Includes a competitive benefits package and annual bonus opportunity.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
The Corporate and Foundation Specialist reports directly to the Director of Development and is responsible for fundraising efforts, corporate development, program management and execution. This position will bring a fresh approach to the fundraising appeals process and support all aspects of development through database and document accuracy. The Corporate and Foundation Specialist will manage scholarship programs – from launching the application process through awarding the scholarships – as well as assist with the Foundation marketing tactics. Through financial reporting, special event coordination, new programs and committee support this position will drive the Foundation forward and build trusting relationships with colleagues, Foundation donors and industry supporters.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Fundraising and Corporate Activities
Assist in securing financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations.
Develop and execute the Education Foundations individual giving direct mail appeal(s).
Execute the Education Foundations annual membership dues campaign.
Effectively and accurately process pledges and gifts.
Timely and accurately manage and send pledge installment invoices, past due billing, life insurance premiums and general ledger reconciliation.
Assist in managing exhibitor registration, booth assignments, priority point system, booth invoicing and working with the finance department on processing payments (including past due invoicing) for conference not including the Annual Meeting.
Research and identify prospective new donors by running regular database reports.
Identify new grant prospects that are aligned with AANA’s program initiatives. Assist in completing grant applications including gathering documents necessary to help secure funds.
Assist in managing special fundraising and corporate events and programs, such as golf outings, receptions, stewardship, and social events.
Assist management in the development of fundraising goals and work to achieve and surpass goals.
Reporting from the database as needed.
Execute and manage the Education Foundations scholarship and research grant programs.
Work with AANA committees and work groups to review and select scholarship and grant recipients.
Assist the Director of Development and marketing department to manage the monthly promotion of Foundation activities using varies media including print and digital.
Work directly with management to manage project workflow and oversee day to day milestones for projects.
Support phone coverage during regular working hours.
Assist with responding to foundation@ emails.
Administrative support to the Development Committee chair to ensure meetings and communications are completed.
Serve as the primary user and expert of the donor database (iMIS) to create and run necessary reports, mailing list and other information to support the Director of Development.
Manage the Education Foundation webpages with accuracy and updates.
Other tasks as assigned based the needs of the Foundation and Association.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, 365 and Zoom.
Proficiency in donor database administration and configuration; experience working in iMIS preferred.
Excellent organizational and project management skills.
Exceptional customer service, writing and communication skills.
Ability to solve problems and work with minimal supervision.
Effectively work with volunteers, and company representatives at all levels.
Ability to prioritize and manage several milestones and projects efficiently and accurately.
Ability to interact effectively and to work congenially in a small office environment and work well with a team to promote company initiatives.
At least 1-3 years professional experience in fundraising, foundation management, association management or other non-profit organization required.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, business, or related field.
Minimum 1-3 years proven professional fundraising experience.
Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard office equipment. Requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile, and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files.
Majority of work is performed in a general office environment. Position requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours to perform job duties. Same day and overnight travel are required to participate at AANA and Education Foundation events or to connect with corporate partners.
AANA requires employees to be physically present in the office 2-3 days per week and allows telecommuting the other days. All eligible candidates must be willing to commit to an in-office setting 2-3 days per week.
Founded in 1981, the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) is an international professional organization of more than 6,500 orthopaedic surgeons and other medical professionals who are committed to advancing the field of minimally-invasive orthopaedic surgery to improve patient outcomes. We endeavor to be up-to-the-minute, free of commercial bias, and to curate the most relevant information for our members and customers.
Our AANA Education Foundation supports AANA's mission of advancing the field of arthroscopic surgery and improving patient outcomes.