Jobs at VVMF

Development support Specialist


The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), founders of The Wall, is seeking to hire a skilled and outgoing professional to support our fundraising efforts at our National Headquarters in Arlington, VA.  VVMF is the non-profit organization authorized to build the national memorial dedicated to those who served in the armed forces in Vietnam.  Since dedication of The Wall, VVMF has pursued a mission of preserving the legacy of The Wall, promoting healing and education about the impact of the Vietnam War.

This position requires a self-starter who can conceptualize the best course for building a list of VVMF’s supporters; acknowledging donations in a timely and effective manner; using all available data and information to integrate the fundraising appeal into opportunities manifesting themselves in other departments; and establishing a process for data verification with Accounting. 

The position reports to Director of Development.  


RESPONSIBILITES

  • Analyze the database and ensure integrity of data
  • Assist in building the house file of prospective donors
  • Manage other users' interfaces with the data storage processes
  • Be available to train Development staff on how to use the database
  • Manage online giving efforts
  • Manage donor data base
  • Process donations and manage data entry of all records in the database
  • Work with Accounting to ensure the integrity and accuracy of donations each month
  • Ensure donor acknowledgements are appropriate and timely
  • Assist in tracking relationships with individual donors
  • Track gifts, grants, report due dates, and ensure compliance
  • Manage the data entry of all records in the Development database


QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS Degree preferred or related experience
  • 2-4 years' experience in non-profit fundraising required
  • Proficiency on relevant computer platforms is critical
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Ability to learn and manage proprietary Data Base systems
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Team player 
  • Problem solver


Please send a resume and salary history to resumes@vvmf.org.  Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to VVMF.