Development Associate

Institute for Comm Living
New York, United States
$65,000.00 - $70,000.00
Posted date
Sep 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Other Business & Management, Education, Education Administration & Leadership
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Development Associate Position Description

The Development Associate is responsible for assisting and supporting fundraising and fundraising operations at ICL. This position reports to the Vice President of Development and works collaboratively with other staff members across departments. Responsibilities include: 

  • Maintaining the integrity of the Salsa CRM database by ensuring that all information is accurately, correctly, and completely entered; Generating reports as requested; Building skills and knowledge of the software’s capabilities
  • Managing the grants calendar
  • Researching new prospects using Foundation Center Online, Google, and other available tools
  • Working with the VP of Development to assist with cultivation and stewarding individual, corporate, and foundations donors
  • Writing thank you letters and sending regularly scheduled donor messaging using Salsa Engage
  • Managing the donor stewardship program
  • Managing volunteer engagements
  • Supporting the planning and execution of the annual gala and other fundraising events 

Note: There will be evening and weekend assignment as necessary 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Excellent writer with solid proofreading/editing skills
  • Experience working with a database (ex. Raisers Edge, Salsa CRM, etc.)
  • Enjoys research
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Displays exceptional time-management and organizational skills
  • Sense of humor


The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years’experience  in a Development department, or closely related, relevant  experience. BA or BS required.

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