Job Category: Al-Furqaan Foundation

Web Developer

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Role(s):

The Web Developer is responsible for designing, coding, and modifying websites, from layout to function and according to a Foundation’s specifications. Strive to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.

  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions, and standards.
  • Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of E-Commerce & WordPress
  • Deep expertise and hands-on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and APIs.
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications.

Important: This work required commuting every day to Bolingbrook, IL. Remote working is not available.

Skills and Qualifications:

WordPress, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web Programming Skills, E-Commerce, Teamwork, Verbal Communication, cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Multimedia Content Development, API’s

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Senior Graphic Designer

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Al-Furqaan Foundation is hiring a creative, inspired and committed graphic designer to design a variety of print projects including but not limited to posters, flyers, brochures and ads.

Role(s):

  • Develop concepts for designing postcards, ads, flyers, invitation, vouchers, coupons and E-mail campaigns
  • Manage and maintain graphic files, including center logos, photos and art
  • Experienced in digital creative projects that includes social media, animation and website advertisements
  • Producing accurate and high quality work
  • Work well in a team with Web developer and marketing department

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design 
  • Minimum 5-8 years of experience in graphic design
  • Experience in quoting and managing print jobs
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suites
  • Experienced in planning concepts and designing layout of art and copy
  • Organized and detail oriented and skilled in editing
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet all deadlines.

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Receptionist

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Salary: $11.00 per hour

Role(s):

  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  • Answer customer’s questions.
  • Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions
  • Maintains security by following procedures; monitoring log books; issuing visitor badges.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Supports Managers as an administrative assistant.

Qualifications:

Professionalism, Customer Focus and People skills
Good communicator and Telephone skills
Microsoft Office skills and Data Entry

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Social Media Associate

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Role(s):

This individual will be responsible for creating and maintaining Al-Furqaan Foundation’s and its Subsidiaries presence on social media sites which include Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, LinkedIn, and Digg, as well as any company blogs. The person will be in charge of increasing the overall exposure of the Foundation and will also monitor emerging social media tools to see how they can be incorporated into Foundation’s marketing and public relation strategies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, social media management or business communications preferred.
  • Have knowledge of a wide range of marketing techniques and concepts
  • Internet savvy
  • Outgoing personality with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dealing with advertisements, promotions and PR
  • Dedicated person with self-initiative.
  • Be able to respond well to pressure
  • Think creatively
  • Be interested in what motivates people

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Audio/Video Media Associate

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Salary: $2,500.00 per month

Role(s):

  • Research and identify content opportunities from across the organization and craft story concepts that reflect the impact of the organization on participants’ lives.
  • Support storytelling pipeline by producing regular timely and evergreen multimedia content.
  • Work with the marketing team to adapt content pieces for multiple platforms including website, social media, newsletters, and other media.
  • Shoot, record, and edit multimedia story components (photo, video, audio); using DSLRs, microphones, lighting equipment.
  • Support and further develop the company’s asset library and content branding.
  • Work with the marketing communications team to contribute to content planning and production timelines.
  • Provide support with writing, editing, and proofing of content pieces.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Stay current with industry trends and marketing best practices.
  • Contribute to overall marketing and communications planning for Al-Furqaan Foundation as a whole.
  • Serve as a key member of the development, communications and marketing department at fundraising events. Events may require occasional work outside of standard business hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising, liberal arts, journalism, film. (Preferred)
  • Minimum 1-3 years relevant experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Photoshop) – experience with Premiere Pro or an equivalent video editing software
  • Photography and website experience a plus
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task in fast-paced environment

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Marketing Manager

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

A Marketing Manager is responsible for all marketing campaigns both online and offline from all the divisions of Al-Furqaan Foundation. This involves finding/cooperating with other organizations, ambassadors, social media influencers and contract based freelancers for all marketing campaigns. 

Role(s): 

  • Working with the executive team to set the marketing strategy for all divisions of the Foundation.
  • Tracking the effectiveness of marketing campaigns on all platforms and reporting quarterly to the executive team.
  • Planning and preparing budgets for marketing campaigns of all the divisions. 
  • Hiring and managing the performance of a more junior marketing team that includes the Digital Marketing Team, Social Media Team, Graphics Design Team, PR Team, Audio/Media Team, Website Team.
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, production, etc to come up with new marketing strategies.
  • Good Understanding of platforms like WordPress, BigCommerce & Shopify
  • Managing Digital Marketing campaigns for all divisions on all platforms.
  • Planning the whole Digital Marketing Strategy for all divisions
  • Analyzing Customer Insights, Campaign Analytics & Campaign Performance.
  • Experience with Facebook Business Manager & Google Adwords.
  • Experience with Facebook Pixels, SEO, PPC, Google Analytics & Paid Media.
  • Good negotiations skills for third-party marketing agency contracts.
  • Managing Social Influencers & Ambassadors for all marketing campaigns.
  • Managing Campaigns run by other agencies, partnerships & companies. 
  • Writing and delivering content and social media plans.
  • Content calendar management for all social media platforms.
  • Managing the design and production of promotional materials such as digital creatives, social media posts, websites, brochures, panels and other marketing materials.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of practical experience in the marketing field.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, coaching, and supervising skills.
  • Time and project management skills.
  • Management experience.
  • Strong understanding of business management, financial, and leadership principles
  • Certifications in Digital Marketing Platforms like Facebook or Google are preferred.
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
  • Ability to analyze processes and information, identify problems and trends, and develop effective solutions and strategies.

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Internships

Position: Full-Time/Part-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Gain experience by interning under our experienced staff for professional careers for following positions:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Graphics Designer
  • IT

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Janitor

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Responsibilities:
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
  • Gather and empty trash.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • Clean and polish furniture and fixtures.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks.
  • Notify managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Remove snow from sidewalks, driveways, and parking areas, using snowplows, snow blowers, and snow shovels, and spread snow melting chemicals.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings.
Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Fundraisers/Motivational Speakers

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Give Khutbas, Evening Lectures
  • Conduct Fundraising Events and raise funds
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions
  • Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events
  • Travel domestically and internationally to solicit donations worldwide
  • Imams are encouraged to apply

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

Executive Assistant

Position: Full-Time

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Role(s):

Immediately want an Executive Assistant for the President. Duties include general clerical, receptionist and project based work. Project a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.

  • Works closely with the President to keep him informed of upcoming commitments.
  • Managing an extremely active calendar of appointments.
  • Handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Arranging travel plans, itineraries and compiling travel related documents and all trip details in spreadsheet.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the President with Board members, Foundation staff and other.s
  • Provides general administrative and clerical tasks such as answering phones, faxing, mailing, filing and photocopying.
  • Prepares correspondence as instructed by the President. 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results.
  • Anticipate the needs of the president and act accordingly.
  • Manages administrative records and files for the President.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
  • Prior experience with MS Office and must be able to type 60 wpm. 
  • Minimum 1-3 years administrative experience. 
  • Excellent multi-tasker, a team player and have superb communication skills 
  • Should be able to work long hours and under high pressure. 
  • Problem solving skills and a quick learner.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized.

Email resume to [email protected]. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.