Development Assistant

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 09/27/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Administrative Job Number: 175820

Do you have an interest in academia? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A university is looking to add a  Development  Assistant to their team on a 5-month contract basis. However, this position has the potential to extend. Moreover, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is very motivated to learn, attentive, and grow as a professional.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and organize appointments, schedules, meetings, and events
  • Write and coordinate the production of donor reports, solicitation letters, and special acknowledgment letters
  • Draft own correspondence for review by supervisors
  • Process gift transmittals
  • Assist with prospect research and proposal development
  • Design and implement processes to ensure effective, timely, and appropriate gift acknowledgement and donor stewardship
  • Coordinate and manage database entry and maintain donor lists including assurance of database accuracy
  • Maintain files and database portfolio
  • Interact with internal and external constituencies
  • Assist with vendor and site inquiry for special events 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree 
  • At least 2 years of related experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and with changing priorities 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Suite (WordPerfect/Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel)

Preferences:
  • University work experience
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative 
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills

Job ID: 175820

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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