Job Summary Boston Children's Hospital Trust is the philanthropic resource for the hospital which provides vital funds to support our cutting edge research, community outreach, patient family programs and medical education.
The Development Assistant, Leadership Gifts supports the Assistant Vice President by managing calendars, meeting set up, reporting and day-to-day administrative responsibilities. In addition this vital role will also partner to support the Boston Children's Hospital League, and our Honor Great Care Tribute program. Our team of talented fundraising professionals are passionate about our mission, are strong collaborators, can bring different kinds of expertise and can help us shape a bold, extraordinary future for kids and families everywhere.
This position offers a hybrid work schedule with an on-site requirement of six days per month.
This Development Assistant, Leadership Gifts will:
Maintain meeting calendar of supervisor and schedule internal and external appointments and meetings with donors, doctors, volunteers, trustees, and hospital staff. Reserve and prepare conference rooms and order refreshments for meetings and donor visits.
Maintain constituent information in donor database including biographical information, Trust codes, solicitor actions and proposal information.
Provide general office support including answering phones, greeting and directing guests, and providing other basic administrative help as necessary.
Prepare invoices for the department including payment requisitions for vendors, employee reimbursements and serves as contact to resolve discrepancies. May reconcile monthly bills with overall budget.
Organize events including: developing and managing invitation lists, attendance, room space, refreshments and staffing the event.
Assist supervisor with special projects and preparation of reports and documents as needed.
Develop proficiency in donor database, with the ability to run basic reports and queries.
Assist supervisor and team with special projects as needed.
To qualify, you must have:
Minimum of an Associate's Degree and 4 years of fundraising related work experience.
Bachelor's degree preferred and would replace the experience requirement
Strong relationship management skills and the ability to connect with donors and other stakeholders to help resolve their issues
Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines
Strong attention to detail skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint); Ability to work with data and databases
Must be available to work occasional nights and weekends for event coverage
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork. *LI
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.