The Development Associate serves on the Development Team for Girls Who Code (GWC). They will report to a Development Manager or Senior Manager & work towards major fundraising goals on behalf of GWC. The Associate will help maintain, grow & secure new gifts from leading corporations domestically & internationally, & will also assist in new business development. The Associate will be responsible for conducting prospect research & preparing sponsorship presentations, grant applications & reports, agreements, contracts, & Impact reports for partners. They will assist in securing funding from corporate foundations & from corporate marketing budgets depending on the partnership proposal. Along with Managers, the Associate will also be responsible for general upkeep & historical clean up of Salesforce (CRM) records.
They should have some experience building multifaceted holistic sponsorships that include cause marketing, employee volunteerism, program support, events, public relations, social media, etc. The Development Associate must have a basic understanding of corporate sponsorship goals & an ability to research, write persuasive appeals, & create compelling presentations.