Works with the Houston Metro Philanthropy department in partnership with other project managers to support the National Philanthropy Group and Marketing & Communications department to plan, manage, and execute projects and activities to support the department’s overall strategy and goals. Represents the Houston Metro Philanthropy group in cross-functional meetings and projects. Provides administrative support to the Director, Houston Metro Philanthropy. Communicates Living Water’s Christian ethos and mission to provide water, for life, in Jesus’ name.
These principles guide and identify us as colleagues and representatives of Living Water:
Be Good Stewards
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist the Director, Houston Metro Philanthropy in achieving the overall fundraising goals for the organization, as well the individual fundraising goal of the Houston Metro department. Includes attending donor meetings, developing proposals, distributing reports, and recording activities in LWIS and in The Raiser’s Edge donor database
Coordinate with the Project Manager, Philanthropy to identify and initiate projects to meet the current and future needs of the National Philanthropy Group
Maintain spreadsheets on Houston Metro fundraising results to report progress towards annual goal
Manages processes and systems that effectively and efficiently serve donors
Curate digital resources for the NPG in BOX and other media
Maintain inventory of print resources and fundraising supplies
Manage projects as assigned to achieve greater efficiencies between Houston Metro and other departments
Assist the Director, Houston Metro Philanthropy in administrative tasks such as: preparation of status reports and presentations, preparation of budgets and expense reports, performing budget to actual reviews, scheduling meetings, and booking travel itineraries
Coordinate logistical aspects of development department meetings, as well as record meeting minutes and follow up on action items
Coordinate with other departments to identify, create proposals, and report back on fundraising opportunities
Assist with the management of Living Water’s online store, including inventory management, purchasing, and customer support.
Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or non-profit management
1 to 3 years of experience
Ability to work both independently and to collaborate with teams of individuals in diverse settings, with solution-oriented approach
Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). Database experience, preferably Raiser’s Edge
WORKING ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS
Standard office environment in Houston corporate office.
International travel possible, but not required.
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