Development Assistant

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The Creative Bureau
April 24, 2023
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Job Type


Position Title: Development Assistant

Status: Full-Time

Location: On-site, New York City

Hours: Monday -Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Salary: 60K - 65K

Immediate start


Job Summary

We are seeking a Development Assistant for our New York chapter. Successful candidates will have 2-3 years of retail or individual giving experience and the desire to learn, grow in responsibility, and take on major gift projects in the future. The Development Associate is responsible for working with the Chief Development Officer, Digital Giving Officer, and other Development team members to develop and execute strategies for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors.   


Reporting Relationship: 

The Development Assistant will report to the organization's Chief Development Officer.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the CDO, Digital Giving Officer, and other development team members.
  • Tracking and cultivating donors and prospects.
  • Manage a current portfolio of donors and work to grow donations and amount of donors.
  • Create and implement a donor pipeline plan to feed the portfolio
  • Manage donor communication, development support, and direct solicitation.
  • Will grow into Major Gifts stewardship and solicitation over time.
  • Track and report progress.



  • Ability to demonstrate a passion for our mission to bring positive change to the people of India.
  • 2-3yrs of development experience (individual giving, retail giving)
  • Ability to set and execute goals effectively.
  • Attention to detail, proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Application Suites with a high level of general computer competency


Key Skills, Competencies, and Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the eradication of poverty in India and alignment with our mission
  • Zeal to learn more about fundraising and development
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including strong business writing
  • Strong follow-up and tracking skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Desire to learn about all the different channels of fundraising
  • Experience cultivating new and existing donors/customers
  • Ability to balance priorities, multiple projects, and tasks
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability while working in a dynamic environment
  • Good research skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience using donor database Raisers Edge is preferred
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • 2-3 years of experience in non-profit, development, or other related fields
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite of products


Salary and Benefits:

  • The individual will have opportunities to learn all aspects of a non-profit organization.
  • Medical insurance (comprehensive benefits package;100% paid for by the company for the standard plan).
  • Dental and Vision insurance (comprehensive benefits package; 100% paid for by the company for the standard plan).
  • Company-paid 403(b) plan.
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSA).
  • Life insurance paid by the company.
  • Paid Maternity Leave.
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



About Us

Our organization is a secular, purpose-driven, impact-oriented entity powered by connection, community, and the commitment to drive social change in India while strengthening the bridge between the civil societies of the world's two largest and most powerful democracies. We design bold solutions to complex problems for communities that need them the most. Our unique value proposition is our capacity to create broad engagement between central and state governments, NGO partners, local communities, civil society, and technical expertise to work at the systemic level to\ leverage transformation at scale. With poverty alleviation and gender equity as our guiding pillars, we have generated a sustainable positive impact for millions across the most remote parts of India in maternal and neonatal health, education, and livelihoods. Cultivating a robust platform for leadership development, our fellowship program nurtures the next generation of social leaders to drive leadership in thought and action across these categories and beyond.

We have impacted almost 16 million lives across 36 states and union territories in India. Driven by values of transparency, secularism, and nonpartisanship, we remain staunchly dedicated to executing initiatives to further equity, inclusion, and opportunity for marginalized communities in India.




This job is presented to you by TemPositions Office, a division of the TemPositions Group of Companies. Enjoy exceptional compensation, benefits, and a wealth of opportunities in all office related position. To learn more about employment opportunities, visit our website at www.tempositions.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged.

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