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Development Coordinator

Company: Council On Aging
Date Posted: November 1, 2017

NATURE OF WORK

The Development Coordinator is a professional position under the supervision of the Marketing Communications Director. This position is a Fair Labor Standards Salaried/Non-Exempt position. The person in this position is responsible for activities related to fundraising and resource development in accordance with the strategic plans and goals of the organization. Considerable judgment in the frame of professional knowledge must be exercised daily.   Employee must use discretion and independent judgment on matters of significance.  This position requires integrity, trustworthiness, excellent organizational and communication skills, high levels of public contact, and the ability to accurately and concisely portray agency goals and values. Every employee is required to adhere to Council on Aging of West Florida policies and procedures.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Create and maintain a comprehensive donor database and execute all related administrative functions in a timely manner from initial data input to thank you notes 

Apply for an execute low-and-medium level private, individual and foundational grants as needed

Work closely with Marketing Communications in reporting to Accounting Department information on donations 

Develop and maintain a system for accurately recording and safely storing confidential information

Perform market research and analysis in order to strategically create a plan for exceeding development goals

Analyze pertinent donor information and giving history for trends and opportunities and identifying potential new donors

Implement annual giving campaigns  

Increase awareness of will bequests and planned giving options

Participate in the establishment of measurable fundraising and development goals in accordance with the strategic plan of the organization

Develop and maintain ongoing professional relationships with major donors

Develop and coordinate donor recognition initiatives/events

Develop relationships with office managers of area physicians, hospital and rehabilitation discharge personnel and human resource professionals for potential private pay referrals 

Coordinate and execute special events; including but not limited to Rat Pack Reunion, Rat Race, Annual Holiday Donor Volunteer Appreciation Social and Senior Chill Out  

Solicit sponsorships for special events 

Compile and distribute end-of-year tax-deductible information and records

Attract and retain corporate sponsorships

Prepare and maintain appropriate mailing lists 

Work with the volunteer department to secure volunteers to assist with annual mailing and special events

Track “give or get” of members of the board of directors

Ensure that all fundraising and business development initiatives are congruent with the overall desired strategic communication outcomes established for the organization. 

Participate in community and professional organizations and initiatives which will be mutually beneficial to the agency  

Write routine reports and correspondence and making oral presentations; including interviewing clients and writing articles to contribute to Coming of Age Magazine

Seek outreach opportunities within the community to spread awareness of Council on Aging programs and services

Other duties as assigned by the Marketing Communications Director 

MEASURABLE EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE

Attainment of established fundraising and business development goals

• Strategically create a plan for exceeding development goals

Analyze pertinent donor information and giving history for trends and opportunities, identifying potential new donors, and implementing successful fundraising initiative

• Identify and develop relationships conducive to increasing private pay programs 

• Assist with fundraising events, including event planning and execution, solicitation and tracking of sponsorships and ticket sales

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business, sales management or related field  

• Two to five years of proven, successful fundraising experience with a nonprofit organization, including management of donor data base, grant writing and special events planning and implementation

• Strong organizational skills. Must be able to manage multiple tasks, prioritize activities and meet deadlines

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Excellent computer skills

• Ability to follow written/verbal instructions

• Entrepreneurial spirit. Confidence and ability to network with current and potential sponsors

Commitment to teamwork 

• High level of initiative and energy

• Ability to plan and meet deadlines 

• Presentation and oral/written communications skills 

• Demonstrated aptitude for working with internal and external stakeholders 

• Neat/sharp professional appearance

Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly/disabled 

• Evening/weekends as needed for special events

The Council on Aging of West Florida, Inc. reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.

Positions located within the Council on Aging of West Florida, Inc. require a valid Florida driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, dependable automobile, drug/alcohol testing and Level II background screening as a condition of employment.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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APPLY AT 875 ROYCE STREET, PENSACOLA, FL OR ON-LINE AT www.coawfla.org.  COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION, RESUME AND PORTFOLIO REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.  

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

                           HOURS:  M-F, 32 hours/week              ANNUAL SALARY:  $32,000

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