Development Associate

Position Summary:
The Development Associate Position is responsible for assisting in the planning, organizing, and directing of Academy 4’s fundraising including major gifts, grants, special events, and other fundraising campaigns in the Greater Dallas area. The Development Associate works closely with the Director of Development in all development and fund-raising endeavors
Qualifications:
  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
  • Assist Director of Development in growing a major gifts program including identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors.
  • Assist Director of Development in all aspects of grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
  • Assist Director of Development in an annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
  • Coordinate fund raising special events in the Greater Dallas area.
  • Oversee prospective donor research in Greater Dallas area.
  • Work closely with Academy 4’s Director of Development.
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Academy 4 with the community.
  • Participate in Committee meetings.
  • Assist in fundraising database and tracking systems.
  • Collaborate on publications to support fund raising activities.
  • Assist in appreciation and retention programs.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
  • Assist Director of Development in growing a major gifts program including identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors.
  • Assist Director of Development in all aspects of grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
  • Assist Director of Development in an annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
  • Coordinate fund raising special events in the Greater Dallas area.
  • Oversee prospective donor research in Greater Dallas area.
  • Work closely with Academy 4’s Director of Development.
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Academy 4 with the community.
  • Participate in Committee meetings.
  • Assist in fundraising database and tracking systems.
  • Collaborate on publications to support fund raising activities.
  • Assist in appreciation and retention programs.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.
Salary and Benefits:
  • Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications.