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|Job Title:||Development Fellow|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:||Greenpeace is the leading independent environmental organization that utilizes bold action, cutting-edge research and creative communications to protect the Earth. We expose global environmental problems and promote the solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. We investigate, document and expose environmental destruction in a peaceful manner and promote open, informed debate about society's environmental choices. To ensure our independence we do not accept donations from corporations or governments. To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.greenpeace.org
Are you starting out in your career or interested in branching out into a new skill area? A Greenpeace Fellowship may be perfect for you! Our fellowships are short-term positions, designed to give talented individuals the opportunity to develop skills on the job and get to know Greenpeace.
Greenpeace is looking for an individual who is energetic and passionate about the environment that wants an opportunity to learn about fundraising and can assist with many projects within the Development Department.
The Development Fellow is responsible for providing administrative and project support to the Development Administrator and the Development Department. Projects involve compiling and submitting data requests to obtain data pulls for our donor mailings, database cleaning and maintenance of donor files, merging documents to send out acknowledgments and tailored information packets. Other tasks will include: data entry with donor info in database, spreadsheets maintenance, and maintenance of our Development areas to upkeep of current materials, records and supplies.
1. General Development
a) Process all incoming checks for various teams within Development
b) Responsible for file retention containing donor information
c) Write acknowledgments for middle donor program, merge files, and mail the letters
d) Thank you calls to donors
e) Send out materials to staff in other offices
f) Monitor petitions
2. Assist Planned Giving
a) Gather materials (data, letter, inserts, etc.) for in-house mailings
b) Sending out acknowledgments and information packets
c) Data entry for responses from mailings and inquiries
d) Updating donor accounts in Team Approach and file hard copies
e) File maintenance and purging projects
f) Estate file maintenance
3. Assist Major Gifts
a) Mail merges and data clean-up
b) Project support as needed
-Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
-Excellent attention to detail
-Proficiency in Word and Excel
-Experience working with a membership database a plus
-Excellent multi-tasking skills
-Prior experience in a non-profit organization and development/fundraising knowledge a plus
$10/hr, full-time, paid holidays and sick time, $40/month in metro vouchers
Six month contract
Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please include the following in your cover letter: a specific explanation of your interest in Greenpeace's mission and the available position and how you found out about this career opportunity. Please use the email subject line: Development Fellow Position-YOUR NAME. All fellowship applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Application deadline is November 8, 2012. No phone calls please.