Monday, May 08, 2017

Development and Library Association Assistant - Mark Twain Library

Development and Library Association Assistant - Mark Twain Library (Redding, CT Public Library). Want to work in a lively, historic and inviting environment? Are you a resourceful problem solver who enjoys learning new skills and paying attention to detail? The Mark Twain Library in Redding, CT has a part-time position for a candidate who is comfortable establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with library staff, volunteers and board. The Development Assistant provides support for ongoing development activities such as gift processing, donor record keeping, donor recognition and other development efforts of the library. The position serves as the liaison between donors and the library, fielding question, taking electronic, paper and phone reservations, and assisting onsite at fundraisers and special events and reservations. There is frequent interaction with donors, potential donors and Friends of the Library as well as event sponsors. Duties: Day to day duties include entering data into eTapestry, running regular and ad-hoc reports. Acknowledging gifts, pledges and in-kind donations and assuring records are accurate and timely. Needed skills include demonstrated written and verbal skills, strong basic math ability, and excellent interpersonal skills. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Adroit at using eTapestry (or other fundraising software) as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience working in a library or non-profit environment highly desired. This is a part-time 20 hour per week position. Occasional overtime will be required. You must be able to assist as required at several weekend or weekday events and fundraisers each year. Salary range: $20 - $22 per hour, experience dependent. Application deadline May 25, 2017. Send resume, cover letter and names of three references to The subject line should read Development Assistant Application.