Development Associate Resume Sample [+Highlights, Skills, Job Description]

Updated on: March 30, 2020
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Development Associate Resume Sample

Barry Cole
6 Megan Street, Chandler, AZ 23251
(000) 854-1201
bcole @ email . com


• 11+ years’ experience in identifying funding sources, handling donor cultivation and establishing timelines for successful development of specific funding proposals
• Highly skilled in building ongoing relationships with program officers to handle issues in targeted fundraising initiatives
• Qualified to establish timelines and work distribution for successful development of specific funding proposals
• Exceptionally well-versed in developing strategic fundraising activities incorporating targeted funders and timelines
• Effectively facilitates the development of relationships with funders through outreach programs
• Special talent for overseeing and coordinating effective reporting activities and oversight of timely deliverables


• Timelines Establishment• Budget Handling
• Materials Development• Outreach Programs
• Corporate Giving• Social Media
• Email Marketing• Opportunity Identification

• Obtained 76% of the required funding for a large development project from one source, through extensive outreach work.
• Maintained liaison with 32 funders internationally, the biggest portfolio anyone has had in the company till date.
• Coordinated the logistics of a large outreach program, comprising of 85 participants, which was deemed highly successful.
• Developed a great variety of fundraising materials, based on which most outreach programs are created now.


Development Associate
Wipfli, Chandler, AZ (6/2012 – Present)
• Perform research to discover potential funders for specific program initiatives
• Develop strategic funding strategies that incorporate targeted funders and timelines
• Facilitate relationship development with funders through presentations and seminars
• Establish achievable deadlines and assist in the development of funding proposals

Development Associate
AA Company, Chandler, AZ (1/2011 – 6/2012)
• Oversaw budget development activities and track funding awards
• Provided effective tools and resources for the advancement of each assigned project
• Maintained grant schedules and persuasively communicate the organization’s mission and programs to funders
• Developed and implement strategies to handle event management activities such as outreach programs and fundraising activities

Development Intern
WWF, Chandler, AZ (2/2010 – 6/2012)
• Researched avenues to discover potential donors and contacted them to pitch the company’s mission
• Assembled information and materials for grant proposals and reports
• Crafted language for gift acknowledgments and email solicitations
• Coordinated efforts to organize events such as fundraisers and outreach programs
• Assisted in drafting proposals and provided, tracking funds and reporting timelines

Chandler College, Chandler, AZ – 2009
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications