Financial Empowerment Specialist

Financial Empowerment Specialist Job Opening

TITLE: Financial Empowerment Specialist

REPORTS TO:  Director of Financial Empowerment

GENERAL SUMMARY

Employee will work in cooperation with the Director of the Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) to promote financial literary within the St. Louis community. Employees in this classification instructs individuals and families in the community about financial education by performing the following duties.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Business Administration preferred, with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in community outreach including experience developing and implementing financial education and instruction for youth or an equivalent combination, training and experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to master other software programs; ability to utilize computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities. Advanced skills in Microsoft Teams and Canva preferred. Direct experience with community engagement and relationship building is preferred. Engaging and interactive presentation skills, with comfort in speaking to audiences of all sizes. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently in a detailed oriented, organized and efficient manner. Ability to relate to others in caring manner, exhibiting professional conduct, appearance, and a positive attitude. Ability to effectively problem-solve with the ability to convey suggestions/ideas in a constructive, nonjudgmental manner. Must possess exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to deal with people in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to manage time and workload effectively including planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to details. Ability and willingness to work overtime, evening and weekend hours as required by events and meetings. Must be able to operate personal vehicle for business and possess a current valid Missouri or Illinois driver’s license and insurance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Work to promote financial literacy within the St. Louis community. Assist with developing a comprehensive, engaging, meaningful and contemporary financial literacy educational k-12 curriculum with an emphasis on the St. Louis Public School system and Charter School system. Educate the community on College Kids programs and the importance of utilizing the program. Manage the library of financial literacy resources (presentations, online tools, etc.) by reviewing regularly and updating content. Assist with planning, organizing, attending OFE/College Kids events and special community events; assist with implementation of financial education programs within the community. Assist with the tracking of community outreach requests, donations, sponsorships; help set goals and track effectiveness. Track enrollee participation in conjunction with OFE and College Kids’ incentives. Support tracking system and provide reporting. Create survey tools to engage clients in conversation regarding program. Create and maintain electronic documentation of attendance at outreach events. Assist in promoting awareness of the program by enhancing its marketing and social media strategies. Assist with maintaining enrollee database. Host and/or attend occasional evening events, meetings and workshops. Conduct marketing and outreach campaigns to potential donors; to parents and students; and to general community. Coordinate workshops on financial topics. Compile up-to-date financial information for use by CSA clients.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants interested in applying for this position, should send a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF file to StLTreasurerHR@stlouis-mo.gov

EOE:

The City of St Louis Treasurer’s Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran’s status or marital status.

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