The Development Assistant is a highly motivated and energetic individual who provides administrative and clerical support to the Director of Development and Grants Manager and manages the Development Offices day-to-day operations. Primary responsibilities include maintenance of the departments donor database, management of donor and prospect files, gift acknowledgement processing, production of donor reports, grant preparation and general office operations. This position assists with the coordination of in-kind, event donations and communications and handles other activities as assigned by the Director of Development. This position will work both traditional and non-traditional hours. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or High School diploma with four years of administrative experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus. The candidate must have excellent written, organizational and interpersonal skills including: effective time management, capability to coordinate and follow assignments through to completion.