About St. Michael’s Catholic Academy: St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Austin, TX, is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities.
Summary of Position:
This position is responsible for donation processing, entry, and acknowledgement; maintaining the integrity and accuracy of donor data; producing and analyzing reports and queries; resolving technical issues; and assisting staff in working with and using donor data within the Advancement Team. The Office of Advancement plans and executes a coordinated program integrating enrollment management, development, alumni relations, marketing, branding, and communications. This position serves as the primary point of contact for tasks related to the organization’s donor development software – Raisers’ Edge NXT. This position will report to the Director of Donor Relations and is a part time (20 hours per week), non-exempt position who will work 12 months of the year.
Responsibilities of the Database Advancement Associate:
Prepare tax receipts for individuals, organizations, and other entities within a specified time frame and implement the acknowledgement process, as defined, including gift recognition for soft-credit donors and honorary and memorial gifts and maintain appropriate internal documentation for the organization.
Facilitate regular pledge reminders to constituents and assist with gift acknowledgements or other stewardship and donor communications regarding philanthropic giving to the school.
Provide regular financial reports for gift reconciliation with the Business Office and assist with regular reports relating to gift and appeal activity for the Director of Donor Relations and the Director of Advancement.
Assist the Director of Donor Relations with reporting and analysis and database configuration projects as needed as well as utilize reporting and data analysis tools for strategic initiatives developed to maximize philanthropic support including prospect research and analysis of wealth indicators and prospect ratings.
Perform data entry for maintenance of constituent records, such as coding for giving society memberships, volunteer job entry and additional philanthropic attributes and biographical details as defined by the institution.
Assist with the development and revision of gift related protocols and procedures, presentations and staff training and support.
Required Degree, Experience and Skills:
Associates degree or knowledge acquired through equivalent work experience, plus at least three years related experience.
Experience in a not-for-profit organization with a development team preferred.
Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, Google Suite needed. Specific fundraising software (such as Raiser’s Edge) preferred.
Ability to compose effective correspondence, database skills, organizational skills, flexibility, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently with minimal direction after training.
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
About St. Michael's Catholic Academy
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Austin, TX, is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities.