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Currently Seeking1 Hour
Do you understand what TMI is all about and what we are trying to do? If so, and if you have years of industry experience, or better yet large-scale organizational experience, the TMI Leadership Team can use you on our team as an advisor.​
Board of DirectorsAdvisory Committee
Have a passion for space and space exploration.
Attend Quarterly Board Meetings (Teleconference)​
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Currently Seeking2 Hours5+ Years
Do you have loads of non-profit management experienced and/or have large-scale organizational experience? If so, we would like to frequently hear your input.
Board of DirectorsAdvisory Committee
Passion for space exploration.
- Attend Quarterly Board Meetings
- Provide insight about growing an organization organically, managing a large number of personnel, and expertise in fundraising and public relations.
WorldwideTMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking5 Hours3 Years
Seeking a Public Relations (PR) Director to help manage reputation and get our message out and into mainstream media. It is our intent to have our very first public kickoff campaign very soon and need help with preparations. Expected to use all forms of media and communication to build, maintain and manage the reputation of our organization. Help us communicate key messages, using third party endorsements, to defined target audiences, in order to establish and maintain goodwill and understanding between us and the public. Also expected to monitor publicity and conduct research to find out the concerns and expectations of an organisation's stakeholders and then report and explain the findings to management.
Board of DirectorsExecutive Committee
- Have a passion for space and exploration

- Understand TMI as an organization, what we stand for, and our objectives
- Help develop PR strategies
- Help write press releases
- Help document media coverage
- Help oversee content production (adverts, videos, social media and online PR stunts)
- Help TMI refine its public message
- Oversee market research efforts
- Oversee social media PR strategies
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Currently Seeking1 Hour1 Year
This position is required by the State of Texas. This is the person responsible for keeping all official documents and meeting minutes for the organization. This person is also responsible for ensuring that Board members have the proper advice and resources necessary for discharging their fiduciary duties to the general public and all space advocates.
Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee
Have a passion for space and space exploration.
Attend ALL Quarterly Board Meetings.
WorldwideTMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking1 Hour1 Year
Review and analyze data and documentation related to the organization's legal matters to determine the organization's position in the matter.
Board of DirectorsExecutive Committee
- Juris Doctorate (JD)
- Knowledge of State and Federal Laws (including Non-profit Law, and possibly Space Law)
Knowledege of Legal Research and Writing Protocols
- Ability to research, analyze and apply case law, state and federal statutes, legal precedents and relative legislative intent to organization matters
- Research case law, state law, and any applicable federal laws related to current legal issues, as necessary
- Analyze and intrepret state and federal laws to determine impact on TMI programs.
- Advise organization's leadership on potential legal issues affecting the organization, and offers legal opinion on actions to take to resolve the issue at hand.
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Currently Seeking1 Hour3 Years
The Treasurer is assigned the primary responsibility of overseeing the management and reporting of The Mars Initiative's finances.
Board of DirectorsExecutive Committee
- Strong verbal and written communications.
- Have a passion for Space and Space Exploration.
- Have exceptional experience as a financial professional.
- CPA Certification is desired but not required.
- Attend all Board Meetings (Quarterly)
- Bank Statement Reporting
- Bank Account Reconciliations
- Basic understanding of financial accounting for non-profit organizations.
- Maintain knowledge of the organization, its principles, and have a personal commitment to help achieve its stated goals and objectives.
- Manage the board’s review of and any actions related to the organization's financial and fiduciary responsibilities including organizational compliance with all state & federal laws.
- Financial transaction oversight – Being knowledgeable about who has access to the organization’s funds, and any outstanding bills or debts owed, as well as developing systems for keeping cash flow manageable
- Budgets – Developing the annual budget as well as comparing the actual revenues and expenses incurred against the budget
- Financial Policies – Overseeing the development and observation of the organization's financial policies
- Reports – Keeping the board regularly informed of key financial events, trends, concerns, and assessment of fiscal health in addition to completing required financial reporting forms in a timely fashion and making these forms available to the board
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Currently Seeking2 Hours1 Year
This is a very self directed position. We are looking for someone who is motivated, creative, reliable, self driven and able to direct the process of producing a Quarterly newsletter. Please submit along with your resume, 2 writing samples you have written for a newspaper, newsletter or school assignment such as a new story or feature article.
Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee
- Excellent written communication skills and interpersonal skills required.
- An Associates or Bachelors degree in English, marketing/communications, public relations, journalism or related discipline.
- Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects.
- Passionate about the space industry.
- High level of computer literacy and Internet knowledge, especially Microsoft Office products
- Knowledge of image-editing software a plus, i.e. Photoshop
- Own or have access to a computer with adequate power and memory
- Determine the newsletter's basic layout and design
- Compile the various components of the newsletter into an attractive, coherent, professional publication.
- Articles, sidebars, masthead, illustrations and photographs, columns, and other special features are all under the editor's control.
- Develop specific goals to organize, prioritize and accomplish all work.
- Collaborate with contributors, advertisers, and other people involved in the newsletter's production.
- Proofread for accuracy and authorize for distribution
- Attend regular TMI meetings, as necessary.
- Collaborate with other members of the TMI team.
- Have fun with your passion and be enthusiastic!
EnglishWorldwideTMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking10 Hours3 Years
Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Founding President, the Executive Director, and the Executive Committee to design and execute on a comprehensive development strategy for The Mars Initiative. Also expected to oversee and execute on both capital campaigns and ongoing fundraising efforts. He/She will also help with and manage the TMI Fundraising Committee.
Board of DirectorsExecutive Committee
-Have a passion for space and space exploration.
- Development/Fundraising: Proven success in fundraising development for a large nonprofit. Experience running capital campaigns and success fundraising from multiple donor channels
- Project Leadership: Experience in planning, leading, and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to the Board of Directors.
- Entrepreneurial Spirit: Takes initiative and actively seeks to deepen current donor relationships and to forge new ones.
- Communications: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising. Ability to convey complex ideas through brief, simple materials. -- Experience and credibility when presenting materials to external audiences.
- Influencing: Gets others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creates a win-win situation and responds appropriately to key stakeholders.
- Collaboration: Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives.
- Relationship Building: Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers, across different levels of the organization and externally.
- Design development strategy for XYZ Nonprofit: Work with the management team to identify funds needed, preferred funding targets, and approaches.
- Form and manage development team: Work with the VP of Development and senior leadership team to form a development team:
o Identify staffing needs for capital campaigns and ongoing development
o Interview candidates and hire team members
o Oversee development team, once formed
- Fundraising: Conduct research, prospecting, and application to multiple donor sources:
o Manage capital campaigns, engaging and overseeing capital campaign firms as necessary
o Oversee ongoing development efforts
- Build a robust donor base: Develop and maintain key long-term relationships with donors and prospects
- Communicate and train: Train and mentor development staff and communicate fundraising goals and progress throughout TMI.
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Currently Seeking1 Hour3 Years
The CPA shall serve as the organization's financial officer.
Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee
- CPA License
- Non-Profit Experience
- Understanding of regulations for US 501(c)3 Organizations
- Understand financial accounting for nonprofit organizations.
- Maintain knowledge of the organization, its principles, and your personal commitment to help it achieve its stated goals and objectives.
- Manage the board’s review of and actions related to the board’s financial responsibilities including organizational compliance with all state & federal laws.
- Maintain the organization's nonprofit, tax exempt, and 501(c)(3) status with the State of Texas and the IRS (i.e. Texas Secretary of State (SOS), Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, IRS, and any other required entities).
- Review the annual internal audit and answer board members’ questions about the audit.
- Update website when we receive donations (will be automated eventually).
- The CPA will have charge and custody of all funds of the organization; will oversee and supervise the financial business of the organization; will render reports and accountings to the Directors as required by the Board of Directors; and will perfor
The Treasurer shall give to the organization a bond with one or more sureties for the faithful performance of the duties of the office and for the restoration to the organization--in the case of his or her death, resignation, retirement, or removal from
- The CPA and the staff of the organization shall devise a plan providing for the acceptance and disbursement of all funds of the organization, which shall be approved by the Board of Directors.
