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Company: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Description:

The Brown University Division of Advancement seeks qualified applicants for the position of Development Associate.

This individual provides administrative support, as well as writing, editing, prospect research, and data administrative support (in the Phenix and COEUS systems) for the entire Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) team. The position's overall purpose is to provide support for research, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate and foundation prospects in support of Corporate and Foundation Relations' fundraising goals.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience (non-profit administration, development, sales, customer relations, university support), or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a higher education or non-profit setting is highly desirable. Experience with database systems and/or writing/editing/proofreading skills highly desirable.  

Job Competencies

Excellent analytical, data management and problem-solving skills.

Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to balance multiple priorities and solve problems independently.

Advanced knowledge and ability to use Windows environment, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Experience using a relational database and facility in advanced spreadsheet functions like pivot tables, macros, etc. is preferred.

Demonstrable writing/editing/proofreading skills, with an interest in and ability to communicate clearly and persuasively about research and learning in a higher education and/or healthcare setting.

Candidates must demonstrate a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check and education check satisfactory to Brown.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their applications.

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Job Posting Title:

Corporate and Foundation Relations Associate




Grade 8

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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