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Donor Engagement Assistant

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About the Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation is the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to New York City’s largest borough. We are on a mission to spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital, and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn.

Since its founding in 2009, Brooklyn Community Foundation has provided over $75 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofits through its Community Fund and Donor Advised Fund program. The Foundation’s innovative community-led approach stems from Brooklyn Insights, a project that engaged nearly 1,000 residents across Brooklyn.

Visit www.BrooklynCommunityFoundation.org for more information.

Position Overview

The Donor Engagement Assistant (DEA) reports directly to the Foundation’s Vice President of Donor Engagement (VPDE). The DEA supports the functioning of the Development team and partners closely with the Donor Engagement Associate and the Vice President of Donor Engagement. This position plays an integral role in the growth, maintenance, stewardship, and cultivation of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s donor base through prospect research, database management, mailings, events, and relationship building and management.

Responsibilities

include but are not limited to the following:

Data Management (40%)

  • Primary administrator of Salesforce database for donor information- includes updating donor data, tracking and logging account notes and emails, etc.
  • Process and track incoming gifts through Foundation mail, stock transfer requests, EFT, and Classy 
  • Process and track incoming gifts from external platforms (Benevity, FB, YourCause, GiveGab, etc.)
  • Assist with fundraising revenue reporting and reconciliation with Finance Team
  • Build Salesforce reports as needed
  • Assign and track engagement tasks in Salesforce for Donor Engagement Associate and the Vice President of Donor Engagement
  • Manage board and Development solicitation lists in Salesforce
  • Compile donor outreach lists for Donor Engagement Associate and the Vice President of Donor Engagement

Donor Relations and Admin Support (40%)

  • Generate and distribute acknowledgement letters (and/or handwritten notes, as necessary) for donations received
  • Provide administrative support for liaising with donors (recommendations, answering questions, etc.)
  • Follow-up on outstanding payments and pledges
  • Assist with Foundation mailings (annual appeal, impact report, etc.)
  • Assist with Spark Prize Committee management
  • Conduct prospect research on new/existing donors and sponsors, and maintain list of prospects

Donor Education and Events (20%)

·        Assist with the planning and execution of special events, in-home donor/board events, site visits, and webinars

·        Manage invite lists and track attendance and engagement in Salesforce

·        Field event related inquiries  

Racial Justice Work

  • Actively participate in the Foundation’s cross-departmental racial equity working groups

 About the Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation is the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to New York City’s largest borough. We are on a mission to spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital, and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn.

Since its founding in 2009, Brooklyn Community Foundation has provided over $75 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofits through its Community Fund and Donor Advised Fund program. The Foundation’s innovative community-led approach stems from Brooklyn Insights, a project that engaged nearly 1,000 residents across Brooklyn.

Visit www.BrooklynCommunityFoundation.org for more information.

Position Overview

The Donor Engagement Assistant (DEA) reports directly to the Foundation’s Vice President of Donor Engagement (VPDE). The DEA supports the functioning of the Development team and partners closely with the Donor Engagement Associate and the Vice President of Donor Engagement. This position plays an integral role in the growth, maintenance, stewardship, and cultivation of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s donor base through prospect research, database management, mailings, events, and relationship building and management.

Responsibilities

include but are not limited to the following:

Data Management (40%)

  • Primary administrator of Salesforce database for donor information- includes updating donor data, tracking and logging account notes and emails, etc.
  • Process and track incoming gifts through Foundation mail, stock transfer requests, EFT, and Classy 
  • Process and track incoming gifts from external platforms (Benevity, FB, YourCause, GiveGab, etc.)
  • Assist with fundraising revenue reporting and reconciliation with Finance Team
  • Build Salesforce reports as needed
  • Assign and track engagement tasks in Salesforce for Donor Engagement Associate and the Vice President of Donor Engagement
  • Manage board and Development solicitation lists in Salesforce
  • Compile donor outreach lists for Donor Engagement Associate and the Vice President of Donor Engagement

Donor Relations and Admin Support (40%)

  • Generate and distribute acknowledgement letters (and/or handwritten notes, as necessary) for donations received
  • Provide administrative support for liaising with donors (recommendations, answering questions, etc.)
  • Follow-up on outstanding payments and pledges
  • Assist with Foundation mailings (annual appeal, impact report, etc.)
  • Assist with Spark Prize Committee management
  • Conduct prospect research on new/existing donors and sponsors, and maintain list of prospects

 Donor Education and Events (20%)

·        Assist with the planning and execution of special events, in-home donor/board events, site visits, and webinars

·        Manage invite lists and track attendance and engagement in Salesforce

·        Field event related inquiries  

  Racial Justice Work

  • Actively participate in the Foundation’s cross-departmental racial equity working groups

 

About the Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation is the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to New York City’s largest borough. We are on a mission to spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital, and expertise…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 18, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
USD $55,000 - USD $65,000
/ year
The salary for this position ranges from $55K-$65K, commensurate with experience.

Benefits

This is a full-time position located in Brooklyn, NY that occasionally requires early morning, evening, and weekend work. The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package, which includes generous paid time off, employer-paid health and dental insurance, and a friendly work environment.

Brooklyn Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In alignment with its Racial Justice Lens, the Foundation is committed to maintaining a staff that diversifies philanthropy, including lifting up the leadership of people from communities historically underrepresented in the field and those directly affected by structural racism, centering them in decision-making. Additionally, the Foundation does not base any hiring decisions on an applicant’s history of involvement in the criminal justice system.

This is a full-time position located in Brooklyn, NY that occasionally requires early morning, evening, and weekend work. The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Associated Location
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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