Genacross Lutheran Services has an immediate opening for a full-time Foundation Support Specialist. This position will be responsible for the effective support of the day-to-day activities for the department. In addition, this individual will be responsible for maintaining the donor database to include the entry of donations and generation of necessary reports to enable and inform staff members associated with the Foundation to accomplish their duties.
This position will also participate in Foundation Board meetings and Investment Committee meetings as the recorder to support the Secretary of the Board. Maintaining up-to-date calendar activities, coordinating meetings, and ordering of necessary supplies will also be a responsibility of this role. In addition, this individual will provide an awesome experience by the timely execution of all correspondence and acknowledgment of donations. Being entrepreneurial and innovative, this person considers new opportunities to achieve goals, drives improvement in process, recognizes the power of effective stewardship, and develops and implements plans to steward donors of all giving levels.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred and/or at least five years of experience in event management, nonprofit management, development or a related field is required. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and be current in the technical aspects of charitable giving, technology, etc. and be literate in Windows and Microsoft Office, with the ability to learn and navigate applicable donor-related software. Accuracy and organizational skills are highly necessary for this position. We provide a competitive pay and benefit package that includes a 401(k); health, life, dental, disability and vision care; along with paid and holiday time off.