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Development Associate (Full-Time)

Aggieland Humane Society
Job Description
SUMMARY:
Assist the Head of Fund Development in all facets of the donor development function at Aggieland Humane Society. Including data entry and management, thanking donors appropriately and timely, planning and implementing donor events, developing relationships with donors, and sharing opportunities to make a difference for lost and homeless pets at Aggieland Humane Society.

GENERAL DUTIES:
• Uphold the Base Code of Conduct of the Aggieland Humane Society at all times
• Answer phones, respond to emails and manage questions from donors
• Overall donor database maintenance including but not limited to
o Keep timely records of contacts and donor visits
o Gift entry into donor database
o Timely generation of thank you letters
o Run database queries for mailings, correspondence, and analysis
o Work with database support to resolve issues
• Gift entry into donor database and timely generation of thank you letters
• Run database queries for mailings, correspondence, and analysis
• Assist and report on all solicitation efforts including newsletters, mailed solicitations, etc.
• Assist in the development of grant applications
• Assist in agency/donor events/tours– planning, implementation, & necessary data entry
• Assist in identifying and cultivating individuals who believe in Aggieland Humane mission
• Assist in Departmental SOP development and writing
• Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• High school diploma required; BS and BA preferred
• Development/fundraising/non-profit experience preferred
• Experience with Excel and Microsoft Word
• Previous donor relationship management software experience preferred
SKILLS/ABILITIES:
• Professional demeanor and good communication skills with the ability to work well with others in a fast-paced
environment, to ensure smooth functioning and a positive public image of the Aggieland Humane Society with a heavy emphasis on customer service.
• Demonstrate strong organizational skills (record keeping, time management, follow-up, etc.).
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
• Excellent attention to detail and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize with an emphasis on quality and accuracy of work.
• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and reasoning ability.
• Ability to take direction, follow instructions accurately and accept constructive criticism.
• Must gain proficiency in donor software/Little Green Light and PetPoint Software, including generation of reports
• Familiarity with social media, email marketing, and website management platforms
• Ability to handle the stress associated with euthanasia of animals, loud noises, and strong odors
• Must be able to work in areas with dogs and cats.
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