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Associate, Resource Development and Growth

Share Our Strength
District of Columbia, United States
$55,000.00 - $60,000.00
Closing date
Feb 22, 2023

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The Resource Development and Growth Associate is responsible for coordinating operational components across all fundraising and marketing teams. The Resource Development and Growth Associate will work closely with headquarters and remote colleagues to coordinate our work, ensure deadlines are being met, and keep internal and external stakeholders informed. The Resource Development and Growth Associate supports the building of a culture of cross-team collaboration.

The Associate performs complex administrative and technical tasks that support the work of all fundraising and marketing teams.  Associates are expected to organize and manage the flow of information and data that make our fundraising and team operations successful. Often, this includes creation of documentation and templates, honing existing processes and developing efficiencies in reporting.

This position is preferably based in Washington, DC, but could be fully remote for the right candidate.


  • Serves as a key resource in day-to-day management of fundraising and marketing team operations.
  • Develop organizational communications concerning fundraising and marketing initiatives including working across departments to assess their information needs and developing solutions to meet them.
  • Manage internal and external data tracking, reporting, and meeting requests
  • Develop and produce materials to keep stakeholders up to date, including briefings, presentations, progress updates, and meeting agendas.
  • Develop, identify and implement creative strategies to execute team priorities and build team efficiency and communication.
  • Provide administrative oversight as required. This may include scheduling, arranging travel, coordinating the execution of contracts, and payment of invoices.
  • Represent the Resource Development and Growth team in interdepartmental meetings, internal projects, and cross-departmental meetings.
  • Partner with colleagues to support Share Our Strength's work to be a diverse and inclusive organization, and ensure those values are embedded in the organization and throughout our work.


Has regular interaction with leadership, key contacts in other departments, external vendors and consultants.


 This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Normal (home) office work environment with less than 20% travel. No heavy lifting required. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred, but not required.
  • 3+ years’ experience in fundraising or project management.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills, including the ability to identify and work through challenges, underscored by strong judgment and emotional intelligence. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on multi-step, detail-oriented projects.
  • Professional history of managing multifaceted projects and a capacity to perform well in a fluid, dynamic, multi-tasking environment are essential.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience presenting to high-level audiences. 
  • Experience with Zoom and MS Office suite.
  • Interest in anti-hunger and anti-poverty issues.


Share Our Strength is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for our staff. In order to maintain this safety, we have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all staff. This position is subject to the policy (on the website). If selected for the role you will be required to present proof of full vaccination prior to your start date. 

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan which currently includes, but is not limited to, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, retirement, wellness benefits, and paid time off (vacation leave, sick leave, personal leave, holiday, parental leave, bereavement leave, military leave, and jury duty leave).


At Share Our Strength, we value an individual’s diversity of backgrounds, experiences, ideas and perspectives. A hallmark of our history, culture and values has been the organization’s desire to bring together motivated, intelligent, and talented people to work together to find and implement solutions to end hunger and poverty in the U.S. and abroad. We each come to Share Our Strength with a unique background, but together we form a team that yields amazing results. This shared value of encouraging and embracing diversity in our organization fosters a workplace and culture that is highlighted for its innovation, open expression of ideas, and collaboration. With a strong shared commitment to the organization’s mission, and a unique blend of individual strengths, we are all working toward ensuring that every individual can live a healthy and productive life.

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