Development Associate

January 7th, 2022
Development Associate

Development Associate

  • Part Time
  • Entry Level
  • Applications have closed
Job Category: Development
Location: Brooklyn
Job Sectors: Other

Title: Development Associate

Hours: 25 per week

Compensation: $18/hr


Overview: The Development Associate will provide ongoing assistance with the various database components related to TSP’s fundraising initiatives.  As a small but mighty team connected between the island of Puerto Rico and the northeast US, The Sato Project cultivates an increasingly large community of supporters throughout the country and across the world, with over 5,000 active donors and a digital-first fundraising strategy.  As such, the Development Associate will be responsible for essential record-keeping, as well as communicating important updates in a clear and professional manner, that can be accessed and understood by a primarily-remote working team.  With time, the Development Associate will receive hands-on experience in donor communication & cultivation.  Also, they will be able to identify & pursue new fundraising opportunities that can aid TSP’s mission and the stray dog population of Puerto Rico.  


The D.A. role will begin with a work-from-home arrangement as a COVID-19 safety precaution, with regular team conference calls, Zoom meetings and email check-ins.  In-person hours at our administrative office at 130 Water St, Brooklyn, NY, will be explored for the future.    



      Customer service experience

      Meticulous attention to detail

      Clean and comprehensive note-taking

      Copy-editing/proofreading skills, including the management of professionally-presented communications

      Proactive research instincts

      Experience with collaborative tools like Google Workspace & Microsoft Excel

      Experience with online payment platforms like eBay and Paypal 

      Knowledge of online donation trends and platforms like GoFundMe, Facebook Fundraisers, the Paypal Giving Fund

      CRM experience a plus 


      Ensuring that all donation streams are regularly processed in TSP’s CRM database, including credit card, check, EFT and in-kind contributions.  

      Maintaining TSP’s recurring donor program, including email & phone correspondence with donors.  

      Maintaining various corporate matching & employee payroll gift programs, and exploring additional ways to grow TSP’s opportunities with those programs. 

      Monitoring donation activity on third-party platforms and ensuring that donors are properly recognized for their contributions. 

      Exploring new third-party fundraiser opportunities.  

      Managing internal development-related resources 

      Providing donor-related assistance to TSP’s volunteer, adoption and communication teams.

      Active participation in team-wide creative projects.   

      Regular audits of constituent activity and contact information, stored in both TSP’s CRM database and newsletter platforms.  

Please forward cover letter and resume to Luanne Czesak, Operations Manager at [email protected]



The Sato Project

Dedicated to rescuing abused and abandoned dogs in Puerto Rico

  • 130 Water Street
  • Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • USA
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