Part-time Development Associate

Job Description

SUPERVISED BY:  Director of Development                         




SUMMARY:  Responsible for enhancing individual, planned giving and corporate fundraising efforts, including working with donor data base.  Enlarge individual donor giving, legacy giving, event organization and corporate donations for the agency.

HOURS:  Two days a week to be determined at 8 hours a day.



  1. Identify, qualify and solicit individual donors through research, data base technology and personal effort.
  2. Assist in designing individual marketing strategies and execute strategies within donor data base, including seeking out and connecting with potential new donors with oversite from the Director of Development.
  3. Research donors and cultivate, qualify, solicit and steward individual, planned giving and corporate donors in conjunction with the Director of Development.
  4. Assist in creating documents necessary for presentation and publication. 
  5. Increase and monitor donor base. 
  6. Assist with special events.
  7. Develop timely and accurate reporting to funding partners and foundations.
  8. Coordinate the receipt of donations and required thank you letters.
  9. Compile monthly Board update reports based on Donor Perfect data.
  10. Maintains pool of current and new individual donors for annual and other giving campaigns.
  11. Pursue training necessary for enhancing skills.
  12. Other duties as assigned.


1. Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, communications or related field.
2. Two years’ experience in fundraising/development for a non-profit agency or sales position in for profit world.
3. Knowledge of Donor Perfect or other fundraising software, preferred.