Seasonal Development Assistant

Glen Rock, New Jersey, United States Part-time

Charity Navigator has an opening for a Seasonal Development Assistant working in our Bergen County, New Jersey office.This entry-level position is an ideal opportunity for a college grad to gain experience with the nonprofit sector and office work in a relaxed and supportive environment. This is a freelance position, without benefits, that will provide assistance to a small fundraising team at the busiest time of year.


Key Responsibilities:

The seasonal development assistant will serve as an introductory and vital part of our Development Team. This outstanding candidate will have the opportunity to participate in fundraising processes which include:

  • data entry,
  • database (CRM) management,
  • intermediate excel processes,
  • mail mergers,
  • and customer service.


Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communications skills and be proficient with all contemporary office technology. The ideal candidate will be energetic, positive, dependable, and possess a strong work ethic.


  • A passion for the mission of Charity Navigator.
  • Bachelor degree required.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Excel required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or Google Suite required.
  • Ability to self-motivate as well as work as a member of a high performing team.
  • Must adhere to Charity Navigator’s Values.


Status:  This is a non-exempt position and eligible for overtime. Salary is paid on a bi-weekly basis in accordance with Charity Navigator’s standard payroll practices for employees.