Development Associate- Funds Development

The Children's Clinic - Long Beach, CA4.0


Job Description

The Children’s Clinic, Serving Children & Their Families (TCC)seeks a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills for the Development Associate (Fund Development)position. Working closely with the Director of Development & Communications, this position will help with the day-to-day operations of TCC’s fundraising programs. This position is ideal for a deadline-driven, detail-oriented, and well- organized development professional.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain donor records in the donor database, including ongoing updates to donor and prospect constituent records, entering financial gift information and creating financial reports.
  • Handle calls from major donors and provide courteous donor services support to include answering gift inquiries and assisting with gift-related issues.
  • Assist with the production of materials related to funding development, including background research, gift acknowledgments, stewardship reports, and letters to donors.
  • Maintain the development communications calendar and assist with the preparation and processing of in-house mailings.
  • Work with Director of Development & Communications to help plan and execute logistics for donor cultivation and recognition events.
  • Participate in planning and implementing special events.
  • Conduct research to help identify new corporate prospects for events.
  • Support the Development team with event sponsorship tracking, guest list tracking, invoice/payment process, check requests, etc.
  • Support event sponsor recognition and major donor recognition process.
  • Provide miscellaneous event support such as gift-in-kind tracking and solicitation, event supply inventory and event set-up and preparation.
  • Provide executive and development staff support for donor visits, including donor/marketing materials, hosting tours / attend check presentations, as requested.
  • Track cultivation, stewardship and solicitation activity for donors and prospects.
  • Assist with cultivation, solicitation and recognition programs for the organization's donors.
  • Support the Director in scheduling meetings and other assignments as needed.


  • A minimum of two-three years’ work experience preferably at a nonprofit organization or in the field of fundraising/development, marketing or communications.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT is required.
  • A high degree of computer literacy as well as experience with Microsoft Office suite (Word and Excel in particular).
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to maintain donor files and routinely handle confidential donor information.
  • Must have the demonstrated ability to think strategically, problem solve and manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Must have a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication and the ability to work cooperatively with others in a team-oriented work environment.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed to meet deadlines and manage workflow.
  • Must have a strong interest in the organization's mission and be able to work effectively in teams and across organizational lines, as well as manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Candidate must be a great team player, possessing flexibility, good follow-through, and outstanding diplomatic and interpersonal skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience working with Raiser’s Edge NXT.
  • Experience implementing fund development and marketing strategies.
  • Experience working effectively with a variety of constituencies including, but not limited to volunteers, donors and potential donors.
  • Experience working in an office setting.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic, organized and self-directed.
  • Ability to work well with different skill sets and personal styles.


  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 401k with Employer contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • United PetCare Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - 22.9 days per year

The Children’s Clinic, "Serving Children and Their Families" (TCC), was founded in 1939 by a group of physicians and community leaders who recognized the importance of access to healthcare for all children, particularly those who are from low-income families and who are at risk for health problems. Since then, TCC has grown from offering weekly well-child care to daily, full-service health care with primary care services for children, adolescents, and adults. TCC is known as a unique leader in the greater Long Beach community, addressing disparities in health by providing quality care for the under-served of all ages, offering them a true “medical home”.

The Children’s Clinic is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Funds Development: 2 years (Required)
  • Raiser's Edge NXT: 2 years (Required)
  • Healthcare: 1 year (Required)
  • Marketing Strategy: 2 years (Required)
  • Administrative Support: 2 years (Required)
  • Non-profit: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)