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Development Assistant

The Development Assistant works directly with the Development Director to coordinate fundraising initiatives in support of Dawn Farm. Position is responsible for assisting in maintaining donor management database, event planning, and assisting with special projects such as succession planning, large mailings, and other tasks in support of the organization’s sustainability and growth.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Friendly demeanor and positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Detail-oriented, adaptable, and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Willingness to work collaboratively
  • 2 years min. experience in an office environment preferred
  • Experience with event management and/or database management preferred

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with any aspect of donor solicitation as needed
  • Assist in maintenance of donor management program; including gift processing, acknowledgements, and updating constituents
  • Assist in planning and implementation of events
  • Assist in coordinating and managing volunteer services
  • Assist in management of in-kind donation program
  • Assist with management of direct mail campaigns
  • Assist in creation of training materials and training program for future development staff

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Possible volunteer management in association with special projects such as events or large mailings

HOURS:

10-15 hours/week

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and cover letter to Olivia at ovigiletti@dawnfarm.org. Please feel free to send
questions or inquiries as well.

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