Start Date: Position is open now
Salary: $45,000 - $52,000/year depending on experience
Apply by: March 25, 2019
About the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment
For 25 years, the Rose Foundation has supported grassroots initiatives that inspire community action to protect the environment, community health, and people’s rights. Our New Voices Are Rising youth leadership program trains Oakland high school students to step forward as the next generation of environmental justice leaders, and our community-based grantmaking approach has earned national recognition for building grassroots community power for conservation and social justice.
About the Position
The Development and Communications Coordinator will support all development and communications activities at the Foundation, including institutional and individual fundraising, donor relationship management, online and print communications, database management, appeals and fundraising campaigns, and our annual Film Fest event. They will be supervised by the Development and Communications Director, and will work closely with all Rose Foundation staff to tell our stories and inspire people and institutions to invest in our work. This position is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in all aspects of nonprofit fundraising and communications, and make real contributions to the organization while learning advanced fundraising skills in close mentorship with the Development and Communications Director and Executive Director.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate cares deeply about environmental conservation and social justice. They have at least a couple of years of experience working within development and/or communications at a nonprofit, enjoy this area of nonprofit work, and are interested in a career within a development track. They are an organized multi-tasker who has excellent attention to detail, and can manage time and priorities well. They have strong writing and communications skills, experience managing donor data, and understand the crucial role of fundraising, communications, and engaging storytelling in building/maintaining a broad base of support and ensuring a thriving organization.
Duties & Responsibilities
Coordinate and conduct communications activities:
Help ensure effective donor stewardship and support fundraising campaigns:
Assist with fundraising from foundations and government agencies:
Manage communications and support fundraising and logistics for our annual Film Fest:
Other development/communications support:
Position Terms and Compensation
The position is a full-time, non-exempt, at-will position. The starting salary range is $45-52,000 per year depending on experience. Benefits include fully paid platinum-rated health insurance (medical/dental/vision), paid vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, eligibility for our 401k matched retirement savings program, and employer-paid training and professional development opportunities.
How to Apply:
The Rose Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity. Our office is in a commuter-friendly location five blocks from Lake Merritt BART; located near Jack London Amtrak, AC Transit including the 72R, 12, and Broadway Free Shuttle, and Oakland’s network of bike lanes.