The Presidential Precinct seeks a Development Associate to assist in executing our annual advancement strategy alongside the launch of a capital campaign in conjunction with our upcoming ten-year anniversary. The Presidential Precinct offers a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and mission-driven global environment. You can join our growing team as we embark on a new chapter of our organization’s history.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
Conduct thorough research and wealth screenings on current and prospective individuals, corporate, or foundation donors
Event and Meeting Planning
Assist Director of Development in planning and coordinating all aspects of development related events, including working directly with vendors and managing RSVP process
Plan and coordinate logistics for high level donor visits and delegations
Execute annual giving strategy by contributing to solicitation and stewardship messaging, building and managing segmented lists, and compiling direct mail materials
Grant Writing & Development Communications
Compile supporting materials for grant applications
Assist with proposal writing and reporting to foundations and corporate partners
With support from the Director of Communications, write regular spotlight articles for our newsletter that highlight current donors and provide prospective donors with compelling stories of impact.
Stewardship & Data Management
Manage the Precinct’s stewardship process from start to finish, ensuring timely and thoughtful acknowledgement of all gifts and crafting unique stewardship strategies for high level donors
Maintain accurate records of giving and contacts in the Precinct’s CRM
Organize gift documentation and pledge forms
Gather data and prepare materials in advance of Global Advisory Council and Board of Directors meetings
Provide technical and administrative support for staff meetings and retreats
Provide administrative support to Director of Development and other staff as necessary (i.e. travel arrangements, expense reports, etc.)
Assist with office tasks including scheduling, tracking strategic planning documents, purchasing office supplies and maintaining inventory, and coordinating with external vendors as needed
Note: This is not a comprehensive list of duties required by the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
The Presidential Precinct is fully committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the Development Associate will join fellow team members in ensuring that these values are consistently represented in and strengthened through our fundraising efforts, external communications, volunteer management practices, and internal culture. The Presidential Precinct is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Strong organizational and administrative skills demonstrated by the ability to handle simultaneous tasks, detail-oriented with high level of accuracy and accountability
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and ability to become competent with new technology platforms
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Physical requirements: 8+ hours of sitting, walking, talking, and listening; able to lift up to 25 lbs.
2 years previous nonprofit fundraising and/or event planning experience preferred
We are a nonprofit organization based in Charlottesville, VA. We engage and inspire emerging leaders to address the most pressing challenges in their countries. Since our founding in 2012, we have invested in over 1,100 young leaders from 161 unique countries.