NDLON is hiring!

We’re looking for one new people to join our fundraising team. Team members must enjoy working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment and share our commitment to creating inclusion and equality for hard-working people and their families.

  1. Development Associate: a talented and enthusiastic person for our development team to assist with a range of activities related to fundraising, record management and general development work.

If this is you, or someone you know, we encourage you to apply by July 31, 2018. Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@ndlon.org. More detailed job descriptions are below (click job to expand).


Position: Full time, non-exempt

Salary: Competitive DOE
Location: Pasadena, CA
Closing Date: July 31, 2018


The Development Associate is responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the development department. Reporting to the Co-Director of Development, the Development Associate will be responsible for processing all gifts, ensuring prompt gift acknowledgment, maintaining the fundraising and grant tracking database, running reports and queries, and grant research. Individual must be detail-oriented and embrace and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


Grant and Foundation Relations Support

  • Manage grant tracking system, ensuring that grant submission and reporting deadlines are met
  • Requesting, compiling, and organizing materials for grant applications and reports (e.g. financial statements, budgets, etc.)
  • Assist Co-Director of Development as needed in communicating with internal staff on information needed for grant reports
  • Conduct ongoing grant research

Individual Donor Relations Support

  • Manage donor database and infrastructure, including overseeing donations, gift and donor entry and query and report building
  • Timely administration of donor acknowledgement letters
  • Conduct current and prospective donor research

General Administrative Duties

  • Schedule meetings as needed (internal staff/external funder meetings)


  • Minimum of one year of administrative experience, preferably at a nonprofit or social justice organization
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform duties
  • Proficiency with a variety of software, including Excel and fundraising databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to gather and synthesize data
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and creativity
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse setting

Please send a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in NDLON’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, along with your resume, by email to jobs@ndlon.org. Use Development Associate as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Please do not send duplicate materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You must have all materials requested and follow instructions provided above to be considered. No phone calls, please.

NDLON is an equal opportunity employer; people of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. NDLON does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ethnic background, religion, political orientation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other protected class.