Job Posting: Development Assistant at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep

Development/Administration Assistant

Reports directly to President and undertakes any tasks assigned by President.

Daily responsibilities include maintaining and updating donor database; generating donor acknowledgment letters; processing gifts and handling returned mail.

Assists with planning and execution of events for fundraising, donor cultivation and administration annual spring gala, board meetings, and foundation/donor visits.

Assists in the creation of the annual report including gathering data, writing text, and locating photos as well as managing production of same.

Assists President in her communication with donors and general public. Coordinates communication between sponsors and sponsored students. Handles logistics for major mailings. Writes and edits newsletters, e-blasts, program brochures and flyers. Helps maintain and update BJP social media including website.

Conducts fundraising research and drafts grant proposals and request letters.

Assists with bookkeeping and accounting tasks including but not limited to the following: entering data into QuickBooks, preparing bank deposits in accordance with Financial Procedures Manual, making bank deposits, and assisting with bill paying.

Supports the President and Principal with a range of diverse aspects of office and building management tasks and provides clerical support to administration as needed;

Assists with creating and maintaining development and administration files.
Responsible for taking photos at events and organizing photo files.


Excellent writing, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Self-directed, highly motivated and detail oriented with strong time management skills

Proficiency in Microsoft word and excel.

Passion for the mission of Brooklyn Jesuit Prep

Available to work some evenings and weekends as required

Preferred experience: event planning and development in an educational setting

Bachelor’s degree is required


Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. This is an entry level position.

Benefits Package: Includes paid holidays, vacation and sick days, medical insurance and optional 401(K) plan. Housing is available.

Applications will be accepted through September 10, 2015. Interested candidate should email a cover letter and resume to


Entry level position


New position with strong potential for growth





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