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Development Associate

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Documented
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New York, NY
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Published 23 days ago

About us

Documented is a nonprofit news organization that produces reporting for and about immigrant New Yorkers. We provide original news stories on the ground-level impact of shifts in labor policy, law–enforcement practices and bureaucratic requirements, and on the effects of new federal directives as well as Q&As and instructional guides that inform New Yorkers about food, health and financial aid and legal issues. We have won awards from the EPPYs, the Online News Association and Local Independent Online News Publishers. Our work has been mentioned by The New York Times, The Washington Post, in federal lawsuits, at the New York City Council and many other places.


Apply for this role here: https://forms.gle/ejigUBH98pkXWcxm9


Please include your resume and a short writing sample (2 pages max) – this could include fundraising emails, proposals or LOIs, or other pieces of writing that demonstrate your skill. 


Deadline to apply: Jun 15, 2022


The role

The Development Associate's mission is to support the Documented’s fundraising efforts through a variety of channels, providing support on grant proposals and reports, designing and executing interesting and innovative events, building up and stewarding our community of monthly donors, and managing the Department's administrative activities so that our work smoothly aligns with the organization’s mission of building a news resource for NYC’s immigrant communities. This role will work closely across departments to amplify and uplift the work of Documented's staff to the public.


At Documented, we believe that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, creative, and resilient organization. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 


Apply for this role here: https://forms.gle/ejigUBH98pkXWcxm9


Please include your resume and a short writing sample (2 pages max) – this could include fundraising emails, proposals or LOIs, or other pieces of writing that demonstrate your skill. 


Job Duties

  • Prospect for and identify potential institutional funders
  • Write, edit, and submit LOIs, proposals, and reports
  • Manage grants calendar and cultivation pipeline
  • Establish own portfolio of funders, building relationships with programs teams; 
  • Write and execute spring and winter digital fundraising campaigns 
  • Assist with coordinating small events for Documented supporters 
  • Ensure all Documented donors are properly acknowledged 
  • Cultivate Documented's community of monthly donors, by writing fundraising emails, updating donors on big stories, and coordinating in-person and virtual opportunities for supporters to come together
  • Work with Documented's editorial team on Documented Talks, our virtual events series
  • Manage the Development Departments donor records on Raiser's Edge, Stripe, and Active Campaigns
  • Support the ED and DoD in development activities, including drafting correspondence, prepping for and coordinating meetings, etc. 
  • Maintain updated files on the server to ensure information is easily accessible
  • Prepare donor acknowledgments and other public-facing outreach materials


Preferred qualities:

  • Experience with grant writing
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Project management experience


Compensation and Benefits

The salary for this role is $60,000. Health and dental benefits and four weeks paid time off are provided. 


We highly value lived experiences in the issues we cover as a news organization. We also understand the difficult work realities due to the pandemic and are open to accommodating people with different work requirements.


Apply for this role here: https://forms.gle/ejigUBH98pkXWcxm9


Please include your resume and a short writing sample (2 pages max) – this could include fundraising emails, proposals or LOIs, or other pieces of writing that demonstrate your skill. 


A Note to Potential Candidates:

Studies have shown that women, trans, non-binary people, and BIPOC are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and we welcome the opportunity for new insight into our work. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.

About us

Documented is a nonprofit news organization that produces reporting for and about immigrant New Yorkers. We provide original news stories on the ground-level impact of shifts in labor policy, law–enforcement practices and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
Salary
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At least USD $60,000
/ year

Benefits

Health, dental, vision benefits. 4 weeks paid time off. Parental leave.

Health, dental, vision benefits. 4 weeks paid time off. Parental leave.

Location

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Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
PO Box 250250, New York, NY 10025, United States

How to Apply

Apply for this role here: https://forms.gle/ejigUBH98pkXWcxm9


Please include your resume and a short writing sample (2 pages max) – this could include fundraising emails, proposals or LOIs, or other pieces of writing that demonstrate your skill. 


Deadline to apply: Jun 15, 2022

Apply for this role here: https://forms.gle/ejigUBH98pkXWcxm9


Please include your resume and a short writing sample (2 pages max) – this could include fundraising emails, proposals or…

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