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Fundraising Assistant

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DKMS | New York, NY
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Position description: The Fundraising Assistant will join the collaborative and dynamic Fundraising/Global Special Events team and play a supportive role in their efforts to help DKMS achieve its mission through various fundraising events and campaigns.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Primary project manager for young patrons initiative and secondary project manager on peer-to-peer activities in collaboration with the Sponsorship and Major Giving Coordinator.
  • Conducting research on event attendees, prospective sponsors and funders, leadership/committee members, and vendors to be shared with the Director of Global Special Events, Global Special Events Coordinator, Sponsorship and Major Giving Coordinator, and Development Coordinator (Dallas).
  • Writing boiler plate copy for grant applications and campaign/event collateral.
  • Processing all non-event monetary donations and preparing acknowledgement letters and financial reports in a timely manner with oversight from the Sponsorship and Major Giving Coordinator.
  • Assisting Global Special Events Assistant with overall donor database and mailing list management.
  • Facilitating all data hygiene through quarterly assessments and conducting regular updates to correct records as needed.
  • Soliciting for and maintaining inventory of all in-kind donations for gift bags, auctions, raffles, and other onsite event product.
  • Serving in a supportive role for any events in the NYC area with oversight from the Director of Global Special Events and the Global Special Events team.
  • Providing general administrative support to the overall team as needed.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 6-12 months of professional experience – preferably in fundraising or event planning
  • Commitment to public-service, nonprofit, or cause-oriented work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with sharp attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem-solve to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and experience with at least one financial donor database (Blackbaud preferred)
  • Capacity to work well in teams
  • Available for evening and weekend work


Position description: The Fundraising Assistant will join the collaborative and dynamic Fundraising/Global Special Events team and play a supportive role in their efforts to help DKMS achieve its mission through various fundraising…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

How to Apply

Location

100 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

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