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:
- 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
- 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
Minimum Education Required