Development Associate


Bebashi Transition to Hope, a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the social determinants affecting the health of economically disenfranchised individuals and families in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area is seeking a full-time Development Associate to assist in the organization’s external fundraising initiatives.

Summary: This is a wonderful opportunity to build and enhance skills in nonprofit development/fundraising, marketing and communications, project management, and relationship-building. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a passion to help further Bebashi’s mission and enhance our programs. He/she/they will help to shape the trajectory of the organization’s overall fundraising and external relations strategies.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in overseeing all fundraising activities for Bebashi – Transition to Hope;
  • Oversees the daily operational functions of the Development Department;
  • Responsible for maintaining clean and accurate data in Salsa, Bebashi’s donor management software;
  • Maintains a robust prospect pipeline, to include prospect research;
  • Partners with the Director of Development to create and execute the annual Development Plan;
  • Responsible for drafting and implementing all donor appeals (3-4 times/year) and direct mail, website/online, and social media strategies;
  • Assists the Director of Development in creating the Annual Report;
  • Partners with the Director of Development and program leads to write grants as well as their corresponding reports;
  • Manages a portfolio of funders and donors and ensure all deadlines are met and cultivation continues;
  • Partners with the Volunteer and Outreach Specialist on ensuring volunteer and community organization data is accurate in Salsa;
  • Develops monthly content for the organization’s eNewsletter; and
  • Partners with the Communications Specialist on creating and posting social media posts; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, communications, English, marketing, or another related field;
  • Solid writer and communicator;
  • Possesses a keen attention to detail;
  • Experience in CRM/fundraising database management a plus;
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook; and
  • Passion for the Bebashi mission and working in nonprofit.

Please forward cover letter with resume via this link to our Human Resources Manager, Maceo Hood or fax: (215) 769-3860.

Bebashi -Transition to Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or any other protected status covered.

Bebashi Transition to Hope’s mission is “To provide culturally sensitive health related information, direct services, education, research, and technical assistance to reduce and eliminate HIV/AIDS and other health disparities within the urban community of Philadelphia and vicinity.” We’re also expanded to fight other challenges like hunger and breast cancer. We are the country’s first minority AIDS services organization and the largest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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