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WHAT’S IT LIKE TO WORK AT SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON?

It’s a lot like working with your friends. Though not everyone on our team is a member of SAE, we all share a common love for fraternity. Part of the reason we enjoy our work environment is because we work, each day, with a purpose—to make Sigma Alpha Epsilon better. Within each of our various roles, we support the mission of the Fraternity: To challenge brothers to rise to the highest standards of friendship, scholarship, leadership, and service to achieve success throughout their lives.

We’re always looking for individuals who rise above their peers and truly shine. Those who bring excellent customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills, along with a strong commitment to our values. If you or someone you know is interested, please browse current openings below or contact us at careers@sae.net.

BENEFITS & PERKS

COMPENSATION

We reward great work with competitive compensation, annual cost-of-living increases, and 401 (K) retirement plans with company match.

LOCATION

Sigma Alpha Epsilon is located just north of Chicago, IL. Easy access to Chicago’s “L”, vibrant community, and the lakefront.

HEALTHCARE

We cover competitive healthcare, dental, optical, and flexible spending account packages so you feel great.

VACATION

Enjoy all major Holidays and sick days each year. Accrue paid time off after 6 months of employment.

REASONS TO JOIN OUR TEAM
  • You are a hardworking individual dedicated to advancing the Fraternity’s mission and vision
  • You love to learn from, teach, and mentor men of all ages, challenging them to rise aboveYou are a hardworking individual dedicated to advancing the Fraternity’s mission and vision
  • You are creative, hard-working, and are looking to make a difference in the lives of college-aged men
  • You want access to career development, professional growth and a variety of engagements
Current Openings:

Coordinator of Donor Services

The Coordinator of Donor Services will be responsible for the execution and coordination of donor acknowledgment, maintaining accurate and updated donor records, managing matching gift opportunities, and daily gift entry in the absence of the Associate Director of Donor Services.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Respond to donor inquiries via phone and email. Coordinate responses as needed within the Foundation staff.
  • Produce, assemble, and distribute acknowledgment letters for all gifts daily.
  • Assemble and distribute donor letters and premiums.
  • Update addresses and contact information daily based on appeals and returned mail.
  • Manage matching gift opportunities.
  • Run reports in Salesforce as requested.
  • Provide a weekly update of major gifts to the Major Gifts Executive and CEO.
  • Submit check requests to the Accounting Department for Foundation expenses, scholarships, and awards.
  • Assist with marketing and communication projects as requested.
  • Coordination of timely charitable state and financial renewals.
  • Occasionally assist with gift entry from multiple sources.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum one year of customer service experience
  • Fundraising experience is strongly preferred
  • SAE membership is not required
Knowledge & Skills
  • Customer service/support experience
  • High attention to detail
  • Analytical, well-organized, and a strong critical-thinker
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective relationships with Sigma Alpha Epsilon staff, donors, and volunteers
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of database programs, including Salesforce
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and effectively manage and set priorities
  • Understanding of and personal commitment to Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s mission
  • Goal-oriented with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees.

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