Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0007
Post Date 3/26/2018
Title Development Operations Associate
City Chicago
State IL
Description The American Library Association’s Development Office is seeking a full-time Development Operations Associate. We are looking for a curious, tech-savvy information manager and architect to join our team at our Chicago headquarters.

Reporting to the Director of the Office, the successful candidate will have four main areas of responsibility:

• Reporting and data preparation. This person will be the primary manager of the iMIS database for the Development Office. They will produce fundraising reports for internal and external use.
• Gift processing. This person will share gift processing responsibilities, including gift entry; writing and producing thank you letters
• Fundraising: this person will help manage sending out small fundraising appeals.
• Donor cultivation and stewardship. This person will enter contact reports into iMIS, manage donor stewardship processes, and manage donor acknowledgement on the web and written lists.

SALARY: negotiable from the high 40s; based on relevant experience. ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacation and retirement annuity.


Apply online including cover letter and resume

(Additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as your resume)


Please send cover letter and resume to:

American Library Association
Human Resources Department
Ref: devassocoperDevOffice
fax: 312-280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Familiarity with fundraising or membership databases required (ALA uses iMIS); strong Excel skills; strong writing and communication skills; experience with Drupal a plus; detail oriented and a team player.
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