Development Coordinator- Maryland/S.Delaware

Job Type

Full Time




United States


As a Development Coordinator you'll help accomplish our mission by providing the critical back-office support and assisting with our local chapter’s fundraising events. This is a great fit for a passionate, hard-working individual with an interest in nonprofits, fundraising, or operations.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Office Management

  • Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of Crohn's & Colitis Foundation facilities, equipment and documents by managing the office facilities and coordinate with vendors for daily operations and timely payment of invoices;
  • Monitor and answer chapter inquiries via phone and email;
  • Actively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local region while advancing Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's mission

Program Management & Development

  • Assist chapter staff with planning for all local fundraising events (Take Steps, Team Challenge, Evening of Hope gala, spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures). Projects include, copywriting, participant communication, updating e-newsletter and website content, vendor coordination, and volunteer management
  • Take a lead role in event coordination and logistics
  • Manage office volunteers and coordinate volunteer involvement for the chapter’s off-site events
  • Assist the Executive Director with chapter mailings, Board communication, donor stewardship, meeting minutes, and staff activities

Data Entry & Finance

  • Maintain up to date and accurate records via our internal database
  • Receive, process, accurately acknowledge chapter donations as well as keeping impeccable financial records and preparing monthly statements


  • Assist in creating e-newsletters and email communications for Foundation constituents
  • With Chapter staff and internal support, manage the chapter’s social media pages, website and create engaging content for followers
  • Assist with the preparation of collateral materials related to fundraising programs and mission activities
  • Research and initiate application processes for solicitations of charitable foundations in the chapter markets


  • College graduate or equivalent experience required. Prior administrative or nonprofit work experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of success managing multiple projects, providing excellence in customer service, building community through marketing, outreach, or communications, and working with donors/volunteers.
  • Self-motivated, results oriented professional with strong organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail. Experience working with budgets and finance a plus
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database management)
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends

Core Competencies:

  • A commitment to provide hope to our patients, professionals and wider community and further the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Mission.
  • Enthusiasm to work collaboratively across departments at all levels of the organization (both internally & externally)
  • A drive to succeed and a willingness to learn
  • A commitment to embrace our core values of building trust, accountability, communication, compassion, integrity, leadership and resiliency

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement