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Development Specialist

Milwaukee WI

The Development Specialist is a part-time (25 hours/week), year-round position responsible for supporting activities and projects in the Development Department. The Development Specialist will manage daily gift entry, produce individualized acknowledgment letters, maintain data integrity, add new data to the database, and assist in other fund raising activities.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Enter data into the Raiser's Edge database such as contact information, gifts, and other information according to organization policies and procedures

Generate renewal and acknowledgement letters

Maintain records, files and membership materials

Work with volunteers on department mailings

Produce reports as directed

Assist the Development Department with other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Education/Training: Minimum of an Associate’s Degree with experience in data management, information systems, non-profit management, or a related field.

Experience: Two or more years of experience with data entry and well-developed computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet applications required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge 7 or similar software strongly preferred.


Skills and Abilities:

Strong attention to detail

Basic understanding of Constituent Relationship Management systems and knowledge of gift/batch processing

Understanding of the importance of data and how it informs the development team’s work to help identify, cultivate, ask, and steward donors

Ability to follow standard processes and procedures, data checks, and reports

Effective communication skills

Possess high ethical standards and confidentiality

Organization and time management skills with the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

Ability to interpret instructions and execute in a timely manner

Ability to meet deadlines and escalate issues in a timely manner

Ability to present solutions and make decisions based on analysis and judgment


Working Conditions:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Open office work space with active team atmosphere

Physical Requirements: Sitting for prolonged periods, typing on a computer keyboard, lifting objects of 25 pounds or less

Equipment Used: Computer, audio-visual systems, printer/copier


The Urban Ecology Center serves a socially and culturally diverse audience. We strive to build a team of employees with similar richness in culture and experience.


Apply: https://urbanecologycenter.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Posted August 4, 2017

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