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|Job Title:||Planned Gifts Coordinator DEVF-PG/FEM|
|Organization:||American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)|
|Description:||The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (ACLU), founded in 1920, is a nationwide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with more than 500,000 members and is dedicated to the principles of liberty and equality embodied in the U.S. Constitution. The Development Department of the National office in New York City is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Planned Gifts Coordinator.
The Planned Gifts Coordinator will provide support to a rapidly growing Gift Planning Department and will report directly to the Deputy Director of Gift Planning.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate tasks and projects for the Associate Directors within the Gift Planning Department.
Track individual donor activities; maintain and update donors' gift records on development database maintain donors' electronic and paper files.
Compose, edit and proofread donor communications under the direction of the Deputy Director of Gift Planning and Associate Directors for Gift Planning.
Generate life income gift illustrations from planned gift software.
Conduct research on donors and prospects as necessary to provide support for meetings with individual donors.
Produce and monitor reports including but not limited prospect tracking reports, contact reports.
Manage the calendar for Associate Directors for Gift Planning and assist in coordinating visits with donors and prospects.
Serve as first point of contact within Gift Planning Department. Manage incoming phone calls, mail and e-mail.
Undertake special projects within the Development Department.
Handle other duties as needed.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree preferred and/or a minimum of two years experience, preferably in fundraising or nonprofit setting. Familiarity with planned gift vehicles preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the organization to donors as well as interface with all levels of staff at the national office, in the affiliates and with volunteers while maintaining tact, diplomacy and confidentiality.
Self-starter with strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete assignments under strict deadlines.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Internet usage. Experience with fundraising databases and Business Objects preferred.
Interest in tax, financial and estate planning issues.
Commitment to the mission of the ACLU.
The ACLU offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience and within the parameters of the ACLU compensation scale.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter (with salary requirements), resume and a writing sample (2-3 pages) relevant to the position by email to email@example.com - reference [DEVF-PG/FEM] in subject line - or by mail
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this career opportunity.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
This job description provides a general but not comprehensive list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without advance notice.
The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.
The ACLU comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation. Both the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation are national organizations with the same overall mission, and share office space and employees. The ACLU has two separate corporate entities in order to do a broad range of work to protect civil liberties. This job posting refers collectively to the two organizations under the name "ACLU."