Development Associate, Institutional Giving

92nd Street Y | New York, New York

Job Summary

Provide organizational and administrative support to the Institutional Giving (ISG) Unit of the Development Office including coordinating government (city and state expense and capital) applications, fiscal draw-down of funds, programmatic/financial reports of government contracts, and site visits; as well as managing and coordinating all forms of research for the ISG team.

Reports To

Director of Development - Institutional Giving


  • Provide administrative support for the entire ISG group including the Director of Development, ISG.
  • Coordinate request applications, fiscal draw-down of funds and programmatic/financial reports of select capital and operating fund government contracts, as well as site visits.
  • Work with Director in ongoing monitoring of annual gifts raised against current fundraising goals, and projecting next year’s fundraising goals.
  • Compose general correspondence including all acknowledgement letters, and accurate, timely internal/external responses.
  • Work with Grant Managers on data collection and spreadsheets.
  • Research and report on prospective donors.
  • Maintain the Tessitura database, including contact, award, deadline and research information.
  • Process gifts and generate Tessitura reports and invitation and mailing lists.
  • Coordinate bulk mailings and postage.
  • Collect and prepare official documents, press and materials for grant requests and compliance.
  • Assist Grant Managers in the proofreading and mailing of documents, as requested.
  • Keep files current and orderly, the common space neat and presentable, and office supplies and stationary stocked.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree


  • A minimum of 1 year previous Development experience strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office with previous Tessitura experience a plus.
  • Facility with financial spreadsheets and data collection.
  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize workload to ensure that deadlines are met with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
  • Eagerness to solve problems and work with others to improve workflow and administrative processes
  • Previous writing and proof reading experience required.

How to Apply

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92nd Street Y


Organization: Nonprofit Organizations