Under the supervision of the Regional Development Officer the Resource Development Specialist (PACIFIC Region) is a key member of the development team, managing administrative duties, tracking financials (revenue and expenses), as well as projects that directly and indirectly bolster the annual fundraising effort, specifically in the areas of volunteer development (Governors, Trustees, and event volunteers, donor cultivation and communications, and special events).
This position is located in Los Angeles.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field or education/ experience equivalency.
Minimum three to five years of experience, preferably in development, including volunteer/donor interfacing, prospect research and cultivation, report generation, data entry/analysis, project management, and determining and providing administrative support.
Ability to organize, balance and implement work flow to provide proactive administrative support. Strong communications skills, telephone and interpersonal skills, demonstrating flexibility and an ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated high standards of ethics and integrity. Excellent composition, proofreading, and editing skills. Intermediate Microsoft Office and donor database (Luminate preferred) skills a must. Ability to oversee financial tracking. Ability to use independent judgment, discretion, and sensitivity in dealing with confidential information. A self-starter, able to anticipate needs and devise solutions. Able to be a support to staff that travel 70% or greater of the time and/or virtual via telecommute.
Environmental and Working Conditions:
Normal Internal office environment.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to manage multiple tasks with varying deadlines. Exchange – clearly and concisely – ideas, facts and/or technical information, and guidance, in person, by telephone, fax, email or correspondence. Physical requirements include: sight, hearing, sitting for six + hours a day, standing, stooping; skills essential for successful communications include speaking, writing and reading comprehension.