Development Associate

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home in Lenox, MA has an immediate opening for a development associate. This position plays a vital role in the organization, supporting all fundraising activities, working closely with the Development Director, Major Gift Officer, and Executive Director. This is a full-time position with benefits. Will consider ¾ time position.

The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a familiarity with donor database management (Raiser’s Edge preferred), a strong attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task, and work independently.


Responsibilities include:

· Managing donor database (Raiser’s Edge) including gift entry, reporting and mailing lists.

· Coordinating of all aspects of The Mount’s giving campaigns including coordinating with printers and mailing houses.

· Coordinating donor and member related communications in a timely manner including acknowledgements and e-newsletters.

· Overseeing The Mount’s membership campaign.

· Managing The Mount’s volunteer program in partnership with the Public Programs Coordinator.

· Primary contact for most donor and member needs.

· Assisting in the organization and execution of fundraising/member and other events.

· Other duties as needed.

· Previous experience with Raiser’s Edge database preferred.

· Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

· Strong written and verbal skills.

· Ability to be discrete and a healthy respect for confidentiality.

· Strong customer service skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.

· A professional, positive attitude.

· Flexible schedule with the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends (particularly during the summer season)

· Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment

How To Apply:
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Nicole Williams, Executive Assistant –

Apply by:
June 01, 2016