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Advancement Operations Specialist

Southern Maine Agency on Aging is seeking an energetic and experienced development     professional to manage all of the organizational, operational and reporting mechanisms of the Advancement Department at SMAA.  Responsibilities include fundraising, grants management, and donor database management. The successful candidate will enjoy multi-tasking, serving as a project manager, and working directly with donors and volunteers.

Responsibilities include     :

  • Managing private foundation grants, including research, cultivating relationships, timely submissions, acknowledgements and reports.
  • Researching municipal application deadlines and submitting requests; lining up representatives to attend each town meeting.
  • Raiser’s Edge database management, including managing donor information, preparing donor and financial reports, and processing gift entry and gift acknowledgements.
  • Coordinating a robust Annual Fund campaign; creates letter content and oversees list generation.
  • Working directly with a small number of individual donors to cultivate and steward their support and giving.

Qualifications for the position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations or Advancement, or the combination of education and related work experience, required.  Advanced degree or certification in non-profit fundraising preferred.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience with database management, specifically Raiser’s Edge fundraising software.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, able to establish and maintain strong relationships with donors, community partners, staff, Board members and other Agency volunteers. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, skilled writer and editor.
  • Experience and expertise with Microsoft office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point.

Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter and resume to:

Or mail to:

Job Posting
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
30 Barra Road
Biddeford, ME 04005

This position open until filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer.