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Development Coordinator

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Book Trust
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Denver, CO
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Published 9 days ago

THE ORGANIZATION

Book Trust is a national early literacy 501(c)3 organization founded twenty years ago with the mission to engage every child in book choice and ownership, cultivating literacy-rich communities. Our vision is that every child, especially children from underserved communities, has access to books and discovers the joy and power of reading. Book Trust acts as an equity game changer, bridging the opportunity gap in order for students to choose books of interest and become life-long learners. Now more than ever, Book Trust home libraries serve as a learning safety net as our nations education system copes with school closures and distance learning. We collaborate with Scholastic Publishing, School Districts, and Teachers to deliver our program in 21 states across the country


POSITION SUMMARY

The Development Coordinator position is primarily responsible for providing project management, research and administrative support to the development team in order to increase fundraising efficiency while appropriately cultivating various tiers of donors. Position will flex between a remote environment and on-site work in Denver, Colorado.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage CRM database (DonorPerfect Online), including maintaining accurate records of all donor activities, entering and tracking donations, and pulling reports.
  • Maintain and organize development and communication documents in virtual platform.
  • Assist in the identification, research and qualification of new donor prospects.
  • Support various research projects such as briefings for donor and prospect meetings.
  • Manage donor recognition and stewardship activities including thank you letters and reporting.
  • Support in-person and virtual volunteer engagement opportunities.
  • Support annual in-person and virtual event planning and execution activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a development role, preferably in a nonprofit environment.
  • Proficiency with software programs including DonorPerfect, Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact/Mail Chimp.
  • Demonstrates a passion for the organization’s mission.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented focus.
  • An effective and open communicator, with high-level oral and writing skills.
  • A sense of humor and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and sustaining collaborative working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize workload, maintain several projects of equal priority at once, and sustain productivity and accuracy under pressure.
  • Understanding of working with and maintaining confidential information.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own. interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to success.
  • Professional and mature demeanor with strong ethical standards and ability to adapt to change.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

THE ORGANIZATION

Book Trust is a national early literacy 501(c)3 organization founded twenty years ago with the mission to engage every child in book choice and ownership, cultivating literacy-rich communities. Our vision is that every…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 23, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 25, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$40,000 - $45,000

Benefits

  • A competitive benefits package.
  • A collaborative work environment in a growing organization and the opportunity to make an impact in the education and nonprofit sectors.
  • A competitive benefits package.
  • A collaborative work environment in a growing organization and the opportunity to make an impact in the education and nonprofit sectors.

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Denver, CO
Associated Location
Denver, CO, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the organization’s President and CEO, Kellie O’Keefe: jobs@booktrust.org by June 25, 2021. Please refer to the Development Coordinator role in the Subject Line.

Book Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the organization’s President and CEO, Kellie O’Keefe: jobs@booktrust.org by June 25, 2021. Please refer to the…

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