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Associate Director of Development for Annual Fund and Proposal Writing (New York)


The Associate Director of Development for Annual Fund and Proposal Writing is responsible for creating and implementing a strategic and successful plan for the Annual Fund in North America and for serving as the key support personnel in proposal development and execution.  The Associate Director of Development reports to the Director of Development at LAU NY. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Annual Fund:

Proposal Writing:

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred, with a concentration in English, journalism or writing strongly preferred.  The position requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience in work in non-profits or higher education that included development experience (preferably in the areas of Annual Fund, Communications, and/or proposal writing) as a critical component.  Proven track record of writing successful proposals required.  Highly evolved oral and written communications skills are necessary, along with the ability to work collaboratively on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

Knowledge of Arabic is preferred, as is an understanding of Lebanon and the Middle East.

Experience in graphic design would be a plus. There will be occasional need for working after hours and some limited travel may be required. Cultural sensitivity and professional behavior is required at all times. 

To apply: Please email cover letter and CV to: Marge Pfleiderer, Executive Director of Operations at mpfleiderer@lau.edu, with Annual Fund in the subject line.

Application deadline is March 31, 2017.

LAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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