Fund Specialist

Location: Clinton Township, Michigan
Date Posted: 06-02-2015

Fund Development Specialist 

Location: Church of Christ Care Center, Clinton Township, MI 48035
Position:  Full-Time
Benefits:  Excellent health insurance and benefits offered


Accountability
●   The Fund Development Specialist  is directly accountable to the Director of Philanthropy.
 
Qualifications
 ●   Superior writing skills
 ●   Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills suited to a faith – based environment .
 ●   Ability to manage, establish and meet strict deadlines.
 ●   Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite of software applications.
 ●   Experience with utilization of donor databases, preferably GiftWorks
 ●   Prefer 2 years of experience in fundraising/fund development.
 
Physical/Mental Requirements
  • Lift and carry light objects such as files, office supplies, etc. without assistance.
  • Perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as typing, computer input, calculator operation.
  • Stoop, file, walk, bend, squat, stand, kneel, etc.
  • Sit for prolonged periods.
  • Identify residents or their families at a distance of 30 feet.
  • Read fine print on reports.
  • Distinguish normal sounds with some background noise as in answering the phone, intercom, etc.
  • Speak clearly and make self understood.
  • Concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption to function for more than 60 minutes at a time.
  • Understand and relate to specific ideas, several at a time to understand and relate to the theories behind several related concepts.
  • Remember multiple tasks/assignments over a period of several days.
Environmental Conditions
  • Occasional exposure to dust, loud or unpleasant noises, fluctuations in temperatures.
  • Occasionally exposed to microbial bacteria and other infectious agents inherent to nursing homes.
  • Occasional exposure to chemical compounds ‑ medications
  • Frequently exposed to stressful situation.
Essential Job functions
 
●    Gift processing, i.e. sorting, copying, reconciling, data entry, filing, pledge reminders and
      receipting and thank you letters on a regular basis.
●    Maintaining accurate, organized paper and electronic records in GiftWorks of all gift
      activity via donor database.
●    Maintain website donations and trouble-shoot any issues as they arise.
●    Maintain integrity of GiftWorks database donor portfolios, including running queries and
●    Conduct prospect research and provide summary material to organizational leaders and
      Volunteers to aid in the identification and cultivation process
●    Be willing to learn social media strategies and find opportunities to build Care Center
      relationships.
●    Install and learn Constant Contact software and use it as a vehicle for e-mail
      communications.
●    Assist other fund development and public relations staff on special projects and events to
      gain a strong knowledge and understanding of details and operation of each event and
      project.
●    Making positive contributions as a member of the fund development team.
●    Other duties as assigned by fund development staff.
●    Willing to participate in personal and professional training to augment skills.

 
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