The Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy at USC is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Development and External Relations, a vital role at The Center. This position reports directly to the Senior Associate Director and is responsible for supporting The Center's fundraising and communications efforts. The primary job functions include, but are not limited to; working with the Senior
Associate Director to plan and execute The Center's special events, including the Distinguished Speaker Series, Conversations on Philanthropy and national forums; assisting in development of strategic communications, including maintaining The Center's website; and updating, maintaining and utilizing The Center's CRM database for use in communications and fundraising. In addition, the individual supports The Center's fundraising efforts including: managing the gift deposit and acknowledgement process; conducting prospect research; and drafting grant proposals and reports. He or she will further prepare press releases, event summaries and Center newsletters, and provide administrative support. This is an exciting time to join The Center and there will be significant opportunities for the Assistant Director of Development and External Relations to help showcase The Center’s two decades of work and its vision for the future.
About the Center
Established in 2000, The Center promotes effective philanthropy and strengthens the nonprofit sector through research and convenings that inform philanthropic decision making and public policy to advance community problem solving. The Center does this by conducting research on philanthropy, volunteerism, and the nonprofit sector; and sharing findings and their implications as well as emerging issues by convening decision makers. For additional information on The Center see: www.usc.edu/philanthropy
Required documents: A cover letter and resume are required (please upload as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
In order for your application to be considered, please attach a cover letter and resume to your application. To apply, please visit https://usccareers.usc.edu/