Development and Membership Associate
Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Job Posting: Development and Membership Associate
Reports to: National Director of Philanthropic Outreach
FLSA: Exempt (Full-Time)
Location: New York City Metro Area
About Funder for LGBTQ Issues
Funders for LGBTQ Issues is a network of funders committed to advancing equity and well-being for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, & queer (LGBTQ) communities. We provide three key services:
Organizing convenings and forums for LGBTQ funders to connect, coordinate their efforts, learn from each other, and maximize their
Providing trainings and support services for foundations to help them increase their LGBTQ-inclusiveness in both grantmaking and internal practices.
Providing up-to-the-minute information, research, and resources on LGBTQ grantmaking for the benefit of funders and the broader LGBTQ
Funders for LGBTQ Issues is unique in that the organization not only raises funds to support its own work, but also works to increase resources for the LGBTQ movement, particularly the most under-served communities within the LGBTQ movement, such as LGBTQ people of color, transgender communities, and women.
The Development and Membership Associate is a new position, which will play an essential role in increasing the organization's capacity for effective outreach and engagement of new funders-both to fundraise for the organization's operations and initiatives and to expand philanthropic resources for the LGBTQ movement. The three key areas of responsibility are:
Supporting philanthropic outreach, including documenting the development of identifying, cultivating, and tracking of prospective new funders for the LGBTQ movement and LGBTQ issues, particularly under-resourced LGBTQ populations such as LGBTQ people of color, transgender people, LBQ women, and rural LGBTQ communities.
Supporting training and member support services, including managing membership appeals, and tracking trainings and other support services.
Supporting the organization's fundraising, including identifying and tracking prospects, tracking grant deadlines, and supporting the writing and completion of grant proposals and reports.
The Development and Membership Associate will play an important supportive role in strengthening the organization's systems for outreach and fundraising. They will support advancing the work of the organization by assisting with a wide range of administrative duties while maintaining integrity, donor trust, confidentiality, and tact at all times. The position will report to the National Director of Philanthropic Outreach and work closely with Philanthropic Outreach and Engagement team to manage the workflows for the team to ensure that all programs and activities are progressing to completion. The position will be based at Funders for LGBTQ Issues' New York City office. The position may be partially remote but requires at least two to three days in the office per week. Category: Customer Service , Keywords: Membership Representative