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If you’re looking to join a practice where the art and heart of midwifery is supported and cherished, look no further. Lifecycle WomanCare proudly offers competitive salaries, medical insurance, generous vacation, and other benefits. LWC is located in Bryn Mawr, a beautiful suburb of Philadelphia with an easy commute to major universities and cultural attractions. For more information on positions currently open at LWC, please see the listings below. No phone calls please.

Director of Development and Communications (reports to the Executive Director)
Bryn Mawr, PA

 

The Director of Development and Communications effectuates, manages, and coordinates Lifecycle WomanCare’s (LWC) fundraising, grant-research and writing, event-planning, communications, media, website, and public relations efforts.  She or he will create and implement strategies and plans that will increase support from foundations, individuals, corporations, and other sources.

 

Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least three to five years of professional experience with demonstrated success in a development and/or communications function.
  • Experience with constructing and implementing effective development and communications plans.
  • Experience and success with grant research, writing, and management, and knowledge of local and national foundations, corporations, and other institutional sources preferred.
  • Strong track record building and cultivating relationships with donors, clients, foundations, and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication; ability to influence, persuade, and engage a wide range of stakeholders and build long-term relationships.
  • Experience with a variety of print and electronic media, including website content management and new media technologies, as well as planning, writing, and editing of newsletters, press releases, presentations, reports, or other literature.
  • Flexible, creative, and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising and communications initiatives, and who has experience proactively positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes.
  • Strong organizational, tracking, and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail; the ability to work proactively, independently, and collaboratively as a team player, and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time, on deadline.
  • Successful track record in organizing and implementing special events preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills including word processing, database management, presentations, and other software.
  • A positive, energetic, self-driven, yet also collaborative approach to leadership and advocacy, as well as a strong sense of humor and compassion, are essential!

 

Responsibilities:

A.  Development – Work closely with the Executive Director to maximize our fundraising, including:

  • Plan, create, and implement LWC’s short-range and long-range development plan and strategy, including prospect research, annual giving, corporate and foundation support, major gifts, and endowment giving.
  • Develop and grow LWC’s donor base, including cultivating and nurturing relationships with and engagement of current and potential individual, corporate, and foundation donors and sponsors.
  • Plan and effectuate successful events and campaigns for friend-raising and fundraising.
  • Conduct public and private grant research, writing, and management, and create and maintain database of local and national foundations, corporations, and other institutional sources.
  • Organize and maintain effective databases and records management for the development program, and develop timelines and regular reports to leadership and the board.
  • Work closely with the Finance Director and Executive Director to plan and effectuate accurate short-term and long-term budgets, projections, and targets.
  • Work with the Development committee of the Board of Directors to develop and increase Board fundraising capacity.

 

B. Communications – Work closely with the Executive Director, staff, and Board to maximize our  public relations and exposure, including:

 

  • Oversee development of all LWC print and electronic communications, including reports, newsletters, press releases, presentations, other literature, and LWC’s website and news media.
  • Collaborate with LWC Leadership and Programs to plan and schedule content, mapped to the strategic goals.
  • Manage, create, and publish original, high quality content.
  • Track and measure the level of engagement and success of exposure over time.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter and salary requirements to:

 

Jaime Weinstein
Executive Director
jobs@lifecyclewomancare.org

Receptionist
South Philadelphia, PA

 

LWC is seeking a Receptionist to report to the Office Manager and will be responsible for overall front office activities, including greeting visitors, answering and routing calls, and ensuring the office is properly stocked. The successful candidate will be organized, punctual, and self-directed to complete specific tasks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

 

Our front desk is the face and pulse of Lifecycle WomanCare. The ideal Receptionist will have strong customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients while maintaining a high sense of empathy and consideration.

 

This is a regular full-time weekday position with occasional Saturday and evening hours.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Prior office experience, with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently, as well as function effectively in a highly collaborative work environment.

 

Candidates sought should be looking for exposure to the non-profit sector, enjoy teamwork, and demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm, humility, a sense of humor, and drive.

 

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@lifecyclewomancare.org.  No phone calls please.

Lifecycle WomanCare does not discriminate on account of a person’s sex, pregnancy, age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, immigrant status, military status, veteran’s status, disability, handicap, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic partner or civil union status, or membership in any other protected group.

 

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