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NVTRP is a growing $920,000 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to help people with disabilities, youth from underserved communities, and recovering service members and veterans reach their fullest potential by riding and working with horses. This position will work closely with the Development Director and part-time Grants and Communications Manager to raise $650,000+ in annual program support, along with major gifts to complete the third and final phase of a capital campaign to fund the construction of the 17,000 square foot Jean Edelman Indoor Riding Arena (completed) and new barn.

Responsibilities

1)      Polo Classic: Under the direction of the Development Director, plan the annual Polo Classic, which includes booking vendors, securing sponsors, implementing marketing/publicity plan, organizing and engaging committee members, supervising auction coordinator, and handling day-of coordination.

2)      Database Management: Manage the donor database (Salsa). Develop deep proficiency and ownership of the system, including utilizing the database to improve and/or simplify processes and ensuring data integrity. 

3)      Gift Processing: Manage the gift processing system, including processing gifts/entering information into the database, submitting and monitoring matching gift donations, updating and maintaining constituent records, producing timely acknowledgments for all gifts, and drafting new acknowledgements on a quarterly basis. May involve supervising one or more data-entry volunteers.

4)      Community Relations: Coordinate corporate, volunteer, and community-led fundraising efforts to benefit NVTRP, i.e. attending events to accept donations, managing social media-based fundraisers, giving tours to groups (i.e. scout troops)

5)      Donor Stewardship: Assist in on-going efforts to ensure donors are recognized and stewarded to the best of our ability, which may include donor stewardship visits, writing projects, planning small events, making phone calls, etc.

6) Other Duties As Assigned

Qualifications

Required

  • 1+ year experience working with Salsa or similar donor database (paid or volunteer)
  • 1+ year experience planning events (paid or volunteer)
  • Comfort creating electronic communications using tools such as social media, the website and email. NVTRP uses Wix as its website platform and Engage as its email platform.
  • Strong writing and communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to speak publicly on behalf of NVTRP
  • A passion for NVTRP’s mission and an eagerness to work with our multiple constituency groups
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently
  • Adaptable and flexible in a busy environment
  • A creative, giving spirit with a willingness to try new things and make changes as needed as part of a team effort to grow the organization
  • A Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience

Desired

  • Additional paid or volunteer experience related to any of the position responsibilities listed above.

Position is 25 hours a week, with occasional weekend and evening work required.

NVTRP is a growing $920,000 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to help people with disabilities, youth from underserved communities, and recovering service members and veterans reach their fullest potential by riding and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Salary information avaialable by contacting Wendy Baird at wbaird@nvtrp.org.

Benefits

The position offers a flexible work schedule and paid holiday and vacation/sick leave.

The position offers a flexible work schedule and paid holiday and vacation/sick leave.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Clifton, VA
Associated Location
6429 Clifton Rd, Clifton, VA 20124, USA

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