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Development & Communications Associate

Community Servings
Job Title: Development & Communications Associate
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March 23rd, 2018
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Performs varied administrative duties including data management, donor acknowledgements, mass mailing production and control, special events support, and social media communications.


Data Management and Finance

  • Performs data entry of donations and donor information
  • Processes individual gifts and corporate and foundation grants
  • Codes and tracks matching gifts
  • Processes credit cards
  • Works closely with the Finance department to ensure that all income is properly coded and processed
  • Conducts monthly reconciling of donations and bank deposits
  • Assures that all monthly giving is properly downloaded and tracked in donor database
  • Prepares batch reports and acknowledgement letters
  • Ensures proper filing of paperwork for individual, corporate and foundation gifts
  • Prepares data for imports
  • Updates donor database with changes to contact information and gift coding
  • Works with Finance to ensure the agency is fully up to date with registrations in all states we solicit donations in
  • Works closely with the Development Operations and Database Manager

Special Events

  • Serves as liaison to various volunteer committees, specifically the Balloon Pop sub-committee of the LifeSavor planning committee and the contact for Pie Sellers
  • Is the lead staff person to assist the LifeSavor Balloon Pop co-chairs in securing donations for that portion of the event which raises $30,000
  • Is the lead staff person working with Pie in the Sky sellers to ensure they have the tools needed to sell pies for the event which raises over $800,000 cumulatively
  • Works with the Special Events Manager to assist with all aspects of LifeSavor and Pie in the Sky to ensure the events are successful
  • Works on-site at events, including volunteer management and donor relations
  • Assists with the implementation LifeSavor and Pie in the Sky
  • Processes all pie payments and pie orders for Pie in the Sky
  • Assists with Capital Campaign events as needed by the team


  • Creates and schedules content, monitors posts, conversations and user feedback, and maintains agency presence on social media sites, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Writes content for e-communications and website, including newsletter articles, nutrition tips, recipes, volunteer recruitment emails, etc.
  • Works closely with Communications Manager to implement marketing and communications strategy around agency branding and key agency initiatives

Press Materials

  • Creates press packets for Press, VIPs and tours
  • Organizes and maintains press clippings files


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced office environment
  • Expertise in MS Office products required, experience with SalesForce or other database platform desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with employees, volunteers, vendors, and clients of different cultural and ethnic persuasions is a must
  • Night and weekend work may be required before and during select events
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

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