Development Associate

  • Full Time
  • Windham County
  • $19.00-$21.00 USD / Hour

Website Windham County Humane Society

The Associate collaborates with the Executive Director to execute WCHS’s communication, marketing, fundraising, and donor-relations activities.

Communications & Marketing

Create, coordinate, edit, build, and distribute content to support WCHS’ programs and initiatives, including appeals, e-newsletters, program alerts, automated/triggered messages, press releases, and event promotions.

Develop and oversee specific sustainable “online” fundraising programs or projects. Market and communicate about WCHS programs and services.

Execute and oversee WCHS’s presence on all social media platforms (Including Hootsuite, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube).


Partner with the Board, volunteers, and staff on WCHS’s more prominent fundraisers to ensure their success through planning, logistical support, and participation in the day-of activities.

Develop and execute online fundraisers like online auctions, 50/50, etc.

Contact companies or organizations for gift cards, auction items, or sponsorships.

Assist with the Business Sponsorship program, including solicitation and managing deliverables.

Donor Database Use & Management

Proficient in the donor database (DonorSnap) to accurately enter gifts (including in-kind, sponsorships, pledges, fees, and grants), update records, generate donor acknowledgments, and run/create reports.

Able to set up a campaign, appeal, and batch codes in DonorSnap to track where money comes into the organization. This includes building various forms in DonorSnap.

Qualifications and Skills

3+ years’ related experience, including 2+ years of marketing, design, and content creation required.

Strong working knowledge of Google Suite, digital communication software, Graphic Design programs, social media, and web platforms.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter that specifies your expected hourly wage to [email protected].

WCHS benefits for full-time employees include generous paid time off, access to a 403B plan, and a monthly healthcare stipend.


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