Job Opportunities at Liberty Hill

Current Openings

Data Manager
Foundation Relations Manager
Accounting Associate


Data Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Serves as Raiser’s Edge database manager and point person on all other organizational databases, including GrantedGE and Financial Edge. Assists with donor research tasks. Provides required lists and reports as well as supports Foundation staff on data entry and management issues.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Primary areas of responsibility and tasks that may typically be assigned include but are not limited to:

  • Provides Raiser’s Edge database administration including interfaces with related systems to support the transactional and informational needs of the Foundation.
  • Ensures accurate and timely data entry, processing, tracking, reporting and acknowledgement of gifts. 
  • Coordinates with Finance on gift entry and reporting needs.
  • Ensures the quality and accuracy of Raiser’s Edge information including constituent record data entry, coding and sign-up requests.
  • Builds and runs unique queries, exports, analysis reports, appeal lists and electronic mailing lists.
  • Provides back-up support for grants administration as well as timely tracking, reporting and correspondence related to grants administration.
  • Supports and trains Foundation staff on data entry, data management and other database issues/processes.
  • Creates standard operating procedures for the Foundation’s databases, and keeps process documentation up to date.
  • Supports communications with Foundation’s I.T. consultant and technology vendors to troubleshoot issues and manage database updates/improvements.
  • Identifies and manages opportunities for integration of databases, and coordinates internal meetings to identify and resolve issues that arise around integrated databases.
  • Creates and updates web and event pages as needed; oversees website access to donor information portal. 
  • Creates and manages e-communications related to donor relations.
    • Assists with mailings and publications as well as engages in special projects as assigned.
    • Assists with managing data for donor advised program, giving circles and restricted funds.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • Systems and methods used to store, organize and retrieve data.
  • Working knowledge of Raisers Edge and Blackbaud products and connected products
  • Current relevant technology and computer software applications.
  • General business practices and principles.

 

Skills in:

  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • Data analysis and mathematical calculations.
  • Teamwork and customer service.
  • Written and verbal communication.
  • Accuracy and detail orientation.
  • Organization and multi-tasking.
  • Time and workload management.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science or Management Information Systems from an accredited college or university is preferred (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
  • Two to five years’ experience in database management, ideally in a non-profit environment.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows operating system and MS Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. Ability to operate Internet applications and email as well as external vendors’ grantmaking and finance programs including Raiser’s Edge.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Manual dexterity for operating a computer keyboard, printer, facsimile machine, photocopier, calculator and/or ten-key adding machine.
  • Ability to sit at a desk or conference table for extended periods of time within an office environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - N/A

The salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.  In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

If you feel Liberty Hill could be the right place for you, please submit a resume with a cover letter that explains why you would be the best fit for this position and Liberty Hill.  Email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements/salary history to the attention of Max Azzarello at jobposting@libertyhill.org with Data Manager in the subject line.

Liberty Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to having the rich diversity of our community reflected in our workforce. 

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Foundation Relations Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs grantwriting and foundation relations activities for Liberty Hill Foundation. Identifies and cultivates funding prospects as well as solicits funding via grant applications. Provides stewardship of institutional funders. Performs reporting and recordkeeping functions as well as coordinates information sharing on grant activities with Foundation staff. Interacts with contracted grant writer(s) when necessary.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Primary areas of responsibility and tasks that may typically be assigned include but are not limited to:

Prospecting:

  • Conducts research on prospective institutional funders, monitors overall funder trends and follows up on leads.
  • Cultivates prospective institutional funders through letters of inquiry and phone calls.
  • Conducts application research to prepare targeted approaches and estimate time allocation.

Writing:

  • Develops funding concepts by interacting with program staff, publications, and experts in the field.
  • Writes grant proposals, assembles attachments and then manages the process of applying for funding.
  • Assists in the development of program plans and proposal budgets related to applications.
  • Stewards institutional funders including writing/editing grant reports, drafting thank you letters and supporting materials.

