Development Assoc, Annual Giving & Campaigns

Posted on 03/04/2024


New York, NY

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving and Fundraising Operations, the Development Associate, Annual Giving and Campaigns is a key member of the All Stars Project (ASP) Development team that raises $11 million annually for our organization.

They provide donor-centered operational and fundraising support for three critical areas of our fundraising: Annual Giving; Development Communications; and Fundraising Campaigns. They are a strong communicator, passionate about the power of philanthropy to change the world, and about elevating ASP’s development team into its next phase of growth.

The Development Associate, Annual Giving and Campaigns wears multiple hats across numerous fundraising functions and thus works closely with development colleagues in all five All Stars regions.

The position is a hybrid role and requires some in-person attendance in the ASP New York regional office.

Job Responsibilities

Annual Giving

  • In partnership with the Director of Annual Giving and Campaigns and regional development leadership, support the strategy, design, implementation, and assessment of ASP’s national Annual Giving campaign, our broadest campaign that reaches thousands of individual supporters each year.
  • Execute strategies to increase support generated through our online giving program.
  • Support the organization of cultivation experiences for supporters to connect to our youth development programs and young people.
  • Support the strategy, cultivation, and development of stewardship events, major fundraisers, and other activities designed to connect our supporters to ASP mission.
  • Actively research innovative and fresh annual giving practices in the nonprofit space for consideration for current and/or future annual giving campaigns.

Development Communications

  • Support the design and implementation of ASP’s individual giving communications strategy, including the training of fundraising teammates in executing these campaigns.
  • Support the creation and dissemination of donor-centered communications for ASP, including our direct mail program, national email strategy and communications, and phone campaigns designed to cultivate our supporters.
  • Partner with local team members to ensure the coordination of our national/local email program and streamline the execution of our communications.
  • Draft compelling, donor-focused, and high-quality communications designed for ASP donors and partners, such as hard copy and digital reports, newsletters, proposals, pitch decks, email announcements and solicitations, one-pagers, brochures, presentations, and webpage content.
  • Lead development-related social media content creation.
  • Ensure donor communications are accurately and promptly entered into the donor database (currently Raiser’s Edge NXT).
  • Collaborate with ASP marketing and communications team on all activities as appropriate.

Fundraising Campaigns

  • Draft communications, assist in the design of marketing materials, and provide other support as needed for the VP of Development for growth campaigns or other fundraising initiatives.
  • Serve as a key member of the team to support the implementation and activities for new fundraising campaigns, identified by ASP’s CEO as a top priority.


  • At least two years of experience creating, implementing, and assessing audience-specific communications (nonprofit donor audience experience highly preferred)
  • Experience with annual fundraising techniques and practices (or comparable revenue-generating activities in another industry)
  • Understanding of poverty-related issues and a commitment to creating opportunities for underserved youth in outside of school contexts
  • Proficiency in project management, including planning, prioritizing, organizing, and completing multiple tasks at the same time for multiple stakeholders
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven administrative skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) or comparable email, document, and presentation platforms
  • Experience in Raiser’s Edge NXT, Research Point, Zoom, AirTable, MailChimp (or comparable CRMs and project management systems) preferred
  • Ability to interact and communicate professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Discretion and sensitivity in handling and safeguarding confidential information
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Flexibility in schedule – some evenings are required for special events or other activities during peak season
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 10 pounds, carry, or move objects to set up for meetings, events, workshops, etc.
  • Providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required

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