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Development Assistant

Company: Ozarks Food Harvest
Date Posted: July 26, 2017

Contact: Cassie Hanson
Phone: 417-865-3411
Website: http://www.ozarksfoodharvest.orgPurpose

The Development Assistant provides administrative support to the Director of Development & Communication and the Development & Grants Manager. This position is responsible for various fundraising and communication duties, and requires tremendous accuracy and attention to detail. He/she will assist with donor relations and retention through the preparation of donor correspondence and database entry. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Donor database entry: Including weekly donation processing and support during peak donation times
  • Perform various clerical duties and administrative support: Must have the ability to modify Microsoft Office documents with accuracy and efficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Prepare customized letters to donors, utilizing a template;
  • Provide assistance with in-house mailings;
  • Respond to basic donor inquiries
  • Update and maintain accurate database records
  • Assist with campaign fundraising o Including donation processing, pledge reminders, and reporting
  • Support the Development & Grants Manager with research activities
  • Assist with donor recognition activities: Help team members with appreciation events and gifts
  • Monitor office stationary levels and ensure timely vendor re-order points
  • Prepare for meetings, including set-up and tear down
  • Maintain a level of professionalism, accuracy, and confidentiality at all times 

Skills, Education & Experience

  • Two or Four-Year degree preferred
  • Must have prior office experienceMust be detail-orientated with a strong sense of accuracy
  • Excellent word processing, data entry and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to complete work efficiently within designated timeframes
  • Show compassion and support/appreciation for hunger issues
  • Commitment to Ozarks Food Harvest’s mission to Transform Hunger into Hope 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job and is not a contract for employment. You may be asked to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in the job description. Ozarks Food Harvest has the right to revise this job description at any time.