Development Associate, Laboratory Schools Alumni Relations & Development
University of Chicago
February 17, 2018
Location: Hyde Park Campus
The Development Associate provides direct support to the Laboratory Schools Office of Alumni Relations & Development. Under limited managerial guidance:
Executes fundraising projects and cultivation programs for donors and volunteer committees. Manages event registrations and society memberships. Develops and distributes event correspondence and invitations. Helps produce print and electronic publications and materials.
Bears primary responsibility for several critical functions within ARD office including but not limited to acknowledgments, data maintenance, gift processing, expense tracking and reconciliation, payment processing, event maintenance, and regular report preparation.
Performs a variety of development related administrative duties. Analyzes giving and biographical data.
Participates in strategy development for cultivation, stewardship, and other ARD programmatic efforts. Constructs customized reports to track performance of marketing, cultivation, fundraising, and stewardship efforts.
Staffs ARD local events and plays a critical role in managing registrations and providing logistical support for Lab ARDâ™s two large events, Connections and Alumni Weekend. Coordinates projects and activities of student workers.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Ability to work well within a team of highly motivated individuals
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to write well with a strong
commitment to customer service
Excellent diplomatic skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to learn and manipulate databases
Ability to attend and help with weekend and evening events
Ability and willingness to travel
Bachelor's Degree Required
A minimum of one year of experience in development or a related serviceÂ-oriented field
Valid driverâ™s license
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