LPV Seeks Development Associate

Leadership Pioneer Valley Seeks Tech Savvy Development

Leadership Pioneer
Valley works to identify, develop and connect diverse leaders to strengthen the
region.  The core of the organization is
a well-regarded 9-month regional leadership development program for existing
and emerging leaders from non-profits, businesses and government.  Working under the direct supervision of the Executive
Director, the Associate will assist with implementing strategies essential for
LPV’s growth.  S/he plays an important
role in participating in outreach, fundraising, event coordination, including
gift acknowledgement and data entry, online campaigns, direct mail appeals, and
grant tracking.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Timely donation processing and gift acknowledgement
  • Management of LPV’s Donor Database- including accurate
    data entry, record maintenance and reporting.
  • Coordinate general fundraising activities, such as
    appeals, online campaigns, grant proposal writing, and foundation
    relations tracking.
  • Help coordinate fundraising events
  • Perform donor research and help coordinate donor
    solicitation campaigns
  • Manage and help implement social media fundraising plan
    (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) in collaboration with other staff
  • LPV website updating and general management
  • Other duties as requested


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and experience organizing
  • Competence working with databases
  • Comfort with updating website content
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, databases, mail merges, and
    social media
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to work well with

  • Bachelor’s degree or
    equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the Pioneer
  • Ability to attend off-site meetings including occasional
    evening and weekend events; valid driver’s license


Leadership Pioneer Valley values collaboration, inclusivity, trust, and


The Development Associate is a part-time position with a salary
commensurate to experience.  We do not
provide benefits but do offer paid time off. 
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail
by March 22 to:

Lora Wondolowski, Executive Director, lwondolowskiATleadershippv.org

LPV does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,
gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and disability in
employment or the provision of services.