Concord, NH


Supervisor: Development Director

Deadline date

Application review begins May 17, 2019. Applications after that date are encouraged and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Hours/Status:    Part-Time (20 hour week)/exempt


The Development Associate provides support to all facets of our fundraising program. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative and organizational skills, superb attention to detail and deadlines, a strong ability to track and prioritize tasks, and excellent oral and written communications. The Development Associate ensures the smooth functioning of all philanthropic efforts, including handling gift processing, preparing correspondence and acknowledgements, and maintaining and reporting donor information.


Support Development

  • Provide administrative support to the Development Director and Executive Director including: input of contacts into database, meeting preparation, preparation and creation of donor materials, and preparing proactive reports on portfolios; 
  • Identify and contact new non-major gift donors to thank them and identify civil liberties interests;
  • Primary lead on financial reports and written acknowledgements;
  • Work closely with Development Director and National Database Team to provide proactive reports on portfolio, pledges and financial reports;
  • Assist Development Director on organizational deadlines and meetings at staff and Board committee level;
  • Assist with events to cultivate and engage ACLU of NH supporters; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Research and Database

  • Maintain integrity of information in database and ensure data is entered consistently and accurately;
  • Process gifts on a regular or as needed basis;
  • Support prospect research for development department;
  • Conduct prospect research and create profiles for individual meetings and events;
  • Research new donors and prospects to qualify for major gifts portfolio; and
  • Pull lists for targeted mail, invitations or other initiatives as requested.


  • Two+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in nonprofit fundraising;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Solid interpersonal and oral skills;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills;
  • Experience with donor database management and systems preferred;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively and adapt to changing priorities;
  • Proficiency with office technology and information systems (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), and donor databases, preferably Salesforce; and
  • A commitment to diversity; a personal approach that values individuals and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance, and the ability to work with diverse individuals within the organization and the broader community.


The ACLU of New Hampshire was established in1968 as an affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Union and operates as an independent, non-profit organization. We are the state’s largest and most influential civil rights organization, combining litigation, policy advocacy, communications, and community organizing tactics to promote a broad range of individual rights and liberties. The ACLU of New Hampshire has a staff of 13, who work in either the main office in Concord or the satellite office in Manchester. To learn more about the work of the ACLU of New Hampshire, please visit www.aclu-nh.org


The ACLU of New Hampshire is an equity-based employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU of New Hampshire encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, previous incarceration or involvement in the criminal justice system, or veteran status. Expect a friendly work environment, with flexibility and consideration of personal needs and circumstances.


The ACLU of New Hampshire offers a competitive salary, between $18 and $20 per hour, a 401k plan and pro-rated Personal Time Off. 


Please submit via email a resume and cover letter to Karen Rose, Operations Manager, at jobs@aclu-nh.org. Please put “Development Associate” in the subject line of your email.


Application review will start May 17, 2019.  Applications after that date are encouraged and will be accepted until the position is filled.


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