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Development Assistant, Individual Giving

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Brooklyn Museum
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Brooklyn, NY
New
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Published 10 days ago

The Development Assistant, Individual Giving provides direct support to the Individual Giving team, playing an integral role in the Museum’s advancement efforts at a pivotal moment in our history.

Qualifications:

A successful candidate will meet many of these requirements, and have the desire and capacity to learn the rest on the job.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least one year of related professional experience in development
  • Clear, concise, and professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Raiser's Edge and Microsoft Office
  • Poised, professional engagement with colleagues, donors, and other stakeholders
  • Mature judgment and discretion when handling confidential and/or sensitive information
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, especially when communicating on behalf of the Director of Individual Giving and other senior Development staff
  • A high level of personal motivation, agency, and ownership of assigned projects and tasks
  • Ability to meet competing deadlines on time, work independently, and exercise thoughtful prioritization
  • Sense of humor, collegial approach, and equanimity

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Individual Giving by managing appointment calendars, fielding phone calls, drafting correspondence and memoranda, entering data in Raiser's Edge, and helping to maintain the Director's portfolio
  • Assist the Individual Giving team's moves management process by maintaining prospect lists, benefit fulfillments, and fundraising timelines; keeping proposals up to date in Raiser's Edge; and drafting templates
  • Work with the Development Operations team to process individual gifts, track pledges, and craft and send gift acknowledgments
  • Assist with management of patron renewal notices
  • Conduct donor research and prepare memos
  • Help manage and support donor cultivation events, including early-stage planning, check-in and logistics, and liaising with vendors
  • Perform administrative tasks for the Individual Giving team, including financial and human resources reporting
  • Work on special projects and other tasks, as assigned

Start date: Immediately

Department: Development

Reports to: Director of Individual Giving

Position type: Full-time

Union status: Non-union

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

The Development Assistant, Individual Giving provides direct support to the Individual Giving team, playing an integral role in the Museum’s advancement efforts at a pivotal moment in our history.

Qualifications:

A successful candidate…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

How to Apply

Please visit our website to apply: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/about/careers/development_assistant_individual_giving

Please visit our website to apply: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/about/careers/development_assistant_individual_giving

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