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Arkansas


Arkansas Field Organizer (Project One America)
Little Rock, Arkansas
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
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Arkansas State Director (Project One America)
Little Rock, Arkansas
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
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California


Manager, Foundation & Institution Relations
Los Angeles, California
Point Foundation
Los Angeles, CA
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District of Columbia


Associate Director, Online Strategy
Washington, District of Columbia
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
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Content Producer
Washington, District of Columbia
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
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Deputy Press Secretary, Rapid Response
Washington, District of Columbia
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
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Gala Events Temp
Washington, District of Columbia
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
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Outreach & Research Coordinator
Washington, District of Columbia
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
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Florida


Director of Development
Jacksonville, Florida
JASMYN, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL
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Transgender Youth Coordinator
Lake Worth, Florida
Compass - GLCC of Palm Beach County
Lake Worth, FL
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Michigan


Executive Director
Kalamazoo, Michigan
OutFront Kalamazoo, formerly the KGLRC
Kalamazoo, MI
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New York


Operations Associate
New York, New York
All Out
New York, NY
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Administrative Assistant For Community Mobilization
New York, New York
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Washington, DC
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Deputy Director
New York, New York
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Washington, DC
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Executive Director
New York, New York
Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
New York, NY
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Ohio


Executive Director
Columbus, Ohio
Stonewall Columbus Center, Inc.
Columbus, OH
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Oregon


Development Manager
Portland, Oregon
Q Center
Portland, OR
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Washington


Executive Director
Seattle, Washington
Generations Aging with Pride (Legal Name: Generations with Pride)
Seattle, WA
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Arkansas Field Organizer (Project One America)

Little Rock, Arkansas

Is remote? No


Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Website: http://hrc.org/

Posted: May 18, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Amber Alcorn

Link to posting: https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=336

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

 

Position Summary:

The Project One America Field Organizer (Arkansas) position reports to the Project One America State Director (Arkansas) and is based in Arkansas.

 

The Arkansas Field Organizer will work with the Arkansas State Director to execute HRC’s political and educational organizing activities in Arkansas, including maintaining and expanding HRC’s ability to mobilize grassroots advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ legislative priorities, designing and implementing grassroots electoral and campaign strategies in support of candidates and legislative and ballot initiatives, and developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas.  The Field Organizer will also work to increase HRC’s visibility and presence in Arkansas and build strong partnerships with state and local LGBTQ and allied organizations.

  

Position Responsibilities:  

Under the direction of the Project One America Arkansas State Director, the Field Organizer will do the following:

 

  • Strategic Political Plans: Implement the goals of the strategic political and education plans for Arkansas, and assist in ensuring the integration of these plans into HRC’s strategic legislative, electoral, membership, education and communication goals with appropriate benchmarks
  • Field and Volunteer grassroots support: Be responsible for day-to-day support for volunteer advocacy in Arkansas, provide assistance to political, educational and volunteer activities of HRC members and other activists as outlined in Arkansas’s strategic plan. 
    • Increase the number of activists identified and willing to take action in relationship with HRC.
    • Ensure the vitality of our state and local volunteer network and further its growth in support of Project One America goals. 
    • Develop methods to increase our grassroots network.
    • Manage field and other campaign programs such as voter registration, member mobilization, voter contact, communications and get-out-the-vote activities in assigned campaigns. 
  • Federal, state, and municipal electoral activities: Work with Arkansas State Director to implement electoral strategies to support HRC-endorsed candidates, as well as provide assistance to HRC-supported legislative and ballot initiative campaigns in their region.
  • Federal, state and municipal advocacy: Implement strategies and campaigns for supporting federal, state and municipal legislation and advocacy efforts in Arkansas, and provide technical support and assistance to maximize HRC’s in-district lobbying efforts in coordination with local volunteers, with special attention to targeted areas.
  • Faith advocacy: Help develop faith-based strategies and goals for work in the state. Identify, develop, train and engage faith leaders for media, advocacy, programming, facilitated dialogues and public education efforts in priority faith communities, including White Evangelicals, Latinx Christians, and Black Protestants. Mobilize people of faith in Arkansas to support municipal and other campaigns. Identify opportunities and implement tactics to highlight support of faith communities, specifically among evangelicals.
  • Special constituents:Build strong relationships in selected constituencies in Arkansas, including people of color, transgender communities, religious communities, youth, business communities and others.  Participate in strategic partnerships with other organizations and groups to support HRC’s outreach and increase HRC’s visibility.
  • Training: Participate in the design and implementation of training programs for volunteers and supporters in Arkansas.
  • Membership: Organize educational, political and membership events in collaboration with HRC staff and volunteer teams.
  • Coalition work: Participate in strategic partnerships with key stakeholders as well as state and local organizations in Arkansas, both LGBTQ and straight allies, to collaborate and develop efforts to advance the goals of Project One America and the LGBTQ movement.  Lead efforts to improve field organizing among coalition partners; lead HRC’s efforts to partner effectively with state and local LGBTQ organizations in Arkansas.
  • Voter File Management: Manage the state voter database and track election activities across the state. Ensure volunteer activities are regularly updated in the system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required and at least 2-3 years of experience in legislative advocacy, electoral campaigns, or field organizing, and a demonstrated record of successful coalition-building (experience in Arkansas preferred). 
  • Must be able to travel extensively (90%), mostly within Arkansas,
  • Flexibility with work schedule is required; this position requires some evening and weekend work.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Must have excellent speaking and writing skills, computer proficiency, and strong verbal communication skills.
  • Must have demonstrated commitment to advancing HRC’s goals and objectives and to the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with organizing in communities of color, low-income and transgender communities.
  • Knowledge of computer software associated with potential campaign data gathering or planning.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel) and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive).
  • Ability to assist in the development of training curriculum and conduct workshops.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written, in large group settings.
  • Ability to assess political situations and develop appropriate campaign strategies.
  • Strong interest in the rapidly changing LGBTQ equality movement and a working knowledge of LGBTQ issues.

