Business Development and Community Outreach Associate


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


337 17th StreetOakland, CA 94612


Business Development and Community Outreach AssociatePosition Overview The Business Development Intern will be responsible for researching funding opportunities; and assisting in the proposal submission process. Candidates will demonstrate experience managing multiple tasks while having a keen attention to detail and must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. This person will be intimately involved with business development and supporting the CEO and must be available for face-to-face meetings. Leading smaller projects and smaller events are a part of this role.This person will be the right hand logistical coordinator for a high energy CEO and will need the ability to multi task, work as a team, and help a small start-up organization change the world. Responsibilities:

  • A critical responsibility is assist Business Development and CEO with initiating, cultivating and following up with prospective partners, collaborators, and funders.
  • Team with fundraising campaigns and annual solicitations through coordinating e-mail campaigns, invitations to events and email communications.
  • Managing strategic partnership and engagement appointments for Development Team and CEO.
  • Assist with donor correspondence by making follow up calls to donors and sponsors.
  • Previous sales support and project management experience with demonstrated past success.
  • Outgoing personality with strong comfort level of community interaction and individual engagement is key.
  • Strong organizational and phone skills required.
  • Experience with donor management software is a plus. Routine use with Microsoft Office,Excel, Power point, Word.
  • Research prospective funders including: individual donors, grants, foundations, corporations, and government.
  • Develop and maintain accurate donor and prospect databases
  • Develop and maintain standard development department management systems and procedures.
  • Create reports to analyze giving trends and fund raising activities
  • Assist with donor communications, gifts processing data entry, and thank you letters.
  • Help cultivate relationships with funders
  • Excellent writing, research, and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Superior attention to detail and follow-through
  • Experience in collaborate, creative work environments
  • Proficiency and knowledge of PC, including strong experience with MS Word and Excel
  • Experience in databases, social media platforms, email communication tools and office organization desired.
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  • Business Development
  • Community Outreach

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