Development Associate - Administration

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with experience




White Plains
United States


Job Title:                           Development Associate-Administration

Job Classification:           Regular/Full time/Flexible/Non-Exempt

Department:                      Development & External Affairs Department

Position Reports To:       Director of Development



Organization Mission:


My Sisters’ Place (MSP) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been providing support to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking throughout Westchester County, NY since 1978. MSP has evolved from a small, grassroots organization into a holistic agency touching the lives of more than 15,000 individuals each year. We provide a continuum of free services including: a 24-hour hotline, emergency residential shelter, adult counseling, legal services, children’s services, and an extensive community education and training outreach program.


My Sisters’ Place seeks a Development Associate who will work closely with the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Development, as well as all staff to support organizational and departmental goals around advocacy, philanthropy, resource development and awareness campaigns.


The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Donor Database and Materials Management:

  • Develop proficiency and take leadership on all aspects of eTapestry database management
  • Process fiscal and in-kind donations and prepare acknowledgment letters and other correspondence for donors
  • Create fundraising, and other, reports as needed
  • Work collaboratively with the finance department
  • Maintain inventory of MSP materials; source new resources on an as needed basis
  • Prepare and assemble materials and other packages as needed for distribution to donors and potential donors


General Department Support:

  • Work with the Development team to envision special events and strategies for implementation, including fundraising, awareness, and internal agency events
  • Provide assistance with event administration, including guest list maintenance; print and tech related materials; and miscellaneous pre-event, event day and post-event logistics
  • Provide administrative support regarding external mailings
  • Work in conjunction with Development Associate-Communications and other staff to manage and support the in-kind donation program
  • Represent MSP at community events around Westchester (occasional evening hours required)
  • Provide assistance to the Grant and Foundations Manager in preparing and submitting grant applications
  • Provide additional logistical, administrative and special project support as needed on agency-wide and cross-department activity



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Superb interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills, and ability to apply these skills in diverse situations
  • Experience in a nonprofit setting
  • Understanding of budgeting and web-based data systems
  • High-level of competency with Microsoft Office suite, Publisher, web-based data management and research
  • Ability to be flexible and work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Strong time-management skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Ability to help physically manage the picking up, delivery and storage of in-kind donations and event set-ups and clean-ups
  • Able to travel throughout the County to meetings and events
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred

Salary:  commensurate with experience


No calls please. To apply please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Carly Levine at


My Sisters’ Place policy prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and national origin in employment and delivery of services. 


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

No calls please. To apply please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Carly Levine at