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Development Associate

Foundation

 

Address   Franciscan Alliance
    1701 Creasy Lane
    Lafayette, IN 47905

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Associates Preferred

WHAT WE NEED

Organized development associate

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The Development Associate is a vital part in supporting services for the Franciscan Alliance Foundation. This role requires someone who can help maintain the donor database, while consistently maintaining communication and planning events. If you like working as part of a team, this job has it all.

Are you organized and detail-oriented? Do you pride yourself in your planning skills?  Do you work well with others? We have a position that needs your skills.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Work closely with Marketing to develop and coordinate all donor and prospect communication with support from public relations including mailings, case collateral (brochures, pledge forms, one-pagers), and stewardship items.
  • Assist with managing the divisional Foundation donor database, including maintenance of donor records, donor information updates, and data clean-up.
  • Produce and manage donor/prospect reports and lists to support development activities, as needed.
  • Manage the logistics of the foundation’s annual campaign including donor communications, volunteer coordination, events, employee campaigns, and donor stewardship.
  • Collaborate with assigned foundation staff and volunteers to coordinate fundraising activities such as events, cause marketing programs, joint public relations and marketing activities, and joint fundraising efforts with community-based organizations.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior experience in Fundraising, Communications, and/or Public Relations.
  • Handle various special projects on an ongoing basis while addressing daily needs for the office.
  • Advanced computer skills required, including, but not limited to Windows operating system (Windows 7 or higher), Microsoft Office Suite programs (2003 and or higher) with strong emphasis on Outlook and Excel, Raiser's Edge or comparable donor database management system, and use of internet.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Perform calculations to determine results.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Manipulate data and develop reports.
  • Follow directions as communicated in a variety of ways.
  • Understanind of all aspects of fundraising principles and best practices with focus on the annual fund, special events, and moves management.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Learn quickly and through multiple channels.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Deliver presentations and public speaking engagements.
  • Convey complex subject matter, simply.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Accurately write, proofread, and edit some basic reports and correspondence with emphasis on appropriate use of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s):

Certification(s):

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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Nearest Major Market: Lafayette