Part-time Development Associate (UM #1718-38) | American Lung Association

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Part-time Development Associate (UM #1718-38)

City: St. Paul

State: Minnesota

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Development Associate (Part-Time, 14 hrs/wk) to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest Region. Working as a member of the Development Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission:  to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy. 

In this role, you will assist with all assigned aspects related to supporting the administrative and customer service needs of fundraising activities. Responsibilities include data entry, donation acknowledgement, providing customer service to donors and event participants, and event communications & logistics.


  • Process and acknowledge the donations, and complete necessary bank deposits and database documentation, for the following: Workplace Giving, Matching Gifts, Individual and Foundation, Miscellaneous donations, and special event donations and payments.
  • Manage the utilization of ALA databases and e-commerce platforms, Convio & ROI, serving as location lead on ROI. Work with the development staff to increase special event participation and revenue.
    Serve as liaison for customer service for special event participants, volunteers and sponsors. Recruit and train event day volunteers.
  • Support the implementation of special event communications and logistics.
  • Support Local Leadership Board meetings, activities and communications.
  • Serve as location lead for the development of event websites and content updates, utilizing ALA best practices, software and guidelines. 
  • Coordinate the implementation of e-communications, mailings and donor acknowledgements.
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications department in the creation of special events promotional materials.
  • Support office management needs including office equipment maintenance and reporting, facility maintenance and vendor relationships, needs for in-office meetings, and managing office supply inventories and ordering.
  • Complete special projects as assigned by the Development Director, or Executive Director.


  • Bachelor's Degree in marketing or related field preferred.
  • One or two years of fundraising experience preferred with proven experience recruiting and coordinating volunteers.
  • Superb organizational and time management skills with an excellent attention to detail and follow through in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong computer skills with website communication, social media and database systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
  • Familiarity with InDesign and Convio helpful.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A team player with a positive attitude; comfortable working with all levels of staff.
  • Flexibility to work occasional irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights possible.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (event supplies)
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 


To apply please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include job title in subject of email):

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


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