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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the nation’s premier Hispanic nonprofit leadership development organization. CHCI’s mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through its award-winning leadership development programs. CHCI employs an exceptional and dynamic staff and offers a wide of array of competitive benefits for full-time staff including medical, dental, 401K with a company match, 15 days vacation and sick leave upon hire, and a transportation subsidy. These are just a sample of the benefits provided to all full-time employees.

Over the past ten years, CHCI has transformed itself into a leading nonprofit organization that has significantly expanded access for the Latino community. It has grown its budget to $8 million and its staff to roughly 30 people. Through its programs, CHCI has been directly impacting more than 1,700 students annually. Also, more than 4,000 highly accomplished alumni have successfully continued their journey beyond CHCI into the workforce as powerful leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

CHCI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and inclusion in our leadership programs. CHCI prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type on the basis of race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Positions Available:

Job Title: Vice President, Programs

Reports To: President & CEO

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Vice President of Programs is a key member of the CHCI senior team, working closely with the CEO and senior staff to contribute to CHCI’s strategic planning and management. Specifically, the Vice President of Programs oversees all aspects of the organization’s leadership and professional development programs, including our Congressional Internship Program, Public Policy and Graduate Fellowship Programs, R2L NextGen High School Leadership Program, and CHCI Alumni activities. The Vice President of Programs serves as both an internal and external voice for CHCI’s leadership programs.

CHCI is seeking a candidate who excels in managing and developing people and programs, enjoys building relationships, is driven by working with young people, and is committed to advancing the Latino community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Programs Strategy, Vision, and Leadership

  • Leads efforts to review and refine overall goals for CHCI programming and curricula to reflect and meet the Institute’s mission.
  • Leads efforts to identify and strengthen synergy across program curricula to create a pipeline approach from high school to the Alumni network.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing the programs’ growth strategy, including identifying possible new programmatic initiatives and ways to expand CHCI’s reach.
  • Seeks, develops, and fosters relationships with CHCI’s placement hosts/candidates, sister organizations, alumni and other institutional stakeholders.
  • Develops a recruitment strategy to ensure that program applicant pools produce highly competitive candidates based on the needs of different programs and sponsors.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to contribute to positive outcomes for program participants, stakeholders, and sponsors.
  • Serves as a CHCI Programs representative, speaking on behalf of the Institute where appropriate.
  • Serves as an advisor to the CEO, leadership team, Board of Directors, and Advisory Council.
  • Assists CEO in facilitating effective decision-making.

Programs Operations

  • Oversees the recruitment and selection process of all the Institutes’ program participants.
  • Budget Management for the department, including forecasting and sponsorship needs.
  • Assists fundraising colleagues in developing programmatic elements for inclusion in proposals and grants.
  • Responsible for creating all reports reflecting the data capture and analysis of our program participants.
  • Responsible for providing all program participants the resources they need to successfully complete our programs.
  • Occasional travel, as required, to regional and national events.

Management

  • Effectively manages a department of nine staff members, that includes directors, program managers, and individual contributors. Of those nine, four are direct reports to this position.
  • Coaches and guides programs team to develop and implement new approaches, systems, structure, and methods to deliver our leadership programs.
  • Collaborates with the Communications Department to communicate the CHCI participant experience via various channels, directed to targeted stakeholders.
  • Manages consultants when additional support is needed for the team.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to program staff in the development and analysis of program evaluation tools, data collection, and reporting.
  • Responsible for ensuring CHCI’s program participants (average of 200 participants per year) perform in an ethical and professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • 8+ years of experience managing programs focused on leadership, civic engagement, or professional development.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (or equivalent work experience/expertise) in higher education, leadership development, human resources, adult learning, public policy, or a related field.
  • Prior experience as a senior or executive level manager.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the Latino community, with a specific focus on first-generation college students and graduates and Generation Z.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding and embrace of cultural diversity in all its forms and be able to navigate group processes while accounting for this type of diversity. (Ex: ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background)
  • Experience leading multiple projects and managing a variety of resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work strategically and collaboratively across the organization.
  • Demonstrated sound judgement and ability to make educated decisions based on data.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.
  • Ability to perform under pressure, on tight timelines, with heavy workloads.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Experience working with policy organizations and/or Capitol Hill.
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and speaking to different audiences.
  • Spanish language proficiency (written and spoken).

