Provide administrative and clerical support to the Chief Development Officer and the Development team for New Directions for Veterans. Update and maintain accurate donor and corporate contact information in internal databases (Raiser’s Edge). Compose, type, and proofread general correspondence, donor acknowledgement letters, and other development documents using correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Type and organize contact report information.
Review and respond promptly, accurately, and cordially to inquiries made through the e-mail account.
Coordinate internal mailings with outside vendors for programs and development events.
Assist the annual fund with periodic external mailings.
Assist with event planning.
Manage and reconcile office budget and purchase orders.
Work with vendors and Accounts Payable.
Gift processing of donations to New Directions for Veteran’s.
Maintain central office calendar.
Answer phones, screen calls, and take accurate, detailed messages.
Create and manage office donor files.
Schedule meetings for Chief Development Officer and office staff with external prospects and donors.
Greet visitors, distribute mail, maintain files, and handle numerous administrative tasks.
Ensure that all tasks are completed in a timely, professional manner with minimal supervision.
Other duties as assigned. Occasional evening and weekend work required.
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and to interact diplomatically with the public.
Ability to maintain effective, cooperative working relations with other staff, donors, volunteers, students and administrators. Skill in prioritizing assignments under heavy workload with competing deadlines and requirements.
Outstanding demonstrable typing skills, and knowledge of computer programs including Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of standard office procedures and of English grammar, spelling and punctuation. Fund raising and accounting knowledge preferred.
New Direction for Veterans 11303 Wilshire Blvd., VA Bldg. 116
Los Angeles, CA 90073