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Join our Team! – Program Administrator and Development Associate

We are hiring for two new positions! The Program Administrator and Development Associate will join our strong, highly-motivated team and support our grassroots movement for Climate Action Now. 

Qualified individuals should submit their application using the forms below. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Role: The Program Administrator will support community engagement, outreach/PR, events and program operations for the organization. This four-day/week position reports primarily to the Community Engagement Director and works on projects with the Program Directors as well. This is a flex position that requires some evening and weekend time. 

Principal Responsibilities: Working closely with the Community Engagement Director and Program Directors, the Program Administrator will: 

  • Create and execute social media campaigns 
  • Help create and produce newsletters and blog posts
  • Create and maintain contact lists for: media, partners and general organization
  • Manage and update Bedford 2030’s WordPress website
  • Help with event and campaign coordination
  • Review and respond to community email and phone inquiries 
  • Coordinate and help staff Bedford 2030 booth/table at community events
  • Maintain electronic and physical files of promo materials, flyers, photos, press releases

Role: The Development Associate will help create, support and implement the organization’s annual fundraising strategy, develop fundraising messaging and materials, research donors and grant opportunities, draft proposals and support implementation of fundraising activities. This part-time position (24 hours/3-days/week) reports to the Executive Director and has potential to grow into a full-time, Development Manager role. 

Principal Responsibilities: Working closely with the Executive Director, Board Development Committee and Community Engagement Manager, the Development Associate will: 

  • Have a lead role in implementation of annual development plan  
  • Manage annual fundraising appeal
  • Help organize events and cultivation gatherings
  • Manage/track organization’s donor follow-up including: thank you/acknowledgement letters, thank you phone calls, donor check-in’s  
  • Maintain and mine donor database (e.g. for opportunities to grow donor giving, engage lapsed donors, target individuals for special/program-specific asks) 
  • Develop fundraising materials:
    • Cases for funding
    • Appeal letters
    • Messaging to donors about relevant programs and events
  • Identify and track grant/foundation opportunities and write proposals 
  • Coordinate Board/Advisory Board/Friend development efforts, including donor solicitation lists, note writing (or email) related to annual appeal 
  • Stay up on trends and professional development and fundraising field