The Development Assistant ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the administrative functions of Development department. This position is responsible for maintaining Development database, creating reports, drafting correspondence, coordinating meetings and event planning. This position has a large scope of growth within Development Department and will be mentored by a team of experts in Individual, Major, Corporate, Institutional Fundraisers, and a Prospect Researcher. This position reports to the Development Manager.
Assists Development staff in the many stages of design, publication and production of fundraising materials, development procedures, while acting as a liaison between development staff and donors.
Processes credit cards, invoices and expense reports and Grant reporting.
Provides meeting support for Development department including scheduling, creating agendas, preparing materials and taking meeting minutes.
Works closely with the VP of Development to develop Board reports.
Processes gifts; updates database (Salesforce) and records, daily recording of all incoming information.
Oversees all communications including gift acknowledgments, phone and email inquiries.
Assists in the planning and implementation of events and donor cultivation.
Performs other duties as required.
Assists with other Development department duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in any field or equivalent work experience in a not-for-profit organization.
Previous Development office administrative experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Basic math and accounting skills.
Excellent in-person, phone, and electronic-based interpersonal skills.
High proficiency and efficiency with administrative tasks.
Project management skills, and the ability to manage and track multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups of individuals from a variety of educational, social and economic backgrounds.
Proven leadership skills and ability to influence and partner/collaborate with others. Must be highly collaborative and open to multiple perspectives.
Proficiency with, and ability to conduct, intermediate tasks within Microsoft Office Suite applications and various cloud based office applications.
Ability to utilize self-learning systems.
Possess a professional demeanor, poise under pressure with strong attention to detail, and well-developed time management skills.
Knowledge or relevant experience of donor CRM (Salesforce preferred but not required).
Respects and has knowledge of cultures, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than one’s own, able to work effectively with all.
Additional Salary Information: Salary+Benefits
Internal Number: GB383
About Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin County
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
As one of the most established and successful social enterprises in the country, Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties, Inc. leads the field through innovation, continuous improvement, and a commitment to those we serve. The businesses we grow and operate (e.g. retail stores, E-commerce, specialty boutiques, value stores, and salvage businesses) fund local job placement and employment training opportunities that give people a second chance to build a sustainable livelihood.
Although we are in our 100th year of service, we approach our work like an innovative start-up with unlimited potential. We seek bright, resilient and caring strategic thinkers to join us as we greet a new century of innovation, achievement, and social and environmental responsibility.