Position Overview

Development associates work in a support role to provide assistance to a development director within a company.

Their basic job is to ensure that all work is managed in a smooth way as they maintain specialized databases and perform other development related administrative activities.

Here is a sample resume for someone wishing to work in this capacity.

Related: Cover Letter for Development Associate Resume


Development Associate Resume Sample


Nina Nathanial

1022 Parker Road, Brookline, NH 53433
(999) 999-9009, Email

 Development Associate

• 3+ years’ dedicated development work in a non-profit organization
• Highly skilled in implementing grant management programs to determine interests
• In depth knowledge of cultivation, solicitation and identifying benefactors
• Hands on experience in managing fundraising activities and event management

• Acquired the total amount of grant proposed for the year 2011 for benefactor benefit
• Formulated and implemented development strategies to manage fundraising activities

January 2013 – Present
LEAD USA – Brookline, NH
Development Associate
• Assist in researching opportunities for grant acquisition
• Draft grant proposals and maintain grant proposals
• Maintain corporate and individual donor files
• Handle administrative details
• Prepare media materials and donor kits
• Assist with management of annual budget expenses and revenue data

Brookline University – Brookline, NH – 2009
Master’s Degree in Business Administration

• Outstanding analytic and problem solving skills
• Excellent client orientation and communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Exceptional organizational skills