The Development Coordinator provides administrative, customer service, and date entry support to the Development Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the major gift files and ensures accurate documentation.
  • Provides assistance as needed for special events.
  • Manages the Foundation's donor acknowledgement program.
  • Maintains relationships with vendors: monitors work flow, audits data, negotiates pricing and work objectives, verifies invoices to contracts.
  • Prepares and tracks purchase orders and invoices.
  • Provides affiliate reports and membership materials through monthly mailing and on request of individual affiliates.
  • Monitors analytical data from internal departments and provides periodic reports.
  • Schedules and provides support for internal and external meetings.
  • Various other duties and special projects, as assigned by the Vice President of Development.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2 to 4 years' experience as an administrative assistant, preferably for a non-profit

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Licenses, Certifications, Etc.

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies written style to meet needs.
  • Utilizes technology effectively to reach target audience through multiple venues to include social media outlets.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness with a penchant for detail.
  • Adapts to and embraces change in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit situation; Able to manage frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Exhibits independent, effective problem-solving techniques and abilities.
  • Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources.