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Brooklyn Public Library | Brooklyn, NY
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BPL’s Development Department seeks an energetic and motivated self-starter for the role of Development Associate. Reporting to the Financial Data Analyst but providing database support and financial reporting to the department as a whole, the Associate will support the Financial Data Analyst with entry and allocation for gifts into Raisers Edge, reconciling with Finance at the end of the month and providing reports as requested by members of the department. Other responsibilities include prospect research, and generating acknowledgements.

Responsibilities:

  • Gift entry into Raiser’s Edge database:
  • Enter and allocate pledges and donations efficiently and accurately; code for category, mailing, campaign, etc.
  • Batch gifts using RE NXT/Classic View
  • Gift processing:
  • Process recurring gifts using First Data/Payeezy/Paypal
  • Process matching gifts
  • Manually process credit card donations and refunds using First Data POS (Virtual Terminal)
  • Communicate with donors on issues related to gifts and pledges
  • Conduct monthly and YE reconciliations (Cash, credit cards and pledges)
  • Export queries from Raiser’s Edge for purposes of mail merges and donor giving reports
  • Enter information for the gala and other special events into the Raisers Edge event module
  • Create clear reports for Finance and members of the Development team
  • Conduct prospect research as requested
  • Generate acknowledgements from templates
  • Assist with other daily tasks and special projects as assigned, including special events where necessary

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of two years related non-profit experience, preferably in development
  • Experience with Raisers Edge data entry and reporting required
  • Experience with prospect research a plus
  • Extremely organized with great attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, particularly Finance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interface with donors via email, on the phone and in person
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and prioritize work assignments to meet deadline
  • High ethical standards and good judgment to effectively handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent computer skills, especially MS Office & MS Excel
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends



BPL’s Development Department seeks an energetic and motivated self-starter for the role of Development Associate. Reporting to the Financial Data Analyst but providing database support and financial reporting to the department as a…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

We offer an excellent and comprehensive benefits plan including:
  • NYC Health Benefit Plan: All new hires will be enrolled in the Emblem Health HIP HMO Preferred Plan. After one year of employment, employees can elect to change their health plan and will have the option to select from different providers.
  • Dental and optical benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account: for childcare and medical expenses
  • Long Term Disability & Term Life Insurance
  • Participation in the New York State Local Retirement System (NYSLRS): where employees make a contribution of their gross salary, starting at 3% with a cap of 6%
  • Several Tax Deferred Annuity Options: 457 plan (New York State Deferred Compensation) and 403b plans (TIAA-Cref and Valic)
  • Minimum of 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Pre-tax transit and parking benefits
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Discounts on gym memberships, electronics, rental cars, entertainment and more


We offer an excellent and comprehensive benefits plan including:
  • NYC Health Benefit Plan: All new hires will be enrolled in the Emblem Health HIP HMO Preferred Plan. After one year…

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers-bklynlibrary.icims.com/jobs/1999/development-associate/job


Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers-bklynlibrary.icims.com/jobs/1999/development-associate/job


Location

10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238

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