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Fund Development Coordinator

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The Community Builders, Inc. | Boston, MA
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The Community Builders, Inc.


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Published 13 days ago

March 9, 2020

About The Community Builders

The Community Builders (TCB) is one of America's leading nonprofit housing organizations. Our mission is to build and sustain strong communities where people of all incomes can achieve their full potential. We realize our mission by developing, financing and operating residential communities, neighborhood amenities and resident opportunity programs. Since 1964, we have constructed or preserved hundreds of affordable and mixed-income housing developments and pioneered the Community Life (CL) model for resident success. Today, anchored by offices in Boston, Chicago, Columbus, New York and Washington, D.C., we own or manage 11,000 apartment homes in more than 14 states.


About the Position

Reporting to the director of fund development, the fund development coordinator will assist in obtaining philanthropic funding and investments to sustain and grow Community Life and resident-centered projects. An essential component of this role will be to coordinate researching, writing and producing winning grant proposals. The coordinator will also support funder engagement and cultivation, regional fund development activities and management of department processes, systems and materials. 

Responsibilities 

·        Coordinate fund development activities related to donor prospecting, research, strategy, identification, cultivation and stewardship at national and regional levels to sustain and grow Community Life resident success programs and other resident-centered projects and investments.

  • Manage preparation and completion of effective grant applications and funding proposals, including framing, writing and editing narrative, as well as quality review and submission.

·        Actively maintain and grow a fund development resource library for effective and efficient grant proposal development and submission.

·        Actively maintain current and implement new fund development processes, systems, tools and materials for reports, work plans, budgets, vendors, etc.

·        Manage donor database tools for timely and accurate fund development cultivation, reporting and communications. 

·        Work across regional teams and corporate departments to develop and provide fund development tools, training, and access to department systems and resources.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

·        Positive track record of successful grant writing

·        Positive track record of organizing and implementing systems and processes

·        Excellent writing and presentation skills

·        Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize, multitask, and be self-directed

·        Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create and maintain positive internal and external working relationships

·        High energy and passion for The Community Builders mission


Education & Experience:

·        At least three years of relevant experience, including one in fund development or fundraising

·        A bachelor’s degree is required

·        Experience with Blackbaud’s eTapestry software is a plus

About The Community Builders

The Community Builders (TCB) is one of America's leading nonprofit housing organizations. Our mission is to build and sustain strong communities where people of all incomes can achieve their full potential. We…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

This is a full time position offering a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 403(b) retirement plan, PTO and other offerings.

This is a full time position offering a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 403(b) retirement plan, PTO and other offerings.

How to Apply

Please apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter via the TCB website. The Community Builders, Inc. is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Please apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter via the TCB website. The Community Builders, Inc. is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from…

Location

185 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA 02116-6240

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