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Semillas Community Schools
4736 Huntington Drive South
Los Angeles, CA
DescriptionThe Development Assistant is responsible for all administrative aspects of development and public relations activities. This person plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Development Office and participating in all fundraising activities including donor and public relations, direct mail appeals, and special events.
Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files.
Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
Continually update and correct database records.
Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate foundation and individual donors.
Coordinate productions and mailing of spring and year-end appeal letters.
Track tax credit donations in the database and keep a file for each tax credit donor.
Send appropriate documentation to process credits to donors.
Answer donor questions regarding tax credit programs.
Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties as assigned for fund-raising events.
Handle all administrative details associated with the Institutional Advancement Committee meetings (i.e. prepare and distribute notices, agendas, minutes, etc.).
Prepare media materials for distribution. (i.e. copying, filing, mailing, e-mailing)
Assemble media and donor kits for events and meetings.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.
RequirementsProficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Database management experience
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Excellent interpersonal skills