Development Associate

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    May 18

Position description

HIAS seeks a Development Associate to provide professional and proficient support to the Development Department.  Reporting to the Director, Individual Giving and Development Operations, s/he uses HIAS’ information management systems, including Raiser’s Edge and Luminate, to drive forward both HIAS’ fundraising activities and its engagement activities generated through the HIAS website.

S/he possesses excellent data management skills and assists in fostering and maintaining HIAS’ relationships with individual donors, foundations, corporations, and other stake holders.

Essential Functions:

  • Enters donor data into Raiser’s Edge.
  • Processes contributions to the organization from individuals, foundations, corporations, and Federations.
  • Oversees the acknowledgment process and prepares thank-you letters to donors, ensuring that well written, accurate, and timely acknowledgments are produced for every donation.
  • Provides support to the Development team by identifying, cultivating, communicating with, and tracking donors for all areas of fundraising and planned giving.
  • Maintains files and records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field with at least 1-3 years of experience in a nonprofit fundraising/development environment.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to perform multiple tasks quickly and accurately.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel).
  • Extensive knowledge of data management systems, particularly Raiser’s Edge.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Ability to navigate and collaborate with a diverse workforce across all levels of the organization.

Application instructions

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