Job Opportunities at Liberty Hill

Current Openings

Deputy Director - Development

Executive/Grantmaking Assistant

Accounting Associate

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

Deputy Director - Development

POSITION SUMMARY

Works in conjunction with the Chief Development Officer to implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for more than 300 major donors and more than 1,000 annual fund donors to achieve Major Gifts Campaign and Annual Fund budgets. Tracks and reports donor gifts as well as provides donation acknowledgement. Represents the Foundation at events and partners with Foundation staff and leadership to maximize fundraising opportunities.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

  • Manages development operations, creating an efficient and secure working environment. Directly supervises development department staff.
  • Creates solicitor strategies with moves management techniques. Provide fundraising leadership with CEO, Chief Development Officer, Liberty Hill directors and other staff to ensure solicitation progress.
  • Develops organization’s development campaign plans and strategies.
  • Conducts individual donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities.
  • Serves as one of the primary solicitors of Liberty Hill major donors.
  • Plans and executes activities for the Advisory Council.
  • Conducts prospective donor research and produces donor profiles for staff and Board solicitors.
  • Represents Liberty Hill at external community and donor events.
  • In conjunction with the Chief Development Officer, works to establish and implement planned giving program.
  • In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, works with Chief Strategic Communications Officer and other staff in crafting marketing and messaging strategies.
  • Ensures the Foundation’s data integrity through review of the database content.
  • Engages in special projects as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • Fundraising approaches that serve to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a variety of high wealth donors.
  • Relationship development and management principles and practices.
  • Los Angeles County progressive non-profit community preferred.
  • Principles of working effectively with diverse and broad-based community constituencies.

Skills in:

  • Strategy development and execution.
  • Judgment and decision making.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Influencing and negotiation.
  • Time and workload management.
  • Accuracy and detail orientation.
  • Organization and multi-tasking.
  • Teamwork and customer service.
  • Supervision and Teambuilding.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in from an accredited college or university (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
  • Three to five years’ experience in fundraising within a non-profit environment, with proven success in securing major individual gifts and sponsorships.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with Raisers Edge software.

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.

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 Karen Driscoll at jobposting@libertyhill.org with Deputy Director of Development in the subject line.

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

 

Executive/Grantmaking Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide administrative support for Liberty Hill’s President and grantmaking department under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer. Produce proposal packets and maintain grant files. Prepare reports, correspondence and other related documents. Handle meeting and workshop logistics, and assist with outreach for prospective grantees.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

Executive Support/Board Liaison Duties:

  • Manage executive scheduling according to assigned priorities. Screen calls, arranging appointments and setting up conference calls and meetings.
  • Maintain calendars. Provide advance work for all appointments, making sure that the President has all information needed for each appointment. Handle travel arrangements.
  • Provide meeting support to the President. Greet meeting guests. Maintain RSVP lists for events.
  • Assist with correspondence and presentations. Compose outgoing correspondence, memoranda and create ads and fliers as directed.
  • Serve as the liaison between the President/CEO and the Board of Directors.
  • Maintain the President’s files.
  • Attend external and internal meetings as assigned. Take notes at meetings as assigned.
  • Conduct light research.
  • Engage in special projects as assigned.

Grantmaking Duties:

  • Log incoming proposals into the grant making database.
  • Produce the proposal packet for funding cycles including grant making documents, statistical information and grant review team contact information.
  • Coordinate grant making meeting logistics and assist with meeting preparation in addition to providing support during meetings.
  • Communicate with grantees and grants review committee members.
  • Process grant request approvals and declinations in the database.
  • Prepare and issue grant-related correspondence including grant agreements, award and declination letters and reporting forms.
  • Prepare check requests and perform database entry of payments and requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain grant files, ensuring complete information and pertinent documents including reports, background information, IRS letters of determination, fiscal sponsor letters and Memoranda of Understanding.
  • Develop and maintain system for grant report requests and receipt.
  • Assist in updating organization profiles for grantees.
  • Assist in basic research on key issues of funding.
  • Generate reports from grant making database.
  • Assist with how-to-apply workshops for funding programs including processing mailings, preparing workshop packets, duplicating materials and forwarding funding guidelines.
  • Disseminate announcements of the Foundation’s funding opportunities.
  • Engage in special projects as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • Business correspondence creation using proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Current office technology and computer software including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • General business principles and non-profit organization management.
  • Basic Research.

Skills in:

  • Organization and time management.
  • Teamwork and customer service.
  • Written and verbal communication.
  • Detail orientation.
  • Prioritization and multi-tasking.
  • Judgment and analysis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • A philosophy compatible with Liberty Hill’s social justice mission and the ability to work with diverse donor and grantee constituencies.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
  • Two years’ experience with administrative, scheduling and reception duties. Experience in a nonprofit setting is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cross-class and inter-group issues.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows operating system and MS Office software including Word, Excel, Access and Publisher. Ability to operate Internet applications and email as well as proprietary and external vendor programs including database software.
  • California driver’s license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation.

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 25 pounds.

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 Karen Driscoll at jobposting@libertyhill.org with Executive Assistant/Grantmaking Assistant in the subject line.

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

 

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 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.

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.

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 Karen Driscoll at jobposting@libertyhill.org with Accounting Associate in the subject line.

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