• Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
    Job Description
    the Ronald Reagan PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION and Institute
    Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute
    The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (RRPFI) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Center for Public Affairs, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center, and Air Force One Pavilion in Simi Valley, California, as well as education and public affairs programs in Washington, D.C. through the Reagan Institute. The Reagan Library, located in Simi Valley, California, houses over 55 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers, and tens of thousands of gifts and artifacts chronicling the life and legacy of America’s 40th President.  www.reaganfoundation.com 
    Positions Available
    We are seeking two part-time Development Assistants at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute.  As members of the Development team, the Development Assistant will report directly to the Associate Director of Development and will be responsible for the following: database management, donor relations, events, and general administrative functions. 
    Duties and Responsibilities include:
    • Database Management: Using Salesforce maintains and oversees data entry and ensures data integrity, processes all donations and memberships, reconciles donations and membership renewals with the development, finance, and direct marketing teams.
    • Donor and Member Relations: Answers department telephone promptly and courteously responding to donor inquiries, phone calls and emails, ensures donors receive acknowledgment letters on a timely basis, schedules museum tours, and works with vendors to fulfill donor recognition naming opportunities on plaques, statues, rotunda wall carvings at the Reagan Library & Museum and the Reagan Institute in Washington D.C.
    • Event Management: Registers donors for events, tracks registrations, oversees seating assignments, carries out event follow up tasks and event duties as assigned.
    • Research: Carries out prospect research for individuals, corporations, and foundations for major gifts, exhibit sponsorship, education initiatives and other projects as requested. Oversees design of donor proposals, maintains proposal profiles and prospect lists. 
    • Administrative Performs the following clerical functions: word processing, developing, and manipulating spreadsheets, mail-merge, creating reports, copying, editing, filing, filling out monthly expense reports and other related functions.
    • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all staff.
    • Minimum two years successful experience working in an office environment, preferably in a nonprofit organization.
    • Proficiency in donor and prospect database management, especially Salesforce or similar system, MS Word, Windows, and Excel
    • Experience in data entry, batch entry and verification of data entry preferred.
    • Proficiency in clerical functions, including mail-merge functions, voice mail, email, internet, filing, and mailing.
    • Detail oriented, with ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • Experience and ability to work independently and collegially in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.
    • Ability to work overtime, evenings, and weekend events occasionally.
    • Ability to perform data entry functions quickly and accurately, and for long periods of time.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Good problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
    • Uncompromising personal integrity
    • Builds and maintain positive working relationships and communications with all Foundation constituents, including fellow staff members and departments within the Foundation.
    Salary/Benefits/Work Location
    This is a non-exempt part-time position, with some evenings and weekends required.  This position offers an hourly wage commensurate with experience, in a range from $16.50-$18.00.  The position will be located at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, Simi Valley, California.

    Work Environment/Physical Demands
    The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Job is performed in an office environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Employees will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
    To apply
    Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: ljohnston@reaganfoundation.org
    The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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