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Development & Communications Associate

Organization:
Community Servings
Job Title: Development & Communications Associate
Job Type:
Development
City:
Boston
State:
Massachusetts
Job Search Ends:
March 23rd, 2018
Organization's Website:

Performs varied administrative duties including data management, donor acknowledgements, mass mailing production and control, special events support, and social media communications.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Data Management and Finance

  • Performs data entry of donations and donor information
  • Processes individual gifts and corporate and foundation grants
  • Codes and tracks matching gifts
  • Processes credit cards
  • Works closely with the Finance department to ensure that all income is properly coded and processed
  • Conducts monthly reconciling of donations and bank deposits
  • Assures that all monthly giving is properly downloaded and tracked in donor database
  • Prepares batch reports and acknowledgement letters
  • Ensures proper filing of paperwork for individual, corporate and foundation gifts
  • Prepares data for imports
  • Updates donor database with changes to contact information and gift coding
  • Works with Finance to ensure the agency is fully up to date with registrations in all states we solicit donations in
  • Works closely with the Development Operations and Database Manager

Special Events

  • Serves as liaison to various volunteer committees, specifically the Balloon Pop sub-committee of the LifeSavor planning committee and the contact for Pie Sellers
  • Is the lead staff person to assist the LifeSavor Balloon Pop co-chairs in securing donations for that portion of the event which raises $30,000
  • Is the lead staff person working with Pie in the Sky sellers to ensure they have the tools needed to sell pies for the event which raises over $800,000 cumulatively
  • Works with the Special Events Manager to assist with all aspects of LifeSavor and Pie in the Sky to ensure the events are successful
  • Works on-site at events, including volunteer management and donor relations
  • Assists with the implementation LifeSavor and Pie in the Sky
  • Processes all pie payments and pie orders for Pie in the Sky
  • Assists with Capital Campaign events as needed by the team

Communications

  • Creates and schedules content, monitors posts, conversations and user feedback, and maintains agency presence on social media sites, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Writes content for e-communications and website, including newsletter articles, nutrition tips, recipes, volunteer recruitment emails, etc.
  • Works closely with Communications Manager to implement marketing and communications strategy around agency branding and key agency initiatives

Press Materials

  • Creates press packets for Press, VIPs and tours
  • Organizes and maintains press clippings files

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced office environment
  • Expertise in MS Office products required, experience with SalesForce or other database platform desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with employees, volunteers, vendors, and clients of different cultural and ethnic persuasions is a must
  • Night and weekend work may be required before and during select events
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

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