High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in administrative and special event support OR equivalent education/experience.
Demonstrated proficiency in writing for publication, especially web-based promotional materials.
Strong interpersonal skills and customer service. Poised, professional manner with the ability to express oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communications, i.e. verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc. Ability to communicate in a direct and professional manner that engages dialog in a manner that resolves differences.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships; puts the team/organizational goals above individual goals and actively contributes as a member of working teams. Proven ability to work collegially and effectively with development colleagues, school administrators, and external constituencies.
Ability to work independently, problem solve, take initiative, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Takes responsibility and initiative to set and meet the goals, objectives and obligations while representing the mission, visions and values of the organization
Demonstrated creativity, organizational ability, and strong attention to detail. Ability to make decisions in ambiguous situations, exercise good judgment based on information and analysis in a fast pace, dynamic environment in an organized and professional manner. Ability to manage deadlines with continuous interruptions.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidences and protect confidential information; acts in a selfless manner and models ethical values of the UW.
Ability to manage deadlines and work with continuous interruptions.
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Previous development and fundraising or non-profit experience
Familiarity with the University of Washington.
Knowledge of UW Development Office policies and procedures.
Previous fundraising or nonprofit experience, including working with volunteers and helping coordinate events.
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
Experience with web-based research tools. Willingness and ability to learn how to use the ADVANCE database system and other proprietary software products.
Conditions of Employment:
Cubicle/Open workspace environment which may result in additional or higher levels of noise and visual distractions.
Ability to work evening and weekend hours, as necessary, on short or limited notice.
Must have regular and reliable transportation for local travel and willing to travel when necessary.