Development Associate

Posted: 06/09/2021

REPORTS TO: Director of Development

OBJECTIVE: Supports the development department by making asks to lower-level donors, cultivating new donors and assisting in all donor events, stewardship, benefit fulfillment, donor database, reports and all other development projects.


  • Full-time Exempt
  • Office Hours:  Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Evening and Weekend hours based on weekly theatre and after-hours donor events as scheduled


  • Execute fundraising initiatives that include but are not limited to developing a successful annual giving strategy for donors $1,000 and below.
  • Manage a portfolio of lower-level donors and donor prospects for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of annual fund, corporate sponsorships and season ticket holders.
  • Oversee all aspects of gift processing, tax receipting and acknowledgments in a timely manner as well as supporting constituent records management.
  • Develop and execute a successful End of Year appeal.
  • Fulfill and handle all annual benefits and all gala benefits for donors.
  • Generate donor Honor Roll for Broadway and Children’s Theatre Playbill.
  • Assist in all aspects of Board Meetings (e.g. reminder emails, meeting packets and minutes, RSVP tracking and coordinating meals for meetings).
  • Support the planning and execution of annual gala, auction, and all donor events (Dinner on Stage, Producer’s Club and Que Pasas).
  • Create Casa Mañana’s Annual Report.
  • Coordinate and execute all 3rd party events.
  • Must be present and assist in preparation for all donor events including set up and clean up.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Must have great attitude, ability to work with a close-knit team, must be team player and must be willing to go above and beyond expectations.

EDUCATION: College degree or equivalent

SKILLS: Good typing; exceptional verbal, organizational, and communication skills; basic office equipment, Microsoft Office Suite and cash handling.  Raisers Edge and Archtics database experience a plus.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years in development or non-profit experience.

Please send a cover letter and resume to No calls, please.

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