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Human Rights CampaignWashington, DC
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Human Rights Campaign is a group created for all. It gives every member of the LGBTQ family the freedom to live a peaceful life. Currently, the Human Rights Campaign has over 3 million members. The group strives to support its members and help each one of them gain equity and justice under the law. The Human Rights Campaign was founded in the year 1980 by an American gay rights Activist Steve Endean. Human Rights Campaign comprises a passionate team reputable for their advocacy on marriage equality, gender equality, anti-discrimination, hate crimes legislation, and much more. President Alphonso David effectively heads the Human Rights Campaign. Its headquarters strategically situated in Washington, D.C. Human Rights, is also known for its award and recognition policies to the social activist who deserved it. The Human Right Campaign team are committed to helping people in the community and globally. The group has created numerous awareness campaigns for the eye-opening of people all over the world. Human Rights Campaign has long pulled a revenue of $45,636 641. As of 2018, the group expenditure was recorded to be $43,167,397.

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Tracking Code

439-928

Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Position Summary:

The Development Assistant reports to the Senior Vice President, Development & Membership and Development Director and is primarily responsible for providing administrative and program support to both positions. This position supports a Senior Vice President and a department that has sophisticated development and membership operations and programs and works with one of the largest volunteer networks of any non-profit. In addition to the support this position provides to the department, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn about fundraising and further develop skills and knowledge in the development field.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage the Senior Vice President's and Development Director's calendars including scheduling meetings, coordinating logistics, and preparing meeting materials.
  • Manage the Senior Vice President's written correspondence and assist in receiving and returning phone calls from staff, board members and other outside sources.
  • Perform related administrative duties such as arranging travel, conference calls, record keeping, expense reports, and organizing briefing materials.
  • Prepare confidential development-specific materials needed for personal visits, database management, and donor and campaign reporting.
  • Coordinate, as directed, special projects for the Senior Vice President and Development Director to potentially include researching, presenting of materials, creating reports, and other needs as they arise.
  • Assist the Senior Vice President in ensuring smooth and efficient communication among the department, board and the volunteer structure.
  • Provide support and assistance to the variety of programs within the Development & Membership Department such as: assisting with the National Dinner, monthly giving programs, high dollar donor programs, and membership expansion initiatives like community events and pride festivals.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Excellent communication, strong writing, analytical and creative skills with a demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and commitment to high quality, professionalism and a timely product.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage work under tight deadlines.
  • Adaptability to provide important and substantial contributions satisfying a range of needs from an array of fundraising teams.
  • Must be able to respond quickly in a fast-paced environment with a high level of professionalism, organization and collaboration.
  • Ability to handle confidential materials with discretion.
  • Working knowledge of community outreach, fundraising and/or membership.
  • Ability to research and gather information effectively from a variety of sources.
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of the rapidly changing LGBTQ equality movement
  • Applicant should have a high level of expertise in Windows-based applications such as
  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive).

 

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically.  Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status.

Job Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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TASKS

  • Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers, instructors, or customer representatives.
  • Design, plan, organize, or direct orientation and training programs for employees or customers.
  • Offer specific training programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills.
  • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats, such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, or lectures.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • PsychologyKnowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

Human Rights Campaign

Type

Nonprofit

Size

Small

Revenue

$25M to $50M

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Executive Management
Non-Profit/Volunteering

Founded

1980

CEO

Chad Griffin

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