Details for Development Associate

West Central Initiative (WCI) is
seeking a Development Associate.
The Development Associate works
with the Director of Development to
create and implement a strategic and
comprehensive Master Fundraising
Plan that supports the philanthropic
and planning mission of West Central
Initiative, working with the development and planning teams
and president to support annual and ongoing fundraising
Primary responsibilities of the Development Associate
• Assisting the Director of Development in creating
fundraising strategies.
• Developing and cultivating relationships with individual
• Meeting with attorneys, accountants, trust officers, and
others to promote planned giving through WCI.
• Assisting with donor-focused presentations and outreach.
• Partnering with the development team on all fundraising
campaigns, including the annual fund and endowment.
• Assisting with grants research and grant writing.
• Working with the communications team on messaging to
promote planning, philanthropy, and the mission of WCI.
A bachelor’s degree is preferred in English, marketing,
communications or a related field and three years of
professional fundraising experience.
For the foreseeable future, all WCI employees are working
remotely. However, building and maintaining relationships
through in-person meetings is vital to this role.
For more information about the position, visit
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to
or mail it to PO Box 318, Fergus Falls, MN, 56538-0318.
The deadline to apply is February 1.