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Development Administrator (Posted December 23rd, 2013)

SUMMARY: The Development Administrator is responsible for all aspects of
donor and donor database management, donor and gift reporting, creation of acknowledgement letters, data entry, filing/record keeping, assisting with prospect and lead generation, in addition to other administrative duties. This role supports all aspects of donor relations.

• Creates, maintains, and updates donor information for individual constituents via Raiser’s Edge (RE).
• Creates and electronically files all thank you and acknowledgement letters for general and capital gifts.
• Assists with prospect research and lead generation.
• Manages department materials such as annual reports, fact sheets, brochures and other pieces used for stewardship and cultivation.
• Creates, executes, and updates RE reports and serves as point person/go-to person for RE issues for Development.
• Prepares pre-visit lists and donor summaries, letters/note cards for development staff.
• Stays abreast of wealth/capacity research mechanisms and carries out such research on donor prospects.
• Assists the executive assistant to the president and provides support as requested and directed.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Associate’s Degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or a combination of education and equivalent experience
• At least three years of general administrative experience, including data entry in Raiser’s Edge.
• One to two years of experience in Development or fundraising working directly with donors as liaison, primary point of contact, and all facets of donor relations preferred.

• Experience with and proficient knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software
• Strong verbal and written communications skills, including telephone skills.
• Ability to maintain detailed, accurate records.
• Ability to work collaboratively with staff across departments.
• Excellent computer skills, including with MS Office Suite, and donor database experience.
• Well organized, meticulous, great attention to detail
• Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Good computer skills, knowledge of use of databases
• Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
• Flexibility in schedule and ability to work independently
• Ability to speak Spanish or other languages an advantage


Work is normally performed in an interior office environment, using light physical effort, with little or no exposure to physical risk.

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Contact FAX: 305-646-4300
Contact Phone: 305-646-4277

The Museum of Science, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and a drug-free workplace.

Affirmative Action Plan can be reviewed upon request.

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