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The Bonner Group
washington, DC, United States
10 days ago
The Bonner Group
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
10 days ago



The Bonner Group, a progressive Democratic political fundraising firm, is seeking a self-motivated, organized and enthusiastic individual to join the team as an Account Assistant. This position will be responsible for working with the Bonner Group’s clients, supporting the team in developing fundraising strategy and managing its day-to-day implementation in a hands-on, collaborative and proactive manner. The Account Assistant will be responsible for implementing fundraising plans and major gifts campaigns through prospect research, individual donor cultivation and solicitation, event planning and other activities as required. This is an excellent opportunity for creative, entrepreneurial individuals to gain valuable experience fundraising for a diverse clientele that includes national and international advocacy, think tank/policy, development, and media organizations.

Responsibilities: Collaborate with Account Executives in the implementation of strategic fundraising plans. Support the cultivation and solicitation of major gifts. Research and explore new sources of individual and foundation funding. Identify, cultivate and sustain individual donors through scheduling one-on-one meetings, phone calls, correspondence and appropriate follow up.

Day-to-day duties will include: Scheduling cultivation/solicitation meetings, organizing trip logistics, writing briefings for each meeting and conducting all appropriate follow up; creating or updating client fundraising materials (including solicitation letters and proposals); researching and prioritizing prospective donors; coordinating logistics for cultivation and fundraising events.


To apply please send cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Account Assistant Application.”


The Bonner Group is a Washington, D.C.-based progressive Democratic political fundraising firm. Our clients include some of the most prominent and effective progressive organizations across the country. Over the past 25 years, the Bonner Group has worked for major non-profit organizations, Presidential campaigns, House & Senate campaigns, Gubernatorial campaigns, ballot initiatives, capital campaigns, and '527' organizations.

Established by Mary Pat Bonner, the Bonner Group has distinguished itself as a force in the progressive community through its unparalleled experience in major gifts cultivation and ability to develop and execute successful fundraising strategies for a wide variety of clients. Our services include extensive research and strategic planning, major donor solicitation, capital campaigns, event management, database development and grant writing. We interact regularly with key philanthropists, activists and strategists in Washington and across the nation to bring the highest level of service to our clients’ fundraising campaigns.


Qualifications: The Account Assistant position requires a bachelor’s degree, 1-2 years of professional experience (which may include internships), and an interest in fundraising for progressive organizations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to balance keen understanding and vision of our clients’ fundraising goals and strategies with a hands-on, detail-oriented approach to pursuing them. Essential qualifications include strong oral and written communications skills, an excellent telephone manner, meticulous attentiveness to detail, proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and some knowledge of fundraising database software, sound organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of our team. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60806642
  • Location:
    Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
  • Position Title: Account Assistant
  • Company Name: The Bonner Group
  • Industry: Consulting Firm / Vendor
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Development
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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