Development Associate

Animal Medical Center | New York, New York

Job Summary

Provide administrative support to the Development Department at the Animal Medical Center. Reports to the Director of Development.


General Development Support

  • Process Donor Acknowledgment Letters and tribute cards, and coordinate staff acknowledgments for honor donations.
  • Answer main development phone line - accepting contributions over the phone and helping with other inquiries as needed.
  • Track donor appointments daily and send out afternoon and morning email of which donors will be in for an appointment.
  • Manage iContact for Department and assist in creating eblasts.
  • Assist with donor prospect research
  • Assist with the planning and execution of all Development Department special events, including list management, invitation mailings, RSVP follow-up, donor acknowledgement letters.
  • Assist with activities of the Leadership Council, AMC’s young professionals group
  • Assist with preparation of foundation proposals for mailing.
  • Assist with creation and distribution of donor newsletters, annual reports, and event materials.
  • Assist with the creation and development of new departmental resources.
  • Assist Director of Development in preparing letters for Chairman of the Board and other correspondence.
  • Personally thank donors who give $500-$999 who do not have a portfolio manager.
  • Maintain Development office organization, which includes filing and managing and ordering all office supply needs.
  • Edit all Development materials including, proposals, event programs and journals, invitations, direct mail and donor correspondence
  • Assist with any department projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience working in a not-for-profit setting preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong writer and editor
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage a variety of projects
  • Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail are essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other donor databases a plus
  • Interest in fundraising, special events and love of animals are desirable.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to

Animal Medical Center

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