Development Operations Assistant

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience




42-40 Bell Boulevard
Suite 205
United States



Founded in 1972 with national offices in Bayside-Queens, The Tourette Association of America is the premier national nonprofit organization working to make life better for all people affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders.



The Development Operations Assistant works within the Development Department and is an administrative and data support position which reports to the National Director of Development, with oversight from the Development Operations Coordinator.  This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organizational and administrative skills. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and be able to work well under pressure, as well as handle confidential matters with discretion. The Development Operations Assistant works primarily with both the Development and Finance teams. This is an integral part of the Development team and requires flexibility and strong attention to detail.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Finance and Development teams, process all incoming revenue including checks, credit card and cash donations into database, ensuring income coding and donor information is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Manage all data input processes to ensure correct department protocols are followed.
  • Create donor acknowledgement documentation for senior leadership, as well as create personal acknowledgement correspondence for special donation recognition requests.
  • Update constituent database on regular basis ensuring all information is correct and up-to-date.
  • Serve as primary support contact and administrator for donor profiles and financial reports.
  • Coordinates Development Department mailings as required.
  • Assists Development Operations Coordinator on membership projects.
  • Assist in the implementation and processing of quarterly financial reporting by chapters, maintain records and files provide the chapters with dues reports and coordinate with the finance department on bi-annual Unified Dues check disbursement
  • Facilitate processing and inputting of chapter databases
  • Provides research and additional assistance on special projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience will be considered.
  • One – three years of experience with strong preference for prior nonprofit and fundraising experience.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills a must. Capable of handling diversified assignments and adaptable to change.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and other Office platforms. Experience in Raiser’s Edge, Luminate and Donor Search platforms.
  • Travel for events as required. Nights and weekends as needed.


Health, dental, 403(b) retirement

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

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