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Salem Academy and College announces an opening for the Gift Entry and Donor Records Specialist. Reporting to the VP of Institutional Advancement, the position is the main contact for donors and prospective donors who call the office. They are responsible for processing cash, credit card, online gifts and payments. Other primary responsibilities include entering gifts, gift reconciliations, research, gift reporting, and donor acknowledgements.
Salem Academy and College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law
Serves as primary contact for questions related to donations, gifts-in-kind, pledges and receipting of gifts
Processes cash, credit card, online gifts and payments
Enters and reconciles gifts; prepares gift reporting; sends donor acknowledgements
Manages paperwork related to bequests along with other financial documents and forms
Works with the Business Office to set up new funds and update existing funds
Other duties as assigned
Must have a minimum of at three (3) years of customer service and data entry experience
Strong computer skills to include: Word and Excel
Skilled use of Microsoft Office software to include Word and Excel is required; experience with Raisers’ Edge or similar gift entry processing system is preferred
Ability to generate reports for donor activity and giving results
Strong organizational and planning skills, attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills; must possess the skills to collaborate, communicate and cooperatively work with faculty, staff and administration along with representatives from banking, insurance and other financial institutions
Ability to deal effectively with confidential information
While performing the responsibilities of the Gift Entry and Donor Records Specialist , the employee is required to sit for varying lengths of time; bend, reach, lift, push, and pull up to 15 pounds; occasionally stand, walk, and kneel and regularly ascend/descend stairs; use hands and fingers to handle or feel and manipulate keys on a keyboard; perform extended periods of work at a computer workstation, viewing computer monitor; perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and receive detailed information through oral communication; express and exchange ideas by means of spoken word; and work in an office setting.
The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.