Development Assistant

Job Type

Full Time

Published

06/08/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The Development Assistant will be responsible for all donation processing, donor-data entry, routine fundraising reports, personalized donor receipts, including all gift acknowledgements. The Development Assistant will also help to maintain the department’s development database, assist in prospect research, as well as provide administrative support for fundraising events as needed.


The position will work closely with the Development Operations Manager and National Director of Development to ensure the highest quality donation-tracking and acknowledgement systems are in place to enable the rapid expansion of J Street’s donor base.


Responsibilities

·      Manage and coordinate the data entry and tracking of all asks, pledges, and outstanding payments.

·      Process all contributions to J Street in an accurate and timely manner.

·      Manage and coordinate the gift-acknowledgement process.

·      Provide maximum administrative and technical support to regional team members.

·      Provide necessary reports and data on ad-hoc basis to both central operations as well as regional team members.

 

Desired Skills and Characteristics

Competitive candidates will be highly organized, motivated and communicative, and will have some experience working with various database and donor-communications systems. The ideal candidate will have some professional development-office experience, including database management, in a medium ($2 million) to large size ($20 million) non-profit.


The ideal candidate will also possess the following attributes:

  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel background and quantitative background;
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet numerous deadlines;
  • Eager to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and goal-driven environment;
  • Flexibility adapting to a developing organizational structure;
  • Excellent editing, and proofreading skills;
  • Experience with multiple database platforms as well as some experience with basic information design and reporting;
  • Some event-planning experience preferred;
  • A strong commitment to J Street’s pro-Israel/pro-peace mission.

 

 

Salary and Benefits

Salary for this full-time position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, paid time off on many federal and Jewish holidays, health and dental insurance, company-paid life insurance, a 401k program and a flexible spending account.

 

To Apply

Please submit the three below items by e-mail to resumes@jstreet.org and indicate “Development Assistant” in the subject line:

1.    Cover Letter:

In one page, please explain why you are interested in the position and describe (in detail) your relevant experiences and skill sets per the job responsibilities and job qualifications outlined above.

2.    Resume

3.    List of Three References


This position is available immediately. Applications are being accepted immediately and the position will be filled as quickly as possible.


J Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Benefits

Salary for this full-time position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, paid time off on many federal and Jewish holidays, health and dental insurance, company-paid life insurance, a 401k program and a flexible spending account. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

resumes@jstreet.org
http://jstreet.org

Please submit the three below items by e-mail to resumes@jstreet.org and indicate “Development Assistant” in the subject line:

1.    Cover Letter:

In one page, please explain why you are interested in the position and describe (in detail) your relevant experiences and skill sets per the job responsibilities and job qualifications outlined above.

2.    Resume

3.    List of Three References


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