Development/Communications Associate

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $42,000
Maximum: $50,000
Details: DOE

Published

07/13/2018

Start Date

08/20/2018

Application Deadline

07/13/2018

Address

95 Central Avenue
Albany
New York
12206
United States

Description

 

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK

Development/Communications Associate

 

 

The Legal Aid Society is a growing and dynamic advocacy organization that provides free civil legal services to low income people. We are hiring a development associate to be part of our expanding development team. This fast paced environment requires a candidate who is well organized and adept at communications and development.

 

Reports to: Director of Development

 

Development:

  • Manage Development Database, including generating standard and nonstandard reports and ensuring the quality and accuracy of information entered into the system;
  • Assist with planning and coordination of fundraising and outreach events and activities,
  • Assist in the implementation of supporter and donor stewardship and cultivation strategies and activities including regular acknowledgements;
  • Manage small donor portfolio and conduct donor research.
  • Assemble grants attachments and data.
  • Assist with mail and on-line appeals and other donor communications; and
  • Research relevant foundations, law firms, corporations and individuals for giving potential as well as to follow philanthropic trends.
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  • Donor Communications:

  • Write personalized donor acknowledgement letters and follow up on pledges

  • Assist with implementation of Communications plan re: Constant Contact, Social Media, Email and Letter merges; research and remain current on relevant emerging social media tools and crowd funding opportunities.
  • Assist in drafting press releases.
  • Work with Webmaster to make sure website is current and web functionality projects are implemented.
  • Manage print jobs and publication timelines
  • Daily responsibility for content and graphic creation on social media platforms Twitter, Facebook
  • Update Constant Contact
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  • Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational and communications skills including attention to detail and ability to multi-task; excellent writing skills essential
  • Experience working with at least one Donor Management system
  • Familiarity with Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • Understanding of donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship concepts and procedures;
  • BA and 1-3 years of related experience;
  • Ability to speak Spanish is preferred and
  • A passion for working in the non-profit sector. Commitment: Full-time, immediate availability
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  • Salary:   $42,000-$50,000, commensurate with experience; generous benefits
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  • Application Deadline:  August 3, 2018 
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  • Any applications that do not have a cover letter, resume and writing sample will not be considered.
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  • To apply, please go to www.lasnny.org OR
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  •     1) Complete the Application linked here, or the mobile-friendly application linked here
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  •     2) Complete the Demographic Survey linked here
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  • We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, the elderly, LGBTQ persons, Protected Veterans and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Benefits

Generous benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

Ability to speak Spanish is preferred

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Application Deadline:  August 3, 2018 

 

Any applications that do not have a cover letter, resume and writing sample will not be considered.

       

To apply, please go to www.lasnny.org OR

 

    1) Complete the Application linked here, or the mobile-friendly application linked here

 

    2) Complete the Demographic Survey linked here

 

We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, the elderly, LGBTQ persons, Protected Veterans and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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