Job: Development Associate

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Help COGdesign grow!

Nursery Garden 2009 IMG_1032COGdesign seeks a Development Associate to work 8-10 hours a week through January, 2017. Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Executive Director and Board to create cultivation plan for large individual donors
  • Develop database of past business donors and cultivation plan
  • Assist with special events and other development activities
  • Create and prepare solicitation and appeal letters, and other donor-centered communication
  • Providing administrative support — including all aspects of gift processing, acknowledgments, list generation, and reporting — for fundraising efforts.


  • Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills,
  • Able to work independently.
  • Must be detail-oriented, proficient in Google Drive applications and/or Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience working in nonprofit setting strongly preferred
  • Experience with database management desireable
  • Experience using social media — website, blogs,Twitter, LinkedIn —  for fundraising desireable
  • Comfort working for a small organization

Pay is $20/hour through January, 2017.

To apply, send an email with the subject “Development Associate” including a brief cover letter and resume to by September 23, 2016.