New Hampshire Bar Foundation

The New Hampshire Bar Foundation is a nonprofit, grant-making charitable foundation dedicated to supporting civil legal aid for the disadvantaged and law-related education in New Hampshire and is located, along with the NH Bar Association, at the NH Bar Center, 2 Pillsbury St., Ste. 300, Concord, NH.

NH Bar Center hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm (37.50 hours weekly)

The NH Bar Association and NH Bar Foundation offer a comfortable working environment with a generous compensation package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



The Associate Director is the liaison between the NHBA, NHBA members and the NHBF Directors.  Strong customer service orientation and quick response to member, non-member, grantor, grantee and director requests are a must.  Part of the day to day tasks include management of IOLTA funds, funds held with NH Charitable Foundation and other donated and/or awarded funds.  The position is responsible for record-keeping, administering fundraising drives, administration of events, grant processing, writing or requesting articles for publication in NH Bar News and/or other publications and overall administrative support of the organization. The Associate Director is expected to be a decision-maker and take charge of the operations of  the NHBF on a day to day basis.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Establish relationships with NH Bar Association members in order to build long-term donor relationships, legacy giving and volunteerism


    • Coordinate with the NHBF Board of Directors Fellows Committee to continue to define the NHBF Fellows, their cause and to continue to expand Fellows membership


    • Engage bank representatives to promote the IOLTA (Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts) program and develop positive relationships with existing member banks/credit unions and pursue new banks/credit unions to provide maximum interest return


    • Coordinates, as necessary, with the Campaign for Legal Services and facilitate to the extent possible, joint fundraising


    • Attends NHBA events as an exhibitor to promote NHBF programs


    • Direct and design fundraising campaigns for legal services for the poor, civics programs, justice grants and other drives as determined by the Board of Directors


    • Coordinates with the NHBA Marketing and Communications Department to design advertisements, posters, flyers, brochures and other media


    • Works with NH Bar News Editor to produce monthly articles and quarterly e-bulletins; writes articles for publication, promoting and informing readers of NH Bar Foundation happenings and offerings.


    • Works with NHBA Marketing and Communications Department to ensure that the NH Bar Foundation website content is accurate and current


    • Coordinates the details of NH Bar Foundation events, whether virtual or in person


    • Processes grant award applications and related correspondence to grantees


    • Ensures timely payment of all grant awards; receives and reviews required reporting from grantees


    • Prepares, in collaboration with the NHBA Associate Director for Operations, the NHBF fiscal budget


    • Administratively supports the NHBF Board of Directors and Committees to include but not limited to scheduling meetings, preparing documentation and reports as requested and developing agendas


    • Handles incoming correspondence from grantees, NHBA members, donors and public


    • Maintains accurate files and history on all things related to the NH Bar Foundation


    • Administers funds held with NH Charitable Foundation


    • Maintains accurate pledge and donor records


    • Maintains and records accurate IOLTA records


    • Receives and processes payments made to NHBF as per NHBF policies and processes


    • Performs other related duties as assigned


Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) or four to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


To apply, send cover letter and resume to


Job Location:  Concord, NH

Organization or Department:  New Hampshire Bar Foundation (NHBF)

Reports To:  New Hampshire Bar Association (NHBA) Executive Director

FLSA Status:  Full-time, Exempt