Job Opening: Development Associate


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  • July 31, 2019

Development Associate — Full Time Position  (New York, NY)

The National Association of Scholars is seeking a full-time development associate to assist with fundraising, grant-writing, and donor research. The position will be based in NAS's New York headquarters. Successful candidates will demonstrate initiative, attention to detail, and solid writing ability.

Reports to: Director of Development


  • Process donations and memberships
  • Record data in fundraising database
  • Assist with prospect research
  • Collaborate with NAS staff on development projects
  • Draft correspondence to foundations, major donors, and others
  • Correspond with donors and members
  • Process membership requests


  • Desire to further NAS’s mission to improve higher education
  • Strong writing and editing ability
  • Attentive to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Takes initiative
  • Thorough in research
  • Creative
  • Professional in correspondence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

The position will pay $45,000 annually with competitive benefits and insurance. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two professional references to Chris Kendall at [email protected].

About the NAS: The National Association of Scholars (NAS) is a non-profit higher education reform organization. NAS works to improve American higher education by supporting rigorous intellectual standards, academic freedom, and institutional transparency in colleges and universities.

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