Development and Marketing Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



412 Massachusetts Ave.
United States


Position Overview

Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a successful non-profit youth development organization, is seeking a professional, thoughtful, and detail-oriented Development and Marketing Coordinator to join its development team. The position is based in Boston and fulfills a critical function at YES. This position contributes significantly to the organization’s fundraising, communications, and marketing activities and will support several key goals, including:

  • Support the continued implementation of the fundraising goals outlined in the YES Strategic Plan 
  • Support event coordination and execution to help achieve the organization's fundraising goals
  • Develop and execute a high quality, achievable 12-month marketing and communications plan
  • Create and distribute marketing communications to internal and external audiences (including but not limited to donors, alumni, and youth/families) through various digital and print channels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the coordination and planning of various fundraising events and projects. This includes but is not limited to the annual Black Diamond Gala, Team YES/Boston Marathon, Young Professionals Fundraising Events, and Martin Richard Memorial Mile.
  • Write content for the newsletter, annual report, and other external communications
  • Create marketing collateral for a variety of YES programs, activities, and events
  • Manage the website and develop content for online channels. This includes but is not limited to the agency website (, social media platforms, Giving Common, and Guidestar.
  • Prepare and coordinate donor communications (e.g. acknowledgement letters, etc.)
  • Support the YES Young Professionals Committee and fundraising event planning
  • Support the YES Alumni Circle, primarily through a dedicated Facebook page and written communications
  • Supervise Development Department interns (one per semester)

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Previous experience in Development, Marketing, or a related field
  • Excellent writer with strong organizational skills and an attention to detail
  • Masterful at prioritizing tasks/projects as well as time management
  • Fast learner who is comfortable learning new technology. Previous experience with Raisers Edge and Wordpress is a plus.
  • Prior experience with graphic design is desired. Beginner knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • Must be comfortable working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Professional, mature individual who enjoys working in a small shop environment
  • Ability to keep pace and be flexible with the changing needs within the department and/or organization.
  • Passion and energy for advancing the mission of YES and contributing to the success of the organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, English, or related field
  • Ability to occasionally work evenings, early mornings, and weekends as required

The above job description and qualifications are not meant to be all-inclusive. Additional responsibilities and qualifications may be added at any time by the Director of Development and/or Executive Director.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To apply for the position, send your resume and cover letter as a single attachment (Word or PDF) to Email subject line should be “Development and Marketing Coordinator-Your Name”. Deadline to apply is June 8, 2018.