Development Associate I - Special Events - (190000RC)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Medicine - Office of Development is currently seeking a Development Associate I - Special Events . Under general supervision, assists in planning, organizing, and implementing Board of Visitors meetings, fundraising and special events activities. This position provides administrative support to the Director of Special Events and the Executive Director of Development. This position requires thorough knowledge of the School of Medicine and Board of Visitors and programs within the school. Incumbents have responsibility for office operations and functions independently, where procedures have been established with moderate consequence of error.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Participates in solicitation activities with current donors and prospects. Coordinate gift processing requirements and procedures. Maintains and updates a database of participants for events and meetings.
Writes letters and acknowledgements. Edits, formats, and revises a variety of documents and materials. Proofreads for grammatical, typographical and basic content errors.
Edits, formats, combines and revises lists for mailings and meetings.
Screens telephone calls and visitors, independently handles routine matters, and forwards remainder to appropriate parties. Makes calls to Board of Visitor members, VIPs and donors, as needed, to provide information or follow up about events. Maintains a professional phone manner.
Tracks information for the Board of Visitors, including but not limited to, meeting responses, invitation/mailing lists, and tasks.
Assists in making arrangements for Board of Visitor meetings. Responsible for reserving room, arranging food, preparing and mailing invitations, and other such activities. Creates and maintains invitation lists, gathers and prepares meeting materials, and registers attendees at events. Prepares various status and activity reports.
Compiles and summarizes information on potential funding sources to be used in developing fundraising goals.
Assists in preparing and distributing fundraising or special events brochures, posters, letters, and other literature.
Provides general administrative support such as typing, answering phones, responding to general inquiries, and mailings.
Education: Bachelor's degree.
Experience: One (1) year direct sales or fundraising experience which may have involved phonathons, alumni relations, or special events.
General knowledge of solicitation and fundraising techniques and procedures. Skill in performing arithmetic calculations. Skill in the use of computers and other office equipment. General knowledge of and ability to use wordprocessing, database, and spreadsheet software. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize assignments. Ability to gather and summarize information using a variety of sources. Ability to handle confidential matters. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $40,000 - $46,000
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - N09DAU
Employee Class : Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Development
Job Posting: Jul 23, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 125301
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.