Development Coordinator

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time





Job Title:   Development Coordinator

Reports To:   Senior Manager of Development Operations

Department:  Institutional Advancement

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA):  Non Exempt        


General Job Description:

The Development Coordinator supports the Unit’s management, cultivation, and solicitation of individuals and foundations. The position will help leverage the organization’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to support data-driven approaches to fundraising. This includes compiling donations, researching prospects, providing support on grant applications, performing regular data integrity checks within CRM, and assisting with the training of unit’s staff on CRM’s best practices. The position requires strong attention to detail, and a keen knowledge of the activities and procedures specific to the Institutional Advancement Unit. The Coordinator reports to the Senior Manager of Development Operations and works closely with all members of the team on the implementation of the organization’s fundraising plans.




  • Assist the Senior Manager of Development Operations in maintaining the Unit’s prospect pipelines within CRM, including but not limited to monitoring, updating, and standardizing opportunities, and updating training guides on prospect management.
  • Generate prospect reports.
  • Provide support on grant applications and reports.
  • Coordinate online donor solicitations and stewardship.
  • Improve fundraising reports and constituent data in CRM.
  • Other duties assigned.



Direct Reports    

  • None


Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 2 years of experience.


Physical Requirements

  • Lifting responsibilities of up to 20 pounds.



  • Daily activities are conducted in a typical office environment.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Proficient in donor management software.
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills.





NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the Executive Director, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and the organization.



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