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Temporary Part Time Advancement Assistant

Interlochen, MI


Posted on August 10, 2018

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About Temporary Part Time Advancement Assistant

Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts presentations seeks to hire a Temporary Part-Time Advancement Assistant for the months of September through May. This position will work up to 30 hours per week and assist the Advancement office with a high level of customer service during peak traffic time and administrative tasks. 

Major responsibilities include the following:

  • General clerical support for the advancement department, including printing/scanning/copying
  • Submitting purchase orders, work orders, supply orders, copy requests, and IT requests
  • Selecting, ordering, and wrapping gifts for Charitable Gift Officer (CGO) travel
  • Creating informational packets for CGO travel
  • Assistance with mailings, phone, and email communications
  • Prepare donations for submission to the business office
  • This position has to juggle multiple requests and determine an appropriate approach to prioritize
  • Ability to be flexible and maintain a professional manner during very busy times
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an office setting preferred, ideally in an executive support role
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills with high attention to detail and deadlines
  • Strong aptitude with modern computer and mobile applications, including Google platform, Word, and Excel; experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Strong written, oral and technological communication skills
  • Adaptable personality that can work with a variety of constituents: staff, donors, alumni, parents
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks amidst the competing needs of the operation
  • Familiarity with fundraising for nonprofit or arts organizations is preferred
  • Sense of humor and ability to build key relationships that earn the trust of work colleagues
  • Some flexibility in work hours to accommodate events

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