Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Development Associate in Culver City, California


  • Maintain and manage computerized database of research records, including design and export of queries and reports, plus the importing and refreshing of data.
  • Maintain and manage solicitor lists within the development database.
  • Analyze and provide patterns of giving for use by the CEO, the VP, Development and other Development staff.
  • Produce customized reports using donor database and Excel for Board (and other staff as requested).
  • Perform quality control of the database by ensuring the standardization of data and coding and developing systems and processes.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the donor database through regular cleanup of data.
  • Utilize the donor database to capture donor relationships, actions and notes.
  • Conduct reactive and proactive research on individual prospective donors in support of the Agency’s fundraising efforts and compile biographical and financial profiles.
  • Assists with the preparation, mailing and tracking of donor thank you letters and other donor recognition activities.
  • Compile data for direct mailing.
  • Inputs data into computerized donor database; does research and prepares reports to support targeted appeals and other components of the department’s annual plan.
  • Sets up and maintains various files for department.


  • Bachelor's degree desired along with 2+ years of database management experience. Will accept equivalent years of experience for education.
  • A working knowledge of development practices in a nonprofit environment, preferably including experience in an organization providing direct human services.
  • Very effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated personal computer skills with expertise in Microsoft Excel.
  • Superior writing skills including editing for content, style and grammar.
  • Experience with donor software preferred.
  • Current California driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Agency's insurance carrier.

Candidates must be able to clear all criminal background checks in order to qualify for this position.

Requisition Number: 16-0170

Post Date: 8/12/2016

Title: Development Associate

Full Time/Part Time: FT/Non-Exempt - Hourly

Division: Development

Pay Frequency: Semi-Monthly

City: Culver City

State: CA