Senior Development Assistant, Women's Philanthropy

UJA Federation of New York

New York, NY, USA

Full time

Apr 12

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Position Summary:

The Senior Development Assistant lends technical support to the Executive Director, Director, and Manager of Women’s Philanthropy. The Women’s Philanthropy Division serves as the strategic engager of women for UJA-Federation. The work of our team is varied, and includes over 80 programs and events throughout the campaign year to build the community of women who give to UJA-Federation of New York. In addition, ongoing meetings, donor interactions and collaborative projects are a central part of our work. All professional members of Women’s Philanthropy must be collaborative, represent the values of the organization, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the Executive Director’s, Director’s, and Manager’s calendar, including donor and professional meetings of all sizes
  • Coordinate and provide technical support for meetings, including agendas, confirming attendance, and preparation of materials
  • Use and maintain internal fundraising database, running complex, customized reports as required by WP fundraisers
  • Provide administrative support for key events, including invitation lists, tracking event R.S.V.P lists, registration spreadsheets and event revenue
  • Process pledges and gifts
  • Coordinate event mailings
  • Perform general support responsibilities including routing mail, filing, copying and ordering office supplies
  • Special assignments as needed

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Administrative experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and database management
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills
  • Proactive self-starter with an exceptional work ethic
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to multitask and carry out complex and technical assignments
  • Detailed oriented and accuracy in all aspects of written materials
  • Enjoys interfacing with donors and colleagues from all departments
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to think strategically and act as a thought partner for fundraising strategies
  • Professional, enthusiastic and positive attitude




Bachelors or better.



1 year: Administrative

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