Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass seeks an ambitious and goal-oriented Community Engagement Manager. The Community Engagement Manager will excel at relationship building and partnership development to support our agency in throughout Central Kentucky. The Community Engagement Manager will: steward and cultivate relationships that raise resources (funds and volunteers) to support our mentoring programs; nurture prospective corporate and community partnerships while stewarding existing collaborations; successfully manage and grow existing special events; design and deliver new programs that generate revenue from corporate and individual donors; develop and implement short and long-term outreach strategies that connect Big Brothers Big Sisters to the needs of the communities served.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years marketing/sales, special events, fundraising experience.
  • Nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Strong communications skills required.
  • A passion for mentoring and serving the youth of Central Kentucky.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Andrea Ooten, President & CEO at aooten@bbbs-bluegrass.org or 436 Georgetown Street, Lexington, KY 40508. No phone calls, please.  Deadline to apply is May 3, 2017.  


Routine office environment. Flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends to meet event needs. Travel required to local communities, event locations and businesses. Must have car, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.

Equal Employment Opportunity

BBBSA provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential duties & responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law. 

The previous statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential duties & responsibilities of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. BBBSA may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

Additional Information/Benefits
Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, 401K/403b Plan

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check