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The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.
We bring together leading experts in government and academia from all over the world, rooted in open-minded inquiry and representing diverse points of view, who provide the highest quality research, policy recommendations, and analysis. Research topics cover a full range of public policy issues in economics, foreign policy, development, governance and metropolitan policy.
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The Office of Development manages the Trustees, institutional partnerships, leadership giving, the International Advisory Council, the Brookings Council, the Brookings Society, and overall fundraising strategies for the Executive Office and Institution at large.
Please note: This position is based in Brookings' Washington, DC office. The person hired for this position must be willing to move or currently reside in Washington DC, Maryland, or Northern Virginia. In response to COVID-19, Brookings staff are temporarily teleworking.
Ready to contribute to Brookings success?
The Development Services Coordinator serves as key member of the Development Services team by providing core support for institutional gift processing and assisting with data entry projects to advance Brookings’s institutional fundraising goals. The Development Services Coordinator works with complex Raiser’s Edge and SharePoint systems to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate processing, database entry, and report production. The Coordinator also serves as primary point of contact on gift processing, Raiser’s Edge, and SharePoint for all institutional users.
Gift Processing (50%)
Data Processing and Reporting (20%)
Database Administration and Data Maintenance (20%)
SharePoint Proposal and Grant Approval Sites (10 %)
Ready to make an impact? In this role, you will support Brookings values of collegiality, respect, inclusion, diversity and community, and bring the following qualifications:
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 or similar program 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 working with data, strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel), and fast and accurate data entry skills required.
What can we offer you? Brookings provides a generous benefit package that is comprehensive and includes both traditional benefits and unique offerings.
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.