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Institutional Giving Coordinator

Alliance for Children''s Rights

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted March 25, 2020.

Institutional Giving Coordinator

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Underthe supervision of the Director of Institutional Givingand working closely with the Chief Development Officer,the Institutional Giving Coordinatoris responsible for contributing to the organizations efforts toraise approximately $3 million (of an approximately $6.3 million annual organizational budget) from private foundations and corporations.

This full time non-exempt position is responsiblefor supporting the organizationsinstitutional fundraising program through administrative functions and by researchingprospects,developingproposals and reports, draftingcorrespondence, keeping accurate records,and trackingdeadlines.

The ideal candidate is a strong and compelling writer who possesses excellent organizational skills and is meticulous with details, follow-up,andmanagingmultiple deadlines and priorities. The position will interact withthe executive team,andfinance andprogram staff to shape and articulate the work of the Alliance intosuccessful grant proposals and reports.

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE:

The Alliance for Childrens Rights protects the rights of children in povertyas well asthose overcoming abuse and neglect by delivering free legal services, supportive programs,and systemic solutions. Our lawyers, advocates and social workers, together with hundreds of pro bono attorneys and community volunteers, ensure that children and youth who are in the child welfare system to have safe, stable homes and can access the education, healthcare, and financial supports that they need. Since 1992, we have served over 150,000 children and young adults in Los Angeles County.

Charity Navigator has awarded the Alliance its highest 4-star rating for the past nine years in a row. This puts the Alliance in the top 2% of charities in the U.S. rated by Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating reflects the Alliances sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. The Alliance is well known in the child welfare community for its knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments.

ESSENTIALRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draftsand preparescompelling letters of inquiry, memorandums of understanding, proposals, and stewardship reports to institutional funders and prospects
  • Assistswith soliciting and incorporating information and feedback from program staffandsynthesizingedits
  • Collects/preparessupplementary materials for proposals and reports
  • Preparescorrespondence for executive level staff and program directors
  • Supportscultivation and stewardship efforts, including drafting compelling stories and updates
  • Maintainslogin information for grant portals
  • Preparesthank you/acknowledgement letters and ensurestimely and accurate acknowledgment of all awards
  • Proofreads,as assigned
  • Prospectsnew grant opportunities as assigned using databases, Google searches, and funding newsletters
  • Identifiesprospects and research leads provided by other parties (Board, Development Committee, CEO, CDO, Development team, etc.)
  • Organizes, updates, and maintainsGrants Tracking Systems and donor records (hard copy and Raisers Edge files)
  • Preparesfor site visits and funder meetings includingscheduling, catering, draftingbriefing materials and agendas
  • Schedulesand helpsfacilitate internal strategy meetings
  • Schedulesphone calls and meetings with institutional donors and prospects
  • Providessupport for special events
  • Attendsmeetings and calls,as assigned
  • Supportsdevelopment team during periods of high volume
  • Performs other duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Excellentwritten and verbalcommunication skillsare required. 1-3years ofexperienceas a grant writer or journalistpreferred. Bachelors degreepreferred. Must be a top-notch writer who is detail-oriented, has good organizational and computer skills, is a team player with an ability to communicate effectively. Strong project management skills. Demonstrated capacity to frame complex situations and present options. Enjoysworking independently and as part of a team. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) required. Knowledge of and skillin working with aRaisers Edge or other donordatabasehighly preferred.

The Alliance for Childrens Rights believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status.

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe level of work being performed by people assigned to comparable positions. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list ofall responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

The Alliance for Children”s Rights offers a competitive salary anda generousbenefitspackage. For more

information about the Alliance visit:kids-alliance.org.

TO APPLY:To be consider, please submit resumeandcover letter to:info@kids-alliance.org

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