Baltimore (United States of America)
The Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the cultivation and procurement of financial resources in support of the IRC in Baltimore’s efforts. Specific areas of oversight include: donor relations, individual and corporate fundraising, special events, grants research and proposal development. The Development Coordinator is responsible for planning, executing, and monitoring specific fundraising channels, along with ensuring good stewardship of resources.This position reports to the Executive Director.
•Develop an annual fundraising plan with measurable goals for securing of restricted/unrestricted funds
•Implement a strategy linked to the fundraising plan to solicit cash funding through individual/corporate gifts and special event fundraising
•Identify, cultivate, and sustain individual and corporate donors through mailings, face-to-face visits, and other relationship-building methods
•Organize annual fundraiser(s), appeals and other special events, as assigned
•Maintain Salesforce/donor database records to accurately reflect donor cultivation, solicitation, and giving history
•Support a multi-million dollar operating budget by leveraging funding opportunities with federal, state/local and private foundations through prospecting, proposal writing, grants management and conducting the full range of pre-and post-award activities required to ensure on-time submission of high quality proposals and donor reports.
•Coordinate social media presence through by managing facebook page and writing/editing/publishing monthly newsletter articles which highlight client success stories and programs.
•Capture annual program outcomes across resettlement, youth, immigration legal services and economic empowerment programs in colorful one-pagers and other donor facing materials. Become a subject matter expert on IRC’s business development standards and sub-ward management system.
•Research and assist with proposal development, as assigned
•Maintain grant management tracking, proposal calendar, and donor tracking system.
•Support cross-cutting projects and initiatives and other tasks as assigned.
•Bachelor’s Degree required. Certification or continuing education in grant writing, proposal development and/or fundraising a strong plus.
•Two years of grant writing, development, or other related experience preferred. Experience with individual and corporate cultivation and stewardship a plus.
•Event management experience preferred.
•Exceptional writing, research, and organizational skills.
•Ability to work autonomously while prioritizing within tight deadlines.
•Self-directed, but with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team.
•Familiarity with the Baltimore non-profit/philanthropy environment strongly preferred.
•Some supervisory experience a plus.
•Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required.
Working Environment:Standard office work environment; Work outside of traditional office hours as needed
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.