Development Associate

Spoons Across America
Published
June 21, 2019
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
James Grosso
Address
630 9th Avenue, Suite 212

Description

Spoons Across America is currently seeking a Development Associate that will provide critical support for fundraising activities, including foundation grants; event production; cause marketing; and the solicitation of large- and small-scale donations from corporate sponsors. The Development Associate will work directly with the Executive Director. A great opportunity to make a big impact at a fast-growing nonprofit organization.  This is a full-time exempt position.

Position Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, responsible for securing new sources of revenue from foundations, corporations, and special events
  • Research and cultivate new sources of corporate, foundation and individual support
  • Write and submit letters of inquiry and proposals to foundations and corporations
  • Maintain a system for tracking all development correspondence, reporting, donor records, and fundraising calendar
  • Coordinate logistical details related to fundraising events including pre and post event tracking of sponsorships, tickets, donations, and silent and live auctions
  • Provide support to the Executive Director (this may include: mailings, venue logistics, invitation design, research of prospective donors and corporate sponsors).
  • Schedule and organize activities such as board and committee meetings including sending meeting notices, ordering food, keeping track of respondents, and follow up.
  • Maintain correspondence, document files including financial reports relating to fundraising campaigns, and donor database
  • Interact with the board, donors, event honorees and attendees, membership and the public.
  • General office duties include organize and prioritize e-mails, and incoming and outgoing mail, as well as other clerical duties.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • On occasion, may have to work some evenings before and during special event campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Proven track record of meeting/exceeding revenue goals at a growing nonprofit organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience with individual and foundation giving a must; experience with corporate giving a plus.
  • Demonstrated success in securing new foundation funding.
  • Experience with fundraising for healthy eating organizations/causes a plus.
  • Strategic in thinking and orientation, with demonstrated ability to develop detailed development plans, actively use those plans and meet set goals.
  • Flexibility, and the skills to deal quickly with emergent issues.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google docs, as well as database management and usage.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative problem solver, and strong collaborator.
  • Experience with special event coordination
  • Demonstrated commitment to high ethical standards, including strict adherence to confidentiality
  • Ability to attend events, meetings, and programs outside of standard working hours
  • Experience producing print and electronic communications; savvy in social media communications
  • A willingness to perform administrative functions and provide support wherever needed

How To Apply

Send us your resumes, and a cover letter that explains why your professional experience is a good match for the Development Associate position and an example of your fundraising successes to Search@spoonsacrosamerica.org.

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