Fundraising Assistant Resume Samples

A Fundraising Assistant takes responsibility for providing administrative support to the fundraising staff and the fundraising director. The most common activities associated with the role are listed on the Fundraising Assistant Resume as – participating in all fundraising activities, including direct mailing, special events, and donor relations; processing donations, and writing acknowledgment letters, maintaining office files for corporate and individual donors, producing and mailing annual letters of appeal; updating database containing records of donations; researching donors, identifying potential new donors, updating information on current and past donors; helping with charity events; preparing registration materials, and taking responsibility for helping with quarterly meetings.

The nature of the job demands the following skills – physical abilities to lift and move items up to 25 pounds; familiarity with MS Office and Excel; excellent communication skills; exceptional social skills; emotional intelligence; and the ability to write correspondence from scratch with no or little supervision. While a degree is often required, a substantial amount of experience can replace education.

Fundraising Assistant Resume example

Fundraising Assistant Resume

Objective : Providing administrative support for special events including registration, guest seating plans, silent auction and boutique preparations, event set up, coordination, and follow-up, and also Assisting with processing donations and communicating with donors.

Skills : 55 Wpm, Microsoft, Data Entry, Database Management, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Kept a record of and process my pay time.
    2. Filed, Data entry, Scanning, and all other general office duties.
    3. Ran and kept files up to date using multiple databases.
    4. Learned all the databases so one can export any reports the director might need.
    5. Received many certificates in office management and databases.
    6. Organized and executed successful political fundraising strategies and events to raise money for campaigns.
    7. Demonstrated strong leadership, networking, and social skills while also carrying out daily management and fundraising responsibilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Some College


Fundraising Assistant Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Fundraising Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Computer Proficient. First Aid/CPR Certification, Excellent Verbal And Written Communication. Analytical Thinking, Good Judgement, Problem Solving, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Proactively prepared for large parties and reservations, anticipating planning and staffing needs.
    2. Effectively listened to, understood, and clarified guest concerns and issues.
    3. Provided friendly and attentive service.
    4. Moved and arranged tables, chairs, and place settings and organized seating for groups with special needs.
    5. Consistently provided professional, friendly, and engaging service.
    6. Resolved guest complaints quickly and efficiently.
    7. Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.
    8. Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA in Athletic Training


Fundraising Assistant Resume

Summary : Majored in Sustainable Food and Farming with concentration in Urban Agriculture and Renewal. Expert administrative, clerical, logistic and support skills. Proficient with all Microsoft Office products. Fluent in French.

Skills : Computer, French, Production, Design, Transportation, Inventory, Management.

Description :

    1. Secured pledges of participation or donation from individuals and corporate donors.
    2. Managed and updated all donor databases.
    3. Explained the tax advantages of contributions to potential donors.
    4. Maintained secure electronic records for all transactions.
    5. Extensive use and knowledge of "SmartCall" program software for the telemarketing industry.
    6. Performed light data entry and ensured accuracy and compliance.
    7. Assisted the organization with phone inquiries from potential donors and members.
    8. Processed filed and maintained vendor and customer payment and credit information.
    9. Directed callers with more specific questions or issues to the appropriate staff member for resolution.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Sustainable Food and Farming

Fundraising Assistant Resume

Summary : With the ability to adapt quickly and efficiently to the working environment, pick up skills fast and apply them effectively by understanding and following instructions. A natural team player, with great communication skills including verbal, written, and interpersonal. 9 years of experience providing individualized customer service, ensuring customer satisfaction.

Skills : InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Harvest, Basecamp, Redmine, Proficient in all Social Media tools, MailChimp, Constant Contact, proficient in both Drupal and WordPress Content Management Systems.

Description :

    1. Responsible for maintaining a list of corporate contacts for local/out-of-state charity events.
    2. Tasked with ensuring contact list is accurate and up to date.
    3. Added/removed contacts based on contacts interest level in MDA mission.
    4. Consistently met or exceeded daily company goals.
    5. Contributed to the achievement of team goals.
    6. Helped plan and run fundraising events for the museum.
    7. Planned committee which planned the final stages of the fundraiser.
    8. Helped decorate for the event, organize auction items, and create the program for the night.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Musical Studies Student

Fundraising Assistant Resume

Objective : Fundraising Project Assistant with 5 years of experience working closely with Project Managers and Administration team members to provide administrative and clerical support as well as planning assignments for various types of contracts. Adept at tracking and monitoring project schedules and budgets updating and reviewing financial status reports and ensuring deliverable deadlines are met.

