Development Assistant [9/11 Memorial]

The Development Assistant will be responsible for all administrative aspects
of the Development Department and supporting overall department activities
to carry out the organization’s mission and vision.
 Managing the department calendar, timesheets, meeting minutes, and
setting up tours of the Memorial and Museum.
 Administrative tasks (e.g., answering phones, mailings, creating
nametags, follow-up calls, donor record maintenance) and additional
assignments as needed.
 Play a key administrative role in the execution of high-profile special
events (including annual benefit, annual 5K Run/Walk, donor
appreciation receptions and other events as needed).
 Assisting with the drafting of letters, briefings, general information,
grant proposals and reports as directed.
 Conducting research on potential donors, corporations and foundations.
 Draft solicitation and thank you letters on behalf of the Development
staff, Senior Staff, and the Board of Directors.
 Assisting with the Individual Membership program.
 Helping with composition of funding proposals and grant writing as
 Assisting with the creation of communications and marketing materials.
 Responsible for updating all donor contact information in Raiser’s Edge.
 Provide occasional assistance outside the normal schedule to
accommodate and support the office.

 Bachelor’s Degree required.
 Professional OR internship experience in an office environment,
preferably a non-profit.
 Strong computer skills – proficiency in full suite of Microsoft Office
applications required and experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred.
 Must be able to work closely with other members of the Development
team and assist where needed, including providing research and
preparing for events and other fundraising initiatives.2
 Excellent communication skills necessary, including the ability to write
and speak clearly and effectively with all stakeholders (Board of
Directors, 9/11 Family Members, staff, donors, etc.).
 Ability to collaborate effectively with all departments on a variety of
 Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality.

General Information
 This is a full-time position.
 We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package.
 Include job title in the email subject field.
 State the location where job posting was seen.
 Send cover letter and resume by 10/18/2013 to
 Please visit our website at
The National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center
Foundation, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. EEO.

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