Development Associate

Website Meeting Street

Where every child thrives!

Meeting Street is building a diverse, four-member Development team laser-focused on accomplishing one goal: increasing development revenue to fuel innovation and the transformational work of our educator, therapist, home visitor and allied colleagues.

In this role, you will:
• Input, extract, and manage all data within our CRM software and establish best practices for system usage
• Execute all phases of the gift management process, including CRM gift data entry, composing donor acknowledgement letters, general ledger bookings and reconciliation with the finance team, and create digital records
• Provide tactical administrative support to leadership and front-line fundraisers by producing weekly and ad hoc reporting and analysis
• Drive direct mail campaigns by working collaboratively with external consultants to provide data and to internally code and track appeals in the CRM
• Create, update, and edit information on the Meeting Street website to support the goals and initiatives of the Development team
• Ensure the integration and cross-functionality of all development software platforms
• Provide exceptional customer service for incoming phone calls and emails from donors
• Coordinate seasonal special projects by participating in the planning, marketing, setup, logistics and fulfillment of relevant activities

Your Skills:
• You are tech-savvy and a self-starter
• You have an analytical lens, and you understand that numbers tell a story
• You have a customer service focus when corresponding with donors, with the ability to actively listen, acknowledge, and assure
• You are detail oriented with proficient writing skills. You would be disappointed to see a typo sent out on our letterhead
• You are organized, capable of working on concurrent projects, and can react and respond to changing priorities
• You have a mild obsession with creating efficiencies and continuous quality improvement
• You are a team player and feel the responsibility of doing your part to help the team accomplish their goals

More About You:
• You are passionate about Meeting Street’s mission to support and empower children and families
• You have respect and understanding for diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds, and for people of all abilities, and you are committed to creating and participating in an inclusive and anti-racist work environment
• You model our agency’s values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence in all of your actions and communication

What you need:
• Professional experience working in customer service, sales, or in an office setting
• Experience using a digital database or CRM (We use Raiser’s Edge)
• Experience drafting professional written correspondence
• High School Diploma/Equivalent or higher

Meeting Street is committed to ideals of justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, learning and creating an anti-racist work culture.

Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage, low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly. Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more.

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