Employment Opportunities at MAM

Job Title:
Development Specialist


Fund Development

Reports to:

Development Director

Employment Status:



Spring Branch - 1625 Blalock


Are these things important to you?

  • Part-time work with a flexible work schedule for work-life or work-college balance

  • Desire to potentially grow into a full-time role

  • Opportunity to exercise social responsibility and providing for community needs

  • Working in an authentic workplace with co-workers who share your desire to be a part of community solutions

MAM (Memorial Assistance Ministries), located in the Spring Branch community of Houston, Texas, has an immediate need for a part-time Development Specialist.  Our ideal candidate is a person who is looking to work 20-25 hours per week and finds joy in working in a culture of philanthropy and providing for community needs.  

The Development Specialist is responsible for the donor gift acknowledgement process and supporting the internal efforts of the fund development department. The position provides gift administration and a variety of general and specific office functions centering on the activities of the Fund Development Team.


Whether you are looking for work-life balance from your professional experience, or you are a college student with very specific goals of social responsibility, we can work with you to develop a schedule to let you have both.  What we need from you to make this a success is:

  • A demonstrated ability to work with persons from all walks of life

  • Strong capacity for attention to analytical detail

  • Desire to take initiative and work independently in a supportive role

  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills

  • Professional oral and written communication 

  • Ability to collaborate 



  • Proficient in MS Office in Outlook, Word, and Excel, using tables, formulas, etc

  • Ability to create donor correspondence utilizing mail merges, appropriate letter formats, etc

  • Strong administrative and clerical skills

  • Strong command of the English written language

  • Experience working with donor database software, preferably Donor Perfect

  • Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques

  • Reliable use of a smartphone


  • Required - High school graduate with three years of experience in a general office environment with expansive computer usage required

Successful candidates will be able to pass a pre-employment drug and background screen, as well as prove their qualifications through skills testing which align with the essential requirements of this position.

MAM provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To Apply:

You can upload your resume and cover letter when prompted during the applicaiton process.

Main Office (Spring Branch): 1625 Blalock Road, Houston, TX 77080  |  (713) 468-4516

West Houston Office: 2424 Wilcrest Road #120, Houston, TX 77042  |  (713) 266-8777

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MAM is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.