Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is seeking a full time Development and Outreach Assistant responsible for gift and volunteer data processing to ensure accurate recording and reporting and to produce acknowledgements to donors and members. In addition, this position provides administrative support for FOW's development and outreach staff and handles a variety of tasks outlined below, as well as other duties that may be assigned. Experience with Raiser's Edge and the full Microsoft Office Suite is preferred. Reports to Development Manager.

Regular weekend and evening availability as well as reliable transportation is required.


Members, Donors & Volunteers

  • Help produce & send large mailings, including Annual Appeal, semi-annual Direct Mail campaigns, and monthly membership renewal notices.
  • Produce all member/donor correspondence (monthly renewals, acknowledgement letters, mailing member premiums, etc.).
  • Accurately record and report gifts, memberships, and volunteer data using Raiser's Edge.
  • Ensure an adequate stock of office supplies, outreach materials, and retail items (maps, brochures, member premiums, etc.)
  • Process and fulfill all online orders from
  • Answer and respond to phone calls and e-mails as a first point of contact for the public, and forward messages to appropriate staff members as needed.

Technology- Utilize the follow platforms

  • Raiser's Edge 7 & NXT
  • Blackbaud Online Express
  • Everyday Hero
  • Blackbaud Hosting Services
  • Blackbaud Merchant Services
  • Wordpress
  • Smartsheet & other cloud-based software


  • Work with Business Manager and Controller to reconcile development and finance records.
  • Provide back up support for the Business Manager when necessary.


  • Update website and manage event registrations
  • Assist with setting up and staffing of events.
  • Staff outreach tables at local events several times a year.

Friends of the Wissahickon is an equal opportunity employer.


Health insurance and retirement benefits offered


Entry level


High School


Please apply here:

Include a resume and cover letter in a single PDF document. Resumes will be reviewed immediately and interviews conducted on a rolling basis.

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