Aug 09, 2019
The Development Manager will be responsible for the creation, expansion and administration of ImmDef’s development program including the management of our fundraising and grants/contracts proposals. The Development Manager will report to the Associate Director, while managing a team tasked with furthering the development of our grants and contracts management, fundraising and volunteer and donations coordination.
The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter, with experience managing donor and stewardship efforts of an organization, creating systems for contracts management and organizing fundraising events. The successful applicant will have the unique opportunity to help create ImmDef’s development program from the ground up.
1. Development (85%)
Develop internal systems, communications, and protocol to support, secure, and sustain opportunities for funding, including grant development, application and reporting;
Create systems and procedures to ensure contract and grant compliance for all of ImmDef’s current funding sources;
Oversee fund development for ImmDef, to establish and execute on strategies to increase revenues, including through annual, major, foundation, and corporate giving, public and private grants, capital campaign, and special events;
Successfully manage execution of fundraising plan ensuring effective communication with internal and external stakeholders
Create written procedures and protocols for development team;
Work closely with Associate and Executive Directors to develop strategies for major gifts and to identify opportunities for funding, organizing funding and solicitation efforts in the form of grants, donations, fundraising, campaigns, and/or other means available;
Plan and manage special events meeting strategic fund development and communication goals;
Maintain a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects, and engage in donor cultivation and gift solicitation, including in-kind gifts;
Acknowledge gifts in a timely manner as appropriate;
Implement campaigns to secure new donors and retain existing donors;
Other special projects as needed.
2. Communications (15%)
Work with consultants (as needed) to streamline and improve ImmDef’s website;
Develop original content for ImmDef’s social media and website;
Help coordinate media events and reporter inquiries;
Other special projects as needed.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. Significant related experience may substitute for a degree;
Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills;
At least three years of experience in fundraising with a record of proven major giving experience;
History of creating and implementing comprehensive strategic fundraising plans;
Experience with relationship management, donor stewardship, and major giving;
Ability to work independently and diligently to develop content for website and social media campaigns;
Passion for social justice for immigrants required;
DACA recipients are strongly encouraged to apply.
This position has moderate supervisory responsibilities, supervising a team of two to three direct reports and overseeing the projects that each team member is responsible for. As team grows, supervisory responsibilities may expand.
Classification and Work Schedule
This is a full-time, exempt position. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with flexibility required based on the needs of the organization. Additionally, work on nights and weekends can be expected as organization and fundraising needs dictate.
Salary & Benefits
$55,000 - $65,000 annually DOE
Holidays and Paid Time Off
1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years;
15 vacation days per year
12 Sick Days per year
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
ImmDef offers a number of health plans that are 100% paid plans for staff starting on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
Additionally, we pay 75% of the premiums for select plans for immediate family members, including registered domestic partners
FSA and Dependent Care FSA
ImmDef offers FSA plans to help offset the costs of eligible health care expenses for you, your spouse, and your eligible dependents using pre-tax dollars
We also offer Dependent Care FSA to pay for eligible dependent care services, such as preschool, summer day camp, before or after school programs, and child or adult daycare
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
ImmDef staff are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) plans immediately upon hire, contributing pre-tax dollars towards their retirement goals
After six months on staff, ImmDef will match 100% of contributions up to 3%
Funds are vested immediately!
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
As a 501(c)3, qualified ImmDef staff are eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Parking and Travel Stipend
ImmDef Staff commuting into our DTLA office are eligible for reimbursement of parking or public transit costs up to $90 per month.
HOW TO APPLY
Email cover letter, resume, and references to DevelopmentJobs@immdef.org. Please indicate where you came across our job announcement. In the subject line please write FIRST NAME_LAST NAME_DEVELOPMENT MANAGER.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or walk-ins please.
ImmDef believes in second chances. As an organization, we will rely on individualized assessments in the hiring of those with past criminal convictions. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for a position fighting for our immigrant communities!
Immigrant Defenders Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Immigrant Defenders Law Center
Los Angeles, CA, USA