Development & Executive Assistant

Founded in 1945, the San Diego County Taxpayers Association seeks a full-time Development & Executive Assistant to join our team beginning in November 2018 (potential opportunity for an earlier start date), under the supervision of the Operations Director.

This position requires experience, discretion and the flexibility and agility to juggle multiple competing projects and priorities at any one time, while meeting tight deadlines. Excellent organization, immaculate attention to detail, and written and public interaction skills are required. Occasional nights and weekends may be necessary.

Position Responsibilities 

  • Manage and prepare President & CEO’s schedule

  • Schedule, plan and staff meetings and events including preparation of logistical details and accurate tracking of RSVPs and registrations

  • Research and develop leads for new membership, sponsorship, KPI, program, and philanthropic prospects

  • Conduct business development research for KPI Program sales leads

  • Plan and execute event logistics

  • Plan and execute event content

  • Conduct periodic reviews of prospects with Operations Director and President & CEO

  • Determine and prepare action items for self, Operations Director, and President & CEO to maximize sales

  • Create reports and meeting materials and prepare for Membership & Events Committee meetings

  • Liaise with Vice Chair, Membership and Vice Chair, Events and prepare talking points, reports, and meetings for them as needed

  • Update and maintain Customer relationship management (CRM) database

  • Update contact databases and maintain membership information

  • Update website content as needed

  • Plan and execute marketing and outreach for events, programs, and overall organization brand

  • Conduct membership and volunteer management

  • Perform administrative duties as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven skills and experience as an Administrative/Development Assistant and/or Sales experience (this is not an entry-level position)

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships and to work well independently and on teams

  • High level of professionalism and ability to work well with internal and external stakeholders and board members

  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion

  • Adaptable to balance competing demands

  • Very strong organizational skills and high attention to detail

  • Self-starter and self-motivated professional who is able to handle and prioritize several tasks and meet deadlines

  • Experience with Google Office Suite, Microsoft Office, and Salesforce preferred

Ideal candidate will have experience with sponsorship and membership recruitment, management and prospecting, as well as experience using Salesforce as a management and logging tool.

Benefits include:

  • Salary range $45,000 - $55,000 based on experience

  • Paid health and dental insurance plans for employee, as well as Paid Time Off, 401k matching program, and Gradifi program

How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and relevant work sample (optional) to