Development Associate, Major Gifts

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW
United States


Development Associate, Major Gifts



The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a renowned international affairs think tank headquartered in Washington, DC with five global centers, is seeking a Development Associate to support the major gifts function of its DC-based development team.


The Development Associate for Major Gifts will report to the Major Gifts Officer and coordinate all individual donor fundraising activities including pitch development, producing fundraising reports (activities, pledges, donations), managing task lists, and writing the content of donor materials in coordination with the Communications team. The position will also be responsible for organizing cultivation events for individual donors, coordinating donor meeting logistics and materials, generating pipeline and donor lists, and supporting individual donor stewardship activities.


Successful candidates will possess four to five years of relevant fundraising experience. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and possess superb writing and oral communications skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, the ability to work independently within a team environment, and experience in executing first-rate small private events and larger meetings.


Located in Dupont Circle, we offer an outstanding benefits package. Please submit your resume and cover letter via the Carnegie Endowment website:


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

As noted above, please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website: