Development Assistant

Location
Washington, D.C
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 20, 2020
Closes
Oct 28, 2020
Ref
2020-1497
Function
Administrative
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Are you interested in contributing to the free enterprise movement at one of America's leading think tanks? We have an opportunity for a creative, entrepreneurial, and hardworking individual to help build and cultivate AEI's corporate and foundation donor communities. With your help, we will enhance AEI's relationship with organizations across the country and empower AEI scholars to tackle our nation's most pressing public policy challenges.

You must be a creative, entrepreneurial, and hardworking self-starter who is ready to work with a team of talented professionals to connect AEI donors and prospects with AEI's strategic plan to promote our scholars' work.

The ideal candidate will be happy in an intellectual, detail-oriented, fast-paced, and creative environment. Day-to-day responsibilities include managing and updating AEI's donor database, preparing research and strategy memos for donors and prospects, creating and sending grant solicitations; processing grant paperwork and gifts, and drafting communications with AEI's scholarly research products for members of the AEI donor community. These responsibilities require detail orientation, exceptionally strong writing and communication skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines, multitask, and prioritize.

A bachelor's degree is required. A strong familiarity and experience working in fundraising or a nonprofit environment is preferred. Experience with a contact management database such as Salesforce is a plus. The position will interface directly with most members of AEI's development team.

Qualified candidates should submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobs , complete with a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a 500-word writing sample.

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