Development Associate

New York, United States · Growth


ioby seeks a Development Associate based in Brooklyn, NY. The Development Associate will play a critical role in cultivating and supporting ioby’s nationwide community of citizen leaders. Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the Grants Manager, this team member will work to build a critical source of unrestricted funding for a growing organization, poised for impact. Responsibilities will include individual gifts, Board gives / gets, partnership development and employee matched gifts. For the right candidate, this position is an exciting opportunity to shape the growth of a mission-driven, community-based tech startup while contributing to a broad movement of citizen-led neighborhood development. There is a lot of room to advance your career at ioby.

We’re looking for a person who is highly responsive, discreet, obsessively detail oriented, capable of finding solutions on their own, and tenaciously driven to reach aggressive goals. You should be unafraid of talking about money and giving, and personally fulfilled doing a combination of administrative tasks (25%), database management (30%), customer service (30%) and strategic planning (15%). To do this job well, you should be capable of weighing tradeoffs and prioritizing ongoing deadlines against new urgency, based on new information daily; capable of working alone and with other team members equally; able to build relationships with a range of stakeholders; be customer oriented; and find creative systems solutions to work for different groups of people. To thrive at ioby, you believe in the power of resident-led action in making change, and are committed to racial and economic justice.

Extraordinary candidates will have experience managing up to C-level staff, and experience working in an anti-racist organization.

Women, people of color and LGBT people are always strongly encouraged to apply.

ioby is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. ioby’s organizational policies, practices, programs, activities and decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, volunteerism, internships and other terms and conditions of employment or voluntary service shall not be based on a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, source of income, parental status, housing status, or other protected status, in accordance with applicable law.

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This job is based at ioby’s Brooklyn office. ioby’s regular business hours are 9-6pm Monday through Friday, but this job will require occasional work outside regular business hours. ioby is a startup: You’ll be expected to bring new ideas, strategies, revise your work on short timelines and bring an attitude of continuous improvement and a culture of innovation.


Candidates for this position must have the following work experience.

Extraordinary candidates will have these qualifications.


This is a full-time position, with a salary range of $45,000 - $60,000, and includes a generous benefit package, including full coverage for health, eye and dental, a minimum of 28 personal days, and an attractive "Whole Person" policy.

Apply by June 23, 2017. No calls, please.

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