Join Our Team


Application Deadline: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

General Position Overview:
Downtown Lynchburg Association is looking for a part-time Development and Administrative Assistant to manage the day-to-day fundraising and administrative functions of the organization. We are looking for someone who LOVES downtown, enjoys a fast-paced work environment, and can hit the ground running. This is a part-time 20-25 hours per week position.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly organized with effective time management skills
  • Extremely attentive to detail
  • Highly motivated and a collaborative team player
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently and to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in donor management software
  • Experience with email marketing, specifically MailChimp
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Valid driver's license, personal transportation

Principle Duties

  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence
  • Maintain individual and corporate donor files
  • Create fundraising reports
  • Conduct preliminary research on prospective donors and fundraising tactics
  • Write and distribute email, letters and forms
  • Order office supplies, maintain files, and assist with day-to-day operational needs

 Experience and Education Requirements

  • 2 years of development and/or administrative experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year institution preferred 

How to apply: Send your resume, cover letter, and at least three professional references to Applications will not be accepted without all three. No calls, please. 

About Downtown Lynchburg Association
Downtown Lynchburg Association a non-profit organization located in the heart of Lynchburg. Through marketing initiatives, public space improvements, business engagement programs, cultural events, and more, we have and will continue to contribute to the establishment of a strong and vibrant downtown district. Downtown Lynchburg Association continues to be the voice and ambassador for downtown Lynchburg, promoting the cultural resources and business community of downtown.