The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF), is a nonpartisan non-profit educational outreach organization. The organization’s mission is to HONOR publicly the achievements of Connecticut women, PRESERVE their stories, EDUCATE the public and INSPIRE the continued achievements of women and girls. It is the state’s premier source for Connecticut women’s history with 121 Inductees.
CWHF seeks an experienced, part-time Development Associate to provide administrative support and research, and to assist with the multiple events, appeals, and donor administration which occur throughout the year. Applicants should possess the ability to navigate large quantities of information from multiple sources, provide donor database management and support CWHF programming. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential to work independently and produce work in a timely manner.
The Development Associate (DA) job will include, but is not limited to, answering phones and responding to inquiries for information, database entry, following gift acceptance protocol along with producing timely development correspondence. The position will also require the creation and management of mailing lists and management of the donor database Gift Works. The DA will also assist in planning, logistics and follow-up activities surrounding CWHF events including the annual Induction Ceremony, some educational programming, and other events throughout the year. The DA will provide direct support for the Director of Development and the Executive Director.
- Associates degree or at least two years of administrative and database experience required.
- Proficient in the latest version of Microsoft Office Suite specifically Word and Excel
- Working knowledge of Gift Works or other donor database is preferred.
- Excellent communication skills, including writing, proofreading, editing, and speaking.
- Strong interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with a high degree of professionalism and ability to build relationships with internal and external audiences.
- Ability to anticipate project needs, help set work priorities, multi-task and work independently to accomplish projects.
- Ability to solve problems.
- Must have excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
- Valid Connecticut driver’s license and reliable, available transportation.
- Preferred commitment to women’s history and education.
Position is part-time and is located on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University. Selected candidate must be able to pass a background check and be eligible for work in the United States.
Resume and cover letter may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Posted 12/3/18. Open until filled.
Are you passionate about women’s issues, achievements and history? Regardless of your major, you may be able to volunteer at the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and receive internship credit at the same time.
Possible Internship areas include:
- Communications, Marketing and Public Relations
- Website Monitoring and Maintenance
- Curriculum Design and Development
- Grant Writing
- Event Planning
As the Hall continues to generate new projects and goals, new internship opportunities will arise. If you are interested in pursuing an internship with the CWHF, please send a resume and cover letter describing your interests, time frame and number of internship hours you desire to email@example.com. Internships are unpaid.