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Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:21 AM

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Job description

C4Q seeks a Growth & Development Officer to help craft the direction and lead fundraising efforts for our startup nonprofit. We're looking for a highly driven and resourceful individual to build our fundraising infrastructure and develop strategies to meet both our short-term and long-term fundraising goals.

Our mission driven organization is unique in the diversity and scope of projects: building community through tech events; developing Access Code, an accessible tech education program; creating a long-term urban development plan for tech growth in Queens. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with the ability to navigate through multiple disciplines and a strong desire to build community.


Support the Executive Director and Tech Community Builder in growing fundraising base from corporations, foundations, and individual supporters

Manage and build upon existing relationships with foundation, government, and individual supporters

Prepare, submit and manage grant proposals to governmental agencies and private foundations, including letters and budgets based on specified deadlines

Responsible for grant compliance for City, State, Federal contracts as well as corporate and foundation funders

Create and drive important annual events such as the C4Q Tech Bash, end of year appeals, and other fundraising events

Spearhead and manage prospecting and research efforts of new potential funders

Lead volunteers and development staff as the organization grows

Manage all scheduling and communications for fundraising efforts

Maintain detailed records of all fundraising efforts

Develop metrics and collect data on fundraising efforts


At least three to four years of experience with grant writing and non-profit fundraising
Excellent writing skills with ability to write clear, structured, and persuasive proposals that fit the mission of the organization, and suit the needs of foundations, corporations, government entities, and other fundraising sources
Excellent attention to detail and record keeping
Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills, comfort building financial models, and skill working with data sets
Demonstrated leadership for growing team and volunteers
Able to juggle multiple projects across different disciplines under tight deadlines
Able to reprioritize, shift energies, and quickly adjust to shifting timelines while maintaining momentum
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Google Docs, Mailchimp, and other communications software
Outgoing personality, ability to work with multiple stakeholders from various backgrounds
Ability to work with limited supervision
Strong mission and values alignment with C4Q, and interest in technology

How to apply

Please send your resume and a brief statement about your interest to The title of the email should be "Application for Growth & Development Officer - [Your Name]".

• Location: Long Island, 3100 47th Ave, Suite 1105

• Post ID: 51351550 newyork is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.