 

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

 

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

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Arkansas State Director (Project One America)

Little Rock, Arkansas

Is remote? No


Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Website: http://hrc.org/

Posted: May 18, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Amber Alcorn

Link to posting: https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=337

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

 

Position Summary:

The State Director (Arkansas) reports to the Project One America Director. The position is based in Arkansas. 

 

The Arkansas State Director is responsible for developing and implementing a culturally competent multi-year plan and program for the Human Rights Campaign in Arkansas to advance equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in Arkansas. The State Director will increase HRC’s visibility and presence in the state and identify and develop strong partnerships with local and statewide LGBTQ and allied organizations and stakeholders. The State Director collaborates with in-state partner organizations and with a team of HRC staff to develop and implement a program and strategy to mobilize grassroots advocacy on behalf of HRC’s educational programs as well as local, state and federal LGBTQ legislative priorities.  

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Strategic State Plans: Develop and implement strategic plans for Arkansas in collaboration with in-state partner organizations and HRC staff, ensuring the integration of these plans into HRC’s strategic legislative, electoral, membership, communication and education goals. Ensure that the diverse population of the state is reflected in planning strategies and implementation.
  • Strategy: Craft and implement short-, mid- and long-term strategic action plans and activities needed to support the strategic framework. Monitor and adjust all activities to ensure progress toward strategic goals.
  • Public Education: In collaboration with in-state partner organizations and HRC staff, develop and implement broad public education programs and outreach activities designed to educate and engage Alabamians on issues of LGBTQ equality, including healthcare, workplace, non-discrimination, faith issues, safe schools and marriage equality.
  • Volunteer Grassroots Support: Manage all work in state related to volunteer advocacy in the field as outlined in the state’s strategic plan.  Ensure that state and local volunteer networks are vital and growing in support of goals. In coordination with HRC staff, develop methods to increase our grassroots network and membership.
  • Training: Oversee the design and implementation of training programs for volunteers and supporters in the state.
  • Special Constituents: Direct efforts in the state to reach out to selected constituencies, including people of color, transgender communities, religious communities, business leaders, youth, and others. Develop strategic partnerships with other organizations and groups to support HRC’s outreach and increase HRC’s visibility.
  • Coalition Work: Lead HRC’s efforts to partner effectively with state and local LGBTQ and allied organizations in Arkansas to collaborate and develop efforts to advance the goals of the LGBTQ movement. Lead state efforts to improve field organizing among coalition partners.
  • Political Advocacy: Activate grassroots activities as needed to support HRC’s legislative strategies and priorities.
  • Educational Advocacy: Develop and maintain key relationships with organizational leaders in healthcare, social, racial and economic justice, K-12 education, higher education, business, youth-serving agencies, and HIV/AIDS.
  • Communication: Act as a spokesperson for HRC in Arkansas; represent HRC to other organizations and at public events as necessary; maintain regular communication with the organizations’ support base and community partners; ensure message is rooted in relevant and culturally-competent research in coordination with HRC communication experts. Identify individuals with powerful personal stories reflecting LGBTQ inequality and work with HRC communications team to amplify and broadcast.
  • Management: Manage full-time field staff in Arkansas, and work with HRC staff to determine how best to meet HRC’s strategic legislative, electoral, membership, communication, and education goals for the state.
  • Fundraising: In collaboration with the development teams, help identify, pitch and build relationship with potential federal club and federal club council donors as well as current donors.
  • Membership: In collaboration with the membership and volunteer teams, help build a strong volunteer team structure and contribute to identifying and organizing opportunities for the volunteer teams.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned in accordance with anticipated growth and expansion of HRC programs in the state.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) is required with at least 5-8 years of experience in managing political, public advocacy or education campaigns, organizing, managing staff, and a demonstrated record of successful coalition-building experience.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas of expertise is desirable but not required: workplace, youth and schools, healthcare and faith organizing.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills and strong verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong ability to influence others and build a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to foster relationships with external allies, decision makers, and stakeholders; to work in both a team atmosphere and independently; and to meet internal and external demands in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Proven ability to plan and to problem-solve in a manner that shows both strategic and tactical thinking.
  • A track record of being detail oriented, with good organizational skills and follow-through.
  • Strong working knowledge of state and federal legislative processes.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts while maintaining important and effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in politically sensitive and high-pressure environments.
  • Ability to work independently within context of a plan.
  • Effective time management skills, including prioritizing and managing multiple tasks, and demonstrated experience in developing campaign and personal work plans and goals.
  • Must be flexible, adaptable, resourceful and creative. Must be capable of taking responsibility for specific goals and measurable outcomes within designated time frames and able to coordinate multi-task initiatives to successful conclusion.
  • Exceptional people skills that will be used to work effectively with stakeholders, partner organizations, and policy makers.
  • Track record of organizing in communities of color, low income and transgender communities.
  • Ability to travel extensively throughout the state and to/from HRC headquarters in DC..
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive).
  • Flexibility with work schedule; this position may require occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Strong commitment to and interest in the rapidly changing LGBTQ equality movement and a working knowledge of LGBTQ issues.

