The Development Associate helps the Development Officer with developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining strategic initiatives, and with creating and implementing an annual diversified fundraising plan.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Processes all cash gifts to the Louisville Urban League using Raiser’s Edge software, and in conjunction with the LUL Accounting Office.
- Responsible for accurate gift data entry into Raiser’s Edge database within 48 hours of receipt.
- Oversees the production of donor acknowledgements within 48 hours of receipt.
- Manages the Development Office’s gift calendar, including processing and mailing invoices to donors, and verbal and written reminders.
- Assists the Development Officer with maintaining the grants calendar.
- Partners cross-organizationally to research, track, and submit grants to outside organizations.
- Generates revenue and analysis reports from Raiser’s Edge as needed.
- Helps Development Officer create and implement the Louisville Urban League’s Development Plan, including annual appeals, major donors, grants, corporate and individual appeals, social media, and special events.
- Supports the Development Officer with the design and implementation of appeal campaigns, membership drives, and other fundraising communications and strategies.
Other duties as assigned: This job description summarizes the position’s major duties and responsibilities. The incumbent may be asked to perform other job-related tasks.
Salary Range: $35,000 - $45,000
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge and experience with data entry systems and reporting.
- Ability to navigate social media tools: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
- Proficiency with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platforms and other databases such as Salesforce, email databases, and development software.
- Strong technical skills with Google applications and competencies to learn and use applications used by the organization.
- Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment and to handle and manage multiple projects to meet timelines and deadlines.
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow through with minimal direction.
- Must have attention to detail, project management skills, and high organizational skills.
- Possess excellent time management skills, including being able to work independently and complete tasks in specified time periods.
- Exhibits professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality.
- Must be available evenings and weekends for programs and agency-related activities.
- Must be consistently punctual in attendance.
- Willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations.
- Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.
Education and/or Experience
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required; a graduate degree in nonprofit management, public administration, social services administration, or a related field is preferred.
- Two or more years' experience in a related field, preferably in a non-profit fundraising setting.
- Proven experience with working with donors.
How to Apply:
Job posting here.
No phone calls.