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Events and Development Associate

Company: Linc Housing
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

In the spirit of collaboration, excellence, and innovation, we at Linc housing are committed to building and preserving housing that is affordable, environmentally sustainable and a catalyst for community improvement. Our team works hard to address California's homelessness crisis by building supportive housing and addressing the affordable housing needs of California's diverse population.We are proud of and inspired by our mission to build communities and strengthen neighborhoods for people underserved by the marketplace. Our feats could not have been achieved without the resilience and drive for excellence put forth by our team. If you are interested in joining a team of dedicated, caring, and talented individuals inspired to make change, you have found the right place.
POSITION TITLE: Events and Development AssociateFLSA STATUS: Non-ExemptPOSITION SUMMARY
Under the general supervision of the Senior Corporate Development Manager, the Events & Development Associate supports fund development activities by providing coordination for CRM administration, donor management, fundraising programs including Welcome Home, and events that foster growth and support for Linc Housing. The Events & Development Associate is responsible for onsite and offsite events, planning sessions for events and projects, annual, recurring, and planned giving campaigns, stewardship of donors, and maintenance of secure files and lists of the corporation's donors and key stakeholders. Supports timely inter and intra department workflow for these and all other projects and other corporate activities as needed.
The Events & Development Associate works with direction from supervisor, and with complex systems to monitor and oversee tracking and control of events, donor communications, and lists. This position will also have technical knowledge of the particular types of documents, budgets, contracts, lists, and personal donor information to be controlled, e.g., legal/technical terminology, compliance requirements. Maintains absolute confidentiality with donor records and uses discretion in the disclosure of non-donor information to various internal and external parties. This position works a hybrid schedule.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Controls and coordinates workflow for annual, recurring and planned giving campaigns, Welcome Home program, mailings and communications with key stakeholders, donors, and donor prospects.
  • Grows individual giving through expansion of constituent mailing list, implementation of peer-to-peer fundraising, solicitation of matching gift donors, securing new employer collaboration on payroll deduction recurring gifts.
  • Supports major gift campaign through research and moves management record maintenance.
  • Manages onsite and offsite events such as Linc's annual fundraising events, Welcome Home volunteer days, property grand openings, and trade shows.
  • Manages constituent records, donation transaction processing, donor recognition, and generates reports in The Raisers Edge.
  • Identifies donor prospects and conducts research and data collection of prospects.
  • Composes correspondence to staff, vendors, guests, donors, and key stakeholders as needed.
  • Conducts needs assessments and creates budgets, timelines, and agendas for planning sessions.Sources venues, vendors, and guest speakers; acquires bids, negotiates, and secures necessary contracts, and monitors the corporation's compliance with contractual agreements.
  • Sources venues, vendors, and guest speakers; acquires bids, negotiates, and secures necessary contracts, and monitors the corporation's compliance with contractual agreements.
  • Sources and purchases materials for events and communications utilizing competitive bids and purchase order procedures where appropriate.
  • Ensures adherence to Linc's event planning checklists and timely execution of events and relevant mailings.
  • Maintains written and digital records of events, mailings, communications, and lists including recap analysis of each project for future reference.
  • Works with supervisor to create and implement annual strategic fundraising plan.
  • Conducts regular meetings with Sr. Corporate Development Manager on status of events and fundraising campaigns as well as suggested improvements for future events and fundraising.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of:
    • Donor database CRM software.
    • Writing and grammar skills, mathematics.
    • Internet research methodology.
    • Methods of managing paper process flow, purchase orders, coordination and control of documents.
    • Solid understanding of technical terminology contained in department documents, e.g., rental contracts, purchase agreements/documents etc.
    • Solid understanding of applicable Federal, State and local regulations, permits, policies, procedures and practices related to documents for department.
    • Specialized software e.g., Raisers Edge, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative suite a plus
      Skill Level:
      • Strong skills and experience in The Raisers Edge donor software.
      • Superior writing and communication skills.
      • Strong skills in advanced applications of relevant software packages used in the department.
      • Strong analytical skills for establishing timelines and project management.
      • Highly organized and able to manage people and paper process flow.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all staff, board members, vendors, donors and prospects, key stakeholders, guests, and the public.
      • Able to work with multiple priorities and deadlines.
      • Familiarity with technical/legal terminology and standard practices regarding the department area of specialization, e.g., vendor contracts, insurance and legal documents, donation agreements, grant applications, etc.
        Ability to:
        • Assess, design, implement and monitor document and data control processes and information.
        • Set priorities in fast-paced environment.
        • Manage and work effectively with others in a team environment.
        • Work with minimal supervision.
          EDUCATION & EXPERIENCEA combination of education and related experience may substitute for education requirements.
          • College degree and
          • 2 years of experience working in fund development and events environment; familiarity with the technical documents, terminology, procedures of fund development
            PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            • Work is performed primarily in an office environment under pressure and requires the ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities and demands.
            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use a keyboard
            • Lifts up to ten pounds.
            • Travel to events, venues, trade shows, and conferences.The statements contained in this position description reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.

Keywords: Linc Housing, Long Beach , Events and Development Associate, Other , Long Beach, California

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