The Gift Processing and Database Assistant serves as key member of the Advancement Services team by providing core support for Institutional gift processing and assisting with other data entry projects in support of Brookings’s Institutional fundraising goals. The Gifts Processing and Database Assistant works with complex Raiser’s Edge and SharePoint systems to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate processing, accurate database entry and report production. The Assistant also serves as a resource on gift processing, Raiser’s Edge, and SharePoint for all Institutional users.
Gift Processing (70%)
Raiser’s Edge Administration and Reporting (15%)
SharePoint Proposal and Grant Approval Sites (15%)
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum two years of professional experience required (preferably in a Development Office and/or nonprofit organization). Experience working with relational databases is required. Experience working with Raiser’s Edge is highly preferred.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, computer, and communication skills required. Must have acute attention to detail, and be discreet, dependable, and work quickly. Must have the proven ability to exercise excellent judgment and initiative while maintaining confidentiality. Must be able to function independently and in close cooperation with others. Demonstrated experience in manipulating data, strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel), and fast and accurate data entry skills required.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.