Development Operations & Events Assistant

Reports to:   Senior Director of Development Operations
Schedule:     40 hours/week (9am-5pm in office)

National Brain Tumor Society is the largest non-profit organization solely dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States. We are fiercely committed to our mission of finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for brain tumors. We’ve seen unprecedented progress and momentum to find better treatments. This is an exciting and deeply satisfying time to be part of an organization and team that is so dedicated to change and a strong, recognized cause. This position is based in Newton, MA.


The Development Operations & Events Assistant provides critical administrative and operational support to the Development Operations and Regional Development teams. This position requires impeccable organizational, project management and problem-solving skills, including the capacity to coordinate details, strong Microsoft Office and G-Suite, and the ability to engage in multiple tasks. The Development Operations & Event Assistant will cultivate a strong base of knowledge in the areas of Salesforce and Luminate functionality, data hygiene, fundraising protocols, and industry best practices. This position reports to the Senior Director of Development Operations.


Development Operations (60%)

Administrative Support for Events (40%)

Education and Experience: BA or BS degree. Prior experience with data entry, database management, or financial record keeping a plus. Non-profit/development experience a plus.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Work Environment:

Application Instructions:

Please submit a resume and cover letter with an expression of interest via email to careers@braintumor.orgwith the subject: Development Operations & Events Assistant. Phone inquiries, mail or in person submissions will not be accepted.

National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NBTS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

NBTS expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of NBTS’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.