Development Assistant

Development Assistant

The Adirondack Council is currently seeking candidates for its full-time Development Assistant position in its Elizabethtown office location.

Job Description. The Development Assistant is responsible for providing support to donor relations and fundraising activities of the Elizabethtown staff of the Adirondack Council.  This support will include data management, reports and analysis, prospect and donor research, membership and donor data entry and processing, and other administrative tasks. The Development Assistant will work with the Development and Membership teams to create and implement new programs to grow the Council’s major gift programs and support.

Desired skills and experience. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree. He/she will have experience using a database (entry, reports, analysis – ideally DonorPerfect) and Excel spreadsheets. Also important are attention to detail, a good sense of humor, commitment to high standards, willingness to learn, passion for the Adirondacks. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to by December 1, 2018.

About us: Founded in 1975, the non-profit Adirondack Council’s mission is to ensure the ecological integrity and wild character of the Adirondack Park. With members in all 50 states, the Council employs 14 staff in two offices: Elizabethtown in the Adirondack Park, and the state capital of Albany. To protect the Adirondacks, the Council uses the best science, the law, and an understanding of political decision making, to educate, inform and motivate the public and those who make public policy.

The Adirondack Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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