Development Associate

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



171 West 85th Street
New York
New York
United States


The Development Associate will play an integral role in supporting DOROT’s Development Department activities; this includes working on all events, donor management, direct mail coordination and correspondence.

Primary Responsibilities

Cultivation Event Planning and Support

·       Events Management

o  Assist with the logistics for the Gala, luncheons, receptions and meetings

o  Manage invitation mailing process, guest lists and track responses in Raiser’s Edge

·       Maintain all Board and donor files and correspondence from clients and donors

·       Process and code checks, manage record keeping and reports

Raiser’s Edge Database

·       Support the Donor Database Coordinator as needed

·       Manage major donor accounts

·       Oversee donor acknowledgements

·       Maintain and track information for monthly donors

·       Responsible for all tribute gifts and acknowledgements


Direct Mail

·       Participate in strategy conference calls for this very important revenue stream

·       Write email appeals

·       Oversee proofing of materials, bill payments, and thank you letters

·       Provide campaign updates

Writing and editing

·       Assist in writing and editing all donor correspondence

·       Proofread and edit other Department materials

Work Experience: Looking for an enthusiastic candidate who is interested in entering the field of non-profit development or someone with 2 years of experience in a Development Department

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

·       Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in maintaining confidentiality

·       Ability to work effectively with staff, donors, and Board members

·       Excellent organizational skills

·       Excellent interpersonal skills

·       Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 2007

·       Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is a plus



Generous paid time off, medical, dental insurance and 403b plan.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover letter, current resume and salary requirements to