Job Opening: Development Assistant

February 14, 2012

TITLE:  Development Assistant

REPORTS TO: Director of Development and Wild & Scenic Events

JOB DESCRIPTION:  This Development Assistant position is an excellent opportunity to gain fundraising experience at a well established non-profit organization by supporting SYRCL’s Director of Development and Wild & Scenic Events.  This position requires up to 20 hours per week to perform duties related to our growing membership and donor needs.   Main work hours are Monday-Friday 9 am -5 pm.  The Development Assistant will work directly with the Director of Development and Wild & Scenic Events and will provide membership, donation, database and clerical support.  This individual should plan to take initiative, work hard, enjoy a fast-paced environment and like working as part of a team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enter new & renewing member information into database
  • Enter all other donations into database
  • Print  & mail thank you letters
  • Update and maintain addresses within database
  • File hard copies of membership & donation forms
  • Query, Print & mail first, second & third renewal reminders monthly
  • E-mail first renewal reminder, where applicable
  • Support Wild & Scenic On Tour with weekly mailings of Event Kits
  • Telephone lapsed members on a weekly basis to try and get their renewal
  • Coordinate periodic volunteer phone bank events
  • Tabling to promote SYRCL and membership occasionally required
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience working in a high energy office setting; non-profit work experience a plus.  Ability to work cooperatively with staff and volunteers.  Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides follow-through on areas of responsibility and is detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.  Computer skills required including proficiency with Word and Excel.  Excellent verbal and writing skills.  Experience with File Maker Pro is a plus.  Bachelors Degree preferred but not required.  Positive, self motivated, and quick learning performer highly valued.  This position requires confidentiality  and a sense of humor is a must.

REQUIREMENTS:

Complex reading and writing, clerical, attention to detail, confidentiality, math skills, good judgment and decision making.  Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires frequent computer use and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPENSATION:

This part-time position starts at $12/hour.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

This position is open until filled.

Submit your resume and cover letter electronically to Melinda Booth, Director of Development and Wild & Scenic Events, melinda@syrcl.org.

No phone calls, please.

 

SYRCL is an equal opportunity employer.

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