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Project Associate

The Project Associate is an essential full-time member of our team and is responsible for providing project support to multiple clients while assisting KG Consulting in general office management.  A successful candidate will have some fundraising or project management experience and be excited to work in a fast-paced work environment, proficiently handling multiple tasks simultaneously. We pride ourselves on excellent work and having fun. 

SAMPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Client Management (60%)

  •    Track and monitor client activities. Set agendas and ensure follow-up items from meetings are distributed and acted on.
  •    Assist in drafting development plans and producing written materials for clients as needed.
  •    Conduct extensive research on prospective funding opportunities for clients including, foundations, corporations, and individual donors; draft prospective donor profiles and briefings and develop prospect lists.
  •    • Create and organize development materials for clients, including templates, spreadsheets, and reports.
  •    • Compile notes and data from informational stakeholder interviews, weekly client calls, and events.
  •    Assist on client events as needed, including in-person and virtual engagements.
  •    • Respond to client and prospective client inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  •    • Utilize various CRM databases and track workflow.
  •    Ensure that project tasks are completed in a timely manner, including organizing and managing up to senior team members ensuring their responsibilities are completed.

Office Management (40%)

  •    • Manage Principal and Vice President’s schedules and appointment requests.
  •    • Assist in client billing, expenses, and contracts.
  •    • Manage firm website, branded materials, and database (PipeDrive).
  •    • Maintain relationships with firm vendors, office resources, and off-site meeting prep.
  •    • Organize Principal and Vice President’s work-related travel.
  •    • Support internship process (including workflow and trainings).

Required Qualifications

  •    Bachelor’s degree required. 
  •    • 2 years of relevant work experience or an advanced degree with 1 year of related experience.
  •    • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  •    • Ability to support multiple projects successfully and work well on multiple deadlines in tandem.
  •    • Excellent customer-service skills, detail-oriented, and dependable.
  •    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills.
  •    Strong virtual communication and collaboration: Efficiency and comfort with MS Office Suite, Google Suite and Zoom
  •    Grace under pressure.
  •    Sense of humor.
  •    Strong commitment to the progressive movement.

LOCATED IN: Washington, D.C. Due to increased COVID risks, KG Consulting is operating remotely and will return to the office full-time when possible.

SALARY: $50,000-$55,000 with a comprehensive benefits package. 

To Apply

Please send resume to: jobs@kgconsulting.us.

KG Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.