Join our Team
Come join us in making a difference in our Community! We provide equitable access to equine-assisted therapy and learning for individuals and families, driven by passion, guided by integrity,
and committed to consistency.
Job Description: Development Associate
The Development Associate works with the Executive Director and the Development Team
committee to implement CH’s annual giving program. The Development Associate will also work
to build relationships with assigned major donors. The primary objectives of the Development
Associate are to execute on donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies for low-
and mid-level donors, including phone, email, and direct mail programs; assist with virtual and
in-person events; and conduct donor research. Performs other related duties to support
Development operations. The Development Associate is an advocate for implementing our
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate new donor, monthly giving, and donor reactivation programs
Coordinate and implement direct mail campaigns, including appeals and newsletters
Coordinate annual giving days and participation in selected workplace giving campaigns.
Support development team’s major donor program, by tracking calendars and activities
and assisting in preparing donor materials.
Utilize CH’s constituent relationship management system to track and report relationship
management activity and to prepare lists and reports.
Support virtual and in-person donor events
Conduct donor research
Manage a portfolio of assigned major donors
Understand and comply with all CH’s gift-related policies and procedures, and ensure
full ethical compliance as defined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
JOB REQUIREMENTS/REQUIRED SKILLS
Demonstrated success in working both independently and as a team member
Has an entrepreneurial spirit
Experience providing exemplary customer service
Excellent written, verbal, and listening skills.
Attention to detail and strong project management skills, tracking and prioritizing multiple
projects at a time
Advanced Microsoft Office Suite computer skills
Experience with constituent relationship management system preferred.
Discretion in handling confidential information
Develop a deep understanding for what we do!
Attend community events representing CH as needed.
Availability to work a flexible schedule which may include occasional evenings/weekends
to accommodate event/donor needs and scheduled board meetings
Assist in all administrative and other duties as assigned.
Some travel required.
1 FTE- 40 hours per week
Billings Administrative office, with remote work considered
$40,000-$55,000 per year, commensurate with experience plus benefit package (DOE)