Our House Grief Support Center,

Development Associate

2 months ago
Employment type
Los Angeles

Job Title: Development Associate
Department: Development
Supervisor: Director of Development
Job duties will include but are not limited to:

Event Support

  • Work closely with Fund Development leadership to plan and manage all agency events
  • Research and obtain all event permits & submit notice of Intention and summary of results
  • Work with the Events Manager to maintain vendor and professional contact information
  • Organize documents for approval, including contracts, invoices, request forms and purchase orders
  • Assist in maintaining weekly event recaps, record keeping and analysis
  • Field phone calls, email and in-person inquiries as they pertain to events and giving
  • Assist with event supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; evaluating new office products; placing and expediting orders for supplies; nverifying receipt of supplies

Donor and Data Management

  • Assist in managing donor database and maintaining incoming donation system
  • Assist Development team in performing donation & expense reconciliations
  • Maintain donor database continuity and ensure accuracy of all entries and donor information
  • Obtain accurate fundraising and donor reports as requested
  • Provide the Director of Development with board-level annual give/get data to support their fundraising needs
  • Perform donor and prospect research on individuals, corporations and foundations.

Camp Erin-LA

  • Assist with June and August pre-camp planning and weekend logistics
  • Assist Camp Director & Camp Coordinators during camp weekend
  • Assist in planning and follow up for camp as requested by Director of Development


  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and huddles
  • Communicate daily and attend weekly meetings with Director of Development
  • Maintain high level of knowledge of all departmental functions and activities in order to respond to internal and external inquiries and requests for information
  • Assist Marketing with creation of event collateral for website, email, mailing and video editing
  • Assist with website upkeep such as creating pages, forms and general changes


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Two or more years of related experience in a non-profit organization.
  • Job requires flexibility, tact, confidence and strong instincts for protocol and etiquette.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and good judgment.
  • Must be proficient in use of databases (donor perfect) spreadsheets and internet-based research;
  • Office 365; Familiarity with Adobe creative suite

To apply

Submit resume & cover letter Attn: Shannon Boren, shannon@ourhouse-grief.org