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Position title
Advancement Assistant

The Advancement Assistant will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Advancement team. Specifically, supporting donor development and tracking, as well as coordination of annual fundraising activities. Reports to the Chief Advancement Officer

  • Work with the Chief Advancement Officer to implement fundraising strategies.
  • Support the fundraising plan and tasks for the organization.
  • Learn, understand, and maintain Salesforce, MailChimp, MobileCause donor management systems and other systems as needed.
  • Perform gift entry, maintain and update donor records and pull reports.
  • Draft and send gift acknowledgements, donor correspondence and reporting.
  • Work with finance team on gift reconciliation and records management
  • Assist in the coordination of special events, donor dinners, and outreach opportunities.
  • Assist in the preparation of appeal letters, donor correspondence and other donor communications.
  • Work with and support the Communications, Community Engagement, and Service and Volunteerism efforts as part of the whole Advancement team.
  • Keep grant tracker and prospect lists updated, upload grant documents on salesforce and the shared drive.
  • Assist in the collection of content across the organization via short video clips, pictures, quotes, and stories.
  • Assist in the completion of writing projects as assigned for newsletter, website, grant proposals and appeal letters.
  • Work with Chief Advancement Officer to develop messaging to current and potential supporters of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Project planning and execution (definite project, develop appropriate work plans, drive projects to successful completion).
  • Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning.
  • Adaptable to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.
  • Excels at operating in a fast paced, community environment.
Job Benefits

This is a full-time, position with an annual salary range from $32,000 - $33,500.  Average work hours will be between 9:00am – 5:00pm per week.  This position is eligible for employer paid benefits including life and disability insurance.