Skills : Management, Teaching, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assisted Director of Development with planning and executing fundraising campaigns.
    2. Initiated contacts with potential, major, and planned giving donors.
    3. Assembled and mailed invitations to fundraising galas.
    4. Provided phone coverage.
    5. Sorted and delivered incoming and outgoing mail.
    6. Prepared office correspondence.
    7. Entrusted with the production of fundraising letters, mailings, and correspondence for this organization dedicated to providing responsible.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Administration

Fundraising Assistant Resume

Objective : Goal-oriented education management professional with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills seeks opportunities to contribute expertise while working for a reputable organization.

Skills : Advanced Internet Research, Community Outreach And Organization And Fundraising And Benefit Support, Keystrokes: 4500 KPH, Knowledge And Use Of Multi-line Switchboard, Knowledge And Working Capacity Of Windows Software, Strong Oral And Written Communication, Typing Accuracy: 40 WPM.

Description :

    1. Supported the Fundraising Team Leader in the performance of the duties.
    2. Administered online fundraising platforms and build lasting relationships.
    3. Made phone calls to prepared a list of the foundation donors.
    4. Confirmed donor's foundation contribution.
    5. Managed multiple projects, donor databases, and processed donations for multiple political campaigns.
    6. Composed email blasts for various campaigns using MailChimp, NationBuilder, and NGP, including HTML and CSS coding.
    7. Assisted the Call Center Manager with the day-to-day operation of the telemarketing program for the Annual Fund program. 
    8. Research grants and complete grant applications for clients.
    9. Maintained all accounts and contracts, including invoicing, collecting on the delinquent etc.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BA

    Fundraising Assistant Resume

    Objective : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

    Skills : AUTOCAD, MATLAB, ROBOTC, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.

    Description :

      1. Researched and cultivated donors for non-profit clients.
      2. Organized fundraising events and benefit auctions.
      3. Nurtured financial support, assisted in public relations, events, and onboard committees.
      4. Contacted Central Alumni, parents, and friends by making phone calls in order to collect donations for current student scholarships.
      5. Made phone calls to prepared a list of the foundation donors.
      6. Introduced new accounts to the company and serviced these accounts.
      7. Coordinate events that raised over $1,000,000 in a single evening.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      0-2 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Entry Level
      Education
      Education
      MS in Nutrition

      Fundraising Assistant Resume

      Summary : Extensive experience working with diverse clients and communicating technical concepts and practices to non-technical audiences. Quickly and efficiently learn new systems and concepts.

      Skills : Project Management, Multitasking.

      Description :

        1. Exercised superior technical expertise to maintain a database of contributors, while calculating and tracking fundraising totals in excess of $250.
        2. Assisted Representative with administrative and fundraising support on his congressional campaign Directly involved in campaign proceedings.
        3. Organized over 50 events nationally each year for alumni engagement and donor cultivation while analyzing alumni event trends and developing events.
        4. Participated in event management and budgeting tasks.
        5. Handled donor relations initiatives.
        6. Maintaining all accounts and contracts, including invoicing, collecting on the delinquent, etc.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        HS Diploma

        Fundraising Assistant Resume

        Summary : An energetic self-starter with strong communication skills. Work well, independently, or as part of a team. Seeking a professional position within a company/organization that will provide an enthusiastic and competitive challenge of job performance and competency.

        Skills : CRM, Team Management, Data Entry, MS Office.

        Description :

          1. Managed the Major Investor Recognition Program.
          2. Created fundraising training webinar content each month for local and state staff and volunteers.
          3. Maintained relationships with top-level investors through the Hall of Fame Program.
          4. Facilitated partnerships with outside vendors for the initiatives.
          5. Developed and executed monthly fundraising reports to present to the Leadership and Committees.
          6. Designed programs to help educate state and local association staff in fundraising techniques.
          7. Managed the complete creation and development of the bi-annual 5k celebration; attendance of 1500 people.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        Diploma

        Fundraising Assistant Resume

        Objective : Dedicated and accomplished professional with a broad background of sales and management experience in multiple career fields. Highly analytical and organized with a demonstrated ability to improve efficiency and effectiveness of programs.

        Skills : Detail Oriented, Team Player, Budgeting.

        Description :

          1. Promoted awareness and engagement in the fight against childhood poverty and malnutrition.
          2. Converged special interests with basic calls for advocacy through strategic and interactive visual platforms in the field.
          3. Managed initiatives designed to perfect outreach and efficacy of fundraising.
          4. Conducted interviews and all hiring processes, including oversight of training and trainers.
          5. Controlled scheduling and site management.
          6. Reviewed and distributed mail, as well as process incoming funds and ticket orders.
          7. Managed donor files, including updating and editing records, ensuring confidentiality.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        Diploma