Development & Events Coordinator
The Development and Events Coordinator assists in identifying, soliciting, acknowledging, and stewarding annual and special-gift prospects and donors in addition to helping to coordinate all development and educational events. The coordinator provides support in creating and managing the database for multiple Williams Institute development and educational programs and provides logistical and administrative support for all development and educational events. This position will introduce the coordinator to all aspects of the development process, including identifying new donor prospects (both individual and corporate/foundation), stewarding donors, coordinating and planning development and educational events, drafting proposals and reports, and maintaining and running reports from donor records.
Incumbent reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Development. Incumbent is expected to work collaboratively, to display flexibility in taking on a range of tasks designed to promote the financial sustainability of the Institute, to exercise a considerable degree of independent judgment, creativity and initiative in the performance of the job duties of this position, and to possess an understanding of fund-raising priorities, terminology and approaches. In addition to the Director of Development, the Development & Events Coordinator will work closely with pertinent Williams Institute researchers, student aides and staff. Learn more
Daniel H. Renberg Law Fellow (two-year fellowship for a recent law school graduate)
The position will be for two years and will be based in Los Angeles, California. The position will start in August 2019 or sooner.
The Daniel H. Law Fellow provides general research support for Williams Institute law and policy-related projects, supporting the following activities, among others: conducting original law and policy research; drafting testimony on proposed state and federal legislation; preparing amicus briefs for selected court cases; communicating with the media; coordinating with affiliated community groups, policymakers, government agencies and experts; organizing and conducting judicial and legal education programs; writing articles and commentary for a variety of publications; and overseeing other Williams Institute research, publications, and events. Research tasks may include legal and public policy research; collecting, checking and analyzing data; gathering information, and writing and preparing reports. The incumbent will attend relevant legislative briefings, policy seminars, meetings and functions as an integral part of the fellowship program. Learn more
Legal and Policy Analyst (attorney with at least two years of legal experience)
This position will start as soon as possible and will be based in Los Angeles.
The Legal and Policy Analyst supports the research and activities of the senior legal scholars and social scientists at the Williams Institute. Under the guidance of senior legal scholars, the law fellow will conduct legal and multi-disciplinary research; co-author legal scholarship, articles, and commentary for a variety of publications; prepare and serve as co-counsel on amicus briefs for filing in significant court cases; draft model legislation and prepare testimony on federal, state, and local legislation; engage with governmental agencies on regulations and other types of law and policy; communicate with the media and the public, such as communicating with the press on breaking issues impacting LGBTQ people and representing the Williams Institute at public speaking engagements; contribute to development of ideas for legal and scholarly research; organize education programs; assist in grant writing and other development activities. Learn more
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