Thurlow/Associates seeks associates to join its successful fund-development team and help its nonprofit clients excel.
An expanding client base is bringing new opportunities for qualified candidates. We seek experienced practitioners to assist with several major campaigns. Both senior associate and associate positions are available. If you are an experienced fund-development professional, we would like to talk with you. Join the best team in our field, helping our client organizations achieve their strategic fund-development and communications goals, and make your mark in a rewarding career!
Experienced: Senior Associate
Thurlow/Associates offers generous KEOGH profit-sharing and healthcare plans, an upbeat working environment in spacious offices (conveniently located and freeway-close, in the South Bay area of Los Angeles) and the opportunity for ongoing professional development.
and writing samples to Thurlow/Associates, P.O. Box 575, Lawndale,
Important: Your application will be deemed incomplete without at least one writing sample. Please include a sample with your e-mail or mail submission. All positions require exceptional verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple, complex projects. Competent and experienced fund-development professionals are in demand. If your skills match our requirements, we encourage you to apply!
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You should be a smart, dedicated and responsible professional, with the ability to maintain extraordinary client and donor relations.
The successful candidate will also possess the ability to:
- Think and communicate strategically.
- Manage multi-faceted development campaigns for a variety of clients.
- Organize complex information and build the case for support.
- Represent the firm and its clients with the highest level of professionalism.
- Juggle multiple deadlines with grace.
- Conduct advanced prospect and statistical research.
- Prepare high-quality
proposals, reports and other written materials.
- Understand and comply with complex guidelines.
- Prepare budgets, financial statements and other financial documents.
implement and staff special events.
- Maintain accurate and complete donor and client records.
- Carry out other fund-development and communications activities.
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required. An MA/MBA/JD will be advantageous.
Successful applications are smart, literate individuals with academic backgrounds ranging from English literature to business to law. Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential as are stong planning, research, project-management and analytical skills; reliability in meeting deadlines; and comfort working with budgets and financial information. Senior positions require a successful track record in fund development with a nonprofit organization.
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The associate position represents a rewarding career opportunity for candidates who demonstrate a solid foundation in the fund development or communications field. Working alongside experienced professionals, under the supervision of one of the most talented leaders in the development field, you will hold increasing responsibility for a diverse array of projects for nonprofit clients.
A four-year degree in a communications-related field is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience and ranges from the upper-40's to the 60's. Talented communications professionals with transferable skills are encouraged to apply.
The senior associate helps anchor our firm's delivery of superior fund-development services. Excellent and confident communication skills are essential. In addition, the senior associate has proven analytical and research skills, and the demonstrated ability to produce results. The senior associate is personally responsible for numerous aspects of the fund-development process for assigned clients, and provides supervision and guidance to other staff in support of client goals.
An advanced degree is preferred. Experience in fund development within the nonprofit industry is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience, with a salary range from the 60's to the 80's. Seasoned development professionals are encouraged to apply.
The executive associate oversees a wide range of client projects and contributes to our firm's near- and long-term growth. This position requires the highest level of communication skills, exceptional analytical and research skills, and a history of extraordinary results. The executive associate supervises and supports other staff and works closely with the principal in areas including planning, fund-development strategy and evaluation.
An advanced degree is preferred. At least five years of progessive experience in fund development within the nonprofit industry is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience, with a salary range from the 80's. Seasoned development professionals are encouraged to apply.