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POSITION: DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

LOCATION: LOS ANGELES

REPORTS TO: DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

SUPERVISES: N/A

POSITION TYPE: EXEMPT

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1998, LIFT is a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. We operate program sites in four major cities – Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. – where we connect hardworking parents and caregivers of young children to the people, tools and resources they need to achieve greater economic security and well-being. We believe that by investing in families during children’s earliest years, we can break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. To learn more, visit www.WhyWeLIFT.org.

*During the COVID-19 crisis, LIFT has transitioned to working and providing services remotely and is committed to the safety of its staff, coaches, and members.  

POSITION OVERVIEW

LIFT-Los Angeles is seeking a Development Coordinator for its team. The Development Coordinator will support fundraising efforts by offering grant writing and project management, back office and operational services, gift stewardship, social media content creation, communications support, volunteer recruitment and training, event coordination and other Development-specific special projects. Reporting to the Development Director, the Development Coordinator role provides an exciting opportunity for an emerging development professional to grow his/her/their skills in a dynamic and nimble workplace.

AS A DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR, YOU WILL:

·        Support the team in telling the stories of the families we serve by documenting their stories, writing newsletters, blogs and creating content for social media

·        Manage all grant operations including some proposal and report writing, editing and grant calendar management

·        Recruit and coordinate volunteers to support events

·        Lead on special events such as cultivation events and donor engagement opportunities

·        Support donor visits and board meetings

·        Plan and manage the stewardship program for LA-based donors, including strategizing around communications and engagement touch points

·        Create content for pitch decks

·        Effectively and accurately update fundraising efforts in Salesforce; supporting frontline fundraisers in capturing their work in Salesforce

·        Manage other projects as required

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

·        You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

·        You are an excellent writer and verbal communicator, and you take pride in creating compelling stories and content

·        You have experience in the grants process

·        You possess event planning experience

·        You have experience using Salesforce or a donor management system (preferred)

·        You have a track record of being customer service oriented

·        You are a high-functioning teammate and excel at working collaboratively

·        You are highly detail-oriented

·        You are committed to LIFT’s mission, and you demonstrate LIFT’s core values of diversity, equity, relationships, excellence, and hope

WHAT WE OFFER

In addition to a competitive annual salary, LIFT provides an attractive benefits package that includes employer-paid health care coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan, partial cell phone coverage, and pre-tax accounts for transit, health, and childcare benefits. LIFT also provides a generous paid-time-off policy, including a one week company-wide vacation over the winter holidays.


LIFT believes that diversity in all dimensions of the organization supports and bolsters the innovative thinking essential to its success. LIFT does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, or ideology.

POSITION: DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

LOCATION: LOS ANGELES

REPORTS TO: DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

SUPERVISES: N/A

POSITION TYPE: EXEMPT

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1998, LIFT is a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle…

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Benefits

WHAT WE OFFER:

In addition to a competitive salary, LIFT provides an attractive benefits package that includes employer-paid health care coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan, partial cell phone coverage, and pre-tax accounts for transit, health, and childcare benefits. LIFT also provides a generous paid-time-off policy, including a one-week company-wide vacation over the winter holidays.

WHAT WE OFFER:

In addition to a competitive salary, LIFT provides an attractive benefits package that includes employer-paid health care coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan, partial…

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume, salary requirements, and a thoughtful cover letter here. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

To apply, please submit your resume, salary requirements, and a thoughtful cover letter here. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Location

1910 Magnolia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007

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