Special Projects Coordinator, Hispanics in Philanthropy

The Special Projects Coordinator will be based at HIP’s headquarters in San Francisco, California. The centerpiece of this position will be to create a database of Latino health leaders, culturally competent consultants and Latino-led service organizations as a resource to be used by nonprofits and health organizations, and to assist in the development of a talent bank and search firm capacity at HIP. The Coordinator will work in partnership with senior HIP staff and consultants in a variety of research and writing projects, coordinating and supporting the planning and logistics of the advisory committee meetings, launching the database, and developing and implementing a dissemination plan.
The Coordinator will have opportunities to meet and work with leaders in both funder and grantee organizations. In addition, the work experience will be enhanced with field experience, leadership development, effectiveness training and participation in workshops, conferences and meetings.
An undergraduate degree in communication studies, journalism, economics, public policy or other related field is preferred
Strong research and communication (written and verbal) skills
Experience working or volunteering in the non-profit or philanthropy sector
A proven record of working independently and achieving results
Ability to be focused and detailed, to meet deadlines and juggle multiple tasks, to be a team player while maintaining the big picture and a sense of humor
Proficiency in a Windows environment, including word processing, database and spreadsheet work
Ability to travel as necessary
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
The salary range is from $35,000 to $40,000 based on educational or work experience with the possibility of growth based on performance results. HIP has terrific benefits including medical, dental and vision plus paid holidays and sick days.
Deadline for Application: Friday, July 13, 2007. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and a self-edited writing sample to: Teresa Ponte, Consultant, Hispanics in Philanthropy, 6800 SW 40th Street, #126, Miami, FL 33155-3708, E-mail: teresa@hiponline.org
Online: http://www.hiponline.org/home/

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