Development Operations Associate

August 2nd, 2021
Development Operations Associate

Development Operations Associate

  • Full Time
  • Entry Level
Job Category: Administrative, Development
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Health

1.  Job Description


Familial Dysautonomia Foundation seeks a bright, energetic and personable individual to support the daily operations of our mid-town office.  The organization raises funds and operates programs to support medical treatment, scientific research and public education for a rare Jewish genetic disease.  This is an ideal opportunity for a highly skilled candidate who wishes to learn about fundraising and non-profit management.




2. Responsibilities:




Manage daily gift processing:  enter donations, prepare acknowledgements, generate weekly bank deposits.




Maintain donor database:  update changes in contact info and keep database accurate.




Use MS Excel to prepare reports for events and other foundation activities.




Develop expertise in utilization of donor software, including generation of reports, etc.




Manage general office operations and coordinate management of IT systems.




Field phone and email inquiries from the board, donors, member families, and the general public.




Coordinate a special equipment loan program for member families.




Supervise volunteers and interns, as needed.




Assist with preparations for and support board meetings, committee meetings and special events, as needed.




Support ED and Fundraising Manager in daily foundation activities.




Other projects as assigned.






3. Qualifications


4. Requirements


College degree


Experience working in a professional office environment


Highly skilled in: Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel (pivot table experience preferred);, AdobeAcrobat and Photoshop; and basic SQL; Social media fluency a plus


Proficiency managing CRM database and office IT systems


Detail-oriented and organized worker; multi-tasker with ability to prioritize assignments


Effective verbal and written communication skills


Able to work both independently and as part of a team


Takes initiative:  problem solver with a “can-do” attitude


Experience utilizing video and audio editing software


Available to work some evenings/weekends as needed for special events


Knowledge of/comfort with Jewish culture and traditions


Comfortable interacting with persons with disabilities


Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.






5. Compensation


Salary range is $45,000-$50,000, commensurate with experience; benefits include subsidized health insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays and 401k with match.




6.  How to Apply


Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to: [email protected]



Familial Dysautonomia Foundation

Striving to Make Life Better for People Living with FD

  • 315 W. 39th Street
  • New York, NY 10018
  • Phone: 2122791066

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