Development Associate

The Family Place
September 1, 2021
Dallas, Texas
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The Family Place is seeking an experienced Development Associate for our Development/Fundraising Team.

Position Summary: Provides administrative support to the Development Office and participates in all fundraising activities including donor and public relations, direct mail appeals, auxiliary events and special events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains foundation, corporation and individual donor files.
  • Conducts preliminary research on prospective corporate donors, foundations and individual donors.
  • Coordinates productions and mailing of spring and year-end appeal letters.
  • Maintains guest lists, gathers and prepares registration materials and other duties as assigned for fund-raising events.
  • Handles all administrative details associated with the Development Committee Meetings (i.e. prepares and distribute notices, agendas, minutes, etc.).
  • Prepares media materials for distribution. (i.e. copying, filing, mailing, e-mailing)
  • Assembles media and donor kits for events and meetings.
  • Assist with coordination of all Development related events – invitations, locations, set-up, logistics, etc.
  • Assists with coordination of Partner’s Card, Partner’s Card reconciliation and Partners Auxiliary and Young Partners Auxiliary events.
  • Provides general, overall administrative assistance including correspondence, check requests/expense reports, social media and other assistance as required by the VP-Development.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in related field and a minimum of one (1) year of experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Database management experience – Raiser’s Edge preferred.

Excellent benefits!  Hourly rate range: $19-$21.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Reports to the Assistant Director of Development

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