Development Assistant - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, provides administrative support and clerical coordination for the fundraising activities for a particular area of the division of development; coordinates meetings, seminars, and events; composes correspondence and reports; maintains confidential database systems; maintains verbal and written communication with internal and external constituents.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of philanthropy, fundraising, and/or charitable giving
Knowledge of University policies and procedures
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Professional phone skills
Organizational/planning skills
Ability to perform job duties independently
Operation of personal computer w/ various software packages with advanced skills
Ability to transcribe notes
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent, with additional related training; supplemented with two (2) years of related experience

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Provides administrative support to particular division area for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities; interacts with numerous internal and external constituents, including major donors to the University; researches and gathers information, and expedites flow of information to staff.

Plans and completes arrangements for departmental business meetings, educational seminars, and social events; attends meetings and prepares minutes for distribution; reviews contact reports; oversees special projects.

Composes and prepares various correspondence, materials, and financial and administrative reports; receives and responds to donor/constituent inquiries; prepares personal letters of invitation, thanks, explanation, information, and cultivation; monitors and records donations or event payments; monitors department budget; performs clerical duties; may supervise student staff.

Inputs data; tracks, and maintains confidential database information, records, and filing systems; organizes information and assists with matching gift program, gift acknowledgement, solicitation of donors, and mail and phone campaigns.

Screens phone messages; initiates and coordinates appointment scheduling; prepares purchase requisitions and travel arrangements, and completes final paperwork; maintains supply inventory

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Keyword Phrases

  • University Event Services
  • Development Assistant
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Development and Fund Raising
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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