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Development & Fundraising Associate

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O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Boston, MA
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Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Data de Início
15 de julho de 2024
Nível de Experiência
Recém formado
Salário
USD $50.000 - $60.000 / ano
Internal equity considerations and average salary of the peer range will be reviewed and taken into consideration.

Descrição

The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) seeks a skilled and creative Development and Fundraising Associate to support the Director of Development in identifying, pursuing, and stewarding grant and fundraising opportunities. This person will be instrumental to the Development department in researching new avenues for funding, imagining creative outlets for fundraising, recruiting new donors, and executing meaningful donor stewardship. This person will report directly to the Director of Development. 

About MLRI

Founded in 1968, MLRI is a nationally-recognized nonprofit poverty law and policy center that provides statewide advocacy and leadership in advancing laws, policies, and practices that secure economic, racial, and social justice for low-income people and underserved communities. We pursue systems change through litigation, legislative and administrative advocacy, coalition building, community lawyering, and other strategies that address systemic harm to low- income people. MLRI is also the statewide multi-issue poverty law support center for the Massachusetts civil legal aid delivery system; our advocates provide substantive expertise, trainings,  and technical assistance to frontline legal aid field program advocates and to many other advocates and providers who serve low-income people and communities in Massachusetts.  


Job Responsibilities
  • Support the Director of Development with grant prospecting, writing, and management by:
  • Researching possible grant opportunities for MLRI
  • Conducting various administrative tasks related to grant applications and reports, including tracking deliverable due dates and organizing materials
  • Reviewing and editing copy written by colleagues, assisting them in the execution of high-quality, final versions of documents 
  • Coordinating with finance on maintaining grant information in Salesforce
  • Support the Director of Development with individual and corporate fundraising by:
  • Coordinating the production and distribution of recurring appeals and stewardship materials
  • Researching prospective new individual and corporate donors
  • Compiling and creating materials for cultivation and solicitation meetings
  • Processing donation acknowledgements and entering fundraising data into Salesforce
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of fundraising events, including but not limited to the annual MLRI fundraiser, Catalyst for Change 
  • Measuring effectiveness of engagement initiatives to ensure fundraising goals are met while deepening engagement with donors
  • Writing copy and reviewing specialized acknowledgement letters from the CEO and other senior leaders to major donors, board members, and other constituencies
  • Keeping development pages on organization website up to date
  • Coordinating with the Communications Coordinator to utilize MLRI social media platforms when conducting annual appeals and in other fundraising periods
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications & Experience

  • Strong writing, communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the Operations and Finance team 
  • 2-3 years working in development, communications, or similar field
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Creativity and a passion for nonprofit fundraising 
  • Experience working with high-level donors and prospects is strongly preferred
  • Experience with donor management software is a plus
Compensation/Benefits

MLRI offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. MLRI provides a very generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 403(b) plan employer contribution of 5%, as well as vacation, holiday, winter recess  and family leave.

MLRI’s management  salaries are based on scale and are commensurate with skills and years of relevant experience. For example, for this position the salary range is $50,000 - $60,000, depending on applicant level of experience. Internal equity considerations and average salary of the peer range will be reviewed and taken into consideration.

MLRI is currently operating on a hybrid schedule and is committed to a fair and equitable workplace that promotes work-life balance.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter outlining experience and qualifications, a writing sample, and a resume to humanresources@mlri.org. No phone calls please.

Deadline for Submission

Application materials will be reviewed and interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis; interested and qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to submit application materials promptly.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

MLRI is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a staff, board, and volunteers with diverse personal and professional backgrounds and lived experience enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our team can thrive. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, immigrants, women, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, people with lived experience of poverty and/or racism, and people from underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.



The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) seeks a skilled and creative Development and Fundraising Associate to support the Director of Development in identifying, pursuing, and stewarding grant and fundraising opportunities. This…

Benefícios

  • 20 vacation days per year
  • 3 personal days per year
  • 15 days sick time per year for FT employees
  • December closure: 1 week off between Christmas and New Year
  • Off on Fridays in August
  • 12 paid holidays (& closure 2pm day before)
  • MLRI covers 95% of health insurance premiums 
  • MLRI covers 95% of dental insurance premiums
  • Vision Insurance
  • 100% Employer sponsored life and disability insurance
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Dependent care spending account 
  • 403(B) - 5% employer contribution after 6 months of employment
  • Family friendly work environment/commitment to work-life balance
  • Flexible / hybrid working arrangements (2 days in office required, Tues + Wed)


  • 20 vacation days per year
  • 3 personal days per year
  • 15 days sick time per year for FT employees
  • December closure: 1 week off between Christmas and New Year
  • Off on Fridays in August
  • 12…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

English proficiency

English proficiency

Localização

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