Development Associate

Employer: Louisville Urban League

Job Description

The Development Associate helps the Development Officer with developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining strategic initiatives, and with creating and implementing an annual diversified fundraising plan. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Processes all cash gifts to the Louisville Urban League using Raiser’s Edge software, and in conjunction with the LUL Accounting Office.
  2. Responsible for accurate gift data entry into Raiser’s Edge database within 48 hours of receipt.
  3. Oversees the production of donor acknowledgements within 48 hours of receipt.
  4. Manages the Development Office’s gift calendar, including processing and mailing invoices to donors, and verbal and written reminders. 
  5. Assists the Development Officer with maintaining the grants calendar. 
  6. Partners cross-organizationally to research, track, and submit grants to outside organizations. 
  7. Generates revenue and analysis reports from Raiser’s Edge as needed.
  8. Helps Development Officer create and implement the Louisville Urban League’s Development Plan, including annual appeals, major donors, grants, corporate and individual appeals, social media, and special events. 
  9. Supports the Development Officer with the design and implementation of appeal campaigns, membership drives, and other fundraising communications and strategies.

Other duties as assigned: This job description summarizes the position’s major duties and responsibilities.  The incumbent may be asked to perform other job-related tasks.

Salary Range: $35,000 - $45,000

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience with data entry systems and reporting.
  • Ability to navigate social media tools: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Proficiency with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platforms and other databases such as Salesforce, email databases, and development software.
  • Strong technical skills with Google applications and competencies to learn and use applications used by the organization.
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment and to handle and manage multiple projects to meet timelines and deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow through with minimal direction.
  • Must have attention to detail, project management skills, and high organizational skills.
  • Possess excellent time management skills, including being able to work independently and complete tasks in specified time periods.
  • Exhibits professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Must be available evenings and weekends for programs and agency-related activities.
  • Must be consistently punctual in attendance.
  • Willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.

Education and/or Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required; a graduate degree in nonprofit management, public administration, social services administration, or a related field is preferred.
  • Two or more years' experience in a related field, preferably in a non-profit fundraising setting.
  • Proven experience with working with donors.

How to Apply:

Job posting here.

No phone calls.