Are you a detail-oriented development professional who also possesses strong communication skills? Are you passionate about providing services in the Bay Area housing crisis?

We are currently in search of a Development Assistant for a Social Service Organization. The position is based in Oakland, CA. This is a temp to perm assignment.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Social Service Organization
POSITION TITLE: Development Assistant
HOURS: 9:00am – 5:00pm (3 Days a Week)

Is This Your Dream Job? As the Development Assistant reporting to the Development Director, you will be responsible for providing excellent administrative support to the development team.  In addition to administrative duties, you will manage the Salesforce database through thorough and complete donor data entry, generating thank you notes, updating records and communicating with donors.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 1+ years of development support experience
  • Strong communications skills
  • Salesforce or Raiser’s Edge experience required
  • High proficiency at Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent time management skills

How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Inputting donor information into Salesforce database
  • Generating communications to donors
  • Supporting the grant writing process
  • Organize meetings, events and conferences
  • Drafting correspondence by phone, email and for media with external partners
  • Managing Salesforce database to maintain donor information
  • Coordinating events and communicating effectively

We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit your resume by clicking the “Apply” button located at the bottom of this job description. 

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Is this position not a great fit?

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