Position Available: External Affairs Assistant (Part Time)

January 20, 2015

General Purpose of the Position:
ECF is looking to fill the position of External Affairs Assistant with someone who is eager, hardworking, committed to ECF’s mission, with a proactive, “can do” attitude. This position provides administrative and technical support to the marketing, public relations, and fundraising operations of the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF).

Supervisory and Other Contacts:
The External Affairs Assistant reports to the Senior Marketing Director, provides support to the Director of Development and works closely with other ECF staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. E-communications support including writing, formatting and preparing, and sending email blasts, managing email preferences, preparing email lists
  2. Database (Raiser’s Edge) administration including record updates, queries and exports, event setup and management, processing of event registrations and online donations, and developing custom reports
  3. Website maintenance and updates, and social media initiatives
  4. Planning and administrative support for events
  5. Manage in house donor mailings, including list generation and mail merges
  6. In-depth donor research
  7. General clerical and administrative support to the External Affairs department including proofreading and editorial assistance, photocopying and mailing preparation
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree. This position is based in New York.

Knowledge, Ability and Skills:
Excellent written and oral skills; results and detail oriented; database management experience; excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign); familiarity with website CMS systems, strong working knowledge of Raisers Edge; comfortable with social media platforms. Ability to manage projects end-to-end, keeping stakeholders apprised of project status, and meet critical deadlines.

Hours and compensation: 20 hrs/ week; hourly rate based on experience.

Interested candidates should please email cover letter and resume; references upon request.

Rebecca McDonald
Episcopal Church Foundation