Development Specialist

Interested parties should send their cover letter and resume including minimum pay rate to

Job Description:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • 1-3 years experience with the operation of a non-profit organization as well as 1-3 years of development experience preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, email and data management software (NetSuite or similar preferred)
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities and take direction as needed
  • A team player with the ability to use diplomacy and tact when interacting with Pewabic staff, trustees and the public
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with other departments
Preferred Skills:
  • Have 2-3 years administrative, finance or related experience.
  • Must be able to provide examples of past experience with systems and procedures.
  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized and have proven problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Be flexible and willing to take on new and different requests.
  • Have working knowledge of basic office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with registration software, website editing and Quickbooks a plus.

Compensation: $12-15; Commensurate with experience.

  • Provide accurate and timely processing of gifts and acknowledgment letters
  • Data entry (in NetSuite) for all contributed revenue gifts & contributions
  • Perform data maintenance and cleanup for donor, member, business and foundation financial records accurately and confidentially in Netsuite
  • Achieve annual membership revenue goals through monthly renewal mailings, lapsed member mailings, phone calls to members, training and coordination with Retail staff
  • Assist with many aspects of event planning including but not limited to ticket sales, RSVPs, mailing invitations and communicating with vendors
  • Track Retail team membership commissions
  • Assist with preparation of grant proposals and reports
  • Conduct initial phone calls, some of which is cold calling, as well as follow up calls to potential businesses, individuals and corporate sponsors for Pewabic’s annual fundraiser
  • Maintain accurate call sheets with follow up information for all donor calls
  • Process auction requests as needed
  • Maintain a neat and organized work environment
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • This position requires working occasional nights and weekends for various Pewabic events