Cambridge Center for Adult Education

42 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
www.ccae.org
hr@ccae.org

Date Posted:
July 30, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Development/Fundraising

Type:
Full-Time

Development Associate

Description:
Organization Information:


CCAE is a nonprofit organization with an annual operating budget of $2 million and a staff of 16 FTEs. We run nearly 2,000 classes over 4 terms, taught by 300 professionals who are experts in their chosen fields. CCAE owns and operates two historic properties in vibrant Harvard Square. (More information about CCAE can be found at www.ccae.org/about)

Position Summary:

The Development Associate will assist the Director of Development in all aspects of the Development Department’s work. Working with the Director of Development, this person will help to cultivate and expand the organization’s donor base of individuals, businesses, and grant-giving institutions, as well as initiate and organize fundraising and other events. This fulltime position reports to CCAE’s Director of Development.

Job Functions:

Event Planning

Work closely with Event Committees in providing planning support for annual events and the biennial Of Course! Gala

Act as staff liaison for CCAE’s Conversation on the Edge Series, Blacksmith House Poetry Series, and other like events

Assume major responsibility for the execution of fundraising events including invitation creation and mailing, RSVP tracking, staffing planning, and on-site logistics

Annual Fund

Manage all aspects of Donor Perfect database including recording and tracking gifts, generating and analyzing reports, and maintaining accurate fiscal and membership data

Organize mailings

Acknowledge gifts

Board of Directors Work

Serve as staff liaison to Board of Directors, Board of Visitors, and Board committees

Assist in scheduling, setup, and other logistics of meetings

Communications

Work with Marketing Department and Executive Director to create effective fundraising materials and communications

Help initiate and then maintain successful partnerships with other community organizations

Qualifications:

Job Qualifications:

One – four years working in development , events management, communications, or related fields

Positive, enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic; must be out-going and have a development-informed, sales-oriented bent, and a desire to learn new things

Working knowledge of Donor Perfect (preferred)

Strong project management skills and comfort with deadline-driven workload

Excellent writing skills

Excellent organizational and communication skills and high level attention to detail

Self-starter and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

BA/BS required

How To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Cambridge Center for Adult Education (Development Dep’t.)

PO Box 9113 Cambridge, MA 02238

Email: marycatherine.deibel@ccae.org

Apply by:
August 31, 2019
About this Organization:


Since 1870, Cambridge Center for Adult Education has been dedicated to providing the widest range of high-quality, low-cost learning opportunities for the diverse adults of greater Boston. At a time when digital and virtual experiences have become omnipresent, Cambridge Center for Adult Education (CCAE) remains deeply committed to place-based, person-to-person, experiential learning. CCAE is a nonprofit organization with an annual operating budget of $2 million and a staff of 16 FTEs. We run nearly 2,000 classes over 4 terms, taught by 350 professionals who are experts in their chosen fields. CCAE owns and operates two historically preserved properties in vibrant Harvard Square. (More information about CCAE can be found at www.ccae.org/about)


CCAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.