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Development and Communications Associate

Posted by
SeniorLAW Center
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 11 days ago

Background:

Founded in 1978, SeniorLAW Center is a dynamic nonprofit public interest legal services organization whose mission is to seek justice for older people by using the power of the law, educating the community, and advocating on local, state, and national levels. We are the only non-profit agency in Pennsylvania wholly dedicated to providing legal assistance to older persons and protecting their legal rights, and one of few in the nation. SeniorLAW Center prioritizes services to older people who are low-income, cultural and racial minorities, the disabled, victims of crime and family violence, and those facing other vulnerabilities and challenges. We fight senior poverty, fraud, and homelessness, provide protection from elder abuse and financial exploitation, enable grandparents to raise grandchildren, and improve access to justice.

Job Overview:

SeniorLAW Center seeks excellent candidates to join its team and is seeking a full-time Development Associate to help expand our development team.

An ideal candidate has had prior development or fundraising experience and has strong writing and research skills, familiarity with technology and donor base software, and experience conducting grant research and data. The candidate should be detail-oriented, flexible, able to manage multiple timelines and projects and possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Interest in advocating for older and disenfranchised people and sensitivity to older persons of diverse backgrounds is sought. The candidate must be a motivated self-starter and a team player. Experience with social media platforms, Donor Perfect, Constant Contact, Word Press, MS WorkPlace, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and graphic design is preferred.

This position reports to the Director of Development.

Responsibilities include:

 Assist with grant writing and reporting

 Supporting the creation and dissemination of the Annual Appeal, including all mailings

 Supporting the administrative efforts of the Annual Gala, including coordinating all auction items’ solicitation and tracking.

 Help develop and coordinate other special events

 Drafting and coordinating donor appreciation and cultivation, including thank you letters

 Conducting prospect research on foundations and individual donors

 Maintain foundation, corporation, and individual donor files and grants schedule.

 Assist with communications efforts, including social media and e-communications

 Assist with updating the SeniorLAW Center website

 Extract and analyze data and produce reports

 Attend staff and team meetings, events and special events

 Help promote an organizational culture of philanthropy

Background:

Founded in 1978, SeniorLAW Center is a dynamic nonprofit public interest legal services organization whose mission is to seek justice for older people by using the power of the law, educating the community, and advocating on…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 8, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 7, 2021

Salary

$40,000 - $45,000

Benefits

This is a full-time exempt position. Excellent benefits, including fully paid health and dental for employee, long- and short-term disability, 401k, flexible spending plan, and generous holidays and leave time, with a value of over $20,000.

This is a full-time exempt position. Excellent benefits, including fully paid health and dental for employee, long- and short-term disability, 401k, flexible spending plan, and…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Suite 1501

How to Apply

All applications should include a cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references. Please include a writing sample.

Please apply by email to the attention of Kristen N. Wilson at employment@seniorlawcenter.org. No phone calls, please.

All applications should include a cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references. Please include a writing sample.

Please apply by email to the attention of…

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