Co-Investment (Development) Associate

  • January 18, 2021
  • Wilmington, DE

Logo of RodelThe core work will involve working with our team, as well as local and national partners, helping Delaware to become a global leader in public education. The Co-Investment Associate is a part of the operations team, supporting fundraising and grant management across all aspects of the process. Working in collaboration with the entire team, the Co-Investment Associate will provide relationship-building research on potential funders and help drive our co-investment pipeline. The Co-Investment Associate will steward application processes for national funding and coordinate reporting requirements with our partners.

Critical Success Personal Attributes and Strengths for this Role: 

  • Passion for the mission and social justice 
  •  Project management skills to ensure goals are met on time
  •  Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency 
  • Strong critical thinking and analytic capability 
  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity 
  •  Good judgment and proactive 
  • Manage multiple, complex projects

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop, communicate, guide and support the co-investment strategy linked to the Rodel priorities and dashboard
  • Manage co-investment portfolio and pipeline
  • Maintain pipeline, trackers and timelines
  • Develop and lead co-investment team meetings to address challenges, provide updates and ensure progress toward goal achievement
  • Provide insights and guidance relative to prospective and funder progress, priorities and conflicts
  • Update team relative to trends and provide recommendations
  • Administer internal co-investment process
  • Track grant cycles and pipeline of prospective funders
  • Prepare relationship managers for meetings to move prospects through pipeline
  • Oversee contact management system database
  • Support funder cultivation events
  • Provide guidance and administrative services for co-investment partners

Education/Experience and Computer Skills:  

The ideal candidate will excel in:  

  • Written and verbal communication
  • The ability to work independently and with others  
  • Strategic thinking 
  • Microsoft Office
  • Strong technical skills with the ability/affinity to learn new technology applications.  

A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred for this position. At least 3 to 5 years of experience coordinating and managing development activities is required.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to to apply.

Contact Us:
Office: (302) 588-1342

100 W. 10th Street, Suite 500
Wilmington, DE 19801

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