Spurwink Services
  • Administrative
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • 18.00-18.50 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasking team player who wants to make a difference for people with disabilities and behavioral health challenges to become the Advancement Assistant. As part of our high-energy team, the Assistant will contribute in a meaningful way to achieving our strategic advancement goals. Serving as a key member of the Advancement Team as we work to increase support for Spurwink from individuals, corporations, and foundations. This position acts as the first point of contact for many Spurwink donors via phone and email while developing productive and professional working relationships with current and prospective supporters.

This is a 25 hour a week part-time position that has the ability for some remote work and flexibility in the hours.


  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Flexibility of Schedules
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $2000 annually)
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Verizon & Sprint Cell Phone Discounts
  • Opportunity for Same Day Pay

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  • Manages all aspects of the advancement constituent relationship management database (Bloomerang). Enters gifts, prepares reports, and updates donor contact information. Stays current with training and maximizes use of Bloomerang database to support advancement goals. Maintains and updates internal Bloomerang Policies & Procedures Manual. Develops expertise in online technology and administers the online giving program.
  • Processes and acknowledges gifts according to agency policies and procedures and best practices. Uses strong writing and editing skills to construct correspondence with a commitment to accuracy and attention to fine detail. Serves as liaison to Finance Department re: gift processing. Prepares and updates all development reports, forms, and templates, including revenue reports, pledge forms, and activity reports.
  • Provides administrative support to the Advancement Department and Board Development Committee. Demonstrates excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Handles multiple concurrent assignments and meets deadlines. Tracks and manages department invoices, expenses, registrations, licenses, and memberships. Performs administrative duties as needed, including scheduling, copying, filing, meeting minutes, and word processing.
  • Coordinates logistics for special events, including guest lists (using database event module), sponsorship payments and benefits, in-kind donations, volunteer management, collateral, and other details. Manages third-party event opportunities, including outreach and planning. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Advancement and/or Director of Annual Giving.


High school diploma or G.E.D. required. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication and writing skills, keen relationship-management skills, superior computer skills (Word, Excel, Bloomerang preferred), and a strong interest in a career in nonprofits. Candidates must possess superior organizational skills, attention to detail, flexibility, the ability to multi-task, and the desire and ability to work with a team. Ideal candidate is a self-starter with enthusiasm, energy and the desire to make a difference for people with disabilities and behavioral health challenges.

To apply please submit a completed application, cover letter, and resume.

Spurwink considers the health and safety of its clients, staff, contractors, and the community to be its highest priority. In this rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Spurwink is working closely with the CDC, DHHS, DOE, CDS, and other partners to operate in the manner that is safest for all while also providing essential behavioral health services.

Spurwink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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