Company: JDRF International
Posted on: September 20, 2022
JDRF's mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to
cure, prevent, and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish
this, JDRF has invested more than $2.5 billion in research funding
since our inception. We are an organization built on a grassroots
model of people connecting in their local communities,
collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising
impact and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion
and energy. We collaborate with academic institutions, policymakers
and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a
pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. Our
staff and volunteers throughout the United States and our five
international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy, community
engagement and our vision of a world without T1D. For more
information, please visit jdrf.org or follow us on Twitter:
This position is based in Naples, FL and is not a remote role.
This is an opportunity to join a strong Chapter team and work
closely with the development team, local leadership, regional
teams, and an outstanding group of volunteers to increase the reach
and impact of the Chapter. This position is based out of the
Southern Florida Naples office with the option for some remote work
The Development Assistant helps to organize, coordinate, implement,
and expand a variety of the Chapter's development activities that
build and strengthen links to potential and existing volunteers and
donors and that grow the Chapter's revenue through corporate,
individual, volunteer, and other community involvement. This
position also supports chapter fundraising events, as well as
marketing and communications efforts, including social media,
website, and email marketing as needed.
--- Supports and maintains the vision, mission, priorities, and
guiding principles of JDRF. Understands the strategic direction and
purpose of the organization and supports the Chapter's fundraising
strategies and business needs.
--- Provide general administrative support to Executive Director
and other chapter staff as needed
--- Assists in the functioning of the Chapter's daily operations,
projects, and tasks.
--- Oversees diverse administrative duties for the Chapter
including providing administrative support for fundraising
activities, which includes managing fundraising events and donor
prospects, supporting solicitations, tracking and acknowledging
donations, and preparing information needed for meetings.
--- Ensures timely and accurate daily usage of CRM to document
activities with donors and volunteers.
--- Assists with volunteer recruitment, assignment, and management
--- Provides support for event social media, websites and marketing
email system as needed.
--- Assists Chapter leadership in preparation of board meetings and
--- Certifies accurate recording of information in database, file
system, and/or records. Creates, updates, and revises as
--- Manage chapter Outlook calendar and inbox and maintain supply
inventory for office and chapter events.
--- Ensures personal accountability for meeting deadlines and
responding to volunteers and other department requests.
--- Keeps steady communication between team members and committee
--- Maintains a good understanding of JDRF's mission and research
--- Performs other duties as assigned.
--- 2 years of work experience (administrative or relevant
--- Fundraising and event experience preferred
--- Must be a self-starter while also being collaborative and an
amazing team player
--- Proficiency Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel &
PowerPoint) and office equipment
--- Familiarity with databases (Salesforce, Convio and Greater
--- Knowledge of administrative procedures, such as coordination of
people and resources,
planning, and resource allocation, as well as ability to develop
presentations, reports, and business correspondence, manage files
and records, and coordinate other office procedures.
--- Ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers
and demonstrate an 'all hands-on deck' demeanor.
--- Strong verbal and written communication and presentation
skills. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
Active listening, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
--- Effectively multi-task, establish priorities, and work in a
fast-paced environment. Highly efficient in time management and can
meet deadlines under pressure. Detail-oriented and strong
--- College degree or equivalent combination of education and
--- Ability to travel within Chapter footprint. Occasional evening
and weekend work required as needed.
To protect the health and safety of our employees, all employees
are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have a
COVID-19 booster shot regardless of location or position. This
includes those with remote status. Requests for medical, religious,
and other exemptions will be considered on an individual basis.
JDRF will comply with all federal, state, and local laws.
JDRF supports a diverse and inclusive workforce.
JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
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