The Development Assistant will be an integral part of the Development team, maintaining an effective infrastructure to support the Development Department. The Development Assistant will ensure the proper acceptance, recording, processing and acknowledgment of gifts and pledges; support the growth of our individual giving program through donor stewardship; and assist with fundraising events. The incumbent will maintain relevant information about individual, corporate, foundation and government funders, ACC monthly giving program, honorary and memorial gifts, bequests, matching gifts and in-kind donations. He/she will work independently and as a team member, participating in special events and other fundraising activities.
Donor Database Management (40%)
Donor Relations (30%)
Special Events (30%)
We are looking for a candidate with excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail. Capable of prioritizing projects, meeting deadlines, and multi-tasking in a fast paced environment. Be creative and have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity. Knowledge of and passion for the health, welfare, and protection of animals. Must have a genuine love of animals!
Education and Work Experience
Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Office, and an interest and ability in learning new software. Knowledge in Luminate and Import-O-Matic Software, a plus.
ACC has five locations across the five boroughs and a corporate headquarters in downtown Manhattan. This position is located in our headquarters and includes occasional visits to the other animal sheltering locations. The headquarters has an office cat and on occasion other animals. When visiting shelter locations, employee may be exposed to odors or airborne particles including animal fur and toxic chemicals, and high levels of noise.
Reports to: Director of Development
Overtime: This is a non-union position and is eligible for overtime.
The Development Assistant will be an integral part of the Development team, maintaining an effective infrastructure to support the Development Department. The Development Assistant will ensure the proper acceptance…