 

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

 

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

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Manager, Foundation & Institution Relations

Los Angeles, California

Is remote? No


Point Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Website: http://www.pointfoundation.org

Posted: May 30, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Kevin Chase
Email: search@pointfoundation.org

Link to posting: https://pointfoundation.org/footer/careers/

Job Description

The Manager of Foundation & Institution Relations (MFR) serves as a dynamic member of Point Foundation’s Development Team. The MFR will be responsible for managing, supporting, and advancing Point Foundation’s institutional giving program which includes grants from a range of private, corporate, and family foundations. She/He/They will be responsible for prospect research, pipeline management, proposal preparation and submission, and coordinating Development & Program Department staff and resources to ensure goals, deadlines, and financial objectives are accomplished.

Reports To:  Development Directors – East and West

Works With: Development, Program, and Finance staff as well as external grant writer(s) as appropriate

Status:  Full-Time Administrative Exempt

Location: Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researches and cultivates prospective institutional funders, private foundations, family foundations, corporate and/or socially responsibility foundations through letters of inquiry and phone calls
  • Diligently tracks the cultivation, progress, solicitations and stewardship activities of Corporate and Foundation grants and giving
  • Manages the process of applying for funding, including writing and editing RFP’s, grant proposals, case statements and reports, and assembling necessary documents of support
  • Analyzes grant award letters for terms and conditions and translates them in to deliverable deadlines
  • Analyzes grant cycles and prepares the Development Directors in their pitch presentations
  • Performs quarterly reviews of each Development Director’s accounts so that Finance has latest information on ETA of grant decisions
  • Manages the timely distribution of materials to funders
  • Works with Development and Program staff to tie grant opportunities with the program needs of Point Foundation
  • Develops funding concepts by interacting with Program and Communications staff
  • Assists in the internal planning and deadline management around donor communications
  • Ensures a timely acknowledgment process to funders
  • Conducts application research to prepare targeted approaches and estimate time allocation; follows up on leads
  • Works effectively with the Development Directors East & West to achieve fundraising goals

OTHER

  • Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is preferred (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience)
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience related to development, corporate philanthropy, foundation relations and/or grant writing in the nonprofit sector
  • Computer proficiency in Windows operating system and all related MS Office applications.
  • Proficiency with donor database programs (ex: Raiser’s Edge) including invoicing, tracking and updating prospect assignments

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Experience working with prominent national corporations and foundations
  • Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques
  • Advanced verbal and professional written communication abilities, including presentation skills
  • Excellent time, resource, and project management skills
  • Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact amid influential donors and diverse groups
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills
  • Enjoy group work and collaboration but also possess the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate integrity and strive for excellence
  • Able to manage multiple projects and remain focused in the face of pressure, and deliver against timelines
  • Strong emotional intelligence and an ability to partner with diverse leadership teams
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality

GENERAL

  • Passionate about Point’s mission and able to promote and communicate the organization’s philosophy, mission and values
  • Strong knowledge of, or connection to, the LGBTQ community and related social issues
  • Flexibility of work schedule, as many events and opportunities to meet current and prospective donors take place in the evening or on weekends

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Associate Director, Online Strategy

Washington, District of Columbia

Is remote? No


Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Website: http://hrc.org/

Posted: May 31, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Amber Alcorn

Link to posting: https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=338

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Position Summary:

The Human Rights Campaign is on the move – to protect and defend the hard-won gains of the LGBTQ community – and to elect a pro-equality congress and White House. HRC represents a grassroots force of 3 million strong and together we will ensure a world where LGBTQ people have their basic equal rights. Period.

  • We fight for our members every single day. In addition, it is our job to inspire and engage them to take action and have an impact on the community.
  • We don’t hire just anybody. Experience matters, and so does strong intuition. We work hard, move at lightning speed, and we want a diverse team who is motivated to come prepared for what lies ahead.    
  • We believe in who we are, whom we represent, and what we do. We are the real deal.  Everyone has a reason for coming to work at HRC. What will your story be?   

