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Development Associate

The Marbridge Foundation is currently seeking to hire a Development Associate to join our Development team. The Development Associate reports to the VP of Development and is a full time, non-exempt, and hourly position. This position is a vital component to the health, safety, and well-being of Marbridge – providing support and collaboration with the team, the campus, and senior leadership.


Full-Time: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Occasionally the Development Associate will be called upon to work additional hours or odd schedules.


  • Manage the development donor database including all data entry, queries, mail merges, campaign management, customization, volunteer support, monitoring and maintenance of all pledges, keeping functional, clean, and non-duplicate records. Follow all processes and procedures regarding the donor database.
  • Complete oversight and development of timely tax/thank you letters along with monthly invoices for pledges
  • Aid and train staff on the donor database as needed
  • Prepare for and clean-up after events
  • Assist in updating small portions of the website as needed
  • Preparation for Board of Trustee’s meetings, including collection of reports, assembling Board booklets, distribution to members and staff, along with set-up and clean-up of refreshments and materials for meetings
  • Maintain all administrative duties as it relates to the Board of Trustees including minutes, new members, resolutions, terms, contact lists, and adhering to protection of any confidential information
  • As needed, assist in editing/proofreading marketing materials
  • Complete coordination and posting of quarterly employee service recognition awards
  • Receptionist duties as needed and assigned
  • Provide notary services for Marbridge business
  • Maintain a positive relationship with all donors, families, and community supporters through phone, email, and face-to-face
  • Primary solicitor for in-kind donations including completion of funding applications (digital and written) and proper record keeping as such
  • Conduct appropriate wealth analytic research
  • Participate, help organize, recruit, and follow-up with guests for monthly awareness (JAM Sessions), education sessions and other events



  • Associates degree with an emphasis in office management, database management, healthcare, fundraising, or related; or 2-3+ years related experience and/or training preferably in a Fundraising/Development office; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a CRM or similar database, preferably a donor database
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Suite, Outlook365, and a CRM and/or donor database
  • Proficient in word processing, database management, and computer skills
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects in a complex and fast-paced work environment
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Texas Driver’s License and clean driving record


  • Experience fundraising or working in an environment for a special needs population, healthcare, human services or similar
  • Experience and/or some training in fundraising, finance, office management, and/or special event planning
  • Knowledge of fundraising laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of the Benevon Model of Fundraising and bloomerang donor database
  • Knowledge of the needs of those who have cognitive or intellectual impairments, elderly, and/or people with disabilities

Competencies and Standards:

  • Transparent working environment
  • Maintains a professional appearance and behavior when in the office
  • Organized and exceptional attention to detail with proven time management skills and ability to use common sense and creative thinking skills; ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
  • Strong commitment to the mission, vision, values, and programs of Marbridge and the ability to convey that information
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be able to work effectively with strict timelines, on a schedule that requires working some weekends and evenings
  • Effective at managing time and multiple projects at the same time

About Marbridge

Marbridge is a long-term residential care facility for adults with intellectual disabilities, offering a full spectrum of services tailored to individual needs and abilities. Located in Manchaca, Texas (between Austin and Buda), we provide our residents with opportunities to learn, experience, and achieve a whole new life. Our residents lead busy lives, participating in any of our 150 classes offered on-site at our 200 acre campus. Each of our three communities — The Ranch, The Village, and The Villa — provide a different level of care, support, and guidance, all based on the needs and independence levels of the residents who call Marbridge home.

EEO Statement

Marbridge provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.