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Development Associate

Columbus, OH
Expired: June 06, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $51,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
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Position Type
Full Time

Salary Range
$51,000.00 - $51,000.00 Salary


JOB TITLE: Development Associate


REPORTS TO: Resource Development & Marketing Director

Community Housing Network provides permanent supportive housing, combining safe, affordable housing with voluntary services to support people experiencing homelessness and who are disabled by mental illness or substance use disorders. The services are designed to build independent living and
tenancy skills and connect people to a full range of services, including case management, recovery treatment, health care, vocational and employment support, access to benefits, money management, daily living assistance, and social and recreational activities.

The Development Associate supports resource development, marketing, and communications for CHN in the areas of donor relations and fundraising campaigns and events. This position also maintains fundraising database and mailing lists, supports committees and various marketing activities, and coordinates event logistics.


Donor Cultivation
  • Add prospects to database from like organizations, external meetings, and other sources as directed; Research prospects as assigned; provide customer service to donors and prospects.

Resource Development Administration
  • Write and mail donor acknowledgement and general correspondence in support of all pledges and donations, including in-kind. Send welcome packets for new donors. Notify Resource Development and Marketing Director when gifts arrive. Print materials and coordinate mailings as requested.
  • Communicate with various stakeholders (Advancement Committee, CEO, internal departments).
  • Maintain confidential database, including entry, management, and reporting; Manage email and mail lists in Constant Contact/Mail Chimp/Bloomerang database software leading to integration with donor software and ensure accuracy of donor records; Reconcile Bloomerang donations database with finance monthly, making corrections as necessary; Train others in data entry and reporting as needed.
  • Provide meeting support by coordinating logistics for internal and external meetings, ensure all resources are prepared for meetings (room, AV, presenters, agenda, materials, etc.), draft meeting minutes.
  • Provide additional support via scheduling, notetaking, agenda preparation, and documentation.

Volunteer & Outreach Program Support
  • Support the volunteer program; Manage and execute volunteer and outreach projects as assigned; Enter and track volunteer contact information into Bloomerang database.

Public Relations & Outreach Support
  • Cultivate relationships with staff and service partners to collect client success stories, photos, and releases; Coordinate logistics of resident and staff interviews with media and public relations entities.

Communications and Marketing Support
  • Ensure branding accuracy and alignment throughout the organization and with external stakeholders; Manage collateral materials to ensure they are current and available to staff on SharePoint and via print, as appropriate; Manage collateral inventory and respond to internal requests for informational packets, brochures, logos, stationary, etc.
  • Assist Development & Marketing Manager in maintaining and updating CHN's website and social media outlets; Monitor and respond to website inquiries, seeking appropriate staff members for response as needed.

Event & Campaign Coordination
  • Support the coordination and execution of all philanthropic events (fundraising and cultivation events, tours, etc.); Manage event registrations and confirmations, donor correspondence, and invoices.
  • Develop and plan projects, events, and fundraising campaigns in support of resource development and marketing goals as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain event and campaign information and collateral, including print and digital assets such as direct mail, invitations, solicitations, flyers, email marketing; Keep digital and hard copy files organized.
  • Prepare and present data reports in order for the team to make data-driven decisions in support advancement activities.

Other: Provide knowledge and guidance to support organizational initiatives related to profession; Lead, guide, and train employees, interns, and volunteers performing related work. Carry out other such duties as may be assigned or requested. Contribute to CHN activities as required. Actively participate as a member of CHN's community.


Education/Years& Type of Experience: bachelor's degree (or in pursuit of degree) or higher in Business, Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field or 1+ years' experience performing administrative/coordinator duties, database management, fundraising support in lieu of degree

Certifications, Licenses, Credentials: Valid driver's license and auto insurance required
Knowledge, Skills & Other Requirements:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Products and ability to learn and adapt to changing technology utilized in role
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient skills in writing content and correspondence for a variety of stakeholders and platforms in appropriate tone and messaging
  • General knowledge and skill in utilizing social media outlets

EEO and Diversity Statement

Community Housing Network (CHN) champions diversity, equity, and inclusion in all practices. This vision guides our recruitment and hiring practices. We are devoted to building a company and community where people experience authenticity and belonging. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex including pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. Your unique background and identity are invaluable and needed here! We are stronger when the diversity of our workforce and our individual and collective experiences influence our practices. Come join us and find out what your best work could look like here at CHN!



Columbus, OH
43215 USA



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