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Director, Fellowship Programs

Reports To: Vice President, Programs

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Fellowship Programs will lead our Public Policy Fellowship and Graduate Fellowship programs, as well as work on CHCI’s curriculum and program evaluation. This individual will have the opportunity to mentor and guide approximately 21 fellows each year, coordinating their professional development and growth throughout their CHCI experience. This will be an exciting opportunity to help institutionalize CHCI’s curriculum, strengthen its data collection, and impact the lives of the next generation of Latino leaders.

The Director of Fellowship Programs will lead programs that help build the confidence and skills of a population often overlooked in the public policy narrative. The ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to manage and develop people and programs, enjoys building relationships, is driven by working with young adults, and is committed to advancing the Latinx community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management (45%)

  • Provide oversite and management for CHCI’s Public Policy Fellowship and Graduate Fellowship program.
  • Work closely with the Manager of Fellowship Programs.
  • Oversee the selection, development, evaluation, and promotion of fellowship program participants.
  • Create and monitor budgets for fellowship programs.
  • Actively seek opportunities to contribute to positive outcomes for program participants, stakeholders, and sponsors.
  • Assess and identify areas of improvement in our systems and processes that can enable more effective program management. areas where systems and processes can be improved or created for more effective program management.
  • Ensure that program supporters receive periodic as well as end-of-year reports. Assist in the submission of grant reports and proposals.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to ensure that fellows receive proper communication and coaching regarding CHCI experience and expectations.
  • Collaborate with Communications team to ensure that CHCI participant experience is communicated via the proper channels and directed to the proper stakeholders.

Curriculum Development, Facilitation, and Coaching (40%)

  • Oversee and execute weekly professional development sessions for fellows, providing content on the development of leadership, public policy and advocacy, and professional skills.
  • Lead approximately 6-8 days of programming for each cohort, as well as facilitating regular dialogue about fellow experiences, current events, and challenges.
  • Provide one-on-one coaching to fellows on topics ranging from professional behavior, managing up, driving the federal public policy-making process, and navigating life in Washington, DC as a person of color.
  • Seek, develop, and promote relationships with potential placement hosts, sister organizations, alumni, and other institutional stakeholders, engaging these organizations in programmatic offerings for fellows.
  • Work with external partners, CHCI Alumni, Staff, and current program participants to review and develop overall goals for CHCI curriculum and programming.
  • Work with staff to formalize lesson plans and develop syllabi for each program, as well as develop program evaluation tools.
  • Identify measurable goals and objectives for each component of CHCI curriculum to reflect and meet the Institute’s mission.
  • In cooperation with staff, identify and strengthen links between curricula for each CHCI program to create a pipeline approach.

Staff Management (10%)

  • Manage a team of one direct report, one indirect report, and occasional consultants.
  • Guide program staff in establishing work plans and assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.
  • Monitor progress towards goals and intervene at an early stage to ensure that agreed-upon deliverables are met with quality and within timelines.
  • In conjunction with Vice President of Leadership Programs, develop and communicate performance standards that are specific and measurable.
  • Work closely with his/her team through the problem solving and creative thinking process to develop and implement new approaches, systems, structures, and methods in the programs when needed. Coach and guide others in developing and implementing innovative approaches.

Other Support (5%)

  • Post-pandemic, occasional travel to regional and national events important to CHCI.
  • Participate in occasional evening and weekend events, important to CHCI.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • At least 5 to 8 years of experience managing programs focused on leadership, civic engagement, or professional development.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience/expertise) in higher education, leadership development, human resources, adult learning, public policy, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the Latino community, with a specific focus on first-generation college students and graduates.
  • Demonstrated an understanding and embrace of cultural diversity in all its forms and be able to navigate group processes while accounting for this type of diversity. (Ex: ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background).
  • Proven experience managing and developing employees effectively.
  • Experience facilitating small and large group discussions and activities.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Experience with program and/or project management.
  • Proven ability to make data-driven business decisions.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Experience working with policy organizations and/or Capitol Hill.
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and speaking to different audiences.
  • Experience managing and developing junior-level employees.
  • Experience managing a budget.
  • Spanish language proficiency (written and spoken).

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship Program

CHCI Fellows are recent graduates of undergraduate or graduate programs who spend nine months in public policy placements, including at least half of their program on Capitol Hill. Fellow cohorts have been on average: 26 years of age; 57% first-generation college graduates; 29% born outside the United States; and 62% from families with an income less than $65,000 per year. This position entails leading programs that help build the confidence and skills of a population often excluded and overlooked in the public policy narrative.

