Job Opening: Development Associate

Full Time, Exempt

Job Summary

The Development Associate is a full-time, exempt employee of the agency and is assigned to the organization's new annual fund. The Associate will take day-to-day responsibility for information management, including the agency donor database, as well as provide special event and marketing support, as needed. He/she provides reports to and provides administrative support to the Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Donor Database and Information Management 50%

  • Maintain donor database (Salesforce) and records of development activities.
  • Process gift acknowledgements in a timely manner.
  • Maintain donor stewardship by way of thank you letters and other acknowledgments.
  • Provide excellent customer service to donors and other constituents.
  • Work with development staff and consultants, as needed, to update and maintain donor database platform.
  • Create/keep updated policy and procedural documents for donations process.
  • Regular reconciliation of donor database with financial records.
  • Manage the production of direct mail appeals, annual report, and large mailings.

Special Events Support

  • Assist Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships in preparing for and executing events.
  • Assist with creating collateral materials for events and other projects.
  • Manage silent auction production for events.

Marketing and Other Activities 15%

  • Manage production of monthly e-newsletters including content and layout.
  • Lead agency’s efforts for social media, maintaining various platforms and messaging.
  • Work with IT to maintain an up-to-date agency website.
  • Provide administrative support for Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or two years equivalent experience.
  • Salesforce or similar donor database training.
  • Ability to work independently on specialized or technical tasks under only general supervision.
  • Proficient computer and database skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including content generation and proofreading and editing.
  • Excellent customer service and donor relations skills.
  • Prior development/ or nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Basic graphic design skills (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) beneficial.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and assignments.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • An interest in and understanding of social and economic justice, HIV/AIDS and mental health issues preferred.
  • Some evening and weekend work required.


  • Annual salary, commensurate with experience.
  • 5% employer contribution to 403 (b) plan after 6 months.

Other Benefits

  • 403 (b) Retirement Account (Ability to defer taxes and save for retirement through regular payroll deductions).
  • Health insurance.
  • Short/Long-term disability and life insurance, dental and vision insurance coverage.
  • 12 days paid vacation in first year, 15 days paid vacation in second year, 20 days paid vacation in third year and thereafter.

To Apply:

Positive Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Please email a cover letter and resume to An optional 1-2 page writing sample (PDF format) would also be welcomed. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may be scheduled. The position remains open until filled.

People living with HIV/AIDS or other disabilities, people of color and people who are bilingual/bicultural are strongly encouraged to apply.

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