Advancement Assistant

  • Development/Advancement
  • Remote
  • Development/Advancement
  • Remote

Website TEAM

Position Posting: Advancement Assistant
Location: Approved Remote Location
Type of Role: Part-time 20-25 hours/week; Hourly/non-exempt
Date: January 2024

About TEAM: TEAM – The Evangelical Alliance Mission is a global Christian ministry organization founded in 1890 that partners with churches to equip and send global workers who make disciples of Jesus Christ among the nations. TEAM is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. For this reason, TEAM hires only candidates who wholeheartedly and without reservation agree with and live according to  TEAM’s Statement of Faith. TEAM staff thoroughly embrace the purpose, vision, beliefs, and values of TEAM. 

About the Role: The Advancement Assistant will provide administrative support to the Executive Director of Advancement as well as foundation/grant proposal support to the Director of Advancement ensuring that administrative processes which support fundraising efforts run efficiently.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
Oversee the Advancement Team calendar, planning and scheduling regular team meetings
Partner with the Executive Director of Advancement (EDA) to effectively engage high-capacity givers in scheduling face-to-face meetings with follow-up, using a high level of professionalism and discernment
Transcribe and input EDA’s donor visit notes into Salesforce
Assist in managing the donor cycle for the EDA’s portfolio
Oversee TEAM travel arrangements for in person meetings and general travel for the EDA
Assisting in stewardship efforts: strategizing, implementing, and managing an annual calendar of events, in conjunction with gift officers
Oversee logistics for all advancement/development events, including some travel to host
Perform analysis to make connections between grantor focus and TEAM strategic priorities to provide support to grant research and proposal development

Qualifications of the Role: 
Spiritually mature with a growing relationship with Jesus Christ
Have a heart for global missions and a familiarity with the world of missions
Minimum of two years of post-high school training; bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
At least 2 years of experience in an administrative role
Be a self-starter who identifies and pursues opportunities to serve the Advancement team
Able to work under the supervision and guidance of others yet comfortable making independent decisions in the pursuit of agreed-upon objectives
Self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented; able to manage one’s time and work tasks efficiently
Analytical capability along with solid proofing skills
Flexible, able to calmly manage changes in plans or expectations
Demonstrate communication skills and technological proficiency to
effectively manage a heavy email load; communicate through email and video conferencing; navigate Microsoft Teams and be able to manage departmental documents on that medium;  leverage previous customer relationship management (CRM) experience, preferably with Salesforce or be willing to learn;
keep accurate records of inquiries, meetings, etc.; master new computer software as needed
Capacity for handling sensitive personal information discreetly
Experience working in a team setting with others; have a positive attitude and be willing to serve in a support role as a valuable team member


Disclaimer: The information in this document indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as totally comprehensive of every job duty, responsibility, or qualification required by an employee assigned to this position. An employee may be required to perform other assignments not listed here.

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