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Advancement Assistant

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location New Hampshire - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name SCA - Student Conservation Association
Contact Name HR
Telephone 603-543-1700
Fax 603-543-1828
Email Online Applications
Website Further Details / Applications
SCA - Student Conservation Association logo
Directory Entry : The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America's conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process all donations from individual donors, alumni, and parents, including checks, cash, stocks, credit cards, Earth Share, Convio online donations and Tribute gifts. Process includes: opening mail; endorsing checks; comparing check/gift against information on reply form; entering accurate gift and constituent information into fundraising database (The Raiser’s Edge); creating new donor and tribute records; reviewing and importing online gift and constituent data from Luminate Online into The Raiser’s Edge.
  • Communicate with SCA’s broker for stock gifts and with matching gift and workplace giving companies to ensure proper allocation of donations from these sources.
  • Daily communication to appropriate stakeholders via reports and personal contact to ensure accurate recording and notification of donations.
  • Process all address changes, spousal information, telephone and email information, deaths and related updates to individual constituent records in an accurate, consistent and timely manner.
  • Reconcile gift entry in database to deposits, identify and correct errors before posting, deliver daily gift reports along with checks to finance.
  • Process and print acknowledgement letters for all gifts entered using database tools.
  • Participate in the stewardship of donors via mail, email and phone
  • Assist with a broad range of database maintenance procedures to ensure data integrity.
  • Provide excellent and friendly customer service to SCA’s internal and external constituents.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Advanced experience with MS Office (particularly MSWord and Excel) required.
  • 1 year data-entry experience.
  • 1+ year general office experience.
  • Experience with The Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising system preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be able to work independently.
  • Ability to be flexible and cooperative in a collaborative, face paced, dynamic and sometimes stressful environment.
  • Proven and excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient grammar skills.
  • Ability to proactively approach problems with recommended solutions.
  • Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required

* Health and Dental * Basic Life Insurance * Short Term Disability * Long Term Disability * Flexible Spending Account * 403(b) Savings Plan * Generous Paid Time Off * Community Service Leave * Casual Dress
Please send cover letter and resume to Hiring@thesca.org , referencing the title of the position in the subject line.

SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity.

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