Development Associate / Writer

Development Associate / Writer


The Hunter College Foundation (HCF) is actively recruiting a Development Associate/ writer. This role will work with the Office of the President, as well as the Institutional Advancement office. 


Responsibilities include:

·       Writing and editing grants, proposals, donor correspondence, speeches; and cultivation communications, including business letters, personal notes, email, and talking points;

·       Ensure that written communication to HCF Board, Advisory Boards and donors is timely, complete and reflects the President’s voice;

·       Work with the President and Development staff on research in preparation of proposals or for stewardship and assist with proposal writing as needed;

·       Research and help frame major new initiatives in Development at the direction of President and head of Development;

·       Develop other initiatives at the President’s direction;

·       Use strong writing, stewardship, research and other development and communication skills to further Hunter’s mission.

·       Track donor interactions using Customer Relationship Management software, i.e. Blackbaud.

A successful candidate will have at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in a Development office as well as:

·         Strong writing skills with a proven ability to develop successful fundraising appeals.

·         Be detail oriented with an emphasis on prioritizing and coordinating multiple projects;

·         Flexible and open to the changing needs and priorities of the institution;

·         Possess excellent research, analytical, and communications skills.

·         Ability to work independently as well as within a team across different stakeholders of the college.


Interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to Galia Galansky, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources: