(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Donor Services and Research professional highly skilled in fundraising database systems and development operations. Committed to data integrity, being knowledgeable about programs, honoring donor intent, and enhancing the institutional advancement team’s ability to increase philanthropy.
  • Data Entry
  • Gift Processing
  • Donor Research
  • Fundraising Reports
  • Donor Relations
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • Familiarity with JF&CS programs and language
  • Analytical
  • Inquisitive
  • Thorough
  • Investigative
  • Detail oriented
  • Critical thinker
  • Works collaboratively
University of Connecticut Storrs, CT Expected in 2012 Bachelor of Science : Allied Health Sciences - GPA :
Work History
Columbia University - Donor Services and Research Associate
New York, NY, 09/2016 - Current

This is a newly created position. In addition to the responsibilities of the Fundraising Database Administrator, it includes the following research functions to help create meaningful connections with prospects and donors and identifies their capacity and inclination to give:

  • Create mini bios for event attendees and full profiles on major donors and prospects by gathering information from multiple sources
  • Find public record of giving to other organizations
  • Wealth screenings for major donors, prospects, and strategic cohorts
  • Biographical data corroboration (birth dates, employment and education history, relationships, hobbies)
Jewish Family & Children's Service - Fundraising Database Administrator
City, STATE, 01/2014 - 08/2016
  • Efficient and conscientious gift, pledge, tribute notification, and acknowledgement letter processing
  • Maintain and improve database integrity through cleanup projects and precise data entry that follows best practice
  • Create new constituent records and update existing records
  • Communicate with donors on matters of gift intake and payment methods
  • Coordinate pledge invoicing/reminders 
  • Produce daily gift reports for reconciliation with Fiscal and to keep Development informed of giving
  • Produce monthly gift reports to Programs and perform monthly update of pledge balances for Fiscal
  • Create and manage gift codes and database fields for effective report processing and activity tracking
  • Generate diverse and custom data queries and exports for Development, Programs, and Fiscal  
  • Draft acknowledgement letters for event giving
  • Edit over fifty acknowledgement letters on a rolling basis (update program and agency language, customize for major donors and other special criteria)
  • Maintain major donor files for external audits
Jewish Family & Children's Service - Gift Processor Temp via Nesco Resources
City, STATE, 2014 - 01/2014

Carroll Center For The Blind - Development Assistant
City, STATE, 10/2012 - 09/2013
  • Processed all contributions, pledges, acknowledgement letters, and tribute notifications     
  • Supported Annual Fund Manager with daily operational tasks
  • Reconciled weekly with Fiscal through generation of financial reports
  • Proofread marketing materials (Focus Newsletter and Annual Report) and added written sections to the department's Raiser’s Edge Manual
  • Obtained sponsorships and donated gift cards as a result of my solicitation letter for inaugural fundraising event: Canines for Carroll Dog Walk
University Of Connecticut Foundation - Biographical Data Assistant, Student Employee
City, STATE, 08/2010 - 07/2012
  • Examined donor profiles and major gift officers' activity reports for biographical updates on alumni and donors
  • Completed data cleanup projects for ongoing database conversion     
  • Corroborated biographical information through database and internet research

NEDRA (New England Development Research Association)

JF&CS Ethics Committee

Additional Information

Currently enrolled in JF&CS Introduction to Management

Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Raiser's Edge, DonorSearch, DonorPerfect

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