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Development Assistant

$16.87 per hour (full-time 37.5 hours per week)

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020, 2021 and 2022 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that are leading the way to 100% equity, inclusion and access for people living with disabilities, families and communities. Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger! If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

What we offer:
  • Live and on demand Professional Development opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Several Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • 403B Savings Plan
  • Easterseals Cares Wellness Program
  • Work Life Balance
  • The Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Community and the Organization

What we value:
  • Strong work ethic
  • An energetic individual
  • Honesty
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Team player
  • Someone who takes initiative and troubleshoots
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail

About the Position:
Are you looking to gain some work experience and build your skills in fundraising and special events? We are seeking an ambitious, energetic, and collaborative individual to serve as the organization's Development Assistant. The Development Assistant is responsible for providing general administrative support to the development team, working effectively with team members to achieve development goals. The Development Assistant also assists with special events, fundraising, open house, and other organization events. This position requires tremendous accuracy, excellent attention to detail, solid follow-up skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects. Usual hours of work are scheduled daytime from Monday through Friday, but some evenings and weekend hours may be required. Travel is required. This position is located in Tampa and will require periodic travel to Winter Park and West Palm Beach.

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED and two to three years related administrative experience and/or training (preferably in a nonprofit development office)
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills; professional phone skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail, superior organizational and writing skills and the ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and donor database software (Donor Perfect preferred)
  • Detail-oriented self-starter who can efficiently handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Available for evening and weekend events and activities
  • Ability to meet our approved driver qualifications in order to drive your personal vehicle, as required, to drive to meetings and for other business-related needs (minimum age of 21 and good driving history)

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).