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Assistant/Coordinator – Development Operations


Thank you for your interest in joining the TFAS Team! This position is currently unavailable. Please check TFAS.org/careers as new positions become available.

In order to advance the mission of The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) and its affiliate, the Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE), the development office exists to build and cultivate strong relationships with supporters with the goal of increasing support for our work to educate students in free-market economics, the ideas of liberty and honorable leadership.

The development assistant/coordinator is responsible for maintaining positive donor relationships by managing administrative duties including daily caging, thank you letters, CRM (Raiser’s Edge currently) gift entry, and ensuring up to date supporter contact information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily caging and gift entry for both TFAS and FTE
  • Daily production of thank you letters for both TFAS and FTE
  • Proofing and updating acknowledgement letter copy
  • Weekly completion of research on prospect contact info to facilitate moves management
  • Monthly reconciling of development and accounting financial reports
  • Archive hardcopy development donor files to database
  • Update the direct mail file for both TFAS & FTE
  • Coordinate with USPS on annual refund of relevant items
  • As needed, assist with other internal development efforts, including but not limited to mailings and donor communications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with workings of a development department
  • At least one year experience with Raiser’s Edge
  • Strong organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a self-starter
  • Appreciation of and commitment to the mission and values of The Fund for American Studies

Our Misson

The mission of TFAS, its board, staff and our thousands of supporters is to change the world by developing leaders for a free society.

TFAS offers transformational programs that teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world.

TFAS programs inspire these future leaders to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world by upholding the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Maria C. Gullo
Executive Director of Development