Development/Fundraising Fellowship


Girl Be Heard is seeking applicants for a Feminist-in-Residence, Development/Fundraising Fellowship. This is a paid, part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week, at our DUMBO, Brooklyn office.
 


Responsibilities: 
Assist the Director of Development, Development Associate, and other office Staff with the following tasks:
• Update donor records in Salesforce, draft donor communications, and track donor acknowledgments.
• Conduct research on foundations and grant opportunities and gather materials as needed for grant proposals.
• Enter, clean, and analyze development-related data in Salesforce and other databases.
• Provide logistical and administrative support for fundraising and cultivation events, such as support with the Summer Soiree and Gala.

 

Qualifications: 
• Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills.
• Experience and/or strong interest in fundraising and non-profit administration. NOTE: Applications not expressing interest and/or experience in fundraising and non-profit administration will not be considered.
• Strong writing skills.
• Strong oral communication skills and ability to converse with stakeholders in a confident and professional manner.
• Strong research and analytical skills.
• Computer literacy: Google Apps, Dropbox, Excel, and Word required. Salesforce, Basecamp, QuickBooks, and Form Assembly knowledge a strong plus.
• Ability to present data clearly and effectively.
• Social media savvy a plus.
• Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and interest in local and global issues affecting girls/young women/TGNC youth.

About Us:
Girl Be Heard’s mission is to develop, amplify, and celebrate the voices of young women through socially conscious theatre-making. We bring global issues affecting girls center stage by creating cutting-edge , cause-related theatre – inspired, written and performed by girls (12-21) — that is thought-provoking and actionable. Our shows give voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence; and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and The White House.

Girl Be Heard’s education curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities. Our programs are housed in 14 sites in NYC (12 Title schools, one church, and a community center). We also launched the first after school program abroad in Trinidad and Tobago last year.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, May 1st, 2019.

Compensation: Part‐time, commensurate with experience.

How to apply: Send cover letter, writing sample, resume, list of 3 references, and salary requirements and/or history to jobs@girlbeheard.org. Include “Development/Fundraising Fellowship – (your name)” in the subject line.

Please no phone calls regarding this position.



At Girl Be Heard our shows give voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence; and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and The White House.

Girl Be Heard’s education curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities. Our programs are housed in 17 sites in NYC (12 Title schools, 3 detention centers, one church, and a community center). We also launched the first program abroad in Trinidad and Tobago this year.

Girl Be Heard is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, ability, ethnicity, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. Girl Be Heard seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse and equitable work environment. People of all backgrounds, abilities, gender expressions, ethnicities, races, sexual orientations, religions, and nationalities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Be Heard’s main office is located in the DUMBO area of Brooklyn. Our offices are air-conditioned and located in wheelchair accessible buildings.

 

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