Development/Events Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000.00
Maximum: $47,500.00
Details: Annually




United States


Do you want to make a huge difference in the number one cause of death and disability for most age groups?  Do you want to join an organization that is seen as a national leader in both prevention and support services for brain injuries? Do you want to work with local and national leaders on this issue? The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington is the statewide organization working to prevent all preventable brain injuries and provide services and support to individuals living with a Brain Injury, their family members, and caregivers. The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington is seeking a full‐time Development Manager to support our increased level of fund development activities. Fund development activities will include submitting and monitoring grants, coordinating direct mails campaigns, including annual membership, database entry and reporting, coordinating volunteers and being a key player for our annual B.I.G. Event (Brain Injury Gala), Walk, Run & Roll, Bolt the Tolt Bike Ride, and Golf Tournament. This position will work closely with the staff and Committee Members. This person must have a “can-do” attitude, with an outgoing personality, positive attitude, talent for organization and ability to execute events and tasks with minimal supervision. Exceptional organization, accuracy and flexibility are required. Must interact well with staff, Board, donors and most importantly, those we serve. 

The BIAWA is committed to diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or other challenges. 



  • Plan, promote, and be the day of event lead for the Brain Injury Gala, Walk, Run & Roll, Brain Injury Golf Tournament, Bolt the Tolt Bike Ride, and any other fundraising event.
  • Create marketing plans for all fund development events and programming & manage marketing calendar.
  • Create process and program templates and timelines for standardization and to increase program efficiencies.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for fundraising events as well as in-office activities
  • Maintain and update donor, prospect and volunteer information in database, including data entry, recording donations, report queries, receipting of all donations, and donor acknowledgements.
  • Coordinate direct mail & online campaigns.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information.
  • Research potential funding sources and write grants.
  • Set-up, attend event/fund development meetings, take minutes as needed and report back in a timely fashion. 
  • Coordinate social media.
  • Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Manage membership appeal activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least three (3+) years of development experience with increasing responsibilities and BA or BS.
  • Must be computer literate with all Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Must be proficient in database management. Salesforce/eTapestry/RallyBound a plus.
  • Experience with volunteer coordination and engagement.
  • Ability to work well either independently or as part of a team.
  • Experience in facilitation of large scale fund development events.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including editing and proofreading.
  • Good analytical and problem‐solving skills.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to work some week nights and weekends.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, stoop, kneel and lift up to 25lb on a continuous basis. Must have valid driver’s license and insurance coverage.

This is a full-time position: 40 hours a week, benefits including medical/dental and retirement are available after 3 month trial period; located in Seattle.

Salary Range - $40,000 - $47,500

Send cover letter and resume to: or mail to PO Box 3044, Seattle, WA 98114. We will respond only to those chosen for an interview. Thank you for your consideration.


This is a full-time position: 40 hours a week, benefits including medical/dental and retirement are available after 3 month trial period; located in Seattle.

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in English is a must. Any additional languages spoken is a plus.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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