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Administrative Assistant (10 weeks)
Silver Spring
Administrative and Support Services

Currently seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist and/or Military Spouse to apply for an Administrative Assistant of the Development team. Use your talents to support the fundraising efforts of Easter Seals through the coordination of day-to-day development and events operations. Computer skills must include MS Office, with database management preferred.
  • Array of clerical assignments, some highly routine and others requiring problem-solving ability
  • Participate in all fundraising activities, donor, direct mail appeals, and special events
  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence
  • Maintain database records in Raiser’s Edge
  • Coordinate production and mailing of appeal letters
  • Assemble donor-related materials and other collaterals for events and meetings
  • Assist in coordination of logistics for special events – vendors, registration, tickets, day of event assignments. Assist with development staff events
  • Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate and individual donors
  • Prepare invoice and check requests
  • General administrative duties: calendar management, documentation, etc.
  • US Military connection: veteran, guardsman, reservist or military family member
  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in related field preferred
  • 2 years in related professional field preferred
  • Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Database management experience preferred – Raiser’s Edge experience is a plus
  • Good phone skills (for follow up calls with donors and/or event attendees)
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Poised, pro-active, confident, organized self-starter
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently, manage time, organize workload, and work cohesively as a member of the staff team.

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