Development Assistant

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/24/2018

Application Deadline

08/20/2018

Address

10850 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles
CA
90024
United States

Description

Inspired by Jewish values and ideals, MAZON is a national advocacy organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.


Who is MAZON? 


For more than 30 years, MAZON has been committed to ensuring that vulnerable people have access to the resources they need to be able to put food on the table. MAZON is a leading voice in Washington D.C. on anti-hunger issues, especially those that involve populations or problems that have been previously overlooked or ignored. 

MAZON educates and raises the consciousness of the Jewish community regarding its obligation to alleviate hunger and its causes. MAZON’s work is informed by its longstanding relationships with food banks, food pantries and food policy organizations, and the impact of its efforts is realized through its work with over 1,000 synagogue partners in the United States.


Position Overview: 

The Development Assistant is a member of the administrative support team with primary responsibilities in Development administrative support. This position provides primary administrative support for the Director of Development and all development related activities including gift processing, donor interactions via email and phone and online correspondence. The Development Assistant will also provide administrative support to the MAZON staff as needed.Position Overview: 

The Development Assistant is a member of the administrative support team with primary responsibilities in Development administrative support. This position provides primary administrative support for the Director of Development and all development related activities including gift processing, donor interactions via email and phone and online correspondence. The Development Assistant will also provide administrative support to the MAZON staff as needed.


Specific Duties:

·     Process all types of donations – online, tributes, Ecards, soft credits, etc.

·     Assist with phones

·     Respond to donor email questions and inquiries

·     Generate, print and mail all stewardship and cultivation letters

·     Coordinate schedule for all solicitations and multichannel marketing of appeals including, but not limited to: Direct mail, Email, Website, Synagogue fundraising, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

·     Process all gifts over $1,000 (HDD gifts) and coordinate thank you call follow up 

·     Assist in end-of-month reconciliation

·     Proofread and edit all direct mail and email solicitations

·     Support foundation gifts by assisting in impact reports, grant proposals, managing timelines, etc.

·     Volunteer management and coordination

·     Administrative support for Director of Development

·     Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications: 

·      Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

·     1-3 years’ experience in non-profit and/or customer service

·      Excellent typing and data entry skills

·      Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

·      Strong organizational skills with attention to accuracy and detail

·      Ability to work both cooperatively and independently

·      Must have an interest in and strong commitment to the organization’s mission

·      Strong office skills –phones, filing, copying

·      Must be skilled in Microsoft Office

·      Experience working with Salesforce or other database management system preferred

·      Knowledge of fundraising a plus




MAZON is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from a diverse pool of candidates.

Benefits

Medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401K, FSA benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hr@mazon.org
http://mazon.org

Application Process:


Please send a cover letter and resume by email to hr@mazon.org

No phone calls, please.


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