Development Assistant – San Francisco – Scion Nonprofit Staffing

Scion Nonprofit Staffing ( has been engaged to conduct a search for an Development Assistant for our client, a prestigious non-profit organization with many programs aimed at supporting families in Berkeley, CA. This full-time position is slated for 2 months with possibility of extension.

This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in furthering their career in Development!

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide general administrative and organizational support to the Development Team (Director of Development, Development Officer & Associate, Executive Director)
Manage all aspects of development database, including ongoing internet research for contact updates, data entry, processing contributions, gift acknowledgements, and generating regular donor reports
Coordinate development communications, including generating and mailing solicitation letters and social media communications with the clients supporters
Maintain up-to-date paper and electronic files on all aspects of development activities
Coordinate production of public relations materials, including annual report and monthly newsletters
Support the Development calendar of activities, including regular schedule of snail mail, email and social media communications to ongoing and potential supporters
Assist with special events planned by Development Team
Additional tasks as assigned by Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:
B.A. Degree; Associates Degree accepted with 2 years administrative or other similar experience
Detail-oriented with time-management, priority-setting, and organizational skills
Prior database management experience, specifically with DonorPerfect strongly preferred
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including extensive use of Excel
Excellent written communications skills
Professional demeanor and customer services skills
Ability to exercise diplomacy and tact in handling confidential and/or sensitive matters
Friendly, independent self-starter and outstanding team player
Flexible and able to work in a fast-changing environment
Commitment to clients social justice mission
Previous experience in non-profit fundraising preferred


For immediate consideration, please submit your resume as a Word (.doc or .docx) format attachment to Corey at We look forward to contacting potential-match applicants.

Scion Staffing is an award winning staffing firm headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Over the past few years, our firm has had the pleasure of successfully assisting hundreds of local employers. No matter the requisition or size, our track record and recruitment prowess has made us one of the top recruitment firms in California. Additional information about our firm and success can also be found online at, or in the 2010-2016 Business Times list of top staffing firms.

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider committed to not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief. We are committed to the principals of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.

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