Development Fellow

Job Type

Full Time




District of Columbia
United States


Short-term position needed immediately through the end of the year to support major gifts fundraising, including research, acknowledgement, data management, and call time management.

This is a fixed-term, temporary position with a salary of $20/hr. This position is not eligible for benefits.


  • Staff co-EDs' call time, including through prep and research, notes during calls, and follow-up after
  • Conduct donor research, assisting with briefs and talking points ahead of meetings, and helping to identify new prospects
  • Track new gifts, including checks and online donations, within database and pulling lists for acknowledgements to be sent. Track gifts to different campaigns to help assess different major gifts strategies.
  • Draft acknowledgements or other content as needed.
  • Assist with donation inquiries.

Required Qualifications

  • 1- 2 years of professional experience in administration or development/fundraising
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Good judgement and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Ability to collaborate with and manage up to executive staff
  • Mission alignment

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement