National Peace Corps Organization
About the organization
Are you ready to help create social change? Join the dynamic team at National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the Peace Corps community’s own 501(c)(3) social impact organization at the center of a network of over 235,000 individuals who share the Peace Corps experience. Together, we are mobilizing a united and vibrant Peace Corps community - a powerful force for good.
The Development Associate is responsible for administrative, logistical, and programmatic support to the President & CEO in implementing NPCA’s fundraising plans and strategies. The associate participates in all fundraising activities, including donor relations, campaigns, grant writing, and special events.
Assist with the preparation of annual fundraising plans and strategies, including setting targets and determining resource requirements to achieve them
Research individual donors, identifying potential new donors, and updating information on current and past donors
Schedule cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship meetings and phone calls
Participate with the president & CEO in donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, including personal meetings and phone calls
Draft content for multimedia (digital and print) marketing campaigns
Research, identify, and help pursue opportunities for corporate sponsorships
Research and identify opportunities for foundation grants, assist in preparing letters of interest, grant applications, and proposals
Process donations and update donation records in the database
Track campaign progress toward goals and management strategies
Write solicitation letters, gift acknowledgement letters, and other correspondence
Maintain documentation on corporate, foundation, and individual donors
Assist with fundraising committee meetings, including setting the agenda, arranging logistics, notifying of meetings, and drafting minutes
Coordinate fundraising and donor events, including the annual Shriver Leadership Summit in March, and other special events
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of three years of experience, of which one year should include development or fundraising responsibilities
Experience in administration, logistics planning, event coordination, and office support
Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks
Highly attentive to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Highly motivated, resourceful, and creative, thriving on the opportunity to contribute to the Peace Corps community
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint are required
Familiarity with customer relationship management (CRM) systems preferred
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer preferred
Contact email: [email protected]
Send your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to [email protected] with “Development Associate” in the subject line. Position is open until filled. No phone calls please.
National Peace Corps Association is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
NPCA is an Employer of National Service. Alumni of national service are encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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