LPV Seeks Development Associate

Leadership Pioneer Valley Seeks Tech Savvy Development Associate

Leadership Pioneer Valley works to identify, develop and connect diverse leaders to strengthen the region.  The core of the organization is a well-regarded 9-month regional leadership development program for existing and emerging leaders from non-profits, businesses and government.  Working under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Associate will assist with implementing strategies essential for LPV’s growth.  S/he plays an important role in participating in outreach, fundraising, event coordination, including gift acknowledgement and data entry, online campaigns, direct mail appeals, and grant tracking.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Timely donation processing and gift acknowledgement
  • Management of LPV’s Donor Database- including accurate data entry, record maintenance and reporting.
  • Coordinate general fundraising activities, such as appeals, online campaigns, grant proposal writing, and foundation relations tracking.
  • Help coordinate fundraising events
  • Perform donor research and help coordinate donor solicitation campaigns
  • Manage and help implement social media fundraising plan (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) in collaboration with other staff
  • LPV website updating and general management
  • Other duties as requested


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and experience organizing events
  • Competence working with databases
  • Comfort with updating website content
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, databases, mail merges, and social media
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to work well with teams
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the Pioneer Valley
  • Ability to attend off-site meetings including occasional evening and weekend events; valid driver’s license


Leadership Pioneer Valley values collaboration, inclusivity, trust, and excellence.


The Development Associate is a part-time position with a salary commensurate to experience.  We do not provide benefits but do offer paid time off.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail by March 22 to:

Lora Wondolowski, Executive Director, lwondolowskiATleadershippv.org

LPV does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and disability in employment or the provision of services.