- The CPA, with the approval of the Board of Directors, shall set up all checking, savings, and investment accounts of the organization and deposit all such funds in the name of the organization in such accounts.
- The Treasurer's signature shall be the authorized signature for all checking, savings, and investment accounts of the organization unless the Treasurer, with the approval of the Board of Directors, designates another member of the Board of Directors or Executive Committee.
- The Treasurer shall prepare a monthly report for the Board of Directors, providing an accounting of all transactions and of the financial conditions of the organization. The Treasurer shall keep all financing records, books, and annual reports of the fin
Support and provide advice when needed to the Board of Directors.
EnglishUnited StatesTMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking10 Hours3 Years
TMI needs an introductory video to eloquently portray our message and what our organization stands for and is all about.
Executive CommitteeMedia Committee
- Have a passion for space and space exploration
- Extensive video production experience
- Have own equipment / software as necessary
- Have experience with various forms of media
- Design complex graphics and animation, using independent judgment, creativity, and computer equipment.
- Participate in design and production of multimedia campaigns, handling budgeting and scheduling (possibly), and assist with such responsibilities as production coordination, background design and progress tracking.
- Make objects or characters appear lifelike by manipulating light, color, texture, shadow, and transparency, or manipulating static images to give the illusion of motion.
- Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images depicting objects in motion or illustrating a process, using computer animation or modeling programs.
- Develop briefings, brochures, multimedia presentations, web pages, promotional products, technical illustrations, and computer artwork for use in products, technical manuals, literature, newsletters and slide shows.
EnglishTMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking2 Hours2 Years
Seeking an experienced Drupal website developer.
IT CommitteeIT Committee
- Minimum time required: 2 hours per week.
Execute small Drupal Development Projects.
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Currently Seeking2 Hours1 Year
Seeking an experienced SharePoint developer.
Executive CommitteeIT Committee
Minimum Time Required: 2 Hour per Week
SharePoint MOSS Enterprise Developments
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Currently Seeking5 Hours5+ Years
The purpose of the ambassador program is to establish, develop, and grow our presence all over the globe-- to have boots on the ground in every major city. To become a Country Ambassador, you begin as a City Representative and actively communicate and promote the organization's Mission within your jurisdiction to utimately gain new subscribers to the Mars Prize Fund as well as other volunteers within your city. Then, you would recruit other City Representatives in every major city within your country. After a successful term as City Representative, you are promoted to State/Province Governor (if desired) and if you have success as governor, you will earn the respected title as Country Ambassador.
Executive CommitteeCountry Ambassadors
Possess an outgoing and gregarious personality.
Ability to work well in a non-traditional environment that requires a degree of multi-tasking, under minimal supervision.
Be self-motivated and take initiative.
Ability to learn and utilize TMI's proprietary software platform.
Ability to work well with others, as well as the ability to work independently to drive TMI toward success.
Demonstrate sound judgment and organizational ability.
Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
-Staffing (jurisdictions)
-General oversight of everything
-Country Metrics following
-Governor Support (Liaison to Leadership Team)
-Networking
-Generate awareness for The Mars Initiative in your country or region.
-Promote TMI through social media to people in your country or region.
-Focus on Growing Regional Metrics: $ Donations, # Space Advocates, and # of Volunteers.
-Collect, and Submit to TMI, a list of Space-Related Organizations within your Country.
-Collect, and Submit to TMI, a list of Space-Related Organizations within your Country.
-Collect, and Submit to TMI, a list of Space-Related Organizations within your Country.
-Establish relationships with Leaders and Members of Space-Related Organizations. Create TMI Profiles on all Social Media platforms that are specific to your Country/Language. Assist with language translations when/if necessary. Attend regular TMI Conference Call meetings, as necessary. Collaborate with other TMI Ambassadors and other members of the TMI team. Report progress to TMI leadership and team members. Appoint & Delegate Tasks, Duties, Responsibilities, as required. Have fun with your passion and be enthusiastic!
TMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking3 Hours3 Years
The purpose of this position is to establish, develop, and grow TMI's presence within the specified State or Province. Governor's should actively communicate and promote the organization's Mission; ultimately gain new subscribers to our Public Fund; and recruit other volunteers to help.
