Development Associate (part time)

Job title: Development Associate (part time)
Organization: The First Step Home
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description

First Step Home is a very exciting place to work, which focuses on helping women with substance use disorder recover while they live together with their children.


  • Identify, qualify and solicit individual donors through research, data base technology and personal effort.
  • Assist in designing individual marketing strategies and execute strategies within donor data base, including seeking out and making connecting with potential new donors with Director of Development.
  • Research donors and cultivate, qualify, solicit and steward individual, planned giving and corporate donors.
  • Assertively seeks additional individual, planned giving and corporate funding sources and opportunities.
  • Assist in creating documents necessary for presentation and publication.
  • Increase and monitor donor base.
  • Assist with special events.
  • Develop timely and accurate reporting to funding partners and foundations.
  • Coordinate the receipt of donations and required thank you letters.
  • Compile Board update reports based on Donor Perfect data monthly.
  • Maintains pool of current and new individual donors for annual and other giving campaigns.
  • Pursue training necessary for enhancing skills
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, communications or related field.
  • Two year’s experience in fundraising/development for a non-profit agency or sales position in for profit world.
  • Knowledge of Donor Perfect or other fundraising software preferred.

Interested applicants should emailĀ rachel.lyon@firststephome.orgĀ