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Senior Manager of Alumni Programs

Reports To: Vice President of Leadership Programs

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Manager of Alumni Programs will lead all aspects of CHCI’s alumni engagement, programming, activities, and support. They will lead organizational efforts to continue the leadership development and advancement of CHCI alumni, build and strengthen connections with the growing network of over 4,000 alumni worldwide – including incorporating new alumni into the network, strengthen pathways for alumni integration into other aspects of CHCI’s work, and managing the CHCI Alumni Association. The Senior Manager will report to the Vice President of Leadership Programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of alumni locally, regionally, nationally and internationally through regular outreach
  • Manage all aspects of alumni programming in collaboration with other departments, including planning and execution of alumni-oriented professional development and networking events and content
  • Manage the daily operations of the CHCI-AA, including its national board and regional chapters
  • Oversee the recruitment of alumni volunteers to engage with participants across CHCI’s leadership programs and in CHCI’s signature events
  • Manage alumni database and online engagement, including CHCI-AA social media platforms
  • Work with CHCI’s communications team to both promote CHCI alumni-focused activities and programming, and highlight alumni achievements
  • Effectively represent CHCI and CHCI-AA externally to potential applicants, program participants, partner organizations, and other key stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Six to eight years of applicable experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues faced by, and the ability to effectively work with, the Latinx community
  • Excellent communicator (oral/written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of having managed projects in the past (full project life cycle)
  • Versatile team player able to work well independently and under pressure, able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and priorities
  • Ability and willingness to staff/participate in periodic local events on evenings and weekends and approximately 10% travel to regions where CHCI is convening events
  • Acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background
  • Commitment to the mission of CHCI

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or accomplishment in nonprofit management, adult professional development, alumni relations, association management and/or volunteer engagement
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish proficiency
  • Functional knowledge of Google Suite, Salesforce, WordPress

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Director of Strategic Initiatives

Reports To: President & CEO

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Strategic Initiatives works closely with CHCI leadership to help advance CHCI’s mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders.  

As an integral member of the Executive Office, the Director works closely with the CEO to advance strategic priorities, build and maintain critical stakeholder relationships (including CHCI’s board of directorsadvisory council, Members of Congress, key funders, and national leaders), and explore strategic partnerships. The director also collaborates with the organization’s senior leadership and staff to incubate and/or manage special projects, new programs, and organization-wide initiatives. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the CEO, providing thought partnership and help in the execution of strategic priorities, keeping him informed of and prepared for commitments and responsibilities, as well as ensuring appropriate follow-up. 
  • Communicate with Board members, Advisory Council members, donors, and other external stakeholders in a clear and timely manner on behalf of the CEO. 
  • Develop and manage external partner relationships, including identifying and tracking success metrics, and communications around engagement efforts.
  • Participate in the production and execution of CHCI’s thought leadership and programmatic events (Leadership Conference, Industry Summits, Regional Events, Participant and Alumni programming, etc).
  • Collaborate with the External Affairs and Events teams to plan and execute board and advisory council meetings, retreats, and other Board and Advisory Council-specific events and activities.
  • Work with the CEO to draft correspondence, help create meeting agendas, and compile presentations, reports, research, and other materials that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organization.
  • Manage special projects and any tasks directed by the CEO to drive innovative initiatives, increase visibility for the organization, and expand the organization’s reach. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • 7 to 10 years of relevant work experience, including at least 3 years working with senior-level executives and stakeholders. 
  • Demonstrated evidence of having managed projects through a full project life cycle – both tactical and strategic projects. 
  • Excellent logistical and organizational skills. 
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues the Latinx community in the United States faces every day, Proven ability to effectively work with the Latinx community.  
  • Versatile team player able to work well independently and under pressure. 
  • Proven ability to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and priorities from senior-level management. 
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or accomplishment in nonprofit management, adult professional development, alumni relations, association management and/or volunteer engagement
  • Experience in, or strong understanding of work in one or more of the following areas
    the nonprofit sector, the corporate sector, the government – in particular, Capitol Hill. 
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish 
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and/or facilitation skills 
  • Be flexiblehave a positive attitude and willingness to step in wherever needed within all levels of the organization. 

