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Position: Development Associate

Part time: 20-25 hours a week

Salary: Commensurable with experience

The Development Associate is responsible for supporting fundraising efforts and building a systemic approach for financial support for UNA-NCA’s major initiatives. Critical elements of this position include managing timelines and tracking progress and deliverables, development of letters, emails and packets, grant writing, prospect research, outreach and reporting. The Development Associate reports to the Executive Director of UNA-NCA and works closely with the Development Committee, Board of Directors, staff, and other team members.

Essential Functions

·       Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on all donor related communications in database.

·       Prepare written solicitation including emails, letters for current and prospective donors.

·       Manage donor lists including individuals, foundations and institutional sponsors

·       Create fundraising reports and other reports as needed.

·       Prepare leadership for gift solicitation via research and preparation of briefing memos, background documents, proposals and other resources.

·       Participate in development of strategies for building relationships and soliciting funding from current and new donors.

·       Prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.

·       Research, prospect and solicit new sources of support for UNA programs.

·       Manage, create, and supervise fundraising content for social media accounts, and manage fundraising content for website, newsletter, annual report and other communications as needed.

·       Perform other related duties and/or tasks as assigned.

Selection Criteria

·       Bachelor's degree in a related field.

·       One to two years of experience in fundraising, including solicitations, grant proposals, and fundraising events.

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Database management experience a plus.

·       Ability to organize and prioritize work and manage one’s time effectively.

·       Ability to use discretion and independent judgment.

·       Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

·       Flexible and willing to respond to changing priorities and assignments as necessary.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Executive Director Paula Boland at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by February 20. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.