Development & Communications Associate


$40,000 to $50,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

Vision, Medical, Dental, 401K

Employment Type


The Development & Communications Associate is responsible for coordinating all fundraising and communications activities for the company.

Working directly with the Executive Director and our outside fundraising firm, this position includes:

  • Event management - including annual gala, donor events, house parties, screenings and other cultivation events throughout the year.

  • Grants - Work with a professional grant writer to research, draft, prepare budgets and reports for a full calendar of foundation, corporate and government grants.

  • Corporate Sponsorship - Support year-round efforts to engage existing membership and cultivate and engage prospects for new corporate sponsorships.

  • Individual Prospecting - Research, cultivate and support year-round efforts to engage and grow base of individual donors.

  • Communications & Public Relations - Draft press release and manage efforts or our PR firm to secure press and promotion of activities year-round; manage social media platforms; maintain website; create regular online newsletters.

  • Partner with Education Director to engage youth participants in communications and development activities.

  • Assist Executive Director in all aspects of operations.

This is a position for an emerging professional who seeks a career in development and wants to build well-rounded skills in all aspects of nonprofit fundraising and management.

Requirements: BA and at least two years experience in nonprofit fundraising; excellent oral and written communication skills a must; ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously; strong communication skills; knowledge of effective social media platforms and strategies; strong research skills; high level of creativity.

About Reel Works:

Founded in 2001, Reel Works is one of the leading youth media programs in the United States. We provide free filmmaking programs for over 600 NYC youth each year and train a diverse workforce for the film and television industry.

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