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Development Associate

Job Title: Development Associate
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September 28th, 2018
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Just-A-Start (JAS) is a community-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to building a better future by providing affordable housing, education and training, community engagement and supportive services. Since 1968, JAS has been serving residents of Cambridge and surrounding communities and helping build a better future for each and every resident through a secure home, a sustaining careers, and engagement in the community.

As the Resource Development Associate, you will help strengthen the philanthropic program of the organization through managing a portfolio of individual donors and assisting in the identification and solicitation of new individual donors; coordinating the planning, management, and implementation of special events; and overseeing marketing and communications initiatives, including collateral design, web site, electronic communication, social media, etc.


  • Associate’s degree and a minimum of two years related experience or equivalent

  • Minimum of one year of fundraising experience preferred

  • Computer Skills: proficient with Microsoft Office, including Power Point, Excel and Word. Salesforce, WordPress, InDesign, Illustrator, Constant Contact experience a plus.

  • Familiarity with social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

    In addition to a competitive salary, JAS offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, PTO, 12 paid holidays and 401k with 3% employer contribution

    JAS strongly believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity, and does not permit unlawful discrimination against its employees or applicants because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship status, veteran status or military obligations or any other legally protected characteristics under applicable state or federal laws. We strongly believe that diversity of employees at all levels makes us a stronger agency that can make a more meaningful contribution to our communities, and we strive to succeed in this regard.


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