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JOB DESCRIPTION: DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR) is a sisterhood of Latinas dedicated to building a movement of Latinas, their families and allies through leadership development, organizing and advocacy to create opportunity to achieve reproductive justice.

 

COLOR is seeking a high energy, self-motivated, dedicated, self-driven, fierce team member to help take COLOR’s resource generation strategies to the next level.

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

This position is key to ensuring that COLOR maintains and grows its annual organizational budget of nearly $1M. As a member of the Development Team, the Development Coordinator helps inform key staff on prospect opportunities and helps maintain hubs of information about our supporters while coordinating activities and special events that foster positive engagement with COLORistxs. This position reports to the Data and Development Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • One to two years of demonstrated experience in nonprofit and/or customer service oriented fields

  • Professional or volunteer experience in a political, health or social justice issues setting a plus

  • Understanding reproductive rights, health and justice issues desired

  • Experience creating, managing and updating spreadsheets

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills

  • Strong customer service skills a must

  • Perform duties with a high level of integrity

  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills a must

  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to function effectively in an ever changing environment

  • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to set and achieve goals

  • Ability to work flexible hours with weekends and evenings

  • Ability to travel locally and nationally as necessary

  • Creative and innovative thinking a must

  • Working knowledge of technology necessary to perform job function, including Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Email, database programs

  • Bilingual, English/Spanish a plus

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Institutional Funding

  • Support prospect research of grant opportunities

  • Maintain accurate and timely records on prospective grants

  • Maintain accurate and timely records on active grants

  • Prepare submission materials and coordinate calendars with team members

  • Work with team members on prompt and adequate gift correspondence and publicity of grants

 

Contributions

  • Support donor relation strategies as informed by the Development Plan

  • Help coordinate active partnership with key partners, including Community Shares of Colorado, and maintain good standing status with ongoing requirements for the partnership

  • Help identify and pursue new partnerships with ally groups

  • Help support leadership ladder management and ongoing assignments on cultivation strategies distributed among staff and board members

  • Work with team members on prompt and adequate gift correspondence

  • Work with team members on maintaining appeal language on online and offline tactics, including collateral, website content, and other online presence

  • Provide key support to phone banking and online tactics layered onto fundraising campaigns

 

Special Events

  • Provide support to key staff on event planning as well as execution of annual signature events, Viva La Diva and #COGives Fiesta & Mercado, and ad hoc fundraiser and house parties: vendor relations, themed communications, registration platforms, etc.

  • Work with team members on prompt and adequate gift correspondence

All Other Fundraising Efforts

  • Participate in ongoing learning and skill development opportunities related to but not limited to the position

  • Serve on or attend committees/board meetings as requested

  • Other duties as assigned.

SALARY

Based on experience with generous benefits.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit to info@colorlatina.org your cover letter, a one-page essay on a topic of your choosing around Reproductive Justice and Latinas and your resume to Cristina Aguilar, Executive Director.

Position closes June 30, 2017. No late submissions will be accepted.

 

COLOR Community Outreach Positions Available! 

 

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR) is dedicated to building a movement of Latinas, their families and allies through leadership development, organizing and advocacy to create opportunity to achieve Reproductive Justice. The Fundraising Summer 2017 canvassing push will serve to cultivate COLOR’s base to help fund the important work that COLOR does to support all women’s reproductive autonomy and access to a full range of quality and affordable reproductive health care services.
 
COLOR is seeking professional and outgoing individuals to conduct phone canvassing in the evenings, a temporary part-time position, from June 26th – July 21st. You must be high-energy, be a good communicator, and dedicated to the values and political mission of COLOR.  No prior experience is required.

 

Responsibilities

*Engage COLOR’s members through phone canvassing using the Voter Activation Network (VAN) Virtual Phone Bank (VPB) dialer.

*Complete daily and weekly reports on progress and meet all goals and metrics

*Effectively use technology tools to ensure accurate and timely data entry

*Participate and complete all required training

 

Qualifications

*Must be over 18 years old

*Must have excellent communication and people skills; must be comfortable speaking with strangers and people from different backgrounds

*Ability to work with other staff and canvassers in a team

*Ability to work under deadlines

*Experience in phone or door-to-door canvassing is a plus

*Political campaign experience is a plus

*Spanish language competency is a plus

*Opportunities for a lead canvasser position for someone who demonstrate additional experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Hours & Hourly Rate

Canvassers work up to 25 hours/week. The position pays $15/hour. Must be available from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and in a Monday-Friday work week.

 

Location

COLOR office. Address will be given when an interview is scheduled.

 

Application Process

Send resume and contact information by June 10th, 2017 to info@colorlatina.org to be considered for the position. Thank you for your interest.

 

Please visit www.colorlatina.org to obtain further background information on the organization. COLOR is a nonpartisan 501 c 3 organization and does not endorse any political candidate and has no political affiliation.

COLOR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Internships are an excellent way to engage in reproductive justice work!

Want to gain valuable work experience? Intern with us! Email your resume to info@colorlatina.org or call us at (303) 393-0382.