Fields: civil rights, law, policy, fundraising, immigrants
Location: Houston Texas
Details and Requirements: The Development Assistant will help ensure the ACLU of Texas meets its fundraising and outreach goals by supporting the administrative needs Development Department and through database management and donor relations. The Development Assistant will serve an essential role in helping the organization’s fundraising operation run smoothly and efficiently, in helping manage and troubleshoot an ongoing transition to a Salesforce-based donor database. Qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent plus at least 2 years of relevant work experience requited, or bachelor’s degree; Confident and professional work style, an ability to work creatively and independently, and to exercise good judgment in stressful circumstances; Excellent organizational skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships in person and over the phone with volunteers, staff colleagues and the general public; Experience with databases and data entry required; Experience with donor databases, donor relations, or gift processing a plus; Excellent clerical, data-management, and writing skills; Bilingual skills, especially the ability to speak Spanish, also helpful, but not required.