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Research + Operations Associate

We are Wingo NYC – a growing fundraising and donor communications consulting firm, seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative Events Fundraising Assistant. We build powerful and sustainable individual and major giving campaigns including virtual and in-person galas for social and cultural change. Wingo NYC has strengthened 400+ nonprofit clients since 1996 by providing hands-on nonprofit fundraising, event production and design services. 

 

This new full-time staff position will support our fundraising work with clients, focusing on special events and report to the Director of Special Events Fundraising.

 

Duties:

  • Join and participate in weekly client meetings, as needed

  • Create and maintain client donor/funder prospect trackers

  • Manage client fundraising appeal data including mailing lists

  • Conduct research to support events, including prospective venues, vendors and client marketing items

  • Provide administrative support, including scheduling client meetings and making follow up calls and emails

  • Staff large and small virtual and in-person events

  • Manage event income and RSVP tracker spreadsheets

  • Implement online ticket, sponsor and auction pages

  • Implement event fundraising applications

  • Provide phone and email follow-up to event sponsors and ticket buyers

  • Produce and oversee print and digital mailings

  • Provide other event support, as needed

 

Experience:

We are looking for a candidate with 1-2 years administrative or event experience who can fill this role with competence, grace and humor. Must possess great attention to detail; ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in group settings; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Forms); experience in special events support; a demonstrated commitment to social justice and the missions of our clients – and be able to work evenings as needed for client meetings and events.  

 

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is in the range of $45,000-$50,000 per year. Benefits include unlimited paid vacation (after 90 days of employment and with supervisor’s approval), five sick days, Summer Fridays, $500 per month towards health insurance, and access to dental and vision insurance, 401(k), subsidized MTA transit pass and more. Wingo NYC is a positive work environment with wonderful colleagues and clients.

 

Location:

The position is hybrid in-office in New York City and remote, with the expectation the new staff person will work in the office three or more days per week during a 90-day onboarding period. Wingo headquarters is a sun-filled office near the transit hub of Penn Station in Manhattan in New York City.

 

How to Apply:

Visit our website, wingo.nyc, to see if we are a fit for you, and respond with a resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest. Only seriously considered candidates will be contacted. Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@wingo.nyc with “Events Fundraising Assistant” in the subject line.

 

Come One, Come All:

Wingo NYC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or criminal record.

Email Doug at doug@wingo.nyc with your resume and cover letter.

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