The Associate Director of Online Strategy should be an experienced, creative, innovative senior strategist looking to be part of a dynamic team to implement compelling fundraising and advocacy campaigns that move the needle forward. This position will have a strong focus on the strategy, as well as the technical components of the program – including interpretation, analysis and reporting. The position will also oversee the quality and consistency of messaging in interactive campaigns that align with the organization’s messaging and will integrate all efforts with mobile and social components.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversee campaign creation from start to finish. The main responsibility will be to implement compelling and impactful membership campaigns for both advocacy and fundraising
  • Strategize the year-long plan for the SMS list
  • Lead user testing and audience analysis to gain insights into our core demographic
  • Advise the online strategy team and senior leadership on campaign framework
  • Administer HRC's social media presence, including integration of social media into HRC programs and online engagement campaigns; recruiting and cultivating followers; updating and maintaining social networking profiles & development of new social media campaigns both nationally and locally
  • Ensure the successful execution of all national email launches including all related pages and collateral in Engaging Networks basecamp tool
  • Act as project owner to design, implement, test and launch all member & supporter cultivation emails as well as departmental newsletters and special priority projects for senior leadership
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of both HRC’s program work and development operations—actively participating in all relevant meetings.  
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) with 5-7 years of online direct marketing or online communication experience including campaign development and implementation. 
  • Technical and analytical experience associated with a membership database and/or eCRM a must. 
  • Experience in Engaging Networks a must.  
  • Experience with data management and analysis.
  • Familiarity with financial or accounting related tasks a plus. 
  • Solid writing and editing skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines while handling multiple assignments. 
  • Strong desire to achieve program and professional growth. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must.  Must be comfortable with managing, updating and analyzing data. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Experience with HTML, HTML editors, and PowerPoint preferred.
  • Must be a creative problem solver with the ability to think outside the box to solve problems
  • Able to respond rapidly to changing priorities
  • Creative, catchy, marketing-style writing skills required
  • Ability to research and identify the latest trends in online fundraising and engagement
  • Ability to be collaborative and to work on many different objectives with many stakeholders
  • Commitment to LGBTQ equality is required.

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically.  Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

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Content Producer

Washington, District of Columbia

Is remote? No


Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Website: http://hrc.org/

Posted: June 19, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Amber Alcorn
Email: amber.alcorn@hrc.org

Link to posting: https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=342

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

 

Position Summary:

The Content Producer is a mid-level position that reports directly to the Director of Digital & Content Strategy and is responsible for ongoing editorial production and marketing for the Human Rights Campaign’s print and digital properties.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Write and develop editorial content for the organization including but not limited to the blog, social media and print pieces.
  • Support management of the editorial and production processes for the quarterly magazine, fundraising newsletter and other projects as they arise.
  • Develop a wide variety of content for print and digital properties including but not limited to: blog posts, social media posts, video, etc.
  • Develop and manage social media campaigns from concept to execution.
  • Collaborate with other departments to manage projects.
  • Help maintain and enforce editorial style guidelines.
  • Provide on-call development and execution on rapid-response campaigns, often after hours and on weekends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience with strong preference for five to seven years’ experience developing content, preferably online.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and other digital tools and a passion for using these tools to drive action and engagement.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word and Outlook), Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive), and social media.
  • Must be pro-active and self-starter. 
  • Well-rounded, creative type with a talent for communicating online and excellent writing skills.
  • Willingness to take on routine tasks as needed, team player, and a positive attitude are necessary;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires evening and weekend work.
  • Experience working with diverse groups of stakeholders, being calm under pressure, and managing a diversity of opinions on each project.
  • Experience with Photoshop and a content management system such as Wordpress preferred.
  • Strong interest in the rapidly changing LGBTQ equality movement and a working knowledge of LGBTQ issues.

 

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

 

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

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Deputy Press Secretary, Rapid Response

Washington, District of Columbia

Is remote? No


Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Website: http://hrc.org/

Posted: May 31, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Amber Alcorn

Link to posting: https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=341

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Position Summary:

The Deputy Press Secretary, Rapid Response, reports to the Senior National Press Secretary and is responsible for real-time monitoring and messaging guidance. The position executes rapid-response communication functions, especially related to breaking political news. The Deputy Press Secretary’s day-to-day responsibilities will include monitoring, researching, and responding to news on LGBTQ-related policy matters.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, research, analyze, and respond to breaking news on LGBTQ-related policy matters;
  • Rapidly respond in a complex and fast-paced organization;
  • Work with media in positive and adverse situations, including extensive pitching. Work as news unfolds, producing draft messaging — including talking points, statements and press releases — and engaging with the media often outside a regular work day;
  • Place HRC principals on TV and radio;
  • With guidance from the press secretaries, act as a background source as necessary;
  • Assist the press secretaries with the management and execution of events, including press conferences, media availabilities, editorial board meetings, and other communications-related events;
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with others across business units, functional departments and disciplines, including political and research teams;
  • Create effective partnerships at all levels of the organization;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred;
  • Two to four years’ experience with organizational communications, preferably in a political or campaign setting;
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills with a strong sense of urgency and the ability to work effectively under pressure;
  • Proven writing skills as well as the communications skills necessary to elicit the right information from a variety of sources;
  • Must be self-driven and well-versed in developing communication materials, eager to pitch extensively, and able to meet tight deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor;
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word and Outlook), Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive), and social media;
  • Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires frequent evening and weekend work to respond to breaking news;
  • Ability to travel 10-20% of the time;
  • Must be comfortable working in a high-volume environment and have the ability to closely follow the messaging of the organization on a wide variety of issues;
  • Personal interest in and commitment to LGBTQ rights required.

