Growth and Development Associate

Our Measurable Impact

We teach adults from low-income and diverse communities how to code and help them get engineering jobs in tech. Our graduates go from making $18,000 to over $85,000 a year, going from poverty to the middle class. Graduates are hired at leading companies such as Pinterest, Kickstarter, IBM, Jet, JPMorgan Chase. Participants are representative of the diversity of the NYC community with over 50% women, 60% African American or Hispanic, and 50% immigrant, and 50% without a college education.


Best-in-class Partners & Team

C4Q is a social enterprise startup backed by leaders across technology, business, and philanthropy. We are supported by the Robin Hood Foundation, Google for Entrepreneurs, Blackstone, Salesforce, Guggenheim Partners, and BlackRock. Our volunteers include leading technologists and experts from companies such as Google, Facebook, Artsy, Dropbox, and LinkedIn.

Diversity of experiences, perspectives, skills, and cultures is core to our mission and team. Our staff brings expertise and leadership across multiple sectors and industries: graduates of Harvard Business School and Wharton; previous Bain & Company and Bridgewater Associates; experience launching the national #GivingTuesday campaign; and engineers from NYTimes, Uber, Google.

Opportunity for Growth

C4Q is a rapidly growing startup that’s scaling to make national impact. Founded in 2011, C4Q has doubled in budget and staff each year over the past 4 years. Just three years ago we had only two employees. We are currently a team of 20 and anticipate doubling our team to 40 this year. In addition to scaling funding and staff, we are investing in scaling complexity as we tackle important challenges in our community.

 

Culture and Values

C4Q Values

  • Giving Our All

  • Absolute Performance

  • Data-Driven, Human Judgment

In addition to our values, our characteristics bind our values and form the basis of our team and community.

C4Q Characteristics

  • Humility

  • Diversity

  • Growth

Position Summary

The Growth and Development Associate is a highly driven and resourceful individual who will help build our fundraising infrastructure and develop strategies to meet both our short-term and long-term fundraising goals. The Associate is organized, detail-oriented, and highly motivated in order to provide project management and administrative support to the Executive Director and Director of Capital and Growth for fundraising efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain fundraising calendar by preparing renewals, reports and other key memorandum in a timely and organized manner, including but not limited to formal fundraising proposals, Board meeting documents, Annual Report editorial components, and other solicitations

  • Assist with all aspects of annual events such as the C4Q Tech Bash, end of year appeals, and other fundraising events

  • Update and maintain fundraising records and donor database; run various reports, submit requests, and schedule meetings with various stakeholders

  • Work with Director of Capital and Growth to review fundraising reports and edit acknowledgement letters; draft other correspondence as needed

  • Create and maintain files using Microsoft Office suite and Google Docs

  • Conduct prospect research and maintain prospect files

  • Serve as point person for writing, production, design and project management of organizational communications, including newsletters and social media

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum one year of experience at a non-profit organization or tech startup, preferably in fundraising and development

  • Excellent writer and proofreader; attention to detail is a must

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Google Docs, Mailchimp, and other communications software

  • Outgoing personality, ability to work with multiple stakeholders from various backgrounds

  • Capacity to quickly learn new skillsets and grow with the organization

  • Ability to work with limited supervision

  • Strong work ethic

  • Strong mission and values alignment with C4Q, and interest in technology

 

We offer a competitive salary, health, dental, and vision benefits. Interested?