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  • Amalia Anderson
    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Communications & Development Manager Center for Civic Participation Effective March 1, 2005. Responsibilities of this position include,
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 1, 2005

      Communications & Development Manager
      Center for Civic Participation

      Effective March 1, 2005.

      Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the
      following. Working in conjunction with Center staff to:

      Collect, process and maintain funder information and foundation
      guidelines in an extensive fundraising database and file system;
      Prepare timely reports on pending grants, proposal and report
      deadlines, and other fundraising deadlines;
      Assist in the production and maintenance of all grant application and
      reporting material;
      Work with the Executive Director, Center staff, the President and other
      program or project leaders to ensure timely responses to fundraising
      deadlines, opportunities and grant obligation fulfillment;
      Assist in writing, editing, packaging and sending letters of inquiry,
      grant reports, and grant requests;
      Research potential funding sources through library, internet and
      networking sources;
      Manage and coordinate individual donor files, database and mailings;
      Support the production and distribution of marketing materials;
      Support the management of the Center’s fiscal agency program for small
      Process donations and acknowledgements;
      Assist in organizing fundraising events; and
      Assist with general administrative tasks and other assignments as

      The Executive Director supervises the Communications & Development


      Minimum of five years administrative experience required.
      Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
      Well-organized, self-motivated, self-starter (important).
      Excellent research skills required.
      Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
      Candidates must possess word processing and database skills.
      Ability to work with diverse groups of people required.
      Experience in developing outreach materials preferred.
      Experience in organizing events preferred.
      Grantwriting and fundraising experience preferred.
      Media, public relations, and graphic presentation skills preferred.

      This is a full-time position.
      The Center for Civic Participation is a 501c3 non-profit organization,
      working to increase the number of eligible voters who engaged in the
      political process. We actively encourage people of color to apply.

      Compensation, Benefits and Background

      Compensation for this position will be based upon experience.
      The Center provides full health insurance benefits, dental insurance,
      excellent vacation and sick leave, flexible hours, pre-tax
      contributions to a 403b retirement account, free bus passes, and a
      casual work environment. We value creativity, innovation, and
      ‘thinking outside the box’. The Center is housed in an historic
      mansion near the Minneapolis Art Institute. We provide a rewarding,
      lively, informal, and fun working environment!


      We are taking applications immediately, until the position is filled.
      Please send your letter of interest and resume as soon as you can to
      Suzanne Stenson O’Brien, Center for Civic Participation, 2105 First
      Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Fax: 612-870-4846. E-mail:

      Amalia Anderson
      Director, Political Education and Action
      League of Rural Voters
      2105 First Avenue South
      Minneapolis, MN 55404
      Direct: 612-879-7578
      Cell: 612-280-4730
      Fax: 612-870-4846
      Email: amalia@...

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