Job Summary: The Development Assistant works as part of the Resource Development team to execute elements of the annual fundraising and communications plans, process gifts, manage donor database systems, assist with donor cultivation, and provide support for organizational events
Primary Responsibilities: Gift Processing and Donor Stewardship
• Work with Development and Accounting teams to process all types of donations and ensure accurate recording and acknowledgement of gifts within set timeline and standards
• Prepare and assist with donor recognition materials as outlined in stewardship plan including notes, cards, newsletters, plaques, etc.
• Assist with Annual Appeal fundraising efforts

Database Management
• Maintain data entry standards and perform cleanup on an on-going basis
• Maintain consistency of donor information and accuracy of database information
• Assist with reports, mailing lists, and query generation to support campaigns and projects
• Process donor information, generate and send all relevant correspondence, thank you letters, etc.
• Coordinate printing of mailing labels and donor lists for appeal letters and other correspondence
• Maintain hardcopy records of all donations as applicable
• Responsible for generating and sending end of year tax letters
• Provide excellent customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our donors

Special Events
• Serve as point person for guest stewardship at all fundraising and cultivation events including RSVP, registration and general support
• Follow up for item solicitation, tracking and inventory for silent auction
• Assist in planning and executing logistics for marketing and PR events, including booths at festivals or community events as well as Boys & Girls Club week and other Club sponsored events

Grant Management
• Assist with managing calendar of due dates for grant applications and reports
• Maintain hard copy files of grant-related correspondence
Desired Qualifications: Knowledge:
• Management of multiple priorities and attentive to details
• Must be friendly, outgoing, team-oriented and flexible
• Possess thorough understanding of computer programs and proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 including MS Outlook, Word and Excel
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Comfortable engaging with the public, speaking on the phone, making cold calls, and working with vendors, donors, and community partners
Other Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
• 1-2 years of related experience
• Experience with donor database software such as Donor Perfect, Raiser’s Edge or similar is essential
• Non-profit experience preferred
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check
• Must be able to pass Drug Screening
• Be adaptable and flexible to change
• Assume other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
Benefits / Why Work for Us: Benefits of working at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake:
• PTO accruals, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K, bonus potential, etc.
• Professional development; mentorship with industry leaders, organization wide training, professional development scholarships
• Large network of Boys & Girls Clubs professionals across the country
How to Apply:
Compensation Type: Annual salary
Salary/Wage: 33,500-39,500
Closing Date: 7/9/2020
Status: Full Time
Location: Murray


Organization Website: Visit website
Contact Name: Cheyenne Russell