Love Not Lost is a non-profit organization who photographs people facing a terminal diagnosis to preserve memories and support people in grief. We do this through free portrait sessions and beautiful hand-crafted photo albums as well as providing resources and cultivating community.
Our driving question is "How can we love people better?" We ask that question in regards to our employees, our donors, our applicants, our sponsors, our photographers, and everyone we interact with. We are looking for someone who can join our team with a heart to love people better as we enter into sensitive situations and provide meaningful experiences through grief.
Director of Operations
Looking for a top-performer who supports the mission and vision of Love Not Lost and is excited about helping us grow. This position will include working closely with the Executive Director. You will be the lead communicator between photographers and our applicants and in charge of scheduling, relationship building, and development. This can be a remote position, however, there will be several times a year that your physical presence will be needed in Atlanta, GA.
Reviewing applications submitted from people with a terminal diagnosis who desire a photography session
Connecting Love Not Lost photographers to our applicants and managing the scheduling process
Building a relationship with our photographers to grow/improve that relationship and love them better
Building relationships with the hospitals/hospices we are partnering with to grow/improve that relationship and love them better
Assisting with events (photographer retreats, fundraising events, speaking engagements, etc.)
Submitting albums to be printed and ensure delivery
Assisting the Executive Director with administrative tasks
Our Operations Coordinator position is part-time, an average of 20 hours per week. Some days will require work during normal business hours and others will allow for work to be done after hours.
Building Relationships: Initiates contact with other individuals; builds and maintains positive relationships to accomplish organizational goals; relates to people in an open, friendly, accepting manner; shows sincere interest in others and their concerns; willing to enter into compassionate and sometimes deep, emotional conversations around grief, loss, and love.
Listening: Actively hears others, ensuring a complete and accurate transfer of information and establishes trust
Problem Solving: Identifies root causes of problems; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; implements problem resolutions quickly and effectively
Persistence/Resilience: Works at responsibilities until they are successfully completed; tries alternative approaches when confronted with obstacles or criticism; works diligently to achieve difficult objectives.
Prioritize and handle multiple projects successfully to completion on time
Be able to self-manage while reporting to the Executive Director
Resolve problems, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressure
Organization: Help create systems that are scalable and stay organized with growth
Flexibility and Adaptability to accommodate schedules, deadlines, changes, etc.
Resourcefulness, Attention to Detail, Highly Self-motivated, Initiative: Takes charge to make things happen; identifies what needs to be done and does it.
We are looking for someone who cares deeply about the mission of Love Not Lost and is excited about our vision of growing to a national level. This person will need to be flexible, organized, relational, calm, caring, and compassionate. Experience as a photographer or in customer service is a plus, but not a requirement.
You will be joining a team that is focused on advancing the professional and personal success of its people. At Love Not Lost, the driving question of our organization is “How can we love people better?” We will be asking that question about you, our employee, to constantly be looking for ways to love you better. We will also expect you to ask that of yourself and challenge you to love those around you better.
How To Apply:
This is a unique opportunity to work closely with the Executive Director and grow alongside of an incredible organization. Please be sure to fully review our website at www.lovenotlost.org before applying. You’ll need to email your resume to ashley(at)lovenotlost.org with "Director of Operations Application" in the subject line. If you have a story of grief or loss that has compelled you to apply, feel free to include a brief summary in your cover letter. Thank you.
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