Operations Officer

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Schools for Salone (SfS) is a Seattle based nonprofit organization working to advance quality education in Sierra Leone through local partnerships in West Africa. As a small team, we offer a flexible and friendly work style with the ability to thrive in a growing, entrepreneurial, mission-driven environment. We are currently seeking a part-time Operations Officer to work directly with our local Executive Director and Program Officer to support the growth and development of SfS fundraising goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are representative, but not limited to the responsibilities of this position. These assignments may change as the needs and priorities of the organization evolve.

  • Assist with comprehensive fundraising strategy and create strategies for effective donor stewardship
  • Process online, ACH, and check donations by ensuring accurate record keeping and timely acknowledgement/thank you correspondence
  • Manage CRM database and the integrity of constituent and donation data
  • Provide month end reconciliation and ad hoc reporting
  • Assist with planning and execution of fundraising events and campaigns
  • Help develop and maintain content for website, monthly e-newsletters, and social media channels
  • Understand and maintain a current knowledge of fundraising best practices
  • Develop and implement day-to-day systems that leverage the work of the local team
  • Represent the organization in a positive manner at all times

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Passion about SfS’s mission and vision
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, a professional demeanor, and integrity
  • Outstanding organization and detail orientation
  • Experience with event planning, fundraising, administration and/or office management
  • Comfort with cloud technology and experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and SharePoint, required
  • Experience with relationship management or other database systems, required
  • Experience with WordPress and Adobe Suite, preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with a keen attention to detail
  • Relationship development and management skills; orientation to network-building
  • Ability to work with a small team, independently, and remotely with access to secure wifi connection
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Schools for Salone is an equal opportunity employer; minorities, women, persons with disabilities, LGBT individuals, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to apply and visit our website to learn more about what we do.


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