Development Associate

Philadelphia 19147, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

The Presbyterian Historical Society, Department of the Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is looking for a Development Associate. 

The Development Associate will assist the Director of Development in implementing PHS’s annual fundraising plan, with focus on growing financial support from prospects and low to mid-level donors/members through annual appeals, cultivation materials, and targeted special events. Serve as support for Director of Development by providing prospect research, preparation of materials required for donor cultivation and solicitation, and assisting with creating strategies for prospect and donor engagement. Responsible for database management, including reporting, analysis, data integrity and security.

This position reports to the Director of Development and co-supervises the Development and Communications Assistant.  This is a Full-time position with excellent benefits.

This position is located in Philadelphia, PA.

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Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree and minimum of 2 years nonprofit development experience

To Apply: Please send your cover letter & resume to [email protected].  The subject line on your email must read: Development Associate.

The position will be open until filled.

The Office of the General Assembly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Contact: PHS Jobs

E-Mail: [email protected]


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