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically.  Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

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Gala Events Temp

Washington, District of Columbia

Is remote? No


Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Website: http://hrc.org/

Posted: May 31, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Krystal Gutierrez
Email: careers@hrc.org

Link to posting: https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=339

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

 

Position Summary:  

The Gala Events Temp will work with the Events staff under the direction of the Director of Events, focusing mainly on the National Dinner, HRC’s largest fundraising event in the country. This position is expected to through the middle of November 2018.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for procurement of items for the Silent Auction
  • Data entry into HRC’s internal database with new items from Silent Auction
  • Work at the National Dinner event (set-up and during the event)
  • Follow-up regarding auction winning bidders
  • Make calls to prior donors for Silent Auction
  • Pick up items for auction
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Position Qualifications:

  • One to three years of successful administrative or event support
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to manage a lot of item information accurately
  • Must be able to communicate on the phone with potential donors in a professional manner
  • Research potential auction items online and through magazines
  • Excellent communication, writing and customer service skills
  • Able to communicate with volunteers working on the National Dinner Committee
  • Retail experience is a plus
  • Must be available to work at the National Dinner event (for set-up and on the night of Saturday, September 15, 2018)
  • Computer skills to be able to do data entry into our auction system, Microsoft Office applications (MS Word and Excel), and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive)
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds for physical items that are donated to the auction such as chairs, lamps, artwork, etc.
  • Personal interest in and commitment to LGBTQ rights are desirable

 

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically.  Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

 

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

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Outreach & Research Coordinator

Washington, District of Columbia

Is remote? No


Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Website: http://hrc.org/

Posted: April 23, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Amber Alcorn

Link to posting: https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=334

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Position Summary:

The Outreach & Research Coordinator is primarily responsible for meeting the administrative needs and assigned programmatic duties for two foundation programs: Public Education & Research (PER), and Outreach & Engagement (OE). 

About the Programs:

Public Education & Research

The HRC Foundation’s Public Education & Research Program spearheads a wide variety of LGBTQ advocacy and outreach campaigns, working to ensure that the HRC Foundation’s resources and programs are timely, impactful, and inclusive. In addition to publishing informational materials, the team conducts original quantitative and qualitative research exploring the lived experiences of LGBTQ people. Examples of our issue areas include trans justice, racial equity and inclusion, sports equality, HIV and AIDS, and Health Equity.

Outreach & Engagement

The Outreach & Engagement program works with HRC's President, Senior Vice Presidents and Directors to develop and manage strategic and impactful collaboration with partner organizations to create a strategic plan for broader outreach and engagement with external stakeholders and ally organizations, and build on and strengthen HRC’s partnerships and coalition relationships with a broad range of allies (civil rights, women’s rights, immigrant rights, etc.). 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative, research, and logistics support (including accounting tasks) for program staff.
  • Complete check requests, make travel arrangements and reconcile credit card reports for program staff.
  • Assist with managing internal working groups and coordinating follow up assignments (e.g. on actions, sponsorships, invites, etc.) to maximize investments.
  • Work with PER and OE staff to support the research, public education, and strategic partnership efforts with partner organizations.
  • Assist in the development of research and public education projects, including surveys, polls, reports, vignettes, guides and other resources.
  • Maintain contact database and ensure key current and prospective stakeholders are included in, and engaged with, HRC communications and events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with one to three years relevant administrative work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, possess a strong work ethic and be self-motivated.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to accuracy and detail is necessary.
  • Outstanding organizational, task management and time management skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage work under tight deadlines.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office/Google Suite required; experience with statistical tools including SPSS, R, Qualtrics, and advanced Excel is a plus.
  • Experience utilizing social media for advocacy and engagement a plus.
  • Strong understanding of LGBTQ issues is expected. Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in LGBTQ issues around social justice, racial justice, sports inclusion, youth, HIV and AIDS, and/or trans justice is a plus.

**Please include a writing sample with your application; preferably a non-academic writing sample (e.g., op-ed, blog post, informative article, persuasive essay).**

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

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Director of Development

Jacksonville, Florida

Is remote? No


JASMYN, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL

Website: http://www.jasmyn.org

Posted: June 13, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Cindy Watson, CEO
Phone: 904-389-3857

Link to posting: http://jasmyn.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Director-of-Development-Job-Description-06062018.pdf

Job Description

Director of Development 

JASMYN is seeking an experienced and passionate Director of Deveopment to be a critical member of a team providing LGBTQ youth a safe space while working to create systemic change in northeast Florida.  We seek a strong leader and inclusive team player to build upon the organizations fundraising success to the next level through donor stewardship, relationship building, and public awareness.  With a new strategic plan in process to guide our work from 2019-2021, the new lead development officer wil lbe charged with building upon the current fund development plan to meet ambitious goals of campus expansion, growing operations, and long term sustainability.  JASMYN is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary commensurate with experience and skills.  Generous leave, health and retirement benefits.  Send resume and cover letter describing qualifications, salary requirements, and three references to apply@jasmyn.org, by July 6 or until position is filled.  No phone calls will be accepted.  See full position description at http://jasmyn.org/about-jasmyn/employment-internships/

 

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Transgender Youth Coordinator

Lake Worth, Florida

Is remote? No


Compass - GLCC of Palm Beach County
Lake Worth, FL

Website: http://www.compassglcc.com

Posted: June 13, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Compass - GLCC of Palm Beach County
Email: opportunities@compassglcc.com
Phone: 561-533-9699

Link to posting: https://compassglcc.com/the-center/

Job Description

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Executive Director

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Is remote? No


OutFront Kalamazoo, formerly the KGLRC
Kalamazoo, MI

Website: https://www.outfrontkzoo.org/

Posted: May 3, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Jessica Hermann-Wilmarth, Board President
Email: jessica@outfrontkzoo.org
Phone: 269-349-4234

Link to posting: https://www.outfrontkzoo.org/employment/

Job Description

OutFront Kalamazoo seeks a dynamic new executive director to lead the organization. Reporting to and working under the direction of the board of directors, the executive director will provide vision, energy, and leadership in fulfillment of OutFront’s mission and vision.

