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DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ACLU of Oregon)


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Published 15 days ago

$40,000 - $50,000

Major Duties

·        Assists in the implementation and the design of a successful donor relations program that targets all levels of giving

·        Solicit in-kind gifts and monetary gifts by establishing and managing a portfolio of 30 key donor relationships

·        Provides data functions, including creating donor accounts, entering monetary and non-monetary gifts, and reviewing donor accounts for accuracy

·        Responsible for review and control of gift acknowledgment, including preparing receipts, donor acknowledgements, thank you notes, pledge statements, and memorial acknowledgements

·        Manages gifts processing, including recording pledges and gifts in the individual donor accounts, and banking deposits as appropriate

·        Ensures that donors are acknowledged promptly and properly by facilitating the creation and the update, as necessary, of individual constituent records

·        Works with ACLU national staff and other affiliate staff to deliver or delivers exemplary customer services to supporters and donors requesting changes to donor records or seeking additional information about their relationship with the ACLU

·        Uses the database to track foundation and corporate grants, recording application materials, deadlines, payment schedules, and required reports

·        Assists in drafting reports for submission to grantors

·        Produces necessary reports, mailing lists, and donor lists as requested on an ad hoc basis

·        Manages a monthly process of gift reconciliation with the Operations and Fiscal Manager as well as managing the annual reconciliation process in collaboration with the Operations and Fiscal Manager and ACLU national staff

·        Tracks prospect and donor moves in the donor database.

·        Assists with scheduling donor meetings and briefings

·        Conducts prospect research and wealth screening on existing and prospective donors to build comprehensive briefings on donor background, preferences, and priorities in collaboration with other development staff

·        Drafts, edits, and distributes key print and digital donor communications, including, but not limited to direct mail, website pages, donor acknowledgements, annual reports, and e-blasts

·        Tracks and coordinates the collection of information and necessary documentation from individuals and businesses conducting charitable sales in support of the ACLU

·        Works with the Development Director, Membership Engagement Officer, and other key staff to track and coordinate the ACLU’s participation in speaking engagements, as a program sponsor, or as a provider of advocacy materials to supporters

·        Creates collateral including event invitations, fund reports as needed

·        Assists in event planning, logistics management, and donor relations management for key Development events, including Food For Thought, webinars, and Liberty Dinner, using appropriate electronic tools

·        Assists the Development Director in meeting facilitation by scheduling meetings, developing meeting agendas, and capturing meeting minutes

·        Analyzes past campaign results, including pertinent economic factors to help develop fundraising goals and metrics

·        Develop event agendas and run of shows for key organizational events in consultation with key staff

·        Trains and monitors volunteers supporting ACLU events as necessary

·        Participates in, creates, and sustains inclusive and engaging spaces for all people by demonstrating a commitment to racial equity, to dismantling white supremacy, and to operating with knowledge and understanding of how power is manifested in matters of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, ability, language, immigration status, national origin, and socioeconomic circumstances

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

●       Proven commitment to diversity and equity.

●       Requires a minimum of one years’ experience in nonprofit organizing, advocacy, and or community-based organizations in a fundraising or development capacity.

●       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to develop strong relationships with a variety of organizational stakeholders and when working with people with different backgrounds and life experiences.

●       Excellent writing, editing, and proofing skills, along with excellent problem solving skills, with a consistent, solution-oriented approach.

●       Excellent judgement and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding campaign strategy, personnel issues, and other intellectual property.

●       Strong project management, time management, and organizational skills, including the ability to set priorities and the ability to improve on existing processes/systems.

●       Strong research, critical thinking, and analytic skills.

●       Demonstrates a keen attention to detail, a commitment to follow-through, and a high level of motivation while displaying readiness, optimism, and calm under pressure while working in a fast-paced environment.

●       Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and conflicts.

●       Advanced level skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Excel, and G suite.

●       Ability to do basic math, including addition, division, multiplication, and subtraction.

●       Ability to travel and work outside of the office on a limited basis.

●       Knowledge of the ACLU’s mission and the ability to stay abreast of current organizational priorities, including a wide range of civil liberties and civil rights issues.

 Preferred Skills and Competencies:

●       Two years of non-profit development experience.

●       Experience working with a senior ranking member of a management team, managing multiple demands, and changing priorities.

●       Experience with publication and design software applications.

●       Two years of experience with donor databases or constituent relationship management systems, preferably Salesforce and Greater Giving.

●       Confident with technology and willing to learn how to use new databases and online tools.

Reports to: Development Director.

Direct reports: none.

Full-time, exempt position.

Major Duties

·        Assists in the implementation and the design of a successful donor relations program that targets all levels of giving

·        Solicit in-kind gifts and monetary gifts by establishing and managing a portfolio of 30 key donor…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits including paid vacation, nine (9) office holidays; medical, vision, and dental insurance for staff members, and 401(k) plan with employer contribution and match, transportation subsidy, and direct exposure to cutting-edge civil rights work. 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits including paid vacation, nine (9) office holidays; medical, vision, and dental…

Location

Portland, OR

How to Apply

Apply online via our careers page at: www.aclu-or.org/en/about/careers

The position will remain open until filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website.

Apply online via our careers page at: www.aclu-or.org/en/about/careers

The position will remain open until filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website.

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