Development Associate

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Minimum: $17
Maximum: $20

Published

08/01/2018

Address

9108 South Brandon Ave
Chicago
IL
60617
United States

Description

We are currently in search for a part-time Development Associate to support all functions of fund development. This position  reports directly to the Associate Director.


Location: Claretian Associates, 9108 S. Brandon Ave, Chicago, IL  60617

Position Title: Development Associate

Duration: Part-Time, 20 - 25 hours/week

Compensation: $17-$20/hr.


Responsibilities:

  • Write and prepare grant proposals
  • Lead the proposal development process in collaboration with program managers
  • Focus on acquiring diverse streams of funding including federal and state grant funds.
  • Prepare final reports for grants
  • Manage NEON CRM database, including gift entry, updating constituent information, and creating mailing lists and reports.
  • Draft and coordinate external communications related to fundraising, including gift acknowledgement letters, direct mail appeals and grant proposals
  • Assist with general office management, including scanning, filing, scheduling meetings with donors and program officers, and monitoring the need for promotional supplies and materials
  • Conduct research on individuals, foundations, corporate, and government prospects, create donor profiles, and track relationships with major donors and hi-profile givers, including members of the Board, etc.
  • Effectively communicate with donors, board members, volunteers, and staff.
  • Manage the creation and mailing of gift acknowledgment letters, and update periodically
  • Create reports for the development team (Associate Director, Executive Director, Board Committee) using the Neon database and/or spreadsheet applications
  • Compile press clips related to specific programs and grants
  • Assist in the management of social media platforms and content creation
  • Compile notes and data for monthly program reports.


Qualifications & Proficiencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 2 years relevant work experience, preferably in fundraising
  • Excellent command of Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Prior experience maintaining CRM database
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, professionalism, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • High level of administrative experience in a busy office environment.
  • Ability to prioritize an ever-changing workload.
  • Strong demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with complete discretion
  • Ability to work with a diverse community
  • Creative, curious, fast learner, and self-starter with demonstrated interest in the programs and values of Claretian Associates.



We offer flexible hours along with professional development & training opportunities.


This opportunity is ideal for a candidate looking to grow within the nonprofit development field.


Please email resumes and cover letters to the attention of Andrea Porter, Associate Director, at portera@claretianassociates.org with “Development Associate” in the subject line.



Benefits

We offer flexible hours along with professional development & training opportunities.



Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

portera@claretianassociates.org
http://www.claretianassociates.org

Please email resumes and cover letters to the attention of Andrea Porter, Associate Director, at portera@claretianassociates.org with “Development Associate” in the subject line.


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