Development and Marketing Associate (107 views)

Los Angeles, CA
June 22, 2018 2018-08-21
Job Description

Location: Koreatown, Los Angeles, California 90010

Status: Full-time Exempt

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Fund Development, the Fund Development & Marketing Associate will support ACOF’s fundraising initiatives, online and social media marketing, and special events.

Essential Duties:

Donor Stewardship

  • Process donations, utilizing donor software, quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
  • Create database reports as needed.

Multi-Channel Marketing

  • Write stories for external and internal newsletters.
  • Assist in development/writing annual report.
  • Stay current with best social media practices to communicate with internal and external constituents.
  • Develop monthly creative content schedule for all social media pages and website
  • Execute social media campaigns in support of marketing initiatives.
  • Provide/coordinate photography for events/volunteer activities as needed.
  • Work with Graphic Design/Web Consultant on all projects (annual report, brochures, etc.).
  • Assist in Public Relations activities as needed.

Special Events

  • Assist in the planning and execution of events including annual fundraiser.
  • Participate in community outreach and exhibiting opportunities.


  • Work efficiently within established timelines and budgets to deliver on-target results.
  • Maintain and/or prepare information for media kits.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Fund Development.


To perform effectively in this position, the Fund Development & Marketing Associate must have:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related fields
  • Two years of work experience in marketing, event management, and/or fundraising.
  • Two years of donor database management.
  • Two years of social media management including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Hootsuite.
  • Two years of experience utilizing InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and/or other design programs.
  • Access to personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF’s.
  • Possession of a Valid California driver license.
  • Ability to meet California state law insurance requirements and ACOFs insurance requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field.
  • Working knowledge of effective marketing and branding strategies within the affordable housing and community development field and how to communicate to a broad audience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; good public presentation skills.
  • Strong time management and the ability to juggle multiple goals and priorities, often under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team;
  • A sense of humor.
  • Proficiency in PC applications of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Microsoft Publisher and Internet navigation.
  • Experience with Google Analytics.

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