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Administrative Assistant - Leadership Giving

United Way of the Capital Region is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and customer service support for the major gifts and planned giving programs as well as other resource development efforts.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain accurate records pertinent to individual giving efforts. 
  • Compile data and summary reports for department needs (i.e. designation reports, gift and pledge tracking, annual prospect lists, etc.).
  • Coordinate and support all aspects of the Tocqueville Society deferred designation program.
  • Prepare materials for mailings. This includes the annual campaign packets and “thank you” letters for all leadership donors.
  • Provide administrative support for committee meetings and special events as assigned.
  • Maintain daily calendars, project deadlines and meeting schedules.
  • Prepare routine correspondence with only general supervision and provide administrative support to department.

Position Qualifications

  • Three to five years’ administrative experience.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with executive levels in business, industry and government, foundation management, and other key community leaders.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

This position is full-time. Core hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which may occasionally include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.

This position is non-exempt hourly. The compensation range is $15.35 - $17.43 per hour based on experience, and is supplemented with a very generous benefit package. 

All applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Admin Assistant" in the subject line.


Diversity and Equal Opportunity

United Way of the Capital Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principle of diversity with both our employees and volunteers. We therefore: 

  • Value diversity in all aspects of United Way of the Capital Region activities and respect others without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or status as a qualified disabled or physically challenged individual. 
  • Support affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. 
  • Refuse to engage in or tolerate any other form of discrimination or harassment.

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