NumbersUSA, a national, non-profit immigration-reduction organization with over 9 million activists nationwide is seeking a Development Officer to assist the Vice President of Operations in major donor fundraising and donor recruitment. This is a fast-paced, dynamic fundraising environment that is highly responsive to the political situation regarding federal immigration policy. Development Officer will assist in the production of hundreds of fundraising emails a year and communicate with scores of major donors. The position requires strong communication skills, analytical thinking, and an attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, goal-oriented, hard worker with a keen focus on numbers. Understanding of immigration policy is helpful but not required.Key ResponsibilitiesWork closely with the Vice President of Operations to identify, research, and recruit major donors;Articulately and confidently communicate with well-informed and financially successful donors;Schedule, initiate, and facilitate phone calls with major donors;Assist in creation of strategy and content for email fundraisers;Maintain and update donor dossiers, tracking communications and priorities of donors;Work with Development Team to strategize, identify, and track fundraising goals;Produce and provide receipts and gift-acknowledgment letters to donors;Work with Comptroller to ensure all donation records are properly maintained;Required Skills and BackgroundEnglish language proficiency.College degree from an accredited 4-year college or university.2 years of experience in fundraising or related field.Excellent research and communication skills.Familiarity with fundraising techniques and principles.Comfort with discussing financial requests with donors.A confident and easy manner that will put current and prospective donors at ease.Ability to learn and operate fundraising software programs and specialized membership database.Please review our websites www.NumbersUSA.com and www.NumbersUSA.org and submit cover letter and resume.