Rising Ground seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as the Development Assistant. The Development Assistant will be responsible for providing vital support to all fundraising, public relations, marketing, volunteerism and other activities of the Institutional Advancement Department. S/he works closely with the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement and other team members planning and coordinating development appeals and events, ensuring the integrity of the agency's donor database, website, and coordinating and assisting with other public relations, and marketing activities. This is a great opportunity for an individual interested in learning about fundraising, marketing and public relations at a leading organization in the nonprofit sector. S/he will report directly to the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement (IA).