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Development Finance Assistant Recess

Development & Finance Assistant - Recess


Development & Finance Assistant reporting to the Director of Advancement. 

Recess was formed in 2009 to partner with artists to build a more just and inclusive creative community. Recess presents ambitious projects that embrace experimentation and define and advance the social possibilities of the creative process. For more information visit:

Specific duties include the following: 


Handle financial transactions including processing invoices, checks, receipts, reimbursements, credit card purchases; 

Maintain ongoing communication with ArtsPool, our financial management service team

Keep accurate and up-to-date financial records

Make bank deposits


Track philanthropic requests, pledges and contributions

Update donor database

Respond to donor queries

Generate acknowledgement and ask letters

Manage donor and board lists and generate donor reports

Compile grant proposal material

Track benefit ticket and merchandise sales

Qualified candidates should possess a B.A. or B.S and at least 2 years of administrative experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; financial literacy; flexibility and strong ability to work independently; ability to multitask and keep track of details; experience managing interns and volunteers; online fluency; strong skills in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and CRM programs; financial management and/or development experience a plus

Salary: Hourly $18-21/hour depending on desired benefits package. Health insurance available.

Position start date: Immediately

Schedule: Three days (24 hours) a week; occasional events and programs outside regular hours

Application Instructions: Submit a cover letter, cv, and three references as a combined pdf by email to with the subject line “Development & Finance Assistant”

Recess is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.