Coordinator, Individual and Major Giving

Job Type

Full Time




39 Broadway
10th Floor
New York
New York
United States


Title:                       Coordinator, Individual and Major Giving

Department:          External Relations - Individual and Major Giving

Reports to:             Director, Individual and Major Giving

Locations:              39 Broadway – Lower Manhattan


Food Bank’s Coordinator of Individual and Major Giving works with a collegial team to help increase funding revenue and provide excellent stewardship to Food Bank’s individual donors. The Coordinator plays a vital role in donor relations, gift acknowledgement, and enhancing data quality and database content.


Under the leadership of the Director of Individual and Major Giving, the Coordinator of Individual and Major Giving will:

Donor Relations (60%):

  • Field all calls and emails through the donor services line;
  • Responsible for Food Bank’s individual giving acknowledgement process, including timely and proper acknowledgement of all gifts $1,000 and above, custom acknowledgements for leadership gifts, and special initiatives for targeted donor segments;
  • Monitor incoming gifts for new major donor prospects and recommend next steps for cultivation/stewardship;
  • Assist in stewardship activities including thank you call and personalized notes.

Administrative Support (30%):

  • Ensure that senior staff are supported in their donor relations work, providing reminders, materials, and draft communications, as well as assisting with briefings, appointment scheduling, and call reports;
  • Work with senior staff to conceive, draft, and edit individual giving program materials, including proposals, presentations, and reports;
  • Coordinate staff and create materials for donor cultivation and fundraising events;

Fundraising Operations (10%):

  • Work to ensure data integrity of all individual donor records, ensuring all coding, activity and strategy information is current, and proactively seeking out potential problems and improvements; 
  • Perform data updates and assist with data quality and enhancement projects in Raiser’s Edge;
  • Perform all other duties as directed by the Director, Individual and Major Giving.


  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • 2-3 Years of professional experience in non-profit development or similar area is a plus
  • Raiser's Edge experience strongly preferred; experience with comparable fundraising database required;
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with a proven reputation for high attention to detail and follow through;
  • Ability to manage work against hard deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to project professional competence and personal and professional maturity;
  • Ability to analyze large sets of data with high attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to operate with purpose, urgency and accuracy in a fast-paced deadline driven environment;
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and Raiser’s Edge or comparable database
  • Event planning, Direct Mail, or Online Fundraising experience a plus; 
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and Raiser’s Edge or comparable database; and
  • Commitment to social justice/hunger issues.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Food Bank’s core values
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous process improvement

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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