Development Associate

Aug 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Development Associate

Requisition Number: STFR003944

Division/College: University Advancement

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


This position sustains the mission of the Office of Corporate & Foundation Advancement to foster stronger and more productive partnerships between Northeastern and the foundation and corporate worlds. The Development Associate provides critical skills in office support, database management, research, large events, small events, one-on-one meeting coordination, and communication and correspondence with foundations and corporations, as well as with on-campus offices and departments. The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic. The individual must be self-motivated, able to prioritize and manage several projects at the same time, and be detail-oriented. Challenges include managing multiple responsibilities in a busy environment.


Bachelor’s Degree and one to three (1-3) years of demonstrated success in a comparable position, preferably in development, or equivalent years of professional experience required. Candidate must be a mature pro-fessional who can manage and facilitate a fluctuating and, at times intense workload, and produce quality results in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to manage multiple priority projects at once with ease and efficiency. Must be a self-starter who is highly motivated, can think independently and analytically, is organiz-ed, and detail oriented. Must be proactive, anticipate problems, and be resourceful to find workable solutions, and should work well with others at all levels. The ideal candidate has direct experience in building and managing foundation and corporate relationships, possesses strong written and verbal skills, and has solid communication and writing skills. Experience managing databases essential.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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