Development & Executive Assistant – American Feed Industry Association

Arlington, VA • Full-Time • Bachelor’s Degree Required • Application Due May 7


Position Summary: Provide support for the President & CEO of American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the Executive Director of the Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) as well as support Board operations and donor stewardship.


Position Responsibilities:

Institute for Feed Education & Research:

  • Work closely with the IFEEDER Executive Director in establishing and implementing the overall strategic direction for the foundation.

  • Oversee donor gift processing and stewardship, including logging, entering and coding all donations and generating thank you letters. Ensure that donors are acknowledged using timely, effective, appropriate and consistent methods.

  • Manage information contained in donor database. Document best practices and enforce rules for data entry. Perform period maintenance to ensure the data is up-to-date.

  • Provide ongoing support to the IFEEDER Board of Trustees and deliver reports on fundraising efforts and results.

  • Track donor pledges and pledge payments. Send status and annual payment reminders to donors in multi-year pledges. Produce reports on pledge status, payments to date, and write offs for finance department.

  • Develop strategies to acquire, cultivate, solicit, renew and upgrade donors.

  • Assist the Senior Director of Events with the planning and implementation of donor recognition/cultivation events.

  • Manage the preparation of the electronic Board books.

  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team to develop strategies for development presence in all communications and marketing. Maintain and oversee website.

  • Process all acknowledgements for donations received in-house.

  • Other tasks as assigned.


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