Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, a well-respected state-wide organization, seeks a Development Associate to join a robust and fast paced team. This position, located in Baltimore, MD is a part of a strong and growing Development team, with opportunity for personal and professional growth. Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc., a premier provider of services to the aging, is committed to providing nutritious meals and support services to homebound individuals. Our dedicated staff and volunteers prepare and deliver over 1,300,000 nutritious meals per year, and offer support services including grocery shopping assistance, companion visitors, pet food delivery and care management to help our clients remain living safely and independently at home. For more information, please visit www.mealsonwheelsmd.org
Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Provides administrative support to the Development/Marketing & Communications department, including accurate donor data processing, timely updating and maintenance of the Raiser’s Edge donor data base, generating timely acknowledgements, reports and mailing queries, and assisting in donor relation activities to support the organization in reaching fundraising goals.
Provides support for all annual and special fundraising events through attendance, acting as a representative of MOWCM at community/fundraising events. Updates and maintains GuideStar and other online profiles. Participates in developing and implementing team strategies to grow new donors, recurring donors, online giving, e-solicitations, personal fundraisers and other giving opportunities. Shares proofreading and reviewing of materials to ensure consistency and correctness with team
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: High-level organizational skills, data entry skills, attention to detail, confidentiality, thoroughness, decision-making, independence, analytical, results-driven, high/positive energy level. Proficient computer skills, including demonstrated competencies in databases, Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Adobe. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proven professional customer service on the phone or in-person. Adaptable, dependable and self-motivated with an ability to set priorities, perform under pressure and execute all tasks, whether working independently or as a team member. Ability to meet the demands of being on schedule and on time, learn new information and skills quickly.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in development, business, or related field and minimal 2 years of experience in database management, annual fund or donor relations. Experience in supporting fundraising strategies and creating and implementing large team-based projects.
Additional Salary Information: Includes a generous benefits package: • Health insurance • Dental coverage • Eye coverage • Vision and eye care • Flexible spending account • Life insurance, • Short term disability insurance • 401k that includes company match and discretionary contributions • Generous annual, personal leave and sick leave • Mileage and expense reimbursement • Free parking
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.
About Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc.
Work with Us – Make a Difference in your Community!
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc., a premiere provider of services to the aging, is committed to providing hot nutritious meals and support services to homebound individuals and people aging in place. Our dedicated staff and volunteers prepare and deliver over one million nutritious meals a year. But Meals on Wheels is more than a meal—we also provide grocery shopping, phone pals, companion visits and other care coordination services to help our people remain independent, safe and healthy at home.
Our success in delivering meals and so much more to homebound seniors in Central Maryland depends on the commitment of a diverse and dedicated team. If you would like to join a team of caring professionals, there are many opportunities at MOWCM. MOWCM works to attract, develop, retain and promote talented staff in an environment where all employees are valued and contribute to the mission.
Founded in 1960, our mission is to enable people to live independently at home through the provision of nutritious meals, personal contact and support services, so that they may age in place
with dignity. Meals on Whe...els of Central Maryland is one of the largest Meals on Wheels programs in the country, serving thousands of people daily with six regional offices throughout central Maryland and a main central location located in the Highlandtown neighborhood of Baltimore City.
With an operating budget of over $10.5 million per year, a team of over 100 staff and more than 1,800 volunteers, MOWCM delivers over 1.3 million nutritious meals and offers support services to over 3,100 home-bound elderly Marylanders each year.
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland is proud to be recognized as a magnet accredited program by the Meals on Wheels Association of America for demonstration of excellence and accountability in home delivered meal programs.
Join our team of dedicated professionals, and make a difference in your community!