Our Mission: To create a just, inclusive, equitable, and supportive environment in Southwest Michigan for people of all sexual orientations and gender
identities and expressions.

Our Vision: A region that celebrates diversity and embraces equality.

Essential Duties:

The executive director will be ultimately responsible for the management of OutFront and will report to the board of directors. Specific responsibilities can be found in the full job description posted on our website at www.outfrontkzoo.org/employment/

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Operations Associate

New York, New York

Is remote? Yes


All Out
New York, NY

Website: https://allout.org/en/work-us#op-240861-full-stack-developer

Posted: June 20, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Sharifah Taqi, Director of Operations

Link to posting: https://allout.org/en/work-us#op-258814-operations-associate

Job Description

Location: NYC preferred, but open to other US locations in Central and Eastern time zones.

WHO WE ARE

All Out is a global movement for love and equality. Our mission is to build a world where no person will have to sacrifice family or freedom, safety or dignity, because of who they are or who they love.  

By mobilising thousands of people around the world at key moments of crisis and opportunity, we are bringing people power to the movement for equality at an unprecedented rate. We use creative campaigning tactics – both online and offline – to capture global attention around the fight for the rights of lesbian, gay, bi, and trans people. 

WHO WE ARE HIRING

We are looking for an Operations Associate to work across operations, member engagement, and fundraising. The ideal candidate must have excellent administration, project management, multi-tasking, and problem solving skills along with the ability to work independently.

This is a great opportunity to get first hand experience of the day-to-day functions of a progressive non-profit and of human rights and LGBT+ digital activism. It will also provide exposure to leaders in the LGBT+ field and grassroots partners on the ground.

This position will ideally be based in New York, although we are open to other US locations in Central and Eastern time zones.

The position will report to the Director of Operations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

(1) Operations

The Associate will report to the Director of Operations on all operational work streams including finance, administration and event management. Specifically, the Associate will manage accounts payable and accounts receivable, liaise closely with the bookkeeper to manage monthly financial reporting, and communicate with external vendors. The Associate will also manage logistics for internal meetings and events such as the Staff Retreat and Board Meetings. This is a great opportunity to see what it takes to run a non-profit organisation.  

Finance

  • Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Work with Bookkeeper to ensure records are up to date.
  • Manage end of month closing, under guidance of Operations Director.
  • Manage the payment of team expenses.

HR

  • Oversee quarterly intern recruitment process and other recruitment as needed. 
  • Track staff vacation and time off through monthly timesheets.

Meeting and Events Management

  • Schedule Board meetings and support on preparations, gather materials, etc.
  • Lead on the logistics for bi-annual staff retreats, including booking travel.
  • Light scheduling for internal meetings.

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(2) Supporter Engagement

The Associate will report to the Director of Supporter Engagement to help manage All Out’s external online activities . This is a unique opportunity to work with a nimble, innovative team excited to take risks and test out new platforms and strategies for online fundraising and mobilisation. All Out is expanding our work in crowdfunding for small grassroots partners around the world and this position will play a key role in scaling up this component of our work.

Online Fundraising

  • Respond to online donor inquiries and technical issues. 
  • Oversee the due diligence process for funding applicants to our Grassroots Giving program, proofing documentation and receiving references.

Reporting

  • Assist in monthly reporting across multiple platforms to help monitor our stats around fundraising, messaging, social, mobile, web, and more.
  • Assist in sharing learnings from reporting with the full team.
  • Become familiar with online fundraising projections and messaging benchmarks to help inform other reporting work.

Member Communication

  • Manage communications from members that come through All Out’s Contact Us online form, triaging to other team members as needed.
  • Respond to member enquiries that come in via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram within one business day.
  • Monitor social media channels to ensure that people are not violating house rules. 

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(3) Executive Support

  • Support the Executive Director’s high value fundraising work, including:
  • Manage logistics for donor events, including liaising with donors.
  • Act as contact point for All Out supporters raising money from their own communities for our work.
  • Support the All Out Board’s fundraising committee in its work to engage corporations.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • 2-3 years of office experience, ideally with experience in one of the following: non-profit. administration, finance, communications, fundraising or marketing.
  • Extremely detail oriented, able to meet deadlines and self start.
  • Great interpersonal and project management skills – with the ability to liaise internationally with a range of stakeholders from members, partners, and activists to board members and major donors.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple work streams with minimal supervision
  • Desire to thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced global environment, with people who are passionate about their work and mission.
  • Experience working with data reporting and basic analysis preferred, but not necessary
  • Fluency in English, with second language skills highly desirable. Skills in Portuguese, Spanish and French highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of social justice and/or LGBT+ issues.
  • Good sense of humour.

APPLICATION PROCESS

In order to apply for this position, please submit your résumé as well as a cover letter explaining your motivation for joining All Out.

Applications will not be accepted via email. Visit our website to apply: https://allout.org/en/work-us#op-258814-operations-associate

The deadline to apply to this position is 8 July 2018, 11:59pm EST. Applications received after this date will not be reviewed.

