Fund Development Associate

Working Today, for Tomorrow's Success.

Fund Development and Planning Associate

Date Posted: 8/8/17

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Starting Salary Range: $40,664.00 – $47,664.00 (Level 111)

Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, English, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Political Science, Economics or a related field

Minimum Experience: 1 to 2 years of experience in researching, identifying, analyzing, summarizing, and coordinating proposals for federal, state, local governments, foundations, and other funding opportunities.  1 year of administrative support desired.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to apply basic mathematical principles
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in oral or written form
  • Proficient in PC applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet
  • The ability to effectively solve problems, think independently and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as program manuals, operations plans, technical procedure manuals, various state and federal government regulations, professional journals and general business related periodicals and/or journals.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Strong oral communication skills with the ability to speak effectively, present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and/or customers.

Job Duties:        

  • Strong composition and editing skill
  • Assist in managing/participating in peer-review process to ensure quality and timely submission of grants
  • Responsible for writing, editing and working through the draft copy to final copy process
  • Collaborative with the staff to ensure promotion of synergistic opportunities
  • Maintains master calendar of fundraising opportunities;
  • Organize, track and report team accomplishments against department goal
  • Conduct post grant “wrap-up” including establishing and maintaining online reference materials;
  • Coordinate and provide administrative support for fund development and special initiatives department:
    • Assist in the development and execution of biweekly staff meetings
    • Assist leadership, identifying, registering the team for education initiatives
    • Serve as administrative coordinator for special initiatives’ committees, and regional convenings
    • Serve as a point of contact for reservations, bookings, equipment, and other such services
    • Performs developing agendas and meeting materials
    • Coordinates logistics, setup/takedown for events

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume, stating the position you are applying for, to:
Human Resources
Employ Milwaukee
2342 N. 27th Street - Milwaukee, WI 53210
Fax: (414) 270-7599; E-Mail:

Interviews may be conducted during the posting period.

Employ Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employer




Employ Milwaukee

2342 North 27th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210

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Fax: (414) 225-2375

Employ Milwaukee is an equal opportunity service provider.

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