Development Assistant

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $15,600
Maximum: $17,680



Start Date


Application Deadline



114 W. Montgomery Ave
United States


General Description: The Development Assistant is an hourly position responsible for providing support to IW’s Development Team. S/he assists with the management of donor data systems, the coordination of the acknowledgment processes, and the implementation of fundraising events. S/he will report directly to IW’s Development (Manager or Associate), who reports to the Director of Development and Community Relations (DOD). 


·       Assist with appointments and calendars of the Development Team.

·       Run the constituent data and gift acknowledgment systems so as to ensure accuracy and timeliness, and to enhance the relationships between Interfaith Works and its supporters.

·       Accurately enter data on all contributions into the donor database.

·       Prepare donor correspondence including acknowledgment of gifts in a timely manner and with the appropriate personalization according to office standards.

·       Provide support for the management of the donor database.

·       Develop standard and customized donor reports for Leadership Team as requested.

·       Support the Development Manager in the management of in-kind donations.

·       Provide support for community outreach and fundraising events.

·       Provide general administrative support to the development team as requested.

·       Assist in the coordination of the responsibilities of the development team: fundraising, communications and volunteer work.

·       Provide coverage for the front desk when needed.

·       Support the Deputy Director of Development for Communications with social media efforts.

·       Perform other duties as assigned in a collaborative positive manner.



·       Minimum one year experience in administrative work; non-profit development experience a plus.

·       Detail oriented, excellent time management, program management and organizational skills.

·       Ability to work with a positive manner with teams of diverse people.

·       Excellent written and verbal skills.

·       Previous experience with data entry and management.

·       High Proficiency with MS Office Software Suite; ability to merge data into Word documents essential.

·       Proficiency with donor data bases (familiarity with Abila a plus)

·       Energetic, optimistic, and customer-centered personality.

·       Bilingual proficiency is a plus.

·       Strong work ethic with the ability to multi-task

·       Flexible work schedule in support of events.

·       Dedication to IW’s Core Values and its commitment to Cultural Awareness and Racial Equity.


Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, salary requirements and resume with “Development Assistant” in the subject line to No phone calls, please. Thank you.