Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) has a challenging and rewarding position available for a development professional to provide overall direction, coordination and implementation of the organization’s fundraising activities. Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Development Manager will develop and implement strategies to secure new funding from foundations, corporations, government agencies and individuals in order to support the expansion of services provided by the program. The Development Manager will be responsible for managing the organization’s existing portfolio of grants, and will supervise the work of the Grants Coordinator in order to ensure the proper implementation and administration of grants and compliance with grant requirements. The Development Manager will also work with the Executive Director and senior attorneys to develop unique models for the delivery of legal services to low- income clients and secure funding to support those services.
NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 70 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic County Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients with many other types of legal matters.
The successful candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. They must also be well-organized, detail-oriented, technologically proficient, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously. Applicants should have a minimum of three years of experience in a similar position. Familiarity with public interest programs and non-profit organizations preferred. This position is located in our Jersey City, New Jersey office, which is convenient to public transportation and within easy commuting distance from NYC. We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans. For more information about the program visit www.northeastnjlegalservices.org.
Minimum Education Required