Full Time Job

Senior Associate, Gift Processing


Washington, DC 05-23-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description



NPR is seeking a Gift Processing Senior Associate to join the Development division. The role will primarily be responsible for the accurate and timely entry of gifts to NPR and the NPR Foundation in Salesforce. Position will ensure adherence to all processes and procedures utilizing the highest level of data standards to support philanthropic revenue tracking, and responding to inquiries regarding transactions from internal and external constituents. Role is data entry focused and will give the right candidate the experience of learning the inner workings of NPR's fundraising and financial teams. Strong candidates will thrive in a detail oriented environment and must be able to learn quickly and work autonomously. Role reports directly to the Manager, Gift Processing.

• Responsible for all aspects of database gift entry in Salesforce and must be able to independently handle processing of lockbox, credit card, wire, stock, pledge and gift agreements and all other types of transactions
• Process gifts in a timely manner and ensure all gift codes are accurately applied
• Able to proactively problem solve to make adjustments or corrections in consultation with finance and gift processing team
• Maintain standard operating procedures for gift data entry and maintenance
• Maintain ongoing gift data hygiene, maintenance, and ad-hoc clean-up projects and other necessary tasks to ensure integrity of the database
• Assist with research and recommend process efficiencies for ongoing gift data processing tasks
• Manage monthly close protocol including: pulling reports, understanding reconciliation steps, and working with finance and gift processing team to resolve any discrepancies
• Manage quarterly pledge analysis process
• Work with frontline fundraisers and research teams to ensure proper entry of all relevant information for processing gifts and assist with gift data management
• Work closely with the gift processing team to manage and coordinate general accounting, monthly reconciliation of gifts, and annual audit requests
• Bring a customer service approach to assist in responding in a timely manner to all inquiries to the gift processing team; email or voicemail
• Other duties as assigned

The above duties and responsibilities are not an exhaustive list of required responsibilities, duties and skills. Other duties may be assigned, and this job description can be modified at any time.

• 3+ years working with confidential data in a nonprofit or comparable organization
• Strong PC skills, proficiency in Excel
• Proficiency with relational databases, preferably Salesforce
• Detail-oriented. Ability to enter data with a high level of accuracy in accordance with organizational policy
• Motivated and dependable, ability to prioritize workload independently, manage time efficiently, consistently meet required deadlines
• Positive attitude and willingness to jump in when and where needed
• Critical thinker. Ability to identify problems, develops solutions and take action to resolve issues in assigned areas of responsibility
• Cultivate and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace
• Cultivate and support an inclusive and equitable workplace culture
• Enthusiasm for public media, its mission and its programs.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.


This is a remote permitted role. This role is based out of our Washington, DC office but the employee may choose to work on a remote basis from a location that NPR approves.


This is a full time, non exempt position.


Salary Range: The US based anticipated salary range for this opportunity is ($65,000 - 70,000) plus benefits. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum salaries NPR expects to provide for new hires for the position across all US locations.

Hourly Rate: The US based anticipated hourly rate for this opportunity is ($31.25-33.65) per hour. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum hourly rate NPR expects to provide for new hires for the position across all US locations.

Benefits: NPR offers access to comprehensive benefits for employees and dependents. Regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week are eligible to enroll in NPR's benefits options. Benefits include access to health and wellness, paid time off, and financial well-being. Plan options include medical, dental, vision, life/ accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability, short-term disability, and voluntary retirement savings to all eligible NPR employees.

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The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum salaries NPR expects to provide for new hires for the position across all US locations.

NPR Pay Range

$65,000 - $70,000 USD

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Salary Details

Salary Range: $65,000 to $70,000 Per Year ($ USD)

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