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Fundraising and Events Associate (Non-Profit, Entry-Level)

Job Description
We are looking for an energetic, driven, Fundraising and Events Associate for one of our clients!
This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity.
Salary: $40,000
Competitive Benefits Package
Our client provides overall strategic planning, individualized fundraising campaigns, along with full-cycle event and production management, for not for profit organizations on a local, national, and global scale.
The home office is located in Pelham, NY, however, there will be significant travel to and from Manhattan to meet with clients and attend planned events.
The perfect person for this job will share the team's unparalleled commitment, enthusiasm, and spirit for every project!
This is not a 9-5 position, as no fundraising or event planning position is! This team is dedicated to ensuring every detail is perfect, from start to finish. There will be early mornings and late evenings, but each moment will be as rewarding as the last.
The Fundraising and Events Associate is responsible for assisting Project Managers in the strategy, planning and execution of high-level fundraising events and will work on key aspects of the fundraising and event management plans on all assigned projects, including but not limited to:
- Be a part of creating the overall strategic plan; contributing specific fundraising ideas
- Create and maintain the project timeline, budget and revenues
- Draft core project-specific materials
- Manage outreach lists in Excel and updating and editing as needed
- Invitation Mailings and RSVP-s
- General office responsibilities
- Project, honoree, and fundraising specific research
- Prepare all mail merges and executing all details for mailings
- Follow-up fundraising calls with detailed notes in Excel
- Handle donations and tracking all gifts in the revenue report
- Client communication including agenda preparation and recap notes
Qualifications
- Bachelor-s Degree required
- A car is strongly recommended for this position
- Not-for-profit, fundraising or events experience a plus
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities, work under pressure in fast-paced environment, and interact with wide range of people
- Able to take direction and work independently while also being able to contribute to group discussions
- Highly organized with great attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
- Proficient in all Microsoft Office and social media applications
Requirements
Experience working with not for profit organizations, experience with full-cycle fundraising and event planning, experience being key point of contact for vendors, open schedule to work all hours necessary, strong Excel skills
Why Kelly ? ?
At Kelly
Services ? , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune
100 ? companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access
the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect
with Kelly.
AboutKelly Services ?
As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people
around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of
talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .
Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.


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