Assistant to the Director of External Affairs
Currently, the company is seeking an Assistant to the Director of External Affairs.
The Assistant will provide high level administrative support, as follows:
Solicitation Support – Assist in maintaining the Director of External Affairs’ portfolio of donors including board members, assigning tasks and monitoring solicitation progress; track all moves in the Tessitura data base; draft solicitation letters, donor correspondence and acknowledgments; schedule meetings and appointments; prepare briefing memos for key solicitors (management and board)
Board Activities – Provide support for committees as assigned.
Campaign Planning – Assist Director in planning public phase of major capital campaign. Support development of campaign literature and support materials, etc.
Prospect Research – Assist in conducting research, as needed, for new major gifts prospects, board candidates, and campaign prospects; prepare research profiles
Special Events – Assist with event organization, as needed.
Tessitura Support – Maintain accurate donor records, lists, solicitation tracking entries, constituency codes, and reports in Tessitura (viz. annual fundraising reports)
Stewardship – Assist in ensuring that major donors receive exceptional stewardship.
Administrative Support – general support for the Director of External Affairs.
Excellent writing skills; clear communication style; detail oriented, accurate, forward thinking and creative. Calm, professional demeanor. Proficiency with Microsoft office software and other applicable software. Positive attitude and ability to work collaboratively with a variety of individuals. A college degree and prior experience, which may include internship experience, in a closely related position is preferred.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to
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