Special Projects Associate

Location: West Chester, PA office
Type of position:  Hourly; up to 10 hours/week with opportunities for additional hours as needed
Compensation: $12 - $15 / hour

American Philanthropic’s direct response group helps nonprofits acquire new donors and cultivate a deeper relationship with current supporters by planning, consulting on, and executing direct mail and digital fundraising campaigns. 


As an American Philanthropic Special Projects Associate, you will provide support for the Direct Response fundraising group and Operations staff. You will work in the West Chester office up to ten hours per week between 9 am and 5 pm and report to the manager of the Direct Response group. Ideally, you will be available for additional hours on an as-needed, occasional basis.

Duties will include:

  • Completing in-house direct mail projects by printing and stamping components, assembling, sealing, and taking completed mailings to the post office
  • Maintaining the direct response database, entering project specifications and returns for all segments and lists of direct mail projects and scanning final mail packages
  • Performing research and data processing related to direct response as needed
  • System and administrative asks as well as occasional event assistance


  • A keen eye for detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Dependability and conscientiousness
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Availability to work regular hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday each week
  • Flexibility

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and résumé to Jennifer Fox, Director of Operations, at

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