Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island’s energetic and successful Development department is seeking a highly motivated, proactive and organized individual to join the team as a Development Associate. This position will participate in a variety of activities related to providing administrative support of fundraising and event initiatives and coordinating the agency’s grant activities. Responsibilities include:
- Serve as primary administrative support to execute details of fundraising and event initiatives. Compose and edit rough and final draft of a variety of materials including memos, general correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, donor cultivation messages, and donor acknowledgements/thank you’s. Draft annual report and produce monthly statistics.
- Prepare and compile all components of each grant submission, ensuring that the proposal is formatted, complete and submitted in accordance with granting agency requirements. This may involve writing narratives, articulating organizational needs, and compiling financial and other data or assigning other BBBSRI staff to complete these tasks.
- Establish, maintain and communicate a master calendar of social media activities. Create and cultivate social media content to support established social media strategies and organizational objectives. This includes: developing concise, effective messaging; taking, editing and collaging photographs; and using Canva to create graphic posts.
Our ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field along with 1 to 3 years of experience in grant writing, fundraising, sales, and/or marketing. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher; experience in Canva or similar graphic design program preferred
TO APPLY: E-mail cover letter and resume to GeMarley@BigsRI.org or complete an application at Big Brothers Big Sisters Donation Center, 1540 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, RI during the hours of 9am – 6pm, Monday thru Saturday.