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Development Associate Individual Giving

Company: CASA de Maryland Inc
Location: Hyattsville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description CASA & CASA IN ACTION SYNOPSIS: CASA---s mission is to create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in working class and immigrant communities. Our vision is a future where we stand in our own power, our families live free from discrimination and fear, and our diverse communities thrive as we work with our partners to achieve full human rights for all. CASA has a sister organization, CASA in Action, a separate, but related, nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code. Although CASA and CASA in Action share a common goal of supporting immigrants and low-income people in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Virginia, and nationally, they are separate organizations with their own board of directors. A set of employees at the two organizations, including the person filling this position, shares their time between the two organizations. This has no effect on salary or benefits. DEPARTMENT SYNOPSIS: CASA---s Development Department raises funds and in-kind contributions from foundations, government agencies, individuals, corporations, congregations, unions, and partner organizations to ensure CASA's financial sustainability. POSITION SUMMARY: Development Associate --- Individual Donors and Events - is a key player in a high energy development department who has responsibility for a diverse portfolio, including assisting with the acquisition, solicitation, and stewardship of CASA supporters; assisting with the associated record-keeping and database management; serving as a liaison with CASA---s finance team to ensure continuity of financial information, ensuring retention of all supporters and allies through engagement and volunteerism and the CASA Ally Network, assisting with planning and execution of all CASA fundraising events and representing CASA at events for donors and prospective donors. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to, some of the following which are discussed and prioritized by the employee and supervisor, and reflected in individual and program annual workplans: Donors and Donor Retention: Implement individual fundraising program focused on current donors and new donors for both CASA and CASA in Action (c3 and c4) to include: Responsibilities in this area include but are not limited to: Direct donor outreach and mass donor outreach via in-person, targeted mail, email, or other digital messaging Management of individual giving donor data in our Salesforce and Everyaction CRM database Developing and maintaining a strong general knowledge of CASA---s programs and campaigns in order to better interact with supporters Staffing and support for the CASA Ally Network donor organizing program, including attending Ally Network meetings (up to 6 times annually, usually in the evenings) and assisting with Ally Network chapter newsletters on a monthly basis Events: Will assist with the planning and execution of all CASA fundraising Assist with Setting timeline for event planning and ensure that all deadlines are met Coordinate with Executive Director, Development and other CASA staff, Board members and external partners to ensure that all necessary arrangements are made, and in a timely manner Assist in Drafting sponsorship materials and prospectus; work with designers and printers to produce; responsible for overseeing and managing entire sponsorship solicitation process and supporting full team of development staff, Executive Director, Board, and CASA staff in obtaining sponsors. Organize, implement, and attend fundraising events with individuals such as house parties Administrative and Financial Functions Ensure timely and accurate deposits of contribution checks and EFTs as per department financial management procedures (with the assistance of other development associates) Ensure timely, accurate, and clear communication with CASA finance department about all relevant information concerning contributions to CASA, as per dept. financial management procedures - this primarily consists of weekly completion of deposit slips and coding new checks and EFT payments into the Salesforce system. Other duties assigned by supervisor. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Strong project management skills: ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks efficiently and meet internal deadlines with minimal supervision. Experience in development preferred, including experience in institutional and individual fundraising and knowledge of fundraising databases. Highly organized and efficient, high energy ---can-do--- attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail; high degree of initiative. Effective communication skills. Strong ---people skills--- --- able to communicate professionally and congenially with donors. Able to write clear, effective proposals, letters, and other documents. Comfortable asking for and securing gifts. Bachelor---s Degree or comparable experience Experience working with nonprofit agencies and/or nonprofit-run businesses a plus Supportive of CASA---s mission and able to communicate the value of the mission to donors. Bilingual English/Spanish (written and spoken) preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand or walk WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. OSHA: This position is not to handle any human body fluids, biological agents, laboratory chemicals, or be exposed to hazardous materials such as noise, asbestos, or carcinogens. This is a union position, represented in collective bargaining by a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Communication Workers of America, Local WBNG 32035 - Communication Workers of America (CWA). If you are offered and accept this position, you will be invited to become a member of the union. All bargaining unit positions require membership or agency fee payer status. CASA Inc. and CASA in Action do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, marital status and national origin. CASA has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective 02 June 2021, requiring COVID---19 vaccination(s) for all employees and prospective employees, AmeriCorps members, and paid or non-paid internships. In accordance with CASA's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees, AmeriCorps members and interns, and their families, CASA members and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations. In making this decision, the executive leadership team reviewed recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, CASA---s Legal Counsel and local health officials. All prospective employees will be required to provide proof of COVID---19 vaccination or appropriate medical / religious accommodation documentation prior to the first day of employment with CASA. AmeriCorps member candidates will be required to provide proof of COVID---19 vaccination or appropriate medical / religious accommodation documentation at the time of presenting proof of citizenship and SSN eligibility. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Keywords: CASA de Maryland Inc, Silver Spring , Development Associate Individual Giving, Other , Hyattsville, Maryland

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