The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) funds research and develops researchers to optimize movement and health. The FPTR annually funds over $1 million in scholarships, fellowships and grants to researchers dedicated to advancing patient care. We are a national 501(c) (3) charitable organization governed by a Board of Trustees located in Alexandria, VA.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a 501(c) (6) organization whose purpose is to represent and promote the profession of physical therapy and to meet the needs of its members, is a benefactor of the Foundation. The Foundation contracts with APTA for certain services including human resources and staffing, as such, Foundation staff are employed by APTA and receive the same employee benefits.
A Great Place to Work
Since 2003, Washingtonian Magazine has recognized APTA several times as one of the "Great Places to Work" in the Washington area, and APTA is a 2014 and 2013 CARE Award winner. APTA benefits include a generous retirement plan contribution, flexible work schedules, onsite yoga and gym reimbursement, Metro travel subsidy, and more!
The Fundraising & Database Administrator will provide critical support to overall fundraising efforts. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Administrator will work with a small development and communications team and with the APTA staff on various initiatives. The Administrator will oversee the FPTR’s hosted Raiser's Edge database, work with individuals handling gift entry and the acknowledgement process, produce donor and gift reports, create lists for mailings and e-mail appeals, and provide analysis of data via Raiser’s Edge, NXT. The Administrator will take the lead on special projects to meet the Foundation’s strategic plan objectives.
Create dashboards and reports on key performance metrics/indicators to evaluate performance and inform strategy.
Generate reports and assists with prospect pipeline to support team’s efforts. Conducts proactive prospect research and creates donor profiles.
Liaison to the Finance department to ensure all transactions are accurately reflected in Raiser’s Edge/Financial Edge.
Generates queries/report/exports for donor mailings, recognition and appeal/campaign analysis.
Ensure gifts and pledges are accurate, recorded and processed to reflect the donor’s intentions and aligns with appropriate categorizations for appeals and funds.
Provides training and guidance for all staff performing data entry or working in the database and on all platforms related to donations.
Works on special projects including data integration between APTA and the FPTR.
Ensures pledge reminder process and recurring gift renewals are completed.
Facilitates the state registration filings with legal counsel and the CEO.
What you need to be successful:
3+ years administrative experience with Raisers Edge or comparable donor database.
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent experience
Skilled in batch entry of gifts, creating queries and generating reports.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of nonprofit fundraising, gift entry and administration, donor stewardship, database administration and IRS regulations regarding charitable giving.
Commitment to high-quality work within a team to meet timelines and deliverables.
Must be able to act with minimal oversight, identify and communicate potential needs or issues.
Experience in handling sensitive, confidential information.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
2+ years relevant experience in fundraising and finance support
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
Experience with Financial Edge, NXT, O-Matic a plus
Raiser’s Edge certification a plus.
Ability to be mobile
Travel up to 10% of the time
About American Physical Therapy Association (Foundation for Physical Therapy Research)
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.