Development Coordinator & Executive Assistant to the Executive Director (DC Office)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary commensurate with experience

Published

10/22/2018

Address

1444 I Street Northwest
Suite 1105
Washington
District of Columbia
20005
United States

Description

The National Health Law Program (NHeLP), Washington, DC office, seeks a talented, enthusiastic and versatile Development Coordinator, who will work closely with the Development Team and will provide support to the Executive Director to establish and meet organizational goals.


Background

The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) protects and advances the health rights of low income and underserved individuals. NHeLP advocates, educates and litigates at the federal and state levels. Our offices (in Los Angeles, Washington DC, and Carrboro, North Carolina) manage a broad array of national, state, and local advocacy efforts, ranging from complex analyses of federal and state laws, policy advocacy, litigation, continuing legal education, and individual technical support. We work with lawyers and advocates, community-based entities, federal and state policy makers, health care providers, and clients to address the needs of underserved people. We are committed to cultivating a work environment that empowers an exceptional and diverse staff and to advancing health equity in our substantive work.


Job Summary

We need a hard-working, detail-oriented and enthusiastic development professional with strong organizational skills and a sense of urgency for and passionate commitment to health care and civil rights. The position requires people skills as well as excellent writing and research abilities. The candidate must be a capable self-starter who works well as an individual and in a team.


Reports To

Reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Development Team on a daily basis.


Responsibilities

For Development:

  • Assist with planning and execution of 50th Anniversary events in 2019;
  • Reconnect with and engage organization alumni and manage alumni Facebook account;
  • Research prospective donors and foundation funders;
  • Draft and send communications to individual donors and foundation funders;
  • Maintain the system for tracking all development correspondence, reporting, and supporter records;
  • Maintain fundraising calendar and donation records;
  • Provide meticulous care in the appearance and content of work products;
  • Provide staff support and outreach for the annual conference, end of year appeal and other fundraising events; and
  • Maintain confidentiality of all donor information, personnel matters, and all non-public policy work of the organization


For Executive Assistant:

  • Coordinate interactions between senior staff and Board of Directors;
  • Assist the Executive Director in preparing written and oral presentations;
  • Provide support in the coordination of the Executive Director’s contacts, meetings, travel and calendar;
  • Assist with special projects as needed; and
  • Maintain confidentiality of all donor information, personnel matters, and all non-public policy work of the organization.


Qualifications

  •  Bachelors degree required;
  • 1+ years of prior development experience and knowledge of non-profit development required;
  • Excellent writing, presentation, research and planning skills required;
  • Ability to set goals and take ownership of duties required;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive Suite required; Constant Contact and Salesforce a plus;
  • Social media experience and proficiency required;
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion required; experience in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work a plus; and
  • Familiarity with Health Policy a plus.


Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 22 days of Paid Time Off accrued per year (not including Holidays)
  • Health Insurance beginning on the first day of the month following employment


How to Apply

Email (preferred) send a cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to: nhelpdc@healthlaw.org

Include in the subject line Development Coordinator Job Application.Please add your name to each attachment sent. Example: JaneSmithCoverLetter.pdf, JohnSmithResume.pdf.


By Mail:

Gabriella Rodriguez

National Health Law Program

1444 I Street NW, Suite 1105

Washington, DC 20005


NHeLP is committed to a diverse staff. We welcome applicants who bring a variety of perspectives, experiences, and competencies. People of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons are encouraged to apply.

Benefits

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 22 days of Paid Time Off accrued per year (not including Holidays)
  • Health Insurance beginning on the first day of the month following employment

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

nhelpdc@healthlaw.org
http://www.healthlaw.org

How to Apply

Email (preferred) send a cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:nhelpdc@healthlaw.org

Include in the subject line Development Coordinator Job Application.Please add your name to each attachment sent. Example: JaneDoeCoverLetter.pdf, JohnSmithResume.pdf.


By Mail:

Gabriella Rodriguez

National Health Law Program

1444 I Street NW, Suite 1105

Washington, DC 20005


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