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Development Coordinator

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Fund for Women's Equality/ERA Coalition


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Published 20 days ago

At least $65,000

Job Summary: 

The Fund for Women’s Equality and the ERA Coalition (FFWE/ERA) is seeking to hire a dynamic and experienced Development Coordinator to support a comprehensive development strategy to build the capacity of two nonprofit sister organizations (c4/c3) Our mission is to amend the US constitution, to codify the 28th Amendment and implement equality—centering our efforts on Black, Native American, Alaskan Native, Indigenous, women and girls, gender nonconforming and nonbinary people of color. The Development Coordinator is a key leadership position within FFWE/ERA, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer and coordinating with staff across the organization and with coalition organizations across the country. This is a high-profile position at a critical moment in the fight for full equality and gender and racial justice.

 

The successful candidate will grow and support a portfolio of more than $2 million in foundation grants, corporate and individual donors for the two organizations. The five-year strategic plan projects a $10 million budget for the two organizations. The position requires strategic thinking, ability to identify new funders and strategies to help grow and implement the annual fundraising goals. Extensive experience in digital fundraising, grant research and writing, donor cultivation, and working across sectors to influence their investment in equality. We are a small team, growing to meet this historic moment with a bold plan of action. We are looking for someone who wants to grow with us, who brings strong organizational and communication skills, who is a strong data manager and has a proven track record with public and family foundation and who has experience working with collaboratives/collectives to develop multi-partner multi-year grants. They will support the CEO & President in cultivating donors, sponsorships, corporate council events and activities. They will also work closely with program, finance, and advocacy staff. The successful candidate will be an individual with vision, passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven track record in achieving measurable advancements.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help develop and implement outreach and cultivation strategies for foundations, corporations, as well as annual/multiyear projections;
  • Craft high-quality proposal and solicitation packages for funders; 
  • Lead preparation and development of private grant proposals including project management, outreach and planning with internal and external stakeholders, drafting narrative and/or delegating drafting, coordinating budgets with finance staff; and follow up with stakeholders to ensure that all deadlines throughout the process are met;
  • Coordinate relationships with a portfolio of foundation/corporate funders—including email, phone, and in-person meetings as well as all information requests, reports, etc.;
  • Help to cultivate relationships with new foundation and corporate funders;
  • Identify funding opportunities and make recommendations to development, senior staff, and Board members;
  • Keep meticulous records of history and contact with funders, deadlines, and project plans;
  • Prepare agendas and talking points for cultivation and stewardship meetings, Board meetings, and site visits;
  • Follow philanthropic and giving trends and monitor current events relevant to racial and gender equity and equality;
  • Work with ERA Coalition to plan outreach to elected officials;
  • Supervise Grants Coordinator and grant management protocols including award notifications, acknowledgment letters, deadline tracking, and more;
  • Collaborate closely with ERA/FFWE Communications, Outreach and Advocacy team.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; 
  • 3-5 years of grant writing/grant management experience with a track record of success; 
  • Exceptional persuasive writing skills, including the ability to synthesize a wide range of material accurately and quickly, as well as strong editing skills;
  • Strong oral communication/presentation skills, including comfort liaising with executive leadership, Board members, funders, and elected officials;
  • Ability to work under pressure and on deadline;
  • Interest in professional growth and development in the fundraising field; 
  • Experience with CRM and project management tools, a plus;
  • Ability to work with budgets and other financial documents;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to racial and gender equity work;
  • Prior experience working with social justice nonprofit development preferred; 
  • Excellent research and analytical skills;
  • Attention to detail is essential;
  • Excellent people skills—ability to work with a diverse range of staff, volunteers, board members etc. and handle all interactions with tact, diplomacy, and humor;
  • Creativity (e.g. new ideas for reaching out to potential donors) is highly desirable;
  • Proficiency in MS Word/Excel/Outlook; familiarity and/or ability to quickly learn.

Job Summary: 

The Fund for Women’s Equality and the ERA Coalition (FFWE/ERA) is seeking to hire a dynamic and experienced Development Coordinator to support a comprehensive development strategy to build the capacity of two nonprofit sister…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Health Benefits

Health Benefits

Location

On-site
New York, NY

How to Apply

We are teleworking during the epidemic and might be possible after the health emergency.

Please send resume and cover letter to: hire@eracoalition.org


All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.


D.E.I Commitment: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core values at ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s EQuality that represent our dedication to fostering a safe, respectful, responsive, and fair work environment. We recognize the value diversity holds in embracing all employees, clients, and volunteers regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or professional level

We are teleworking during the epidemic and might be possible after the health emergency.

Please send resume and cover letter to: hire@eracoalition.org


All qualified applicants…

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