Development Associate, CED - Part Time

The Conference Board
Arlington, VA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
This position will act as a Development Associate to assist the Vice President of External Relations in implementing CED's overall strategic fundraising and organizational advancement initiatives. The Development Associate is responsible for assisting with donor prospecting, fundraising initiatives and events, and donor management and acknowledgments. This includes maintaining an efficient, professional office that directly supports all fundraising initiatives, including donor and public relations, grants and special events. JOB SUMMARY Prepare solicitations including letters, pledges, and invoices for mail distribution as part of the corporate, foundation and personal fundraising campaigns.Research potential donors pertaining to the general fundraising campaign, Awards Dinners and Policy Conferences. Research foundations for CED project support.Assist in all fundraising aspects of the Awards Dinners and Policy Conferences including: research potential awardees, prepare and disseminate the invitations and solicitations for sponsorship, track RSVPS, manage the contact database, and provide support at the event.Support the membership campaign and efforts to recruit CEOs as Members and assist in outreach, setting meetings, follow-up, and other steps necessary to secure revenue for membership.Maintain all department files relating to daily revenue, donor acknowledgement, and campaign information.Participate in short and long-term strategic planning for the organization's fundraising goals.Conduct preliminary research on prospective individual donors.Develop and implement fundraising and outreach events and innovative initiatives.Assist in organizing, planning and convening fundraising special events.Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and actively support all fundraising events.Assist with the processing of donations ad preparation of acknowledgement letters and other correspondence as needed.Maintain donor software program containing foundation, corporation and individual donor information.Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of External Relations and/or the Executive Vice President and CEO. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Required:Bachelor's degreeExceptional verbal and written communication skillsAbility to coordinate multiple projects within specified time-frames and multi-task various assignmentsA willingness to work outside of the typical business hours during peak event periodsStrong organizational skills and attention to detail2-4 years of work experienceProficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, Excel, and Fundraising DatabasesPrior experience in non-profits is preferred PLEASE APPLY USING THE LINK BELOW: Apply for Development Associate, CED using the link below:〈=en_US&source=CC3 Company Description: The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Our agenda is simple: to help leaders navigate the biggest issues impacting business and better serve society. We believe in innovative approaches that make you think- and act- differently. And everything we do reflects the input of our members and their real-world challenges. We do this by delivering business insights. We connect senior executives across industries and geographies to share ideas, and our experts create fact-based research and consensus-driven policy statements to help leaders address their most important business issues. Because we are independent, non-partisan, and non-profit our work is trusted. If you learned it at The Conference Board you can count on it.

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