Development Coordinator

Posted by
San Francisco SPCA
San Francisco, CA
Published 9 days ago

For over 150 years, the San Francisco SPCA has been a nationally recognized leader in animal welfare and veterinary medicine. Last year, we embarked on Vision 2030 , a groundbreaking strategic plan with the goal of positively impacting at least five million animals over the next 10 years through advocacy, shelter leadership, and access to care. To achieve this vision, we need increased philanthropic investment. As we launch our fundraising campaign for Vision 2030, we are seeking a Development Coordinator who is passionate about our work and promoting our mission. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic self-starter to join our growing development team and help shape the future success of the SF SPCA. 

The Role: This role will be responsible for providing project management and administrative support to the Senior Vice President of Development and department directors, along with project support for the leadership annual giving (Heart of Gold Society), planned giving (Legacy Society and SIDO), and corporate and foundations programs. In addition, this role will work with the Events Marketing Specialist to help coordinate all Major Gifts and Legacy Giving virtual events, assist the Leadership Annual Giving Manager with prospect research, and coordinate donor communications for the team that may include, preparing proposals, program one-pagers, and PPT decks.  

The Development Coordinator reports to Leadership Annual Giving Manager and will be a part of the dedicated and high-performing Development team.

 About Us: The SF SPCA is the nation's fourth humane society and the first west of the Mississippi. Today we continue to be one of the San Francisco Bay Area's most enduring and respected institutions. Recognized as a center of excellence, we operate two public veterinary hospitals, provide low-cost community medicine programs (including a free monthly Mobile Vaccine Clinic), and offer comprehensive behavior resources. The SF SPCA saves the lives of homeless dogs and cats through our shelter medicine and adoption programs, which includes partnerships with shelters across the state. We recently launched Shelter PALS, which provides legal aid support for California shelters, and advocates for animal rights at the policy and legislative levels.

 About You: You are a resourceful and motivated professional who wants to join the animal welfare movement and contribute your passion, expertise, and ideas. You are excited by the opportunity to bring your outstanding interpersonal skills to a good cause, and exemplary administrative/project coordination skills to support the SVP, Development management team, and associated programs (Heart of Gold Society, Legacy and SIDO, corporate and foundations). The successful Development Coordinator will be adept at prioritizing multiple requests, motivated by new learning opportunities and projects, and will show initiative and follow-through on all tasks. You believe in equity for animals and their people and want to spend your professional time improving the world by supporting the animal-human bond. You want to be a joy-maker. 

You Need: At least 1-3 years experience working in similar administrative, project management, or development roles. You need exceptional organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills. You are proficient with Microsoft Office suite and are adept at complex internet research with the ability to uncover and synthesize information from multiple online sources. You have excellent communication and time management skills, enjoy working on multiple projects, and can deftly prioritize multiple requests from colleagues. 

We Offer: Competitive pay depending on experience, on-the-job training, PTO accrual starting day of hire, holidays, medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, pre-tax commuter benefits, tax-deferred retirement plan with matching funds, parking and commuter programs, pet bereavement, and generous employee discounts. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Are values on every SF SPCA job description. They are the principles guiding how we provide services, build our teams, cultivate our leaders, and build a culture of belonging.

For over 150 years, the San Francisco SPCA has been a nationally recognized leader in animal welfare and veterinary medicine. Last year, we embarked on Vision 2030 , a groundbreaking strategic plan with the goal of positively impacting at…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Entry level


Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
201 Alabama St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

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