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There are currently two job openings at NDLON: 1) Co-Director of Development, 2) Director of Finance.


                Job Announcement: CO-DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (download PDF)

Job Title: Co-Director of Development
Position: Exempt, Full-Time with 3 month probationary period
Reports to: Current Director of Development
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

The National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Co-Director of Development will work closely with the current Director of Development and the Grant manager to develop and implement NDLON’s Development and Sustainability Strategy. Together, our goal as the Development Team is to help build the long-term fundraising capacity of NDLON and its member organizations. Duties for this position include 1) assisting in the submission of grant proposals and reports, 2) developing and implementing grassroots fundraising strategies in order to achieve greater levels of unrestricted funding, and 3) facilitating development opportunities and trainings with member organizations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Grantwriting: Narratives, reports, appeals, and other funder/donor communication.
  • Grantseeking: Conduct prospect research on potential individual, corporate, foundation and other funding sources.
  • Grassroots Strategy: Strengthening NDLON’s individual donor program.
  • Build and manage relationships with foundation partners, donors, and donor prospects.
  • Development and implementation of NDLON capital campaign.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION:

  • 2 years experience in Grantwriting and in at least 1 other area of fundraising: (i.e. Individual donor campaigns, annual appeals, etc)
  • Demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights and social justice.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
  • Ability to work professionally in a deadline-driven environment. Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, and detail oriented

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision and paid time off. This is a full time, exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications will only be accepted electronically. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. and mention this job title in the subject line of your email. If you have a writing sample, (i.e. research, essay, or grant narratives) - please include this in your application packet. Please no phone inquiries.


            Job Announcement: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE (download PDF)

Job Title: Co-Director of Finance
Position: Salaried, Full Time with a 3-month probationary period; a 2-year commitment is expected.
Reports to: $54,000-$60,000 w/ benefits
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

The National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Development Director, the Director of Finance will strengthen the process and implement the infrastructure and systems needed to support substantial growth over the next five to ten years. S/he will continue to build and manage effective and streamlined financial systems, including financial, accounting, auditing, and systems infrastructure.

As a member of the senior management team, the Director will be involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives, as well as planning for NDLON’s expansion. In keeping with NDLON’s values, the Director will also interact with member organizations to provide technical assistance and consultations on Finance Development.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES/EXPERIENCE INCLUDE:

  • Strengthen bookkeeping practices, systems, and infrastructure needs.
  • Daily management of accounts payable, cash disbursements, cash receipts, accounts receivable, etc.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting materials and metrics for NDLON’s management team and Board of Directors.
  • Provide timely budgets and financial expense reports for any active grants.
  • Oversee and direct organizational and programmatic budgeting and expense reporting.
  • Serve as a business partner to the Executive Director on the organization’s financial and accounting processes.
  • Prepare audit schedules and coordinate all annual audit and tax filing activities.
  • Develop and manage Financial Forecasting and Investment plans for new resource generation.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or Finance.
  • Minimum 5-years experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in the nonprofit sector.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to NDLON’s mission.
  • QuickBooks and Excel Proficiency, with examples of building informative financial health reports.
  • Experience should include tax & audit preparation, compliance, budgeting, and systems development.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, and highly detail oriented.
  • Ability to teach finance management skills is a plus. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision and paid time off. This is a full time, exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY: Application packet must include: Cover letter, resume and three references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. with subject line “Director of Finance”.


NDLON is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. People of color, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, bilingual people, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.