The Development and Communications Associate serves as the organization’s point person for fundraising. This full-time position reports to the Executive Director and works with the Communication Coordinator as well as the Development Committee to generate and execute a variety of fundraising strategies intended to grow Arundel Rivers Federation’s capacity to fulfill its mission.  This role involves organizing large- and small-scale fundraising initiatives and events, managing our donor management system, and grant-writing.  A portion of this position will be in support of the Federation’s printed, digital and social media needs.


  • Identifying, evaluating, and managing fundraising campaigns and activities;
  • Working closely with the Executive Director, Development Committee, and volunteers to implement fundraising activities;
  • Identifying and stewarding prospective donors;
  • Assisting the Executive Director with identifying and writing grants;
  • Preparing development/fundraising reports at the request of the Executive Director and Board of Directors;
  • Creating printed and digital solicitation and outreach materials;
  • Communicating with donors and the community via email, phone or social media;
  • Other administrative tasks as necessary;
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Knowledge of the non-profit community and fundraising;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite;
  • Experience with Salesforce software is a plus
  • Experience in social media platforms is strongly preferred;
  • Superb written, verbal and interpersonal skills;
  • Time management and flexibility with job duties;
  • Creative, self-starter attitude;
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute to a small team


  • relevant: 2 years (preferred)


  • Salary: $40,000-$50,000
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays
  • Dog Friendly Office

Please submit a resume and cover letter to with “Development and Communication Associate” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until September 25, 2019.

Arundel Rivers Federation is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/ADA employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.