Senior Development and Board Relations Associate

July 31st, 2020
Senior Development and Board Relations Associate

Senior Development and Board Relations Associate

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Development
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Other

New York’s leading fiscal watchdog and source for unbiased, impactful research on New York City and New York State government finances, policy, and operations seeks a dynamic and energetic Senior Development Associate (“Senior Associate”) to manage, grow, and diversify its Board of Trustees. The Senior Associate will be an accomplished professional with development and event planning experience and superior attention to detail and organizational skills.


Reporting to the Citizens Budget Commission’s (CBC’s) President, the Senior Associate manages communications and relations with 150 Board members and collaborates with CBC’s Development Consultant in Board recruitment, retention, and fundraising activities. The Senior Associate also manages CBC’s Annual Dinner for approximately 600 people, including logistics, vendor relations, and activities to achieve fundraising goals.


Responsibilities include:


      • Recruiting and retaining board members and New Leaders, CBC’s early career professional group; includes strategically planning and executing new initiatives



      • Managing communications with the Board of Trustees and key stakeholders



      • Conducting research on individuals and firms to identify potential Trustees



      • Tracking prospect cultivation activities



      • Soliciting, collecting, and tracking all contributions, including membership dues from the Board of Trustees




      • At least 4 years of development experience in nonprofit, civic, or policy organizations



      • Extremely organized and detailed oriented



      • Bachelor’s degree



      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications



      • Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, or similar platform



      • Collaborative team spirit with capability to work independently



      • Interest in and knowledge of New York City/State government, public policy, and the policy and business community preferred



      • Ability to execute multiple projects simultaneously


To Apply:  Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: [email protected].  


Please put “Senior Development and Board Relations Associate” in the subject line of your email and include a resume and cover letter if applying.



  • 240 West 35th Street, Suite 302
  • New York, NY 10001,
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