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Job Opening: Development Associate
Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Development Associate who will work with the Executive Director to significantly increase development revenues. The Development Associate will oversee donor engagement/stewardship, grant applications/reporting and special events. The Development Associate will be responsible for ensuring that the organization has the necessary fundraising infrastructure in place prior to launching its major capital campaign within the next 12 months. This position will report directly to the Executive Director.
Program Description: CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) is a nonprofit youth program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at the Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households to fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. Founded in 2002, CitySquash serves 200 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to 14 years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, employment training and college prep. Sixty-three CitySquash students have won scholarships to selective prep schools, including Avon Old Farms, Berkshire, Blair, Brooks, Canterbury, Eaglebrook, Episcopal, Hackley, Hill, Loomis Chaffee, Mercersburg, Millbrook, Salisbury, St. George’s, St. Paul’s, Taft, Trinity-Pawling, Westminster and Westover. College acceptances include Bates, Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Cornell, CUNY, Franklin & Marshall, Hamilton, Hobart, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke, St. Lawrence, Trinity and Wesleyan.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
Compensation: Dependent on experience, generous vacation and health benefits.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Terence Li at email@example.com.