The Boston Home

2049 Dorchester AveBoston
Boston, MA 02124

Date Posted:
December 28, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Development Associate

The Development Associate maintains the donor database, provides administrative support to the Development and Communications Office, and participates in all fundraising activities including donor cultivation and stewardship, direct mail appeals, and special events.
  • Process donations and pledges, and prepare acknowledgement letters and other pertinent correspondence
  • Maintains foundation, corporation, individual, and other donor files
  • Creates monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed
  • Continually update and correct database records
  • Provides support for annual fund appeals, and events by generating constituent lists, production of letters, reply devices, appropriate mailers and more as assigned
  • Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties as assigned for Development events
  • Provides staff support for Development Department events.
  • Handles all administrative details associated with the Development Committee, and Gala Committee (i.e. prepare and distribute notices, reports, agendas, minutes, etc.)
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development and Director of Communications.
  • BA or BS from accredited 4-year college
  • A minimum of two years' experience in fundraising
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Database management experience – Donor Perfect experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with close attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Professional in demeanor and appearance
How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to Maribeth MacDonald, Director of Communications and Marketing at
Apply by:
January 18, 2019
$40,000 - $50,000
About this Organization:
Recognized by the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society as a Center for Excellence in Long-Term Care, The Boston Home specializes in clinical care for ninety-six young adults. The Boston Home offers rehabilitation services, customized wheelchair adaptations, and a day program for outpatients. We offer art classes, music and writing programs, spiritual services, and social outings, such as theater, concerts, sporting and community events