SHALVA has an exciting opportunity for a Development Assistant to support and assist with all development activities including management of our donor database. Responsibilities include providing administrative support for fundraising events, solicitations, mailings and committee meetings. Duties also include filing, organizing materials and coordinating activities. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally organized, able to prioritize and complete multiple deadline-based tasks efficiently, with attention to detail and excellent follow through. Excellent oral and written communication skills a must.
This can be a full or part-time position, approximately 25 hours per week, three or four days weekly. Occasional evening hours. Exact location confidential – easy commute from city and most suburbs.
SHALVA – Who We Are
Founded on the principle that every Jewish woman has the right to be safe in her personal relationship with her partner, SHALVA's mission is to support Jewish women experiencing and healing from domestic abuse through counseling, supportive services and community education.
Manage Donor Database: Maintain integrity of the database and data. Create mailing and contact lists for correspondence and reports to monitor and analyze fundraising activity and effectiveness. Data entry also required.
Assist Director of Development: Provide administrative support for all fundraising events, appeals, and development activities. Tasks include preparing mailing lists, processing donor acknowledgement letters, and generating fundraising reports. Assist with stewardship activities which may include personalized mailings and phone calls.
Assist Executive Director: Assist with preparation of board meeting materials and arrangements. Help with special projects, prepare reports, and perform other administrative duties as requested.
A minimum of 1 year serving in a professional administrative role.
Proficient in donor management software with hands-on experience in DonorPerfect.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe.
Highly organized with attention to detail and ability to manage and meet multiple and competing deadlines.
Ability to take direction and work independently as well as collaboratively.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Fundamental understanding of Jewish culture and traditions.
Must complete state-required 40-hour domestic violence training after start date.
Internal Number: 7735834673
About SHALVA, Inc.
SHALVA's vision is a strong and peaceful community, where every woman is safe in her home or relationship. Our mission is to support Jewish women experiencing and healing from domestic abuse through confidential counseling, supportive services and community education. SHALVA's services include a 24-hour help/crisis line; domestic violence information; safety planning; individual and group counseling; financial assistance; legal support; case management and referrals. Our community education programs help Chicago area community members and professionals increase awareness and understanding of intimate partner violence. SHALVA is the oldest independent Jewish domestic violence agency in the United States and has been instrumental in facilitating national and international dialogues on the specific needs of Jewish families experiencing domestic violence.