Development Associate
The Door - A Center of Alternatives - New York, NY

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University Settlement, serving over 10,000 low-income individuals and families each year with innovative programming, and its affiliate agency, The Door, New York City’s premier youth development agency, providing comprehensive services to over 11,000 young people each year, seek a Development Associate. The Development Associate will be primarily responsible for the writing of grants and reports. He/she will also assist with writing other materials as necessary and be required to work at occasional special events.

Write proposals, letters of inquiry, and appeals for University Settlement and The Door

Contribute to program design process

Prepare reports for current funders

As needed, assist in the writing and creation of newsletters, annual reports, brochures, public relations materials and assist with editing and proofreading

Assist with special events as assigned by supervisor

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, and a minimum of one to two years of grant writing experience required

Excellent writing, communication and time management skills, with emphasis on proposal writing

Excellent computer skills including data base and word processing

Knowledge of foundation and funding world

Excellent donor relations skills

Ability to work independently, and as an effective member of a team

Ability to work with and relate to foundation/government contacts

Must be available for occasional evening events
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