Development Assistant

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition is seeking an energetic Development Assistant to support our Development Team. The Assistant will support the organization’s fundraising efforts with a focus on donor records management and reporting, donor research and fundraising. The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail, communication skills and be committed to building and cultivating meaningful external and internal relationships. This position is based in Washington, D.C and USGLC has a hybrid work environment.

At USGLC, we are committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion among staff, volunteers, partners, and programs.

Key Responsibilities:

Donor Records Management and Reporting (30%)

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and up to date donor records and serving as Development team liaison to USGLC’s data team.
  • Responsible for managing all Development related processes and procedures for gift processing and data entry in the organization’s CRM.
  • Design and generate donor reports and dashboards for development, finance and executive team decision-making.
  • Regularly track outstanding pledges and coordinate with appropriate development team member for follow-up.
  • Generate donor data and lists throughout the year for donor solicitation and stewardship activities.
  • Coordinate with Communications to ensure all donor lists are up-to-date on a regular basis and serve as Development department liaison on donor communication products.

Donor and Prospect Research (30%)

  • Serve as lead data analyst for the development team responsible for researching prospects and current donors.
  • Make recommendations to Development team for donor engagement based on prospecting analysis.
  • Prepare all memos and briefing materials for Development and Executive engagement with prospective and current donors.

Fundraising (30%)

  • Manage a portfolio of General Member-level, the entry level membership level at USGLC.
  • Draft and support Development Director in fundraising appeals and renewal letters and conduct any related follow-up.

Donor Stewardship (10%)

  • Support the Development Department in managing member and donor stewardship events as needed, including the organization’s Annual Tribute Dinner.

Position Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have minimum of a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent amount of experience in a similar function in lieu of educational qualifications. The position requires 2 years of experience working in fundraising or business development, attention to detail, data analysis experience, and the ability to manage multiple, competing priorities. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required. Understanding of CRM databases as well as electronic collaboration tools – Zoom, MS Teams, Google sheets etc. Knowledge of and passion for the organization’s mission is preferred.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please reference “Development Assistant” in the email subject.  Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.


Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave and federal holidays.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.