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Current Open Regular Full-time Positions
JOB TITLE: Development Assistant
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The position will provide primary administrative support for the Director of Major Gifts and staff. This includes providing budget tracking for the department, supporting the stewardship of trustees, major donors and major prospective donors and members of two high level donor societies, scheduling meetings, arranging travel, writing correspondence and other clerical assignments. There is a substantial degree of professional “people handling” by phone. He/she will support the staff by maintaining a high level of skill in all aspects of administration including a sophisticated knowledge of computer applications including all Microsoft office programs and a strong knowledge of Great Plains, and Raiser’s Edge. A great deal of finished work is coordinated by this person, including letters to be signed by Trustees and the Director of Winterthur. This person maintains office records as well as evaluates and orders equipment and supplies.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Donor Stewardship Administrative Support: Under the direction of the Major Gifts staff members will provide primary administrative support for the Collectors Circle, Garden & Landscape Society and the organization’s key fund raising volunteers. Provide support for donor society steering committee meetings, programs, domestic and international travel, and special cultivation events. In many cases take RSVPs over the phone and maintain lists for senior staff. Produce renewal, solicitation, and stewardship mailings; produce and record membership cards for Collectors Circle and the Garden Society;. Oversee thank you letters for members of these upper-level gift clubs. Greet donors on site as needed. Use established guidelines and templates to draft correspondence, acknowledgement letters, create graphs, charts, and presentation materials; proof and prepare letters for signature and mailing, and print and prepare small to mid-size mailings, including the solicitation of former, honorary, active and emeriti trustees. General Administrative Support: Schedule meetings; make travel arrangements; organize itineraries for VIP donors visits, other events as necessary; prepare nametags for events;; distribute meeting materials; maintain files for correspondence, division budgets, named endowments, for trustees and for other donors. Arrange VIP visits and produce guest passes. Office Coordination: Complete deposit slips for donations. Process expenses and reimbursement requests using Great Plains accounting software.. Generate reports on income activity for department from Raisers Edge. Complete data entry into and generate queries and reports from Raisers Edge database. Maintain department files on budgets and projects. Collect and ensure budget information is completed for department. Order supplies. Donor Handling: Provide cheerful and helpful service to donors and prospective donors in person and by phone when needed. Answer the phone for Leadership Gifts staf
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