This role also assists the head of development in donor tracking, planning, donor recognition and executing fundraising events, maintaining the fundraising website and other systems, scheduling, recording meeting minutes, and other administrative functions needed to fulfill grant requirements. In addition, this position supports other departments as needed.
Join a team dedicated to ensuring justice and due process for those accused of crime or misconduct. Founded in 1958, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ("NACDL”) serves as a leader, alongside diverse coalitions, in identifying and reforming flaws and inequities in the criminal legal system, redressing systemic racism, and ensuring that its members and others in the criminal defense bar are fully equipped to serve all accused persons at the highest level. Supporting NACDL’s work is the public charity the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice.
To be considered for this role, here are the skills we are looking for
This dynamic role requires the ideal candidate to have at least 3 years of relevant experience, exemplary time management skills, and the ability to identify and anticipate the ED's needs. In addition, the individual must have outstanding organizational skills and strong writing and critical thinking skills. This role interacts seamlessly and with a professional demeanor across a broad range of individuals, including members of the Senior Management Team, Board of Directors, Board of Trustees and Staff. Finally, the individual is expected to handle highly sensitive and confidential financial, legal, personnel, and institutional information while exercising professionalism and discretion.
If you are interested in applying for this position, submit your application and cover letter for consideration
This position is based at NACDL’s Washington, D.C. office, conveniently located near downtown Metro stops. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. NACDL employees work a standard 37.5-hour week and enjoy a generous package of employee benefits, including subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a pre-tax commuting subsidy, a 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, paid time off and paid holidays.
For more information about NACDL, please visit NACDL.org and for the Foundation, visit NFCJ.org/About.
NACDL is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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