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Job Title: Development Assistant/Database Administrator

Date Last Updated: 5/20/2014
Job ID #: 10884

Role/Job Category: Campaign/Financial Resource Development
Organization Name: Jewish Community Association of Greater Phoenix
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Status: Full-Time

Description: 

Development Assistant/Database Administrator
Jewish Community Association of Greater Phoenix

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES: 
The Development Assistant/Database Administrator will assist all members of the development team as well as assume primary responsibility for administering the Association’s fundraising database.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Maintain and update fundraising database profiles
  • Enter gifts and pledges into database
  • Generate pledge cards and reports
  • Provide reports to and respond to inquiries from volunteer solicitors 
  • Prepare acknowledgment letters and statements
  • Triage incoming calls for Development team
  • Provide support for various events (both large and small)
  • Manage event registration and assist with event planning
  • Coordinate meeting logistics, attend meetings and take minutes when requested
  • Provide support for developing and maintaining systems
  • Provide support for other fundraising activities, e.g., mailings and phonations’
  • Perform basic research and other duties as assigned

Required Skills / Abilities / Characteristics:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, passionate about customer service (both internal and external), and ability to adapt communication style to various audiences
  • Ability to work without supervision, take initiative and design and implement systems.
  • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills required, including: advanced use of Microsoft Office; familiarity with (or willingness to learn) online tools and programs that will streamline administrative processes; comfortable with (or willingness and ability to learn): Doodle, Survey Monkey, Internet research tools and other resources to collect information; desire to learn and use new technology, including contact relationship management and grants management systems, to streamline and simplify administrative functions of the department.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills; research skills; ability to analyze, think critically and explain alternatives clearly.
  • Ability to work as part of a professional team with enthusiasm and commitment.
  • Fast learner, hard worker and team player with a positive can-do attitude and a willingness to always be learning and improving skill sets.
  • Embrace challenges and work to improve the administrative functions of the department and the organization as a whole.
  • Demonstrated skills in event management preferred.
  • Knowledge of Jewish values and previous work in the Jewish community a plus. 

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: 
Scottsdale, Arizona – Administrative offices

SCHEDULE:
As needed and required by the position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS: 
Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

EDUCATION / SPECIALIZED TRAINING: 
A bachelor’s degree or minimum of two years of experience in a non-profit organization.

EXPERIENCE: 
Minimum 3 years of experience in database administration, including adding records, updating profiles, generating reports, etc. Prior experience with Sage and/or Constant Contact a plus.

SAFETY: 
MUST PRACTICE AND PROMOTE SAFETY AT ALL TIMES

 

 

 

 




Desired Education Degree/Level: Bachelor's

Career Level: 2-5 yrs. experience

How To Apply
Contact For Job: JFNA-MCLE-CM
Contact Title: Consultant
Preferred Contact Method: E-mail
Submit Resume to: personnel@jewishfederations.org
Additional Information: 


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