple, complex projects and processes.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, Flex Plan, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement and 401k Plan.
About Arkansas Blood Institute
Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is the ninth largest, non profit blood center in America. OBI employs more than 800 employees and works with 1,000 volunteers and 2,600 blood drive coordinators.
OBI’s mission is “to be the donor-to-patient lifeline, providing our communities & medical partners security by meeting transfusion & health care needs.”
OBI offers excellent compensation and includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, STD, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and generous Paid Time Off (PTO). EOE and Drug Free Workplace