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Located in downtown Boston, Bridge Over Troubled Waters is the city’s premier organization dedicated to transforming the lives of runaway, homeless and high risk youth through safe, supportive, and encouraging relationships and effective and innovative services that guide them toward self-sufficiency and fulfilling, meaningful futures.  After more than 40 years, it remains a national model and program incubator for youth development services which are effective in helping the most troubled and vulnerable homeless youth to turn their lives around.  If you care about making a difference in the lives of young people, we are interested in hearing from you!  To learn more about us, visit



Reporting to the Director of Development, you will support the operations of the Development Department and be the lead person in managing our Raiser’s Edge donor database. You will process gifts, enter data and run reports; provide and mail out gift acknowledgments; assist in the preparation and implementation of direct mail, appeals, and e-blasts.  In addition, as a member of out three person Development team, you will be involved in other department priorities including communications, donor stewardship, in-kind gifts, product and food drives, and events.  This is a great opportunity to use your database expertise to support our operations while broadening your experience and knowledge of other areas of Development.



You should have a Bachelor’s degree, two to four years of experience in Development, and be knowledgeable in the use of database management tools.  Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge is strongly preferred.  You should be a strong communicator with solid writing skills; have a proven ability to effectively manage your time while handling multiple projects; and an aptitude for analyzing data with a keen attention to detail.



We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including:


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan



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Equal Employment Opportunity

Bridge Over Troubled Waters is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

  Metro Area Boston MA
  Job Location City Boston
  Job Location State Massachusetts
  Job Location Zip 02111
  Job Category Youth Programs
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Apr. 19, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Bridge Over Troubled Waters
  Organizational Focus Youth Services
  Contact Person Fred Ritzau
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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