Summary: 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.  Management of IOLTA funds, funds held with NH Charitable Foundation and other donated and/or awarded funds.  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 position is under the general supervision of the NHBA Executive Director, who is also the NHBF Executive Director, but the Associate Executive Director is expected to be a decision-maker and in charge of the operations of the NHBF on a day-to-day basis. Strategies or questionable issues will be discussed with the Executive Director.

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 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
  • Process and administer the LRAP program for public service law school debt
  • Ensures timely payment of all grant awards; receives and reviews required reporting from grantees
  • Prepares, in collaboration with the NHBA Deputy Executive Director, 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
  • Requisitions supplies, document printing and mailing within the confines of the annual budget
  • 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 in coordination with the NHBA Business Operations department.
  • Receives, reviews, approves and codes accounts payable invoices for payment
  • Receives and processes payments made to NHBF as per NHBF policies and processes
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, accounting software, and database software (must be able to learn and work with the Associate).


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

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Fundraising skills
  • Time management skills
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to utilize good judgement
  • Ability to be diplomatic and sensitive
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Creativity
  • Ability to cope under stressful conditions
  • Ability to boil down information to communicate quickly and effectively
  • Appreciation and value of lawyers and legal system
  • Commitment to quality
  • Ability to perform all duties in an accurate and timely manner

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to walk, use hands and reach with arms or hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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