2nd Full Time Position - SF - community development
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Subject: Full Time Position (CA)
BAY AREA LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION (LISC)
COMMUNICATIONS & DEVELOPMENT
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
LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.