Cancer Support Community North Texas

Open Positions


Cancer Support Community North Texas in Dallas, TX is accepting applications for a full time Development Associate.  The Development Associate is responsible for assisting in and supporting fundraising operations.



  • Assist the Development Director with preparing for donor visits and meetings by creating collateral material packets.
  • Enter database entries on behalf of the development team.
  • Manage development department calendar.
  • Assist the development team in event and fundraising mailings, such as, creating and managing mailing lists, preparing and executing mail merges, etc.
  • Prepare weekly and six-month donor appreciation letters and thank you notes for Development Director and CEO.
  • Assistance with other development events, meetings, plans, as required.


  • Work closely with Database Coordinator and development team to proactively manage donor records to ensure accurate tracking of all donor activities.
  • Assist the development team in creating and managing database reports that support fundraising and stewardship initiatives.
  • Conduct research on prospects or donors and document this research in the database and in Microsoft office applications like Word and Excel.
  • Create accurate and comprehensive donor profiles.
  • Produce Monthly Revenue Report for Development Director and CEO.
  • Work closely with development team to ensure major donor lists and communications are current.


  • Assist the development team in preparing for and managing special events, such as, drafting event timelines and assisting with vendor relations.
  • Manage event communications process, such as, confirmations, changes in event details, etc.
  • Create and manage donor attendee profiles before an event.
  • Organize event collateral, such as, event signage, programs, name tags, seating cards, place cards, etc.
  • Assist with managing all travel and hospitality arrangements for talent.
  • Assist with day-of event execution from beginning to end.
  • Assist with following up on vendor invoices and payments and post-event reports.
  • Manage master event calendar.


  • Maintain development inventory, such as, mailing collateral, event supplies, office supplies.
  • Must be able to work evening and weekends, as required.
  • Assist with cross-departmental event support, as needed.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


  • An undergraduate degree in related field.
  • Exceptional customer service and written/expressive communication skills.
  • Confident with written, phone and face-to-face interactions with high-profile individuals.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented in order to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to timely execute accurate data reports that support fundraising and stewardship initiatives.
  • Flexible and adaptable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team and independently, with little supervision.
  • Able to diplomatically discern work priorities, problem solve, make decisions and meet critical deadlines.
  • Professional interpersonal and social skills suitable to working with wide range of stakeholders.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and insurance required for assignments/activities that involve work outside of the office.
  • Must maintain a clean driving record.


Please email your resume and a cover letter summarizing professional accomplishments and qualifications relative to the position to


  • Competitive Pay
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

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