Development Coordinator

Website National Audubon Society

Position Summary

The Development Coordinator provides administrative and operational support to Institutional Giving staff. S/he will be an important part of the National Development team, assisting with a variety of projects to help the National Audubon Society grow its corporate, foundation, and government fundraising.

Essential Functions

Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Development Coordinator will:

  • Serve as the primary liaison between the finance, development services, and institutional giving teams—responsible revenue tracking and reporting
  • Work closely with development services to create dashboards and reports for institutional giving—and utilize these data points to drive future actions
  • Organize regular meetings for institutional fundraisers to ensure that A) appropriate actions are taken, B) that we meet all deadlines, and C) that donors progress through the moves management process
  • Play a critical role in donor stewardship and grant compliance by working closely with the conservation teams to monitor progress towards deliverables, identifying success stories and potential challenges that should be communicated to partners—and then work with VP of Development (and others) to develop relevant donor communications, etc.
  • Manage special projects as needed (e.g. Impact Investing, c4 exploration) in concert with the VP of Development
  • Draft donor correspondence including emails, letters, grant reports, and funding proposals.
  • Conduct research to proactively identify new potential supporters for Audubon.
  • Schedule conference calls, appointments, meetings
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records in donor database.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President of Development.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of work experience in a professional setting; nonprofit development experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office as well as Salesforce
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a strong ability to edit and proofread documents.
  • Detail-oriented approach to work with strong organizational skills, and the ability to maintain confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • A self-starter, who is able to prioritize and complete work with minimal supervision while meeting deadlines.
  • Professional, personable, and efficient approach to all aspects of position; must be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A flexible approach to work, with the willingness to travel and work some evenings, if needed.
  • Interest in development, conservation and the mission of the National Audubon Society.

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