Posted on February 10, 2012
Development and Administrative Associate
Heart of Brooklyn
Heart of Brooklyn - Development and Administrative Associate
Hours: Full Time (Mon - Fri)
Location: 789 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Salary: Low $30,000s plus benefits
Heart of Brooklyn, a cultural partnership of six central Brooklyn institutions, is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual as a full-time Development/Administrative Associate. The Development/Administrative Associate will work directly with the Director and other staff to support of the fundraising goals and administrative capacity of the Heart of Brooklyn cultural partnership.
Assist with writing grant proposals, final reports, acknowledgment letters, and other reports for foundation, corporate, government and individual funders; maintain an organized fundraising schedule and development log; research foundations, corporations, and government sources for support; schedule meetings; manage office equipment and supplies; and limited bookkeeping duties as defined by HOB Director and Bookkeeper.
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree with 2-3 years experience working in fundraising and development. Computer skills (preferably Mac), including MS Office suite and internet research are essential. Applicants must have excellent writing and oral communication skills, be highly detail oriented, organized and able to work independently in a small, entrepreneurial office environment. Strong work ethic and good sense of humor expected.
About the Heart of Brooklyn:
Heart of Brooklyn (HOB) is a partnership of the leading cultural institutions located near Grand Army Plaza in central Brooklyn. Founded in 2001 by Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Public Library, Prospect Park Alliance, and Prospect Park Zoo, this partnership is dedicated to promoting its unique cultural campus as a "must-see" destination to a diverse audience in Brooklyn and beyond. Heart of Brooklyn encourages tourism and learning by making its world-class collections and historic treasures more visible and accessible. Online at www.heartofbrooklyn.org.
To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not fax applications. No phone inquiries please.
Heart of Brooklyn is an equal opportunity employer.