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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Development Assistant

  1/8/2020   Diabetes Research Connection
 Job Description        

The Diabetes Research Connection (DRC) connects donors with early-career scientists, enabling them to perform peer-reviewed, novel research designed to prevent, cure and improve the quality of life for those with type 1 diabetes. Working closely with the Director of Development (DD), the Development Assistant (DA) will be a key member of the Development Department team. This individual will support the fundraising goals of the organization through guiding and managing the CRM database to ensure effective account management and accurate financial reporting by utilizing best practices in fundraising. The DA will also support the administration of the Department. The DAís main role is to support the DD in fundraising goals related to grants, restricted projects, individual donations, new donors, increasing current donor retention rate and growing pools of prospects and donors.



1.Minimum of a Bachelorís degree and 2 years of relevant work experience. Experience in a not-for-profit and/or in fundraising preferred. 2.Minimum of 1 year of CRM experience and training on how to build customized reports. 3.Must be an exceptionally organized, detail-oriented self-starter who is personable and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. 4.Edits all materials. 5.Can multi-task and adjust to seasonal or event-related fluctuations in daily workload. 6.Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Google Docs. 7.Knowledge of fundraising database programs. 8.Must possess the ability to work autonomously and with limited direction. 9.Strong problem-solving abilities, including the ability to identify and solve organizational and departmental needs in support of the DD. 10. Candidate is expected to contribute to a culture based upon respect, teamwork and collaboration.


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