Foundation Relations:

  • Tracks cultivation progress, solicitations and stewardship activities in Raiser's Edge.
  • Coordinates ongoing distribution of news articles and other materials to funders.
  • Meets with program officers and other foundation funder representatives as needed along with CEO, CDO and/or appropriate Liberty Hill program staff

Grants Administration:

  • Informs and coordinate with Liberty Hill staff about grant work plans, commitments and timelines.
  • Manages internal planning and budget development for Foundation fundraising.
  • Maintains hard copy and electronic grants management files.
  • Maintains grant and report submission calendar with appropriate lead times.
  • Produces reports for Foundation staff on grant-funded activities.
  • Provides institutional funder-related information in Raiser's and Financial Edge for integration with Accounting and Development departments.

Other:

  • Engages in special projects as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • Business writing principles incorporating proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and sentence structure.
  • Research practices and principles including conventional and Internet research.
  • Los Angeles County nonprofit, philanthropic and social justice communities.

 

Skills in:

  • Problem analysis and resolution.
  • Teamwork and collaboration.
  • Written and verbal communication.
  • Editing and proofreading.
  • Accuracy and detail orientation.
  • Organization and multi-tasking; ability to abide by deadlines and do what is necessary to ensure adherence to deadlines.
  • Time and workload management.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, English or Journalism from an accredited college or university is preferred (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
  • Three to five years' experience in grantwriting and foundation/corporate relations.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows operating system and MS Office software including Word and Excel. Ability to operate Internet applications and email as well as external vendors' and proprietary software programs.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Manual dexterity for operating a computer keyboard, printer, facsimile machine, photocopier, calculator and/or ten-key adding machine.
  • Ability to sit at a desk or conference table for extended periods of time within an office environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - N/A

The salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

If you feel Liberty Hill could be the right place for you, please submit a resume with a cover letter that explains why you would be the best fit for this position and Liberty Hill.  Email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements/salary history to the attention of Max Azzarello at jobposting@libertyhill.org with Foundation Relations Manager in the subject line.

Liberty Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to having the rich diversity of our community reflected in our workforce. 

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Accounting Associate

POSITION SUMMARY

Processes accounts payable and records accounts receivable within Finance department. Prepares journal entries and reconciles balance sheet accounts. Creates monthly grant schedules. Maintains department files and records.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Primary areas of responsibility and tasks that may typically be assigned include but are not limited to:

  • Processes all accounts payable and other disbursements.
  • Deposits cash and records organization’s receipts. Works closely with Development department on incoming gifts.
  • Reconciles all bank and investment accounts.
  • Reconciles other asset and liability accounts.
  • Reconciles Donor Advised Funds monthly with Development.
  • Prepares Foundation Grants and Restricted Fundraising monthly schedules.
  • Corresponds with third parties vendors about accounts payables and accounts receivables, cash and investments accounts.
  • Prepares monthly Budget to Actual Reports.
  • Performs data entry in Financial Edge for approved journal entries, including payroll.
  • Assists in audit preparation for the organization.
  • Maintains department’s files, records and documentation.
  • Engages in special projects as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • General bookkeeping and accounting principles including bank reconciliation and accounts payable/receivable processing.
  • General financial management concepts.
  • Records management and general business principles.
  • Financial accounting software.

 

Skills in:

  • Mathematical calculations and data analysis.
  • Teamwork and customer service.
  • Written and verbal communication.
  • Accuracy and detail orientation.
  • Organization and multi-tasking.
  • Time and workload management.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma required with some coursework in bookkeeping or accounting preferred.
  • Two years of experience in bookkeeping or accounting.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows operating system and MS Office software including Word and Excel. Ability to operate Internet applications and email as well as basic proficiency in financial accounting software/systems.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Manual dexterity for operating a computer keyboard, printer, facsimile machine, photocopier, calculator and/or ten-key adding machine.
  • Ability to sit at a desk or conference table for extended periods of time within an office environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - N/A

The salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.  In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

If you feel Liberty Hill could be the right place for you, please submit a resume with a cover letter that explains why you would be the best fit for this position and Liberty Hill.  Email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements/salary history to the attention of Max Azzarello at jobposting@libertyhill.org with Data Manager in the subject line.

Liberty Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to having the rich diversity of our community reflected in our workforce. 

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