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Full-Time Positions 

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational and recreational experiences for residents of and visitors to Northeast Ohio. Founded in 1972, CVSR is the unique method of alternative and environmentally-friendly transportation within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park – the 11th most visited park in the country. CVSR seeks qualified candidates to help grow and sustain its development department. The Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of and willingness to embrace a culture of philanthropy. 

Position Description: 

  • Focus efforts on tactical implementation of the membership, annual fund and planned giving programs.
  • Provide administrative support, prospect research and briefing materials to the Director of Donor Relations and President & CEO.
  • Manage all data, gift entry and acknowledgement.
  • Posses technical skills and understand the importance of developing and following established workflow processes. This candidate will also have the insight and sensitivity to interpret trends and facts within the data, and provide creative solutions and new ideas for implementation.
  • Help to craft and implement a stewardship strategy for individual and corporate donors.
  • Collaborate with Manager of Foundation Relations, as well as work closely with the customer experience and marketing team.
  • Development coordinator will report to the Director of Donor Relations. Ideal candidate will have a fresh and energetic perspective, a penchant for creativity and desire to be challenged in a unique and fun environment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three to five years relevant experience in membership organization or nonprofit.
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and/or Salesforce preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral skills, attention to detail is a must. 
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends when necessary, provide staffing support at special events.

Please send resume and cover letter to Tina Austin, Director of Donor Relations, taustin@cvsr.com

Part-Time Positions

PROJECT & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

An excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning more about railroad operations, retail management, and non-profit organizations. Approximately 25 hours per week.

Supports operations and project management at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR)’s Fitzwater Maintenance Facility in Valley View, OH.  Facilitates communications and manages information in the areas of mechanical, transportation, and retail operations.

Duties:

  • Facilitate internal and external project communications
  • Update project schedules using Microsoft Project
  • Place purchase orders (POs) with vendors and contractors
  • Verify incoming deliveries against POs
  • Track merchandise and concessions inventory with Point-of-Sale (POS) system
  • Prepare sales reports using data from the POS system
  • Track, inventory, and keep stocked consumable products for office and workshop areas
  • Record, prepare, and file minutes of meetings
  • Prepare and file inspection reports in conformance with the regulations of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Prepare, track, and update maintenance request forms
  • Prepare drafts of operating procedures and bulletins
  • Catalog Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Scan and digitally catalog invoices and records
  • Other duties as determined by the Sr. Director of Engineering and Planning

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including typing skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are essential
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and Quickbooks preferred
  • Experience with retail or inventory management software preferred

Working Hours:

  • Approximately 25 hours per week
  • On-site at CVSR’s Fitzwater facility in Valley View, Ohio
  • Approximately 9AM – 2:30PM, 5 days per week
  • Some flexibility to adjust schedule to employee’s needs provided that a consistent schedule is established

Please submit resumes to ttofani@cvsr.com

PART-TIME TICKET SELLER

Responsibilities:

Sell train tickets to customers. Direct visitors and answer customer questions appropriately. Follow communication guidelines and procedures. Handle money responsibility and report daily ticket sales. Greet passengers in a friendly manner.

Requirements:

  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Must be able to work weekends and some evenings. 
  • Strong front facing Customer Service skills.
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters.
  • Friendly and works well in a team environment.
  • Strong communication abilities.
  • High school degree required, some college preferred.

Candidates without a flexible work schedule need not apply. Please submit resumes to kott@cvsr.com

SEASONAL  TEMPORARY TICKET TAKER

Description:

This is a part-time, seasonal position. Be a part of the magic this holiday season! We are looking for friendly, outgoing individuals to be a part of our Polar Express program.

Responsibilities:

  • Check tickets for Polar Express passengers.
  • Direct visitors and answer customer questions appropriately.
  • Follow communication guidelines and procedures. Greet passengers in a friendly manner.

Requirements:

  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Weekends and evenings only.
  • Strong front facing Customer Service skills.
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters.
  • Friendly and works well in a team environment
  • Strong communication abilities.
  • High school degree required, some college preferred.

*Candidates without a flexible work schedule need not apply.

Candidates without a flexible work schedule need not apply. Please submit resumes to kott@cvsr.com

SEASONAL CONCESSIONAIRES

Concessionaires needed for employment throughout season. Please send resume to: finance@cvsr.com

 

 

 

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