Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, the part‐time
Development Coordinator develops and executes the organization’s resource
development efforts and other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director. Priority is
identifying funding sources and submitting proposals. Salary is commensurate with
experience. There is potential for this to become a full time position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the organization in developing and implementing a development plan that includes direct mail, leadership giving, special events, grant management, donor prospect management, donor stewardship and social media and marketing;
- Perform prospect research on foundations, corporations, public sources and individuals to identify and evaluate prospective donors;
- Prepare, submit and manage grant proposals. Comply with grant reporting as required by funders;
- Coordinate the organization’s individual donor fundraising program, including the production of direct mail appeals, social media and the cultivation of leadership donors;
- Assist the Executive Director in scheduling and preparing for meetings and site visits with current and prospective funders;
- Assist with designing, coordinating and implementing special events. Track event revenue and expenses;
- Coordinate a communications program, including promotional materials and electronic communications;
- Track all gift information and grant award summaries in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting;
- Prepare acknowledgement letters for all donors;
- Work with the Executive Director, Advisory Board and other staff in planning and implementing development activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of basic resource development techniques and strategies;
- Strong written and verbal communication skills;
- Ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive grant proposals;
- Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner;
- Knowledge of fundraising information resources;
- Experience writing letters of inquiry, concept proposals and similar documents;
- Ability to plan, delegate, and evaluate;
- Experience in establishing contacts with key community leaders and organizations;
- Core computer skills in word processing, data base management, spreadsheets and electronic communications (email, listserv, e‐newsletters, social media, etc);
- Ability to learn and use specialized software (such as Sage).
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Masters degree preferred;
- Minimum of four (4) years of nonprofit fundraising/resource development experience to include major gifts, annual giving, special events and similar activities;
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
- Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments and meet deadlines;
- Experience in developing project budgets.
Office is located in Media, PA (Delaware County). Submit brief cover letter and resume to:
Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania
1400 N. Providence Road, Suite 3007
Media, PA 19063
Or email to tolsen@PreventChildAbusePA.org
No phone calls, please.