About us: The Lenfest Institute for Journalism is a unique nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to build sustainable business models for local journalism. The Institute’s goal is to transform the news industry in the digital age to ensure that high-quality local journalism remains a cornerstone of our democracy.
Journalism requires new business models, powerful innovation, and diverse audiences. The Lenfest Institute is working throughout local news ecosystems, in Philadelphia and beyond, to crack the code on a sustainable future for this vital resource. The Lenfest Institute is an innovator and a change agent developing scalable solutions across Philadelphia and nationwide. Learn more about us at lenfestinstitute.org.
Description of Activities: The Advancement Associate role is a key member of the Institute team and manages community giving efforts, gift processing and database management, and key priorities in donor stewardship. They also partner on grant writing for individual and institutional partners. The Advancement Associate will be involved in all aspects of the Institute’s fundraising and donor communication strategies.
Responsibilities will include: crafting donor-focused communications, including solicitation and acknowledgement letters, reports to funders, and other marketing materials; drafting and editing grant proposals and grant reporting multimedia presentations for the Institute and the programs we support; and assisting with administrative tasks critical to maintaining donor databases and fundraising. This position supports the entire team and reports to the Director of Advancement.
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