Development Assistant

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience

Published

09/07/2018

Start Date

10/08/2018

Application Deadline

10/05/2018

Address

1612 K Street, NW
Suite 204
Washington
DC
20006
United States

Description

CAIR Coalition strives to keep families together by working with and for the immigrant men, women, and children facing detention and deportation in DC, MD and VA. Our services include legal representation, educational outreach, impact and advocacy work, and the training of attorneys who defend immigrants in the immigration and criminal justice arenas.


CAIR Coalition has an immediate opening for a full-time Development Assistant to provide administrative support to CAIR Coalition’s development team.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative support to the development team.
  • Utilize fundraising database including data entry, running reports and queries.
  • Support donor relations through indirect means (mailings, emails, phone calls, etc.).
  • Conduct outreach and follow-up, including mailing prospect kits and scheduling meetings.
  • Assist with planning and organizing programs and events.
  • Identify and conduct research on high net worth prospective donors.
  • Foundation Research.
  • Prepare receipts and acknowledgment letters for all gifts received.
  • Assist with grant writing and submissions.


SKILLS

Bachelor’s degree.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Strong ability to exercise independent judgment.

Outstanding interpersonal skills.

Very detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time-management skills.

Strong ability to plan and prioritize tasks.

Competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database management.


MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

4-year degree

Benefits

Generous benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, four weeks vacation plus all federal holidays.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hr@caircoalition.org
http://www.caircoalition.org

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to hr@caircoalition.org. No phone calls please. Applicants will be considered and interviewed as their applications are received.


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