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Development Officer
All Stars Project, Inc

San Francisco, CA

Development Officer

Full Time Non-Exempt

ASP of San Francisco Bay Area  

The All Stars Project transforms the lives of youth and poor communities using the developmental power of performance, in partnership with caring adults.  All Stars is a pioneer of “involvement philanthropy,” which is focused on creating a direct and personal connection and partnership between individual and corporate donors and the inner-city young people participating in our programs.

Join the 35-year-old successful and growing national nonprofit organization with an innovative and successful approach to fighting poverty. 

Job Summary

The Development Officer is a key member of a dynamic team that is responsible for carrying out the All Stars’ “involvement philanthropy” model in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

The Development Officer will participate in the annual campaign, provide support in solicitations for the President’s Committee ($1K+ giving circle), and assist in ticket and table sales for the annual benefit luncheon. 

The Development Officer will be responsible for the operational components of ASPSFBA fundraising activities, including donor stewardship (acknowledgements, communications, donor reports and proposals), information capture and management (Raiser’s Edge), production of board meetings and special events, meetings with major gift donors, prospects, and meetings and events with corporate partners and corporate volunteers.

The Development Officer reports to the Executive Director, who serves as ASPSFBA’s chief development officer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate specific elements of the Annual Campaign, including telemarketing campaign set up, scheduling and supporting volunteer fundraisers, participating in telemarketing shifts to update donors and soliciting renewed and increased gifts, including for the President’s Committee.
  • Assist with annual benefit sales and production, including producing solicitations and communications for board members, honorees, co-chairs and committee members, participating in follow up calls for tickets and gifts, securing and confirming guest lists, and helping to produce and train youth hosts, event volunteers.
  • Support the development of individual and corporate relationships and involvement in program activities, including Back to School “field trips” for donors to community talent shows, group networking sessions, and other opportunities for professional adults to volunteer.
  • Coordinate activities for fundraising and programs, including donor meeting preparation, proposals, e-newsletters, social media posts, events and activities that build relationships and conversations between and among donors and prospective donors.
  • Track pledges and gifts in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Manage gift acknowledgement processes.
  • Write correspondence, proposals, and reports as needed.
  • Function as the local “super-user” of Raiser’s Edge software
  • Respond to additional requests and special projects from the Executive Director, and City Leader


  • Strong administrative skills including use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
  • High proficiency in business use of social media tools, including Mail Chimp, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong project management skills to produce quality results in a timely manner.
  • Proven capacity to apply independent judgment in planning, prioritizing, and organizing multiple tasks in a diversified work load.
  • Understanding of poverty-related issues and a commitment to creating educational and developmental opportunities for inner-city youth in outside of school contexts. Eagerness to be part of a disruptive innovation in these areas.
  • Ability to learn and articulate the All Stars mission and strategies to a broad range of people.
  • Comfortable working in a small-office and entrepreneurial environment.
  • 1-3 years fundraising experience, including working with directly donors and volunteers.
  • Flexibility in schedule. Evenings and weekends required for phone shifts, special events, and other activities.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package.

Send cover letter and resume with minimum salary requirements to  Please indicate “SF Development Officer” in the subject line of your email for fastest consideration.  


Deadline: 11-30-2016

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