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Development Associate

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Oakland Promise
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Oakland, CA
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Published 25 days ago

Job Purpose

The Oakland Promise seeks a detail-oriented development associate with excellent organizational, communication, and systems management skills and a passion for expanding opportunities for Oakland children and families to join its growing team. The Development Associate will be a part of an innovative development team tasked with raising the annual budget of around $12 million as well as other ongoing fundraising campaigns. The team works across the organization to ensure that the organization is sustainable in the short- and long-term. 


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide front-line fund development support, including grant writing and reporting, processing of gifts, and communications with donors and prospects. 
  • Assist the Development Team in identifying and qualifying major gift prospects, help develop appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies, and execute individualized action plans
  • Ensure that donor data is accurately entered in the Oakland Promise custom donor database and and Google Drive - reconcile the database to financial reports on a regular basis
  • Assist in the creation of marketing materials, including direct mail campaigns, annual reports, and other fundraising collateral.
  • Help in the planning and execution of organizational events, including both donor, program, and PR events
  • With the team, support Oakland Promise’s donor recognition, retention, and stewardship programs
  • Help the team prepare for meetings with individuals, foundations, government and institutional funders and prospects. 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing deadlines 
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Deep commitment to and passion for the vision of the Oakland Promise
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Proficient with Google Suite tools
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to operate effectively with limited direct management
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Previous fundraising and/or events experience
  • Proficient with Salesforce Databases
  • Experience with Canva or other graphics programs
  • Experience in the fields of education or college access
  • Knowledge of and connections to Oakland communities

Compensation:

  • Full-time exempt position 
  • Oakland Promise offers medical, dental, and vision benefits, vacation, and sick-time.
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required

Application Process:

We are looking for candidates with availability to start immediately, and encourage you to apply if you are interested in and qualified for the position.


Job Purpose

The Oakland Promise seeks a detail-oriented development associate with excellent organizational, communication, and systems management skills and a passion for expanding opportunities for Oakland children and families…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$55,000 - $58,000

Benefits

Compensation Package:

  • Full-time exempt position 
  • Oakland Promise offers medical, dental, and vision benefits, vacation, and sick-time.
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required


Compensation Package:

  • Full-time exempt position 
  • Oakland Promise offers medical, dental, and vision benefits, vacation, and sick-time.
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

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