Development Coordinator [DEVF-27]
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Development Department, NY
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (ACLU), founded in 1920, is a nationwide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with more than 500,000 members and is dedicated to the principles of liberty and equality embodied in the U.S. Constitution. The Development Department of the ACLU?s National office in New York City is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Development Coordinator.
Reporting to the Director of Foundation Relations & Donor Communications, the Development Coordinator will provide project support to the ACLU?s fast-paced foundation relations and donor communications program.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Proofread and edit documents including proposals, letters, and reports; draft correspondence as needed.
-Maintain paper and electronic grant files and foundation records in donor database and pull needed reports from database.
-Manage and track donor communications.
-Maintain list of foundation contacts; ensure accuracy of information by conducting online research on a regular basis.
-Liaise with other ACLU departments to coordinate schedules, mailings and the processing of documents.
-Organize bi-monthly staff meetings. Create calendar of project due dates by extracting information from database. Work with Director to establish agenda, and collect meeting related materials.
-Coordinate travel and meeting logistics.
-Maintain departmental budget, track expenses and process expense reports.
-Handle event planning, tasks/projects.
-Undertake special projects and perform other duties as needed.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
-Bachelor?s degree required.
-Two years related experience in administration, preferably in development, or a nonprofit setting preferred.
-Self-starter with very strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to compose, edit, and proof correspondence and documents.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines.
-Ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
-Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Internet usage, and donor databases.
-Ability to represent the organization and communicate professionally with donors, ACLU staff, and other colleagues, maintaining tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
-Strong commitment to the mission of the ACLU.
The ACLU offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience and within parameters of the ACLU compensation scale.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are a proactive and resourceful team player with a passion for public interest issues, please send a cover letter (with salary requirements) and current resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference [DEVF-27/FEM] in subject line or by mail
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this career opportunity.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
This job description provides a general but not comprehensive list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU reserves the right to change the job description and/or posting at any time without advance notice.
The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.
The ACLU comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation. Both the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation are national organizations with the same overall mission, and share office space and employees. The ACLU has two separate corporate entities in order to do a broad range of work to protect civil liberties. This job posting refers collectively to the two organizations under the name ?ACLU?.