Development & Communications Assistant--Fairbanks, Alaska

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $31,200



Start Date


Application Deadline



3304 International Street
Unit A
United States


Paws for Purple Hearts Alaska is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization is seeking a Development & Communications Assistant to add to its growing fundraising team. This is a full-time position that reports directly to the President/CEO or Director of Development & Communications.

This entry-level position requires an individual who is high-energy, detail oriented, organized, and personable. The Development Assistant will be the first person to greet donors and volunteers when they visit the facility so it is critical that the person exude professionalism and friendliness as a key representative of our organization.

The right candidate can manage tight deadlines, handle multiple ongoing projects, and will know how to prioritize and efficiently manage their time. Strong communications skills, both written and oral, are critical. The Development & Communications Assistant will regularly call donors to provide updates on our program and to ask for financial contributions as well as help with researching grant opportunities and writing grant proposals. Familiarity with the entire Microsoft Office Suite is necessary.

In addition to fundraising duties, the Development Assistant will also be required to help with a variety of activities at the training facility, including but not limited to inventory, occasional clean-up, answering phones, etc. In order to be truly successful in this role they will need to be the kind of person who jumps at the chance to pitch in and help wherever and whenever help is needed.


health insurance after one month; retirement

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to: or mail to Paws for Purple Hearts 3304 International St Unit A Fairbanks, Alaska 99701