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Donor Development Associate

  • Full Time
  • RTP, NC
  • $47 - $52,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $47 - $52,000
  • Cover letter required for consideration.

Website tricomfdn Triangle Community Foundation

Development & Donor Engagement

o    Receive and respond to initial inquiries from individuals, families, nonprofit agencies, or businesses about giving to or through the Foundation, setting up a fund, or supporting the Foundation’s programs.

o    Support initial welcome communications with new donors in advance and as part of donor orientation. Ensure thorough and consistent onboarding of donors and activation of funds.

o    Oversee and implement process steps for all gift and fund creation activities.

o    Track new fund prospects from among general inquiries, specifically for cultivation opportunities such as Foundation events and for reporting purposes.

o    Receive and triage inquiries about gifts of complex assets, such as real estate and business interests, or legacy gifts contemplated through estate planning.

o    Attend and represent the Foundation at community events and professional gatherings.


Team Administration

o    Support data management and strategy efforts, including:

·         Manage fund and donor lists.

·         Perform fund administration in CSuite database, including overseeing, tracking, and updating profiles.

o    Maintain professional advisor profiles and track legacy gift activity within the Foundation’s database.

·         Oversee paper files and digitize records.

·         Manage internal documentation.

·         Data entry.

o    Provide project support for inter-departmental projects, including:

·         Support Community Engagement team in fundraising efforts.

·         Track recommendations from Foundation staff to donors.

o    Manage Development database projects, including:

·         Organize and clean up profiles.

·         Verify historical records.

·         Digitize files.

o    Assist in managing logistics of Development and Donor Engagement functions, such as event coordination, invitations, and materials as needed.

o    Work with Senior Development Officer and other Foundation staff to update published versions of fund agreements, guidelines, and related administrative forms.


o    Commitment to the Foundation’s goals, values, and mission.

o    Familiarity with the Triangle region, its issues, organizations, people, and resources.

o    Prior development experience preferred.

o    College degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred.

o    Strong data management skills: Experience with CRM databases, Microsoft Office Suite and spreadsheet proficiency preferred.

o    Available to attend some events on nights and weekends.

o    Ability to interact well with diverse populations and constituencies with excellent relationship-building, listening, and facilitation skills.

o    High degree of professionalism, integrity, and warmth.

o    Ability and willingness to work closely with other colleagues as a team.

o    Strong written and oral communication skills with a customer service orientation.

o    Detail-oriented with strong research and analytical skills.

o    Willingness to work flexibly within a hybrid work environment and to adjust activities and priorities and take on new responsibilities.

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