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NY - Development Assistant

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location New York - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 08/05/2011
Company Name Natural Resources Defense Council
Contact Name
Telephone 3127807434
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit global environmental organization with more than 1.3 million members and online activists.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Position Summary:
Work with and provide administrative support to the Director of Development.
Essential Functions
The Administrative Assistant’s time is dedicated to handling a wide range of duties that support the fundraising, administrative, and managerial work of the Director of Development, including:
?      Provides support to the Director of Development in a variety of capacities including telephone coverage, meeting coordination, travel arrangements, invoice and expense reporting, and assisting with completion of specially assigned projects
?      Drafting and editing follow-up correspondence to donors managed by the Director of Development and acting as liaison to the Development Operations team for the timely preparation of  proposals and other materials required by the Director of Development
?      Help in managing relationships with and communications to donors, trustees and other external contacts
?      Identifying prospects and recommending potential members for Director to visit based on giving history, wealth index, zip code, etc.
?      Preparation of informational material for donor visits in coordination with the Development Operations Department,
?      Coordinating with Portfolio Managers for the preparation and updating of the President’s follow-up list and weekly call memo
?      Managing and supervising Development’s section of the Annual Report, including donor listings and articles and features on donors
?      Staffing and coordinating special program efforts, such as donor events and trips
?      Scheduling and facilitation of various staff, donor, and Board of Trustees meetings
?      Updating donor information in database and files.
?      Updating Development Department Intranet content
?      General administrative support for Development Department
?      Maintenance and weekly distribution of department calendar
?      Copying and distributing documents
?      Strong verbal, writing and interpersonal skills

?      Self-directed, with the ability to prioritize multiple projects

?      Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

?      B.A. or equivalent experience required; 3-5 years experience in an executive office preferred
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