Salary range $44,000 - $49,000 USD, based on experience, plus benefits. This is a permanent position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, trans people, and gender nonconforming people.

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Administrative Assistant For Community Mobilization

New York, New York

Is remote? Yes


National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Washington, DC

Website: http://latinainstitute.org/

Posted: May 29, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Elizabeth Vega, Director of Human Resources
Email: humanresources@latinainstitute.org

Link to posting: http://latinainstitute.org/en/get-involved/employment-internships/administrative-assistant

Job Description

NLIRH seeks a committed, experienced individual who is passionate about Latina/o and women’s issues to support the work of our Community Mobilization department.  The Community Mobilization department leads our on-the-ground community organizing and leadership development work along with building a national network of organizational partners and special initiatives related to civic engagement and activism. The Community Mobilization department seeks to build the power of Latinas throughout the country through community organizing, civic engagement and leadership development to create mechanisms for Latinas to influence public policy and build community support for reproductive justice.

The ideal candidate will have extensive administrative experience supporting field and office staff involved in civic engagement programs and/or organizing campaigns.  The CM administrative assistant’s duties include general administrative, organizational, and office management duties as assigned in addition to program planning and implementation. We are seeking a skilled, bilingual and extroverted individual with experience working with diverse communities, who is highly motivated in a fast-paced environment.    

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Deputy Director

New York, New York

Is remote? No


National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Washington, DC

Website: http://latinainstitute.org/

Posted: May 29, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Elizabeth Vega, Director of Human Resources
Email: humanresources@latinainstitute.org

Link to posting: http://latinainstitute.org/en/get-involved/employment-internships/deputy-director

Job Description

NLIRH seeks a culturally-competent, highly-qualified and entrepreneurial candidate to join its dynamic and growing team as Deputy Director. The Deputy Director is responsible for bringing high-level leadership, vision, collaboration and creativity to the ongoing growth of the organization and provide judicious management and functional oversight of NLIRH’s programmatic and administrative departments. This position is a critically important role, serving as a thought partner to the Executive Director, strengthening the internal foundation that supports the Executive Director's significant external responsibilities and commitments to NLIRH’s partners, funders, and the Board of Directors. The Deputy Director will hold and support the enterprise to work at the highest standards of impact, integrity and excellence as a key partner in NLIRH’s Senior Leadership Team.  This person will play a leading role in implementing NLIRH’s multi-year strategic plan, supporting the Senior Staff in crafting and aligning annual operational plans to the strategic plan, as well as overseeing the development of subsequent strategic plans.

The Deputy Director will work as part of a larger national organization with staff in New York, Washington D.C., Florida, Texas, and Virginia. The Deputy Director will supervise and serve as an accountability partner to the Senior Director of Community Engagement Programs, Senior Director of Government Relations, Senior Director of Communications & Public Affairs, Senior Director of Development, and Senior Director of Operations & Finance.

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Executive Director

New York, New York

Is remote? No


Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
New York, NY

Website: http://www.transgenderlegal.org

Posted: June 7, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Kevin Chase, Executive Recruiter
Email: kevin@kevinchasesearch.com

Link to posting: http://www.transgenderlegal.org/page.php?id=4

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Executive Director

Columbus, Ohio

Is remote? No


Stonewall Columbus Center, Inc.
Columbus, OH

Website: http://www.stonewallcolumbus.org/

Posted: June 5, 2018

Contact Information

Link to posting: https://stonewallcolumbus.org/jobs/

Job Description

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STONEWALL COLUMBUS

Stonewall Columbus, Inc. - a non-profit organization based in Columbus, Ohio - is seeking a dynamic leader with the passion and skills to move the organization into the future. Stonewall’s mission is to increase visibility, inclusion, and connection for the LGBTQ community. The Executive Director will be responsible for leadership and management for all aspects of Stonewall Columbus, in partnership with the Board of Trustees. 

Responsibilities: Executive Director responsibilities include collaborating with the Board in fulfilling the organization’s mission, while maintaining the fiscal integrity and financial health of the organization. The Executive Director will develop an operational plan ensuring the organization meets expectations of its Community, Board and Funders. This individual will establish and maintain good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve advocacy across lines of difference. The Executive Director will develop partnerships with organizations serving marginalized identities to create a platform for a spectrum of LGBTQ groups through intersectional programming. In addition, will oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of innovative programs and services.

Qualifications and Skills: This position requires a Bachelors’ degree with 5+ years of progressive management experience in a non-profit environment.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience, along with the ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.  Solid, hands-on budget management skills and the ability to convey a compelling future vision to staff, Board, volunteers and funders. Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the nonprofit sector.  Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating and program development. Strong written and oral communication skills.  Experience working with a Board of Trustees a plus.

Stonewall Columbus was founded in 1981 with the purpose to uplift the LGBTQ community so ALL of us THRIVE.

All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a written diversity statement that provides the search committee with an understanding of their professional experiences as they relate to equity, inclusion, and diversity. More specifically, in addition to professional work in the LGBTQ community, applicants are encouraged to use the diversity statement to describe their work with, service to, and/or support of individuals and groups from historically marginalized communities.

 

Send all correspondences for this position to jobs@stonewallcolumbus.org

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Development Manager

Portland, Oregon

Is remote? No


Q Center
Portland, OR

Website: http://www.pdxqcenter.org

Posted: May 7, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Óscar Guerra-Vera , Executive Director
Email: oscar@pdxqcenter.org
Phone: 503-896-2145

Link to posting: https://jobs.macslist.org/index.php?page=view_job&...

