The DC Bar Foundation (DCBF), a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1977, funds, supports, and improves legal representation for the poor, vulnerable, and otherwise disadvantaged in DC, and we are committed to the vision that residents of the District have equal access to justice, regardless of income. We provide grants, training, and technical assistance to DC legal aid organizations and award loans to DC poverty lawyers to help with their educational debt.
The Foundation is located in the WeWork community on M Street in SE Washington D.C., right next to the Navy Yard/Ballpark Metro Station (green line).
This position plays a critical role in advancing the organization through fundraising and constituent outreach. Reporting to the Development Manager/Director, the Development and Communications Assistant will have the following responsibilities:
Provide general administrative support
Enter and update information within the Foundation’s constituent/donor database
Run campaign-specific reports and analyze comparative data
Generate and distribute acknowledgement letters and stewardship materials
Proofread and edit materials produced by the Development team (writing as needed)
Coordinate development-related mailings throughout the year
Conduct preliminary research on prospective donors
Assist with the routine planning of meetings and special events (scheduling, collecting RSVPs, preparing materials, creating nametags, taking minutes, etc.)
Create content for the Foundation’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube)
Help with the design and distribution of DCBF News, a monthly e-newsletter highlighting current events and initiatives
2 years’ experience in an administrative role, preferably with a non-profit
Proficiency with the MS Office Suite (emphasis on Excel, Word and Outlook)
Experience with CRM databases preferred (Salesforce a plus)
Experience with social media marketing
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
Ability to appropriately handle confidential information
Salary commensurate with market and experience
Generous health coverage including paid medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
Health Flexible Spending Account
401(k) retirement plan with matching contribution
12 paid holidays per year, plus annual office closing between Christmas and New Year’s
15 days of paid vacation
Accrued sick leave
How to Apply:
Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter. To apply, please visit the link below: https://dc-bar-foundation.hiringthing.com/job/76371/development-and-communications-assistant
Persons with mental or physical disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act are eligible for this position as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodations are made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible for this position.
The DC Bar Foundation provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.