Temporary Development Assistant


Location: San Francisco, CA
Classification: Full-time, Exempt



SEO Scholars San Francisco is seeking a motivated individual to join a small, fast-paced team committed to executing our mission with excellence every day. This individual will assist the development team with data management, gift entry and acknowledgment, and general support for approximately 4 weeks preceding and following our annual fundraising event. The ideal candidate is a database guru with extensive experience keeping meticulous records in a database and a drive to ensure accuracy of information.



Gift processing

  • Ensure timely and accurate entry of donations into Raiser’s Edge with meticulous
    attention to detail
  • Create personalized donor acknowledgment letters to help steward supporters
  • Run gift and pledge reports to ensure accuracy of revenue records

Data Entry

  • Create new donor accounts and update existing accounts with relevant information in
    Raiser’s Edge
  • Support efforts to clean up donor database to ensure uniformity of data and prepare for
    database migration

Additional Support

  • Assist the development team with day-of support for annual event on November 1st
  • Support volunteer coordination for the day of the event
  • Jump in to support the team as needed



Education and Core Competencies:
  • Strong administrative skills and proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or other donor database
    system required
  • Extremely organized, efficient and detailed oriented
  • Experience with Windows and Excel
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • A strong work ethic and positive attitude with a willingness to be flexible to get the job done
  • Demonstrated ability to execute on short-term, deadline-driven tasks, as well as long term
    projects requiring collaboration with colleagues
  • Superb interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree

Start Day: Week of October 15th or October 22nd
Somewhat flexible schedule, M-F part time, 30 hours per/week for 4 weeks.



Please email your resume and cover letter to Jacqueline Smith jacqueline.smith@seo-usa.org
and specify “Temporary Development Assistant – Your Name” in the subject line.


Sponsors for Educational Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V