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Temporary Administrative Assistant #29663

Temporary Administrative Assistant

Salary: DOE

2 years of professional experience in Development or related field in the non-profit or public sector preferred

Our client, a non-profit organization that empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, is seeking a Temporary Administrative Assistant. In this role, you will provide department-wide administrative support and participate in all fundraising activities including donor and foundation relations and special events.


  • Administrative Assistant will manage the companies development database (Salesforce) to ensure effective engagement of our donors, funders, and prospects in a timely fashion
  • Prepare and send acknowledgment letters
  • Work with the Development Team to help steward funders. Assist in coordinating donor and funder site visits
  • Conduct prospect research (corporations, foundations, and government funding sources) to identify prospective funding sources
  • In partnership with the Donor Relations & Events Manager, execute event vision and strategy for engaging new audiences and current donors more deeply
  • Assist with all donor cultivation and fundraising event logistics to produce high-quality and engaging events for prospective donors and critical audiences
  • Work collaboratively with the Senior Manager, Corporate & Foundation Relations to request and coordinate programmatic information, financial materials, and data needed to prepare compelling proposals and reports
  • Proofread and edit narrative material to meet proposal and reporting requirements
  • Contribute to special events and projects as part of the Development team
  • Participate in Development staff meetings


  • 2 years of professional experience in Development or related field in the non-profit or public sector preferred
  • High degree of organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong writing skills, including editing and proofreading skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks accurately while adhering to deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Teams,SharePoint)
  • Salesforce database experience a plus
  • Able to seek creative solutions to challenging situations
  • Open to considering different perspectives, being flexible to absorb information and adjust plans quickly when appropriate

Categories: Temp or Contract| Administrative Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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