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Development Associate

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Osborne Association Inc
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Bronx, NY
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Published 9 days ago

The Osborne Association serves individuals, families, and communities affected by the criminal justice system. Through our programs, we offer opportunities for people to heal from and repair harm, restore their lives, and thrive. We challenge systems rooted in racism and retribution and fight for policies and practices that promote true safety, justice, and liberation.

At Osborne, we are guided by core values and shared beliefs. We honor everyone's capacity to change, celebrate our shared humanity, are united in our pursuit of justice and equity, take all possible steps to keep our commitments and advocate for people and principles with fierce and tenacious determination.

We seek a Development Associate to support the Osborne Association's foundation, corporate, and government funding strategies, which support more than 10 program areas, including prison- and jail-based services, reentry services, positive youth development, substance use disorder treatment, advocacy, health services, trauma treatment, restorative justice, alternatives to incarceration, and more. The Development Associate will report to the Institutional Giving Manager, who reports to Osborne's Vice President of Development and Communications. This is an entry-level or early-career position, ideal for a candidate who has strong technology, administrative, and project management skills and an interest in social justice. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about nonprofit management, fundraising, advocacy, and social services.

The Development Associate will support the Grant Team's administrative needs and its critical grant submission and reporting processes.

This position will follow a Monday - Friday 9 am-5 pm schedule, with some flexibility. This position will require in-person work at Osborne's Bronx Headquarters, with a current time division of 90% remote work and 10% work in the office. This division of time is subject to change with or without notice and will be adjusted as public health restrictions and Osborne's organizational needs require. The position is likely to continue to involve a hybrid schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Grant Team's administrative needs, including scheduling internal and external meetings, obtaining signatures for grant contracts, communicating with funders about administrative matters, supporting annual audits, and additional relevant tasks.
  • Assist with follow-up correspondence, donor acknowledgment letters, and other basic written materials for the Grants Team.
  • Work with Grant Writers, the Manager of Institutional Giving, program staff, HR staff, and fiscal staff to coordinate federal and foundation grant proposal processes, including by working with others to gather needed supporting documentation (budgets, logic models, financial information, organizational charts, etc.) and submitting applications on grant portals, through email, and, occasionally, via hard copy.
  • Assist in generating financial information, including budgets and financial reports, for government, foundation, and corporate proposals and reports, in collaboration with Grant Writers, the Manager of Institutional Giving, and executive, program, and grants management staff.
  • Maintain relationships with current and potential foundation and corporate funders by drafting correspondence and other written materials, and by participating in meetings and/or phone conversations with funders.
  • Use the Grant Team's Salesforce-based platform to track due dates for grant proposals, reports, and meetings with funders, accurately document funder contact information, giving history, and correspondence; and track Grant team progress towards fundraising goals.
  • Collaborate with executive and senior leadership, program directors, fiscal staff, and data staff to track fundraising needs and goals and monitor the implementation of supported programs in accordance with expected deliverables.
  • Participate in regular meetings.
  • Attend relevant training to ensure ongoing professional development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Education and Experience

  • Associates degree with a minimum of 1 years of professional experience working in fundraising, nonprofit administration, data management, or a related field; or
  • In lieu of degree, a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum 2 years of professional experience working in fundraising, nonprofit administration, data management, or a related field.
  • A high level of technological proficiency, with experience with or the capacity to learn Osborne's Salesforce donor database, and experience with or the capacity to learn online submission processes in a variety of government and foundation grant portals.

Additional Skills

  • Commitment to racial, cultural, and socioeconomic equity and justice.
  • The ability to work independently, take initiative, and follow projects to completion
  • Comfort working closely with executive staff.
  • Impeccable communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, including the ability to multitask, be flexible, and work well under pressure to meet project deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • The ability to function as a respected representative of the organization, particularly in interactions with funders.
  • Willingness to be a team player and work with staff across the organization.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial reporting is a plus, but a willingness to learn is essential.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system is a plus, but a willingness to learn is essential. Passion for criminal justice reform strongly preferred.

Benefits of Working at Osborne

Generous benefits, including four weeks of paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedule, excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, and a 403(b) plan with a company match. Career development through ongoing training and individual development plans.

The Osborne Association is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, unemployment status, or any other protected category. The Osborne Association takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Thank you for your interest in the Osborne Association. Be sure to include a cover letter with your application. No phone calls please. We wish we could personally respond to each application. However, we are unable to do so due to the volume of interest received.



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The Osborne Association serves individuals, families, and communities affected by the criminal justice system. Through our programs, we offer opportunities for people to heal from and repair harm, restore their lives, and thrive. We…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 45,000 - USD 55,000Yearly Salary

Location

On-site
Bronx, NY, United States

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