Donor Relations Assistant

Donor Relations Assistant

Development and Donor Communications

We’re looking for a proactive go-getter to provide vital donor relations and moves management support to the Director of Development on a dynamic and high energy team working to promote the ideas of a free society. If you operate with a high sense of urgency, possess a customer-focused mentality, and have the ability to maintain composure while overcoming hurdles and adapting to shifting priorities at a moment’s notice – then this is the role for you!

Your responsibilities include:
– Support moves management tracking for development managers and 2 top national fundraisers.
– Assist in the identification and cultivation of opportunities for stewardship.
– Exercise sound judgement in prioritizing the Director’s time, understanding and partnering to help manage their portfolio, and ensuring adequate preparation of materials for meetings (including talking points, briefings, and bios).
– Collect and evaluate information from cross-team collaborations to bring perspective and make recommendations to the development team and understand investment opportunities to share with donors and potential donors.
– Maintain discretion and professionalism in managing the Director’s correspondence.

Required knowledge and skills you bring to the team:
– You have 2+ years of experience in a fundraising environment.
– You have a college degree or equivalent work experience.
– You enjoy, and have demonstrated competency with Project Management.
– You possess a high level of initiative, sense of urgency and demonstrated ability to anticipate needs.
– You have superior professionalism and ability to work well with all levels of staff.
– You demonstrate economic thinking to prioritize and create process improvements.
– You’re responsive, adaptive, and have the ability to create calm in the midst of chaos.
– Experience in SharePoint, Salesforce, Microsoft Outlook and Excel preferred.
– You convey excitement for advancing the ideas of a free society.


The Charles Koch Institute and Charles Koch Foundation are working to advance a free society that best achieves long-term peace, civility, and well-being. We do this by supporting universities, non-profits, and professional training programs to find the ideas and talent that will stimulate a movement and change the world.  

Because here, your life’s work matters.

Employee Benefits

Flexible and fulfilling work arrangements

401k matching

Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits

Full spectrum of life and disability insurance

Vacation, sick, and holiday pay

Eight weeks paid primary caregiver leave

Flexible Spending Accounts

Team-building activities

Continual professional training

Company discounts for entertainment, food, travel, sports, and more

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