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Constituent Relations Associate
Job Location: Seattle, WA

General Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Constituent Relations Associate is responsible for the timely and accurate capture and tracking of donor data in donor database management systems (Convio and Team Approach).  He/she carries out the preparation of donor correspondence in relation to their donations and inquiries; generates lists for mailings; and provides donor-related analyses to the Director of Development and the senior management team.  The Constituent Relations Associate acts as a point of contact with the National Association's Donor Services team for matters relating to donation tracking and acknowledgements, and collaborates with the chapter's Operations team for matters relating to cash receipts and gift processing.

Essential Job Functions

Donor Relations:

  • Be responsible for gift processing and entry into donor-tracking software (Convio and Team Approach), ensuring accuracy of coding, gift and donor information
  • Supervise donor relations volunteer who assists with gift entry into database
  • Manage preparation of donor correspondence, including tax receipts for donations and honorarium notifications
  • Gather content, design, and produce donor impact reports mailed to donors and grant funders
  • Extract mailing lists and data from Convio, Team Approach and Donor Perfect to supplement report
  • Research prospective donors and grant funders, when requested
  • Serve as main liaison to National Association's Donor Services team in regard to tracking donations, including matching gifts and employee giving
  • Work closely with constituents and National Office to update donor contact information and mailing preferences
  • Act as first point of contact for constituent inquiries and requests for assistance
  • Send out year-end donation letters for specific donors, including monthly donors
  • Assist Development Director with additional projects, as requested

    Grant Writing:

  • Work collaboratively with Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager and Development Director to assist in foundation LOI and grant writing process, as requested

    Third Party Events:

    Serve as staff liaison for upcoming third-party events and compile Association materials to assist with events
    Create online fundraising Convio websites to process third-party and other chapter fundraising events when requested

    Event Coordination:

    Track event sponsorships through invoicing and receipt process
    Assist the Events team as needed with event registrations and/or event logistics, including day of event support
    Host information tables at various outreach and fundraising events, upon request
    Additional duties as assigned

    Minimum Requirements:

    Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred
    At least one year experience working with donors, foundations, and volunteers
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and typing speed of at least 50 words per minute
    Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Must exercise diplomacy, tact and collaborative spirit in maintaining productive relationships with donors, Association staff, supporters, and volunteers
    Familiarity and proficiency with donor-tracking databases/software
    Flexibility to work nights and weekends as required during special events (could be 5-6 weekends a year)
    Regional travel as needed (overnight travel is expected to be rare)
    Must have access to reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance

    Click here to apply!

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    Alzheimer's Association, National Office
    225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60601
    We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.

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