Part-Time Development Associate

This part-time position plays a key role in our overall fund-raising efforts as part of the Development and Philanthropy team of NYRR. The organization is seeking a team member that is detail-focused, customer-service oriented, and can support all aspects of our fundraising efforts. The position is primarily a gifts processing role but the ideal candidate would be flexible and willing to support donor recognition and stewardship efforts. NYRR is requesting a commitment of a year at minimum. The start date is immediate.

  • Preparation of large data lists for gift processing
  • Assist with database maintenance
  • Assist with automation of donation tracking process
  • Process incoming check and credit card donations; enter into donor database; prepare timely acknowledgement letters; and perform other tasks associated with donation entry and tracking
  • Help prepare donation deposits
  • Assist with collection of matching gifts
  • Support the production of several departmental events throughout the year, in both planning and – most likely – by working these events (some evenings and weekends requested)
  • Provide overflow support for the department as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years work experience, ideally in a related line of work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Extremely comfortable working with Excel
  • Experience using a donor database preferred
  • Ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • Ability to engage a diverse group of individuals in conversation in person and via phone
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Interest in sports in general and running is an advantage


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