Job Opening: Operations Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Save The Bay is seeking an Operations Assistant to support the Volunteer, Development and Events teams of a busy and growing non-profit organization. The ideal candidate for this role will have a high level of attention to detail combined with the ability to be flexible, take initiative, and work collaboratively. This position will work closely with the Volunteer & Internship Manager, Individual Giving & Membership Manager and the Events Manager to help meet the organizational goals in each area. This is a great opportunity to learn all aspects of non-profit support work

RESPONSIBILITIES:

DEVELOPMENT:

    • Support the day-to-day operations of the Development Department including gift data entry, acknowledging donors and cultivating new and existing members.
    • Help facilitate donor acquisition mailings.
    • Conduct outreach to new and existing members.

VOLUNTEER & INTERNSHIP:

    • Process internship applications and communicating with applicants.
    • Manage events and schedules in Save The Bay’s volunteer portal.
    • Lead volunteer events and projects, such as shoreline cleanups.

EVENTS:

    • Assist in managing relationships with vendors and businesses for event participation and follow-up.
    • Solicit businesses and organizations for in-kind donations.
    • Manage all gift tracking, deliveries and pick-up for fundraising events.
    • Communicate with in-person and virtual event participants for event confirmations, qualifications and other pertinent information.
    • Provide hands-on support before, during and after all events, acting as a liaison for participants, vendors, and sponsors in direct support of events manager.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Creative self-starter who works well both independently, and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work well to deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong research and analytical abilities
  • Able to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Conversational Spanish, a plus

SALARY & BENEFITS:

The Operations Assistant is an entry-level, full-time, salaried position with flexible hours, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package. Some evening and weekend hours required.

TO APPLY:

Send your resume and cover letter to mfogarty@savebay.org or to Maureen Fogarty, Director of Operations, Save The Bay, 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence, RI 02905.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

October 15, 2022


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