Easterseals Florida
  • Winter Park
  • Winter Park, FL, USA
  • $13.54 to $14.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

This is a full-time position with a benefit package that includes: health insurance, life insurance, Section 125 plan, 403(b) annuity program, optional dental and AFLAC insurances, vacation, personal and sick time.

Who we are:

Easterseals Florida provides services daily that make a profound, positive difference in the lives of people living with disabilities and their families.  We believe in the potential of each individual's ability to live, work, learn and play in their own communities.  


What we're looking for:

We are seeking an ambitious, energetic, and collaborative individual for the position Development Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting and implementing statewide marketing and events to support the mission of Easterseals Florida. The Development Assistant supports event staff in event logistics, promotion and coordination with a goal to execute seamless events increasing revenue and resources for Easterseals Florida programs.  The Development Assistant builds community engagement by promoting events via social media, and our website. This position also provides general administrative support for events staff, marketing and overall the development department. This position requires tremendous accuracy, excellent attention to detail, solid follow-up skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects. Usual hours of work are scheduled daytime from Monday through Friday, but some evenings and weekend hours may be required.


What you'll be doing:

  • Provide general administrative support related to day-to-day development activities to include answering phones, greeting guests, addressing office supply and equipment needs, maintaining files, daily mail, mail campaigns, etc
  • Support statewide special event staff in the logistics and execution of events
  • Assist with preparation of all event committee meetings and general event staff meetings
  • Collaborate with staff to build communications plan for each event
  • Coordinate event marketing strategy via website, social media, print and public relations
  • Assist with special and fundraising events, open houses, donor receptions and other Easterseals Florida events
  • Work with volunteer coordinator to ensure proper volunteer staffing for events
  • Facilitate effective communication between event staff, senior manager and vendors
  • Update website as needed
  • Assist in creating promotional materials for programs statewide
  • Hours of work are scheduled daytime from Monday through Friday, but some evenings and weekend hours may be required


What we value:

  • Associates Degree (A.A. or A.S.) from a two or four year college or university;
  • Two years of experience in marketing/development; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and experience with Constant Contact, MailChimp, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) and donor database software (Raisers Edge preferred)
  • Due to the need to drive for the organization to attend events and for other development needs, you must be at least 21 years old
  • Ability to meet our approved driver qualifications in order to drive our vehicles, or in some cases your personal vehicle, as required to drive for program related business
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills; professional phone skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented self-starter who can efficiently handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Availability to work flexible hours when needed, as well as working evening and weekend events and activities


Easterseals Florida is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Candidates are subject to all required background checks & drug testing procedures in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act.

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