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Fund Development Assistant

Category: CUE Students Only
Closing Date: January 24, 2020

As a part of the Community Relations department, this role will have an opportunity to work with the Director, Community Relations and Administrator, External Affairs and International Relations to assist in administrative tasks related to fundraising activities. The successful applicant/student will benefit by getting hands-on experience using Raiser’s Edge software, as well as assisting with other tasks in the community relations area.

This role will report to the Director of Community Relations and will support administrative tasks related to fundraising and alumni relations.

Responsibilities:

  • Issue monthly tax receipts for all donors
  • Issue Thank You letters to donors
  • Clean and organize donor lists and information
  • Clean and organize community relations lists of contacts
  • Assist in donor mail outs and prepare mailing lists
  • Update Raiser’s Edge software by ensuring all donor information is accurate and up to date
  • Provide various reports in Raiser’s Edge such as YTD donations, event donations etc

Requirements:

  • Currently be attending Concordia University of Edmonton
  • Experience and/or strong interest in fundraising, community engagement and donor relations
  • Strong communications (verbal and written) and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to write creative donor-centric letters
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word (including ability to mail) and Excel
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively and on a team is essential
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to pass a security clearance

Start date:

February 3, 2020

Hours of work:

8 hours per week, ongoing

Applications:

Interested applicants can send their resume to the Director of Community Relations, Jelena Bojic at Jelena.bojic@concordia.ab.ca

Closing date:

January 24th, 2020 or until a suitable candidate is found