Job Title: Development Associate Reports To: Vice President of Development FLSA Status: Exempt
Responsible for ensuring successful grants management and donor relations efforts. Includes preparing, submitting, monitoring, and reporting on all government, foundation and corporate grants; ensuring integrity in donor and gift information and correspondence; managing a staff of interns; and providing a variety of critical functions as assigned to ensure the Development department achieves operational and financial goals. The successful employee will produce positive outcomes in these areas: increased grant revenue; stronger grantor relationships; and enhanced donor relations. Position reports to the Vice President of Development.
Development Associate will:
1) Coordinate submission and reporting for all grants: a. Assess ongoing requirements for all government, foundation, and corporate grant applications and reports b. Understand all grant requirements and ensure achievement of outcomes c. Collaborate with department leaders to prepare all grant applications and reports d. Capture all actions, communications, and outcomes related to grants e. Build BBBS knowledge base of agency services and target populations
2) Ensure integrity of donor information using Salesforce database: a. Maintain efficient systems for accurate donor and gift information b. Collect, access, segment, and report on donors and gifts c. Serve as liaison with Finance department to ensure accurate information d. Utilize database to support and enable robust donor prospecting and stewardship
3) Manage a staff of interns for the Development department: a. Collaborate quarterly with team members to update intern job descriptions, post positions, process applicants, and coordinate onboarding of interns
4) Other duties as assigned by the VP of Development: a. Actively participate in planning, logistics and execution of agency events b. Take a leadership role in team meetings and team dynamic c. Interface with Board and donors as needed
JOB REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor's degree preferred • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills • Previous database experience; knowledge of Salesforce preferred • Excellent project management, organizational, and customer service skills • Strong initiative and follow-through, attention to detail, and listening skills • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high change environment • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as with a team • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced skills in Excel and Word • Some evening and weekend work. Occasional travel required.
Applicants should visit: www.bigmentoring.org/careers for more information on this position. Then they should submit their cover letter, resume, and a completed employment application to email@example.com. Applicants will be contacted only if selected for an interview. Please no phone calls.