The Rashi School, the Boston-area Reform Jewish independent school offering an academically challenging K-8 education in an environment infused with Jewish values, seeks a Development Associate to support the School’s Development Office administratively and strategically. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Associate is an integral member of the School’s Development team. In addition to the Development Associate, the Development department consists of the Director of Development, Assistant Director of Development, and the Director of Alumni Relations and Events.
Position Responsibilities Include:
Oversee all areas of gift processing, acknowledgement, tracking, and reconciliation.
Assist in donor cultivation activities with preparation, production, mailing, and correspondence.
Handle inquiries from donors, prospects, and Board members.
Support Development team in the management of an annual portfolio of high-profile events.
Maintain files and manage information flow between Development Office and donors.
Maintain Raiser’s Edge donor record database.
Reconcile reports each month with the Business Office (receivables, and monies received during the previous month.)
Assist Development team in establishing meaningful constituent engagement effective communication via letters, email, web, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other appropriate vehicles.
Assist with select internal Development meeting preparation including booking rooms, creating agendas, assembling briefing materials, taking meeting minutes, and making travel and conference call arrangements.
Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of administrative experience, preferably in a non-profit organization and/or experience handling receivables, reconciliations and record keeping.
Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook, web and email contact technology and programs.
Maintain strict confidentiality and data security at all times.
Work effectively both independently and in a team.
Able to work occasional nights and weekends.
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About The Rashi School
The Rashi School is Boston's independent Reform Jewish school. Located in Dedham, Massachusetts, Rashi offers an academically challenging K-8 education to more than 300 students. The School integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula while nurturing in its students critical minds and compassionate hearts. Rashi's joyfully Jewish approach to learning helps children engage with the world and become leaders. The School offers a collaborative work environment made up of more than 80 faculty and staff who pride themselves on being hardworking, curious, flexible and creative.