Position Title:  Development Associate
Location:             Gibsonia, PA

To apply, please send resume to:

The Development Associate is responsible for developing and administering all member recruitment and retention programs, including effectively leading members, committees, and the Board of Directors in recruitment and retention strategies.

Additionally, responsible for planning, organizing and executing high quality events that draw in association members and prospective members. This role will progress and maintain a social media presence, highlighting events and organizational happenings.

The candidate for this role must be well organized and passionate about fundraising. Must be comfortable speaking with potential members and closing deals. The Development Associate will acquire new members and maintain relationships with existing members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Prospect and follow through to bring new members on board.
  • Plan and manage events with attention to financial and time constraints (serve as staff member on the Events Committee)
  • Solicitation of event sponsorships and donations via email, telephone, and in person communication.
  • Coordinate event promotion with Communications Coordinator to market events.
  • Develop strategy to promote visibility of the organization, events, activities and members via social media platforms.
Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent communications, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for fundraising and meeting financial goals.
  • Creative thinker and fast learner, ability to communicate ideas effectively.
  • Self-motivated & proactive.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Willingness to travel in the Pittsburgh region up to 40% of time (no overnight). 
Education and Experience:
  • BA degree preferred, but not required
  • Experience in fundraising and events, social media preferred 
  • Salary commensurate with experience – additional compensation will be commission based on acquisition of new membership.
  • Comprehensive company paid benefits package included.