The Development Coordinator works on a variety of fundraising activities in support of approved tactics and provides administrative support for the Directors of Individual and Institutional Giving, Principal Gifts and Global Priorities and the fundraising teams that they manage. They will collaborate with other teams and communicate on behalf of the program directors within TNC that interact with the PG and GP teams, including Executive and Conservation Leadership teams.
The Development Coordinator may be responsible various activities, including drafting correspondence and acknowledgements, sorting and distributing mail, organizing and maintaining files, purchasing, maintaining equipment, working with vendors, assisting donors with asset transfer, processing and recording gifts, planning logistics of meetings, and assisting with the planning of special events for prospects, donors and the team. They may provide program information to prospects and donors, assist with writing development publications and proposals, and donor research. The Coordinator uses the available fundraising management system to enter, track and record data, produce donor reports, and perform analysis and research. They may handle domestic and international travel arrangements and calendar for supervisor and team, as well as assisting with the business expense system. They apply established processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness. The Coordinator may have substantial contact with staff, donors, legal and financial professionals. They will provide other staff with information they need to make decisions and solve problems. They will perform administrative functions as required.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
- Does not supervise any staff, but may supervise volunteers, interns, or temporary staff.
- Duties are performed under general supervision and established guidelines.
- Financial responsibility may include working within a budget, purchasing, processing invoices, contracting with vendors, and assisting with budget tracking.
- Refers difficult questions and unusual problems to supervisor.
- Serve as a team member for assigned projects.
- Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.
- Work overtime as needed.