Job Description

About This Leadership Position

We are searching for a creative, systems-thinking and motivated individual to manage our organizational development strategy. The ideal candidate for this leadership position will be self-directed in implementing systems to grow our current fundraising portfolio through grant writing and management, individual and major donor cultivation, third-party fundraisers and events at Q Center. The development manager reports to the executive director.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Individual Giving (40%)

  • Manage annual fundraising projects, individual and major donor campaigns.
  • Implement systems to support year-round individual giving: database management, gift processing, and strategic communications.
  • Donor recruitment and relationship development and stewardship.

Fundraising Event Planning (30%)

  • Lead and support fundraising events throughout the year, including planning, production, promotion, volunteer coordination and debriefing follow-ups to our annual SHINE gala, year-end Give!Guide! fundraiser, Pride Night fundraisers and others.
  • Identify fundraising event sponsors and engage new sponsorships and in-kind donations.

Grant & Earned Revenue Management (20%)

  • Research, write grant proposals, ensure deliverables are met and grant reports are filed, in coordination with program and executive staff.
  • Manage fundraising  database, donor records and donor communications using Click & Pledge, Salesforce and Constant Contact.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities (10%)

  • Assist program evaluation and development for funding new areas or existing funding projects.

Qualifications The Development Manager will have:

  • Working knowledge and minimum two years of real world experience in planning, managing and executing strategic fundraising and program initiatives and events.
  • At least one year of supervisory experience.
  • Deep commitment to Q Center’s vision, mission and strategic plan.
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills, with ability to connect across varied audiences.
  • Strong organization and attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, editing, public speaking and communications skills.
  • Proficiency with Click & Pledge, Salesforce and other CRM or fundraising software.
  • Proficiency with basic office systems including Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Apps.
  • Ability to work on a deadline and maintain close communication and coordination with executive director, work well as a team and collaborate with finance committee, staff and Q Center community members.
  • Demonstrated experience working with LGBTQ2SIA+ individuals of all ages, races, genders and abilities.

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Executive Director

Seattle, Washington

Is remote? No


Generations Aging with Pride (Legal Name: Generations with Pride)
Seattle, WA

Website: http://gapseattle.org/

Posted: April 30, 2018

Contact Information

Name: Patricia McIntyre, Interim Administrator
Phone: (206) 495-8312

Job Description

Generations Aging with Pride (http://gapseattle.org/) seeks an experienced Executive Director to create a sustainable infrastructure that will support the organization’s growth and innovation.

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, passionate, and results-oriented executive to lead and grow a new organization devoted to improving the lives of older LGBTQ individuals. Generations Aging with Pride was founded in November 2015 stemming from research which documented health disparities and social isolation for the older LGBTQ population and a grassroots movement to address these inequities.

Generations Aging with Pride empowers older LGBTQ adults to live with pride and dignity by providing innovative programs and services that enhance belonging and community, eliminate discrimination, and honor the lives of older members of our community.

Executive Director Role:

The Executive Director is the key management role of the Generations Aging with Pride organization. The primary role of the Executive Director is to develop the infrastructure to create a mature and sustainable organization. This hands-on Executive Director is responsible for bringing to life the mission, vision, and goals of this new non-profit. The position’s key functions are to create an innovative, vibrant, sustainable organization that becomes a focal point for information resources, services, and advocacy for older LGBTQ individuals. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

General Responsibilities of the Executive Director:

  • Builds organizational infrastructure that will support growth
  • Creates and maintains an organizational image in the community that is consistent with its mission, vision, and goals
  • Ensures the financial health of the organization
  • Increases and diversifies revenue to ensure ongoing fiscal growth
  • Ensures that the operations of the organization fulfill its fiduciary obligations
  • Plans, oversees and implements organizational programs
  • Articulate advocacy positions on older LGBTQ topics and policies
  • Ensures that the Board has what they need to make informed decisions

Professional Qualifications of the Executive Director:

  • Master’s degree or higher (MSW, MPA, MBA or related field) with at least 5 years of non-profit Executive Director experience or a Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience growing a new small entity to a mature, thriving, and sustainable non-profit organization. This includes engaging in hands-on operations while creating the infrastructure and staff to support those tasks.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of accounting and financial responsibilities.
  • Experience working with and passion for the LGBTQ community as well as knowledge of the laws, policies, and intersectionality of issues affecting that community.
  • Experience working with and passion for the aging and older adult community as well as knowledge of the laws, policies, and intersectionality of issues affecting that community.
  • Experience working with diverse groups and individuals and a commitment to continuing and expanding diversity in all of the organization’s operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to effectively use Microsoft Office products, QuickBooks, Google products, and ability to learn and use additional software products as needed, self-motivated, ability to work and make timely decisions both independently as well as collaboratively, ability to track and communicate both completed work and future work plans to all stakeholders in a timely and consistent manner, strong interpersonal skills, availability to work weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Maintain open communication with the Board of Directors to determine priorities.

Please submit resume' and cover letter to patriciam@gapseattle.org or  send to: Generations Aging with Pride, PO Box 23123, Seattle, WA 98102-0423. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted through May 23, 2018. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

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