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Qualifications and Requirements

EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO APPLY: rkuchta@peakecc.org

The Development Specialist must have:

  1. Associate degree or any equivalent combination of experience, training, and education.
  2. Ability to pass both criminal and Child Protective Services background checks.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  1. Provide high-quality customer service to donors through gift acknowledgements, pledge invoices, tracking recurring payments, and annual donation documentation.
  2. Maintain the donor database, to include data entry tasks, gift entry and tracking, updating constituent information, creating/editing reports, and compiling mailing lists.
  3. Assist in the execution of yearly fundraising events, direct mail campaigns, center tours, and special events; maintain guest attendance and assist with follow up communication as part of relationship management.
  4. Research and track grant opportunities. Work with the Development Director to complete grant applications.
  5. Capture images and develop content that highlights our mission, events, and community at large for social media and other marketing outlets.
  6. Provide administrative support, to include general office tasks.
  7. Attend staff training and meetings as requested.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Proven mastery of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new software programs.
  2. Proficient in record keeping, electronic and paper based. Must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle details accurately.
  3. Strong written communication skills, writing both clearly and persuasively.
  4. Proficiency with social media tools and website upkeep preferred.
  5. Possess planning skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  7. Must have strong interpersonal skills and work well within a dynamic team environment of staff and volunteers.
  8. Exemplary ability to operate a computer and office equipment, including, but not limited to, the telephone, fax machine, and copier.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  1. Requires the ability to be mobile (including, but not limited to walking, bending, squatting, crouching, twisting, kneeling, reaching, etc.)
  2. Must be able to lift 30 pounds.