Fund Development Assistant

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $40,500

Published

10/09/2018

Start Date

11/01/2018

Application Deadline

10/31/2018

Address

104 Marietta Street, N.W.
Suite 250
Atlanta
GA
30303
United States

Description

 The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to hire a full-time Fund Development Assistant. GLSP’s mission is to provide civil legal services for persons with low incomes, creating equal access to justice and opportunities out of poverty. GLSP has a Central Office in Atlanta and 10 regional offices outside metro Atlanta that provide civil legal services in 154 counties.

 

The Fund Development Assistant is a key team member of GLSP’s busy development department located in downtown Atlanta. S/he will work to assist in the goals of the fund development program and the daily operations of the development office with responsibilities for supporting key priority functions, including accurate processing of gifts and acknowledgement letters, direct mailings, gifts reports, adept proofing, project management, and other clerical and administrative duties performed under the direct supervision of the development director. 

 

Essential Duties

·        Manages donor base, data entry, and booking of gifts in Raiser’s Edge, assuring accuracy and confidentiality of all donor records and revenue received

·        Coordinates and prepares gifts reports and correspondence

·        Assists in organizing fundraising events

·        Coordinates with mailhouse on mailmerging solicitation letters, newsletters, annual reports

·        Completes purchase orders for invoicing and payments to vendors

·        Responds to internal and external requests for gifts reports

·        Maintains pledge records and processes timely pledge reminder letters to donors

·        Works closely with vendors on coordinating direct mailings

·        Maintains bulk mail and business reply mail accounts

·        Maintains necessary level of communication with the development office team and other co-workers

·        Maintains awareness of Raiser’s Edge upgrades

·        Willingness to work a flexible schedule, which could include some evenings for events

·        Ability to follow instructions, or to ask questions when in doubt

·        Must have a reliable vehicle and a valid Georgia driver’s license for business-related travel as needed

 


 

Skills/Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

·        Absolute proficiency in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge

·        Experience in fund development at a non-profit organization

·        Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor information

·        Strong writing and proofing skills

·        Effective interpersonal and listening skills

·        Proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office

·        Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

·        Ability to organize a diverse workload, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks

·        Attention to detail, good problem solving, and project management skills

 

Application Requirements

1.     One page cover letter (no longer than three paragraphs); and

2.     Current resume; and

3.     Submission of a writing sample that must be an original thank you letter to a donor that the applicant           takes credit in drafting; and

4.     Three professional references to include current contact information for each reference

 

Completed applications are to be sent to Director of Human Resources Jane Bonner at jbonner@glsp.org. Completed applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, faxes, or e-mail inquiries accepted. Starting salary up to $40,500, depending on experience and qualifications. Georgia Legal Services offers excellent fringe benefits.  

 

GLSP is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Georgia Legal Services Program not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status. GLSP values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people who have experienced poverty or homelessness to apply. GLSP invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.

 

 

                                                           

                       

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jbonner@glsp.org
http://www.glsp.org

 Application Requirements

1.     One page cover letter (no longer than three paragraphs); and

2.     Current resume; and

3.     Submission of a writing sample that must be an original thank you letter to a donor that the applicant           takes credit in drafting; and

4.     Three professional references to include current contact information for each reference


Completed applications are to be sent to Director of Human Resources Jane Bonner at jbonner@glsp.org. Completed applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, faxes, or e-mail inquiries accepted.  


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