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Development Associate

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Meds & Food for Kids
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St. Louis, MO

Meds & Food for Kids


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Published 9 days ago

February 26, 2021
Competitive salary based on experience

The Development Associate supports Meds & Food for Kids’ fundraising efforts through database management, gift processing and special projects. This Associate will also assist the Chief Development & Mission Officer in activities related to the general marketing of MFK as an international non-profit operating in the country of Haiti.

This position will bring a strong, results-oriented passion and expertise to the MFK development team in order to leverage accurate donor data, create successful fundraising events and campaigns, and contribute to the overall success of MFK’s fundraising strategy.

This position requires strong background in database entry and management, compelling writing skills, a love of research, a willingness to take initiative, independent thinking and problem solving, a positive and “can do” attitude, adaptability, and a commitment to the success of Meds & Food for Kids’ mission to save lives and ignite economic development in Haiti.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing Blackbaud eTapestry database to ensure integrity and accuracy of donor data entries
  • Crafting acknowledgement letters, pledge communications, notes, reports and mailing lists
  • Working with the Chief Development & Mission Officer to coordinate the Gala and other fundraising campaigns
  • Creating printed and online communications to donors including newsletters, eblasts, annual report, social media and other direct mail appeals and solicitations
  • Assisting Chief Development & Mission Officer in all administrative activities including, but not limited to: tracking calendar and activities, scheduling of outreach meetings, preparing documents, setting up meetings & events, filing, archiving, and other general development administrative activities.

IDEAL PROFILE:  SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two or more years development experience at an established nonprofit or other entity related to MFK’s mission
  • The ability to work independently and as a cooperative team member in a small and fast-paced office
  • An aptitude for problem solving, multitasking, and strategic thinking
  • Thrives when tackling complex challenges daily in a rapidly changing, high-paced working environment with an international staff and evolving on the ground needs
  • Strong communications skills with ability to write clear, persuasive and inspiring content
  • Self-starter, high energy, positive, collaborative, flexible and high attention to detail

 


The Development Associate supports Meds & Food for Kids’ fundraising efforts through database management, gift processing and special projects. This Associate will also assist the Chief Development & Mission Officer in…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

paid vacation, holidays and health insurance

paid vacation, holidays and health insurance

Level of Language Proficiency

English as first language; French and/or Haitian Creole helpful but not required

English as first language; French and/or Haitian Creole helpful but not required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
4488 Forest Park Ave, suite 230, St. Louis, MO 63108

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to lplummer@mfkhaiti.org. Please put Development Associate in subject line. Only finalists will receive response.

Please send cover letter and resume to lplummer@mfkhaiti.org. Please put Development Associate in subject line. Only finalists will receive response.

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