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Senior Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Reports To: Vice President, External Affairs

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations will work closely with the Vice President of External Affairs to help execute an engagement strategy for CHCI’s external affairs team, including fundraising, relationship management, and content development for CHCI convenings, based on insight from our partners and key stakeholders. This Senior Manager will help oversee and drive the growth of CHCI’s strategic partners that fund/underwrite CHCI’s programs and events with the goal of raising restricted and unrestricted revenue. The Senior Manager will help implement the strategy to drive collaborations with major strategic partners and identify priorities to help develop content for CHCI’s convenings on policy issues and other developments that impact the Latino/a/x community and the nation while at the same time fundraising for CHCI’s programs and events.

The Senior Manager will support recruitment efforts to fully staff the corporate relations team and will serve as the first line manager for this team. The Senior Manager will secure renewals of current major donors and partners through mindful and proactive stewardship, identifying and engaging new donors and partners, and supporting fundraising efforts across CHCI.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Senior Manager is a highly visible team member responsible for building, maintaining and developing relationships with corporations, foundations, trade associations, unions, and nonprofit organizations whose mission aligns with CHCI, with the ultimate goal of raising revenue for CHCI while at the same time helping funding partners meet their goals.
  • Manage the corporate relations team, including associate and manager level team members.
  • Work with CHCI’s Vice President of External Affairs to help execute the corporate engagement strategy and make recommendations that will add value to CHCI’s strategic partners, while also raising revenue for CHCI.
  • Write and oversee the timely submission of well researched, well-written concept papers, grant proposals, and supporting documents in response to solicitation requirements from major donors.
  • Serve as liaison between the External Affairs team and strategic partners within individual portfolio, to gather suggested content for convenings with the goal of raising revenue.
  • Provide input to Vice President of External Affairs and other CHCI staff on fundraising analysis of all CHCI initiatives, including programs, events and other activities.
  • Represent CHCI and attend external engagement initiatives and meetings that can help strengthen CHCI’s relationships with current strategic partners and build relationships with prospective funders.
  • Work closely with the Vice President of External Affairs to establish priorities for direct reports, such as individual fundraising goals, prospect targets, timelines and deliverables.
  • Provide insight on fundraising collateral, outreach materials and donor circles for strategic funding partners.
  • Participate in all CHCI fundraising events (including some after normal business hours and over the weekends) to solidify funders and strategic partners’ relationships.
  • Manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with corporate giving trends and multi-channel fundraising within the nonprofit sector.
  • Ability to meet time-sensitive deadlines and manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Care deeply about the work produced and have an exceptional eye to detail.
  • Organizational ability should be a top strength and a high level of personal responsibility.
  • Be a team player and have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Be flexible and have a positive attitude and willingness to step in where needed.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, web platforms, digital presentation skills and Salesforce is highly desired.

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Associate Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Reports To: Senior Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Corporate Relations Associate Manager contributes to the continued stewardship and expansion of CHCI’s donor program by implementing effective benefits fulfillment strategies to maintain and grow long-term relationships with CHCI’s donors. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to help grow the revenue stream to produce a pipeline of talented leaders for the future. The Associate Manager contributes to the continued expansion of CHCI’s major donor program to ensure that CHCI has optimal and diversified resources to meet its mission. The Associate Manager will engage and steward low and mid-level donors by organizing events and meeting logistics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop effective strategies to engage major donors and grow the funding base and work side-by-side with other members of the External Affairs Team to cultivate, pitch, acknowledge, track, steward, and renew support.
  • Responsible for stewardship and renewal of major donors as well as identifying prospects locally, nationally, and globally who can be cultivated to support the organization with unrestricted, programmatic, and/or event sponsorship gifts.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and fulfill benefits through cycle management of grant proposals to foundations and corporate sources.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects.
  • Work with the finance team to compile information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders.
  • Comply with all grants reporting as required by foundation/corporate funders.
  • Provide stewardship to current donors in the portfolio and provide regular updates to donors.
  • Support Senior Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Vice President of External Affairs in performing advance work including research and securing meetings with prospective corporate and foundation donors.
  • Serve as a liaison to manage engagement with high-level major donors, alumni, prospects, and other VIPs during events.
  • Ensure all relevant data is maintained and current in the donor management database (Salesforce)
  • Track relevant statistics and update collateral for donor stewardship.
  • Work independently on administrative tasks within projects and campaigns – data entry, mailings, and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Ability to meet time-sensitive deadlines and manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take pride in the work accomplished and have a keen attention to detail.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Be a team player and have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Be flexible and have a positive attitude and willingness to step in where needed.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, web-based platforms, presentation skills, and Salesforce is highly desired.

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.