Development Assistant at CFBC

  • 3 May 2022 3:21 PM
    Message # 12765977

    Job Title: Development Assistant

    Position Summary

    The Development Assistant for the Community Foundation Boulder County is an integral part of the development team. The Development Assistant is tasked with many of the key administrative responsibilities that ensure the smooth and effective management of all aspects of the development team.

    About Community Foundation Boulder County

    Community Foundation Boulder County is a community catalyst, responding to immediate needs and anticipating future challenges. Through informed‐decision‐making, we inspire ideas and action and mobilize diverse resources to improve the quality of life for everyone in Boulder County. As a collaborator and convener, we promote inclusivity and provide leadership on key issues, working with community‐ minded individuals and organizations that want to make a difference.

    Established in 1991, Community Foundation Boulder County currently has assets totaling more than $90 million. In 2020, the foundation received over $15 million in contributions and distributed over $10 million in grants to nonprofit organizations. CFBC has granted more than $100 million to nonprofit organizations since its inception and recently raised over $40 million to support fire recovery efforts in Boulder County.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for maintaining an accurate check log and providing donor call lists to the VP of Development
    • Assistance with scheduling meetings for the development team
    • Manage donor communications including an annual appeal and thank you letters
    • Coordinate website updates
    • Assist with coordination, execution and delivery of bulk mailings and newsletters
    • Monitor all donor information; including donor database and creation of donor reports
    • Create invoices, run financial reports, and other basic bookkeeping tasks
    • Manage administrative needs for events including communication with vendors, logistics, timelines, and deliveries
    • Assist with grant applications and reports
    • Organize and maintain internal files, documents, and databases
    • Take on additional tasks as directed by the CEO, VP of Development and/or other executive team members

    Skills and Competencies

    • Bachelor’s Degree required, or equivalent experience
    • 2 years experience in a nonprofit fundraising role
    • Proficiency with working with databases and tools, spreadsheets, and word processing
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and excellent phone manner
    • A professional and resourceful style; the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time (without losing a sense of humor)
    • Outgoing, positive personality with extraordinarily strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with diverse internal and external audiences
    • Ability to work both independently without close oversight and as a team player who will productively engage with others
    • Demonstrates initiative and follow-through and will meet deadlines, strong attention to detail and project management skills
    • High energy and passion for CFBC’s mission is essential, including a commitment to seeking ways to create a more equitable Boulder County


    This is a full-time position (100% FTE) or 40 hours a week. The salary range for this position is $50,000 – 60,000 commensurate with experience. CFBC offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, retirement contribution and match, parking pass, and Limited Health Reimbursement Account (employer funding of $2,000 per year).

    Application Process

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume in a single file PDF to with the subject line “Development Assistant” Applications should be submitted by 5pm on May 31, 2022. No calls please.

    Non-Discrimination Policy

    Community Foundation Boulder County is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition, and privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, or any other status protected by state or local law.

    Community Foundation Boulder County practices and champions inclusiveness in our community. We honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.


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