Posted on January 10, 2013
PHI - Development Associate
PHI seeks a full-time Development Associate. Based at our Bronx office and reporting to PHI’s Development Director, the Development Associate will work closely with Development and Executive staff to strengthen PHI’s organizational impact and sustainability.
The ideal candidate will bring a demonstrated talent for project management to support PHI’s Development Team in managing fundraising prospects and awards. The Development Associate will be responsible for scheduling and tracking reports, proposals, and other development materials, as well as coordinating correspondence and meetings. Candidates should exhibit excellent time management skills and attention to detail, with prior experience in project management preferred.
- Thorough tracking of fundraising deadlines, proposal requirements, grant information, and contacts.
- Managing and drafting grant-related executive correspondence.
- Assist with researching prospects to help expand PHI’s funding sources.
- Helping to coordinate a range of fundraising meetings, visits, and events.
For candidates interested in the nonprofit sector, and fields such as social justice, workforce development and anti-poverty efforts, aging and disabilities issues, women’s issues, and immigrants’ rights, work as a PHI Development Associate would offer an exciting opportunity for career growth.
The position is full-time, with competitive salary and benefits.
- A Bachelor’s Degree.
- Demonstrated experience in project management, with a preference for candidates with grant administration experience.
- An ability to organize and execute projects in a timely fashion—independently and in collaboration with staff and PHI affiliates—in a complex, fast-evolving environment.
- Strong writing and communication skills.
Introduction to PHI
PHI (www.phinational.org) is a nationally-respected leader in workforce development that seeks to transform how low-income individuals are viewed by our nation’s healthcare system. The leading authority on the direct-care workforce, PHI works in the Bronx, throughout New York City, and across the U.S. to improve job conditions for home care workers and in turn improve care for the elders and individuals with disabilities they serve.
PHI works closely with three well-regarded, leading-edge care organizations—Cooperative Home Care Associates, Independence Care System, and Home Care Associates of Philadelphia—to provide quality jobs and quality care for thousands of inner-city residents. The Development Associate will help PHI to take advantage of growing local and national opportunities, strengthening our impact in the lives of low-income individuals through and beyond a challenging recession.
With two decades of history serving the Bronx, PHI is now based at 400 E. Fordham Road, easily accessible via subway, bus, and car, and particularly convenient to the Metro North Fordham Road stop. Our new building is the first in the Bronx to be Gold-certified in environmental standards by the LEEDS Council and provides state-of-the-art social and employment services for borough residents—offering an inspiring place to work.
To apply, email a compelling cover letter, with a résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. Although not required, candidates who have writing samples (in correspondence or reporting) are encouraged to include them. Please indicate “Development Associate” in the subject line. The application period will close as of Friday, February 1, 2013.
PHI is committed to ensuring a diverse staff and a positive, inclusive organizational culture. We do not discriminate on the basis of class, sexual orientation, disability, gender, ethnicity, or age.