Development Coordinator (Fundraising)

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Published

10/30/2018

Address

1801 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago
Illinois
60616
United States

Description

U.S. Soccer Overview 

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and by supporting members, impacting athletes, and serving fans. We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create and work on a team. 

 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

 

Position Description 

The U.S. Soccer Federation is seeking a Development Coordinator, who will be responsible for executing the day-to-day operations of the fundraising programs, including providing stellar donor stewardship and executing team communications plans. This individual will manage a robust portfolio of mid-level donors, deliver donor benefits, and assist on all projects to help raise funding in support of U.S. Soccer's mission. 

 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with the Director of Development and other U.S. Soccer staff to help U.S. Soccer achieve its annual fundraising goal
  • Actively manage, fundraise and steward a portfolio of mid-level donors and contribute in select Major Gift proposals and Major Gift donor management
  • Provide daily support, communication, and excellent customer service to elite supporters, donors, and donor prospects, including collaborating across departments to seamlessly manage the ticketing and benefits fulfillment process for high-level donors
  • Manage content and distribution of monthly development communications and collaborate across departments to develop and execute communications strategies around unique programs and campaigns
  • Update and maintain U.S. Soccer’s database of donors and donor prospects 
  • Support in the planning and management of unique, high-access special events for donors and donor prospects 
  • Assist with miscellaneous duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • 1-2 years of successful professional fundraising experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including public speaking, combined with a professional demeanor and active listening skills
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail 
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs 
  • Database management and experience with Salesforce a plus 
  • Ticketing experience a plus
  • Graphic design experience a plus


Working at U.S. Soccer is a unique opportunity. Employees who work at U.S. Soccer have the following attributes: 

  • Adopt a company-centric approach—Serve the Athlete and the Fan
  • Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit 
  • Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges 
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Open to criticism and does not make excuses
  • Possess a tireless work ethic
  • Wants to be part of a team that wins
  • Has the ability to be firm but fair 
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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