The Brown University Division of Advancement seeks qualified applicants for the position of Development Associate, West Coast.
This position will provide an advanced level of direct administrative support to two or more directors/assistant directors in the San Francisco office. This position will handle administrative duties for the directors, which include but are not limited to, meeting/travel arrangements (including travel expense reimbursement), gift/pledge recording accuracy, high level correspondence and briefings, proposal pipeline maintenance, filing, research, event support, as well as technical and logistical support to the directors. This position is also responsible for most information technology tasks and functions in support of the directors. This position is based in Brownâ™s satellite office in San Francisco and will work cooperatively with other development associates and fundraising staff within Brownâ™s Division of Advancement. This position will share receptionist and other office related support duties with the other development associates in the San Francisco office.
Bachelorâ™s degree and two years of relevant experience (development, sales, customer relations and administrative), or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in a higher-education, fundraising, or non-profit setting highly desirable.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently, given the nature of the satellite office.
Strong project/time management skills preferred.
Must be detail-oriented and have an ability to handle and complete multiple projects concurrently.
Demonstrated ability with computer software programs including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, FileMaker Pro databases. Use Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook is required. Knowledge of BSR Advance and Blackbaud preferred.
Must have a degree of computer proficiency and Information Management Skills to carry out the major responsibilities of this position.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Position is based in San Francisco, CA.
All offers of employment are contingent upon abackgroundcheck and education check satisfactory to Brown.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their applications.
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Development Associate, West Coast
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.