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Job Title: Development Assistant

Purpose of Position: The Development Assistant has a key role in helping to support the day-to-day operations of ReDefiners World Languages. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and is expected to maintain frequent and timely communication to ensure goals are accomplished in a timely manner. The Development Assistant helps to develop and implement funding strategies to support the mission of the organization.

Work Location:

  • Office- RDWL Center - University Mall 2200 E Fowler Ave, Tampa/FL, 33612

  • Hillsborough County

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Researches relevant grant opportunities for RDWL activities and operations (foundations, corporations and government funding sources)

  • Completes grant applications on behalf of RDWL

  • Assists with managing strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations.

    • Cultivates prospective donor relationships

    • Maintains existing donor relationships

    • Develops a comprehensive planned-giving program

  • Helps plan and coordinate fundraising events

  • Helps implement a strategic marketing plan

Length of Appointment: Ongoing

Time Commitment:

Approx. 5 hours per week

Occasional Weekends, hours determined by event-Community Outreach (no more than one event per weekend)


  • Executive Director will provide expectations and guidance where applicable


  • Undergraduate/graduate background in Business Management, Marketing or related field

  • At least two years experience with an educational-based non-profit

  • Experience in FD Development and donor relations/Sales

  • Proactive work ethic

  • Proficient in Mailchimp and digital publishing tools

  • Able to maintain accurate and organized records

  • Comfortable with meeting short deadlines

  • Able to work well independently and within a team environment

  • Bilingual; Proficient in English and Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin

  • Strong Communication skills; oral and written

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Marketing or related field


  • Opportunity to grow with an emerging leader in Elementary World Language Education in the Tampa Bay area

  • Grassroots non-profit work experience

  • Potential to transition to a paid position


  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Business Development
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Approx. 5 Hours Per Week

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