Development Associate

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The Creative Bureau
May 2, 2023
New York, New York
Job Type


Position Title: Development Associate

Status: Full-Time

Location: On-site, New York City

Hours: Monday -Friday, 9 am - 5 pm (Possible weekends for special events & High Holy Days)

Salary: 65K - 70K

Immediate start

Job Summary

Progressive Non-Profit is seeking a detail-oriented and dynamic Development Associate to support its Development department with Donor and fundraising databases. Successful candidates will have 2-3 years of development and donor experience and the desire to learn, grow in responsibility, and take on major gift projects in the future. The Development Associate is part of a 3-person team responsible for raising the annual revenue by providing opportunities to support the goals of an LGBTQ Synagogue in NYC.   

Areas of Responsibility


  • Salesforce Data Base NPSP Non-Profit
  • Form Assembly 
  • Maintain integrity of database working in conjunction with finance and program staff.
  • Ability to maintain an active list of reports, create new reports to provide necessary information for decision-making. 
  • Website update, create and modify for development department.


  • Responsible for departmental fundraising calendar at internal and external events and solicitations
  • Digital options for all campaigns i.e. QR Codes, onsite donations, etc.
  • Annual donor recognition printed materials Book of Remembrance for High Holy Days, 
  • Shabbat and other Holidays
  • Provide approved content Weekly E-News, website, printed materials and social media.    
  • Assist in creation and deployment of fundraising materials including designing mail campaigns, solicitation letters and reports.

Accounting and Tracking Information

  • Data entry related to donations, gifts, grants, bequests, etc.  in coordination with the bookkeeper and finance department
  • Maintain tracker for grants
  • Monthly Statements for open pledges

Weekly tasks 

  • Support following revenue streams
  • Chai cards, yorzeit letters, thank you letters, generating monthly statements. 
  • Responsible for Synagogue Shop items promote, stock, sales and shipments.

Event Management

  • Assist in staffing and supporting events, fundraisers, galas, concerts, parlor meetings
  • Identify potential venues and caterers.
  • Create and distribute event invitations, advertisements and coordinate with communications staff.
  • Interface with potential guests and attendees as needed
  • After event follow-up messaging, photos, reporting on event


  • Comprehensive donor research
  • Attend all High Holy Day services and fundraising events 
  • Assist in planning meetings, send reminders, and plan logistics
  • Assist in the deployment of fundraising materials, including designing mail campaigns, solicitation letters and reports
  • Complete general administrative duties as required.

Core Competencies

  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to execute
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Work well independently by exercising discretion and judgment
  • Flexible, takes initiative, anticipates needs, and adapts to situations as they arise


  • Education College degree or applicable experience
  • Strong Computer Skills: Microsoft Suites, Salesforce & WordPress
  • Previous experience in a non-profit/development organization preferred
  • Familiarity and Affinity with the LGBTQ and Jewish Community
  • 3 years experience in Development/Donor Services


  • 2 Weeks Vacation   (3 weeks available after 3 years of service)
  • 5 Days Sick Leave
  • 11 Federal Holidays + 13 Jewish Holidays  (in 2023 total)
  • No Cost Medical Benefits offered after 2 months
  • Options for paid medical, dental, vision, life, disability, accident, legal, mental health and pet insurance.
  • Retirement Plan options
  • An employee is eligible for coverage on the first day of the month after sixty (60) days of employment



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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