Pro Bono Net, a national nonprofit organization using innovative technology to increase access to justice, seeks a highly qualified candidate to function as a Development Associate, based in our New York office.
This position will provide critical support to the organization’s fundraising program, working with the Director of Communications and other senior staff.
Research foundation, corporate, law firm and individual prospects for the organization and its programs.
Participate in the preparation of corporate and foundation proposals, solicitation letters, support materials, acknowledgements, progress reports and related fund development correspondence.
Maintain prospect, donor, grants, submission and contribution records and files, using the DonorPerfect Online database
Assist in planning and organizing special events
Provide support to the Fundraising committee and staff involved in development activities
Assume additional tasks as determined necessary for the successful implementation of fund development strategies
Assist with other revenue-generating activities
Assist with Pro Bono Net’s social media efforts by posting on Facebook, Twitter, organizational blog, etc.
Assist in communicating with Pro Bono Net’s membership of 80,000-plus attorneys to keep them informed about and engaged with the organization
Undergraduate degree required
An articulated belief in the mission of the organization
2+ years of development experience or transferable skills with a proven track record of success
Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communications skills emphasizing the ability to listen and hear others
Well-honed organizational skills with attention to detail
Strong computer skills; experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, blogging)
Sense of humor
Competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Reports to Director of Communications & Corporate Sponsorship. Based in New York City.
Pro Bono Net is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Email resume, references, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.