Development Associate in Des Moines, IA at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Development Associate with experience in the Healthcare Industry. This is a 05+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Des Moines, IA. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-47628
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support multiple fundraising and project management assignments simultaneously, including: Quickly compose, edit and personalize compelling presentation/proposals, reports, and concept papers for donors/[prospects and internal stakeholders
  • Must be able to absorb and synthesize complex information, and quickly write, edit and design presentations that are simple, clear and compelling
  • Prepare meeting briefs and donor call reports, personalize thank you letters, craft concise, executive oriented emails and prepare weekly/quarterly productivity reports among other related writing assignments
  • Communicate directly with donors and ensure their complete satisfaction
  • Enter all donor interactions into SalesForce and successfully navigate other internal systems to extract and analyze information
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects with varying deadlines. Must be comfortable working through ambiguity to complete projects independently Support other duties as assigned
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • A quick learner who is a proven problem-solver and taskmaster.
  • The ideal candidate will have work experience in a similarly large and complex organization.
  • The desired candidate will demonstrate drive, pride of ownership and the discipline needed to produce consistently high quality work
  • The ideal candidate will be a sharp, quick thinking professional able to promptly interpret information and take appropriate action in a timely manner
  • The candidate must be able to work comfortably with donors and internal colleagues often under pressure and time constraints.
  • This role requires a candidate with focus, finesse and a positive, can-do, team-approach to their work. The ideal candidate will seek and accept direction, obtain clarity before taking action, complete their work promptly and resolve questions independently.
  • The candidate will have superb writing and editing skills and pay close, consistent attention to detail in all facets of their work.
  • We seek a sophisticated professional able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Candidates with advanced level client management, sales, marketing/communications and/or business development/fundraising experience are strongly preferred.
  • This position requires superior judgment, a strong work ethic and a commitment to discretion and confidentiality. 
  • Bachelors degree required Experience: Minimum of five or more years of experience working in a professional office setting for large-scale businesses/nonprofits.
  • The candidate will preferably have a strong interest in a sales, development, client management and/or communications.
  • Related Skills: Excellent computer skills and Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Experience working with SalesForce and software systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
Our client is a leading Healthcare Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. 


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