The American Bar Foundation (ABF) seeks a full-time Donor Services Coordinator to provide support to The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.
The Donor Services Coordinator is responsible for all functional activities of the ABF’s donor database (Raisers Edge) and for a variety of administrative tasks related to events and communications. The Donor Services Coordinator is part of a five-person team that generates more than two million annually for the American Bar Foundation through gifts of The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. The Donor Services Coordinator will report directly to the Director of the Fellows, with a dotted-line report to the Fellows Events Manager. This position is an excellent fit for an individual seeking to expand his or her nonprofit development experience through undertaking a wide range of responsibilities related to fundraising.
The Donor Services Coordinator will:
be responsible for the efficiency and accuracy of the database;
manage and execute timely entry of all gifts to the Foundation, from both Fellows and non-Fellows;
design and run queries and provide exports to staff as requested;
produce accurate donor information for Annual Report, annual Roster, and other publications;
assist with gift acknowledgements;
update constituent records in database with new information as received;
produce receipts for all gifts received;
perform ongoing data cleanup;
act as liaison with Blackbaud account manager;
track event RSVPs online;
serve as the main contact for event registrants;
update database with attendance information;
manage mass mailing to constituents; and,
be responsive to requests from the Director of the Foundation and other managers and work collaboratively with colleagues across all departments of the Foundation.
A minimum of one (1) year of solid and intensive experience with Raiser’s Edge, preferably with knowledge of NetCommunity
Demonstrable expertise in running queries, exports, and imports
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office programs, especially with mail merge tools and Excel
Superb organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and orally
Ability to track and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to interact with attorneys, judges, scholars and academic professionals
May require some evening and weekend work for events
This position is highly responsible and depends on maintaining confidentiality and discretion in all areas of Foundation business.
Located in Chicago, the American Bar Foundation is a nonprofit, independent national research institute committed to empirical research on law, legal institutions and legal processes.
Integral support to the ABF is provided by The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization of lawyers, judges, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.
The American Bar Foundation is committed to equal opportunity in employment under all governing laws. The ABF encourages diversity in its workforce and seeks to provide equality of opportunity for all applicants and employees. All persons are considered for positions on the basis of job-related requirements. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training termination, and other items and conditions of employment will be made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or marital status.
The ABF offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous health, retirement and vacation.
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Located in Chicago, IL, the American Bar Foundation is a non-profit, independent national research institute committed to empirical research on law, legal institutions and legal processes. The ABF’s mission is to serve the legal profession, the public, and the academy through empirical research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law and its impact on society.