Development Associate

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Entry Level

Published

07/31/2018

Address

Boston
MA
United States

Description

About the Organization:

Boston Partners in Education (Boston Partners) enhances the academic achievement and nurtures the personal growth of Boston’s public school students by providing them with focused, individualized, in-school support. Boston Partners recruits, trains, places and supports volunteers to work with students in grades kindergarten through twelve, one-on-one or in small groups, primarily during the school day. Boston Partners in Education is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization.


Position Description:

The Development Associate is an entry level full time position providing support to the fundraising and communications functions of the Development team. S/he is supervised by the Corporate Relations Manager and works closely with the Development Director.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains fundraising records in Salesforce CRM
  • Assists with donor stewardship by preparing acknowledgment and thank you letters and assisting with donor events
  • Coordinate three external mailings annually
  • Solicit, track & package items for the annual gala auctions (silent & live)
  • Prepare reports as needed for the Development Director on overall fundraising and individual donors
  • Assist the Development team in prospect research
  • Other duties as assigned


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Competent with databases, Salesforce experience preferred
  • Highly organized, strong attention to details
  • Capable of meeting concurrent deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A self-starter, who is able and willing to take initiative and problem solve
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Works well in collaborative environment
  • Familiar with social media sites
  • Dedication to the mission and values of Boston Partners in Education


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit a cover letter stating reasons for application along with resume to:

Andy Kall

Corporate Relations Manager

Andy_Kall@bostonpartners.org

No phone calls please


Boston Partners in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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