Puppies Behind Bars is searching for an Associate Director of
Development to work with our Executive Vice President and our
Database Manager, as well as our President.
Duties will include assisting with all aspects of development
work, including researching, developing and writing grant
proposals, preparing interim and final reports for funders,
engaging with individual donors and foundations, gift
acknowledgement, assisting with event planning, filing state
registrations and employee giving campaign applications, preparing
internal reports, and organizing and maintaining pertinent files
and support materials. The Associate Director of Development will
help Puppies Behind Bars develop new sources of funding, strengthen
relations with donors, streamline development processes, and
promote the organization’s mission to the public.
Candidates should possess excellent writing and verbal
communication skills, good people skills and time management
skills, and be comfortable with public speaking. Familiarity with
SalesForce, and with social media and online fundraising
strategies, would be desirable assets. Minimum five years
development experience is required, but compatible experience from
other fields that would enhance a candidate’s ability to meet the
varied needs of the position and the organization will be given
Over time, the Associate Director of Development will build
relationships with both new and current donors and sponsors, and
will have an increasing role in grant stewardship.
Please submit your resume with cover letter and writing samples
to Eric Barsness at email@example.com.
The position is full-time and in-office (midtown Manhattan).
Starting salary: up to $90,000.00. Benefits include a generous
vacation allowance, an optional health insurance plan (50% of costs
covered), and optional I.R.A. with match. Puppies Behind Bars is an
Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis
of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
color, age, religion, socio-economic background, protected veteran
or disability status, or genetic information.