Posted on February 7, 2013
Advancement Project - Development Associate
Advancement Project, a national civil rights organization, seeks a motivated and talented individual to join our development team as the organization’s Development Associate. This position is based in Washington, DC.
Advancement Project is a next generation civil rights organization. We tackle inequity using innovative strategies and strong community alliances. We combine law, communications, policy and technology to create workable solutions and achieve systemic change.
Under supervision of the Managing Director, Development and working collaboratively with leadership and staff, the Development Associate is responsible for researching, preparing, organizing and drafting grant proposals and reports, assisting with donor relations and other duties as assigned.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Prepare high-quality grant reports and acknowledgements required to support ongoing fundraising activities;
Manage grants calendar to ensure timely submission of reports and documents to funders;
Manage and oversee donor database, and maintain and control grants files and filing systems;
Ensure signed grant letters and other essential documentation are received by funders;
Research and assist in writing and preparing grant proposals to institutional supporters;
Coordinate production of the annual report;
Manage communications arm of development, including e-appeals, funder outreach updates, direct mail solicitations, and social media.
Candidate must have strong interpersonal, research, and writing skills and a commitment to racial justice.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required. Two years experience in nonprofit resource development preferred.
Applicants should submit their resume, one writing sample, and a list of three references to email@example.com or fax 202-728-9558.