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Administrative and Development Associate

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PODER - San Francisco | San Francisco, CA
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Published 12 days ago

$45,000 - $50,000Salary and benefits package is commensurate with education and experience.

Founded in 1991, People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights (PODER) organizes low-income Latinx immigrant families to create local solutions to the environmental and economic inequities in San Francisco’s Mission, Excelsior and other southeast neighborhoods. PODER organizes to create a society that holds immigrant rights, social, racial, economic, and environmental justice are at its center. 

The Administrative/Development Associate will provide administrative support to the Organizational Director and other PODER staff to ensure an efficient, well-run and digitally secure office environment. Additionally, the Associate will work with PODER’s Organizational Director to develop and implement grassroots fundraising strategies, assist with the monitoring and execution of foundation and government grants, sustain the financial health of the organization, and manage IT consultants and administrative volunteers.


PODER is fiscally sponsored by the Tides Center.


Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

I.         Administrative

  • Process and prepare invoices and reimbursement requests to be signed by Organizational Director and submitted to fiscal sponsor.
  • Process cash, checks and income received for transmittal to fiscal sponsor.
  • Reconcile Purchase Card and submit statement to fiscal sponsor on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain vendor relations and files, research new vendors as necessary.
  • Maintain communications and serve as a liaison with PODER’s fiscal sponsor, the Tides Center.
  • Manage existing office and technology equipment, technology planning and implementation, and supervise technology vendor relations and consultants.
  • Prepare contracts and MOUs with external vendors, partners, and consultants.
  • Manage and order supplies.
  • Assist with the mail out of member calendar, newsletter, and other publications.
  • Review financial reports for internal and external uses.


II.        Fund Development

  • Assist the Organizational Director on institutional, grassroots and major donor fundraising.
  • Update development work plans and assist with planning and implementation. 
  • Conduct grant prospect research.
  • Update CiviCRM database, including processing donations and dues from individual donors and members.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategies for acquiring, retaining, and upgrading donors.
  • Write appeal emails, letters, social media posts, and other fundraising materials in Spanish and English.
  • Maintain and update PODER’s on-line fundraising platform.
  • Make verbal pitches and collect member dues at PODER’s events.
  • Establish and manage relationships with individual donors and members.
  • Execute communications strategies targeting donors and members in Spanish and English.
  • Analyze donor conversion and retention rates.
  • Coordinate planning for grassroots fundraising campaigns and events such as house parties that involve staff, board, members, and volunteers.


III.      Other

  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend Board meetings (bimonthly).
  • Assist in writing, editing and producing organizational newsletter, content for website, mass texts and other publications in Spanish and English.
  • Develop and implement a personal development plan.


Qualifications

• Passion for PODER's mission.

• Previous fundraising experience with demonstrated track record of successful fund development and event planning.

• Grant writing experience preferred.

• Self-directed and able to prioritize and handle multiple responsibilities with maximum flexibility in a multi-tasking environment.

• Exemplary interpersonal skills; able to build relationships with PODER’s diverse staff, community members, allies and donors.

• Excellent written and verbal communicator.

• Ability to create and maintain development records and tracking systems.

• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

• Able to think strategically and conceptually.

• Bilingual; Fluency (written and oral) in English and Spanish.

Founded in 1991, People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights (PODER) organizes low-income Latinx immigrant families to create local solutions to the environmental and economic inequities in San Francisco’s Mission…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

PODER's comprehensive benefits plan includes health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement plan, and an employee assistance program.

PODER's comprehensive benefits plan includes health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement plan, and an employee assistance…

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish fluency (written and oral)

English and Spanish fluency (written and oral)

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Admin / Development Associate Search, PODER, 474 Valencia Street, #125, San Francisco, CA 94103 or at newhire@podersf.org.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Admin / Development Associate Search, PODER, 474 Valencia Street, #125, San Francisco, CA 94103 or at newhire@podersf…

Location

474 Valencia Street, #125, San Francisco, CA 94103

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