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2nd Full Time Position - SF - community development

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    ... Kaye Bock Sent by: owner-planning-jobs@uclink4.berkeley.edu 09/17/2003 05:18 PM To: planning-jobs@uclink.berkeley.edu cc:
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      Kaye Bock <kbock@...>
      Sent by: owner-planning-jobs@...
      09/17/2003 05:18 PM

      To: planning-jobs@...
      Subject: Full Time Position (CA)




      September 15, 2003

      The San Francisco Bay Area program of Local Initiatives Support
      Corporation (LISC) -- a national nonprofit providing training, technical
      assistance, and financing to organizations building affordable housing and
      community facilities -- seeks hire a Program Assistant to work with a
      dynamic team of professionals committed to revitalizing neighborhoods and
      supporting lower income families.

      The Program Assistant is responsible for helping Bay Area LISC's Resource
      Development Officer and Director in fundraising and communications
      activities. This position will involve a great deal of writing for
      funder, media, and general audiences about the work of Bay Area LISC, our
      community partners, and the community development field. In addition, the
      position will entail administrative work related to fundraising and
      communications; including database development and maintenance; website
      development and maintenance; and other administrative duties. The Program
      Assistant will work with a total team of eight other staff and will report
      directly to the Resource Development Officer.

      Sample responsibilities include:
      § Writing grant proposals, grant reports, and letters to donors.
      § Writing Bay Area LISC communications materials such as website, brochure,
      press release and program description text.
      § Writing short documents about community development issues and/or programs
      for practitioners in the field.
      § Developing and maintaining donor and media databases.
      § Conducting research on existing and prospective donors.
      § Helping coordinate fundraising events.
      § Maintaining fundraising and communications filing systems.
      § Performing other related duties as assigned.

      Skills and experience required:

      Successful candidates will possess the following skills and experience:
      ü Self-directed, independent worker who takes initiative and is able to
      create the systems and processes inherent to this position.
      ü Excellent written and verbal communication skills and personable
      ü Flexibility and poise in dealing with a diverse set of individuals and
      organizations, especially donor prospects.
      ü Capacity to work on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, while
      still meeting the priorities of the position.
      ü Detail-oriented while still able to understand and promote a global view
      of the community development field and LISC.
      ü Excellent computer skills, including database, Excel, Word, and Internet
      ü General familiarity with the field of community development, real estate
      financing and/or banking, and public affairs preferred.
      ü Bachelor's degree required.

      Now active in 38 cities around the country, LISC is the nation's leading
      nonprofit financial intermediary in the affordable housing and community
      development field. Founded 22 years ago in New York with seed money from
      the Ford Foundation and several Fortune 500 companies, LISC provides
      training, expert technical assistance, management support, high leverage
      grants, and project financing. Our core programs support organizations
      that build and manage affordable housing, improve commercial districts,
      and develop community-serving commercial space and facilities. Bay Area
      LISC has provided over $270 million in grants, loans, and equity
      investments to nonprofit community development organizations. For more
      information about national LISC and the Bay Area LISC program, visit our
      websites at www.liscnet.org and www.bayarealisc.org.

      Compensation: Competitive, depends on experience and qualifications.

      Qualified applicants should submit cover letter and resume to:
      Marlene Sloger, Development Officer, Bay Area LISC
      369 Pine Street, Suite 350
      San Francisco, CA 94104
      Fax: (415) 397-8605
      Please indicate which position you are applying for. Position open until

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