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Development Associate

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Northeastern University Employee Benefits

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

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Position Information

Position Title Development Associate
Requisition Number STFR003944
Division/College University Advancement
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 9
Posting Date 11/07/2017
Responsibilities

This position sustains the mission of the Office of Corporate & Foundation Advancement to foster stronger and more productive partnerships between Northeastern and the foundation and corporate worlds. The Development Associate provides critical skills in office support, database management, research, large events, small events, one-on-one meeting coordination, and communication and correspondence with foundations and corporations, as well as with on-campus offices and departments. The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic. The individual must be self-motivated, able to prioritize and manage several projects at the same time, and be detail-oriented. Challenges include managing multiple responsibilities in a busy environment.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and one to three (1-3) years of demonstrated success in a comparable position, preferably in development, or equivalent years of professional experience required. Candidate must be a mature pro-fessional who can manage and facilitate a fluctuating and, at times intense workload, and produce quality results in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to manage multiple priority projects at once with ease and efficiency. Must be a self-starter who is highly motivated, can think independently and analytically, is organiz-ed, and detail oriented. Must be proactive, anticipate problems, and be resourceful to find workable solutions, and should work well with others at all levels. The ideal candidate has direct experience in building and managing foundation and corporate relationships, possesses strong written and verbal skills, and has solid communication and writing skills. Experience managing databases essential.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Pending