OBJECTIVE:

Reporting to the Director of Special Events & Digital Fundraising, the Development & Grant Associate administers the Raiser’s Edge database and applies to grants on behalf of the organization. The position also helps execute fundraising events.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Development Associate duties include, but may not be limited to, the following:

I. Administration of Raiser’s Edge Database

    • Plays a key role in ensuring the management and integrity of the organization’s fundraising database
    • Create and run data reports that are accurate and timely and assist in developing compelling research to help reach the strategic fundraising goals
    • Enter all development-related checks and pledges in database
    • Reconcile fundraising results with finance office records on a weekly basis
    • Assist with ongoing implementation and consistent usage of the database by all staff and troubleshoot issues
    • Research and apply for grants as they pertain to C-CAP’s fundraising goals
    • Manage the schedule of all proposal and reporting deadlines
    • Create and run all queries in the Raiser’s Edge database for all locations pertaining to student demographics and program outputs, and analyze, program evaluations to communicate trending data and impact
    • Develop donor lists, mailing lists, invitation lists, email outreach lists,

II. Events

    • Annual Benefit – Assist New York Staff and Event Consultant to execute Annual Benefit in New York, with a particular focus on the auction, that raises close to $1 million annually
    • Junior Board Fundraisers – Assist Director of Special Events & Digital Fundraising to administer 2-3 events per year
    • Assist with publishing events on WordPress for all C-CAP locations

III. Communications

    • Work with the development team on donor sections for the Annual Report

IV. Administrative

    • Answer the phone and door when Administrative Assistant is not readily available
    • Handle incoming and outgoing mail when Administrative Assistant is out of the office

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 1-2 years of successful and skilled non-profit database experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong volunteer management abilities
  • Strong knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Knowledge of WordPress and Mailchimp is a plus.
  • Proven event management execution
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing and able to take direction and then work independently
  • Desires creative ownership of projects
  • Flexibility and agility within a small office are essential

Please send resume and cover letter to hr@ccapinc.org. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.