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Development Coordinator

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Workshops for Warriors, Inc.


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Published 20 days ago

February 15, 2021
February 14, 2021
Commensurate with experience

Nonprofit that provides vocational training to hundreds of veterans a year seeks experienced fundraising professional to expand our fund development capacity. If you are a hyper-organized, excellent communicator passionate about fundraising and social impact, we’d love to hear from you. Veterans preferred. The new hire will work closely with the Executive Director and Chief Strategy Officer to ensure that the agency has the resources needed to meet the intense need coming both from veteran applicants and business partners.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the fundraising activities of our founders—the Executive Director and Chief Strategy Officer—to include drafting donor communications, grant requests, and proposals; ensuring their timely attention to all fundraising priorities; preparing donor acknowledgements; conducting research on prospects before meetings; and other tasks as identified
  • Collaborate with the executive team, consultants, and the Board of Directors to create and implement a development plan, designed to expand agency annual revenues from $6M to $10M to expand operations
  • Support board engagement in fundraising, including ensuring 100% board giving, relevant introductions to prospects, preparing talking points and materials for meetings with prospects and industry events, preparing fundraising updates for board meetings, and enlisting their support with donor thank you calls
  • Manage and maintain the organization’s Salesforce CRM database, including active, proper usage by all relevant staff
  • Leverage industry databases and tools to identify new fundraising prospects, including foundations, corporations, and major donors
  • Represent the agency at relevant community events

Skills Required:

  • Comfort and experience with managing up
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities seamlessly
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency with writing grants and proposals
  • Previous success meeting fundraising goals through diverse funding streams
  • Ability to organize, motivate, and lead colleagues, board members, and volunteers to success
  • Experience seeking out and cultivating relationships that lead to both new and increased funding
  • Experience leading or supporting donor recognition and stewardship activities
  • Capital campaign and fundraising event experience a plus
  • Demonstrated commitment to social impact and ideally to veterans’ issues

Experience Required:

  • Professional: Minimum of 3-5 years nonprofit fundraising experience; knowledge of or experience in veteran affairs field a plus; must have a valid driver’s license and consistent access to a car
  • Preferred Skills: Fluency with Microsoft Office tools and Salesforce CRM a must; experience with foundation research and a donor database is preferred
  • Personal Attributes: Must be a self-starter with strong organizational, communication/presentation and customer service skills; have the ability to interact with and relate well to others, and possess the ability to work independently; must have a keen eye for detail and a collaborative spirit; must be flexible, have a positive, can-do attitude, and have a strong desire to work helping others
  • Academic Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred

Nonprofit that provides vocational training to hundreds of veterans a year seeks experienced fundraising professional to expand our fund development capacity. If you are a hyper-organized, excellent communicator passionate about…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Paid Time Off (includes vacation, personal and sick), Health, Dental, Vision, 401(K)

Paid Time Off (includes vacation, personal and sick), Health, Dental, Vision, 401(K)

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Fluent


English - Fluent


Location

On-site
San Diego, CA

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to Rachel Luis y Prado at r@wfw.org.  No phone calls please.

Email cover letter and resume to Rachel Luis y Prado at r@wfw.org.  No phone calls please.

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