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Development Assistant – OKC Office

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Development Assistant provides support for the Development Department, including the Chief of External Affairs and Development Manager.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Donor Database Management
    • Assists in maintaining donor database and accurate records within CRM (DonorPerfect)
    • Maintains data entry and reporting
    • Assists in preparing mailing lists
  • Donation Processing
    • Ensures the accurate and timely entry of donation information
    • Prepares and sends acknowledgment letters and communications
    • Processes and sends out in-kind donation letters for in-kind donations
    • Sends notification for tribute gifts
    • Tracks larger Memorial or Honorarium gifts for donors as requested
    • Assists with donor acknowledgment and stewardship
  • Fundraising & Special Events
    • Gathers and prepares registration materials and other administrative duties as assigned for fundraising events
    • Directly solicits gifts-in-kind for special events as requested
  • Community Awareness
    • Attends fairs and events to promote the organization
  • Collateral Pieces
    • Assists the Development Manager in communication with vendor(s) during the execution of development materials
    • Assists the Development Manager in the organization of mailing lists for development materials
  • Other duties as needed or required by management.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Nonprofit Organizational Studies or related field preferred
  • Maintains a professional image
  • Maintains donor confidentiality
  • Manages time effectively
  • Exercises good judgment and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to accept feedback and adapt to changes
  • Has proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office apps such as Word and Excel
  • Has excellent organization skills
  • Pays attention to detail and can perform data entry with very little to no error
  • Experience in the following programs is not required, but preferred:
    • Constant Contact
    • Form builder experience (i.e. iDonate)
    • CRM (i.e. DonorPerfect)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
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.

  • Working Conditions: Office setting with a forty-hour (+) workweek. Work includes pressure generated by deadlines, peak workload periods and frequent interruptions.
  • Physical Demands: Work includes extended periods of talking or hearing, use of vision, typing on a computer, performing repetitive motions, manual dexterity/motor skills. Frequent sitting and use of standard office equipment.

WEEKLY HOURS: 40

BENEFITS ELIGIBILITY: 
This position is eligible for all benefits based on established organizational policies


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