Do you want a career opportunity that provides meaning and impact towards children’s healthcare? If so, come work for some of the most passionate individuals fundraising to make a difference in children’s lives.
Our Development area seeks an administrative professional/project coordinator to process gifts and prepare donor acknowledgement letters and other correspondence, coordinate the fulfillment of pledges, support donor relations activities, maintain budgets and various financial reports, assist with meeting coordination, maintain the donor database, and provide administrative, scheduling, and project support to the Chief Development Officer (CDO).
Qualified candidates will have 2 years related general administrative and/or project coordination experience required, including meeting planning, budget monitoring and expense processing, and drafting correspondence preferably in a fundraising environment, experience with gift administration, donor relations, and accounts receivable strongly preferred, a Bachelors’ degree in communication, business administration, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience, Must have strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office, database applications, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with fundraising software (eg, Luminate), web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), collaboration/document management platforms (eg, SharePoint), web conferencing software (eg, WebEx), Adobe Acrobat, and budget/financial systems preferred. Some overtime, evening/weekend work, and travel may be required.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response. ?
About American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.