Corporate Relations Development Associate

Cause Areas


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Do good for your community while using your professional expertise. Work with talented peers on a rewarding non-profit cause related program. The Rare Genomics Institute is making a difference. RG is a nonprofit organization that helps families in need of genome research.

The Development Associate will support the Strategic Alliance Team with development initiatives and participate in all fundraising, marketing and public relations activities.


  • Donor Cultivation and Fundraising

  • Participate in developing creative approaches to donor cultivation and fundraising campaigns

  • Assist with the planning, writing, and sending of annual appeal letters and email solicitations

  • Identify and secure corporate partner support for Rare Genomics projects and platforms, especially for our patient advocacy team

  • Donor cultivation and fundraising

  • Develop and implement a corporate development strategy, researching and identifying a list of prospective corporate partners with synergies in mission with Rare Genomics.

  • Generate partnership opportunities for Rare Genomics, identifying and pursuing new opportunities with minimal supervision.

  • Conduct business development activities, identifying the appropriate contacts within the corporation to contact and securing a meeting to present partnership opportunities.

  • Work closely with Executive Director and Development Team

Desired skills and experience:

  • BS required

  • 2+ years professional experience within healthcare or nonprofit sectors

  • Extensive knowledge of corporate businesses and potential partners

  • Ability to present RG's vision to potential partners and funders

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • 5-10 hour commitment each week (required)

  • Work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, self-starter environment


  • Fundraising
  • Business Development

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Few hours per week

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