1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-238-6300 Fax: 215-238-1267 www.philadelphiabar.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Philadelphia Bar Association
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director. The Bar Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) organization, established in 1964. Each year the Bar Foundation raises money from attorneys, law firms, corporations and other donors and distributes those funds as grants to local organizations that provide legal services to the poor, the elderly, the disadvantaged, and victims of abuse and neglect. This position affords a tremendous opportunity to work with the leaders of the Philadelphia legal and business communities in fulfilling the Bar Foundation's mission of providing access to justice to the underprivileged of our community.
The Executive Director is responsible for the daily management and administration of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation working with its staff and, as well, interfacing with the staff of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Areas of responsibility include administration, financial management, fundraising, marketing, community liaison, grantmaking and special projects. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Trustees.
Qualified candidates should have excellent organizational and communication skills, effective writing skills, and a high level of experience with technology. Proficiency with Word, Excel and Powerpoint required. Experience with web-based publishing and donor-management software is preferred. Candidate must be able to multitask and juggle multiple demands in a high-paced environment. The candidate must be comfortable fundraising and representing the Foundation to high-level decision-makers. Graduate degree and/or ten years' experience in non-profit management or law-related environments is preferred.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
4. Special Projects
The Executive Director's position is full-time, based in downtown Philadelphia, and does not require travel. The Philadelphia Bar Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.EMPLOYMENT DETAILS
Applications will be accepted by mail and email and should be submitted by February 19, 2008. Send resume and cover letter.
Elaine M. Rinaldi, Esquire
Philadelphia Bar Foundation
c/o Cozen O’Connor
1900 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103