Country AmbassadorsState / Province Governors
Possess an outgoing and gregarious personality.
Ability to work well in a non-traditional environment that requires a degree of multi-tasking, under minimal supervision.
Be self-motivated and take initiative.
Ability to learn and utilize TMI's proprietary software platform.
Ability to work well with others, as well as the ability to work independently to drive TMI toward success.
Demonstrate sound judgment and organizational ability.
Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Generate awareness for The Mars Initiative in your country or region. Promote TMI through social media to people in your country or region. Focus on Growing Regional Metrics: $ Donations, # Space Advocates, and # of Volunteers. Collect, and Submit to TMI, a list of Space-Related Organizations within your Country. Collect, and Submit to TMI, a list of Space-Related Organizations within your Country. Collect, and Submit to TMI, a list of Space-Related Organizations within your Country. Establish relationships with Leaders and Members of Space-Related Organizations. Create TMI Profiles on all Social Media platforms that are specific to your Country/Language. Assist with language translations when/if necessary. Attend regular TMI Conference Call meetings, as necessary. Collaborate with other TMI Ambassadors and other members of the TMI team. Report progress to TMI leadership and team members. Appoint & Delegate Tasks, Duties, Responsibilities, as required. Have fun with your passion and be enthusiastic!
TMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking2 Hours1 Year
The purpose of this position is to establish, develop, and grow TMI's presence within the specified city. City Representatives should actively communicate and promote the organization's Mission; ultimately gain new subscribers to our Public Fund; and recruit other volunteers to help.
State / Province GovernorsCity Representatives
-Possess an outgoing and gregarious personality.
-Ability to work well in a non-traditional environment that requires a degree of multi-tasking, under minimal supervision.
-Be self-motivated and take initiative.
-Ability to learn and utilize TMI's proprietary software platform.
-Ability to work well with others, as well as the ability to work independently to drive TMI toward success.
-Demonstrate sound judgment and organizational ability.
-Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Generate awareness for The Mars Initiative in your city.
- Promote TMI through social media to people in your city.
- Grow Metrics: $ Donations, # Space Advocates, # Volunteers.                                                                           - Collect list of Space-Related groups within your country.
- Establish relationships with Leaders/Members of space groups.
-Create TMI Profiles on Social Media unique to your country.
- Assist with language translations when/if necessary.
- Attend regular TMI Conference Call meetings, as necessary.                          
- Collaborate with other volunteers on the TMI team.                
- Report progress to TMI leadership and team members.          
- Appoint & Delegate Tasks and duties as required.                  
- Have fun with your passion and be enthusiastic!
TMI is 100% fueled by Volunteer Passion.
 
  
Currently Seeking5 Hours1 Year
Are you a talented web designer with experience building websites that are fresh, modern, interactive, and user friendly?

Do you want to be part of a global, collaborative, all-volunteer organization where you have the freedom to design and develop a modern website for a global audience?

If so, we are eager to speak with you!

You'll be working with the President, Executive Director, Social Media Director, SEO Manager, and Drupal Developer.
Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee
If you thrive in non-traditional environments, where you work independently, without any supervision, where all team members work remotely, and where you can make a difference, please submit your resume along with any other documents or links that highlight your talents.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Passion for TMI’s mission of promoting a human mission to Mars and space exploration.
• Creative
• Positive outlook and attitude
• Ability to multi-task
• Detail oriented and well-organized
• Effective time management skills
• Ability to work independently
• Team player
• Be self-motivated and take initiative.
• Ability to work well with others, as well as the ability to work independently to drive TMI toward success.
• Demonstrate sound judgment
• Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Attend regular TMI Conference Call meetings
• Collaborate with other TMI teammates
Be familiar with:
• Drupal (not required)
• SharePoint (not required)

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Experience designing and coding web sites that are fresh, modern, interactive, and user-friendly.
Design the layout and the overall look of the TMI website that promotes our Mission, compatible with PC's, mobile, and pads. Manage the implementation to completion.
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