Mission Advancement Specialist

UM is looking for the next person to support our fundraising goals as a member of the Mission Advancement team. The ideal candidate must have a passion for working with donors and connecting them with the UM mission and must have the ability to give attention to every detail of the donor experience.

Reporting to the Director of Mission Advancement, the Mission Advancement Specialist is responsible for the coordination of United Ministries’ donor gift processing, donor relations and supporting external communications to grow community awareness and support.   This position is responsible for entering donor data, including all gift data, into the customer service management system Bloomerang and generating acknowledgment letters and gift reports. The MA Specialist assists in protecting the integrity of the database through regular reconciliations and data review and clean up.

The Mission Advancement Specialist will work with the outside Marketing agency to provide support in the execution of the external communications plan which includes social media and newsletter content and well as coordinating donor communications and direct mail solicitations.

This position will also provide support in the implementation of the annual fund development plan, including donor engagement and retention, fundraising appeals, community outreach,  as well as assist with special events.

  • 1-3 years of professional fundraising and/or sales and marketing experience and 1-3 year project management and/or event experience.
  • Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to rlongino@united-ministries.org