Reporting to the Associate Director for Individual Giving, the Development Assistant, Individual Giving will provide administrative support for all of the Institute’s individual fundraising efforts.
- Maintain the individual giving records in the Salesforce database, including daily entry of donations.
- Prepare and send acknowledgement letters for all individual donations.
- Write handwritten thank you notes to donors.
- With support from the Development Specialist, coordinate with the finance department to ensure that all gifts received by mail are processed in a timely fashion (within 24 hours) and available for entry into the Salesforce database.
- Support the Associate Director for Individual Giving in the coordination of annual fundraising mailings to major donors and in the execution of special events.
- With guidance from the Associate Director, complete applications for Combined Federal Campaign and work with consultant on preparation of annual state charitable registration documents.
- Direct or answer donors’ inquires/requests by mail/phone/e-mail/internet.
- Perform any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred; Equivalent combination of education and work experience also considered.
- One year of experience working in a development department or in an administrative role.
- Exceptional attention to detail and proofreading skills.
- A commitment to the Institute’s mission and values.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently, and interact with external donors and staff at varying levels across the organization.
- Excellent telephone manner.
- Proficiency with MS Word and Excel.
- Familiarity with Salesforce, Outlook, and mail merge functionality is a plus.
Salary and Benefits
Low to mid $40k’s with excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, commuting subsidy, and generous time off.
The Guttmacher Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply
- To apply, submit resume and cover letter here.
- No telephone calls will be accepted
- No agencies please