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A.I.M by Kyle Abraham
New York, New York, United States (hybrid)
13 days ago


Development Associate

Location: New York, NY / remote with weekly in-office work

Reports to: Director of Development

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt

Salary: $43,000-$48,000, commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: Open until filled; applications received by December 11 will be prioritized

Ideal Start Date: January 2022


A.I.M by Kyle Abraham seeks an ambitious, flexible, and creative Development Associate (DA) to support all aspects of its annual fundraising efforts, including individual giving, foundation and government grants, and special events. As the company is in a significant period of exciting growth, this position will play an integral role in A.I.M’s continued success and progression. The DA reports to the Director of Development (DoD), and manages the Development Intern.




  • Manage and update overall Development calendar, including grant deadlines, special event dates, and individual giving timelines
  • Oversee Development database (Network for Good), including inputting donations, generating donor acknowledgments, updating addresses and records, and recommending areas for innovation and improvement
  • Oversee donor crediting and listings for both individual and institutional supporters
  • Organize all Development mailings, including ordering mailing supplies, pulling mailing lists, and sending out letters
  • General office administration, including processing checks, receiving mail, and maintaining office mailboxes, and other responsibilities as assigned
  • Oversee A.I.M’s intern program, including recruitment, screening, and interviewing
  • Supervise Development Intern


Individual Giving

  • Steward and cultivate relationships with individual donors giving less than $1,000
  • Maintain individual giving budget
  • Track pledges and outstanding gifts in the development database
  • Generate and send all donor acknowledgment letters
  • Conduct ticketing outreach to local donors ahead of each tour engagement
  • Manage logistics for the end-of-year appeal mailing
  • Support DoD with the creation and design of decks, one-pagers, and proposals


Institutional Giving

  • Support DoD on all grant deadlines, including prepping applications, gathering supplemental materials, and ensuring timely submission 
  • Research new opportunities for institutional support
  • Track audience and participation numbers for grant reporting
  • Track gifts applicable for matching grant programs


Special Events

  • Coordinate the company’s ticket allotments for NYC seasons, including overseeing all ticket comps, seating guests, and facilitating ticket purchases with venues
  • Keep calendar of external galas and events
  • Support DoD in all matters of the annual fundraising gala, taking lead on the silent auction
  • Support DoD in the planning and implementation of donor cultivation events, including pre-show gatherings and open rehearsals 
  • Support DoD with the creation and design of sponsorship materials


Board of Directors

  • Support DoD with the creation of agendas and materials for Board committee meetings
  • Attend meetings and serve as secretary for the Board’s Cultivation and Development Committees
  • Update and maintain Board materials, including the Board book, annual compliance forms, and the annual Board self-assessment
  • Update letterhead with new Board members



  • 1-3 years experience in an arts administration or other administrative office environment; non-profit dance experience a plus
  • Experience with donor databases preferred
  • Design experience with the Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • A demonstrated commitment to the values of antiracism, equity, and inclusion
  • Willingness to work occasional evening and weekend events (compensated with overtime pay when applicable)
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (booster included, when eligible) or willing to receive vaccination for COVID-19


  • Have a passion for dance and the work of A.I.M and/or Kyle Abraham
  • Are excited about supporting art and artists through fundraising
  • Possess a keen attention to detail and organization
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Hold the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks at once
  • Are a creative problem solver with a mind for systems

We understand that it is not likely you will meet every qualification. We welcome applicants with varied backgrounds and different applications of skills. If you believe you can excel in this role, we encourage you to apply!

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66896046
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    New York, New York, United States
  • Company Name For Job: A.I.M by Kyle Abraham
  • Position Title: Development Associate
  • Job Function: Performing Arts - Dance,
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $43,000.00 - $48,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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