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Development Coordinator

A Distancia, El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Estados Unidos

Descripción

Tipo de contrato:A Tiempo Completo
Nivel de Experiencia:Nivel intermedio
Salario:USD $75.000 - $80.000 / año

Descripción

Deadline: Please submit resume, cover letter, writing sample, and at least three references by Friday, July 26, 2024_for priority review. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Law for Black Lives (L4BL) is seeking an exceptionally organized and relational fundraiser to join the organization as the Development. This position is a unique opportunity to support an organization as we build an emerging radical national network of lawyers, legal workers, and law students, and support our movement and legal field partners across the country, all working towards Black liberation. 


About Law for Black Lives

Law For Black Lives (L4BL) is dedicated to transforming the legal field by promoting movement lawyering and cultivating a national community of radical law students, lawyers, and legal workers, building the power of local organizing to defend, protect, and advance Black Liberation, and transforming the law to change the conditions of the struggle and defend Black Lives. L4BL is a fiscally sponsored project at NEO Philanthropy.


Through the coordination and provision of legal support, training, mentorship, research, political education, policy, and popular education tools, we are building a legal infrastructure that is responsive, action-oriented, and collaborative.


Role Description & Key Responsibilities

The Development Coordinator is responsible for overall coordination of our organization’s development activities including grant prospecting and management, paid opportunities management, and membership dues management. The Development Coordinator will work under the direction of the Executive Director and the Operations and Administration Manager to support the organization in meeting its goals of transforming the law, transforming the legal field, and supporting Black-led base building. Specifically, the Development Coordinator will be responsible for the following key pieces of work:


LEADERSHIP:

  • Support L4BL leadership in the implementation of organizational strategy 
  • Represent the organization to key stakeholders
  • Support the Executive Director in identifying opportunities for the organization’s growth
  • Support the Executive Director in developing a comprehensive fundraising plan and strategy
  • Provide internal development reports to the Executive Director and manage development CRMs including donor and prospect databases
  • Strive to bring the values of Law for Black Lives into practice.


GRANTS: 

  • Research and prospect grants
  • Draft funder profiles
  • Work with Programming and Executive Coordinator to coordinate meetings with potential funders and current funders
  • Facilitate funder meetings
  • Facilitate funder briefings
  • Support grant writing, submission process, and reporting
  • Coordinate the grants calendar
  • Liaison with our fiscal sponsor on grant-related matters
  • Support the Operations & Administration manager with tracking restricted funds 


MEMBERSHIP:

  • Work with Membership Director and Executive Director to create an equitable and sustainable membership dues pay scale
  • Coordinate membership dues payment and processing
  • Provide reports on membership dues


PAID OPPORTUNITIES + EVENTS: 

  • Work with the Directors to develop a pay scale for non-member or partner events
  • Work with the Directors  to coordinate opportunities for paid events, trainings, and workshops
  • Work with the Programming & Executive Coordinator and the Operations & Culture Coordinator  to coordinate the Directors’ external events and appearances 
  • Work with the Operations & Culture Coordinator  to coordinate donor events


INDIVIDUAL DONATIONS:

  • Coordinate individual donations and work with the Executive Director to coordinate the growth of individual donations
  • Draft donor profiles
  • Provide reports on individual donations 
  • Work with the Executive Director and the Digital Communications and Brand Coordinator to coordinate individual giving campaigns including campaigns for Black August,  Giving Tuesday, and End of Year Giving.
  • Send acknowledgement letters and thank yous


IN-KIND DONATIONS + SPONSORSHIPS:

  • Working with the staff to coordinate in-kind donations
  • Work with the Directors to develop a sponsorships plan and package for trainings, webinars, and conferences


COMMUNICATION:

  • Work with the Digital Communications and Brand Coordinator and Research & Political Education Coordinator to maintain an organizational donor newsletter
  • Work with the Digital Communications and Brand Coordinator to create and maintain organizational pitch decks and collateral materials
  • Coordinate communications with funders and individual donors
  • Work with the Programming & Executive Coordinator to coordinate communications with members regarding dues. 


STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Assess resource opportunities as they arise, and identify points of leverage, opportunity and alignment.


Skills & Experiences

  • Deep commitment to and enthusiasm for L4BL. 
  • Familiarity and comfort with L4BL’s values and those of fellow abolitionist movement partners with a strong understanding of Black organizing, Black liberation, intersectionality, and anti-oppression principles and practices. 
  • Proven track record of utilizing personal and professional engagements to successfully engage with Law for Black Lives politics (including Black Queer Feminism, Abolition, and movement lawyering) 
  • Experience engaging community and movement organizations, preferably with strong relationships with organizations doing Black liberation work.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience working in the legal field, with lawyers, law students, and legal workers is required.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience with supporting coalition building and/or working in established coalitions and/or growing new collaborations is preferred.
  • At least 3-4 years of experience providing nonprofit fundraising support, particularly with grants and individual donors is required.
  • 2-3 years of experience with fundraising software and databases is required.
  • Exceptional organizational skillset and practices.
  • Exceptional relationship-building skills.
  • Exceptional knowledge of project management practices, tools, and technology
  • Able to effectively represent L4BL to a variety of audiences and communities.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to provide leadership within a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work well with a team.


Position: Full time salaried employee. Overtime exempt. 

Compensation: $75,000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience. Through NEO Philanthropy, this position is offered a full benefits package, including 100% medical coverage for the employee and 90% medical coverage for dependents; 100% coverage for vision, dental, life/AD&D, long-term disability. NEO also offers a 401K retirement savings plan, Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), Medical FSA, Dependent Care FSA, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program, other supplemental benefits and paid time off.

Location: This is a remote position, however, some travel will be required

Start Date: May 2024 

Reports To: Executive Director and the Operations & Administration Manager

Vaccination Requirement: L4BL at NEO staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Requests for medical and/or religious exemptions from the vaccination requirement will be considered on an individual basis.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three (3)references at bit.ly/L4BLWork.


L4BL at NEO Philanthropy is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status. We strongly encourage black people, people of color, women, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, and people who have been directly impacted by the criminal legal system to apply


Law for Black Lives Guiding Values


  • We believe in using the law for the people and that legal tools should be used to build the power of movements.
  • We are committed to the liberation and self-determination of all Black people -- including Black women and LGBTQIA folks.
  • We hold ourselves accountable to support movements for Black liberation including organic uprisings. This means following the leadership of movement organizers and taking direction and feedback from our partners. 
  • We are political. We understand that this work requires political lawyering and explicit partnership with movement activists/organizers. 
  • We strive to think creatively and collectively about how the law can be used to support movements while respecting activists’ and organizers’ political choices. 
  • We are unapologetically committed to developing and following the leadership of Black people within the law. 
  • We believe in the importance and necessity of an agile and radical legal infrastructure that supports liberation movements. 
  • We believe in actively combatting the elitism, hierarchies, and lawyer-centric tendencies within the legal world. 
  • We believe in an internationalist approach that draws connections between the struggle for human rights and dignity in Black communities in the United States and across the globe. 
  • We are committed to continued growth and in the words of Mary Hooks, we are willing and ready to be transformed in service of the work. 
  • We believe in creating a space that is affirming, healing, transparent, and respectful. We work to ensure that those spaces don’t replicate the kinds of oppression, harm, and trauma that we are working against. 

Deadline: Please submit resume, cover letter, writing sample, and at least three references by Friday, July 26, 2024_for priority review. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Law for Black Lives (L4BL) is seeking an exceptionally…

Compensación

Through NEO Philanthropy, this position is offered a full benefits package, including 100% medical coverage for the employee and 90% medical coverage for dependents; 100% coverage for vision, dental, life/AD&D, long-term disability. NEO also offers a 401K retirement savings plan, Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), Medical FSA, Dependent Care FSA, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program, other supplemental benefits and paid time off.

Through NEO Philanthropy, this position is offered a full benefits package, including 100% medical coverage for the employee and 90% medical coverage for dependents; 100% coverage…

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Fluent English is required.

Fluent English is required.

Ubicación

A Distancia
El trabajo debe llevarse a cabo desde cualquier lugar en Estados Unidos
Ubicación Asociada
Chicago, IL, USA

Cómo aplicar

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three (3)references at bit.ly/L4BLWork.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three (3)references at bit.ly/L4BLWork.

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