The Development Associate, Institutional Relations, assists the
Director of Institutional Relations and Senior Manager, Grants
& Development Communications in administering all facets of
institutional fundraising. This position will take an active role
in administrative systems, funder and prospect moves management,
preparation for proposals and reports, and donor engagement. This
position is eligible for hybrid work.
- Coordinate and draft correspondence for foundation, corporate,
and government funders, including acknowledgement letters,
invitations, and other mailings. This includes the creation of
invitee and mailing lists based on specifications of the Director
and the execution of logistical aspects of each mailing.
- Under the oversight of the Director, interface with Juilliard
faculty, staff, and students to obtain collateral for proposals and
reports, including: student and faculty bios, division and program
statistics, qualitative data, budgets, and other institutional
- Assist the Director and Senior Manager in project management of
complex proposals, reports, and other initiatives, including
maintaining the team Trello Board.
- Assist the Director and Senior Manager in copy editing proposal
and report narratives.
- Serve as primary point person for benefit fulfillment for
institutional donors, including ticketing and event RSVPs.
- Provide administrative support for moves management in Raiser’s
Edge, including Opportunities administration and Action
- Maintain and update all template proposal and report
supplementary materials, including the gathering of accurate
financial and program data from relevant parties.
- Manage and maintain administration systems for institutional
fundraising activities, including accurate and complete donor
information, and paper and e-records of proposals, reports, and
other donor activity.
- Independently draft certain low-level proposals and reports for
renewing funders as assigned.
- Attend and support overall department activities, including
occasional evening and weekend events as needed.
- Assume other responsibilities as necessary to support the
department and the School.
- 2 years of related experience with a non-profit fundraising
department or a similar client-facing, fast-paced office
- Superior writing and editing skills.
- Highly organized, motivated, collaborative, and creative with
excellent problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work independently and to balance multiple projects
in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
- Comfort in collaborating and interacting with various
personality types, including high-level members of The Juilliard
School community (trustees, major funders, guest artists,
- Comfort with CRM database software and project management
- Proficiency in standard Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to uphold department and organization standards while
fulfilling requests in a timely manner.
- Flexible availability to accommodate attending evening and
- A commitment to The Juilliard School’s mission and an interest
in the performing arts.
- Experience in a performing arts, university, and/or
- Experience in drafting correspondence and grant-writing.
- Direct experience with Raiser’s Edge and/or Trello.
How to Apply:
Submit your resume and a cover letter specific to this position
that demonstrates your proficiency as a writer, addressing: (1) why
working at The Juilliard School in this role appeals to you; and
(2) how your previous experience makes you the best candidate for
this job. Your materials should be submitted through Juilliard's
online portal (link below) with your resume and cover letter as one
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and opportunity in every aspect of its relations with its faculty,
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and other forms of compensation as well as student admission,
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