Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (OLSHF) provides multiple programs serving over 200,000 students, adults, and seniors each year. Our efforts range from vision and hearing screenings for students in schools to manufacturing eyeglasses through our finishing lab and optical shop. Our mission is to screen, treat, save, and restore sight and hearing in partnership with Lions Clubs.
The Development Administrator will support resource development and program staff by coordinating fundraising and social events, print and digital media communications, and donor engagement.
They will manage the day to day tasks of our resource development efforts including event logistics such as organizing facilities and details like décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, recruiting attendees, sponsors, and speakers.
They will use graphic design software (Adobe Creative Suite) to creatively develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts, with range of social and digital media to create and distribute content.
Data entry and management as it relates to our constituents and donor development.
They will provide support for resource development efforts with accuracy and attention to detail while demonstrating effective problem solving skills.
This role works in close collaboration with the Development Director to ensure our development efforts are meeting strategic goals.
Responsibilities & Duties
Work with director and program staff to generate print and social media materials; to produce donor acknowledgements and direct mail efforts; coordinate the design and ordering of OLSHF awards; and coordinate the logistics of fundraising and outreach meetings and events.
Enable effective donor management by accurately updating and maintaining development related databases, spreadsheets, and 3rd party rankings (such as Charity Navigator).
Develop and foster relationships with Lions Club members, donors, and partnering organizations; find personal connections with staff, board, trustees, volunteers, donors that will encourage the attention of institutional funders.
Administratively support the donor directed projects and programs, institutional and individual funders, and developing internal reporting systems with program staff.
Coordinates all donor related events of OLSHF to ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
Qualifications & Skills
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities.
Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people – junior and senior, for-profit and nonprofit, and from diverse backgrounds.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Nonprofit experience preferred.
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision. Strong organizational and self-management skills. Must be detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff. Very strong professionalism and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedules. Ability to multi-task and meet challenging deadlines, set priorities, and respond quickly to short notice requests. Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal).
Ability to sit for long periods of time. Repetitive use of hands and fingers (i.e. keyboarding, data entry). Must be able to see and hear in order to gather and input information; respond to face-to-face and telephone inquiries. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds on occasion.
$16-19/hour depending on experience; Employer paid benefits including medical, dental, vision, Life, AD&D, Short & Long Term Disability; Employer paid retirement benefit of 4% gross wages
Email a cover letter and resume (PDF or Word only) using your last then first name in the file name(s) to Employment@OLSHF.org. Use “Development Administrative Assistant” in the email subject line. Applications must be received by 5pm Friday, November 2.
OLSHF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and may be changed as deemed necessary by the organization.