CareMessage is hiring a

Part-time Development Assistant

Grants Pass, United States

We’re looking for a part-time Development Assistant to help us raise our next round of philanthropic capital. As a key member of the Development team, you will collaborate with the CEO and Development Manager to support the organization’s efforts to build a strong pipeline of mission-aligned investors, primarily individual and institutional donors. You will also help build more systematic processes and systems to streamline development operations. This is an exciting role for a highly motivated and organized individual.

You must be available 20 hours/week on a contract basis until March 31st, 2017. You can work from our office in downtown San Francisco or remotely.


  • Maintain and regularly update individual and institutional records in Salesforce
  • Create fundraising reports and dashboards to inform decision-making
  • Improve development workflows and build processes to streamline operations
  • Conduct prospect research on individuals and institutions
  • Prepare pledge/acknowledgement letters and other correspondence to donors
  • Support efforts to cultivate and steward donors
  • Assist with other fundraising activities as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience working on a non-profit development team
  • Keen attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with using Salesforce or equivalent CRM or donor-management software
  • Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines
  • A knowledge and passion for philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and/or using technology to transform healthcare access and delivery in underserved communities


  • This is a contract position with an hourly salary commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity to transition to a full time role
  • Work at an innovative social enterprise that impacts millions of underserved patients in the United States!

About CareMessage 

CareMessage is a unique, fast growth (300%+ CAGR) SaaS not-for-profit health technology company dedicated to improving healthcare outcomes for underserved patient populations in the United States (and some day, globally). CareMessage’s technology acts as a bridge between the patient/caregiver and the healthcare organization, typically a hospital, clinic or health plan. For the healthcare organization, CareMessage’s cloud-based dashboard enables staff members to automate various kinds of interventions for individual and groups of patients. The patient/caregiver receives targeted alerts, reminders and notifications through text and voice messaging.
Over the last year, CareMessage has been tripled in size, quadrupled its total customer base and achieved significant revenue growth (including partnering with some of the largest health systems and health plans in the country). CareMessage currently partners with nearly 200 healthcare organizations in 38 states across the country. The organization is reaching more than 700,000 patients, and is doubling its reach every six months. CareMessage has raised significant philanthropic capital from major institutions, including, Y Combinator, the Pershing Square Foundation, the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the CVS Health Foundation, the Marc and Laura Andreessen Foundation and the William K. Bowes Jr. Foundation. CareMessage employs ~35 people and is based in San Francisco, CA.

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