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Development Assistant

School Professionals
United States, New York, New York
January 26, 2023

Development Assistant?

Independent nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the educational and cultural needs of the blind and visually impaired, seeks a Development Assistant. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in the many facets of development.


  • Maintain Raiser's Edge database, including donor record updates, batch gift entry, and marketing emails
  • Manage gift acknowledgement process and produce donor letters on a weekly basis
  • Conduct prospect research
  • Support the Development Director in proofreading, editing and sending correspondence, including foundation reports, proposals, annual report
  • Other donor communications/correspondence and duties as required
  • Work closely with the Finance department on gift processes
  • Assist in the execution of fundraising events



Proficiency in Microsoft Word (including Mail Merge) and Excel, Raiser's Edge experience a plus

Superior organizational skills and attention to detail

Excellent writing, communication and editing skills
Mail Merge

Strong prioritization and time management skills

Willingness to assume individual responsibility

1-3 years' work experience preferred

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