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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $19.72 - $26.40
  • Organization Type: Other

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

The Development Operations Coordinator plays an important role on the Danforth Center’s fundraising team with a focus on data maintenance/integrity, analysis, gift processing, and reporting needs. The position reports to the Director of Development Operations and works closely with other team members serving in leadership, administrative, frontline fundraising, and communications roles.  This position is full-time, scheduled for 32 hours a week.


Maintaining CRM data integrity through proactive/regular maintenance and data clean-up
Assisting in the production of lists and associated correspondence in support of fundraising solicitations, engagement events, digital marketing, and surveying efforts
Performing routine and complex gift entry including batch processing, pledge creation, gift adjustments, and payroll deductions
Serving as a backup for the auditing and approval of gift batches
Assisting in the preparation and creation of new reports and dashboards
Supporting the modification of gift entry and acknowledgment processes and procedures
Entering and updating data on constituent, action, membership, participant, and proposal/opportunity records
Creating and updating queries and exports in Raiser’s Edge
Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT
Knowledge of IRS guidelines on processing and acknowledging gifts, pledges and gift intentions
Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex information into clear and concise reports
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience with the Microsoft Power Platform: Power Query, Power Automate & Power BI
Experience with Crystal Reports
Demonstrated strategic, analytical, and organizational skills
Ability to manage competing priorities.
Willingness to learn
Experience with the Microsoft Power Platform: Power Query, Power Automate & Power BI preferred
Experience with Crystal Reports preferred
Strong work ethic, attention to detail, time management and interpersonal skills
Availability to work occasional evenings in support of fundraising events
Demonstrate alignment with the Danforth Center values: Collaboration, Diversity and inclusion, Innovation, Integrity and respect, Environmental Sustainability, and Stewardship


Minimum 3 years of fundraising CRM management experience


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