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February 24, 2020

Merakey is seeking a Development Associate to join our Marketing & Communications team in our Lafayette Hill, PA location. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of donor development or marketing experience
  • Demonstrated ability in administering fundraising programs; experience managing individual giving programs a plus
  • Understanding of foundation and corporate philanthropic giving
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills; grant-writing experience a plus
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Fluency with CRM and/or donor tracking software; proficiency in Salesforce a plus
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends

POSITION OVERVIEW 

The Merakey Foundation Development Associate will provide a wide range of administrative, programmatic and event support in all areas of the Foundation including grants research and applications, Salesforce management, Board and Junior Board outreach, event planning, employee giving, donor stewardship and school cultivation. In addition, this individual will identify and research prospective private and corporate donors and monitor trends in fundraising, corporate giving and event planning. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Research grants from foundation and corporations utilizing fundraising databases (e.g., Foundation Center) that are in line with the mission of Merakey
  • Assist with the coordination and drafting of grant applications
  • Maintain grants schedule and tracking process in Salesforce
  • Conduct prospect research on individuals and corporations who could be potential donors or strategic partners in Merakey markets
  • Monitor and investigate fundraising and event trends in all Merakey markets
  • Work with staff to ensure that thank you correspondence is developed and sent in a timely manner
  • Assist the Senior Development Manager in creating materials and outreach for the STAR employee program and serve as the administrator of schedules and records for the STAR Program.
  • Collaborate with the Events Coordinator to expand the School Outreach Program, oversee the creation and distribution of collateral material, and manage and track all school contacts
  • Play an integral role in the planning and execution of all current and future Foundation events
  • Serve as a champion for the Merakey Foundation both internally and with external stakeholders
  • Maintain Foundation social media and website page
  • Manage the input of all donations into Salesforce
  • Master all capabilities of Salesforce for reporting and list management
  • Assist with mailings, newsletters, filing, and special projects as needed.

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

For more information on Merakey and our various divisions, please visit: www.merakey.org 

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer! 

APPLY TODAY www.merakey.org/careers 

Requisition # 51557

Merakey is seeking a Development Associate to join our Marketing & Communications team in our Lafayette Hill, PA location. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of donor development or marketing experience
  • Demonstrated…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Compensation Plans
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
  • Marketplace Savings Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
  • Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services 


MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Compensation Plans
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Medical, Dental, and…

Location

Lafayette Hill, PA

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