Gift Processing Manager (GPM) is an integral member of the Development
Department, with ownership of the core operations for the full life cycle of
the gift, including constituent data entry, gift processing, acknowledgment
development, financial reporting and donor database hygiene.
position reports directly to the Associate Director of Development.
GPM is responsible for the complete gift life cycle operation using the
Blackbaud Altru donor database. Comprehensive professional training in all
relevant Altru modules will be provided.
GPM will act as the Development liaison to the Finance Department, providing
them with timely gift reports and participating in regular audit
GPM will process approximately 2,500 gifts and membership dues payments
annually, create and process the corresponding acknowledgments, and maintain donor
records for a growing constituency.
a critical member of the fundraising team, the GPM might attend periodic
committee meetings and help staff occasional evening or weekend Development events.
- Conducts gift processing
via all sources such as stock transfers, EFT, donor advised funds, checks,
credit cards, planned gifts, etc.
- Ensures that all donors
are properly stewarded with timely acknowledgments and informative
communications about their gifts
- Audits acknowledgement templates
on an annual basis and suggests updates
- Provides Development
Department with revenue reports as needed, including the weekly All-Giving
- Files all digital gift
documentation, as well as specialty documentation for major gifts
- Provides the Finance
department with batch reports, gift documentation, and giving reports
- Works with the Finance
department to ensure that gifts are booked in accordance with donor intent and
appropriate accounting codes
- Reconciles gift reports
with Finance on a monthly basis
- Helps maintain data
hygiene by performing routine utility functions, making recommendations for
best practices, and updating constituent data points
The Massachusetts Historical Society is an
equal opportunity employer.
We aim to be a diverse workforce that is
representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. Candidates of all
backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply. We are committed to creating
a work place free from harassment and discrimination on the basis of race,
color, ancestry, religious creed, gender identity and expression, national or
ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, genetic information,
disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by law
(also known as membership in a "protected class"). We offer a
competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.