We’re a dynamic charitable foundation funding national programs that instill integrity in our youth, inspire the pursuit of knowledge, and make communities healthier, safer, better places to live. We have an opening for a Donor Services Specialist in our Lincoln Park office.
Maintain foundation donor information system
Process donations including electronic remittances
Update constituent information including address reconciliation and chapter transfers
Commit gift batches to Raiser’s Edge
Process returned mail
Assist with monthly mailings
Qualified candidates will have one or more years of related experience.
Work requires strong attention to detail
Ability to enter data accurately
Must have excellent spelling and grammar
Ability to work independently as well as participate on teams
Must be organized; be able to set priorities and meet deadlines; be able to multi-task and carefully proof own work
Some analytical ability is required to identify problems
Must be transparent, reliable and conscientious as well as have a positive attitude
Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge is a plus
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This is a nonexempt position. Compensation is based on experience.
This is not an attempt to list all essential functions of this position. It is recognized that job duties may change over time based on the Elks’ needs.
Company Paid Benefits Include: Medical, Life and AD&D at 1x base pay, Short-Term Disability (1st 4 weeks are covered at 100%), Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Plan, Vacation (10 days), Holidays (10 days), Sick Time (8 Days) 401(k) (with 3% Safe Harbor and 2% Company match).
We are a small nonprofit office. The atmosphere is more like a family run business than a corporation. You are definitely more than a number. Employees work a 37.5 hour work week in a casual environment. Our employees love the work-life balance aspect. Typical work day is from 8:30am-4:30pm M-F, but there is some flexibility in starting/ending times.
Our office is very accessible by public transit (CTA Brown Line and various bus lines.) We also offer free onsite parking.
The Elks Campus is on the border of the Lincoln Park and Lakeview neighborhoods. It is within walking distance to various restaurants and local hot spots; there is something for everyone.
Come work for the Elks and feel good that what you do truly does make a difference.
A cover letter and resume are required for consideration. Candidates must upload a single document that includes a cover letter, resume and salary expectations. Accepted file formats are: .doc, .docx, .rtf, and .pdf. The application process includes completing two pre-employment tests. Please allow approximately 35 minutes of time when applying. Apply here: