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Development Assistant

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The Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, Inc


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Published 24 days ago

$30,000 - $33,000

ABOUT NCS:  Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter (NCS) helps New Yorkers who have a history of homelessness, often compounded by mental illness or substance use, to achieve their highest level of independence. We were established in 1982 by faith and community leaders on Manhattan’s Upper East Side who believed that homelessness is the responsibility of the entire community. More than 35 years later we are still guided by the principle that neighbors should help neighbors.  


NCS provides New Yorkers who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with a home, a community, and access to the services that they need to thrive.


REPORTS TO: Development and Communications Officer


BASIC FUNCTION: The Development Assistant plays an important role in supporting and participating in all aspects of Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter’s fundraising efforts. You will assist the development and communications staff in managing logistical details of special events, serve as the steward of the agency’s donor database, support the creation of design elements, and provides clerical and administrative support.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Development:

  • Generating and tracking acknowledgement letters
  • Assisting in production and distribution of programmatic, promotional and development materials, ensuring that there is adequate inventory
  • Providing support for all events and community outreach activities
  • Maintaining charitable registration status in appropriate states

Communications:

  • Design monthly e-newsletters using Constant Contact and biannual print newsletters using Canva
  • Creating graphics using Canva for use on social media and in emails
  • Generating content for NCS’s social networking feeds and website

Donor Perfect Online:

  • Entering donations
  • Updating donor information and creating records for new donors
  • Running donor reports, mailing lists, and campaign reports

Providing clerical and administrative support to Development and Communications Officer and Chief Development Officer:

  • E-filing all departmental paperwork
  • Maintaining digital files of all grant proposals and responses
  • Processing appeal and event mailings
  • Ordering departmental supplies
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s Degree or 2-3 years of relevant work experience required

• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel

• Familiarity with major social networking sites, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

• Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills

• Organized and detail-oriented

• Ability to maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environment

• Office experience is preferable 

• Proficiency in Donor Perfect is preferable

• Experience using Canva and Constant Contact are a pluses




HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter and a resume to search@ncsinc.org


NCS is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered regardless of race, creed, color, religion, citizenship or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected status.


ABOUT NCS:  Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter (NCS) helps New Yorkers who have a history of homelessness, often compounded by mental illness or substance use, to achieve their highest level of independence. We were established in 1982 by…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Location

On-site
50 Broadway, Suite 1301, New York, NY 10004

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