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The University of Washington School of Law is seeking a full time Program Development Manager for the Innocence Project Northwest.
Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW), founded in 1997 at the University of Washington School of Law, works to exonerate the innocent, remedy the causes of wrongful conviction, and offer law students an outstanding education. The Program Development Manager will report to the Executive Director and provide critical support to advance IPNW's strategic plan to establish a sustainable non- profit entity in collaboration with UW School of Law. The Program Development Manager will work to enhance community awareness, support outreach efforts of IPNW staff and board members, and foster external relationships to ensure IPNW's long-term success as a critical social justice organization in the region. The Program Development Manager will be responsible for establishing and documenting policies and best practices for community outreach and advancement efforts.
IPNW is committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage people from all groups and communities to apply.
POSITION COMPLEXITIES, DIMENSIONS:
The Program Development Manager is responsible to implement improved community engagement platforms, plan and execute special events, engage in strategic communication, and broaden community relationships to expand support for IPNW's program mission. This position requires superior organization, communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to inspire a range of supporters.
The Program Development Manager will coordinate with IPNW and UW Law administrators to support collaborative efforts to increase IPNW's capacity and impact. The Program Development Manager will provide direction and support for development efforts of the Executive Director, Board of Directors, other
IPNW staff and volunteers, and serve as a liaison between IPNW and our community partners.
Program Support and Relationship Management: (70%)
Assist Executive Director in implementing Strategic Plan initiatives to enhance project capacity and impact;
Evaluate and track efforts under IPNW's annual development plan and implement specific goals, strategies and tactics to increase engagement and promote sustainability of the organization;
Establishing and document policies and best practices for community outreach and advancement efforts;
Manage all aspects of annual Stand for Innocence Benefit and Awards Dinner with support of IPNW staff, partners and volunteers;
Plan and execute special events to engage additional community partners and enhance ongoing relationships with program supporters;
Manage special event budgets and ensure logistics are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and institutional policies.
Attend and staff the Board Development Committee, prepare recommendations and reports on progress for the Board of Directors;
Provide direction and support for the fund development efforts of the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other IPNW Staff and volunteers.
Strategic Communications (30%):
Work with Executive Director, law school and other partners to create external communications including: web content, newsletters, media advisories, campaigns, annual reports, social media and other vehicles;
Coordinate design, approval and launch of improved marketing and promotional items consistent with trademark and branding agreements;
Implement use of effective database and communication software to improve outreach and stewardship of project supporters;
Recommend, implement and track outreach efforts in conjunction with annual communications and development plan;
Recruit or recommend vendors, interns and volunteers to support these efforts and assist in supervising and coordinating their work.
| A Bachelor's degree in marketing, public policy, or related field and 2-3 years development experience in a non-profit setting. |
Proven track record of success in inspiring a range of supporters
Superior organization, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize effectively, handle multiple projects at once, and maintain attention to detail
Culturally competent and demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities
Proficient with MS Office Suite and relevant databases and electronic communications platforms
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner
A self-motivated spirit of creativity and commitment to social justice
| Experience creating and implementing successful social media strategy, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram |
Knowledge of regional philanthropic resources
Grant writing experience
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