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The International Action Network for Gender Equity & Law (IANGEL) is seeking qualified applicants for this 80% FTE position. The Deputy Director (DD) will work closely with our Executive Director (ED) to help guide, shape, and grow this dynamic women's rights nonprofit, by developing and implementing key strategies to connect our development and communications with our programmatic work. The ideal candidate will be passionate about gender justice and have prior nonprofit development and communications experience, experience working with lawyers, exceptional organizational and communications skills, and the ability to work effectively with the legal and human rights communities.

The DD will partner with our ED and other key leaders to develop and implement policies and procedures in the finance, development, and communications realms. Duties include assisting the ED with the overall management of IANGEL, including responsibility for securing funding, managing and applying for grants, reporting to funders, and budget management.

About IANGEL

Founded in 2013, IANGEL is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, dedicated to harnessing the power of pro bono legal services and connecting it to the cause of gender equality and justice. We operate by mobilizing our network to provide pro bono legal support to organizations, communities, and individuals locally, nationally, and around the world. IANGEL is expanding the concept of pro bono work to secure human rights for women and girls through pro bono engagement, research and analysis, education, and advocacy in the areas of reproductive justice, peace & security, and women's & girls’ empowerment. IANGEL does not provide direct legal services.

IANGEL is based in the San Francisco Bay area, with board members in four states and the UK, and a network of partner organizations and volunteers extending across the United States and around the world.

Key Responsibilities

Development and Communications 

The DD will advance, implement, and manage IANGEL’s development and communications. 

Development duties include:
  • Developing and implementing, in collaboration with the ED and Board, strategic organizational initiatives to meet revenue goals, cultivate new prospects, and increase overall funding
  • Developing and implementing donor stewardship strategies and processes
  • Overseeing the planning, coordination, and implementation of all fundraising campaigns, including events, committee meetings, communications, and progress reports
  • Managing IANGEL’s overall donor pipeline; identifying and cultivating major gift prospects to meet fundraising goals
Communications duties include:
  • Creating and implementing a strategic communications plan
  • Developing an annual calendar for all communications
  • Overseeing the design, production, and distribution of annual reports, newsletters, marketing material, and other collateral
  • Managing communications with existing donors, and helping create and implement a plan to grow our donor base
  • Engaging IANGEL’s dedicated Board of Directors in resource development
Assist in Building and Sustaining Programmatic Work 

The DD will help the ED manage IANGEL projects, ensuring IANGEL maintains and deepens engagement within the legal community, and connects effectively with volunteers and project partners to accomplish its mission.

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of programs, including projects with domestic and international partner organizations, special events, and co-sponsored events
  • Develop key metrics for evaluating and deepening the organization’s impact through its programming and advocacy efforts promoting gender equality
Board Support and Operations Duties 

The DD will help the ED manage IANGEL operations, including administrative oversight and financial management, and will serve as the secondary liaison to the Board of Directors and Advisory Board.

  • Ensure efficient functioning of board committees
  • Ensure that information about IANGEL programs and campaigns is communicated clearly and effectively to board members
  • Work with the ED, bookkeeper, and accountant to develop and implement internal administrative, finance, and personnel policies as appropriate
  • Oversee the work of the Administrative Assistant in monthly financial data entry and reconciliation, and work with the bookkeeper and accountant to ensure quarterly financial reports and tax preparation documents are accurate
  • Utilize our donor management software to run reports, queries, and mailing lists as advised by the ED and Board, create and track special event fundraising goals and attendance, and update and maintain records as necessary

Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in nonprofit development with thorough knowledge of fundraising principles
  • Experience with fundraising events, donor solicitation, and cultivation strategies
  • Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor
  • Experience with government and/ or foundation grant writing and management preferred
  • Background in law and human rights work, connections with the legal community, and understanding of pro bono legal services a plus
  • Expertise with Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Mailchimp, and Google Drive; strong tech skills, with the capacity to learn and manage new systems; experience with WordPress, QuickBooks, and Neon CRM a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make effective and persuasive verbal and written presentations
  • Some travel and flexibility in working hours for board meetings and events are required


The International Action Network for Gender Equity & Law (IANGEL) is seeking qualified applicants for this 80% FTE position. The Deputy Director (DD) will work closely with our Executive Director (ED) to help guide, shape, and grow this…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 28, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$32,000 - $42,000This is an exempt, 80% FTE position (32 hour per week on average).

Benefits

Generous paid time off, holidays, and health insurance benefits provided. Flexible hours -- we’re about getting the work done, not hours you spend in a seat.

Generous paid time off, holidays, and health insurance benefits provided. Flexible hours -- we’re about getting the work done, not hours you spend in a seat.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Oakland, CA, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following documents via email to jobs@iangel.org (as PDF attachments) with “Deputy Director” in the subject line:

 

         1. Cover letter explaining your interest in the position

         2. Resume

         3. Writing sample (no more than 5 pages)

         4. Three professional references

 Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

IANGEL is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe deeply in a culture that embraces an array of human qualities and varying personal and professional experiences. IANGEL actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. We strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities and historically oppressed groups including People of Color, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, persons with disabilities, and individuals over 55 to apply. All qualified applicants will be considered.

Interested candidates should submit the following documents via email to jobs@iangel.org (as PDF attachments) with “Deputy Director” in the subject line:

 

         1. Cover letter explaining…

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