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Development & Marketing Associate

  • 16 Jan 2023
  • 18 Mar 2023
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County


Development & Marketing Associate


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County seeks a talented, focused Development & Marketing Associate to work with an energetic, high-volume but small development staff. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, this position offers the right candidate an opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways to all aspects of fundraising while learning the basics of the trade.


Day to Day Event Planning:

* Significantly assist with coordination of all BBBS- Mercer’s events, which include an annual Golf Outing, a car raffle, and an Autumn Culinaire. Tasks will revolve around soliciting inkind donations for silent auctions (potentially collaborating with and/or managing a development intern), handling raffle inquiries, overseeing online components, developing invitation lists, tracking RSVPs, generating various acknowledgements, and provide other assistance as needed.


Day to Day Development:

*Work with the Director of Advancement to draft inquiry letters, acknowledgement letters, proposals, and other donor correspondence.

* Researching potential and existing individual, foundation, corporate and government funders;

* Providing some administrative support including coordinating large mailings, organizing and maintaining donor database, filing, copying, writing, and editing.


Day to Day Marketing:

* Manage online communications for events, programming, & appeals through scheduled e-blasts & social media posts


About You

· Must work with a high degree of flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail

· Highly proficient skills in researching, writing, editing and communication

· Familiarity with Microsoft suite and computer competency required; knowledge of Salesforce or other donor databases encouraged,

· Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to continuously improve systems, procedures, and protocols

· High School degree, some college coursework from accredited university or equivalent experience in development, marketing, communications.

Additional Information

· Hybrid work environment

· Full Time Position

· Some evening and Sunday hours will be required for fundraising events.

· Must submit to background check & complete the Fundamentals of Youth Protection training


Americans with Disabilities Act:

Employee must be able to perform all essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation. Job Responsibilities The above statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities, and competencies necessary to perform the job's essential duties and responsibilities. They should not be regarded as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. BBBSMC may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the organization's needs.

If this sounds like the position and organization for you, please submit a cover letter, resume, and short (no more than one page) writing sample as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments to:

 Lgoodman@mercerbbbs.org with “Your Name- Development & Marketing Associate” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The salary range for this position is between $38,000 to $40,000 plus benefits.

Big Brothers Big sisters of Mercer County celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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