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Jobs with New Leaders Council
 

Development Director

Role and Responsibilities

The Development Director will report to the President & CEO and partner with senior staff to expand NLC’s fund development program to cultivate a stable and growing donor base. The ideal candidate has experience cultivating, securing, and stewarding a diverse donor base engaging individual, corporate, foundation, event, and alumni giving. 

  • Develop and oversee the fund development strategies supporting NLC’s mission, 50 chapters, and nearly 8000 alumni
  • Lead and monitor the multi-year plan for reaching the organization’s fundraising goals, surpassing its current $2 million budget
  • Advise CEO on identifying, cultivating, and maintaining individual, corporate, and foundation donors
  • Cultivate Board members as donors and networkers, including offering support for their individual commitments or fundraising strategies
  • Partner closely with volunteers from NLC’s 50 chapters to fundraise at the local and national level 
  • Lead online fund development strategies and the year-end giving campaign
  • Manage fundraising events and direct funding strategies for NLC’s annual convention
  • Develop and manage an alumni giving program in partnership with senior volunteers
  • Maintain ongoing communications with NLC’s donor base, such as ensuring timely and accurate report deliveries
  • Create marketing collateral related to fund development strategies
  • Oversee and use NGP to track funder relationships and individual donors

Role and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and grow a stable and diverse multi-million dollar fundraising program 
  • Background in nonprofit and political fundraising is strongly encouraged
  • Ability to lead with a lean staff and powerhouse volunteer base across the country
  • Familiarity with federated organizational structure with national staff and local volunteers
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service, with an enthusiasm for NLC’s mission to recruit, train, and promote the next generation of progressive & diverse leaders

Experience & Skills 

  • 7+ years’ fundraising experience 
  • 3+ years’ staff and volunteer management experience
  • Proficient with NGP and EveryAction
  • Grant writing experience is a plus
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive with tenacity and humor in a faced-faced, nimble nonprofit while operating remote work environment 
  • Bachelors required; Masters welcomed

Salary will be commensurate with experience. NLC offers a comprehensive benefits package.

New Leaders Council is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@newleaderscouncil.org by October 11th. 

 

Internships with New Leaders Council

All internships will be based in the Washington D.C. offices, however Digital Media Interns have the option to telecommute via online platforms. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. 

NLC Digital Media Intern

New Leaders Council is seeking a Digital Media Intern to assist the National Communications Director in building NLC’s digital footprint through community management and social media. NLC Interns should be available for 14-18 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship, however local travel assistance is available. Graduating seniors and students receiving educational credit are strongly encouraged to apply.

Who We’re Looking For

A Digital Media Intern must be an innovative, rising star servant-leader who is passionate about civic engagement, a love for digital media, and has a strong familiarity with politics and government. Basic knowledge of HTML is required. Programming experience and understanding of online organizing are a big bonus.

New Leaders Council is young, energetic, and very diverse. It is a progressive organization dedicated to building next generation leaders across the country. NLC and its executive team is very focused, and we strive to make decisions quickly and execute with efficiency. We want interns who share these values and the hard-charging style. Our National Board Chairman Chris Kelly embodies these ideals as an entrepreneur, activist, and mentor.

Role and Responsibilities

The Digital Media Intern plays an important role by providing online administrative support to our national community.  Responsibilities will be divided between online community upkeep and social media.

In a typical day, a Digital Media Intern could find themselves doing any of the following:

  • Updating national and local website content;

  • Copy editing blog posts;

  • Continually update and correct database records;

  • Monitoring social media platforms;

  • Coordinate production and tracking weekly newsletters;

  • Trouble-shooting online community;

NLC uses NationBuilder, knowledge of these is greatly preferred but will train the right candidate. There is potential for graphic design assignments and exposure to online fundraising.

In order to apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to NLC Communications Director, Dustin Robinson at drobinson@newleaderscouncil.org with Digital Media Intern in the subject line.

 

NLC Development Intern

New Leaders Council is seeking a Development Intern to assist the National Development Director in building NLC’s fundraising capacity through research and donor relations. NLC Interns should be available for 14-18 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship, however local travel assistance is available. Graduating seniors and students receiving educational credit are strongly encouraged to apply.

Who We’re Looking For

A Development Intern must be an innovative, rising star servant-leader who is passionate about civic engagement, possesses detail oriented research skills, and has a strong familiarity with politics and government.

New Leaders Council is young, energetic, and very diverse. It is a progressive organization dedicated to building next generation leaders across the country. NLC and its executive team is very focused, and we strive to make decisions quickly and execute with efficiency. We want interns who share these values and the hard-charging style. Our National Board Chairman Chris Kelly embodies these ideals as an entrepreneur, activist, and mentor.

Role and Responsibilities

The Development Intern plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Development Office.  Responsibilities will be divided between the Development Interns to capitalize on their talents and develop their finance skills. Among these responsibilities, Development Interns will be particularly focused on chapter fundraising efforts and implementation of small donor identification, development, and tracking.

In a typical day, a Development Intern could find themselves doing any of the following:

  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence;

  • Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor file;

  • Contact potential donor prospects

  • Coordinate travel for the Development operation

  • Continually update and correct database records;

  • Conduct state filing research to identify potential targets.

  • Coordinate production and mailing of spring and year-end appeal letters;

  • Track tax credit donations in the database and keep a file for each tax credit donor;

  • Send appropriate tax documentation to process credits to donors;

NLC uses NationBuilder, NGP databases and QuickBooks; knowledge of these is greatly preferred but will train the right candidate.

How To Apply

In order to apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to NLC Innovation Foundation Vice President, Matt Tompkins at resumes@newleaderscouncil.org with Development Intern in the subject line.

  

NLC Events & Program Intern

New Leaders Council is seeking an Events & Program Intern to assist the National Programs Director and team in promotion and execution NLC’s Institute and major events. NLC Interns should be available for 14-18 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship, however local travel assistance is available. Graduating seniors and students receiving educational credit are strongly encouraged to apply.

Who We’re Looking For

An Events & Program Intern must be an innovative, rising star servant-leader who is passionate about civic engagement, possesses a strong attention to detail, loves interacting with people from all over the country, and has a strong familiarity with politics and government. Previous experience in customer service and events is a big bonus.

New Leaders Council is young, energetic, and very diverse. It is a progressive organization dedicated to building next generation leaders across the country. NLC and its executive team is very focused, and we strive to make decisions quickly and execute with efficiency. We want interns who share these values and the hard-charging style. Our National Board Chairman Chris Kelly embodies these ideals as an entrepreneur, activist, and mentor.

Role and Responsibilities

The Events & Program Intern plays an important role by providing administrative, logistical, and constituent relations support to our national community.  Responsibilities will be divided between online community upkeep and logistical support.

In a typical day, an Events & Program Intern could find themselves doing any of the following:

  • Production and marketing of promotional materials;

  • Tracking online registration and troubleshooting issues;

  • Speaker/trainer development (identification and briefing materials);

  • Copy editing marketing materials;

  • Preparing event and program collateral;

NLC uses NationBuilder, knowledge of these is greatly preferred but will train the right candidate. There is potential for each Events & Program Intern to be a part of the Planning Committee for NLC’s National Leadership Retreat in July of 2016.

How To Apply

In order to apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to NLC Executive Director, Courtney Madden at resumes@newleaderscouncil.org with Events & Programs Intern in the subject line.

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