Development and Administrative Assistant

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity in conservation and agriculture, The Livestock Conservancy is the place for you! You will be at the forefront of saving heritage farm animals from extinction, and supporting small family farmers who are at the grassroots of on-farm conservation.

The Livestock Conservancy is seeking a Development and Administrative Assistant to support fundraising initiatives at The Livestock Conservancy headquarters in Pittsboro, North Carolina. This position will also provide general office support.


  • Research and evaluate individual and institutional donors’ financial capacity, ability and willingness to give, and charitable interests.
  • Support donor appreciation activities and mailings. Coordinate donor acknowledgements.
  • Assist with the preparation, production and mailing of grant applications, proposals, and fundraising letters.
  • Track donations and maintain development records. Generate mailing lists, donation receipts, and reports from a donor database.
  • Manage advertising and sponsorship renewals and track fulfillment.
  • Serve as the organization’s first point of contact by phone, email, and walk-in visitors (we have very few)
  • Fulfill requests for The Livestock Conservancy trade show display and promotional materials
  • Support logistics for events and meetings.
  • Other general office support including sorting, distributing and preparing mail, copying, filing and organizing documents, travel, meeting, and other arrangements for Executive Director and other senior staff, and providing other administrative support to staff as needed.


  • Data management experience with ability to produce reports.
  • Strong computer skills including G-suite, MS Office, Constant Contact or similar.
  • Attention to detail and proven organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to organize time and manage diverse activities.
  • Consistently demonstrates professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Fundraising, development or sales experience, or associate or bachelor’s degree in communications or public relations is highly preferred.
  • Working Conditions
  • Flexible work hours 30-40 hours per week
  • Ability to work under stress during peak workload periods
  • Occasional weekend or evening work may be required

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